Dengue alarm bell at JU

Dengue alarm bell at JU

Water accumulated in the lift shaft of a building under construction at Jadavpur University; Atin Ghosh, mayoral council member, health, with a civic worker who is spraying larvicide on the campus on Saturday. Pictures by Gautam Bose Jadavpur: A civic team found accumulated water inside a building under construction on the Jadavpur University premises on […]

Air pollution linked to 3.2 million diabetes cases in a year

Air pollution linked to 3.2 million diabetes cases in a year

Type 2 diabetes has always been associated with genetic and lifestyle factors such as obesity and lack of exercise. Now, a new study has shown that air pollution, even at levels considered safe, caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016. While earlier studies have suggested a link between diabetes and pollution, this […]

Statistics show vector-borne diseases rampant, officials deny

Statistics show vector-borne diseases rampant, officials deny

By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  As monsoon has arrived in the State, communicable diseases like malaria, dengue and chikungunya pose a greater threat to people. According to the statistics of National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP), 525 cases of dengue, 97 cases of swine flu and over 2,200 cases of malaria have been registered […]

Take steps to prevent West Nile Virus

Take steps to prevent West Nile Virus

State and local public health officials are reminding Montanans to take steps to avoid mosquito bites and prevent infection with West Nile Virus (WNV). In Montana, WNV season usually begins in July and ends in October, as this is when the mosquitoes responsible for it emerge. The best way to prevent mosquito-borne diseases such as […]

Man From Kyrgyzstan Undergoes Liver Transplant At Noida Hospital

Man From Kyrgyzstan Undergoes Liver Transplant At Noida Hospital

New Delhi:   A 19-year-old man from Kyrgyzstan got a new lease of life after his brother donated a part of his liver at a private hospital in Noida. Taalaibek Alaibek was last year diagnosed with alveolar echinococcosis, a chronic tapeworm infection that grows and spreads in the liver. It is a rare but potentially life-threatening […]

220 dengue cases reported in June

220 dengue cases reported in June

With more incidence of dengue in June itself, GVMC is on its toes taking a number of measures to prevent malaria and dengue. According to Municipal Commissioner M. Hari Narayanan, 701 cases of dengue were reported in 2017 while in June 2018 alone 220 were reported probably due to early rains. In 2017, 728 malaria […]

Kiphire to focus on health & education

Kiphire to focus on health & education

DC Mohammed Ali Shihab, IAS addressing the lunching of district level workshop on Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign at Kiphire held on June 30. (Morung Photo)   Morung Express NewsKiphire | June 30   Kiphire Deputy Commissioner, Mohammed Ali Shihab, IAS addressing the lunching of district level workshop on Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign in CMOs Conference room on […]

Mood at AMMA meet made us recall Dileep, ready to review: Mohanlal

Mood at AMMA meet made us recall Dileep, ready to review: Mohanlal

Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Published: July 1, 2018 2:49:10 am The decision was taken at a general body meeting on June 24 — it was Mohanlal’s first meeting as AMMA’s new president.  Under fire for taking back actor Dileep in the Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes (AMMA), the apex association’s president Mohanlal […]