Health

TELEMEDICINE : A Discourse on its Sustainability

TELEMEDICINE : A Discourse on its Sustainability

MARCH 2022   
The rise of telehealth -- a delivery of medical services through electronic means of communication -- has been one of the most remarkable spillover effects of the COVID-19 . . . Read more »


Preventing EYE STRAINS

Preventing EYE STRAINS

MARCH 2022   
A comfortable working environment with an adjustable office desk is important for better eye health at . . . Read more »


Healthy Skin Care in Winter

Healthy Skin Care in Winter

According to Dermatologists, winter exposes our derma health, and we need to take extra care of our . . . Read more »


Prevention and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Problems

Prevention and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Problems

Soon after Dashain, Hari Bhusal, a resident of Kathmandu who is in his late 20s, started to feel uncomfortable in his stomach. After suffering from unbearable discomfort, inflammation and nausea, he . . . Read more »


LUNGS CANCER: : PREVENTION STRATEGIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE IMPERATIVES

 LUNGS CANCER: : PREVENTION STRATEGIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE IMPERATIVES

In 2019, Rita Ghalan, a resident of Bauddha, Kathmandu, noticed droplets of blood in the basin while brushing her teeth. She found that the blood came from her mother's mouth who was coughing . . . Read more »


Understanding ALZHEIMER's and Proper Patient Care

Understanding ALZHEIMER's and Proper Patient Care

September is marked as World Alzheimer’s Month and September 21 as World Alzheimer’s Day. This year was the 28th anniversary of Alzheimer's Day. However, very little has been done to raise . . . Read more »


PPP for Strengthening the Public Healthcare System

PPP for Strengthening the Public Healthcare System

July 2021   
Collaboration between the government and the private sector is necessary to bolster the public health sector and deal with pandemics like . . . Read more »


AYURVEDIC HEALTH HOME: A Centre of Ayurveda Excellence

AYURVEDIC HEALTH HOME: A Centre of Ayurveda Excellence

April 2021   
This healthcare institution aims to become a world-class Ayurveda centre providing remedies for different ailments and disorders through a holistic approach to . . . Read more »


Promoting Mindfulness for Productivity

Promoting Mindfulness for Productivity

March 2021   
Ishwar Pokharel, Deputy CEO of Nepal Insurance, reaches his office at 9:30 in the morning every day and juggles deadlines, various demands and team management until 7:30 in the evening. . . . Read more »


Staying Mentally Fit During Times of Crisis

Staying Mentally Fit During Times of Crisis

For many across the world, the last year has been the most stressful time they have ever experienced because of the raging Covid-19 pandemic which is having a major impact on the health and economic . . . Read more »


A Tale of Two Hospitals in the Times of Covid-19

A Tale of Two Hospitals in the Times of Covid-19

In these tumultuous, uncertain and challenging Covid times, there must be thousands of individual stories of bravery, sorrow, triumph and despair. . . . Read more »


How Healthcare Institutions are Coping with the Covid-19 Fallout

How Healthcare Institutions are Coping with the Covid-19 Fallout

Nepal Mediciti Hospital has so far (i.e. till September end) avoided its services from getting impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic as the hospital has been continuously providing all types of medical . . . Read more »


Post-Lockdown Rules to Fight COVID-19

Post-Lockdown Rules to Fight COVID-19

June 2020   
Social distancing has been identified as a key policy to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by maintaining physical distance and reducing social interactions by many public health experts. . . . Read more »


Avoiding a Public Health Catastrophe

Avoiding a Public Health Catastrophe

May 2020   
Amidst the growing fear of the outbreak, the tests mobilised to identify the infection have roused confusion for health workers and experts. Nepal is currently mobilising two test models, RT PCR Test . . . Read more »


Combating Coronavirus :  Nepal’s Preparedness

Combating Coronavirus :  Nepal’s Preparedness

April 2020   
At time when the fear of a possible spread of the coronavirus (covid-19) has gripped the people of Nepal, the Himalayan nation’s government has ordered a partial lockdown across the country in a . . . Read more »


Pediatric and Neonatal Surgical Care at Grande International Hospital

Pediatric and Neonatal Surgical Care at Grande International Hospital

Few months ago, a baby delivered to a Nepalese couple at Duncan Hospital, Bihar, India was noted to have breathing difficulty and frothy oral secretions after an attempted breast feeding. The . . . Read more »


SPECIALISED ERCP : TREATMENT AT KIST MEDICAL COLLEGE AND TEACHING HOSPITAL 

SPECIALISED ERCP : TREATMENT AT KIST MEDICAL COLLEGE AND TEACHING HOSPITAL 

ERCP is a complex procedure, which requires proper training and is followed by exposure to a high volume of cases done by the endoscopist to minimise procedure-related complications. Few endoscopists . . . Read more »


Microwave Ablation : Heating Tumor to Death

Microwave Ablation : Heating Tumor to Death

A few months ago, a 70 year old patient from Pokhara had come to Om Hospital and Research Center for medical tests. He was diagnosed with a tumor in the kidney, Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC), a form of . . . Read more »


Menopause and Weakening of Your Bones

Menopause and Weakening of Your Bones

Menopause is a time in a woman’s life when she stops having monthly periods. During this time, her ovaries stop releasing eggs and stop producing estrogen and progesterone hormones. Menopause . . . Read more »


The Road to a Healthy Heart

The Road to a Healthy Heart

The number of people suffering from Cardio Vascular Diseases (CVD) is increasing due to unhealthy lifestyles, obesity and lack of physical activity, especially in urban areas. . . . Read more »


Spa Treatment : For Reposeful Health Benefits

Spa Treatment : For Reposeful Health Benefits

May 2019   
A few years ago, a client with high blood pressure and muscle pain visited Tranquility Spa, Lazimpat. After undergoing regular massage sessions, the client felt the blood pressure was slowly dropping . . . Read more »


Food Matters : Nutrition for Professionals

Food Matters : Nutrition for Professionals

April 2019   
Burdened by hectic workplace routines, professionals are overlooking their nutrition intake, which gives rise to various health problems. According to Bhupal Baniya, a clinical nutritionist at Om . . . Read more »


Off Balance The Work-Life Conundrum

Off Balance The Work-Life Conundrum

March 2019   
New age professionals are struggling to maintain the tenuous balance between their careers and their personal . . . Read more »


“Genetic screenings can detect hereditary genetic disease”

March 2019   
Dr Serdar Savaş is a celebrated doctor from Turkey. Upon completing his graduation from Kabataş Male High School and Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, he commenced work as a doctor in primary health care centres. . . . Read more »


Curing Sports Injuries

Curing Sports Injuries

If this culture prevails, it will be very difficult to improve the sports sector and the situation of . . . Read more »


Fighting Infertility

Fighting Infertility

An estimated one out of six couples wanting a baby encounter problems related to infertility, a condition which afflicts couples all over the world. While treatment is possible in most cases, the . . . Read more »


Healthy Collaborations

Healthy Collaborations

Various hospitals and corporate houses have been collaborating with each other in recent times, bringing different schemes and discounts on treatments for their staffers and customers. Lately, the . . . Read more »


Total Derma Care at Nepal Skin Hospital

Total Derma Care at Nepal Skin Hospital

June 2018   
At a time when people are trying to look their best in front of the camera, Nepal Skin Hospital located at New Baneshwar has come up with the best idea to solve skin-related issues with the help of . . . Read more »


Multi-disciplinary Approach of Nepal Mediciti Hospital

Multi-disciplinary Approach of Nepal Mediciti Hospital

April 2018   
The newly opened Nepal Mediciti Hospital has adopted the ‘Multi-disciplinary Approach’ in the treatment it provides under which multiple doctors will consult each other. Any disease will now be . . . Read more »


Specialist Gastro Care at Norvic

March 2018   
Norvic Hospital has adopted a new approach to provide better diagnosis and treatment to gastro patients in the light of increasing gastronomic diseases. The hospital has recently opened the 'Department of General, Gastro Intestinal and Laparoscopic Surgery' . . . Read more »


Samyak Diagnostic : A World Apart

Samyak Diagnostic : A World Apart

Patients often voice their concern about the reliability of pathology reports in Nepal. But one lab is reassuring them by adopting world class . . . Read more »