Kerosene raises pneumonia risk among kids, says study

KATHMANDU, APR 10 – The use of kerosene, sometimes considered a ‘modern’ and ‘clean’ household fuel for cooking purposes, is an increasing risk factor for pneumonia and other Acute Lower Respiratory Infection among children aged below five years, a new study suggests. The findings of a research titled ‘Acute Lower Respiratory Infection in Childhood and […]

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More people take to morning walk to beat heart ailments

By PRATIBHA RAWAL KATHMANDU, March 27:Four years ago, Parbati Prajapati, 44, a resident of Kalopul in Kathmandu, felt pain in her chest. She went to a nearby clinic for check-up and the report showed a very high level of cholesterol in her blood. Already a patient of uric acid, she saw the alarming rise in […]

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