Monkeypox Virus

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US Reports Second Death Related To Monkeypox Virus

The United States of America has reported the second case of death due to Monkeypox virus. The death was reportedly caused due to inflammation of the brain. Similarly, two healthy men previously experienced inflammation in brain and spinal cord following Monkeypox infection. The first case of Monkeypox death occurred in the state of Texas on August 30. 

Wed, 14 Sep 2022 - 12:59 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Monkeypox, Texas, Brain Inflammation, Spinal Cord Inflammation, Health

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Mosquito

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Uttarakhand On Alert Due To Rise In Dengue Cases

To prevent the spread of dengue, Uttarakhand government directed all chief medical officers to take necessary steps. Uttarakhand’s chief in-charge secretary of health R Rajesh Kumar said that the CMO will be held responsible if the dengue cases increase. Reportedly, over 300 cases have been reported in the state, so far. In addition, all students are asked to attend schools wearing full-sleeve shirts.

Wed, 14 Sep 2022 - 12:04 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Uttarakhand, Dengue, Health, R Rajesh Kumar, Chief Medical Officer

Courtesy: ANI

Lumpy Skin Disease

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Lumpy Skin Virus: 43 Animals Dead, 21 Districts Affected In Maharashtra

Maharashtra State Animal Husbandry Department informed that as many as 43 animals have died of Lumpy Skin Virus, and 21 districts have been reportedly affected. The state has notably, started vaccinating cattle across the state. No effect on milk production and consumption has been reported yet. Reportedly, it’s the cows and buffaloes who have fallen victim to the virus. It is feared that the virus could be transmitted through milk. 

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 06:45 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Maharashtra , Mumbai, Lumpy Skin Virus, Cattle Trafficking, Health

Courtesy: ANI

Stray Dogs

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PETA Writes To Union Govt, Urges To Crackdown Illegal Dogfights In India

PETA India wrote to the Union government, urging to crack down illegal dogfights and illegal pet shops, running in India. In the letter, dated September 13, PETA made the appeal to Animal Husbandry Minister Parshottam Rupala, and Animal Welfare Board of India chair OP Chaudhary. Notably, the organisation also released footage provided by the Fauna Police, showing lethal injuries that animals sustain in the alleged dogfights and making… read-more

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 04:02 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PETA, Health, Illegal Dogfights, Breeding, Union Govt

Tuberculosis

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Tuberculosis On Rise, Number Of Sufferers Growing Everyday In Alipurduar's Tea Belt Of Kalchini

Tuberculosis is on the rise in Alipurduar's tea belt of Kalchini. The number of tuberculosis patients in Alipurduar's tea belt of Kalchini is growing by the day. The health department has already implemented specific procedures to treat Tuberculosis patients. According to Kalchini Health Department officials, if a person has a fever for more than two weeks, night sweats, weight loss, cough, or other symptoms, they should contact their doctors… read-more

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 03:50 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Dengue, Tuberculosis, Weight Loss, night sweats, Health

Courtesy: Zee news

US President Joe Biden

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US President Joe Biden Tests Positive For COVID-19 Again; Gives Health Update Via Video

Soon after his doctors verified that he had tested positive for COVID-19 again, US President Joe Biden shared a video on his Twitter profile, to provide an update on his health. Biden stated, "Going to be working from home for the next couple of days. And I'm feeling fine, everything's good." Kevin O'Connor, Biden's physician, stated the… read-more

Sun, 31 Jul 2022 - 01:41 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: US President Joe Biden, Health, Covid-19, covid positive, Twitter

Courtesy: ANI

Shruti Haasan

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Shruti Haasan Denies Rumors She Is In 'Critical Condition,' Claiming Has PCOS

Shruti Haasan recently revealed that she suffers from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Endometriosis. She said she was dealing with the hormone imbalance by eating well and resting her body. According to reports, the actress was in a "critical" condition and had to be hospitalized. Shruti resorted to Instagram Stories to clarify the situation and explain that she was alright.  

Wed, 06 Jul 2022 - 02:15 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: shruti haasan, Rumors, PCOS, Health, Actor

Courtesy: DNA India

woman with sanitary napkin

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Menstrual Cycle Aligned With Mental, Emotional & Physical Well Being

The menstrual health of a woman is aligned and impacted by the social, mental, and physical surroundings of a woman. A study reveals that these stages needed to be monitored and balanced, as it plays a key role. While the physical stage revolves around body fitness, the mental stage helps in the balance between the brain and hormones. Lastly, social surrounding is better when the period isn't considered taboo.

Wed, 08 Jun 2022 - 09:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Menstrual, Women, Well Being, emotional, Health

Covid Test

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India Reports 2,202 New COVID Cases, 27 Deaths In Last 24 Hours: COVID Update

India reported 2,202 fresh cases of COVID-19, 2,550 recoveries and 27 deaths in the last 24 hours, on May 16. The active number of cases in the country stand at 17,317. India's daily positivity rate stands at 0.74% and weekly positivity rate at 0.59%. The recovery rate stands at 98.74%. About 2,97,242 tests have been conducted and 3,10,218 vaccine shots have been administered, in the last 24 hours.

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 12:15 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Covid-19, covid update, Fourth Wave, covid test, Health

Courtesy: ANI

Pig

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African Swine Fever: 259 Pigs Die In Meghalaya's Ri-Bhoi District

African Swine Fever (ASF) has claimed the lives of at least 259 pigs in Meghalaya's Ri-Bhoi district this year, stated a senior official of the Veterinary and Animal Husbandry department, on May 9. Around 45 pigs died in a single day, on May 8. After the first outbreak was reported on April 13, pug slaughter and movement were banned within 10 kms of its vicinity.

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 08:14 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: African Swine Fever, Pig Fever, Meghalaya, Ri-Bhoi, Health