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World Patient Safety Day: Marking global health priority

WHO to commemorate World Patient Safety Day annually every year on 17th September.

17 Sep 2019 11:06 AM

Everything’s not lost

With World Suicide Prevention Day observed recently, psychologists and Delhiites weigh in on the stigmas that still surround mental health.

12 Sep 2019 1:25 AM

What’s up, mom?

Support is one of the prime reasons why women gravitate towards these groups, opines Rashmee.

22 Aug 2019 2:19 AM

First-degree relatives play defining role in developing certain blood cancers

Studies reveal that having close relative with blood cancer increases one's own risk.

09 Aug 2019 9:11 AM

‘Indians obese but hunger a concern,’ says UN report

In India, the number of undernourished people declined from 253.9 million in 2004-06 to 194.4 million in 2016-18.

17 Jul 2019 9:42 AM

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Over 5,500 people injured, 1,048 killed due to infighting in Tripoli: WHO

According to the WHO, out of the total casualties, 106 civilians have lost their lives while 289 civilians have been wounded.

10 Jul 2019 1:31 PM

Universal healthcare key to national well-being

The other indices of India’s healthcare are also alarming — with 63 million people pushed into poverty due to healthcare expenses.

04 Jul 2019 5:53 AM

New-age addiction

Meanwhile, the gaming community itself is quite saddened by the development.

30 May 2019 7:14 AM

Is technology a boon or bane for children

We got in touch with consultant psychiatrist Dr Charan Teja Koganti for his expert opinion on the subject.

23 May 2019 4:29 AM

Medical breakthrough: First 3D print of heart with human tissues

Scientist’s unveiled 'First' 3D print of heart with human tissue, vessels.

16 Apr 2019 9:43 AM

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Privileged abuse of opioids

Denial of pain relief to the less developed countries needlessly.

01 Feb 2019 8:43 PM

Not just Delhi and Beijing, 3 other Saarc capitals are among world’s top 10 polluting cities

Now even Bangkok, the Paris of Asia, for long the most elegant of Asian capitals, is shuddering under the weight of ubiquitous ‘development’ projects.

28 Jan 2019 12:19 AM

Halt toxic discourse... Our politics is at its nadir!

It appears that India’s political leaders have lapped up, quite indiscriminatingly, two Chinese ideas.

10 Jan 2019 12:15 AM

Dietary, nutritional supplements may improve sperm quality

Infertility affects 15 percent of the world population and is recognised by the World Health Organisation as a global health problem.

27 Nov 2018 6:58 PM

Urgent steps are needed to combat burgeoning resistance to antibiotics

It has a grave potential to damage the global economy, food security and the health of people.

22 Nov 2018 4:20 AM

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Must religion & health be on collision course?

In the city, the corresponding figure was 302. Health experts consider an AQI (air quality index) above 100 as unhealthy.

15 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

Who will lead India’s transition in adopting electric vehicles?

According to the World Health Organisation, 14 of the planet’s 15 most polluted cities are in India.

30 Oct 2018 5:12 AM

India’s air quality sinks to worst category possible, people advised to wear masks

Most recent air pollution data from World Health Organisation released said India was one of the world's 10 most polluted countries.

29 Oct 2018 8:59 AM

It’s time to invest in mental health issues

October is observed as the month to raise awareness on mental health issues across the world.

17 Oct 2018 1:34 AM

WHO: Shun unprescribed antibiotics use

The doctors from the city also echoed similar opinions.

15 Oct 2018 2:43 AM

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