Forty years on from Iran’s revolution: a judge’s tale

Forty years on from Iran’s revolution: a judge’s tale

The late leader and founder of the Islamic revolution Ayatollah Khomeini speaks from a balcony of the Alavi school in Tehran, Iran, during the country’s revolution in February 1979. (Reuters File Photo) Parisa Hafezi Reuters Like many Iranians, retired judge Mohammad Reza made big sacrifices to help Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini launch his Islamic Revolution, enduring […]

Mites infestation in Rabbits and its preventive measures

Mites infestation in Rabbits and its preventive measures

Veterinary Hospital Kohima Mite infestation is one of the most common and major health constraints in rabbit rearing. Most common mites in rabbit is Sarcoptes cuniculi and Psoroptes cuniculi. Mites infestation is a common contagious parasitic skin disease that generally spread from one infected rabbit to another healthy rabbit by direct skin contact or through […]

Nagaland… A personal experience

Nagaland…  A personal experience

Photo Credits: Garima Mishra Garima Mishra Human beings are weird; we never appreciate things that are near us. Recently, to my visit to one of the north-eastern states of India, I realised how unique yet so similar the people are! Sadly, a lot of us Indians don’t even know the states of the northeast, and […]

Protect your scalp from getting itchy, dry

IANS Winter brings dry and itchy scalp, but incorporating few things like increasing your probiotics intake and minimising hair wash can do wonders. Gaurang Krishna, Specialist Hair Transplant Surgeon and Consultant Dermatologist, Director at MedLinks, suggests: • Minimise stress level: Stress impacts various aspects of our health and well-being. While stress doesn’t directly cause an […]

Use of locally available unconventional feed stuff in Pig ration for reducing cost

Use of locally available unconventional feed stuff in Pig ration for reducing cost

Veterinary Hospital Kohima Pig production requires a carefully planned and efficient feeding programme. Feed cost of pig production usually account for nearly 60-70 percent of the total production cost.Therefore, it is extremely important that economical as well as nutritionally balance diet are provided during all stages of pig production. The economics of pig feeding depends […]

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 […]