DHARAN, Oct 26: After exposing that the doctors at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) have been prescribing food supplements to patients unnecessarily, the market monitoring by the Department of Drug Administration (DDA) also found that hospitals in Jhapa and Biratnagar have been following the same practice to get commissions from the companies producing food supplements.
BANKE, May 16: Sickle cell anemia has emerged as a critical health problem in western Tarai due to lack of proper medical equipment for the treatment of this inherited condition. Patients have been left helpless since the machine used in the treatment of this chronic illness stopped operating at Bheri Provincial Hospital (BPH).
PARBAT, Feb 9: As the health department fails to distribute 70 different types of free medicines assured by the government, patients visiting Parbat District Hospital continue to struggle with their illnesses.
July 31: The deterioration of motor skills in Parkinson's patients is driven by the decline of dopamine production, but researchers in Japan are making exciting progress on a way to potentially arrest the slide. Following promising experiments on monkeys last year, scientists at Kyoto University are now preparing to begin transplanting reprogrammed stem cells into human brains as part of a first-of-a-kind clinical trial.
TIKAPUR, July 17: The Tikapur Hospital is the nearest hospital for residents of two districts to seek health services. However, the hospital’s condition is bleak, according to a report presented by Ratna Bahadur Khadka, chairperson of Tikapur Hospital Development Committee.
JUMLA, July 9: Few years ago, Gothichaur Rural Municipality got its first health post. Khadka Bahadur Budha one of the residents here has never been to this health post situated in Maningsanghu despite having numerous health problems. Whenever he or any other member of his family has any health problems, they reach out to the shaman.
July 8: Heart failure patients who suffer from depression and anxiety are at greater risk of progressive heart disease and other adverse outcomes, according to a new study published in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. In addition, healthy individuals with depression are more likely to develop heart failure.
KATHMANDU, July 6:One child among 59 in the world has Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the report says. Nepal, however, lacks an authentic report about the number and status of children with autism in the country. It is believed that the number of autistic patient in the country is increasing by 15 percent annually.
LAHAN, June 18: Saturday 1 pm at the Shivam Medicene Center that claims to be part of Indian clinic 'Nageshwori Chandasi Dawakhana' at Lahan main market area. Shrawan Yadav, 55 and his 'doctor' from Calcutta of India, Bidhut Roy are talking about Yadav's health complications.
CHICAGO, June 4: Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient’s risk.
RAUTAHAT, May 22: With the rise in temperature, the number of people suffering from diarrhea and other water-borne diseases has increased significantly in Rautahat. But unfortunately, all health posts of the district are currently dealing with the scarcity of Jeevan Jal, the most popular brand of Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) in the country. This has added to the woes of the patients.
KHOTANG, April 5: It's hard to imagine the pain of a woman whose uterus protrudes out of the vagina following a third degree prolapse. A Dalit woman of Rakhabandel, Aiselukharka Rural Municipality-1 in the district has been bearing with this pain for the last 33 years.
LAHAN, March 19: After his left eye started seeing blur vision, Suman Devi Thakur, 48, a local of Bihar State in India, visited Sagarmatha Chaudhary Eye Hospital in Lahan of Siraha district seeking treatment.
NAWALPARASI, Feb 27: Eight-eight new leprosy patients have been found in course of 'Search Campaign, launched at Nawalparasi (west of Bardaghat-Susta) and Nawalparasi (east of Bardaghat-Susta) districts.
Dealing with a fatal disease like cancer definitely requires a lot of precautions. Health experts suggest that as a cancer patient loses appetite, it’s extremely important to eat healthy and also at regular intervals. They also advise eating the healthy and right food before, after and during the treatment.
BHAKTAPUR,Feb 3: The number of cancer patients is on the rise going by five year's data on the patients treated at the Bhaktapur Cancer Hospital that witnessed the patient numbers surging by almost 50 percent.
CHITWAN, Jan 25: Among those who come for treatment of cancer, farmers are found to be very numerous, according to a recently published report of the National Cancer Registry which covers a period of 10 years.
DHANGADHI, Jan 19: Patients in Dhangadhi and neighboring districts have been struggling in lack of treatment as nurses and health workers of Seti Zonal Hospital (SZH) have been staging protests since a few days against the low pay and perks.
DHANGADHI, Jan 18: Patients in Dhangadhi and neighboring districts have been struggling in lack of treatment as nurses and health workers of Seti Zonal Hospital (SZH) have been staging protests since a few days against the low pay and perks.
JAJARKOT, Jan 9: The dipping temperature compounded by the foggy weather has added to the woes of viral fever patients in Jajarkot. According to the health workers and doctors deployed in various parts of the district, providing service to the patients has really been a challenge due to the increasing cold.
MUGU, Jan 6: Locals of Mugu were elated when an MDGP expert was hired by the District Hospital a year ago. Unfortunately, their happiness could not last for long as the MDGP expert Dr Jitendra Kandel left the hospital on November 13, 2017. With this, the hospital has returned back to its early state.
In the sunlit courtyard of a mental health residential facility in Boudha, Katmandu, men and women sit drawing and painting hand-crafted paper balloons, decorating the entrance to the 100-bed Amrita Foundation Nepal building.
KATHMANDU, Oct 25: Of the total budget that the government allocates every year to provide monetary assistance for the treatment of eight types of chronic diseases, some 60 per cent is being spent for kidney-related diseases.
BABIYACHAUR, MYAGDI, Oct 19: The Myagdi Relief Committee, Bahrain has contributed Rs 1.93 million to the Om Kumari Shanti Fund, set up with the objective of supporting the underprivileged patients in Myagdi district.