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Measles making a comeback due to millions unvaccinated

UNICEF asserts on the need to get vaccinated for averting the spread of this dangerous but preventable disease.

25 Apr 2019 2:19 PM

Screen time guidelines for infants and kids

No screen time for babies, only 1 hour for kids under 5: World Health Organization.

24 Apr 2019 9:32 PM

WHO estimates around 150 casualties in battle of Libya's Tripoli

At least 147 people have been killed and 614 wounded in the offensive launched by Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar.

15 Apr 2019 8:07 PM

Four million kids develop asthma annually due to traffic

Children of countries like China and India the most vulnerable to developing asthma due to traffic-related pollution: Lancet study.

11 Apr 2019 9:13 PM

Indian HIV patients beat tuberculosis the best

India has rapidly reduced TB deaths among people living with HIV by 84 per cent: UNAIDS.

25 Mar 2019 4:53 PM

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WHO panel calls for registry of all human gene editing research

A central registry of all human genome editing research was needed “in order to create an open and transparent database of ongoing work.”

21 Mar 2019 1:31 PM

35 per cent females globally affected by violence: UN

Activists from around the world campaign for treaty to end violence against women.

08 Mar 2019 1:43 PM

Vatican summit on clerical paedophilia a let-down

Pope's vow to battle child sex abuse fails to appease victims, critics.

25 Feb 2019 8:21 PM

Homeschooling your child? Think again

Here's is what parents who homeschool their children need to keep need to be mindful of.

23 Feb 2019 1:40 PM

Cervical cancer free India by 2079

First of its kind study on global scale, reveals that medium developed countries like India could be cervical cancer free in the next 60 years.

21 Feb 2019 4:04 PM

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Health perils of 2019

The World Health Organization recently listed 10 threats to global health in 2019.

22 Jan 2019 5:59 PM

Let’s be active: Adopt game-changing movement to promote... movement

Physical activity is a core preventive health measure that enhances human capital and sustainable development. It should be embraced by all.

17 Jan 2019 1:01 AM

Games industry asks WHO to hold fire on "gaming disorder"

WHO has spent years looking into the addictive nature of video games, put “gaming disorder.”

11 Jan 2019 11:05 AM

Congo's Ebola outbreak now 2nd largest in history, says WHO

WHO emergencies chief Dr. Peter Salama late Thursday called it 'a sad toll'.

30 Nov 2018 9:01 AM

Ebola in Congo now infecting newborn babies: WHO

Six cases were reported in children aged between 2 and 17 and one case was in a pregnant woman.

23 Nov 2018 8:31 PM

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'Pollution in Delhi same as smoking 15-20 cigarettes a day,' says expert

To showcase the ill effects of air pollution, an installation depicting human lungs was unveiled at a city hospital Saturday.

03 Nov 2018 9:11 PM

Six more people tested positive for Zika virus in Rajasthan, cases rise to 123

The virus, transmitted through the aedes aegypti mosquito, causes fever, skin rashes, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain.

21 Oct 2018 7:24 PM

8 new Zika cases in Rajasthan, people infected in outbreak climbs to 117

Rajasthan health dept has formed 5-member committee to investigate, examine and track Zika virus disease.

20 Oct 2018 8:29 PM

World Heart Day: Proactive health strategies can counter cardiovascular disease risk

In India, five out of every 1,000 individuals aged between 15 and 19 do not report or have their heart disease diagnosed.

29 Sep 2018 8:51 AM

About 8,02,000 infant deaths in India in 2017, lowest in 5 yrs, says UN

'Even more heartening is fourfold decline in gender gap in survival of girl child over last 5 years,' UNICEF India said.

18 Sep 2018 9:34 AM

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