Health

A Pinprick To Detect Cancer

While the humble blood test has for long been the touchstone to catch diabetes, malaria and HIV, companies are now drawing on knowledge from human genetics to make blood te...

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Hard Questions About Indian Healthcare

It is heartening that healthcare issues are receiving political attention—but current policy measures are lacking
India’s top politicians rarely make infl...

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India, Neighbours, Push For Leprosy, Kala Azar Elimination By 2020

Countries in the WHO South-East Asian Region including India today resolved to fast-track efforts to eradicate and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTD) such as lepro...

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Genetic Map Of Dogs Evolution Sheds Light On Cancer & Diabetes

An evolutionary tree of more than 161 dog breeds has been mapped out by geneticists, showing which types are closely related to each other. The research will obviously be o...

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Melinda Gates: Contraception Is ‘One Of The Best’ Ways To Fight Poverty

Melinda Gates promoted contraception for women in developing nations yet again in two media opportunities last week. Gates told online CNN readers in an opinion piece, &ldq...

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World’s First Malaria Vaccine Will Be Tested In Kenya, Ghana And Malawi

The world’s first malaria vaccine will be tested on people from three African countries—Ghana, Kenya and Malawi. On April 24, the World Health Organization anno...

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India Wants To Be TB-free By 2025, But Patients Suffer Due To Stigma, Lack Of Counselling

Yasmeen (name changed) was freshly out of teens when her marriage was fixed with Shameem—a tall and handsome boy, just like she had imagined for herself. Elated and e...

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A Market For Mental Health Insurance?

The Mental Healthcare Act mandates insurance providers to cover mental illnesses. This will boost mental health literacy and fight stigmatization Mental health is a subject...

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Invest In Children’s Health To Secure India’s Future Well-Being

India, with the world’s largest youth population, buzzes with the hopes, aspirations and dreams of the young. Nearly half (45%) of India’s population is below 2...

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Women Still Do Most Of The Work In Preventing Pregnancy

When it comes to gender inequality, the work vs. free time gap is one of the most alarming. According to the World Economic Forum, the amount of extra work women do —...

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August 22 2017

SIXTH SENSE? That’s Childs play.

When we think of human senses we think of eyesight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell....

August 22 2017

Mosquito Maladies

The days when malaria could be called a fatal disease are past now, but we still have...

August 22 2017