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Top Ten News Headlines on Health and Wellness

Kerala Government Medical College Teachers Association questions suspension of doctors over the death of patients and warns of continuous protest.Union Health Ministry notifies regulations for ...

Article about 6 days ago

Top Ten News Headlines on Health and Wellness

National Medical Commission refuses to share medical college assessment data in public domain.Doctors left a sponge in the abdomen during the LSCS operation, liable for medical negligence: NCDRC.Covid ...

Article about 8 days ago

NHM Assam initiates Health Intervention in Assam

The National Health Mission (NHM), Assam has organized a 2-day consultation conclave at the Administrative Staff College which was launched by the state health minister, Keshab Mahanta on June 8. This ...

Article about 21 days ago

National Dengue Day today: A day towards awareness

The 16th day of May is observed as the National Dengue Prevention Day in India. On this day, various campaigns are carried out to create an awareness about dengue. Dengue, also known as breakbone ...

Article about 1 month ago

MoW&CD to hold conference on malnutrition concerns

The Union ministry of women and child development has lined up a series of zonal conferences across the country, including one in Guwahati on April 10, to dwell on strategic interventions for ...

Article about 3 months ago

"National Deworming Programme" begins in Assam

The Government of Assam and the National Health Mission, Assam has unitedly started a program named "National Deworming Programme" for children and adolescents between the age group of 1 to 19. This ...

Article about 4 months ago

Today's News Headlines on Health and Wellness

Assam registers more than 36 new cases in the last 24 hours.All India Institute of Ayurveda launches 'Ayush Start-up Challenge'.Panacea "govt collaboration for a vaccine against future coronavirus ...

Article about 4 months ago

Assam govt. lifts Covid restrictions as cases come down

Assam govt. has lifted all Covid restrictions from 6 am today in view of of the drop in the number of positive cases. The notification issued by the state disaster management authority on Monday came ...

Article about 4 months ago

Today's News Headlines on Health and Wellness

IIT Guwahati launches a bachelor's programme in energy engineering.Third-wave to ebb by March: ICMR ADG.Triple vaccinated can flight Omicron variant efficiently: Study.Vaccination will soon be ...

Article about 5 months ago

Today's News Headlines on Health and Wellness

Highly-transmissible Omicron sub-variants now in 57 countries, warns WHO.India to study 11 adverse events of Special interest for link to Covid vaccines.Covaxin shortage hits vaccination drive.A ...

Article about 5 months ago

Assam begins second-dose vaccination drive among teens

The COVID vaccination drive among adolescents between 15 and 18 years of age, launched by the Assam health department on January 3, is set to pick up pace by mid-February once all educational ...

Article about 5 months ago

Today's News Headlines on Health and Wellness

Omicron sub-variant BA.2 likely as severe as 'original': WHO.Ministry of AYUSH receives Rs 3050 in Union Budget.Renikton inaugurates the secretariat health clinic in Shillong.Alembic gets USFDA ...

Article about 5 months ago

Today's News Headlines on Health and Wellness

Nasal Vaccine could be a Game-Changer if it provides Mucosal Immunity: AIIMS Doctor.Arunachal Pradesh extends Covid-19 restrictions till February 14, 2022.Tripura registers 79 new Covid-19 cases as ...

Article about 5 months ago

Assam to start physical classes in schools from Feb 15

The Assam government is contemplating resuming physical classes for all school students from February 15 in view of the decline in COVID-19 cases over the past few days. Offline classes for all ...

Article about 5 months ago

Today's News Headlines on Health and Wellness

Assam government to move files to electronic platform.More than 4,189 Covid-19 cases in the last 48 hours.Nation has shown unmatched resolve during Covid: Kovind.Doctor innovates Cell Therapy in ...

Article about 5 months ago

Today's Health and Wellness News Headlines

Assam government tightens Covid restrictions.Lion's Club in Nagaon sends 48 eye patients for surgery.Platform for cancer patients and survivors launched in Guwahati.WHO chief warns against talk of ...

Article about 5 months ago

Assam set to ease COVID norms from Feb 1

Assam is set to relax COVID-19 norms from February 1 with fresh coronavirus cases declining in the past few days and the hospitalisation rate at government healthcare centres dipping to as low as 12 ...

Article about 5 months ago

Popular Assamese food item Yam has huge health benefits

Magh or Bhogali Bihu , one of the most popular festivals of people of Assam marked by feasts and bonfire. The festival is a rich celebration of Assam's rich reservoir of traditional food and delicacy ...

Article about 5 months ago

News headlines from the world of Health and Wellness

Assam logs highest single-day spike of 8,339 Covid cases.ICMR approves KRIVIDA Novus RT-PCR kit.Hoping diagnostic industry will be a major focus in Union Budget 2022 as it is the starting point to ...

Article about 5 months ago

Over-speeding takes a toll on young bikers in Assam

Assam witnessed 23,191 road accidents from the year 2018 to 2020 accounting for as many as 8803 fatalities, with over-speeding causing about 75 per cent of the mishaps involving 6149 two-wheelers.The ...

Article about 6 months ago

Covid scare: News SOP issued ahead of New Year in Assam

The Assam Government has issued a new set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Addressing the media, Assam health minister Keshab Mahanta revealed that as per the new SOP, the new set of rules ...

Article about 6 months ago

Assam to get its first-ever Forensic Science Institute

Assam is all set to get its first Forensic Science Institute. The institute will be established under the Directorate of Forensic Sciences located in Kahilipara of Guwahati.The classes in the ...

Article about 6 months ago

Health and Wellness News Headlines Today

India's Omicron tally rises to 126.World Health Organization issues emergency use listing for SI-Novavax's anti-Covid jab.Labanya, a new variety of purple rice has been developed in the Assam ...

Article about 6 months ago

Assam specialty tea fetches the best price

Speciality orthodox teas rich in anti-oxidants, and hence immensely beneficial for both physical and mental health, are finding more takers in the global beverage market than ever before in the midst ...

Article about 7 months ago

Universal Health Coverage Day: History and significance

The Universal Health Coverage Day is observed on December 12 every year. Each year, this celebration marks the resolutions taken by the United Nations to promote and provide affordable, quality health ...

Article about 7 months ago

Covid-19: Mega vaccination camps organized in Guwahati

With the united efforts of the state governments, health departments and frontline workers, Assam has been successful in administering the first dose of Covid-19 vaccines among the people of the ...

Article about 7 months ago

Health and Wellness News Headlines Today

Assam Government issues new SOPs as Omicron cases are on the rise in the country.Morepen Labs zooms 8% on USFDA nod to the market anti-allergy drug.Assam crosses the first dose Covid jab target.India ...

Article about 7 months ago

Assam: GMCH to get new paying cabin block soon

The medical scenario of Assam is soon to get better after some commendable changes in the near future. The Guwahati Medical College and Hospital will get a new paying cabin block with 200 ...

Article about 7 months ago

750 unvaccinated people die in Assam due to Covid-19

Guwahati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH)  Abhijit Sharma said that Assam has achieved a milestone by vaccinating 3 crore people of the State. Among this 3 crore people, 1 lakh have been ...

Article about 8 months ago

Health and Wellness News Headlines Today

Private hospitals begin talks with schools for kids' vaccination.Study finds drug used to prevent miscarriage increases the risk of cancer in offspring.Active Covid-19 cases in India lowest in 266 ...

Article about 8 months ago

Covid-19: Assam Health dept issues new guidelines

Assam Health and Family Welfare Department on Monday issued new Covid-19 guidelines. According to the new guidelines, strict containment measures including continuous screening of incoming ...

Article about 8 months ago

Northeast experiences higher burden of cancers: ICMR

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has said that the Northeast has been experiencing a higher burden of cancers in both men and women.ICMR said that a total of 1.39 million was estimated to ...

Article about 8 months ago

IMR: Two Northeast states record significant achievement

Tripura and Arunachal Pradesh among the northeastern states have achieved a significant reduction in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and it has been appreciated at the national level.As per the latest ...

Article about 8 months ago

Health and Wellness News Headlines Today

Centre asks Assam government to enforce Covid-19 norms.India to build Rs1.200 cr ship for hi-tech research.Guwahati women create records by riding to World's highest motorable road.India is fully ...

Article about 8 months ago

Vaccination process in Assam creates medical milestone

As a result of all the awareness created regarding the benefits of the Covid-19 vaccination, it was witnessed that people were stepping out of their homes to get  them vaccinated to protect from ...

Article about 8 months ago

Do you love Poita Bhaat?: See what it does to your body

Rice soaked in water or fermented, popularly known as Poita Bhaat in Assam is an extremely popular delicacy of most of the Assamese families. Poita bhaat is prepared from the left-over rice, which is ...

Article about 8 months ago

Doctors across Assam stages protest: OPDs remain closed

Over 3000 doctors from across Assam on Wednesday joined a strike which was called by the Assam Medical Service Association (AMSA). The doctors carried out the strike in support of their various ...

Article about 8 months ago

Health and Wellness News Headlines Today

Advisory group of WHO to meet on October 26 to decide on Covaxin EUL approval.Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated nine medical colleges of Uttar Pradesh.Active Covid-19 cases in India decline to ...

Article about 8 months ago

Health and Wellness News Headlines Today

India reports 15,786 new Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours.The first clinical trial of the anticancer drug 'CAR-T' is underway for lymphoma patients.Israel reports subvariants of delta ...

Article about 8 months ago

Health and Wellness News Headlines Today

Mizoram famous Mizo Ginger gets geographical Indication Tag.Bharat Biotech 's Covaxin gets SEC nod for use in children from aged 2-18 years.World Health Organization advises additional Covid shots ...

Article about 9 months ago

Assam allows mobile theatres, new SOP released

An SOP was issued by the Assam State Government on the grounds of resumption of the mobile theatres in Assam. According to the new guidelines, the mobile theatres will be allowed to perform in such ...

Article about 9 months ago

Health and Wellness News Headlines Today

India makes 10-day quarantine must for all UK travellers, despite vaccination.Assam to get spice testing laboratory.Covid-19 cases rise in Kerala.Manipur seeks Centre's help to tackle the Covid ...

Article about 9 months ago

E-educational platform launched in Guwahati

With an aim to provide a new horizon to the educational scenario in the Northeastern states, a new electronic educational platform was launched in Guwahati on Sunday. The name of the E-educational ...

Article about 9 months ago

New SOP issued regarding the start of offline classes

As per data by the Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Assam and National Health Mission, a total of 321 new Covid-19 cases were detected on September 5, 2021. The positivity rate has ...

Article about 9 months ago

Fit India Freedom Run in 34 districts of Assam

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is organizing Fit India Freedom Run 2.0 from today, 13 August 2021 as part of its celebration of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav-India@75 throughout the country. ...

Article about 11 months ago

5 TRIFOOD Tribal Food Parks to be established in Assam

Currently in Assam the total procurements achieved is Rs. 34.79 lakhs under the MSP for MFP scheme with key produces procured being Thatch, bamboo, cane, hill broom, medicinal plants, Ahoi and Koroi. ...

Article about 11 months ago

Assam Government lifts ban on Inter-District Movement

The Assam government has decided to lift the bans which were imposed on inter-district communication during the period of Covid-19. While announcing this decision, the Chief Minister of Assam Dr. ...

Article about 11 months ago

Fit Northeast's Covid-19 Vaccination Camp: Day 2 Report

On the second-day of the Covid-19 vaccination camp people's response has been very encouraging with 200 people availing vaccination under the supervision of an expert team of healthcare officials. ...

Article about 11 months ago

Government Issues New SOP, Introduced from Today

The Assam Government has issued a new set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for both rural and urban areas in Assam, which has already come in force from 5 AM of July 28 until further order.As ...

Article about 11 months ago

Assam Crossed 1 Crore Vaccinations: Chief Minister

Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the State has reached one crore vaccination coverage and termed it as"good news".The Chief Minister took on to twitter last night and stated, ...

Article about 11 months 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 12 months 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 12 months ago

Strict Enforcement of Covid Protocol in Assam

Nine districts in Assam recently reported a high Covid positivity rate. These districts include Biswanath, Dibrugarh, Golaghat, Jorhat, Kamrup(Metro), Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Sonitpur and Sivasagar.Taking ...

Article about 12 months ago

Covid-19 Widows Support Scheme Launched in Assam

Covid has left many of us devastated, especially those who lost an earning member during the pandemic. To support and provide social and financial security to 883 widows who lost their husbands to ...

Article about 12 months ago

Responding to Strokes

Acute stroke is a time sensitive medical emergency and requires immediate recognition and treatment to avoid morbidity and mortality. It wouldn't be wrong if we say that in India, stroke has become a ...

Article about 12 months ago

Revised SOP in Assam

A new set of SOP has been issued by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority on July 6. According to the SOP, districts or sub divisions showing improvement in case load will have curfew time ...

Article about 12 months ago

Van Mahotsav Week Begins in Assam

Along with the entire country, Assam too has started celebration of the week-long Van Mahotsava. he Environment and Forest Minister of Assam, Parimal Suklabaidya inaugurated the week-long celebration ...

Article about 1 year ago

New Covid updates from Assam

Assam chief minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma today attended the 5th Cabinet Meeting at Janata Bhawan. The meeting started at 11 AM and ended by 1 PM. Five critical decisions were taken in the ...

Article about 1 year ago

Assam Government issues new guidelines

A new SOP has been introduced in Assam to tackle the Covid situation for the state.The Health Minister of Assam, Keshav Mahanta, issued the new set of SOP from Haflong today.The new SOP will come into ...

Article about 1 year ago

Assam Government issues new SOP

The Assam Government has issued a new SOP regarding Covid-19. As informed by the Government of Assam on June 13, the number of Covid cases has declined in many districts of Assam. Those districts ...

Article about 1 year 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 1 year ago

The second Oxygen Express Train arrives in Guwahati

While the struggle to make Assam free from Covid-19 continues, the Northeast Frontier Railway is putting their full efforts to assist the state government in every possible way. The second train ...

Article about 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years ago

We turn onto another page of wellness... again

The week that passed by had a clear high for Fit NorthEast  as our readership grew almost geometrically. We had some exclusive articles: one that explored the multiple dynamics in the domain of ...

Article about 2 years ago

Wake up Tripura and North East, too many suicides!

A report published by the National Crime Reports Bureau (NCRB) reveals that Sikkim and Tripura had the highest suicide rates in North-East India in 2019 which exceeded the national (average) level ...

Article about 2 years ago

COVID really needs to be flushed out ...but alas!

A recent study on COVID 19 by Chinese researchers has found that the virus spreads fastest among people who use common toilets. According to the findings, particles of COVID 19 can rise upto two feet ...

Article about 2 years ago

COVID 19 cases in North East today

Today at the time of filling this report, Assam has reported 82,201 infections, 58,294 recoveries and 203 deaths. Tripura follows Assam with a significant gap. The state has reported 7,408 infections, ...

Article about 2 years ago

Lockdown lows

The stringent 14 day lockdown imposed in Kamrup Metro on 28th June that got extended by a week translated to several inconveniences for people. Particularly the people who earn their livelihoods on a ...

Article about 2 years ago

COVID 19 impedes Assam's handloom industry

The global pandemic coupled with the devastating floods has adversely impacted Assam's handloom industry. Handloom has had an overwhelming presence in the socio-economic life of Assam since time ...

Article about 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago

Plasma donation gathers momentum in Assam

COVID-19 cases in Assam have surged past the 58, 000 mark. While the exact number of infections detected stand at 58, 837 the number of discharged cases have crossed the 42,325 mark and active cases ...

Article about 2 years ago