Category: Health

Will fight with disease; Actress Sonali Bendre reacts to cancer

When actor Irrfan Khan revealed that he has cancer, entire Bollywood was shocked. While Bollywood was still expressing gratitude that Irrfan Khan has finally been treated after the attack of his rare disease, here comes another shocker for all! Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre Behl has been diagnosed with high-grade cancer, for which she is receiving […]

Irfan Khan’s heartbreaking note on his battle with cancer

Earlier this year Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan revealed that he is going through near-fatal neuroendocrine cancer. He is currently receiving treatment in London. He has shared the pain and difficulties that he is going through with a note. Titled A Note From London he spoke about how he was a part of a “trial-and-error game”. […]

New drug for breast cancer drug is been identified

Scientists, including an Indian-American researcher, have identified a molecule that can help treat breast cancer, giving hope to patients who have become resistant to traditional therapies. The first-in-class molecule shuts down oestrogen-sensitive breast cancer in a new way, researchers said. First-in-class drugs are those that work by a unique mechanism – in this case a […]

25 cases of jaundice reported in Kozhikode district

In a very short span of two days, 25 people were diagnosed with jaundice at Parambath in Kozhikode district. Wells were chlorinated and ward-level health squads were formed in Thalakkulathur grama panchayat in the district to prevent the outbreak of disease. Nineteen people were diagnosed with the disease on Monday and the rest on Tuesday. […]

Meet the hero’s who nipped Nipah in its bud

Three doctors played a key role in swiftly identifying the deadly Nipah virus that had claimed 4 members of a family at Perambra, it has emerged. The virus was identified within two days of the death of the second victim, while in Bangladesh it took three years to confirm. The doctors who led the effort […]

India 145th among 195 countries in healthcare access, quality

India ranks 145th among 195 countries in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare. It is behind its neighbours like China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan, according to a Lancet study. The Global Burden of Disease study, however, mentioned that India has seen improvements in healthcare access and quality since 1990. In 2016, India’s healthcare […]

Five best protein rich foods for your daily diet

Protein makes up the building blocks of organs, muscles, skin, hormones and almost everything that is important in a human body. A person should eat high-quality protein at every meal because it reduces blood pressure, fights diabetes and more. Protein-rich foods help the body in various ways, such as helping you lose weight and belly […]

All about Nipah virus; sign and symptoms

Death of five people due to a rare brain fever in Kozhikode district of Kerala has spread panic across the state with the presence of the dangerous Nipah virus (NiV) being confirmed in blood samples of at least two of the deceased. The National Institute of Virology in Pune has confirmed that one of the […]