Browsing: Health

This section is a detailed listing of the various facets of staying healthy in Jammu and Kashmir. It has copies about the diseases, research, practitioners, the infrastructure and the economics of it. Exceptional individuals and institutions are profiled also.

Governance A girl walks outside deserted Dooru hospital building. KL Image by Shah Hilal
A Model Wasted

Deep down south, the government invested heavily in creating a model health centre. As it is waiting for inauguration, part…

Conflict CRPF checking the medical documents of a woman during restrictions in old city of Srinagar. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur
Hit Hard

Without phones, internet and transport, thousands of seriously ailing patients were the silent sufferers of the post-August lockdown, reports Aaqib…

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Dangerous Delay

A respected religious leader wanted to build a maternity hospital in Anantnag. After spending Rs 2.86 crore on a huge…

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Controlled AIDS

For the stigma attached with the disease, the trend of people showing up for HIV tests is uncommon in Kashmir.…

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Body Beautiful

Gone are the days when the girls were under pressure to look good. The social media has pushed men to…

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Vitamin D Story

by Zeenat Farooq Vitamin D or the sunshine vitamin is a vitamin sub-type under the class of Fat-Soluble Vitamins. It…

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The Killer Heroin

Gone are the days when Heroin was just passing through Kashmir. Now its use is gradually overtaking other drugs and…

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Make Your Skin Glow

Skin is fundamental for looking attractive. Dr Zeenat Farooq identifies factors that accelerate the skin ageing Looking attractive is something…

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Understanding Chilblains

by Azra Hussain Chilblains often confused with frostbite and trench foot is an ailment which occurs when skin is exposed…

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The Pain Manager

Pain is part of life and global in nature. Dr Tariq Tramboo, Kashmir’s young inventor doctor has done pioneering work…

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SAD Winter Blues

Winters come with cold, low sunlight and a lot of snow and craving for cosy environs. In certain cases, it…

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Not So Healthy Habits

by Zeenat Farooq The advent of the twenty-first century has brought with it the gifts of luxury, entertainment, technology and…

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Delaying Emergencies

Kashmir’s roads and the situation send more people in trauma to the hospital than any other area in the region.…

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