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Covid-19: How to bury the infected dead

Covid-19: How to bury the infected dead

Dr. Mariya Amin Qurieshi Dr. Ruqiya Quansar Dr. Sheikh Mohammad Saleem In this article, we want to tell our readers about the most unfortunate, but possible end result of any victim of this deadly virus – DEATH. What if our loved ones die of this Covid-19. Would that be a normal death, like any other […]

Both moms and dads need to model healthy eating, researchers say

Susan Perry Most past studies that have examined parental influences on children’s dietary habits have tended to focus on mothers’ rather than fathers’ eating habits. If you want your children to eat more fruits and vegetables, then you’re going to have to start doing the same. And both parents — not just the mom — […]

Don’t mistake flu for coronavirus: DAK to people

Don’t mistake flu for coronavirus: DAK to people

Srinagar: “People should not mistake flu illness with coronavirus as both have similar symptoms which is fever and cough,” said Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Saturday in a communiqué. “Every fever and cough is not coronavirus,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan. “A suspect case of new coronavirus is one who has respiratory symptoms […]

Doctors remove 116 iron nails, wire from Rajasthan man’s stomach

Doctors remove 116 iron nails, wire from Rajasthan man’s stomach

Doctors at the Bundi government hospital in Rajasthan removed 116 iron nails, a long wire and an iron pellet from the stomach of a 42-year-old man. Dr Anil Saini, a surgeon at the hospital, said most nails measured 6.5 cm and it took an hour-and-a-half to remove the objects from the man’s body. “I was […]

DDC pays surprise visit to Distt Hospital Pulwama

DDC pays surprise visit to Distt Hospital Pulwama

PULWAMA, May 11: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Dr Syed Abid Rahid Shah today pay  a surprise visit to the district hospital to take stock of the quality of health services and care provided to the patients there. During the inspection, DDC inspected various sections including emergency, operation theatre, ECG unit, Dental section, X-ray, Gynae and […]

Blood pressure measurement at home more accurate than doctor’s reading: DAK

Blood pressure measurement at home more accurate than doctor’s reading: DAK

Srinagar: You are more likely to get an accurate blood pressure reading at home than at the doctor’s office,” said Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday in a communiqué. “Home measurement gives a more accurate picture of an individual’s blood pressure than reading in a medical setting,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan. “Your […]

Syed Ali Geelani discharged from hospital

Syed Ali Geelani discharged from hospital

Srinagar, May 06 : Hurriyat patriarch Syed Ali Geelani has been discharged from SKIMS hospital where he was undergoing treatment. Sources close to Geelani told KNO that doctors have discharged him and he has left for home. “He was admitted in the SKIMS following a replacement of battery of his pacemaker he said. He has […]

‘Pained by poor hygiene’: Kashmir doctor starts crowdfunding for providing sanitary pads to poor

‘Pained by poor hygiene’: Kashmir doctor starts crowdfunding for providing sanitary pads to poor

  A 31 year old doctor  has started a crowdfunding to provide sanitary pads to the impoverished girls and combat the related infections. According to DNA India,  the idea to start crowdfunding popped up her mind when Dr Auqfeen  was treating patients during her weekly Out Patient Department (OPD) in the poor Srinagar neighbourhood, she […]

USG Machine At CD Hospital Obsolete Not Deliberately Kept Out of Order: GMC

USG Machine At CD Hospital Obsolete Not Deliberately Kept Out of Order: GMC

Srinagar, May 1 : Government Medical College Srinagar has found as “baseless” the Head of Department Pulmonary Medicine CD hospital’s report that the USG machine was kept “deliberately out of order” from December 20 last year. “The complaint received from the Head of the Department, Pulmonary Medicine is baseless and there is no negligence/deliberate attempt […]

Seminar on ‘Drug Abuse’ Organized at Sopore

Seminar on ‘Drug Abuse’ Organized at Sopore

  Baramulla, April 30: As part of Drug De-Addiction week, being celebrated from April 29 to May 05 by district administration Baramulla as an effort to combat the menace of drug addiction and to strengthen efforts towards its total eradication, a day long seminar on drug abuse was today organized at SRM Welkin School, Sopore […]

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Covid-19: How to bury the infected dead

Dr. Mariya Amin Qurieshi Dr. Ruqiya Quansar Dr. Sheikh Mohammad Saleem In this article, we want to tell our readers about the most unfortunate, but possible end result of any victim of this deadly virus – DEATH. What if our loved ones die of this Covid-19. Would that be a normal death, like any other […]