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Raj 'Whine' for baptism

According to the latest National Health and Family survey, 19.4% of state’s male population, consumes alcohol, that renders them prone towards serious ailments leading to their untimely death. A Balidan Diwas was observed on Friday on the occasion of ... DNA, 2 weeks ago

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The Telegraph UK, 3 months ago

Teens are sleeping less – but there’s a surprisingly easy fix

Something is stealing teens’ sleep. In a newly released analysis of two large national surveys , my co-authors and I found that the number of U.S. teens who reported sleeping less than seven hours a night jumped 22 percent between 2012 and 2015. Sleep ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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How to buy a retirement home

Are retirement homes attractive options for the elderly?Experts feel it is a good option to be able to live an independent and activity-filled life. But, don’t buy it as an investment. IMAGE: Celebrations underway at a special senior citizen conclave at Ashiana Housing in Delhi. Photograph: Courtesy: Ashiana Housing. The proportion of elderly citizens within Indian society is growing. With it is the demand for specially designed residential complexes that cater to their needs. According ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago
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Indian women outlive men, shows study

Life expectancy at birth improved from 59.7 years in 1990 to 70.3 years in 2016 for women.   Indians have gained nearly a decade of life expectancy since 1990, women more so than men, a first of its kind study released on Tuesday has revealed. But that is a rare bit of good news as India faces a severe lifestyle crisis, with its disease burden from communicable diseases such as diarrhoea and tuberculosis to non-communicable diseases like heart disease and diabetes, the study has found.
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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Himachal polls: With its historical importance for BJP, Palampur reflects how the party has transformed

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has surely come a long way from its claim of being a 'party with a difference' to a 'party of differences'. And what else can amplify this better than the Assembly constituency of Palampur in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh? The ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago
DNA

DNA THEME: Bride & prejudice... How SC ruling can help

The recent Supreme Court ruling that sex with a minor wife amounts to rape, could be a game changer for underage girls aged between 0 and 19 years in the state who are already mothers. This judgment will indisputably correct the view that early marriage is a ...
 DNA3 weeks ago

'No of underweight kids more in SC, ST category'

Most underweight children in urban India are from either the disadvantaged community (SC and ST), having illiterate fathers or living at homes without proper sanitation. The study released by the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) late September found that ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Delhi, Sao Paulo seen as worst megacities for sex attacks on women

Five years after the fatal gang rape of a student on a bus in New Delhi, the Indian capital was on Monday paired with Brazils Sao Paulo as the worlds worst megacities for sexual violence against women in a poll by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. The December ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
DNA

Infant deaths rise in urban Rajasthan

Rajasthan notched up a decline in the infant mortality rate (IMR) in 2016 from a year ago but in-depth analysis of data reveals some disturbing facts for urban Rajasthan. A recent survey revealed that the cities of Rajasthan recorded more infant deaths than ...
 DNA1 month ago
Business Standard

Prevalence of hypertension higher in men than women: Report

The prevalence of hypertension among urban men and women in the country was 31 per cent and 26 per cent, respectively, a new study has found.While the prevalence of hypertension among urban men and women was maximum in Kerala (31 per cent to 39 per cent), it ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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