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World No Tobacco Day 2019: Therapies to help kick the butt

On May 31 every year, World No Tobacco Day is celebrated across the globe. This is one of the eight global health campaigns marked by the...Read More

All Indian diabetic women, take note

All Indian diabetic women, take note

New Delhi: Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in Asia — led by India and China — and has dramatically increased the risk of premat...Read More

68 million girls at risk of genital mutilation by 2030: WHO

68 million girls at risk of genital mutilation by 2030: WHO

Geneva: If female genital mutilation continues at its current pace in countries where it is prevalent, some 68 million girls are suscepti...Read More

India, 15 other African nations account for 80% of world’s malaria cases: World Health Organization

United Nations: India and 15 other countries in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for almost 80 per cent of the malaria cases reported globall...Read More

AMRI Hospital endeavours to battle cardiovascular diseases this World Heart Day

AMRI Hospital endeavours to battle cardiovascular diseases this World Heart Day

The Hospital has organized multiple social media campaigns as well as meetups at a local level to bring the attention towards heart risks...Read More

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Three infants die every two minutes in India

UNIGME REPORT :

Child death below 5 declined faster in India: UN

New Delhi: India continues to show impressive gains in reduction of child deaths with under-five deaths falling below the one million mar...Read More

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34% of Indians do not get enough physical activity

Experts and doctors said if the current trends continue, the 2025 global activity target of a 10% relative reduction in insufficient phys...Read More

Eight lakh people commit suicide every year: WHO

Eight lakh people commit suicide every year: WHO

United Nations: Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide every year in the world, the second leading cause of death amongst people aged 15-29...Read More

World Suicide Prevention Day 2018: Jiah Khan to Chester Bennington – Celebrities who shocked everyone by ending their life

There can be many reasons which can drive people to commit suicide. Mental disturbances like depression, anxiety, fear, nervousness, defe...Read More

Afghanistan launches vaccination campaign targeting 9.9 million children

Afghanistan launches vaccination campaign targeting 9.9 million children

Kabul: The Afghan Public Health Ministry launched a five-day nationwide immunity vaccination campaign on Monday targeting 9.9 million chi...Read More

Tokyo passes strict anti-smoking laws ahead of Olympics

Tokyo passes strict anti-smoking laws ahead of Olympics

Tokyo: Tokyo’s city government today passed strict new anti-smoking rules ahead of the 2020 Olympics, leapfrogging national legislation o...Read More

Compulsive video-game playing now new mental health problem

Geneva: The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a mov...Read More

Crisis sparked by sex abuse grips UNAIDS chief

Crisis sparked by sex abuse grips UNAIDS chief

Geneva: It started with sexual assault allegations against a male UNAIDS executive and a heavily-criticised internal investigation that e...Read More

Syria chemical attack: 500 patients had chemical attack symptoms, says WHO

Syria chemical attack: 500 patients had chemical attack symptoms, says WHO

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday said an estimated 500 people went to health facilities with “signs and symptoms ...Read More

Veg vs Non-veg: Weighing the health benefits

To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art. Eat to fuel your body not feed your emotions. While the debate rages on betwee...Read More

#WorldMalariaDay: Effective steps to prevent Malaria

#WorldMalariaDay: Effective steps to prevent Malaria

New Delhi: The theme for World Malaria Day this year is “End Malaria for Good”.

Childhood exposure to lead may lower IQ

Childhood exposure to lead may lower IQ

New York: Higher exposure of lead in childhood may affect brain health and disrupt cognitive development, researchers say. Lead is a powe...Read More

Strawberry lovers, beware!

A report states that the red fruit tops in the list of heavily contaminated fruit with pesticide residues

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Most Brazilian women shun pregnancy: Zika to blame

Paris : More than half of young Brazilian women have shunned pregnancy due to Zika, which can cause birth defects, according to a researc...Read More