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Adopt yoga in your daily routine to avoid physical and mental ailments : Brham Mohindra

International Day of Yoga was celebrated across the state in all district head quarter with full enthusiasm. ‘Yoga improves the health and many ailments can be prevented by adopting Yoga in our daily life. Yoga keeps body and mind healthy. This is a free gift of India to world.’ It was the motivational message delivered by Mr. Brahm Mohindra on the occasion of International Day of Yoga while exhorting people to adopt Yoga as a daily way of routine.

iPad neck pain more common among women than men

Women are two times more likely than men to experience pain in their neck during iPad use due mainly to bad postures, warns a new study.

How your toothpaste can contribute to antibiotic resistance

 A common ingredient found in toothpaste and handwash may contribute to antibiotic resistance in body, warns a new study.

Citizens be trained to know nutritious value & adulteration of food items: Brahm Mohindra

Citizen of Punjab would now be trained to know the nutritious values of food items by conducting simple tests at home. They will also get to know about the adulteration in food items. A comprehensive plan to train the citizen of state under Tandarust Punjab Mission has been chalked out by the Health and Family Welfare Department. All this will be done on each Friday which would be celebrated as ‘Food Awareness Day’.

Get hands on healthy food this yoga day

The world will celebrate International Yoga Day on Thursday so make sure you are doing your bit with enthusiasm but don't forget to gorge on some healthy made-at-home foods post the session.

How to get rid of mosquitoes without pesticide use

Researchers have discovered a cheap and pesticide-free way to combat mosquito populations and to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne diseases.

Tandarust Punjab Mission: Orders issued to come down heavily on dealers selling fertilizers and agro chemicals without bills

To ensure an access to pure and natural agricultural produce to the people of Punjab, it is essential to provide quality fertilizers and agro chemicals to the farmers. Under the 'Tandarust Punjab Mission', in order to decimate the possibility of sale of fake fertilizers and agro chemicals, the dealers selling fertilizers and insecticides without bills are being strictly dealt with.

Gian Sagar getting new lease of life

 The work for revival of the Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital, which has been taken over by the JSB Group along with it’s over Rs 200 crore liabilities, has gained momentum as the new management has hired over 230 employees over the last two months.

Health Mnister declares Punjab a corneal blindness free state

The Health Department has achieved another milestone by successfully accomplishing the target of clearing the backlog of Corneal Blindness. With this Punjab has now earned the tag of Corneal Blindness Free State.

Thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy linked to diabetes risk

Thyroid dysfunction during the first half of pregnancy may indicate an increased risk for gestational diabetes -- a form of diabetes that is typically diagnosed during the second trimester.

Capt Amarinder appoints Girish Sahni as his OSD Medical Services

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has appointed Dr. Girish Sahni, Assistant Professor Orthopaedics, Government Medical College Patiala, as his Officer on Special Duty (Medical Services).

Punjab CMs Hepatitis C Relief Fund Rekindles A Ray of Hope In The Lives Of 1052 Patients in SBS Nagar

NAWANSHAHR: Chief Minister Punjab Hepatitis C Releif Fund has rekindled a ray of hope in the lives of 1054 patients suffering with Hepatitis C. They have been provided with free treatment at District Hospital Nawanshahar successfully.  As many as 1244 patients have been registered and provided the benefit of free treatment, which otherwise is too costly to be afforded by the common man. The patients, who have completed the oral treatment for three months regularly, have been declared fit after conducting a free test after a gap of three months.

Nipah toll in Kerala now 16, Health Minister warns of new outbreak

With two more deaths in the past two days in this Kerala district, the death toll from Nipah virus has risen to 16 as state Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Friday warned of a possible second outbreak.

Dieting may up smoking, binge drinking in teenaged girls

While looking slim is in fashion amongst teenaged girls, intentional weight loss might increase the risk of developing health-compromising behaviour like smoking, binge drinking and skipping breakfast, warn researchers.

Can Aerobic Activities Lower the Risk of Cardiac Disease?

Heart diseases are on the rise,andmany factors areleading to congestive heart failure in people around the world. The urban lifestyle coupled with smoking to beat stress, and bad eating habits is steering many people into an unhealthy abyss. In today’s time, where work occupies most people, health is starting to take a backseat.

39 lakhs children vaccinated in 28 days of MR Campaign in Punjab

Despite all the initial hiccups, the MR vaccination campaign has been marching forward to achieve its target. The success of this campaign can be gauged from the fact that, in 28 days of its launching around 39 lacs children have been administered the MR vaccine.

WHO adopts resolution on digital health initiated by India

 Health and Family Welfare Minister J.P. Nadda on Tuesday said the resolution on digital health brought out by India was adopted by the 71st World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Teenagers in high-risk environments may turn violent later

Experiencing risk factors -- such as physical or sexual abuse, migration, cannabis consumption or problematic alcohol use -- during teenage years may increase the chances of becoming a violently aggressive adult, a new study suggests.

US begins testing Ebola treatment in early-stage trial

US researchers have started the first-in-human trial evaluating an experimental treatment for Ebola virus disease, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Centre said in a statement.

Nipah scare pushes several states to issue alerts

Nipah virus may not have spread beyond Kerala but its scare has spread across the country with several states investigating suspicious cases and issuing advisories on precautions and travel to Kerala.

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