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Around 50 people lose their lives everyday due to consumption…

CHITWAN: Everyday around 50 people lose their lives in the country due to consumption of tobacco-related products, shows a data.

Nepal launches pathology test for Zika virus

KATHMANDU: Nepal has started lab test for Zika virus which has taken an epidemic turn in South America. The disease

Quitting smoking abruptly has best long-term results

(REUTERS): People who quit smoking all at once are more likely to be successful than those who cut down on

Experts perplexed over why Sharapova was taking banned heart drug

LONDON, (REUTERS): The medicine Maria Sharapova says she has taken for 10 years due to a family history of heart

Zika infection may cause stillbirth, loss of brain tissue: report

CHICAGO, (REUTERS): A case study of a stillborn baby whose Brazilian mother was infected with Zika raises suspicions that the

Research on link between Zika and birth defects expected by…

BRASILIA/GENEVA, (REUTERS): Two US-Brazilian studies will have initial results by May on whether the Zika virus spreading through the Americas

FDA recommends ban on blood collections from Zika-affected areas

WASHINGTON, (REUTERS): The US Food and Drug Administration recommended on Tuesday that blood should no longer be collected from regions

Two die, 18 fallen ill due to diarrhea

DAILEKH: Two children died and sixteen others have been taken ill due to diarrhea in the district. The deceased are

Zika virus may hide in organs protected from the immune…

CHICAGO, (REUTERS): The Zika virus may be particularly adept at entrenching itself in parts of the body that are shielded

Supa Net distributed in Banke

NEPALGUNJ: The locals of 15 different VDCs in Banke district that are at high risk of malaria disease have been

IOC medical chief seeks to allay Zika fears

LONDON, (AP): Seeking to calm fears over the Zika outbreak, the IOC medical director tells The Associated Press that “everything

WHO advises women on Zika protection but no travel advisories

GENEVA-LONDON, (REUTERS): The World Health Organisation advised women on Wednesday on how to protect themselves from Zika, particularly if pregnant,

Zika found in saliva,urine in Brazil; US offers sex advice

RIO DE JANEIRO, (REUTERS): Authorities in Brazil said on Friday Zika has been detected in patients’ saliva and urine, adding

Brazil finds Zika in saliva, urine; expert warns against kissing

RIO DE JANEIRO, (REUTERS): Scientists identified the Zika virus in the saliva and urine of two infected patients, a top

Zika has been sexually transmitted in Texas, CDC confirms

By Sandee LaMotte, (CNN): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday updated its Zika virus guidance for pregnant

Africa, Asia vulnerable to spread of Zika virus: WHO

(REUTERS): The Zika virus linked to a microcephaly outbreak in Latin America could spread to Africa and Asia, with the

UNFPA report stresses on access, quality of sexual and reproductive…

KATHMANDU: A new report from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has revealed that many young people between 15 and

WHO says extremely alarmed by Zika, could reach 4 million…

GENEVA, (REUTERS): The World Health Organization (WHO) expects the Zika virus, which is spreading through the Americas, to affect between

Global health body under pressure to stop Zika virus

BY JULIE STEENHUYSEN AND STEPHANIE NEBEHAY, CHICAGO/GENEVA, (REUTERS): The World Health Organization will hold a special session on Thursday on

Danish hospital says case of Zika virus discovered

HELSINKI, (AP): A Danish tourist has been infected by the Zika virus after visiting southern and central America, Danish hospital