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Public health expert says India's COVID-19 vaccines could work against new strain, but people must be vigilant
India

Public health expert says India's COVID-19 vaccines could work against new strain, but people must be vigilant

Reddy, however, said that unlike the more widespread strain, the new variant 'may be more infectious to young people'

Heart disease and stroke are among top killers in India, new studies reveals
science

Heart disease and stroke are among top killers in India, new studies reveals

Heart disease and stroke have risen by 50 percent between 1990 and 2016 in the India.

Heart disease is India's deadliest killer: Wealthy urban males at greatest risk of contracting cardiovascular ailments, finds survey
India

Heart disease is India's deadliest killer: Wealthy urban males at greatest risk of contracting cardiovascular ailments, finds survey

Heart disease is the highest killer among Indians but the risk of heart disease varies across states, with wealthier and more urbanised states having higher risk, according to a new study.

India's healthcare woes: Out-of-pocket medical expenses pushed 55 million into poverty in 2017, says PHFI study
India

India's healthcare woes: Out-of-pocket medical expenses pushed 55 million into poverty in 2017, says PHFI study

Out-of-pocket (OOP) health expenses drove 55 million Indians – more than the population of South Korea, Spain or Kenya – into poverty in 2017.

Microsoft founder Bill Gates meets Rajnath Singh, discusses welfare initiatives in India
India

Microsoft founder Bill Gates meets Rajnath Singh, discusses welfare initiatives in India

Microsoft founder Bill Gates met Rajnath Singh and discussed with him various welfare initiatives of the American philanthropies in India.

India has grown healthy since 1990, but mother-child malnutrition and rise in lifestyle diseases are worrying
India

India has grown healthy since 1990, but mother-child malnutrition and rise in lifestyle diseases are worrying

While India is growing healthier, not every state and Union territory can be said to be growing healthy at the same pace, points out the India: Health of the Nation’s States

India's latest health report card gives us a lot to worry about: Lie expectancy at birth improves, but communicable diseases on rise
India

India's latest health report card gives us a lot to worry about: Lie expectancy at birth improves, but communicable diseases on rise

India’s latest and most comprehensive health report card released on 14 November has something to cheer about and a lot to worry about.