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Meghalaya Health Insurance Scheme policy period extended

Meghalaya Health Insurance Scheme policy period extended

Meghalaya Health Minister A L Hek today said the state government has decided to extend the policy period of the Megha Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS-III) till October 1 this year. The policy period ends tomorrow and the department has decided to extend till October 1, the minister told mediapersons here. ...

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Govt extends caps price of knee implants for one more year

Govt extends caps price of knee implants for one more year

The government today extended for a year the cap on prices for knee implants, ranging from Rs 54,000 to Rs 1.14 lakh. Providing relief to patients going for knee implants, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has extended the ceiling prices till August 2019. “The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, ...

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128 malaria, 64 dengue cases in Delhi this season

128 malaria, 64 dengue cases in Delhi this season

At least 40 cases of malaria have been reported in the first 11 days of August in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the city this season to 128, according to the latest municipal report. Two cases of malaria were reported in February, ...

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Happy Independence Day 2018 quotes, messages, images to share on WhatsApp and Facebook | more lifestyle

Happy Independence Day 2018 quotes, messages, images to share on WhatsApp and Facebook | more lifestyle

Independence Day and August 15 remind us of all the sacrifices our freedom fighters made for the country’s future. In the last 71 years of Independence, India has made progress in every field, be it education or its military and space programmes. And if you want to celebrate the patriotic ...

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PM likely to announce launch of Ayushman Bharat-NHPS on I-Day

PM likely to announce launch of Ayushman Bharat-NHPS on I-Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to announce the launch of the Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme (AB-NHPS) on a pilot basis in some states tomorrow on the occasion of Independence Day, with the full-scale roll-out of his pet project expected in September end, sources said. The ambitious Ayushman Bharat-National ...

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Vaping damages vital immune system cells: Study

Vaping damages vital immune system cells: Study

Vaping can damage vital immune system cells and may be more harmful than previously thought, a study suggests. Researchers found e-cigarette vapour disabled important immune cells in the lung and boosted inflammation, the BBC reported. A small experimental study, led by Professor David Thickett, at the University of Birmingham, showed ...

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Independence Day 2018: 18 recipes from eastern India which are totally worth it | more lifestyle

Independence Day 2018: 18 recipes from eastern India which are totally worth it | more lifestyle

Independence Day is a celebration of our history, but also of our unique, versatile culture. Each and every corner of the country boasts of unique culinary preparations that are distinct from each other. What better way to celebrate Independence Day 2018 than by enjoying some delicious traditional preparations. Here are ...

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Vaping is more harmful than you think, damages vital immune system cells | health

Vaping is more harmful than you think, damages vital immune system cells | health

Vaping can damage vital immune system cells and may be more harmful than previously thought, a study suggests. Researchers found that e-cigarette vapour disabled important immune cells in the lung and boosted inflammation, the BBC reported. A small experimental study, led by Professor David Thickett, at the University of Birmingham, ...

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Gaming disorder

Gaming disorder

Though playing games give the thrill of winning, it can lead to a disorder that can cause serious physical, mental, behavioural and psychological health issues which are difficult to cure, says Anna Chandy Gaming addiction is increasingly becoming a problem faced by many today. The World Health Organisation recently added ...

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Keep fit with mDiabetes

Keep fit with mDiabetes

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda, in collaboration with WHO Country Office has launched mDiabetes to provide information for the prevention and care of Diabetes India is home to over 60 million adults with Diabetes (7.8 per cent of the population), of which more than 30 million are ...

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