SMVDNSH along with Brett Lee spreads awareness on hearing impairment

Cochlear’s Global Hearing Ambassador and legendary Australian Cricketer, Brett Lee visited the city today, to work together with Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital and continue the mission... Read more »

GMC under scanner for its poor waste management

Government Medical College and hospital (GMC&H) has come under radar again for its poor waste management. Hospital which is meant to be safe heaven for the patients is proving... Read more »

Smoking could be injurious to your leg muscles

If you believe that smoking affects only the lungs, then you may be wrong as a new study showed that components in cigarette smoke may directly damage the muscles... Read more »

Seafood-rich diet may up sexual intimacy, pregnancy chances

If you are planning to have a baby then try including seafood to your diet as couples who eat seafood tend to be more sexually active and get pregnant... Read more »

New tool can identify Zika-infected mosquitoes

Scientists have developed a low-cost tool that can effectively identify and target mosquitoes infected with Zika virus, potentially helping health authorities save lives. The study, published in the journal... Read more »

Decoding dementia: It’s not a demon (May 21-27 is Dementia Action [Awareness] Week)

Dementia affects the memory, thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday activities. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. While it is true that most cases... Read more »

Nipah virus kills one more in Kerala, public meetings banned

With the death of one more patient who tested positive for Nipah virus (NiP) on Thursday morning, the disease has claimed 12 lives in Kerala, officials said. The death... Read more »

Can drinking too much water harm you?

Do you drink too much water? Beware, overhydration — excess fluid accumulation — can lead to dangerously low sodium levels or in the blood or result in brain swelling,... Read more »