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Ergonomics

Most people have the concept of ergonomics as to do with the seating position or adjusting your car seat as per your comfort, but...

Call for Kathmandu Humanitarian Mini Maker Faire (KMMF 2018)

Kathmandu, August 29, 2018: Kathmandu Humanitarian Mini Maker Faire (KMMF 2018) is calling innovators from around the globe to inspire community and design the...

World Health Organization Internship Programme

WHO internship programme A competent and dynamic health workforce at the heart of each health system is essential to advance global health goals. Countries need...

Nobel Teaching Hospital Proprietor Dr. Sharma Awarded

Biratnagar, March 16, 2018:  Nobel Teaching Hospital Proprietor Dr. Sunil Sharma has been awarded on the occasion of the seventh anniversary of the hospital...

Himalayan Knowledge Conclave (HKC): Graduate Conference on Environment and Sustainable Development...

Kathmandu, February 28, 2018: Tribhuvan University - Central Department of Environmental Science (TU-CDES), Institute for Social and Environmental Transition-Nepal (ISET-Nepal) and Resources Himalaya Foundation...

‘Hello Doctor’ online medical service launched in Solukhumbu

Kathmandu, November 13, 2017: Everest Link Pvt Ltd on Sunday launched ‘Hello Doctor’ online medical service in Solukhumbu district. The company has said that the...

Climate Change and Spread of Dengue and Malaria in Asia

Climate change creates new uncertainties for human exposure to vector-borne diseases, and this is especially true for dengue fever and malaria. The changing weather patterns...

Born to be a health worker – Sabina Mainali

On my recent visit to eastern Nepal, I got to meet a person whom I would probably never forget. I got to meet Sabina...

It’s okay to talk about suicide

Close to 800 000 people die due to suicide every year. For every suicide there are many more people who attempt suicide every...

Good News, Bookworms: Science Says You Could Live Longer

It’s not just your brain that gets a boost, thanks to books. August 20, 2017: Put away your superfoods and exercise regimes, and pick up a...

‘Paschim Paaila’ hosts Annual Sharing Program to celebrate eighth anniversary

Kathmandu, August 8, 2017: On the occasion of its eighth anniversary, Paschim Paaila hosted Annual Sharing Program on August 6 in Kathmandu. Paschim Paaila is...

Breast Cancer Survivor Story of Juliet KC Maskey

Story of a lady who was married at the age of 20, became mother at 21, was diagnosed with breast cancer on her 27th...

‘Risk of breast cancer can be lowered by early diagnosis and...

Kathmandu, May 13, 2017: Senior cancer expert Dr. Aarati Shah has said that the risk of breast cancer can be significantly lowered by its...

Fresh Air on Sale! (Photo Feature)

Kathmandu, March 25, 2017: As many as 50 youths on March 24, Friday, took out a satirical rally to draw government’s attention toward health...

Infant mortality rate declining in Palpa

Rampur (Palpa), February 25, 2017: The Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) has declined following the implementation of the Mother Security Program in various parts in Palpa. The...

Have we learned the lessons from the history of London fogs?

Writers and artists were inspired by the pea-soupers but smog cost thousands of lives Londoners are being warned not to breathe too deeply when they go...

Smoking costs $1 trillion, soon to kill 8 million a year:...

Geneva, January 11, 2017: Smoking costs the global economy more than $1 trillion a year, and will kill one third more people by 2030 than...

Many people don’t know what makes smoking dangerous

December 14, 2016: Most Americans don't grasp that the chemicals produced by burning a cigarette are more harmful than the manufacturer's additives that cigarette also...

Chocolate vs vegetables:The true environmental costs

When it comes to carbon emissions, certain unhealthy snacks may carry an unexpected blessing compared to healthier options. November 28, 2016: As humankind faces the...

Take charge this winter

Kathmandu, November 25, 2016: The changing weather already has most of us sniffling, coughing, and walking around with tissues, and it is only going...

India to organize national contest to identify top 25 social innovations

November 23, 2016: The Ministry of External Affairs of India along with Atal Innovation Mission is organizing a national contest to identify India's top...

Women taking pill more likely to be treated for depression, study...

The research found that adolescent girls were most at risk. Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images Danish research finds that women on combined contraceptive pill are...

Keep Busy! Stay Sharp!

May 18, 2016:  Although people complain when their schedule gets too busy, new research suggests that being overbooked might actually be good for the...

Climate Change And Health

3 August, 2015: Climate varies according to the distance from the Earth's equator. It changes over a long timeframe.  Climate is changing today, our planet...

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