Why India should seriously pay attention to its children's pre-diabetes
A new national survey shows 10% of children are at risk of developing diabetes. Policies must focus on getting them to eat right and exercise. In 2016, diabetes was directly responsible for 1.6 million deaths around the world, according to the WHO. The new data comes even as India is struggling with a diabetic population of over 72 million.
5,80,100 abortions performed in Assam every year: Report
An estimated 90% of the abortions occurring in health facilities in the State are su...
Abortion rate doubles in 10 years in Pakistan: Report
The report titled 'Induced Abortions and Unintended Pregnancies in Pakistan' was carrie...
Jeans are easier to buy than condoms in India: Can Durex's new strategy break the taboo?
The packaging makeover is aimed at normalising sex and condoms.
IMA opposes government's proposed amendments to the MTP Act
IMA has written a letter to the Prime Minister and Union Health Minister requesting them to withdraw this proposed Bill immediately.
Step up literacy rate to check fertility rate in Bihar: Nitish Kumar
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said that it was essential to step up the literacy rate to bring down the fertility rate at par with national ratio.
Don’t wear a condom, wear values to fight Aids: Dr Harsh Vardhan, Health Minister
However, what remains a concern is the resurgence of the deadly disease in low prevalence states like Gujarat, MP, Orissa, and UP.
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