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No increase in risk of Covid with blood pressure medicines: DAK

No increase in risk of Covid with blood pressure medicines: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday said blood pressure medicines do not increase the risk of infection, serious illness or death from the novel coronavirus. “It is perfectly safe to continue your blood pressure medication during the Covid pandemic,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan. “People have apprehensions that ACE inhibitors and ARBs, […]

8 things we bet you’re getting wrong about menstrual hygiene

8 things we bet you’re getting wrong about menstrual hygiene

Sonakshi Kohli The shame and taboo attached to menstruation make it so difficult for women to reach out to clear their doubts about the basic rules of maintaining proper menstrual hygiene. This is probably why we women end up believing whatever baseless piece of advice that we read on the internet or give in to […]

Sleeplessness a common symptom of anxiety among youth: Experts

Sleeplessness a common symptom of anxiety among youth: Experts

SRINAGAR: Most people whose mental health has been affected due to ongoing crisis are youth and sleeplessness is very common symptom of anxiety among them, say experts. As a large population struggling with various mental health issues due to turmoil, the number further went up post August 5 when valley remained shut for months. Now […]

5 health benefits of going vegan

5 health benefits of going vegan

Vegans follow a plant-based diet and do not eat animal products including dairy, meat, eggs, honey, and gelatin. But, veganism goes beyond the diet. Veganism is a lifestyle that tries to bar, as far as possible and practicable, all kinds of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, or any other purpose. Nutritionist and […]

One in 13 tests in Kashmir positive for coronavirus: DAK

One in 13 tests in Kashmir positive for coronavirus: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Thursday said nearly one in every 13 test samples in Kashmir valley are coming out positive for the novel (new) coronavirus. “Overall, country has about one in 22 tests positive for COVID- 19,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan. “As of April 02, Kashmir valley has tested 678 […]

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 […]

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At the time of COVID-19 a series Paintings by M. Akram Khan

Reasi: A series of paintings created by M. Akram Khan at its artist studio at Reasi on the theme of Covid-19, M. Akram Khan is a noted and veteran contemporary artist of national reputed and born in Reasi, at the time of COVID-19 he painted natural vibrant colours of the land and its people who […]