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Schools, parents and grandparents hold k

London/IBNS: Educating parents and grandparents – as well as improving physical activity and the food provided at school – could hold the key to solving China’s obesity pandemic, according to one of the largest trials of childhood obesity prevention in the world.

Empowering people living with HIV ‘wil

New York/IBNS: When people living with HIV actively participate in their own care, new infections decline and more affected people access treatment, according to a new report launched on Tuesday by UNAIDS, the United Nations agency leading the fight against the disease.

USC study connects air pollution, memory

Washington/IBNS: Women in their 70s and 80s who were exposed to higher levels of air pollution experienced greater declines in memory and more Alzheimer’s-like brain atrophy than their counterparts who breathed cleaner air, according to USC researchers.

Four in five adolescents failing to exer

New York/IBNS: An alarming lack of exercise among adolescents across the world risks seriously compromising their health into adulthood, the UN said on Thursday.

Bengal Obstetrics and Gynaecological Soc

Kolkata/IBNS: The Bengal Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society in it's 80th year presented Health Mela recently at the Kund, City Center 1, Salt Lake here.

Air pollution causes over 70 lakh deaths

Lucknow/UNI: Suggesting that patients of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases should be cautious amidst deteriorating air pollution, Dr Ved Prakash, head of department, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine department, King George Medical University here on Wednesday said increasing air pollution is biggest trouble in modern era and over 70 lakh person losing their lives due to this problem.

Mortality due to mouth cancer was 39,951

New Delhi/UNI: As per the National Cancer Registry Programme of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the estimated number of mortality due to cancer of mouth was 34,668, 37,212 and 39,951 in 2016, 2017 and 2018, respectively.

Kolkata: Bengal Obstetrics and Gynaecolo

Kolkata/IBNS: The Bengal Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society in it's 80th year presented Health Mela on Saturday at the Kund, City Center 1, Salt Lake.

UN, African Union make significant joint

New York/IBNS: In the drive towards universal health coverage, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the African Union (AU) Commission cemented their mutual commitment to global health by signing on Monday an historic agreement.

WHO supports measles campaign targeting

New York/IBNS: More than 28 million children in northern Nigeria will be protected against measles and meningitis through an immunization campaign  carried out by the authorities alongside international partners, including the World Health Organization (WHO).

Quitting smoking could lead to major cha

New York/IBNS: Quitting smoking leads to major changes in intestinal bacteria, according to new research. But just what the changes mean will need further investigation.

Treatment to ward off stroke less effect

New York/IBNS: Women are at higher risk for stroke and have different stroke symptoms than men. New research suggests another difference: less benefit from a surgery used to treat carotid artery disease, a key risk factor for stroke.

White noise improves hearing: Study

New York/IBNS: Noise is not the same as noise – and even a quiet environment does not have the same effect as white noise.

US vaping-related death toll hits 42, lu

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: The number of deaths caused by vaping-related respiratory illnesses in the United States has climbed to 42, and nearly 2,200 cases of lung injuries have been reported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a notice.

UN mosquito sterilization technology set

New York/IBNS: With more than half the world now at risk from mosquito-transmitted dengue fever, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), the UN has taken the lead on a global effort to eradicate the disease – and many others – by measuring the impact of releasing millions of sterilized pests across several continents, it announced on Thursday.

Bengal Obstetrics and Gynaecological Soc

Kolkata/IBNS: The Bengal Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society in it's 80th year will present Health Mela on Nov 16 in Kolkata's Salt Lake area.

Quality and use of green spaces may dete

Barcelona/IBNS: Numerous scientific studies have demonstrated the benefits that green spaces have in people’s lives.

Deep sleep can rewire the anxious brain:

London/IBNS: When it comes to managing anxiety disorders, William Shakespeare’s Macbeth had it right when he referred to sleep as the “balm of hurt minds.” While a full night of slumber stabilizes emotions, a sleepless night can trigger up to a 30% rise in anxiety levels, according to new research from UC Berkeley.

Dr. Garima Sawhney, Co-Founder, Pristyn

In an effort to innovate healthcare in India and make the patient journey seamless, a Gurgaon-based modern health-tech company, Pristyn Care, is bringing comfortable and highly-successful gynecological surgical procedures directly to women in need of boosting the physiological health. If we take the recent expansion of Gynaecology to Bangalore in the account, the growth of category, Aesthetic Gynecology, in Pristyn Care is being shouldered by Dr. Garima Sawhney. Though the growth has been significant, the innovation led by Pristyn Care in providing cosmetic gynecological is yet to capture unprecedented growth.

Disease slashing global meat output, cer

New York/IBNS: A rapid spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) is wiping out pig herds in China, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday, and the killer disease has led to a drop in world meat production for the first time in more than 20 years, with other global staples also facing new threats.

Cholera prevention efforts underway to p

New York/IBNS: A campaign has got underway to prevent the spread of a deadly cholera outbreak to Sudan’s populous Khartoum state, home to more than eight million people, UN medics said on Wednesday.

Ebola emergency chief decries new attack

New York/IBNS: Security measures for staff helping to fight health emergencies need to be stepped up urgently, a UN health agency top official said on Monday, after a frontline Ebola epidemic community worker was reportedly stabbed to death at his home in northeast Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Liver cancer deaths climb by around 50%

London/IBNS: Liver cancer death rates have increased by around 50% in the last decade and have tripled since records began, according to the latest calculations by Cancer Research UK.

Study shows heavy smoking can have a dam

London/IBNS: Heavy smoking may have a causal effect on facial ageing, according to new research led by the University of Bristol.

Uttar Pradesh: 149 cases of dengue confi

Saharanpur, Nov 1 (UNI) As many as 149 cases of people suffering from dengue in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur have been reported, official sources said on Friday.

Kolkata: KMC official dies of dengue at

Kolkata, Nov 1 (UNI) In yet another incident, a Kolkata Muncipal Corporation official Santanu Mazumder today fell prey to mosquito-borne related dengue.

Tamil Nadu government doctors temporaril

Chennai, Nov 1 (UNI) The government doctors temporarily called off their week long indefinite strike and reported for duty today after the Tamil Nadu government issued an ultimatum.

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