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Mon, 11 Dec 2017

Northeast Today

Health

 Hot News
    Birth Control Pills May up Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Birth Control Pills May up Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Women who use hormonal contraceptives, including birth control pills, are at an increased risk of breast cancer, a study warns. The findings, published in The New England Journal of Medicine,

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    Common Blood Pressure Drug May up Skin Cancer Risk: Study

Common Blood Pressure Drug May up Skin Cancer Risk: Study

A commonly used blood pressure (BP) medicine may significantly increase the risk of skin cancer, a large-scale study has warned. Researchers from The University of Southern Denmark previously found that

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    HIV Transmission Shifts From Syringe to Sexual Route in Manipur

HIV Transmission Shifts From Syringe to Sexual Route in Manipur

The transmission mode of a vast majority of HIV/AIDS cases in Manipur has shifted from sharing of syringes for injecting drugs in the ’90s to sexual contacts during the last

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    Let’s Not Score Before HIV/AIDS Nets One In

Let’s Not Score Before HIV/AIDS Nets One In

Partha Prawal Ace filmmaker Vishal Bharadwaj, few years back, made a mini feature film (not exactly a short film) starring Siddharth, Pawan Malhotra, Pankaj Kapoor and Ayesha Takia. The film

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    Tobacco Use Rises in Assam, Tripura and Manipur: Report

Tobacco Use Rises in Assam, Tripura and Manipur: Report

Tobacco use has increased in Assam, Tripura and Manipur against an overall decline in the country between 2009-2017, according to the regional report of the second round of Global Adult

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    Air Ambulance Service from Guwahati Begins

Air Ambulance Service from Guwahati Begins

Assam Transport, Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary formally launched an air ambulance service at NEDFi (North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd) House, Dispur on Thursday. Delhi-based Flaps Aviation

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14,632 HIV Positives Identified in Mizoram

  14,632 HIV Positives Identified in Mizoram

Mizoram identified 14,632 HIV positives between October 1990 and March 2017, state health minister Lal Thanzara informed the state legislature

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India’s Malnutrition Disease Burden 12 Times Higher Per Person Than China

  India’s Malnutrition Disease Burden 12 Times Higher Per Person Than China

Disease burden due to child and maternal malnutrition in India was 12 times higher per person than in China in

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More Than 4 Percent of Assam’s Population is Diabetic: Study

  More Than 4 Percent of Assam’s Population is Diabetic: Study

“Diabetes is a silent killer. One person is being killed every eight second and the killer is diabetes. More than

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Northeast to Get India’s First Air Dispensary: DONER Minister

  Northeast to Get India’s First Air Dispensary: DONER Minister

The northeast region will get India’s first Air Dispensary, Minister of Development of North East Region (DONER) Jitendra Singh said

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Delhi Smog Shortening Lives, Say Doctors as Hospitals Fill up

  Delhi Smog Shortening Lives, Say Doctors as Hospitals Fill up

In the emergency ward of a Delhi hospital, men and women gasp for breath as they wait to be treated

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Doctors in India See Patients for Just Two Minutes: Study

  Doctors in India See Patients for Just Two Minutes: Study

Doctors in India see patients for barely two minutes on average, according to a global study which found that primary

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VizitDoc Aims to Bridge Rural and Urban Healthcare in Northeast

  VizitDoc Aims to Bridge Rural and Urban Healthcare in Northeast

NET Bureau, Kingson Chingakham Most of the services provided by the new start-ups are ideally concentrated in the Tier-I cities.

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India Has Largest Number of Malnourished Kids in World: Report

  India Has Largest Number of Malnourished Kids in World: Report

India is home to the largest number of malnourished children in the world, a report said on Wednesday, advocating that

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Common Acid Reflux Drugs May Cause Stomach Cancer

  Common Acid Reflux Drugs May Cause Stomach Cancer

If you are popping up common over-the-counter drugs daily to treat acid reflux and stomach ulcers, hold on. You may

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Most Hospitals in Arunachal Don’t Have Facilities for Disposal

  Most Hospitals in Arunachal Don’t Have Facilities for Disposal

Most of the hospitals and nursing homes in Arunachal Pradesh don’t have facilities for disposal of bio-medical wastes, according to

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Oral Sex May up Men’s Risk of Head, Neck Cancer: Study

  Oral Sex May up Men’s Risk of Head, Neck Cancer: Study

Men who smoke and have oral sex with multiple partners may be at an increased risk of developing a type

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