Health Update

Orissa is Still Battling Water Woes

Water Problem in OrissaBhubaneswar: Cholera and diarrhea epidemic, in three tribal-dominated Orissa regions have claimed 164 lives up till now, as functionaries confirmed five more casualties in worst-hit Koraput yesterday.

R K Agarwal, Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO), said the death toll, which has climbed up to 159 on Wednesday, further came up to 164 with confirmation of five deaths in Dasmantpur block of Koraput area.

Consumer Alert On The Beef Infected With E. coli Bacteria

E-Coli BacteriaA consumer alert was issued by the Federal and state health officials on

Former Smokers Face High Risk of Developing Lung Cancer – Study

SmokingHeavy yesteryear smokers, even though they have quitted smoking now, face high risk of developin

Mississippi Is The Fattest State In US

ObesityMississippi has topped the list of ‘fattest states' in the US with an obesity rate of 30% for the third successive year.

The Trust for America’s Health, an investigation group that focuses on preventing disease, states over 20 percent of mature residents in 47 other states are also considered overweight

AIIMS Doctors’ Strike Continues

All India Institute of Medical SciencesThe resident doctors’ strike at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will go on, said the general body conference of the physicians on yesterday evening. According to the decision taken at a general body conference of the physicians, about 700 medical doctors would not offer OPD and ward services.

Cholera Takes More Than 100 Lives In Orissa

Orissa deaths due to Cholera
Kashipur, Orissa: Cholera has preyed more than hundred people in Orissa’s Koraput and Rayagada districts. More than 6000 people have got treatment thus far.