Category: Medical

Medical related news


Tests to diagnose HIV infection again

The National AIDS Control and Sexually Transmitted Infections Unit says it has resumed testing to identify HIV-infected people who have been restricted due to the spread of corona. Its Deputy Director, Specialist Dr. Lilani Rajapaksa said that in addition to people visiting clinics and hospitals, programs have been expanded to identify infected people in

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Influenza Virus

Six new coronaviruses found in Myanmar

Scientists have discovered six new corona viruses in Myanmar. The new viruses belong to the SARS-CoV2 virus family that originated in the Covid-19 virus, but are not genetically linked to the coronavirus that is now spreading worldwide. Scientists have discovered six newly discovered viruses in three bats species. Further investigations are needed

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Dengue Mosquitoes

Risk of dengue outbreak

Health officials say that the risk of spreading dengue has risen with the rains. Nearly 20,500 dengue patients have been reported this year. However, no confirmed dengue deaths were reported during that period. However, the Director of the National Dengue Eradication Unit, Dr. Aruna Jayasekara said that the public should take care to control the

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BCG Vaccine, Bacille Calmette-Guerin Vaccine

Link between BCG Vaccine and Covid-19

New scientific research has revealed that the spread of Covid-19 in some countries has led to a reduction in the spread of disease in several other countries. In Spain, where 15,000 cases of Covid-infected deaths are reported, why are less than 500 reported from Portugal? It is curious that such data is reported in the same region, but the policy of

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Sleep Disorders

Sleep disorders

Do you know that it is a sign of sickness when you are awakened at night at the same time as a habit? Even if we dismiss it as normal at the same time, there may be another reason. Here are some clues about where the body gets sick according to the time you wake up. 9.00 - 11.00 night - Thyroid Disease or Stress: During sleep, the endocrine

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Meal Planning

Planning our meal!

We eat three main meals a day: morning, afternoon and night. Nutritionists now advise you not to skip those meals. These are the things that should be included in the preparation of a meal at home. For a main meal, the dishes should include: A. Cereals and potatoes (half a dish) B. Vegetables and Legumes (2 / 3rd of the dishes) C. Fish, Fly and

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PrEP, AIDS prevention pill

AIDS prevention pill

The pill to prevent AIDS, now known as the deadly of the century, has just come out. It can be used early in the disease. The people of Sri Lanka will soon be blessed with the slice. This pill has been introduced as a pre-exposure prophylaxis, also known as PrEP. PrEP treatment will be introduced shortly in line with the current HIV prevention program in

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