‘Today, mortality rate at GB Pant Hospital is lower than national average’

  After taking over as Medical Superintendent of GB Pant Hospital, Dr Shafqat Khan put into motion a slew of measures which have not only improved patient care at the lone paediatric hospital of the Valley, but it has also changed the way patients are attended to in government-run hospitals.    KS) Tell us about your career and the places where More...

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By Kashmir Scan On Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

Daily Consumption Of Chocolate Might Reduce Diabetes Risk

Eating small amounts of dark chocolate on a daily basis could decrease the risk of diabetes and heart disease, according to a new study conducted by Luxembourg Institute of Health, the University of Warwick Medical More...

By Kashmir Scan On Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

How Long To Nap For The Best Benefits

Who doesn’t love to Nap? Sadly, Napping is often frowned upon in our workaholic American culture. Naps are reserved for the lazy and unambitious or for retirees with plenty of time on their hands. Naps are not More...

By Kashmir Scan On Friday, July 1st, 2016
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Destroy Your Moles, Warts,Blackheads, Skin Tags And Age Spots Completely Naturally

Due to the fact that the skin is very sensitive, skin-related issues are very common among people. Moles, skin tags, clogged pores, and skin breakouts are the most common types, all of which are typically caused More...

By Kashmir Scan On Monday, May 9th, 2016

‘Cancer Catastrophe’

Despite registering an unprecedented rise, the incidences of cancer have failed to pinch the empathy levels of the state’s policymakers. As more people fall prey to the fatal disease, Sheikh Umar Ahmad argues More...

By Kashmir Scan On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Infants’ Immobiliser

The lack of neonatal facilities at the peripheral health centres and hospitals across Jammu and Kashmir coupled with the lack of awareness among people aggravates the problems associated with Cerebral Palsy which More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Thursday, January 21st, 2016

5 common causes of a bloated belly

Here are five common causes of a bloated belly. The reasons could be trivial but it’s better to get a check-up. You’re not pregnant and you haven’t gained weight, but your jeans are straining More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Health and Fitness

Kashmir Scan, Dec 2015  Vitamin D reduces lung disease flare-ups Flare-ups are when a COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) patient’s usual symptoms (coughing, excess mucus, shortness of breath, tightness More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Thursday, January 30th, 2014


January 2014  By Dr Sudhir Sharma Your skin is a bellwether to your overall health. If you’re not healthy, it will be reflected in your complexion. But that doesn’t mean you should neglect your skin More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Health Tips for Ramadan!

July 2013 Fast of Ramadan is meticulous during the best of times. Between long and hot summer days, it may be required observe the fast for as many as sixteen or more hours. To ensure satisfactory nutrition and More...

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