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This is what daily egg consumption can do 22.5.2018 General News
When eating an apple can save you from a doctor then consuming an egg will significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide, including China, mostly due to ischaemic heart disease and stroke (including both haemorrhagic and ischaemic stroke).Unlike ischaemic heart disease, which is the leading cause of premature death in most Western countries, stroke is the most responsible cause in China, followed by heart disease.Eggs are a prominent source of dietary cholesterol, but they also contain high-quality protein, many vitamins and bioactive components such as phospholipids and carotenoids.Previous studies looking at associations between eating eggs and impact on health have been inconsistent, and most of them found insignificant associations between egg consumption and coronary heart disease or stroke.Therefore, a team of researchers from China and the UK led by Professor Liming Li and Dr Canqing .
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State fast-tracks virology institute at Thonnakkal 22.5.2018 Hindu: National
With the State on high alert over the Nipah virus outbreak in Kozhikode, the government has fast-tracked the establishment of a virology institute to
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Mangalavanam not in risk zone now 22.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Presence of large number of bats in sanctuary calls for precautionary steps
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No need for people to panic: CM 21.5.2018 Hindu: National
Says infection is under control
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Kanniyakumari hospitals on high alert 21.5.2018 Hindu: Rx
As Nipah virus triggers panic in Kerala
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Haryana to release mosquito fish in water bodies to control larvae 21.5.2018 General News
The Haryana government will release mosquito fish Gambusia in water bodies in rural and urban areas to prevent and control the spread of vector-borne diseases in the state, a senior official said today. Haryana Chief Secretary D S Dhesi said the decision is a part of measures taken to contain vector-borne diseases. The move comes ahead of the beginning of the peak season for vector-borne diseases between mid-July and November. Listing other measures, he said fogging machines would be purchased for all district wards and villages. He directed chief medical officers and district officers to procure the machines within 15 days through the government e-marketplace portal. At least one fogging machine would be installed on one vehicle at district headquarters and the health department would provide medicine and calendar related to fogging, he said. Campaigns would be launched by Urban Local Bodies Department, Panchayati Raj Department, Haryana Urban Development Authority and others to .
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State fast-tracks virology institute 21.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
With the State on high alert over the Nipah virus outbreak in Kozhikode, the government has fast-tracked the establishment of a virology institute to
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Dead fish in Indira Gandhi canal: authorities stop drinking water supply 21.5.2018 General News
Contaminated water with dead fish and snakes has entered into Rajasthan through Indira Gandhi canal from Punjab, prompting the authorities to stop drinking water supply from the canal as a precautionary measure. The water in the canal is black and red with foul smell and dead fish and snakes have been spotted in the water therefore its supply to water storage tanks has been stopped, Vinod Jain, superintendent engineer (addl charge) of the Public Health and Engineering Department (PHED), Sriganganagar, told PTI. He said that the department already has the storage of potable water which will be supplied to the public till the contaminated water issue is resolved in a couple of days. As the canal water is highly polluted and stinking, we are not supplying it for drinking purpose as a precautionary measure since yesterday. Samples were collected yesterday and today, he said. He said the drinking water supply to Sriganganagar district is 50,000 kilo litre per day. In Bikaner also, the ...
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Govt ropes in chemists to identify TB cases in Rajasthan 21.5.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
With an aim to ensure that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) from the country by 2025 is accomplished, the state government has roped in chemists to identify TB cases in the state. To sensitise chemists and druggists about their role in the campaign, workshops have been conducted across the state. Following this, chemists have now started sharing the details of TB patients to health officials and it is helping in keeping a tab on the number of afflicted people in the state. “More than 45,000 chemists and druggists across the state were asked to give the details of patients buying TB medicines, along with the name of the doctor treating them,” Ajay Phatak, drug controller-II told DNA. “28 workshops have been organised in districts for chemists and druggists. They have to compulsorily make entry of TB medicines sold to TB patients in Schedule H1 register and share the detailed information with the health department,” he added. State health department is of the view that ...
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How Afghanistan improved its health in 10 years despite bombs and bullets 20.5.2018 Latest News
Childhood vaccinations doubled from 40% to 80% during this time
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‘Transfat accounts for high morbidity in India’ 19.5.2018 Hindu: Health
The World Health Organisation-recommended REPLACE initiative can help cut deaths
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Think F+ 19.5.2018 Hindu: Health
Deficiency of vitamin D (also known as the sunshine vitamin), has emerged as a silent public health challenge in India. About 70% of urban Indians a
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Top priority given to irrigation, water supply schemes: HP CM 19.5.2018 General News
Top priority has been accorded to irrigation and water supply schemes in Himachal Pradesh and Rs 2,572 crore has been earmarked in the state budget for early completion of these, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said today. At a public meeting at Kelodhar in Seraj Assembly Constituency represented by Thakur, he said the government's endeavour is to bring more areas under assured irrigation so that farmers could go for crop diversification instead of growing traditional crops. The chief minister said soon after assuming office, his government decided to lower the age-limit for senior citizens to get social security pension without the income limit criteria Asserting that the BJP government was committed to providing responsive, transparent and accountable administration to the people of the state, Thakur said, better road connectivity, especially in rural areas was the main concern of the state government. Irrigation and Public Health and Horticulture Minister Mahender Singh Thakur said ..
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'Bharat Ane Nenu' actor Mahesh Babu sponsors sports rehab center 19.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
Not many know that South Superstar Mahesh Babu, who is currently riding high on the success of 'Bharat Ane Nenu' has been associated with NRI SEVA Foundation to sponsor 'Free Sports Rehab center'.  Mahesh Babu has been lending a helping hand to NRI SEVA Foundation to facilitate Indian athletes who cannot afford Rehab service. The organization conducts free health camps in slum areas every day for the past 6 years and caters to almost 150 patients daily. Few months ago, NRI SEVA Foundation team approached Mahesh Babu and Namrata Shirodkar and presented their work since April 2012 with their consistent humanitarian services by reaching unreached people and been giving free health services, primarily Physiotherapy by treating more than 45,000 patients out of which more than 2500 are bedridden patients who suffered with stroke (Paralysis patients), head injuries, Kids with  Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy and many other pediatric conditions. Mahesh sponsored for one of their unique program for ...
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Union Secretary inspects developmental works 19.5.2018 Hindu: Sport
Ramanathapuram Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, the nodal ministry designated to monitor progress in va
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What is hepatitis control all about? 19.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
What is it?The World Health Organisation has listed viral hepatitis as a major public health problem throughout the world and particularly in India. “
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What is hepatitis control is all about? 19.5.2018 Hindu: Gadgets
What is it?The World Health Organisation has listed viral hepatitis as a major public health problem throughout the world and particularly in India. “
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Reboot Wellness offers effective help for a range of mental health issues 18.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The centre aims to help people get over the stigma associated with mental illnesses by providing sessions with psychologists, psychiatrists and counsellors in a non-hospital environment
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No more an acronym, AYUSH to be adopted as a word 18.5.2018 General News
The Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology (CSTT) has decided to adopt the acronym "AYUSH" as a word, both in the English and Hindi languages, for scientific and technical purposes, an official release said today. The CSTT adopted the acronym as a word based on a proposal of the Ministry of AYUSH. The ministry in the release said "AYUSH" became popular as the acronym for five traditional systems of medicine -- Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy. The release said that as per the commission, the word "AYUSH" will have the meaning "traditional and non-conventional systems of healthcare and healing, which include Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Homeopathy etc". Based on the ministry's proposal, the CSTT has decided to adopt the same (AYUSH) as a word in both the Hindi and English languages for scientific and technical purposes, it said. Union AYUSH Minister Sripad Naik said it would underline the essential unity of all the holistic ...
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“AYUSH” finds a place in English Language 18.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology has decided to adopt the word ‘AYUSH’ in Hindi and English languages for scientific and technical purposes. The “AYUSH” became popular as the acronym for five traditional and complementary systems of medicine, namely Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy and successfully adopted and used in all Government communications.
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