Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Sri Lankan Newspapers Are Not Following Principles of Good Reporting In Suicides

Sri Lankan Newspapers Are Not Following Principles of Good Reporting In Suicides

A latest study revealed that majority of Sri Lankan newspapers do not follow the principles of good reporting while publishing incidents of self-harming and...
NICE Guideline On Management Of Rheumatoid Arthritis In Adults

Latest NICE Guideline On Management Of Rheumatoid Arthritis In Adults

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) released latest guideline on management of Rheumatoid arthritis in adults on July 2018. The guideline covers diagnosing...
HPV Vaccine For BOYS on Immunization Programme

UK Include HPV Vaccine For BOYS In Immunization Programme

A decade after UK health officials first implemented routine human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination in adolescent girls, the government has extended their immunization program to...
Prevalence of Kidney Disease is As Double As Diabetics

Unbelievable, Prevalence of Kidney Disease is As Double As Diabetics

According to latest statistics, Prevalence of Kidney Disease is As Double As Diabetics says experts. Kidney Disease is a Hidden Epidemic which affects more than...
WHO Sri Lanka Annual Report 2017

World Health Organization (WHO) Sri Lanka Annual Report 2017 Released

World Health Organization(WHO) released it's latest annual report on Sri Lankan Health 2017 recently. Lanka started 2017 with many public health achievements under its belt...
Alternative Medicine Increase The Risk Of Death In Cancer Patients

Use of Alternative Medicine Increase The Risk Of Death In Cancer Patients

New research suggests that cancer patients who use alternative medicine for curable cancers are more likely to die compared to those that stay on a conventional course of...
Lymphatic_filariasis_srilanka

Lymphatic Filariasis Still Found In Coastal Area Even After Eliminated

A Novel study revealed that there are some pockets with persistent lymphatic filariasis (LF) in coastal Sri Lanka, especially in Galle district. Sri Lanka was...
Glyphosate ban in Srilanka

If USA Use So Much Glyphosate, Then Where Are Its Patients? Talk by Prof....

“I was introduced to the Sri Lankan kidney disease in 2005 by Dr. Thilak Abeysekera. When one of my students, Dr. Sujatha Senaratne became...
Aegypti_Mosquitoes causes dengue fever and Zika

Pathway to Eradicate dengue And Zika Is Almost Identified

A landmark experiment saw more than 80 per cent of deadly disease-carrying mosquitoes being wiped out. Scientists sterilised millions of killer Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, considered...

The Boys Trapped In The Thailand Cave Could Face An Unusual Disease

As the rescue efforts for the 12 boys and their coach trapped in a flooded Thailand cave have continued, the world has been hoping...
No Such Thing As 'Normal' Vagina

There’s No Such Thing As ‘Normal’ Vagina, Latest Study Reveals

The latest biggest study on Vaginas shows that there is no such thing as 'normal' vagina.It revealed vaginas come in all shapes and sizes. (Picture...
Dietary Guidelines for Alms Givers And Priests

Dietary Guidelines for Alms Givers And Priests by Ministry of Health

The ministry of Health And Indigenous Medicine released dietory guidelines for alms givers and for priests. Download Dietary Guidelines for Alms Givers  Dieraty Guidelines for Priests 
50% of Rural Sri Lankan CKD Patients Are Depressed

More Than 50% of Rural Sri Lankan CKD Patients Are Depressed

The prevalence of depression and psychological distress among Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients in rural areas of Sri Lanka is high. A Sri Lankan study...
new-type-depression

New Type of Depression Found

Thirty percent of patients with depression do not experience an effect on typical antidepressants, and researchers are getting closer to understanding why. What Causes Depression? Scientists think...
Brain_csf_co_transporter NKCC1

Water Isn’t Transported To The Brain In The Way We Think

Every single day, half a liter or so of water flows from the blood to the brain to reinforce the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) –...
Sublingual Nitroglycerin Is Effective in Managing Hypertensive Emergencies

Sublingual Nitroglycerin Is Effective in Managing Hypertensive Emergencies

Rapid and controlled reduction of blood pressure is the main aim in management of hypertensive emergencies. Intravenous administration of antihypertensives are required. However, setting...
International Classification of Diseases (ICD 11)

WHO Releases New International Classification of Diseases (ICD 11)

The World Health Organization (WHO) is released its new International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11).   The ICD is the foundation for identifying health trends and statistics...
The Burnout Among A/L Students Are High In Sri Lanka

The Burnout Among A/L Students Are High In Sri Lanka – Study Reveals

Study found that the burnout prevalence among grade thirteen students /Advanced level students in the Sri Lanka is high and most of the significant...
Latest treatment for hair loss

Scientists Accidentally Discovered A Potential Cure For Baldness

A potential new cure for baldness has been discovered using a drug originally intended to treat osteoporosis. Researchers found the drug had a dramatic effect...

MAGNIMS Criteria Is Superior McDonald MRI Criteria For Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis In Sri Lanka

A recently published Sri Lankan study found that MAGNIMS 2016 MRI criteria is superior to McDonald 2010 MRI criteria in specificity, accuracy, and PPV for diagnosing...