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Police round up Chitwan Medical College chief's assailant

Ratnanagar (Chitwan), March 3: A youth who had been on the run after attacking Prof Dr Harish Chandra Neupane, Chairperson and Managing Director of the Chitwan Medical College, was arrested on Wednesday.  Police rounded up Bhim Bahadur Tamang, ...

Mobile phone incentive to 624 female health volunteers

Gorkha, March 3: Female health volunteers of different villages of Gorkha are gifted the mobile phone sets as an incentive for their dedication to work. The District Public Health Office, Gorkha, in support of different health organisations includin...

Two arrested for running illegal medical facilities

Dang, Feb 28: Two persons were arrested on charges of operating illegal pathology and dental clinic in Dang. Police arrested Samir Bhandari, 26, owner of Swarga Dwari Dental Clinic based at Bhaluwang of Lalmatiya – 3 and Gautam Giri, 23, who r...

Providing health services to poor people is top priority: Minister Thapa

Kathmandu, Feb 26: Health Minister Gagan Kumar Thapa has said that providing health services to poor people was the top priority of the Ministry. At a programme organised by the Health Ministry here today on the occasion of Fifth Health Service Day,...

Three arrested with banned drugs

  Myagdi, Feb 24: Police here have arrested three persons with contraband drugs from the district headquarters, Beni, Tuesday. The arrested are Ajay Senchuri, 18 and Raju Rana, 20, of Khaireni,-4, Rupandehi and Sonam Ghatane, 21, of Pokhara Su...

Infectious diseases kill 18,000 Chinese in 2016

BEIJING, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Infectious diseases killed 18,237 people on the Chinese mainland in 2016, according to official data revealed Thursday. In 2016, there were more than 6.9 million cases of infectious diseases reported on the mainland, acc...

Patient compliance - Are we taking our medicines right?

It may not be difficult for us to recall that one time when we did not take our medicines in the same way as prescribed or the times when we did not take the complete course of medicines. Taking medicine has become a new norm to everyone in our generat...

Happiness: A Life-Long Pursuit

What ingredients constitute the perfect recipe for happiness? Is it all about an excess of material wealth, or perhaps having a long list of friends? How about being in optimal health or having a dream job and a fancy car? Would these aspects improve y...

Lower back pain – Myths and Facts

Lower back pain is one of the most common universal disorders. The pain is associated with reduction in quality of life, sometimes leading to major depressive illnesses. Treatment of low back pain is simple. You just need to understand the cause. Mo...

A life lost!

Bidding permanent goodbye to someone is hard and much harder when it's your near and dear ones. Sadly, our family is going through the same hardship. My cousin’s son, Amrit (name changed), recently committed suicide. Personally, I was not abl...

The night is still awake

There are times when you feel down, low and an outcaste and there are times that make you feel joyful, euphoric and just happy. These emotions are a part of life and we are the ones who deal with it. We are doctors. We understand those life processes. ...

Miracle Of Zinc

Minerals are elements, which are required regularly but in trace amounts in daily diet. About 4% of total human body weight constitutes minerals. They play important role in metabolism inside the body. Definitely, minerals neither have energy value nor...

​​​​​​​Recurrent cough in children might be a childhood bronchial Asthma

Asthma is a chronic lung disorder that causes airways (the tubes that carry air into and out of the lungs) to become inflamed, which means that they swell and produce lots of thick mucus. The muscles surrounding the airways also tend to tighten, which ...

Current status of Medical Laboratory Science in Nepal

Medical Laboratory Science arises as the vital part of medical science. Physician needs to take help of different test for proper treatment of patient’s disease and to understand physical, functional process. Correct treatment of disease is possi...

Top 10 causes of death worldwide

Of the 56.4 million deaths worldwide in 2015, more than half (54%) were due to the top 10 causes. Ischaemic heart disease and stroke are the world’s biggest killers, accounting for a combined 15 million deaths in 2015. These diseases have remaine...

Spinal cancers – general overview

Spinal cancers are not uncommon in our setting. Timely diagnosis and treatment usually results in good outcome. The most common symptom of spinal cancer is pain. Back or neck Pain during limited activities or during night time is considered signific...

​​​​​​​Diarrhoeal Diseases

Diarrhoeal diseases are the leading cause of death in developing countries. Death of diarrhoeal diseases is usually from severe dehydration and fluid loss. Children’s under five, malnourished or have impaired immunity (HIV, Tuberculosis, Cancer) ...

Letter to the Health Minister to reform current situation of Ambulances in Nepal

Hon. Health Minister First of all, we would like to congratulate and thank you very much for your painstaking efforts to streamline Nepal's Health Services, facilities and resources. As you are aware, Nepal is undergoing a triple burden of di...

China, WHO to build "healthy" Silk Road

GENEVA, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- China and the World Health Organization (WHO) pledged here Wednesday to step up health cooperation under the framework of the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative. A memorandum of understanding in this regard was signe...

Health camp benefits more than 200 visitors in Pokhara

Pokhara, Jan 5: As many as 207 visitors received check-up services at a one-day health camp set by the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) Pokhara Branch's Women Sub Committee at Ram Bazar in Pokhara-10 on Wednesday. A team of specialists conducted f...

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