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Cosmetologist Dr. Monica Kapoor defends Kiara Advani from trolls

NEW DEL;HI: Time and again, Kiara Advani has been in news for some reason. As much as she is appreciated for her brave work choices, she has been criticized and trolled like every other popular face of the industry. It seems like trolling comes with fame.

Vested interests behind vilification campaign: PMC chief

PATIALA: Dr AS Sekhon, President of the Punjab Medical Council, here today lamented the malicious campaign started against him in a section of the media questioning his nomination and grant of honorarium to him by the Punjab government.

Institute of Laser and Aesthetic Medicine (ILAMED) organised a unique workshop on Cosmetology & Aesthetic Medicine

NEW DELHI: ILAMED is one of the few professional educational institutions in the world that provides training and hands-on courses in Cosmetology & Aesthetic Medicine. ILAMED recently organised a unique workshop on “Cosmetology and Aesthetic Medicine” at Chandigarh.              

Avoid fried food, smoking, alcohol to prevent acidity (Health Tips)

NEW DELHI: Amidst the hectic schedule of day-to-day life, we often neglect common digestive problems such as acidity. Considering these digestive problems to be minor, we either ignore or tend to treat them by ourselves.

Weight loss drug effective for diabetes remission: Study

NEW YORK:  Intake of lorcaserin -- a weight-loss drug -- can help decrease risk for diabetes, induce diabetes remission as well as reduce the risk of diabetes complications in obese and overweight patients, a study has found.

2 killed in Japan typhoon

TOKYO:  At least two people were killed and about 120 were injured as typhoon Trami, which is moving away from the northeast of Japan on Monday, passed over the country.

Brahm Mahindra asks IMA and Private doctors to report Dengue cases to health department

CHANDIGARH: In a bid to nip the potential outbreak of dengue and Chikungunya in the bud and to put the health paraphernalia on high alert mode to check the virus in its early stages, the Health and Family Welfare Department today issued instructions to the Indian Medical Association, Punjab and all private practitioners to report any suspected/ confirmed dengue cases to the health Department immediately so that remedial measures could be taken without any delay.

Rise in AIDS, HIV cases in China

BEIJING: China has seen an increase of 14 per cent in the number of people living with HIV and AIDS, officials have said.

You can reduce your weight with Egg diet, just follow it religiously

There is no person in the world that would say no to a fast-weight loss method, and this article will show you a way to do that. You can easily melt the unwanted fats with boiled egg diet. This diet is really effective because it will keep you full for a longer period of time and plus it will speed up the metabolism and that will result in faster process of fat burning.

Green tea may prevent deaths from heart attacks

Love your cup of green tea? Besides playing a role in weight loss and boosting immunity, green tea -- rich in antioxidants -- may also help prevent deaths due heart attacks and strokes caused by atherosclerosis -- a condition of narrowed artery walls due to fat build-up, claims a study.

Limited screen time good for children's brains

TORONTO:  Parents, please take note. If you want your kids to do well in life, limit their screen time to less than two hours, encourage them to do physical activities and to have sufficient sleep, suggests new research.

Punjab and WHO launch strategic plan to eliminatw malaria by 2020

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government in collaboration with the World health Organization (W.H.O.) today launched the Micro Strategic Plan to eliminate malaria from State by 2020. The WHO would provide the technical support to State to achieve the set target.

2.5 hours of physical activity per week may prevent Alzheimer's

NEW YORK:  Engaging in at least 2.5 hours of physical activity per week, including walking, running, swimming and aerobics, may delay cognitive decline and prevent Alzheimer's disease, suggests a new study.

India launches world's largest state-run healthcare programme

RANCHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the 'Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY)' here, hailing it as the "worlds biggest state-run healthcare scheme".

Punjab Health department to launch special campaign to curb oral cancer: Mahindra

CHANDIGARH: “The Punjab Government is all set to launch Special programme to curb oral cancer in the state. If oral cancer is diagnosed in its earliest stages, treatment is generally very effective.” This was disclosed by Health and Family Welfare Minister, Punjab, Mr. Brahm Mohindra on the occasion of Annual Reorientation Session- 2018 held for Dental Medical Officers here today.

Dengue larva detected at 48 places in Jalandhar

JALANDHAR: As a part of its ongoing drive against vector borne diseases under ‘Tandarust Punjab Mission’ in the district,  the anti-larva cell of the Health department and the Municipal Corporation Jalandhar today detected cases of 48 dengue larva in various localities.

Most damage in road accidents occurs to urinary and sex organs: Dr. Rajesh Gulia

CHANDIGARH: To discuss the problems of urological disorders and latest surgical advancements, a medical conference - Mayocon 2018 is being organized in the tricity, which has attracted participation of several renowned doctors and surgeons of the country. In this connection, a medical conference was held at Hotel Shivalik View in Sector 17, Chandigarh, where modern approach to the surgery of damaged urinary tracts of the injured persons and reconstruction techniques of the genitals were discussed.

Oxytocin sale to be regulated in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Aiming to put a check on misuse of Oxytocin, the State government has devised stringent measures to regulate Oxytocin sale in Punjab, informed KS Pannu Commissioner Food and Drug Administration Punjab.

Dengue spreads wings in Phagwara area

PHAGWARA: With 28 fresh cases having been reported this season,  dengue has spread its tentacles in the Corporation town Phagwara. When contacted Senior Medical Officer Phagwara Davinder Singh has confirmed that  In fact, total 12 dengue cases have been detected positive. He said though it,s total failure of the working of Municipal Corporation Phagwara, but health department was actively adopting all possible preventive measures.

Health team takes 13 samples of milk products under 'Tandarust Punjab Mission'

JALANDHAR: In its firm commitment of the Punjab government to check the adulteration of various food items, a team of Health department conducted sampling of milk and milk products in various areas of the district.

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