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Sep 10, 2019
NASA develops malaria-predicting tech using satellite data to forecast outbreaksThe study looks at spatial modelling of malaria outbreaks, with more depth & resources than ever in past.
Sep 03, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Forced displacement takes toll on mental health of Kerala tribals; community-led initiatives may hold solutionSome officials believe mental health issues resulting in suicides, alcoholism, drug abuse and a sudden change in food habits might have resulted in the early deaths of many tribal men.
Aug 23, 2019
Fight against Malaria stalling after decade long efforts slow down: WHO reportThe WHO report predicts, despite it most optimistic scenarios, Africa will still have 11 million cases in 2050.
Aug 21, 2019
Drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy linked to lower IQ in controversial new studyHigh fluoride levels were found to be toxic to rat brains, but levels seen in fluoridated tap water were deemed safe.
Jul 24, 2019
Keep track of Kala azar patients even if treatment is successful: says new studyThey can develop a skin condition called post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis down the line.
Jun 12, 2019
31 children die in Muzaffarpur district in June due to Acute Encephalitis SyndromeSunil Shahi, Superintendent, Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital, Muzaffarpur, told ANI, "From January to 2 June, 13 patients were admitted, of them, three had died. However, since the beginning of June to this day 86 people have been admitted and of them, 31 have died".
May 30, 2019
Food companies are funding nutrition research — here’s why you should be worriedThere is a concern that big corporations will use scientific studies as a PR exercise, changing the narrative on health.
Apr 26, 2019
In Kullu, slum dwellers who would earlier let dogs loose on health workers now realise need for immunisation of childrenKullu district performs well on immunisation with 89 percent immunisation coverage which is in line with the overall high immunisation coverage of the state.
Apr 24, 2019
World's first licensed malaria vaccine launched in three African countriesWHO intends to include 3,60,000+ kids annually from 3 African countries in the RTS,S pilot program.
Apr 17, 2019
State of Working India Report 2019: Country's unemployment crisis is real; boosting investments in health, education can work wondersThe biggest challenge regarding employment in the country is the gap between demand and supply.