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14 November, 2017 10:58 AM Health of the nation's states: Non-communicable diseases rise in India

Non-communicable diseases are responsible for more deaths India today when compared to communicable diseases. This according to a 'India: Health of the nation's states', this is the first state-level disease burden and risk factors estimate by the Indian Council for Medical Research, The Public Health Foundation of India and the Institute of Health Metrics 36

8 November, 2017 4:39 AM Here's How Eating Close To Bedtime May Trigger Risk of Heart Diseases and DiabetesÂ

Those in the shift-based job could be at a significantly higher risk. Are you fond of munching into some snacks late in the night? According to a latest study, this habit of yours may put you in the risk of heart diseases and diabetes by raising levels of harmful blood fats. The findings are published in the journal Experimental Physiology, said those 30

7 November, 2017 1:06 PM What Is Junk Food? Why Is It Bad For You?

Picture this: a plate of hot French fries and a huge burger with hot cheese oozing out of it, and a large serving of any aerated drink; looks like a treat! This calorie dense junk food does look mouthwatering, but is known to be nutritionally poor. Junk food or fast food has become an increasingly popular food choice to grab when on the go. Ideally 38

31 October, 2017 2:28 AM Respite from vector and waterborne cases

The city got respite from diseases for a while with the number of waterborne and vector-borne diseases coming coming down. Number of swine flu cases have also gone down. The recent report issued by the health department of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), states that 1,027 cases of vector borne diseases have been reported this month. Of this, 649 cases 83

26 October, 2017 7:37 PM Dengue case in Chittoor, boy’s father alerts officials

Officials conduct door-to-door survey for suspected cases The district administration on Thursday evening had put on alert the medical and health department, following detection of a dengue case at Rangaraja Nagar locality in the corporation, after the victim's father approached the officials concerned. The father of a 13-year-old boy had approached 29

25 October, 2017 5:10 PM Bijnor civic bodies dump waste near villages, causing health hazards

Bijnor: The Swachch Bharat Mission appears to have hit a speed bump in Bijnor, with civic bodies continuing to dump garbage near villages around the city. This in turn is increasing the risk of communicable diseases in Bijnor’s rural areas, that too at a time when the health department is on its toes with at least 22 dengue cases being reported. The district 46

25 October, 2017 2:54 AM Stocks in the news: Infosys, SBI, HCL Tech, HUL, Kotak Bank, L&T, Idea Cellular, RCom

Infosys | SBI | PNB | Hindustan Unilever | Kotak Mahindra Bank | HCL Technologies | Bank of Baroda | Larsen & Toubro | Idea Cellular | Bank of India | Union Bank of India | Lupin | Reliance Communications | ICICI Prudential Life | ABB India | Ambuja Cements and Saregama India are stocks, which are in the news today. Cabinet Announces `2.11 Lk Cr Capitalisation 28

22 October, 2017 5:01 PM Centre wants to rope in GP members for vaccination campaign

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued a circular asking for involvement of gram panchayat members as well as the Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (RDPR) Department in States for effective implementation of the Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI). Indradhanush aims at reaching every child below two years and pregnant women who have been left uncovered 33

22 October, 2017 6:50 AM Migrant workers in Ekm prone to oral cancer, reveals study

KOCHI: Migrant workers in the district are facing a great risk of developing oral cancer, says a study conducted by the departments of public health dentistry, St Gregorios Dental College, Kothamangalam, and Kannur Dental College. According to the study, higher use of tobacco accentuates the cancer burden of the state as 42.27% reported pre-cancerous 44

22 October, 2017 12:19 AM Doctors, IIT experts demand law to regulate salt content

CHENNAI: Your packet of bread may display nutritional details such as energy, protein, carbohydrate and fat content, but is mostly silent on salts. After studies established that bread and biscuits — in fact just any processed food — may have more salts than, say, a packet of wafers, a group of doctors and scientists from IITs are joining hands to lobby 41