How Accessible And Practical Is The HIV AIDS Bill 2014?

How Accessible And Practical Is The HIV AIDS Bill 2014?

SHILLONG: While the fight for ‘Right to Health’ of the People Living with HIV (PLHIV) at the government and civil society level, the PLHIV in Meghalaya, however, feels that the equal rights can only be achieved if the HIV AIDS Bill 2014 is amended even as they maintained that the bill lacks clarity and does […]

Meghalaya: East Khasi And Jaintia Hills On The AIDS/HIV National Radar For Immediate Attention

Meghalaya: East Khasi And Jaintia Hills On The AIDS/HIV National Radar For Immediate Attention

SHILLONG: Along with the rest of the world, Meghalaya on Thursday also celebrated World Aids Day 2016 with maximum attention concentrated on the discussions on HIV/AIDS, drug abuse and the fight against stigmatization, signature campaign besides others. While Meghalaya is battling against the spread of HIV/AIDS, the people living with HIV (PLHIV) continue to face […]

Meghalaya: Nazareth Hospital becomes State’s 1st to receive NABH entry level accreditation

Meghalaya: Nazareth Hospital becomes State’s 1st to receive NABH entry level accreditation

SHILLONG: Taking a progressive step towards major quality improvement in order to increase viability, Nazareth Hospital in Meghalaya has joined the accreditation programme for hospitals and has become the first Healthcare organisation in Meghalaya to receive NABH Entry level Accreditation which is given in recognition of the systems and processes of the hospital which are laid […]

Green tea may ease kidney damage caused by cancer drug: AIIMS study

Green tea may ease kidney damage caused by cancer drug: AIIMS study

NEW DELHI: Green tea is effective in reducing the kidney toxicity and damage caused by cisplatin — an anti-cancer drug, the AIIMS researchers have revealed. The research study has evaluated the usefulness of ECG, a polyphenolic compound obtained from green tea in preventing the damage of kidneys induced by the cisplatin. Side effects of cisplatin may […]

Tripura: Alarming increase in diabetic cases; State records 2.5 lakh patients so far

Tripura: Alarming increase in diabetic cases; State records 2.5 lakh patients so far

AGARTALA: Tripura has around two-and-half lakh people suffering from diabetes, a doctor said. “At least seven percent people of total population are diabetes victims. That means, around 2.5 lakh people of the state are diabetes patients. The number of diabetes patients is increasing every year,” he said on occasion of World Diabetes Day on Monday. […]

Assam: To push deadline for accepting old notes in hospitals

Assam: To push deadline for accepting old notes in hospitals

GUWAHATI: In the wake of the prevailing currency crisis, the Assam government is mulling extension of the deadline for making payments in scrapped currency notes to help those undergoing treatment at government hospitals, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Sunday. Although the central government has extended the deadline to accept the old currency notes […]

It’s good news for Cardiac patients of North East; Stents soon to become part of Govt approved health care kit

It’s good news for Cardiac patients of North East; Stents soon to become part of Govt approved health care kit

SHILLONG: The idea of providing better health care services in the northeast and bringing an institution that is akin to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) would remain only a concept if there is no one to hold the Institution and its management accountable and ensures that health care facilities are made accessible and […]

Nagaland: Come be part of a noble cause with IPCER

Nagaland: Come be part of a noble cause with IPCER

DIMAPUR: The Institute of Psychology Counselling and Educational Research (IPCER) has invited stakeholders and citizens of Nagaland to be part of a noble cause — “Change the individual’s mindset to bring changes in the society” to mark the World Mental Health Day observed every year on October 10, with the overall objective of raising awareness […]

5 Facts you might not know about fermented foods

5 Facts you might not know about fermented foods

Fermented foods are not really considered to be the most appealing type of foods simply because of the taste and the strong aroma that the broken down food products let out; however, research exploring fermented products on gut, brain, and body health provides us with 5 facts we might not know about fermented foods. #1 The fermentation […]