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India’s global health rank plummets to 143: Study

India is hurtling ahead in a lot of spheres, but when it comes to health the country is not performing well. Despite all the hoopla, India is at the ...Read More...

Long daytime naps is a warning sign for type-2 diabetes

Napping for more than an hour during the day could be a warning sign for type-2 diabetes, Japanese researchers suggest. They found the link after analysing observational studies involving ...Read More...

As crisis grows, WHO slams India for faulty figures

NEW DELHI: In a rare scathing attack, the World Health Organisation’s India representative has slammed India’s government-owned disease surveillance system, saying it does not capture the true picture of the ...Read More...

Prostate cancer cases in India to double by 2020

Prostate cancer (PCa) is the second most common cause of cancer and the sixth leading cause of cancer death among men worldwide. The cancer projection data shows that the ...Read More...

Making babies without women may be possible, say scientists

Scientists say early experiments suggest it may one day be possible to make babies without using eggs. They have succeeded in creating healthy baby mice by tricking sperm into ...Read More...

2.1 million HIV infected Indians do not get proper medication

Each of an estimated 2.1 million Indians infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) should be getting a cocktail of drugs to prolong their lives and reduce infections, but ...Read More...

Mohalla clinics offering affordable healthcare model at doorstep

New Delhi: When a doctor at a mohalla clinic in Todapur in West Delhi prescribed medicines for 10-year-old Rohit, who was suffering from fever, his parents did not need ...Read More...

Doctors in India remove 40 knives from man’s stomach

A man who spent two months swallowing knives and had 40 of them surgically removed from his stomach, according to the doctor who led the operation. “He had a ...Read More...

Two in five Indian kids have stunted growth: Report

Around 48 million children or two in every five children under the age of five years in India are stunted, making India home to largest number of stunted children ...Read More...

One tenth Kerala students suffer learning disabilities: Report

The commission recommends formation of state-level Apex Centre on Intellectual Challenge Read More...
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