Siddaganga seer Shivakumara Swami passes away

Siddaganga seer Shivakumara Swami passes away. Swami, the pontiff of Sree Siddaganga Matha, passed away here on Monday after a prolonged illness. Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy told media here that Swami passed away at 11:44 am. The cremation will take place on Tuesday at 4:30 pm. The 111-year-old Lingayat was being treated for a lung

BJP president Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS BJP president Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS

BJP president Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS. Amit Shah has been discharged from the All India Institutes of Medical Science (AIIMS) and has reached his residence, BJP leader Anil Baluni said on Sunday. Shah was diagnosed with swine flu on Wednesday and was undergoing treatment at the AIIMS under the supervision of Director Dr Randeep

A man’s heavy sweating led to unexpected diagnosis

A man’s heavy sweating led to unexpected diagnosis. A case study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine wrote about how a 60-year-old man who struggled with unexplained sweating episodes for three years was diagnosed with temporal lobe seizures by the doctors. The man, who was otherwise healthy had “an average of 8 discrete episodes

Fasting can improve overall health, study suggests

Fasting can improve overall health, study suggests. Fasting can lead to improved health and provide protection against aging-associated diseases, a recent study suggests. According to the research, fasting affects circadian clocks in the liver and skeletal muscle, causing them to rewire their metabolism, which can ultimately lead to improved health and protection against ageing-associated diseases.

Conference young scientists radiology Conference of young scientists on radiology

The 72nd Annual Conference, organized by the Chandigarh Chapter of Indian Radiology and Imaging Association (IRIA), in collaboration with the Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, PGIMER will highlight the specialized technologies in Radiology such as Artificial Intelligence, Interventional Radiology. The confernce, which is being organized in the city by IRIA after a gap of 20

Schools of 9 dists still have no counselling centres, psychologist for stress busting
Schools of 9 dists still have no counselling centers, psychologist for stress busting

RAVINDER SINGH MALIK Chandigarh Claims of the Haryana government to manage the academic stress of students seem insufficient as the department could not set up counselling centre and appoint counsellors and psychologist in 9 districts of the state so far. Academic stress due to the educational expectations from examination system, parents, teahcers, peers and family

Swine flu Punjab Haryana
Swine flu spreads its fangs in Punjab and Haryana

LACK OF AWARENESS, DELAY IN TREATMENT ARE THE MAJOR REASONS OF DEATHS Six deaths in Punjab Influenza-A H1N1 virus commonly known as Swine flu which claimed 76 deaths in Punjab in year 2017 is again spreading fear in the state. Last year, it had caused 10 deaths. This year, so far, six deaths have been

Chinese kite flying cut
Chinese make a cut in Lohri festivities of Ludhiana

SEVERAL INJURED WITH CHINESE THREAD USED IN KITE FLYING IN LUDHIANA SUKHPREET SINGH Ludhiana The people, who have sustained injuries in the past due to the banned Chinese string, have sought a complete curb on the sale of such products. Chinese or nylon string, which is used for flying kites, is banned but even then

Heat therapy diabetic patients
Heat therapy may damage feet of diabetic patients

DP CORRESPONDENTLudhiana Sitting near bonfire or giving heat therapy by hot water bottle in winter season may damage the feet of diabetic patients. The doctors stated that the feet could be burnt or patients may see blisters in the sole of feet. The patients with such problems are increasing in, said Dr Parminder Singh of

Doctors Medical Injury Bill
Doctors insist on the Medical Injury Compensation Bill

INTRODUCTION OF BILL WOULD DO AWAY WITH THE CURRENT SITUATION DP CORRESPONDENTChandigarhDoctors under the Medicos Legal Action Group (MLAG) have insisted on the introduction of the Medical Injury Compensation Bill. The group has petitioned the Prime Minister to introduce the bill. Doctors have stressed that they are the only group which can be penalized in

Winter Season health
How to Stay Healthy, Fit and Safe During the Winter Season

The Winter season can be busy and exciting. With so many events like family dinners, holiday parties, and the preparation and planning for gift giving, we have plenty of distractions to keep us from focusing on our health and taking care of ourselves as we would normally. Furthermore, once the holiday season is over, many

PGI’s cash outreach Chandigarh
PGI’s cash-starved outreach programme

WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh Funds crunch has taken a toll on the operations of the outreach programme ‘Asha Jyoti’ by Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) facilitating screening of breast cancer, cervical cancer and osteoporosis. The authorities have struggled to raise funds for the outreach health van, including its maintenance and operational costs.

Alex Michael Turner Fitness Model in the Industry
Alex Michael Turner Fitness Model in the Industry

Alex is an American Fitness Model has become known for his amazing body among the athletes based in United States & won many competitions till the date also he has known for his rippling abs and incredibly strong physique. He continues to motivate and inspire people all over the world while working as an Executive Director

How to prepare your body for the winter

How to prepare your body for the winter. Winter brings with it a number of health issues, from dry skin and common colds to joint pains and respiratory troubles. Things get worse because of the pollution in the air. So it is important to prepare your body to battle with winter health issues by improving

Excessive watch of cartoons affects overall development of children including speech therapy

Nidhi Bhanot Ludhiana Excessive watch of cartoons affects overall development of children including speech therapy. Watching cartoon characters on the cartoon network at television for long hours is rendering kids virtually in to cartoons as city doctors are coming across children who speak like the cartoon characters and want to be like them in their

Swine flu Punjab Haryana cases
Swine flu gives shivers to Punjab and Haryana: Sudden spurt in cases

Swine flu no more a seasonal infection, say doctors RAVINDER SINGH MALIK/ WAMIL VASHIST Chandigarh Swine flu, believed to have crept its way during the summer of 2009 engulfing umpteen numbers of victims globally, is no more a seasonal virus infected influenza. Doctors say the bolstering of the virulence (severity in medical terms) of this

Sweeteners may not help lose weight

Sweeteners may not help lose weight .The findings of a recent study suggest that artificial sweeteners may not help with weight loss. The research, published in the journal The BMJ, also stated that there is not enough evidence on their safety. Growing concerns about health and quality of life have encouraged many people to adopt

Kinnows citrus e-marketing app
Kinnows get more citrus through e-marketing app

KUSUM ARORAHoshiarpur Aimed at providing better returns and a stable market to the Kinnow of Hoshiarpur and Abohar belt, the Punjab government has launched ‘e-marketing app’ for Kinnow, which would connect the farmers with the domestic market in the country. A first of its kind initiative, the app was launched by Punjab Agro Industrial

8 lacs doctors across the country to go on day fast on Monday
Haryana: 179 doctors quit job, govt orders probe

Ravinder Singh Malik Chandigarh Haryana: 179 doctors quit job, govt orders probe. A total of 179 doctors have resigned from job due to various reasons in state which a matter of serious concern, people are facing lack of medical facilities. Along with this some doctors are yet to submit the required formalities.It has also created

Higher intake of green leafy veggies essential to prevent liver disease

Higher intake of green leafy veggies essential to prevent liver disease. Consuming a higher amount of green leafy vegetables can help reduce the risk of developing liver disease, a new study has suggested. Liver steatosis or fatty liver is a common disease that affects approximately 25 per cent of the global population. The most important