Health

Raj Marphatia: A Bombay Boy who never lost

He was the first non-white President of the prestigious Harvard Law Review, writes Dilip D’souza School sports day, many years ago. Complacently confident about my skil...

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A star is born on a boat during COVID-19 lockdown

As the Dhemaji medical team proceeded to conduct a health camp at Pakhoriguri sapori (island village) they are stopped by a few villagers, “An emergency” they said...

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Adolescent Health: The Missing Population in Universal Health Coverage

The Sustainable Development Goals and global political momentum behind Universal Health Coverage (UHC) offer significant opportunities to build collective global and national ...

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UN recommends only one hour of screen time for kids under 5

The World Health Organization, in a recent campaign stated that toddlers should spend no more than 60 minutes passively watching a screen every day, while babies under 12 mont...

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India can become cervical cancer free within the next 60 years

An article from the India Today reports that cervical cancer may get completely eliminated by 2079. According to a recent Lancet study published on Wednesday, Cervical cancer&...

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Study reveals India lacks an estimated 600,000 doctors and 2 million nurses

India has shortage of an estimated 600,000 doctors and 2 million nurses, a recent study shows. Scientists say that this lack of staff is preventing patients to get access to l...

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Life expectancy gaps driven by uneven access to health care services: WHO

In many circumstances, men access health care less than women. Men are much more likely to die from preventable and treatable non-communicable diseases and road traf...

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This World Health Day, WHO aims at Universal Health Coverage

Observing the World Health Day on 7 April, Universal health coverage (UHC) is the focus of the World Health Organization (WHO). Towards achieving this goal, the ultimate progr...

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Research predicts breast cancer can relapse based on ‘internal wiring’

A study published in the journal Nature, shows that breast cancer is equal to 11 separate diseases that each has a different risk of coming back. Researchers say that this &ld...

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Thousands of Followers and Friends, and yet a Lonely Generation

Report says nearly half of the Millennials feel isolated. Loneliness is a significant problem that can predispose young children to immediate and long-term negative consequenc...

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Sunil Dutt – 6th June 1929 to 25th May 2005

I had  met  Sunil Dutt  more than  once, writes Humra Quraishi in he...

May 25 2020

Minority Report

Khalid Mohamed writes on the ceaseless ghettoization of Muslim characters in B-town&rsqu...

May 24 2020

Between Fake News and Truth…

In these extraordinary times, like everywhere else in the world, fake news and misinform...

May 24 2020