22 May 2013
Rapport du Public Accounts Committee : beaucoup de « mauvaises pratiques » et de « grosses négligences » notées - Tuesday, 21 May 2013 20:43
Allégations de brutalités policières : des habitants de Riche-Terre descendent dans la rue pour exprimer leur colère - Tuesday, 21 May 2013 17:55
MMM : Paul Bérenger songe à ne pas reprendre son poste de leader de l’Opposition - Tuesday, 21 May 2013 17:31
Nouveaux remous au PMSD : Michael Sik Yuen sommé de s’expliquer sur ses absences répétées au BP des bleus - Tuesday, 21 May 2013 17:18
Around 40 cases of viral conjunctivitis are registered daily at Moka Hospital. According to Dr Sanita Gunnoo-Kowlessur, ophthalmologist at the hospital, this figure is not alarming.
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Friday, 16 March 2012 12:43 Written by Premita Leelachand
World Kidney Day was celebrated on Saturday 10. In Mauritius, the most common problem linked with kidneys is renal failure. Dr Anand Gaya and Bose Soonarane were on Xplik ou K Santé on Radio Plus to give more clarifications.
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Friday, 09 March 2012 14:38 Written by Premita Leelachand
Tuberculosis is a very contagious disease but thanks to effective medicines, it is now possible to get a better treatment. While in the 70s more than 500 Mauritians were being affected every year, this figure has today been reduced to one hundred or so.
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Friday, 02 March 2012 13:17 Written by News On Sunday
Diseases affecting the ears, nose and throat are quite common in Mauritius and most of them are caused by allergies. Dr Ashwamed Dinassing, otorhinolaryngologist, was on Xplik ou K Santé on Radio Plus where he gave an overview of the Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) section.
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Friday, 24 February 2012 15:08 Written by Le Défi Quotidien
The Stem Cell Programme consists of using a patient’s own bone marrow stem cells to treat conditions where traditional medical interventions were not successful.
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Friday, 24 February 2012 14:52 Written by Premita Leelachand
Rise in cancer cases on the island has compelled the Ministry of Health to set up an action plan to combat the disease. Dr Anil Mohith, oncologist, gives an overview of the situation.
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The time of the day could be an important factor in the risk of getting an infection, according to researchers in the US. They show how a protein in the immune system was affected by changes in the chemistry of the body through the day. The findings, published in the journal Immunity, showed the time of an infection changed its severity.
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Friday, 10 February 2012 12:40 Written by News On Sunday
Depression among children and teenagers is on the rise! However, these cases are not always obvious to parents and teachers. How to recognise depressive signs in them? Psychologists gave their views in Xplik ou K Santé on Radio Plus last week.
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In a modern world that values activity, achievements and results, it is perhaps surprising that more and more people are turning to meditation. For all the activity of modern society, many still feel a fundamental need for silence, inner peace, and a moment of reflection. Meditation can reduce stress and help us relax; but, it can also give us a lot more.
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The competencies of Mauritian doctors in sectors such as heart surgery are much solicited in Africa, namely Botswana. In this context, Dr John Seakgosing, Minister of Health of Botswana, was on a visit to Mauritius during which he had a meeting with his Mauritian counterpart, Minister Lormus Bundhoo, last Thursday.
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Friday, 27 January 2012 14:59 Written by News On Sunday
Being a tropical island, the risk of food poisoning in Mauritius is high. Nevertheless, during summer, the heat favours the proliferation of microbes and thus increases the risk of food poisoning and the prevalence of gastroenteritis. However, though the symptoms are more or less the same, food poisoning and gastroenteritis are two different diseases.
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The Ministry of Health has issued a communiqué regarding the prevalence of gastroenteritis in the country during this summer and the precautions to be taken. Gastroenteritis is an inflammation of the lining of the gastrointestinal tract, particularly the stomach and intestines. The result is three to seven days of suffering and diarrhoea which in turn causes dehydration.
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