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Heart-Healthy Living: Lifestyle Changes Post-Cardiac Surgery

by Dr. Bijoy Jacob Kochi: Cardiac surgery is a substantial procedure with a profound impact on patients’ quality of life. It prevents recurrent hospital and ICU admissions in patients and helps them to lead a normal life. It also prevents mortality and morbidity due to cardiac disease. However, it can also pose challenges to health …

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AIDS awareness camp held

Kochi: An AIDS awareness class was held at Thodupuzha Soccer School (TSS) inThodupuzha in Idukki on Friday.The event was organised by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Nehru Yuva Kendra (NYK) Thodupuzha Soccer Club and Kerala State Aids Control Society.Dean Kuriakose, MP, inaugurated awareness and personality development class.NYK district officer Sachin H presided.TSS director …

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Covid -19 subvariant hits Kerala 

Kochi: Kerala has reported detecting immune evasive Covid-19 subvariant JN.1 in several parts of the state during a surveillance conducted by the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG), media reports said. There are 1,523 active cases in the state out of 1,701 in the country.A total of 199 active cases were reported on Saturday. INSACOG is a …

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Nipah confirmed

Kochi: Two confirmed cases of Nipah virus in Kozhikode Kerala have sent the state and central governments on medical alert.Samples of a couple of patients were sent to the ICMR-National Institute of Virology, Pune, which has confirmed the virus as that of Nipah, media reports said.Family members of a 49-year-old deceased person have been admitted …

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Ayurveda institutions a Kerala speciality: Minister Bindu

Thrissur: Ayurveda is an integral part of Indian culture and Ayurveda institutions have become a Kerala speciality even internationally, state Social Justice Minister R. Bindu said. The minister was speaking at a function organized by Vaidyaratnam Group at Thaikattussery as part of National Ayurveda Day and Dhanvanthari Jayanti celebrations. “Ayurveda is an important asset of the …

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Aster Medcity joints hands with Medtronic for Deep Brain Stimulation therapy to treat Parkinson’s patients

Aster Medcity becomes the First Centre in South Asia to introduce NeuroNav MER system (Alpha Omega) in partnership with Medtronic for Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) therapy done for Parkinson’s Disease patients The partnership with Medtronic aims to spread awareness about Parkinson’s disease, the role of DBS as a standard of care in the disease and …

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Country’s first Monkeypox death in Thrissur

Kochi: A 22-year-old person who died in a private hospital in Thrissur on Saturday was infected with Monkeypox virus, Lab reports said.Fifteen people have been identified in the primary contact list. These include his friends, relatives and health workers.A high-level inquiry has been ordered into it.First the swab was examined at Alappuzha Virology and Pune …

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Monkeypox patient’s travel trail doubtful

Kochi: The Health Department has asked people to remain vigilant in five districts in view of Kerala confirming the first case of monkeypox in the state. Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha are the states alerted by the government, media reports said. The health department has not been able to make a credible route map …

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Aster Medcity to lend a helping hand to poor cancer patients

Kerala’s premier hospital to join hands with ‘Kidney Priest’ Fr Davis Chirmel as a part of ‘Aster Care Together’ scheme.  Thrissur: As part of creating awareness about cancer diseases and providing quality treatment at minimal cost, Aster Medcity will be joining hands with charity worker Fr Davis Chiramel. Fr Davis Chirmel, who is known as …

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“Keep updated on cancer in children”

Kochi: Even though cancer in children is a rare phenomena, early detection of the disease would help in getting a complete cure. Coinciding with World Cancer Day on February 4, parents, teachers, and friends should essentially know the symptoms of cancer in children, K Rugmini, president Indian Association of Pediatrics said. They should know what …

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Nipah scare hits Kerala amidst rising Covid-19 cases

Kochi: Close on the heels of a 12 year old child succumbing to NIPAH virus infections, two persons have come under surveillance after they started showing signs of the infection in Kozhikode. The two are health workers who were in contact with the deceased child.  One of them is from Calicut Medical College while the other …

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