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Working outside 9-to-5 shift? You are more likely to be overweight, face sleep issues

May 18, 2015

Working outside 9-to-5 shift? You are more likely to be overweight, face sleep issues

Employees who work shifts outside of a 9-to-5 schedule are more likely to be overweight, experience sleep problems, and are also at higher risk of developing metabolic disorders, such as diabetes, scientists have found. #NewsTracker #Sleep #Overweight #University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health #Marjory Givens #Survey of the Health of Wisconsin
Harvard University set to open international office in Mumbai this summer

Apr 02, 2015

Harvard University set to open international office in Mumbai this summer

The US' prestigious Harvard University is set to open its international offices in India, China and South Africa. #World #India #China #US #NewsTracker #Mumbai #South Africa #Harvard University #Public health #international office
Mulayam Singh has swine flu, and here's why he won't be treated at AIIMS

Mar 09, 2015

Mulayam Singh has swine flu, and here's why he won't be treated at AIIMS

Mulayam Singh Yadav was admitted to a private hospital and not even AIIMS in Delhi which is touted to be best medicare provider in the state sector. #HowThisWorks #India #Mulayam Singh Yadav #Public health #hospital
Photos: Obama, Modi make radio fashionable again with joint 'Mann Ki Baat' show

Jan 28, 2015

Photos: Obama, Modi make radio fashionable again with joint 'Mann Ki Baat' show

President Barack Obama and PM Narendra Modi hosted a 35-minute special broadcast of 'Mann Ki Baat', which marked the bonhomine between the two leaders and touched on issues like the girl child, public health and the personal experiences of the two leaders. #Social Issues #Barack Obama #Narendra Modi #ImagesOfTheDay #Girl child #Public health #Radio #Mann Ki Baat
Tenth patient tests positive for swine flu in Indore

Oct 31, 2014

Tenth patient tests positive for swine flu in Indore

With a 40-year-old woman testing positive for swine flu, the number of those infected with the H1N1 virus in the district has gone up to 10, a health official said today. #NewsTracker #Health #Indore #Public health #HealthMatters #Swine flu #H1N1 virus #H1N1 infection
Contaminated meat China shuts down factory supplying McDonalds, KFC

Jul 21, 2014

Contaminated meat China shuts down factory supplying McDonalds, KFC

A China television channel, which reported the original allegations, said workers at the plant mixed expired meat with the fresh product and deliberately misled quality inspectors from McDonald's. #World #food #China #McDonald's #NewsTracker #Health #Shanghai #Public health #KFC #Safety #Contaminated meat
There he goes again Dr Harsh Vardhan advocates banning sex education in schools

Jun 27, 2014

There he goes again Dr Harsh Vardhan advocates banning sex education in schools

Dr Harsh Vardhan's personal website notes in his views on education, "So-called 'sex education' to be banned. Yoga to be made compulsory." #BJP #TheySaidIt #Sex education #RSS #Public health #Condoms #Dr harsh Vardhan #Fight against AIDS #Sex Ed
UP encephalitis epidemic It's too late for mere treatment

Oct 10, 2013

UP encephalitis epidemic It's too late for mere treatment

At least 350 children have died due to Encephalitis in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh this year with the figure likely to cross the 500 mark by November end. #Uttar Pradesh #Health #Ghulam Nabi Azad #Gorakhpur #Ramanan Laxminarayan #Public Health Foundation #BRD medical hospital
Odisha set to host India's first public health university

Apr 08, 2013

Odisha set to host India's first public health university

The state government today signed an MoU with city based Asian Institute of Public Health (AIPH) for setting up the university on public private partnership (PPP) mode. #NewsTracker #Odisha #Public health #Bhubaneshwar #PPP model
My health records? Sure, put it on FB and the cloud

Apr 05, 2013

My health records? Sure, put it on FB and the cloud

Indians seem to be blase about putting all their private healthcare data in cyberspace. #Healthcare #Survey #Public health #Cisco Survey