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Karnataka is 2nd in cholesterol level in country

Poor nutritional parameters, ranging from high cholesterol and triglyceride level in the blood to widespread smoking and alcohol consumption in men, expose the citizens of urban Karnataka to multiple health risks, according to one of India's biggest urban ... Deccan Herald, 2 months ago

States, districts likely to be ranked on nutrition standards

The government plans to introduce a ranking system for states and districts on the basis of nutrition levels, according to a letter from NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant to all state governments. The Centre is also likely to institute a reward system for local ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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'You will see an epidemic of non-smoking lung diseases in India'

'Just like we have accepted that more Indians have hypertension and diabetes, lower lung capacity of Indians should not be construed as normal.' 'We will see an epidemic of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in India which is irreversible.''You will see that many of them are non-smokers while in the West, only smokers get COPD,' says Dr Anurag Agrawal.Photograph: PTI. Kindly note the image is published only for representational purposes. A study recently conducted by a team of scientists ...
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Short-sighted politics

Vijay Sardana The Swaminathan Committee recommendation on MSP is not a practical solution to farmers’ grievances in India The National Commission for Farmers (NCF) was mandated to make suggestions on issues such as (a) medium-term strategy for food and ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 weeks 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.
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India under serious burden of undernutrition: report

India is facing a serious burden of undernutrition, according to a global report released today which shows that more than half the women of reproductive age in the country suffer from anaemia. The Global Nutrition Report 2017, which looked at 140 countries ...
 Deccan Herald1 month 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 Herald1 month ago

Nepal ahead of India, South Asian neighbours in reducing hunger

Kathmandu, Oct 14 (IANS) Nepal is several notches ahead of India and its other South Asian neighbours in the campaign to reduce hunger, according to the Global Hunger Index. According to the 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI) released by the International Food ...
 Sify2 months ago
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India's hunger problem worse than North Korea, Bangladesh

The country ranked 100th out of 119 countries on the global hunger index, slipping three positions from last year. IMAGE: The country’s serious hunger level is driven by high child malnutrition and underlines need for stronger commitment to the social sector. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/Reuters India has a “serious” hunger problem and ranks 100th out of 119 countries on the global hunger index -- behind North Korea, Bangladesh and Iraq but ahead of Pakistan, according ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago India 100th on global hunger index, trails N Korea,Bangladesh  Deccan Herald2 months ago
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This duo have 1,800 children they call their own

The efforts of two women have given hundreds of street and slum children of Dehradun the hope to dream of a promising future. IMAGE: Aasraa Trust, which started out with 150 children at its inception in 2009, now encompasses 1,800 children across 17 projects in the city with a full-time staff strength of 140. Photograph: Courtesy Aasraa Trust/Facebook. 'Out of difficulties grow ...
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