Increasing Antibiotic Resistance in Nepal, and threat of superbugs

Medicine, Antibiotics, capsules, tablets

Antibiotic is the boon of this modern era. It has saved millions of lives till now because in past people used to die due to simple bacterial infection. These days antibiotics is used very commonly which is now giving us a kickback. Antibiotics should only be used as a last resort but people are abusing it. This is causing increasing antibiotic resistance all over the world. Nepal is also affected by this problem very much and it is time that we give it due thought.

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BPKIHS Entrance Exam Result 2015

BPKIHS Entrance Exam Result

B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences has published the entrance exam result of 2015. The first list is of successful candidates for MBBS and BDS. The college is opening the first sessions of first counseling on 10th August 2015 at 9:30 A.M. College requests the candidates to be present at the time of counseling. BPKIHS entrance exam result for 2015 has two lists in the first stage for just two faculties.

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Spinal Cord implant to help paralyzed people regain movement

e-Dura Spinal Cord Implant

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is dangerous and it can make people’s life miserable. Such injuries make victims paralyzed. Paralysis is a nightmare because people lose their movement. The spinal cord in the backbone is one of the most delicate parts of our body. Its main function is to transfer all electrical signals and some chemical to our other body parts and back to the brain. Some accidents causing injury to spinal may cause paralysis. To help such people, scientists have developed a new spinal cord implant. This implant helps patients to regain their ability to move and walk again.

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Cold Allergy: Health Dangers, Solutions and treatments

Cold Allergy symptoms and treatments

Temperature decrease in cold weather can be very dangerous. Many people catch different diseases. The common cold is one of the most popular among them. In the cold season, the patients of cold allergy also increase rapidly. This problem is mostly seen in people who work in cold climate, people work with cold water and people who work outdoors during the mornings. Not all people suffer from cold allergy. People with sensitive skin and higher sensitiveness to cold are affected by it.

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Side Effects of reading eBooks: Sleep Cycle Impact

Side Effects of reading eBooks

Many of us love reading books. Some love literature while some love educational content. eBook readers are new gadgets that are changing the reading scenario. These devices can hold a lot of content and provide a great experience. All we need to do is charge battery and keep it alive. These digital readers are great in our view. However, there might be some side effects of reading eBooks. One research of doctors of Harvard Medical School concluded that reading eBook before sleeping is harmful.

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Positive effect of action video games on human brain

Positive effect of action video games on human brain

I started playing video games since I was a small child. I have always heard from elders that games will make us dull and violent. But newer studies have now shown that they actually have a positive effect on us. Shooting and action games are one of the best according to those studies. Games which need fast decision making can make your mind more active. It also increases the capacity to take fast decisions. Thus scientists are talking about the positive effect of action video games on the human brain.

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Reason why people are doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Reasons why people are doing ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

ALS Ice bucket challenge is famous on the internet since few days. It is getting pretty popular among many people including social activists, superstars, and philanthropists. Many people might think that this is just a popularity stunt. In reality, this is actually a good campaign that is creating awareness. Hence many people are knowing about ALS. Making the disease popular or creating awareness is the main reason why people are doing this challenge.

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ZMapp and Cure of Ebola: Necessary Clinical Feat

ZMapp and Cure of Ebola Disease

According to some latest news, two Ebola patients were cured. They were American citizens who were working in West Africa. They came back infected from Africa. This drug is an advancement in medical science. There isn’t even a vaccine or any chemical drugs that can fight the virus that causes the common cold. ZMapp is an experimental drug created to cure Ebola. The test drug ZMapp and cure of Ebola is one of the most interesting this year.

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Harmful Chemicals in Food: Fruits Ripening Agents

Harmful Chemicals in food, fruits and vegetables

Food is the basic need for human life. We need fruits, vegetables, cereals, etc to have a nutritious diet. The demand for food is increasing day by day. The difference in demand and supply is also increasing. So the use of chemicals in the food industry is increasing rapidly. Artificial ripening agents like Acetylene, Ethylene, Glycol, and Calcium Carbide are being used. Farmers also use different herbicides, pesticides, insecticides in the field. These get into the soil and eventually on to our plate. This is bad, so we want to focus on the negative impacts of harmful chemicals in food.

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Terror of Parthenium Hysterophorus: Foreign Invader

Terror of Parthenium Hysterophorus

Just a week ago one of the national newspaper of Nepal published about this plant. It attracted my attention. The title read “Badmash Number 1 Jhar”. This means the worst weed among all. The newspaper portrayed the plant in such a way that it created terror of Parthenium Hysterophorus. I saw the picture and realized that a huge amount of this plant was growing in my area. So I did some research about it and found a few interesting things.

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