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Changing the discourse on health and inclusive growth

Healthcare has now become a critical leverage point where government action could have the maximum impact.

21 Aug 2018 12:23 AM

Indians may live 4 yrs longer if country achieves WHO air quality standards: Study

A group of researchers have proposed a slew of measures to overcome the issue that includes applying monetary charges on excess emissions.

13 Aug 2018 8:28 PM

Sex addiction is classified as mental illness for first time

Compulsive sexual behaviour disorder is persistent pattern of failure to control intense, repetitive sexual impulses.

07 Jul 2018 8:42 AM

4 foods that can cause cancer revealed

We take a look at 4 otherwise innocent looking food items that can cause cancer

29 Jun 2018 4:30 PM

Saudi Arabia MERS outbreaks killed 23 in four months, says WHO

According to WHO said the total number of deaths from the disease has risen to 790 since it was first diagnosed in humans in 2012.

19 Jun 2018 8:40 AM

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Compulsive video-game playing now new mental health problem

WHO hopes that inclusion of gaming disorder in the classification will stimulate debate as well as further research.

18 Jun 2018 4:39 PM

WHO lauded for fast Ebola action in Congo

So far, 52 confirmed, likely or suspected cases of the deadly virus have been registered in DRC, including 22 deaths.

25 May 2018 9:17 PM

Congo Ebola outbreak: Confirmed cases rise to 31, Catholic priest infected

Ebola spreads through contact with bodily fluids and is both highly infectious and extremely lethal.

25 May 2018 4:27 PM

Congo Ebola outbreak: Nurse becomes 27th victim to die from deadly virus

The nurse's death brings the toll to 27, with 49 cases of hemorrhagic fever, of which 22 have been confirmed as Ebola.

22 May 2018 3:06 PM

WHO calls for a global ban on trans fats

The strategy to eliminate trans fats, dubbed REPLACE, calls for a broad awareness and advocacy campaign as well as legislative action.

14 May 2018 8:51 PM

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Ebola outbreak in Congo: Are we better prepared this time?

So far, 21 people have been reported to have hemorrhagic fever – a symptom of Ebola – of whom 17 have died.

12 May 2018 10:34 AM

Cholera vaccination campaign starts in Yemen after year delay: WHO

There have been more than one million suspected cases of cholera in Yemen, and 2,275 recorded deaths since Nov 2016, the WHO says.

09 May 2018 9:04 AM

World Hand Hygiene Day: Everything you need to know

Good hand hygiene helps stop spread of infection, control risk of bacterial mutations and makes health care significantly more efficient.

05 May 2018 9:10 AM

Eat less saturated, trans fats to curb heart disease: WHO

The draft recommendations, the first since 2002, are aimed at reducing non-communicable diseases, led by cardiovascular diseases.

04 May 2018 9:35 PM

WHO urges India, South East Asian countries to accelerate efforts to end rabies

Rabies causes 59,000 deaths globally every year, translating to one person every nine minute, mostly children and the poor.

03 May 2018 7:38 PM

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Mumbai pollutants 5 times the WHO standard: Study

The additional 10 air monitoring stations for Mumbai have been commissioned and are in the installation phase.

03 May 2018 2:32 AM

Renewed ayurveda push planned to fight diabetes

The CSIR’s role in promoting herbal drugs to treat chronic diseases like diabetes also came up for praise during discussions.

09 Apr 2018 1:01 AM

WHO study shows Kerala has 50000 new cases of cancer every year

A comprehensive programme for early detection and treatment is being implemented by the government.

15 Mar 2018 4:34 PM

Sedentary lifestyle causes glaucoma in youth: Survey

As per a survey by Glaucoma Society of India, in 2017, out of the total glaucoma cases across India, a majority belong to metro cities.

15 Mar 2018 1:56 AM

Find why Spanish flu is deadlier than World War I

The geographic origin of the epidemic is not certain and no samples remain for further study.

09 Mar 2018 1:50 PM

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