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Staying Connected: Latest Innovations in Medical Technology for Seniors

May 21, 2017 – 7:24 PM |

Technology has been developing at a breakneck speed in recent years, and fortunately, it hasn’t left seniors behind. In fact, it’s been coming up with some amazing new gadgets designed to help seniors live more …

Artificial Sweeteners—Are They Really Sweet?

January 9, 2017 – 5:08 AM |

Would you like to hazard a guess at one of the biggest struggles of a diabetic? It is, in fact, to refrain from sugary items. Now, however, with the development of such a wide variety …

The Fabled Art of Dieting

November 21, 2015 – 3:23 PM |

No one eats healthy. It’s not a cynical opinion of my outlook on life. It’s a fact. Health freaks like to calculate their calorie intake, their daily amount of fibres and proteins and lay off …

Insight: Removing a Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter

June 25, 2014 – 1:15 AM |

Many of the clinical procedures have been undertaken daily for the treatment of many undesirable diseases,thus providing a great help to the medical professionals. Many types of catheters have played a main role in these …

Failure of ‘Health for All’ in Rural Areas: Background and Causes

August 24, 2013 – 11:24 PM |

The ‘Health for All’ programme was enunciated through the Declaration of Alma Ata in 1978 which stated that, “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of …

Skipping Breakfast – A Cause of Many Diseases

August 20, 2013 – 10:00 PM |

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but skipping it increases your chances of heart disease. According to a new study at the Harvard School of Public Health, men who regularly skip their …

Man, Microbes and Probiotics

January 13, 2013 – 2:07 PM |

It is a common observation that first impressions are usually the last impressions. Science, however, begs to differ. Scientific hypothesis are constantly evolving. Experiments produce varying results and scientists are sometimes left scratching their heads.

Protein Energy Malnutrition (PEM) in Under Five Years Old Children and Service Delivery Mechanism in Nepal

August 6, 2012 – 1:02 AM | 105 Comments

Nepal Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) 2011, demonstrates that 41 percent of children under five in Nepal are stunted, 11 percent are wasted, and 29 percent were underweight. It also shows that the distribution of …

Is it Time to Revisit the Role of “Good” Cholesterol?

May 24, 2012 – 10:28 AM | 2 Comments

The role of Low Density Lipoproteins (LDL’s) in atherosclerosis was elaborated decades ago, both by observational and randomized controlled studies, hence these particles have been traditionally termed as “bad cholesterol”. The definitive evidence came from the fact that statins, which are so effective in reducing LDL levels have a beneficial effect in reducing mortality in patients with known Coronary