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How To Develop Your Will Power

Will Power has to do something with our inner power that requires inner control and inner discipline. Suppose you want to do something today and you have done it successfully. Your Will Power is working in your favor. But if you procrastinate till other time like tomorrow or day after tomorrow, then... 

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... 

Mysterious Disease Stalks Ukhrul Village

IMPHAL, Mar 2:  An idyllic and nondescript hamlet,  New Wahong village located some 80 km north of Ukhrul district headquarters under Chingai Assembly Constituency, has been overwhelmed by a mysterious disease which has claimed the lives of 4 children with many more needing emergency medical attention. The... 

Shortage Of Technicians Blights RIMS

IMPHAL, Feb 21: Though RIMS boasts of being one of the largest hospital in the en-tire North East region with necessary infrastructure and specialist doctors, the premier health institute seems to be going in re- verse gear as far as providing quality health care is concerned. For the last seven years,... 

HIV Awareness Held At Singhat

IMPHAL, Feb 19: A day-long Constituency level convention on HIV/AIDS was organized under the aegis of Manipur Legislative Forum on HIV/AIDS at the community hall of Singhat headquarters today. MLA of Singhat Assembly Constituency T Hangkhanpao attended the convention as chief guest. A large number of... 

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,... 

Workshop On HIV Policy Kicks Off

IMPHAL, Feb 7: A two day State level workshop on national policy framework for children affected by HIV was opened today at Hotel Classic here under the aegis of the Manipur State AIDS Control Society (MACS). The opening function was graced by HIV/AIDS specialist of UNICEF New Delhi office Dr Sonia Trikha,... 

In Quest For An Answer To Traffic Snarls, Good Health And Pollution Control… The Humble ‘˜Cycle’ Set To Make A Grand Comeback

IMPHAL, Jan 23: Once considered to be a status symbol as well as an indispensable item in Manipur, the humble Cycle today has come to be regarded as the poor man’s conveyance. Along with that, Cycle is losing its space day by day with earlier cycle sheds in cinema houses turning into shopping malls... 

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... 

Food Testing Lab On The Anvil

IMPHAL, Jan 8:  The Directorate of Health Services is seriously considering setting up a laboratory for testing and identifying molecule deficient and sub-standard drugs. Following reports that huge quantities of molecule deficient and sub-standard drugs are being marketed at Imphal, the Directorate... 

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... 

Help At Hand For HIV Child- Organizations From Manipur, Bengal, Andhra Offer Care

GUWAHATI, Dec. 23: Three organizations from Manipur, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh, working in the field of HIV/AIDS, have come forward to take care of the four-year-old HIV-positive girl who was abandoned by her family members after her parents died of AIDS in Assam‘s Nalbari district. Calcutta-based...