Heath Streak

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Zimbabwe Legendary Player Heath Streak Died Of Cancer At 49

Heath Streak, a legend player and former Zimbabwe Cricket team captain and a celebrated all-rounder, passed away at the age of 49. Streak was battling cancer, according to reports that emerged earlier this year. The former Zimbabwean cricketer remains the highest-wicket-taking bowler in Tests for this nation and was counted among the leading all-rounders during his peak years in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Wed, 23 Aug 2023 - 09:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Cricket news, Zimbabwe Captain, Cancer, Health News, Briflynews

WHO Chief-Ayushman Bharat

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WHO Chief Praises India For Its Largest Ayushman Bharat Health Scheme, Attends G20 Summit

Attending the G20 Summit in Gujarat, India, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) praised India for advancing health coverage and schemes. Dr Tedros made the remarks while addressing the inauguration ceremony of the ongoing G20 Health Ministers' Meeting, and extended gratitude to India for its gracious hospitality and visionary leadership in hosting the G20 Summit. He also appreciated the… read-more

Sat, 19 Aug 2023 - 10:21 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: WHO Chief, Dr Tedros Adhanom, G20 Health Summit, Gandhinagar, Health News

Courtesy: NDTV


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Dengue On Rise In India, Dr Anurag Saxena Calls For Measures Needed

Dr Anurag Saxena, HOD, internal medicine, Primus Super Speciality Hospital, said that dengue cases have experienced fluctuations over time with several factors contributing to it. “It is believed that the increase in dengue cases is directly linked to the humid and warm climate during the monsoon season,” he said. The doctor also emphasized on the need of cleanliness and hygiene to avoid rise in dengue cases.

Thu, 17 Aug 2023 - 08:44 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Dengue, Delhi, Indian Fever, Dr Anurag, Health News

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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Delhi Gas Leak Incident, 24 Students Rushed To Hospital After Illness

At least twenty-four students of a municipal school in Delhi's Naraina area were taken ill on August 10, allegedly due to a gas leak incident nearby, officials said. Nineteen students were rushed to the RML Hospital while the rest nine were sent to the Acharya Shree Bhikshu Hospital, a senior hospital of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi. The concerned official assured action and said, they'll be probing the matter.

Fri, 11 Aug 2023 - 03:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ill, delhi school, Gas Leakage, Ambulance, Health News

Courtesy: Zee News India

Online gaming

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Online Gaming Disorder Ruining Youngs Minds: WHO

Online gaming and its addiction amongst students is a major concern people are facing these days. In Alwar, a kid suffered severe tremors, after his addiction towards online games like PUBG, Race, Shoot and others increased over time. Special Child teacher Bhawani Sharma highlighted the patter and said, "We have prepared a format of sports activities for the child and as per that we have to help the child."

Thu, 13 Jul 2023 - 08:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Online Games, WHO, DISORDER, Health News, Child Suffering

Courtesy: ABP Live News

Pregnant Man

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Rare Medical Condition: Nagpur Man Is Pregnant With Twins

In Nagpur, a 60-year-old man is living with a bulging stomach, which makes him look like pregnant. Bhagat is diagnosed with a rare medical condition, 'Fetus in Fetu', a rare entity in which one malformed vertebrate foetus is enclosed within the body of its twin. Bhagat was suffering from this medical condition for three decades, with breathing difficulties. The bulging stomach got Bhagat, the nickname "pregnant man'.

Sat, 24 Jun 2023 - 09:35 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Pregnant Man, Nagpur story, Rare Medical Condition, Health News

Courtesy: NDTV

Yashoda Hospital

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Yashoda Hospital Launches India's First MRI Cancer Treatment

In a major development to health sector, Elekta a Sweden-based company, launched India’s first MR Linac for cancer treatment, at Yashodha Hospitals in Hyderabad, on June 20. The Magnetic Resonance Imaging Guided Linear Accelerator (MR-LINAC) is expected to deliver radiation therapy treatment with precision. Notably, the launch came after the recent WHO saying, that India should have one radiotherapy machine, especially when India reports 1.3… read-more

Wed, 21 Jun 2023 - 10:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Hyderabad, Health News, Yashoda Hospital, MRI Treatment, Cancer

Courtesy: News 9 Live


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Elderly Woman Succumbs To Rabies Infection Despite Being Vaccinated: Kerala

In Kerala’s Kozhikode, a 53-year-old woman has succumbed to suspected Rabies infection, informed sources on August 22. The deceased identified as P Chandrika, was intact vaccinated against Rabies infection. Reportedly, she was bitten by a dog on her face, on July 21. It was revealed that the dog had also bitten seven others in the same locality. Her final test reports are yet to be revealed.

Mon, 22 Aug 2022 - 08:48 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Rabies, Kerala, kozhikode, dog bite, Health News


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Dengue Emergency Declared In Rawalpindi Province Of Pakistan's Punjab

An emergency for dengue has been declared in Rawalpindi province of Pakistan's Punjab, by the provincial health department, on August 8. The district has been termed 'very sensitive', in wake of the rising number of dengue cases. Reportedly, over 1000 teams have been formed to eradicate dengue from the district. Over 91 suspected dengue cases have been reported in the district, of which, 29 have been diagnosed for the virus.

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 11:44 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Dengue, Pakistan, rawalpindi, Punjab, Health News

Courtesy: ANI

Super Health

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Health Experts Recommend 'Superfoods' To Stay Immune In Winters

Emphasizing that superfood provides immunity, good skin and great digestion, certified dietician Pradeep Singh advocated inclusion of 'superfood' in everyday diet. Edibles with high nutritional value are termed as 'superfood'. Pradeep termed garlic, cinnamon, almond, walnuts, sweet potatoes, mustard greens, citrus fruits and pea protein as 'superfood' and 'must-eatables' in winters to improve immunity. He said that the consumption of… read-more

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 07:55 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Health News, Health Tips, Superfood, Diet