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Aurangabad: Dengue claims six lives

Aurangabad, Sep 30 (UNI) The death toll due to Dengue rose to six in Aurangabad, with 11 patients testing positive for the deadly disease in this Maharashtra city, till Monday.

About 2500 people participate in 'Save t

Hyderabad, Sep 29 (UNI) Save the Young Heart Foundation with association with its partners organised its third edition of 5K Run on Sunday to celebrate ‘World Heart Day’. 2500 people took part in the run at Gachibowli stadium attended by Telangana Minister for Labour Ch Malla Reddy, Film Producer Dil Raju and Parliament Member G Ranjith Reddy.

Thousands join fun races in Athens to he

Athens (Xinhua/UNI) Tens of thousands of amateur runners of all ages took part on Sunday in the 11th annual "Greece Race for the Cure Against Breast Cancer" races to raise awareness about the disease and send a strong message of optimism that it can be beaten.

Made in India technology, Dozee conducts

Pune: Creating an awareness about heart health and the need for everyday monitoring of health, Bangalore-based health tech start-up Dozee conducted a no-cost on-spot heart health check-up here today to assess the risk of having a heart failure.

Low-quality carbs account for 42 percent

New York: Despite years of steady advice and guidance on healthy eating, a ‘report card’ on the American diet shows adults are still consuming too many low-quality carbohydrates and more saturated fat than recommended, according to researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.

Sleep var­ies by age, geo­graph­ical

New York: In an exceptionally extensive worldwide study on sleep, nearly a quarter of a million nights of sleep were measured among sleepers ranging between 16 and 30 years of age.

Millennials experience significantly mor

Mumbai, Sept 28 (IBNS):  ManipalCigna Health Insurance, a joint venture between U.S. based global health service leader, Cigna Corporation, and Indian conglomerate Manipal Group and TTK Group in the 360 Well-Being survey 2019, revealed that millennials experience significantly more heart symptoms than older age group.

Public Smoking: Can COTPA change the lif

Kolkata:  War against tobacco epidemic began more than a decade ago but could only achieve limited success with certain parts of India lagging behind in enforcing laws to combat it. According to Tobacco Free West Bengal,  a non-governmental initiative which is making an effort to deliver high impact, evidence-based tobacco-control interventions,  the law under which smoking in public places is prohibited must be enforced in the state.

Signs DR Congo Ebola outbreak finally

New York: The second worst Ebola outbreak in history is “on the retreat” said the UN’s health agency chief on Wednesday, warning however that there is no room for complacency, with dozens of new cases each week still being recorded in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Tanzania urged to provide more informati

New York: Authorities in Tanzania have been urged by the UN to supply further information about the death of an individual from suspected Ebola Virus Disease earlier this month in the commercial capital, Dar es Salaam.

UN welcomes ‘most comprehensive agreem

New York: Describing it as an “important landmark” on our “journey to health for all”, Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday welcomed the UN Political Declaration on universal health coverage, or UHC, which commits countries to advance towards full coverage for their citizens in four major areas around primary care.

Despite progress in childbirth safety, o

New York: Childbirth survival rates are now a “staggering success” compared with the year 2000, but one pregnant woman - or her child - still dies every 11 seconds from largely preventable causes, UN health experts said on Thursday.

UN gears up emergency food aid for hurri

New York:With initial assessments indicating that some 76,000 people in the parts of the Bahamas worst-affected by Hurricane Dorian need urgent support, the World Food Programme (WFP) is arranging for eight tons of ready-to-eat meals to be provided – part of a $5.4 million overall funding package.

3.7 million lives could be saved by 2025

New York, Sept 5 (IBNS): If governments boost their focus on healthier eating, 3.7 million deaths could be prevented by the year 2025, according to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) latest guidelines on improving nutrition, released on Wednesday.

CK Birla Hospitals to train new nurses i

Kolkata: An arm of the CK Birla Group, CK Birla Hospitals, which operates The Calcutta Medical Research Institute (CMRI) and BM Birla Heart Research Centre (BMB) in Kolkata and the Rukmani Birla Hospital (RBH) in Jaipur, has recently implemented a simulation lab for nurses joining the profession.

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