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Jan 10, 2017
Smoking to kill 8 million, cost $1 trillion a year: WHOThe number of tobacco-related deaths is projected to increase from about 6 million deaths annually to about 8 million annually by 2030, with more than 80 percent of these occurring in LMICs (low- and middle-income countries), said a study conducted by WHO and the US National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday
Jan 03, 2017
Why consuming a kilo meat is unnatural, unpatriotic and harms the economyAll scientific research has established the direct correlation between excess protein intake and negative calcium absorption.
Dec 20, 2016
Mahindra, MSRDC and SaveLife foundation launch 'Safety under 80' campaignThe campaign intends to create awareness about the dangers of speeding on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway
Dec 01, 2016
World AIDS Day: Activists participate in awareness campaignsThe WHO report cites worrying numbers, when it comes to awareness about HIV in young girls. Fewer than one in every five girls between 15 years and 19 years of age are aware of their HIV status.
Nov 30, 2016
World AIDS Day: Over 14 million HIV positive people unaware of infection; WHO recommends self-testingHIV self-testing means people can use oral fluid or blood-finger-pricks to discover their status in a private and convenient setting, the WHO release said.
Nov 21, 2016
Syrian family, pupils among dozens killed in Aleppo attacksHundreds of people have been killed since Tuesday in a concerted push by the government and its allies to quash resistance in the rebel-held eastern part of Aleppo to reestablish control over Syria's biggest pre-war city
Nov 19, 2016
WHO declares end of Zika emergency but says virus remains a threatThe World Health Organization on Friday declared that Zika no longer constitutes an international emergency, but it stressed a need for a long-term effort to address the virus, which has been linked to birth defects and neurological complications
Nov 13, 2016
Curbing stray dog menace: Animal welfare board's approach deeply flawed, unscientific and unsavouryIndia reports the highest number of the world’s human rabies deaths according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). It is both shocking and shameful that this figure that has changed little in the last couple of decades. As in other rabies endemic countries, the WHO identifies the largest reservoir of rabies in India as the dog population.
Oct 27, 2016
India tops the list of nations with most anaemic women and childrenIron-deficiency anaemia has remained the top cause of disability in India for 10 years now, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of the last two Global Burden of Disease (GBD) surveys.
Oct 22, 2016
New model of tracking TB patients holds promise for IndiaA government-run pilot programme in Mehsana district of Gujarat — part funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation — may be a model worth replicating to get a better view of tuberculosis in India