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Patiala nurses get written assurance

PATIALA: 651 nurses and other Class IV employees finally got written assurance from Health and Family Welfare minister of state, Bharm mohindra. In a meeting Health minister assured them all that he had already put there demands to committee and also in front of CM Punjab to regularised 651 nurses and Class IV employees. This

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Punjab to give 7% DA to govt. employees

CHANDIGARH: The committee of ministers constituted under the Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahma Mohindra held a meeting with the leaders of the Punjab State Ministerial Service Union at Punjab Bhawan Chandigarh. Committee agreed to give 7% DA from February 2019 onwards. However, the decision to give an airfare of dearness allowance will be decided

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Health safety goes for a toss outside PGI

“I WILL SEEK A DETAILED REPORT FROM THE OFFICERS AND ORDER NECESSARY PROBE INTO THE MATTER,” SAID CITY MAYOR RAJESH KUMAR KALIA WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh Despite stringency in the anti-encroachment drives conducted by Municipal Corporation Chandigarh (MCC), areas on the periphery of Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) such as deserted area

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Health Hazards in Chandigarh Schools: Clean drinking water missing in schools, sanitation facilities appalling

WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh According to a study, only 38 per cent of the city schools have clean drinking water facility. Further, it was found that only 28 per cent of the government schools have access to clean drinking water, although the share of private schools in the city is marginally better with 53 per cent.

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Noise pollution affects people health everyday in life

Know how noise pollution affects your health everyday. From starting the day with the sound of the alarm, until finally hitting the bed at night, we are constantly surrounded by noise. It’s everywhere, from people talking in the office to the never-ending traffic jams, to road constructions. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one

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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

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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

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Drinking plain hot water may help you shed weight, boost your health

Drinking plain hot water may help you shed weight, boost your health. Lauding the age-old Indian practice of drinking the hot water now several global researchers have also agreed to the fact that instead of drinking hot water with lemon, just by consuming hot water on its own would not only help you shed off

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Centre to open its underutilised ESIC hospitals for common people

In a bid to increase healthcare coverage for the common people, the union government has decided to allow non-Insured Persons (IPs) to avail medical services from the underutilised ESIC Centre to open its underutilised ESIC hospitals for common people paying nominal user charges. The ESI Corporation during its 176th meeting held on Wednesday decided to allow non-IPs to

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Don’t propagate drugs, promote sports: Babbu Mann

Suman Jaitly Ludhiana “I don’t like listening my own songs, watching my own movies”, said the versatile singer-actor of Punjabi  Entertainment Industry whose songs have received not just national but international acclaim as well, Babbu Mann. He is back to entertain his fans as an actor in ‘Banjara – The Truck Driver’ releasing on 7th December. When asked about his gap of around four years in Pollywood

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Amazing benefits of Dates (Khajoor) for a good health

Amazing benefits of Dates (Khajoor) for health 1. Dates For Constipation The date pulp extract stimulates the gastrointestinal transit activity and can aid in treating constipation . The pulp of the fruit achieves this by correcting the mineral content deregulation that occurs during constipation. The fibers in dates were also found to prevent cancers of the digestive system.

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Stop smoking, eat healthy and meditate daily to avoid obesity

Avoid obesity and its related health problems like diabetes, hypertension and hormonal disorders by changing few habits. Stop smoking, eat right at the right time, balance your diet and meditate, suggest experts. Nutritionist Neha Ranglani and Anju Ghei, wellness expert at VLCC have listed ways to preventing obesity: Eat healthy: A balanced diet should be a healthy mix of

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Participating in sports during childhood benefits bone health

A recent study, performed at Curtin University, followed 984 children into young adulthood. Males who were ‘consistent sport participators’ from ages 5-17 years had significantly greater whole body and leg bone mineral content at age 20 years than those who dropped out of sport , whereas males who ‘joined sport  had significantly greater leg bone mineral content than those who

Know how noise pollution affects your health everyday

Know how noise pollution affects your health everyday. From starting the day with the sound of the alarm, until finally hitting the bed at night, we are constantly surrounded by noise. It’s everywhere, from people talking in the office to the never-ending traffic jams, to road constructions. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one

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Indo UK Institute of Health to invest huge money for Integrated Medicity: Modi

Indo UK Institute of Health (IUIH), one of the largest healthcare infrastructure projects in the world, has signed up a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Government of Uttarakhand for setting up an integrated IUIH Medicity in the state. Signed during Destination Uttarakhand Investors Summit 2018, this initiative shall deliver to the people of the state

Link discovered between inflammation and depression in type 1 diabetes

Inflammatory protein is associated with depression in diabetes, according to a study. The research, conducted by at Lund University in Sweden, suggests that galectin-3 levels may be useful for diagnosis of depression or may be a new target for treating depression associated with type-1 diabetes, which could lead to better patient care. It is well established that

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Top sports league promote unhealthy food, beverages: Study

Turns out, top sports leagues heavily promote unhealthy food and beverages, a new research has revealed. According to a study led by NYU School of Medicine, the majority of food and beverages marketed through multi-million-dollar television and online sports sponsorships are unhealthy – and may be contributing to the escalating obesity epidemic among children and adolescents

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Sportsperson Health: For young athletes, it’s healthy protein, not greasy food

Turns out, young athletes prefer healthy, nutritional food to greasy food, contrary to popular belief. According to a study conducted by the University of Waterloo, the greasy food being served at hockey rinks isn’t really what young hockey players want. The study of 25 travel team players aged 11-15 found they were more motivated by performance, recovery,

Gene therapy may help treat chronic kidney disease

Gene therapy may help treat chronic kidney disease

NEW YORK: Scientists have found that administering gene therapy may reverse damage in kidney cells, suggesting a potential treatment for chronic kidney disease characterised by gradual loss of its functions.The research showed that whether adeno-associated virus (AAV) a relative of the virus that causes the common cold could deliver genetic material to damaged cells in

Teens need vigorous exercise to cut heart risk later in life

Teens need vigorous exercise to cut heart risk later in life

Washington DC, [USA] July 12 (ANI): Turns out, teenagers who engage in high-intensity exercise have lower blood pressure which ultimately may lead to a lower risk of developing heart diseases later in life. The study by researchers at the Children’s Health & Exercise Research Centre, University of Exeter, conducted an experiment on healthy teenage males