Pragya Pokharel

Women Surgeons Inspiring Future Generations

The presence of an encouraging number of women in the medical field has resulted in a diverse surgical workforce. A career in surgery has significant lifestyle implications: the profession is associated with a high degree of patient acuity, significant on-call responsibility, and irregular work hours, all requiring a substantial commitment …

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From Chaos to Discipline

“I smoked my first joint at the age of 15 with my school friends out of curiosity. I did that because my friends were doing it. It was at college where I was introduced to other drugs, and I started taking pills and cough syrup on a regular basis. These …

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Health Home Care at your Doorstep

During the pandemic, the hospitals were seen overwhelmed with the constant flow of patients, increasing risk for the transfer of the disease. But, there are people with underlying health issues, who need health care on the regular basis. Lifeline Health Home Care can help in such situations. They are home …

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Water Assisted Liposuction: Body-Jet

Beauty is appreciated by everyone, and it is good to feel beautiful and to look beautiful. But it is also true that, with age, aging and its signs are visible, and one cannot rewind the clock. With time, we grace the aging and its signs, and we expect to do …

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Burn, a Public Health Issue

Burn injuries are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality throughout the world. Burn injuries perhaps represent the widest spectrum of any form of trauma. Burns occur in all age groups and may range in severity, from very minor requiring no treatment to extremely severe requiring highest level of intensive …

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Neuroscience in Nepal

Neuroscience in Nepal has come a long way, from lacking diagnostic facilities and pathogen confirmation to reaching an era of modern neurosurgery. Neuroscience encompasses both neurosurgery and neurology, and we can say that neurosurgery is gaining momentum in case of Nepal, whereas neurology is still lagging behind.   In 1963, …

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Happiness is the Way

When there’s dark cloud in the sky, the silver lining gives us the ray of hope. We might be a little broken and shaken at the moment, but we look forward to that calm in our lives, like those silver linings. “Life is all about living, flowing with what comes …

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PostPartum Depression Signs to Look Out For

As we get hit by the second wave of pandemic, our kids were just getting accustomed to resuming school in physical presence. They were adjusting their life with the new normal. And for kids this shift change may not be easy, like the way, rearing a child in itself is …

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Face-to-Face with Cancer

        “There were no obvious symptoms like a lump or changes in skin color. It was her gut feeling that led her to go for further check-up and investigation.” Suvekchya’s Life-changing Journey   It was during 2016— summer time—while taking a shower, that Suvekchya Ghimire realized her …

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Pandemic & Mental Health

One of the biggest challenges we all are facing right now is how to manage enormous disruption to our normal lives. Our work, home, and social life have been turned upside down, and we are finding new ways to continue to do what we had been doing. We are getting …

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