‘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...

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...

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...

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...

‘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 it's...

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 can be...

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 at...

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 in chest) get worse and stay worse,...

SKIN CARE TIPS

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 even...

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...

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