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  • Baby Food Diet: Would You Follow This Extreme Diet to Cut Down on Extra Calories?

    11 August, 2017 3:07 AM 61

    Highlights We live in a world obsessed with 'lean' rather than 'healthy' Adults are turning to baby foods to shed those extra kilos It boasts of being an effective means to cut down on calories We live in a world obsessed with 'lean' rather than 'healthy' when it comes to our body. As such most of us seek out quick ways to cut down on flabs with any means

  • Nurse dies in hospital while on duty

    10 August, 2017 2:49 PM 30

    Kolkata, Aug 10 (PTI) A nurse of a private hospital here died while on duty due to alleged medical negligence of the hospital authorities. Uma Khes, a nurse with the AMRI Salt Lake, died this morning at around 7.20 am following a cardiac arrest at the hospital itself allegedly due to medical negligence after she complained of headache, an official of the hospital

  • Sleeping Disorders and Insomnia May Up Risk of Preterm Delivery: Your Diet Can Help in Sleeping Better

    10 August, 2017 6:23 AM 37

    The American Sleep Association categorizes sleep in three stages - 1, 2 and REM. The importance of a good 7-8 hour sleep stems from the fact that a person takes considerable time to move from stage 1 of sleep to the final deep sleep that is the REM stage. People who sleep less may actually not be able to be in all the three stages for adequate time. This inadequacy

  • First dengue death reported in Odisha

    9 August, 2017 3:31 PM 48

    CUTTACK: First dengue death of the season was reported in the state on Wednesday. A patient undergoing treatment in the ICU of SCB medical college and hospital succumbed to the disease on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Som Prakash Mishra (35), a native of Chappra, Bihar. Mishra was working in Paradip for the last few years. He was admitted

  • Two more die of H1N1, 13 test positive across Odisha

    9 August, 2017 6:47 AM 49

    BHUBANESWAR: Two more persons died of influenza A (H1N1) raising the death toll to three in the state so far. Thirteen more tested positive for swine flu, taking the total number of positive cases to 59. On Tuesday, a 42-year-old woman died at the SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack. She was admitted to a private hospital on August 5 and was later

  • A tipple a day could lead to skin cancer, says study

    9 August, 2017 5:25 AM 44

    You thought drinking after a hard day at work helped you relax? Think again. If a new study is to be believed, drinking just one glass of beer or wine a day could give you skin cancer. According to the team lead by dermatologist Dr Eunyoung Cho of Brown University, any type of alcoholic beverage raises the likelihood of developing two forms of cancer

  • Two months after successful surgery in India, baby Rohaan dies of dehydration in Pakistan [VIDEO]

    8 August, 2017 8:51 AM 33

    Four month old Pakistani boy Rohaan Sadiq, who was brought to India on the medical visa for heart surgery in June is died of dehydration. The four-month-old infant Rohaan Sadiq from Pakistan, who was granted a medical visa by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj last month to undergo a heart surgery in Noida, is no more. Rohaan's family had got medical

  • Baby Rohaan, Who Had Travelled To India For A Heart Surgery, Dies Back Home In Pakistan

    8 August, 2017 8:51 AM 28

    Rohaan Sadiq, a four-month infant who had come to Noida for a surgery from Pakistan, has passed away, his father said on Twitter. Rohaan's father Kanwal Sadiq said that the baby died because of dehydration. Rohaan was admitted to the Jaypee Hospital and had a successful heart surgery. He was discharged a month after his surgery. Rohaan had a hole in his heart

  • UP reports 55 new swine flu cases, health department releases action plan

    6 August, 2017 5:46 PM 45

    Of these, Lucknow led with 23 cases, followed by Gautam Budh Nagar with 19, Ghaziabad four and Meerut, Allahabad, Gorakhpur, Faizabad, Bahraich, Azamgarh, Amethi, Sitapur and Sant Kabir Nagar one each. Uttar Pradesh has reported 298 positive swine flu cases and 13 deaths since January till August 6. Ten beds have been asked of each district hospital

  • 2 more succumb to H1N1 in Ahmedabad; toll rises to 24

    5 August, 2017 10:31 PM 61

    AHMEDABAD/VADODARA: Swine flu has raised its deadly head again in the state with two deaths being reported in Ahmedabad, while a six-year-old boy succumbed to the dreaded viral fever in Vadodara on Saturday. Municipal commissioner of Ahmedabad, Mukesh Kumar, said he was not aware of the swine flu deaths in the city, when asked about the situation. "On an average