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Mar 08, 2018
World Kidney Day: With just 0.01% Indians donating organs, an 'opt-out' model is nation's only hope of saving livesOn World Kidney Day that falls on 8 March, it's important to highlight just how much India needs a national movement for organ donation to prevent thousands of people from dying due to lack of organ donors
Nov 15, 2017
India facing undernutrition and obesity: Nutrition expert says country needs to look within for answersThe 'Global Nutrition Report 2017' said that 51 percent women in India are are underweight, while 22 percent are overweight.
Jul 20, 2017
Sachin Tendulkar voices concern over rise of obesity in India, urges youth to take up sportsBatting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday expressed concern over the high prevalence of obesity among the population in the country and exhorted the youth to take to sports to stay healthy.
May 28, 2017
Sleeping less than 6 hours doubles death risk for people with diabetes, obesity and high blood pressureFailing to sleep less than six hours may nearly double the risk of death in people with metabolic syndrome — a combination of diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity, researchers have warned.
May 03, 2017
Egyptian Eman Ahmed to be discharged from Mumbai's Saifee Hospital on 4 May, will fly to DubaiEgyptian national Eman Ahmed, who was until recently believed to be the world's heaviest woman, will be discharged on Thursday from the Saifee Hospital here, where she underwent treatment for severe obesity.
Apr 27, 2017
Doctors from Abu Dhabi visit Eman Ahmed in Mumbai after sister's spat with Indian medical teamA team of doctors from Abu Dhabi visited the Saifee hospital in Mumbai to meet Egyptian woman Eman Ahmed, who is being treated for obesity at the medical facility.
Apr 18, 2017
Watch: Eight-month-old-baby weighing 17 kg baffles doctorsArray
Feb 15, 2017
Watch: World's heaviest woman Eman Ahmed to receive free treatment from Mumbai doctorsThe doctors of Saifee hospital will help the world's heaviest woman lose four-fifths of her weight through extensive treatment and surgeries free of cost
Dec 15, 2016
Food and Beverage Alliance policy guidelines are a good step, but India's public health framework is a worryIndia lacks a framework of public health, legal and economic policies for effective implementation of the WHO recommendations that provide for a comprehensive reduction of marketing of foods high in saturated fats, trans-fatty acids, free sugars and salt to children.
Oct 13, 2016
World Obesity Day: WHO wants governments to get citizens healthy; proposes tax on sugary drinksGovernments should tax sugary drinks to fight the global epidemics of obesity and diabetes, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday