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.

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Receding Hairlines

Almost thirty per cent of the male population is literally carrying a crisis on their heads as baldness is impacting…

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Rock Salt Solution

Abused for political reasons, many healthcare professionals insist the rock salt has more benefits, reports Afreen Mushtaq A resident of…

Business
Eating Dog Food

Punjabi poultry farmers have used politics to retain Kashmir as their main market to sell used layers and parents’ chicks’…

Conflict
Dateline SMHS

With their covered eyes and sullen faces, the young men admitted to various hospitals in Srinagar for various kind of…

Health
Phone Blindness?

Busy parents may find some solace by giving their kids to play with their phones but doctors say the smart-phone…

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(Ab)using Antibiotics

With hospitals finding no time to sterilise the operation theatres, the ICU in all the main hospitals is a source…

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Family Forgetfulness

Many men and women admitted to Kashmir’s only mental hospital were forgotten by their families after they got well. Zeenish…

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Body Explorer

Raised in a modest Eidgah family, when a bookish boy and a compulsive writer, got opportunity to prove his capacities,…

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An Elusive Ambulance

The government spends billions on social service delivery system but GMCs associated hospitals have one critical care ambulance and SKIMS…

Cover Story
Lineage of Dissent

A series of studies commissioned to understand various genetic disorders revealed stunning realities that genetically Kashmir gene pool is hugely…

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Obsession, A Compulsion!

A vast section of the population are victims of a psychological disorder that threatens lives and livelihoods but are rarely…

Health
Antibiotic Apocalypse

by Raees ul Hamid Paul   Striking a cautionary note at the end of his Noble speech on December 11, 1945,…

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Cancer Crisis

While the number of cancer patient has phenomenally increased, the management system within the health sector is sluggish in adopting…

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Mirror Haters

An autoimmune disease that leads patches of skin to lose their pigment shows first in body parts exposed to the…

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