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Lifestyle ailments on rise in Goa; CVDs pose worry: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 14:57

Nearly one-fourth of the population in Goa is suffering from cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) which is one among the many lifestyle ailments that has hit the coastal state known for its urban culture, according to a report.

20 Goa students hospitalised after eating mid-day meal

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 15:21

Twenty primary students from a school in Ponda were Friday rushed to hospital after they complained of stomach pain and vomiting after eating a mid-day meal.

Goa has most diabetics in 40-plus age group

Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 20:52

Goa has the highest rate of diabetes in the country among people over 40 years of age, a doctor said Friday.

AIDS cases come down in Goa

Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 14:01

The number of AIDS cases has gone down tremendously in Goa with less than two per cent of suspected patients testing positive last year, a senior official from the Goa State AIDS Control Society (GSACS) said on Friday.

Goa govt launches SMS alert facility for HIV patients

Last Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012, 10:45

Next time if an HIV patient in Goa misses his monthly drug regimen, he will get an SMS alert reminding him about the dosage.

US-based company introduces freedom knee in Goa

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 16:22

A knee joint which is tailor-made for the Asian population was launched in Goa to give relief to several people with low body height.

Marriages of HIV-infected people gaining acceptance

Last Updated: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 15:57

The statistics reveal that out of every five HIV cases detected, three were males.

Goa issues Swine Flu alert

Last Updated: Saturday, March 24, 2012, 12:51

The Goa government has alerted all its health officers to keep a watch on Swine Flu symptoms among patients following the outbreak of H1N1 virus in neighbouring Maharashtra.

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