With more than 2,300 one-room brick homes and shops, Panchanantala in Kolkata is densely populated. The homes are tin roofs and crammed with stoves, trunks and furniture. With the intervention of Addressing the Unaddressed, a Dublin-based non-profit organisation, people...
New Delhi: Almost 20,000 women and children were victims of human trafficking in India in 2016, a rise of nearly 25 per cent from the previous year, government data showed. The Ministry of Women and Child Development told the parliament that 19,223...
New York: Even a single episode of severe hypoglycemic condition -- having low blood glucose levels -- may be associated with nearly double the risk of cardiovascular disease or death in older adults with Type 2 diabetes, a study...
Guntur, Andhra Pradesh: She married at 17 for love. Today, she is a widow, who is determined that her two-year-old son would not grow up to be a farmer like his father. He would go to school when he...
New York: US researchers have developed a new hormone-based test that can better distinguish between the symptoms of depression and schizophrenia. Depression is thought to affect over 300 million people worldwide and schizophrenia affects as many as 51 million people. Clinically, it...
Coimbatore: World Glaucoma Week is celebrated from from March 12 to 18. According to experts, three to five per cent of Indians are at the risk of Glaucoma and 90 per cent of them are yet to be diagnosed. Glaucoma...
Washington: Children who are bullied may experience lifelong health effects related to chronic stress exposure such as increased risk for heart disease and diabetes in adulthood, new research has found. Recent advances in understanding of the negative health effects of...
London: Children who watch TV or use smartphones or tablets for more than three hours a day may be at a higher risk of developing diabetes, a new study has warned. Daily screen time of three or more hours is...
New Delhi: During Question Hour in the Lok Sabha last week, the Rural Development Minister Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar's deputy Ram Kripal Yadav said the incidence of stunted growth among children below five years age has declined to...
Bhubaneswar: A toll-free helpline number has been launched in Odisha for women in distress. The helpline number 181 will be available 24×7 in all the 30 districts of the state. The helpline aims to extend prompt response to women affected by...

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