Hypertension is another name for high blood pressure. It is a common health problem of Nepal these days, caused due to the unhealthy lifestyle. The force exerted by blood on the blood vessels is called blood pressure.
On the December 9 and 10, 2017 a two-day international conference was organized at Mumbai University where participants from all eight South Asian countries gathered to discuss the topic "Changing Dynamic in SAARC: Challenges and opportunity in the Region”.
“Eating a well balanced diet provides our body the required vitamins and minerals to function efficiently,” says Dr Sunil Koirala, consultant physician at Meridian Health Care Center in Kathmandu. According to him, these nutrients help our body perform a wide range of activities and play a crucial role in keeping us healthy. But in cases of nutritional deficiencies, our body may display certain signs and symptoms that we cannot afford to ignore. The Week spoke to Dr Koirala to understand these signs and symptoms better and also find out ways in which we can deal with them.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The Election Commission (EC) has said that it is not in a position to provide a common election symbol to the CPN-UML and the Maoist Center, which along with Baburam Bhattarai's Naya Shakti, announced an elecoral alliance for the upcoming provincial and parliamentary elections. The parties have also agreed to unify after the elections.
BIRATNAGAR, August 16: Until a few days ago, locals of Ikrahi used to spend their days in the fields as farming was the major means of their livelihood. This village, which lies in ward-4 of Biratnagar Metropolitan City, got waterlogged due to excessive rainfall on Saturday and Sunday.
We heard the newly elected metropolitan members have envisioned smart cities with monorails running on elevated trails and the citizens being facilitated with the smart toilets. Ok, granted. It is pleasant to hear plans that provide people a blissful living in city areas. It is a dream of every citizen to live in problem-less and, spotlessly clean city that is in perfect harmony with latest technology.
KATHMANDU July 6: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun attended the Opening Ceremony of the 23rd Lanzhou Investment and Trade Fair and High-end Forum for Cooperation and Development along the Silk Road in Lanzhou, China today.
KATHMANDU, June 14: With the increasing temperature, the health facilities in the capital city are seeing an increasing number of people coming with complaints of influenza, diarrhoea, common cold and allergies among other infections.
When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent Lunar New Year greetings this year, the first card went to Russian President Vladimir Putin, ahead of leaders from China and other allies of the isolated country, according to its official news agency.
From picking the fanciest pair of sunglasses on offer to not caring about the UV protection index of the accessory are some of the several myths and misconceptions that prevent people from purchasing healthy sunglasses and wearing them in the right way, says an expert.
Breaking up with your partner might be a hard thing to do but sometimes it’s the right thing. Talking to a lot of people, we were surprised to hear some whacky yet common reasons people broke up with their partners.
KATHMANDU, Oct 22: CPN-UML Chief Whip Bhanubhakta Dhakal has said that major political parties should make a common view regarding impeachment motion registered in the Legislature-Parliament against Chief of Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority.
In this digital age, there seems to be an abundance of information. We want to know so much about self-improvement and how to meet our career goals. The truth however is that, amidst all the information there are lies that distorts the facts.
The government should be doing everything in its ambit to support the ailing tourism industry, which is yet to completely recover from last year’s devastating earthquakes and the nearly five months of the border blockade.
KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has pledged to forge a common understanding among major political forces on the number of local bodies and criteria for restructuring them, and provide it to the commission formed to fix the number and boundaries of local bodies within a week.
KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Nepali Congress-CPN (Maoist Center) alliance and United Democratic Mdhesi Front (UDMF) are holding a meeting to forge a common ‘road map’ in New Baneshwar in line with the agreement reached on Monday night.
Is walking or running better for weight loss? What should we eat post workout? What are some foods we should avoid while trying to lose weight? Is it okay to drink? – These are some common questions I have been asked over the last few weeks by people who know me or read my column.
KATHMANDU, June 29: Leaders from the ruling CPN-UML and main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) are inching closer to finding a common ground to resolve their dispute over the criteria to distribute grant amounts to earthquake victims to rebuild their houses destroyed in earthquakes last year.
DAMAK, June 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today said no one should engage in political manoeuvrings in course of development terming 'development' as a common agenda related to all.
The PM laid the foundation stone for Damak View Tower to be constructed at Dapga Gachi of Damak – 6 this morning and stressed on need to rise above political interest for sake of development.