NITI Aayog, UNICEF launch nutrition profiles for 19 states, UTs that map out performance across districts
Each states nutrition profile has included key takeaways for children, women and men and identified areas for further improvement.
According to the study published in the Indian Journal of Medical Research, the most common complication were a pre-term delivery and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy.
In a new study, a group of scientists at the Department of Fundamental Medicine of Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) have found that COVID-19 associated red blood cells damage may be responsible for the multiple organ damage in coronavirus patients. As per their study, published in the journal Archiv EuroMedica , every virus targets specific types of cells in the body
Women with irregular periods often don’t realise it to be a symptom and believe it to be normal, while the truth is that irregular and unpredictable periods are one of the major symptoms that help diagnose PCOS.
Over 275 million children in India suffer mild to severe effects of lead poisoning, as per new UNICEF report
Lead has been found in food items like Chili powder, Garam Masala, etc and in a brand of instant noodles popular across India.
Although feeling cold is a natural reaction of the body, feeling unusually cold could be a sign of an underlying medical condition.
Even at the most basic level, data suggest discrimination against girls. For example, Indian girls are more likely to be anaemic than boys.
In MP's Panna district, villagers launch initiative to restore local water bodies as successive droughts give rise to malnutrition, migration
Having faced subsequent droughts, residents of Kalyanpur village in Panna district of Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand region have been working day and night to restore a local lake to end the water crisis in the area, a result of which has been increase in cases of malnutrition, anaemia, TB and silicosis and migration of youths
Many insects, used in alternative medicine, are now being tested for mainstream medical products
The smartphone anaemia app is projected to be commercially available for public download in 2019.
Researchers have found that consuming excess fluoride is intricately linked with anaemia
Around 100 community radio stations to spread awareness about National Nutrition Mission in September
'Poshan Abhiyan', also called National Nutrition Mission, aims to bring down stunting of children in the age group of 0-6 years from 38.4 percent to 25 percent by 2022.
Anaemia and malnutrition are responsible for maternal deaths in India but they are not the leading causes; poverty and economic disparity are.
More than half the women in India are anaemic, according to a study done to analyse women who had gone through peventive health check-ups across the nation.
Malnutrition is widespread among children in Haryana with nearly 50 per cent below the age of five being undernourished, a health official said today.