KATHMANDU, Dec 30: A study conducted by an eminent cardiologist has revealed that binge drinking during teenage years may consequently lead to the early onset of hypertension.

KATHMANDU, July 25: A study has shown that the prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) was rising at an alarming rate in Nepal lately due to unhealthy lifestyle and food habits, among others.

“Heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, chronic Lyme disease, depression” – just some of the illnesses outlined by World Health Organization (WHO) chief Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, who drove home the danger by asking delegates to stand up, when they heard the name of an illness that had killed someone they loved: One by one, every single person in the room, got to their feet.