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Sep 25, 2019
Why controlling India's spiralling hypertension burden is imperative for the country's overall growth and well-beingAccording to the World Health Organization (WHO), hypertension is the leading cause of death globally and kills more people than all infectious diseases combined.
Sep 18, 2019
Cabinet to consider ordinance seeking ban on e-cigarettes today; law to also decide jail term for violatorsThe Cabinet is likely to consider an ordinance seeking to ban the production, import, distribution and sale of e-cigarettes, and a jail term for violators.
Sep 02, 2019
Why the government's move to earmark 25 mental health hospitals to become Centres of Excellence is absolutely essentialAccording to the National Mental Health Survey 2015-16, only about 10-12% of people suffering from depression in India get treatment.
Aug 29, 2019
This drug-resistant super fungus has sent scientists in 30 countries into a funkC. auris is drug-resistant, it can survive almost anywhere - even on sterilized medical equipment - and it is increasingly causing infections in patients in the ICU.
Aug 11, 2019
Surrogacy Bill 2019 disempowers women, supersedes more pressing legislation on artificial reproductive technologyIt is obvious to anyone acquainted with fertility treatment that it is the whole process of Artificial Reproductive Technology (ART) which has to be regulated. Surrogacy is just one small aspect of it. Passing such a Bill before passing the ART Bill (which has been in cold storage for more than a decade) is meaningless.
Jul 18, 2019
Private doctors are pushing women in India to undergo dangerous hysterectomies they don't really needSome women have been pressured into having hysterectomies so they can work as cane cutters without periods to interrupt their ability.
Jun 19, 2019
Encephalitis in Bihar: Lack of proper preventive measures make brain fever recurrent disease, but causative agents continue to elude doctorsDespite efforts of the Government of India, the burden and mortality of AES cases have not decreased, and definitive causative agents are yet to be pinned down.
Apr 07, 2019
World Health Day 2019: Vaping no less dangerous than smoking, say expertsThe Centre's advisory for states to clamp down on e-cigarettes won't be enough to stop their use.
Feb 04, 2019
World Cancer Day 2019: Cancer is a war that can be won if you know what to look forCancer can be detected & cured in many cases, so stay positive & let the fighting spirit take over.
Dec 07, 2018
Air pollution killed 12.4 lakh in India in 2017; exposure to PM 2.5 pollutant highest in Delhi, says reportAround 12.4 lakh deaths in India in 2017 is attributable to air pollution, it said and termed air pollution a leading risk factor for deaths in the country where the average life expectancy would have been 1.7 years higher if the pollution levels were less than the minimal level causing health loss.