New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the governments of Karnataka and Maharashtra over reports of hysterectomy procedures being performed on unsuspecting women in the two states. The Commission on Tuesday said it has taken suo...
London: Scientists in Britain have found a new link between the diversity of bacteria in human poo - the human fecal microbiome - and levels of harmful types of body fat. In research that may help explain why excessive weight...
By Shalini Rudra/ IndiaSpend It ranks number six in per capita income, but relatively prosperous Uttarakhand does worse than many poorer states with its infant mortality rate (IMR), ranking 18th among 29 states, an indication of its indifferent health. Although the...
Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Monday said it has increased the travelling distance limit of free bus pass facility from 60 kilometres to 150 kilometres for female students studying in universities and colleges. While stating this, Transport Minister Krishan Lal...
By Lavanya Garg/IndiaSpend.org In 2014, Dolly Kumari, an outspoken 12th class passout, left her home in Jharkhand, journeying about 2,000 km south to a new job as a tailor at a garment factory in Bengaluru. Like most workers in this sector,...
54 per cent in Class 10 boards is an incredible achievement when the student spends 8 hours a day carrying bricks.
New York: Two drugs that are used to treat asthma and allergies may offer a way to prevent a form of pneumonia that can kill up to 40 per cent of people who contract it, researchers have found. Influenza pneumonia...
Six hospital staff in Karnataka have been charged with stealing babies and young children and selling them to childless couples in an illegal adoption racket, police said on Friday. The three men and three women, who worked as nurses and...
New York: Supplementing food with soluble corn fibre at two critical times in a woman's life - adolescence and post-menopause - can help build and retain calcium in the bones, two studies have found. "We are looking at building healthy...
Washington: Mothers-to-be, take note! Your immunity maybe affected by the gender of your baby, say scientists who found that women carrying female foetuses show a heightened inflammatory response. Researchers from The Ohio State University in the US followed 80 pregnant...

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