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Why Diabetics Suffer More Stroke And Attacks Of Paralysis

Quite frequently you would have overheard people talking about either their fathers or elder brothers who had suffered from strokes and had been confined to bed since then. They did have diabetes and blood pressure problems, even though without any difficulty they would walk and undertake daily morning... 

Experts To Conduct Food Safety Meet

IMPHAL, Mar 27 : To en- sure that the edibles, including snacks and others, especially brought in from Myanmar without any labels, are safe for human consumption, a delegation of experts from the Centre will  hold a two-day awareness program on food safety and quality  at Imphal from tomorrow. Though... 

Glaucoma: The Silent Thief Of Sight

Glaucoma is a generic name for a group of diseases causing optic neuropathy and visual field loss, usually, but not always, in the presence of raised IOP. Glaucoma is one of the important causes of irreversible partial or total loss of vision. Glaucoma accounts for 1.7% of economic blindness in India... 

Homoeopathy In First Aid

Homeopathy is a safe and effective system of medicine. Homeopathy has remedies to treat all sorts of illnesses which can be used with confidence for treating the whole family from babyhood to old age. It is simple to use, has no bad taste or smell and has no side effects. Every home should have a simple,... 

OST Method Set To Control Drug Dependency

A drug abuser being provided Oral Substitution Therapy (OST). Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Jan 29: Apart from being a problem to the family and locality, a person who has become drug dependent from one reason or another normally starts lo-sing his self-esteem thinking life is not worth living... 

Respiratory Allergies

Allergies are the most researched and most proven ailment that homeopathic medicines have been found to treat effectively. Homeopathy should be the first choice of treatment. Primary care homeopathy can be an effective treatment, though professional homeopathic care should be considered to treat the... 

Tertiary Health Care And Manipur

The recent Health Reform by President Obama in the USA, despite doubts and reservations raised by concerned sections of society is unique. The main objectives reportedly are to bring as much of the public as possible under the umbrella cover of the managed care and to bring in the concept of health supermarket... 

Elopement Adds To The HIV Burden In Manipur

Lila was persuaded to elope with her boyfriend before marriage, a common practice in Manipur. However, when she tested HIV-positive, she was abandoned by her lover and now faces the twin stigma of being a rejected bride and HIV-positive. The smile has changed. No longer vibrant, it has become a ghost... 

HIV/AIDS Campaign Reaches Sugnu

IMPHAL, Dec 9: As a part of ongoing campaign by Manipur Legislatures’ forum on HIV/AIDS a day-long constituency-level session on HIV/AIDS was held at Sugnu today. The event organized under the Forum’s aegis at Sugnu Makha Community Hall was attended by works Minister K Ranjit, Oinam AC MLA... 

Measles Immunization Still To Hit Target

IMPHAL, Dec 8: Normal immunization program for measles being undertaken by the Government is still not fully effective. Many children are still suffering from the disease in Manipur, said Family Welfare Director Dr L Joykumar. Speaking to The Sangai Express, Dr Joykumar  informed that Japanese Encephalitis... 

Protest Rally Against FTA

IMPHAL, Dec 6: To protest and express concern against inclusion of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) provisions in the proposed European Union– India Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which is likely to affect access to affordable HIV/AIDS drugs, a mass rally was taken out here today. Organized by Center... 

‘˜HIV/AIDS Need High Level Intervention’

IMPHAL, Nov 30: In order to effectively check the spread of HIV/AIDS in Manipur, Ministers, MLAs and other higher officials of the Government need to be convinced first, secretary of Manipur Legislators’ Forum on HIV/AIDS (ML-FA) and MLA of Oinam A/C Dr I Ibohalbi has stated. Speaking as chief... 

Churachandpur Gears Up For World AIDS Day

LAMKA, Nov 29: With individuals registered in its ART centers across the district crossing over four-thousand, Churachandpur is set to observe the World AIDS Day, advocating universal rights for people living with HIV, in tune with the international theme. Addressing the media ahead of the December 1...