Tick paralysis in dog and its preventive measures

Tick paralysis in dog and its preventive measures

Veterinary Hospital Kohima Rhipicephalussanguineus is the most common ecto- parasitic tick in dogs, it is brown in colour. Severe infestation in dog causes acute progressive ascending motor paralysis due to salivary neuro toxin produced by Rhipicephalussanguineus.The tick is also a recognized vector of several diseases in dogs such as canine Babesiosis,Haemobartonellosis and Ehrichiosis. Signs and […]

Of friendship, love, search for life & abandonment

IANS Witness the unbreakable bond of two girls whose ambition beats patriarchy and poverty; live through a true big fat Bollywood romance; tread through the lanes of Kathmandu as a young girl seeks love and her own space in life, and finally, explore how an ‘Orange’ sanyaasi life feels like through the eyes of a […]

Infants’ gut bacteria can help combat food allergy: Study

IANS Healthy infants have intestinal bacteria that can prevent the development of food allergies, research has found. Researchers from the University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Naples Federico II in Italy transplanted gut microbes from each of eight infant donors: four healthy and four with cow’s milk allergy, into groups of […]

Nutritional management in dogs

Nutritional management in dogs

Veterinary hospital Kohima Adequate knowledge on the nutritional requirement of dogs is necessary for the dog owners. Dogs are omnivorous. The essential nutrients in dog’s diet are like human beings. They are proteins, carbohydrates, fats, minerals and vitamins. Meat is one of the most important components of dog’s diet. It is an important source of […]

Irregular fasting can help in weight loss, boost health

IANS Are you obese and worried about your excess weight? Take heart. New research suggests that with irregular fasting and a strictly controlled diet, you can lose more weight and improve your health too. The study showed that women who fasted intermittently as well as restricted their food improved their health more than those who […]

Blue Whale: The Deadly Challenge

Blue Whale: The Deadly Challenge

The social media today is definitely a boon to humanity. It ensures that citizens are connected at all times and this connection transcends borders, boundaries and all limitations. This connected world ensures free flow of ideas and information across the globe at the touch of a button or better at the click of a mouse […]

Milk borne diseases and its preventive measures

Milk borne diseases and its preventive measures

Veterinary Hospital Kohima Milk borne diseases are zoonotic in nature as the diseases from infected cows are transmitted to man and vice versa. The sources of infection are: Infection of milk directly from the Cow: The causative organisms enter the milk through the mammary glands or through faecal contamination and may cause disease condition to […]

Caring for cancer patients

Caring for cancer patients

Agatha Sepu Certified Oncology Nurse, Ward in-ChargeOncology Unit, CIHSR The WHO (World Health Organization) predicts that the number of new cancer cases is expected to rise to 22 million in the next two decades. With these increasing incidence of cancer, the call for care of cancer patients becomes higher. Cancer patients and cancer survivors (persons […]

Of Islamic history, Malayalam literature, villains and Chanakya’s lessons

Books this Weekend IANS As 2019 settles in, enrich your knowledge with a concise history of the 1,400-year-old schism between Shias and Sunnis; read 14 translated stories by a celebrated modernist Malayalam litterateur; learn if villains are born, made or made up through the character of Mahabharatas villain, Duryodhana; and finally, see what life lessons […]

TERROR IN SOCIETY: The Personal Angle

TERROR IN SOCIETY: The Personal Angle

In the virtual space sometimes even innocuous activities can result in great damage and disaster for an individual. The person feels he/she has done something harmless but due to ignorance of the legal provisions, often serious consequences can result. Thus the utmost care based on knowledge must be taken at all times. One such situation […]