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.

Health
Managing dog bite

With over 100,000 dogs roaming freely in Srinagar we must know all about first-aid when bitten by a rabid canine.…

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Back to Roots

The Unani system of treatment is gaining popularity in Kashmir for its minimal side effects and affordability. Ikhlaq Qadri reports…

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Squeezed

Lack of space and a huge rush at the chemotherapy ward at SKIMS adds to the sufferings of hundreds of…

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No lip service

Treatment of cleft lip, a congenital deformity, is not a priority area in the overburdened government hospitals as it does…

Conflict
WHO WANTS TO LIVE!

Suicide cases are on the rise in Kashmir with even teenagers as young as 14, attempting suicide. Ibrahim Wani reports…

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Bringing in the expertise

Patients from across the valley thronged the free medical camp for spinal injuries at Khyber hospital which had invited a…

Health
A satisfied life

Having dedicated most of his life to social service, he is a content man. Though in bad health he dreams…

Conflict
High Way To Destruction

Kashmir is losing a generation to drugs, with medicinal opiates being the most abused substances to get a high. Social…

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Contagious but curable

Tuberculosis is contagious disease which can affect anyone and takes months to heal. The disease afflicting millions throughout the world…

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Awareness saves

Renowned cardiologist, Dr. Upendra Kaul, is the Executive Director of Fortis group of hospitals and Director of Cardiology, Fortis Escorts…

Floods
Outbreak

An outbreak of gastroenteritis with cholera like symptoms claimed eight lives, with more than six thousand people needing hospitalisation across five districts of the state. Haroon Mirani reports.

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Practicing tradition

In the times when allopathy is the most preferred system of medicine in Kashmir, there are many who still practice…

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Heart break

After years of suspense Kashmir has lost its chance to have a super specialty cardiac centre headed by internationally renowned…

Crime
Polluting Lives

With the increase in the use of drugs among valley youth, many addicts are trying different substances. Sharing of syringes…

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