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diet tips
7 diet tips to kick start 2024 in a healthy way

Prioritizing health has become the most important part of everyone’s bucket list in 2024. Check out some of the unique diet tips so that you can healthily start this New Year!

  • Sunday, 07 January 2024
Microwave oven
Can using a microwave oven lead to cancer? Here's what health experts say

Many people believe that microwave ovens can lead to cancer. So is it true that microwave oven radiation can cause cancer?

  • Sunday, 07 January 2024
  • Cancer
Diarrhoea outbreak in Cuttack, 15 hospitalised 
Diarrhoea outbreak in Cuttack, 15 hospitalised 

After unleashing terror in Sundargarh’s Rourkela, diarrhoea has reared its ugly head in Bishnupur village under Tigiria Police limits of Cuttack district.

  • Saturday, 06 January 2024
Covid-19
India records 774 fresh Covid cases, active caseload stands at 4187

Two deaths -- one each from Tamil Nadu and Gujarat -- were reported in a span of 24 hours, according to the ministry's data updated at 8 am.

Covid
India reports 760 new Covid cases, 7 deaths recorded in 48 hours

Two new fatalities -- one each from Kerala and Karnataka -- were reported in the span of 24 hours, according to the ministry's data. On Wednesday, five deaths were reported, one each from Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Punjab, two from Kerala.

Covid JN.1 variant
Covid JN.1 sub-variant enters Odisha, 2 cases detected

As per the Odisha Health and Family Welfare data, the infected persons belong to Sundargarh and Bhubaneswar. While the patient hailing from Sundargarh has been cured of the disease, the one in Bhubaneswar is still under treatment at a private hospital.

  • Thursday, 04 January 2024
Covid-19 JN 1 variant
India reports 841 new Covid19 cases, 3 deaths in 24 hours

Three new fatalities -- one each from Kerala, Karnataka and Bihar -- have been reported in the span of 24 hours, according to the ministry's data.

Covid-19 cases spike
COVID scare: Odisha govt cautions all govt medical colleges and hospitals, 'action points' issued

In the letter, Public Health Director Niranjan Mishra wrote, “The recent rise in COVID-19 cases across India necessitates immediate and proactive measures to combat any surge in COVID-19 cases in the state."

  • Saturday, 30 December 2023
Covid-19 JN 1 variant
Will COVID-19 sub-variant JN.1 drive a severe Covid wave in India?

India on Friday reported 4,091 active Covid cases and five deaths, revealed data from the Union Health Ministry.

coronavirus
Five more Covid positive cases reported in Odisha; active case tally rises to 13

The Odisha government has already issued an advisory urging several categories of people to use facemasks while going out in view of the emergence of JN.1 variant of Covid-19 in several other States.

Mpox cases: WHO reports 906 new cases from 26 countries in November
Mpox cases: WHO reports 906 new cases from 26 countries in November

This amounts to an increase of 26 per cent compared to cases in October, the WHO said in its latest monthly update.

  • Thursday, 28 December 2023
  • WHO
managing prediabetes
Managing pre-diabetes: Full fat Yogurt has surprising benefits over low fat milk

Full-fat yogurt is considered more beneficial than low-fat milk. Know the reason!

  • Wednesday, 27 December 2023
Rise in stroke cases by 40 per cent in Delhi-NCR: Docs blame pollution, low temperature
Rise in stroke cases by 40 per cent in Delhi-NCR: Docs blame pollution, low temperature

In addition to dense fog conditions, the Indian Meterriolgical Department on Wednesday predicted the minimum temperatures in the range of 7 degrees Celsius -10 degrees Celsius over most parts of plains of Northwest India.

  • Wednesday, 27 December 2023
  • Delhi
Coronavirus
2 new Covid-19 positive patients take Odisha tally to five

Meanwhile, three Covid-19 positive patients have died in the last 24 hours in Karnataka. Apart from masking, the Karnataka government has made 7-day home isolation mandatory for every Covid-19 positive patient.

  • Wednesday, 27 December 2023
Ayurveda in winter
Ayurveda Special: What should be your perfect routine in winter?

Ayurveda has answers to everything. This ancient system of medicine can help you lead a perfectly healthy and happy life during winter.

  • Tuesday, 26 December 2023
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