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Health and Wellness News Headlines Today

Experts say COVID-19 vaccines don't necessarily protect people against infection. Rather, they protect against serious illness from the disease.Unvaccinated people account for 96% of new Covid-19 ...

Article about 13 days ago

Health and Wellness News Headlines Today

Indian govt's expert group in talks with Pfizer over COVID vaccine: Health MinisterDouble dose of AstraZeneca, Pfizer vaccines effective against Delta variant, says studyPotentially fatal and ...

Article about 14 days ago

DNA Vaccines to be Manufactured in India soon

The Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has expressed his concern regarding the issues of children's safety during the third wave of Corona Virus. Mandaviya said that as it was seen that the ...

Article about 16 days ago

Assam Budget Lays Priority on Health amid Pandemic

Affected by two waves of COVID-19 and with serious concerns about a possible third wave amid the mutations, it was evident that the Assam Budget 2021-22 would have a "healthier" allocation for ...

Article about 20 days ago

Impact of Covid on Children in Assam

With a majority of the adult population in Assam brought under the ambit of vaccination, with at least the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine administered among them, the most vulnerable population, ...

Article about 23 days ago

Mission Ramdhenu officially launched in Assam

In order to protect the children from 13 diseases including polio, Japanese encephalitis, smallpox, diarrhoea, hepatitis, pneumonia, a new scheme has been included by the health department titled ...

Article about 29 days ago

Covid-19 Vaccination for Pregnant Women

A guideline has been prepared by the Union Health Ministry to help frontline workers and vaccinators to help pregnant women in counseling and encouraging them to get vaccinated to keep Covid-19 at ...

Article about 1 month ago

4 new cases of Delta varient identified in Mizoram

The National Centre for Disease Control has confirmed the existence of new strains of Delta variants in Mizoram.Mizoram reported four cases of the highly infectious B.1.617.2 virus in 4 male patients ...

Article about 1 month ago

A new study brings relief to children and their parent

Speculations were there that the third wave might affect the children to a large extent. Such kinds of speculations created a sort of tension among the parents of the children.A joint study by the ...

Article about 2 months ago

Covid found to reactivate a dormant bacterial infection

The research was carried out at the Indian Institute of Technology in Guwahati regarding the SARS-CoV-2 virus.As per the result of the research, it was found that the Covid causing virus may have the ...

Article about 2 months ago

Few more cities to get doses of Sputnik V vaccine

Through the official handle of Sputnik V, it was informed that the vaccine would be available in nine more cities across India, including Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, Vishakhapatnam, Baddi, Kolhapur, ...

Article about 2 months ago

New Covid 19 vaccine Covavax soon to arrive in India

The US-based technology company Novavax has tied up with Serum Institute of India to manufacture its Covid 19 vaccine named COVAVAX.The CEO of Novavax, Stanley Erck, said that this vaccine has 90% ...

Article about 2 months ago

Can Covid affect your brain?: Read here

Till now, we all have realized the fact that Covid 19 is extremely dangerous and affects the functioning of various body parts. Recent research shows that Coronavirus has the capacity to create severe ...

Article about 2 months ago

Some easy ways to deal with Covid positive patients

It was in the year 2019 when the first case of Covid 19 was detected in China. Since then, it has changed the meanings of human lives. Scientist all around the globe is putting their full efforts to ...

Article about 2 months ago

State Health Minister visits State Cancer Institute

In order to take stock of the ongoing construction, the Health and Family Welfare Minister Keshab Mahanta visited the State Cancer Institute at the Guwahati Medical College and Hospital on June 10.The ...

Article about 2 months ago

Attack on senior doctor in Majuligarh Tea Estate

Amid the Covid pandemic, another news of the attack on the doctor has arrived. This time, the victim is an 81-year-old medical officer, Dr Basanta Kumar Goswami of the Majuligarh tea garden, who was ...

Article about 2 months ago

Ashadeep organises a vaccination camp for PwDs

A Covid -19 vaccination programme was organised by Ashadeep in association with LEHS/WISH foundation and Saksham. The vaccination program was successful in collaboration with the State Health and ...

Article about 2 months ago

Old Age: Sickness and Health care

Old age is one of the most tender stages in humans' life. Having surpassed the strength of their health at this stage, people after the age of sixty years often succumb to untold health ...

Article about 2 months ago

Know how aerosols can damage our lungs

It is remarkably vital for all of us to keep our nose covered all the time as we know that infections, germs and bacteria travel through the air. A good mask provides protection to some extent.As per ...

Article about 2 months ago

Fix prices of vaccinations announced

Regarding the prices of vaccines, the Government has set the maximum price that can be charged by private hospitals while providing the vaccination.The per-dose price of Covishield has been fixed at ...

Article about 2 months ago

World Brain Tumour Day and Covid-19

In the year 2000, the German Brain Tumor Association announced World Brain Tumor Day on June 8. Since then, every year, this day is observed to make people aware of brain tumour.Being a health and ...

Article about 2 months ago

Let us learn how important is sleep for us

Sleep is the paramount substance for the body, which is the primary requirement of a human body to work. A busy schedule and engagement in late-night activities can amount to slack in the health for ...

Article about 2 months ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the nation through a televised speech.During the speech, he mentioned that from June 21, the central government would provide free Covid 19 vaccines to all ...

Article about 2 months ago

Vaccination trials for children finally flagged off

After receiving permission from Drug Controller General in India to vaccinate children from the age groups from 2-18, the All India Institute of Medical Science started with a screening programme ...

Article about 2 months ago

Effects on a child brought up in a dysfunctional family

We often come across the phrase, "Children are the pillars of tomorrow" or "Keeping a healthy future for the upcoming generation will be seen as a legacy of the past civilization".These statements ...

Article about 2 months ago

Leading medical college in Assam gets equipped.

In context with the health scenario in Assam, the health care facilities have witnessed an exceptional upliftment within a remarkably brief period of time since its attack by Covid -19 in the last ...

Article about 2 months ago

Coronavirus and lockdown updates

As per a report from the central government, the coronavirus cases on today's date figures to 3,46,759. The country witnessed 2,677 today. Till 8 AM today, India recorded over 1.14 lakh cases in the ...

Article about 2 months ago

Know the most potent tool to defeat the pandemic

Covid 19 has somewhere cause disturbances in all our lives. Even though we all know and realize what is to be done, we nevertheless, at times, miss out on some things. That is because more than our ...

Article about 2 months ago

Chief Minister meets medical officials

In order to discuss several issues relating to doctor's security and welfare, a delegation of the Assam State Branch of Indian Medical Association met Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma at his ...

Article about 2 months ago

How does the Sputnik V works?

Dr Reddy's laboratory in Hyderabad, India, has sought the approval from Drug Controller General to use Sputnik V in India for emergency use.The Russian Direct Investment Fund partnered with Dr ...

Article about 2 months ago

Assam Health Minister holds press meet.

The health minister of Assam, Keshav Mahanta today, summoned a press meet at the Janata Bhavan in Secretariat Complex.Addressing the meeting, he spoke regarding the Covid situation in the state and ...

Article about 2 months ago

AIIMS starts Covaxin trials on children

As per a report by Prasar Bharati, the clinical trial of Covaxin has started at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Patna.Bharat Biotech International Limited has developed the vaccine in ...

Article about 2 months ago

Relief Riders: a unique initiative

To protect the environment and establish cycling as a mode of recreation, The Guwahati Cycling Community was formed a couple of years ago.On 17th May this year, this particular community ...

Article about 2 months ago

Covid-19 vaccination programme at Guwahati Central Jail

The Marwari Yuva Mancha, in association with the Health Department, conducted a Covid-19 vaccination drive in the Guwahati Central Jail at Lokhra on Wednesday.The main motive was to vaccinate every ...

Article about 2 months ago

Vaccination for frontline workers

We all are familiar with the fact that media is the fourth pillar of democracy. As we acknowledge their contribution to society, it is also important to view that how hard every media person works to ...

Article about 3 months ago

Right to equal health care facilities for all

Health equality means ensuring that everyone has the chance to be as healthy as possible. It includes ensuring that every person has the opportunity to achieve their best health. Unfortunately, ...

Article about 4 months ago

Food delivery platform Swiggy launches Health Hub

Online food delivery player Swiggy on Tuesday announced the launch of Health Hub here where customers can order healthy food.According to Swiggy, customers can order healthy food options on the Swiggy ...

Article about 5 months ago

Hai na hamara Bharat mahan?

India has sufficient stockpile of COVID 19 vaccines to inoculate priority groups, namely healthcare workers and frontline workers in the first phase, NITI Aayog member V.K. Paul had stated in ...

Article about 6 months ago

Women in Sikkim are smiling …and not without reason

Sikkim, a small and beautiful state situated in the Himalayan region shares international borders with Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal in the north east, south east and west (respectively) and with the ...

Article about 6 months ago

Astonishing health benefits of drinking jeera water

Every spice has unique health benefits. One very potent spice in terms of physical wellness is the ubiquitous cumin seeds or jeera. It is packed with nutrients. Moreover it is scientifically proven ...

Article about 6 months ago

Four simple and easy exercises to lose weight at home

Weight gain or obesity is one of the biggest health problems in the world. However, if we make exercise a mandatory part of our daily activities, we can prevent this problem. Exercise plays an ...

Article about 7 months ago

Second COVID19 wave is worsening the situation

Large parts of Europe are in a second lockdown as a new wave of infection sweeps through the continent. The new variant of COVID 19 first detected in November has driven a spike in cases in the UK. ...

Article about 7 months ago

Crosscheck covid information on the net

During the COVID 19 outbreak, the internet has been a reliable and for some of us the only way to connect with others and stay informed. However, it is also been the way through which most ...

Article about 7 months ago

Let's ink the first chapters of a healthier year

At the outset let me begin by wishing all of you a happy and healthy 2021. This is incidentally the first year of a fresh decade too; hopefully a decade where there is greater awareness and ...

Article about 7 months ago

COVID 19 is more dangerous for cancer patients

The COVID 19, an infectious illness caused by a new type of coronavirus, that emerged from Wuhan city of China in December 2019 and declared by the World Health Organization as pandemic on March 11, ...

Article about 8 months ago

Instead of getting confused, wait and watch!

The COVID 19 outbreak, caused by the novel coronavirus (CoV) called severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was first detected in late December 2019 in Wuhan city of ...

Article about 8 months ago

Telehealth is the way now and forward

COVID 19 has undoubtedly disrupted economic activity across the globe. However, Information Technology (IT) has been a silver lining in this regard. IT is essentially a system based on storage and ...

Article about 8 months ago

The changing paradigm of health communication

Health communication is of relevance in every aspect of today's health environment, be it disease prevention or treatment. A noticeable paradigm shift in health communication has been the impact of ...

Article about 8 months ago

Let's go with the flow

The upcoming chapters of India's healthcare ecosystem are laced in uncertainty. While on one hand the Prime Minister is taking stock of the preparedness in terms of vaccine roll out on the other hand ...

Article about 8 months ago

RBD testing before harvesting plasma is vital

With physicians finding receptor binding domain (RBD) plasma highly effective in the viremic phase (first 8 to 10 days) of COVID infection, the demand for strong anti viral therapy has steadily been ...

Article about 8 months ago

Cooperative run hospitals are boosting health services

The most important basic human needs are roti (food), kapda (clothes) aur makan (housing). However, the ills of modernization have widened the necessities for every civilized society to include ...

Article about 9 months ago

EHRs are a springboard for a nation's healthier future

Digital technology has brought radical transformation into the present world with smart phones, tablets and web-enabled devices becoming the veritable mode of communication in day-today life. ...

Article about 9 months ago

Arunachal Pradesh: Primary healthcare at a glance

The health delivery system of Arunachal Pradesh, which is geographically the largest state of North-East India, is yet to reach desired levels. In Arunachal Pradesh, there are a total of 582 ...

Article about 9 months ago

Meghalaya is ready for the first vaccine shots

The Union Health Ministry has asked all states to submit a list of the people who shall be accorded priority while administering the COVID-19 vaccine (when it is ready) by October end. This was stated ...

Article about 9 months ago

There is room for more change in medical education

Lack of quality healthcare services is a key concern for a majority of Indians. This is triggered by insufficient number of doctors catering to public health needs and the poor state of healthcare ...

Article about 9 months ago

The state of ongoing vaccine trials

Throughout history, nothing has killed more human beings than the viruses, bacteria and parasites that cause diseases. Not natural disasters, like earthquakes or volcanoes, not event war but the novel ...

Article about 10 months ago

World Walking Day honoured

Sikkim Manipal College of Physiotherapy, (SMCPT) had celebrated the occasion of World Walking Day on 4th October at its premises by adhering to all social distancing protocols. The event was supported ...

Article about 10 months ago

Golden era ahead of insurance players

Insurance, which finds mention in Manusmriti and Yajnavalkya of Manu and Kautilya's Arthashastra as pooling of resources for redistribution after fire, floods, epidemics and famine, is a legal ...

Article about 10 months ago

Digitized medicine to diagnose future India

India is the second-most populous (1,352,642,280) country in the world. Area-wise (3,287,263 sqkm) it is the 7th largest country in the world, sharing land borders with Pakistan, China, Nepal and ...

Article about 10 months ago

Changing tides of healthcare

Arunachal Pradesh was established as the North-East Frontier Tract (NEFT) in 1951 by the British Indian Government with five tracts of frontier lands through agreements with the indigenous people of ...

Article about 10 months ago

From Yoga to telemedicine

'Health is Wealth' is an age old adage very frequently used by one and all. Even in the olden days, people used to practice healthy lifestyles. Moreover, saints used to practice yoga, a pre-vedic ...

Article about 11 months ago

Who gets the first vaccine shots?

With three vaccine candidates in the advanced trail stages, India is hoping that the ongoing pandemic will meet its end soon. However, people have also been speculating about the affordability and ...

Article about 12 months ago

An Independence Day breather for Assam

Independence Day brought a respite to the ongoing practice of weekend lockdowns in Assam. Today, movement of individuals had been allowed from 6am to 5pm subject to the mandatory adherence of COVID ...

Article about 12 months ago

The costly side of lockdowns

After the State Health Ministry had announced a two-week lockdown in Guwahati on the 26th of June the prices of fruits and vegetables had catapulted to illogical highs. On 27th  and 28th - ...

Article about 12 months ago

Assam Government tweaks staff quarantine rules

The first half of July saw the Assam Health Department undertaking a slew of revisions in its official guidelines concerning the containment and management of the pandemic. One such revision was the ...

Article about 1 year ago