Tag Archives: Health

  • Gastritis, gallstones, hypertension most common diseases among Tibetans in Odisha

    Doctors working in a free medical camp at Phuntsokling settlement in Odisha found that the most common diseases in Tibetan people were gastritis, gallstones, hypertension, and knee pain. ...

  • Millions stretch and bend for International Yoga Day

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called yoga a "people's mass movement" as he took to the mat Tuesday along with millions of others worldwide to celebrate the ancient practice. ...

  • Dalai Lama remains in US clinic for health check

    Tibet's exiled Buddhist leader, the Dalai Lama, on Sunday remained at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota for evaluation following a medical visit his office said was a routine annual check-up. ...

  • Dalai Lama cancels US tour in October

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has cancelled his visit to the United States in October, citing medical reasons, according to media reports. ...

  • Thousands worldwide march against Monsanto and GM crops

    Thousands of people hit the streets in cities across the world Saturday to protest against the American biotechnology giant Monsanto and its genetically modified crops and pesticides. ...

  • UN declares 21 June as ‘International Day of Yoga’

    The UN general assembly on Thursday adopted an India-led resolution declaring 21 June as 'International Day of Yoga', recognizing that "Yoga provides a holistic approach to health and well-being." ...

  • Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar Dies at 95

    World-renowned yoga guru and founder of the Iyengar School of Yoga BKS Iyengar died early this morning at a hospital in Pune. He was 95. ...

  • A million children a year develop tuberculosis: study

    About a million children, double the previous estimate, fall ill with tuberculosis every year, said a study Monday that also gave the first tally of drug-resistant TB among the young. ...

  • Delek Hospital introduces health check package

    Tibetan Delek Hospital started a thorough health check up programme to detect and prevent disease, consisting of a basic package and a detailed comprehensive package. ...

  • Role of Science and Technology

    In a lecture theatre, before an audience of 600 teachers and students, Ms Sakurai told His Holiness that students at this 71 year old institution have a long established concern for the welfare of humanity. ...