Thyroid cancer is one of the most common cancers in Nepal. It is considered one of the, relatively, better cancers to get as deaths are rare, with a 10-year survival rate post-treatment in more than 90 percent of patients.
Nepal’s climate is broadly subtropical, characterised by large seasonal variations in temperature, rainfall and humidity. Dengue fever and complications arising from dengue are widespread in such subtropical and tropical regions of the world.
Let me begin with a simple question related to our personal hygiene. How many of us brush our teeth daily? I assume most of us brush our teeth possibly twice a day, if not at least once. But let me ask you a similar question regarding ocular hygiene. How many of us consciously clean our eyelids daily?
Beauty products were once simpler—foundation, eye shadow, lip pigment and hair colour. But now, they’ve taken on a more insidious edge, promising the restoration of a woman’s virginity and the enlargement, or reduction, of breasts and bottoms.
It is natural for everyone to expect to be happy and healthy in the later parts of life. We all dream of an old age without dependence or incontinence, but with good health and grace. Anyone living in any part of the world should have the opportunity to live a long and healthy life.