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World Health Day 2019 promotes Universal

Washington, DC, Apr 7 (IBNS): World Health Day 2019, being observed on Sunday, promotes Universal Health Coverage (UHC) for Everyone, Everywhere, media reports said.

Study shows link between phone use and l

Sydney, Apr 5 (IBNS): A world-first Deakin study has confirmed what many have wondered for some time: problematic smartphone use is associated with lower wellbeing.

Digital device overload linked to obesit

New York, Apr 5 (IBNS): If your attention gets diverted in different directions by smartphones and other digital devices, take note: Media multitasking has now been linked to obesity.

Uneven access to health services drives

New York, Apr 5 (IBNS): Women outlive men everywhere in the world – particularly in wealthy countries. The World Health Statistics 2019 – disaggregated by sex for the first time – explains why.

One in five deaths are associated with p

New York, Apr 5 (IBNS): People in almost every region of the world could benefit from re-balancing their diets to eat optimal amounts of various foods and nutrients, according to the Global Burden of Disease study tracking trends in consumption of 15 dietary factors from 1990 to 2017 in 195 countries, published in The Lancet.

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, ne

New York, Apr 5 (IBNS): Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.

Massive cholera vaccine campaign planned

New York, Apr 3 (IBNS): Around 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine arrived in Mozambique on Tuesday to help stave off a possible epidemic, after the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai, amid reports that the disease has already infected more than 1,000 people in affected areas.

New Delhi: Fortis operates 60-yr-old dia

New Delhi/Patna, Apr 2 (UNI) Sixty-year-old Arun Kumar diagnosed with advanced colon cancer was successfully operated here at Fortis Hospital Shalimar Bagh.

Researchers say weekly bottle of wine ha

London, Apr 2 (IBNS): Researchers in Southampton have found drinking a bottle of wine a week increases the risk of cancer by as much as smoking between five and 10 cigarettes.

Study finds new target to prevent, treat

New York, Apr 2 (IBNS): New research conducted at OHSU in Portland, Oregon, identifies a gene that could provide a new target for developing medication to prevent and treat alcoholism.

Seniors struggle with anxiety when perso

New York, Apr 2 (IBNS): Older adults who struggle with dressing, bathing and preparing meals, but don’t get the help they need, may experience high levels of anxiety that can lead to adverse consequences, such as wearing soiled clothes or going hungry.

Just an hour of weekly walking staves of

New York, Apr 2 (IBNS): Just one hour a week of brisk walking — as if you are late to an appointment or trying to make a train — staves off disability in older adults with arthritis pain, or aching or stiffness in a knee, hip, ankle or foot, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.


Autism awareness must be made among peop

Kolkata, Apr 2 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said an awareness about autism should be made among people.

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