Wednesday, 23 August, 2017

Health

IPL 2014: 5 players Royal Challengers Bangalore could retain

Author : Nitin Fernandes Royal Challengers have been the “so-near-yet-so-far” team of the Indian Premier League over the years. After a disappointing campaign in 2008, the Bangalore-based franchise have promised plenty but failed at crucial moments, which has bequeathed them to being an inefficacious side in the following five editions. If one has a look […] read more... Read More »

Facing dry eye syndrome? Tips to cure it

New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) According to the American Association of Ophthalmology, approximately 3.2 million women and 1.7 million men over the age of 50 suffer from chronic dry eyes. Experts suggest that use of lubricating ointment and fish oil supplements can help in curing the condition. Sanjay Dhawan, director, Ophthalmology, at Fortis Hospital, says that chilly winds of winter ... Read More »

Kerala leads the way with its ‘Nirbhaya’ scheme

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 9 (IANS) It was a coincidence that Kerala introduced a special scheme, “Nirbhaya”, in June 2012 for the safety of women and children. Soon after the Dec 16 gang rape in Delhi that year, the centre too introduced a scheme in that name. Kerala Minister for Social Welfare M.K. Muneer said Kerala had made progress, going forward in ... Read More »

Inter fans still searching for Thohir’s project

REUTERS – Inter Milan's new president Erick Thohir said after Monday's defeat to Lazio that the result would not alter his belief in the project for the club. His comments have left many Inter fans asking the same question: What project? The Indonesian business tycoon was appointed as chairman of Inter Milan in November after his International Sports Capital bought ... Read More »

Jump your way to fit body with trampolining

If you’re one of those, then trampolining might be just the thing for you. Personal trainer David Caldwell shares an alternative way of getting fit in 2104 by following this Olympic sport in which gymnasts perform acrobatics while bouncing on a trampoline, reports femalefirst.co.uk. In the past, trampolining has mainly been associated with a childhood game but, with the help ... Read More »

Top Maoist leader Usendi surrenders due to ill health

Hyderabad, Jan.9 (ANI): A top Maoist leader, Gusda Usendi, has ended nearly three decades of warfare against the establishment and laid down arms before police in Andhra Pradesh, citing ill health as the main reason for his surrender. Better incentives and rehabilitation policy offered to the surrendered insurgents lured the rebel to surrender before the Andhra Pradesh police. Usendi’s wife ... Read More »

Suchitra Sen’s condition better, but not out of danger

Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) The condition of iconic Bengali actress Suchitra Sen, who was put on non-invasive ventilator support after her condition deteriorated, still requires constant vigilance due to the fluctuating oxygen saturation, a medical bulletin said Tuesday, adding that she is not yet out of danger. “Because of continuous monitoring of her vital parameters, which might need active emergency ... Read More »

Leave us alone: Schumacher’s wife tells media

Grenoble (France), Jan 7 (IANS) Michael Schumacher’s wife Corrina Tuesday appealed to the media to leave the Grenoble hospital where the seven-time champion continues to fight for his life following a skiing accident Dec 29. Please leave our family in peace,” said Corrina in a statement addressed to the media through Schumacher’s manager Sabine Kehm. The media has relentlessly reported ... Read More »

Costs for complications from cancer care very high: Study

New York, Jan 7 (IANS) An area of cancer care that has received little attention so far is the high cost associated with complications that may arise during cancer treatment. According to a new research, although complications from surgical care for cancer patients may seem infrequent, the costs associated with such outcomes are extremely high. “It is widely known that ... Read More »