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Facebooks suicide hotline takes off. No alarm bells 1 week in

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In 2011, a World Health Organisation study concluded that India is the most depressed nation in the world. Four years later, the statistics are a little less alarming. But alarming nonetheless. One in five women and one in 10 men suffer from depression., 1 week ago

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No threat to polio-free status of India: WHO

Amidst concerns over resurfacing of polio cases in India, the World Health Organisation on Saturday said there is "no threat" to the polio-free status of all Southeast Asian region countries, including India, and the detection of a rare strain of the crippling disease is "not unusual". Noting that all the countries including India maintain a "high vigil" for the detection of the disease, the World Health Organisation's Southeast Asia regional office said that no child has been afflicted by wild ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Indians eating foods that predispose them to sickness  Sify2 months ago WHO confirms South East Asian region, including India have 'no threat' to polio-free status  DNA1 week ago

New vaccine to protect children against wild polio strains

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday said its member countries in southeast Asia have switched to bivalent oral polio vaccine (bOPV), a new vaccine which protects against the wild poliovirus strains.Till now the countries were using trivalent oral ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

WHO recommends Sanofi's vaccine to control dengue spread

World Health Organisation's Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) has recommended the use of dengue vaccine developed by France-based pharmaceutical company Sanofi to control spread of the life-threatening mosquito-borne disease, Sanofi ...
 Prokerala2 months ago

Apollo kidney racket is the tip of the iceberg

The kidney transplant racket revealed an ugly side of healthcare in India.Rashme Sehgal finds out how this racket is merely the one that didn't get away. IMAGE: The magnitude of the racket is bewildering in that it covers a large part of the nation and allegedly several members of the larger medical fraternity. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images The kidney racket that was busted at the Apollo Hospital in New Delhi is only the tip of the iceberg of a multi-million dollar racket with Kolkata ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Elder abuse: Stop it, prevent and manage it

Elder abuse June 15 is observed as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This year it is the 10th anniversary of WEAAD. Older people and all those who support fulfilment of their needs believe that the crux of elder abuse in society is violation of the rights of ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago

World Blood Donor Day: How to donate blood safely

Google celebrates Karl Landsteiner's 148th birthday today with a doodle.Professor Landsteiner, the Nobel Prize-winning biologist, first classified blood into groups.June 14 is appropriately commemorated as World Blood Donor's Day.Before you head to donate blood, Dr Balbir Singh Kohli shares some Dos and Don'ts to keep in mind. Blood is a scarce and much needed component in medical procedures like surgeries, cancer treatments, blood transfusions, organ complications and so on. Blood donation is ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Javadekar urges nation to plant more trees on World Environment Day

Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar called on citizens to plant more trees and create one's own oxygen bank on the occasion of World Environment Day on Sunday. United Nations celebrate World Environment Day on June 5 every year to ...
 Sify3 weeks ago

Sweden best nation, India ranks 70th

Sweden has been voted as the best country in the world when it comes to serving the interests of its people and contributing to the common good of humanity while India figured low at 70th position on a list of 163 nations. According to the “Good Country” ...
 Asian Age3 weeks ago

Dear moms, are you taking care of your health?

Blood loss from menstruation can cause anaemia. Over-exercising increases the risk of osteoporosis. Presenting seven health issues that are severely affecting mothers. Photograph*: Cara/Creative Commons Being a woman is no mean feat. We are independent and strong. We juggle our personal and professional lives with ease, whilst constantly fighting for equal rights and stature in the society. However, in this juggle and fight to the top, we are often bogged down by the most unexpected of ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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