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Only 10-20 Per Cent Rural Indian Women Aware About Cervical Cancer

Only 10-20 per cent of the Indian women in rural areas have awareness about cervical cancer, even if it is the fourth most common cause of death among women, said a survey. According to the...

For Children In Need, These Thoughtful Initiatives Bring Cheer

While multiple initiatives are taken for the underprivileged children concerning their health, education and economic needs, an aspect that is often ignored is recreation. Realising that the ‘element of fun’ is necessary for a...
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Balancing home, siblings, school: 9-Year-Old Asma’s Dilemma

Government's commitment to see every child in school took another leap with the opening of India's first 12-hour school in Telangana. The school, which runs from 7 am to 7 pm, is located at...

Meet The Kung Fu Nuns Of Ladakh

Ladakh: As dawn breaks, the sun edges over the expansive jagged mountains of Ladakh to reveal a world where time appears to have stood still. The chant of monks in a centuries-old Buddhist monastery...

Government Spends Paltry 4% Of Its Budget On Children: Kailash Satyarthi

New Delhi: Notwithstanding the suffering of the common people, Kailash Satyarthi supports the government’s demonetisation move as it will help curb trafficking, but the Nobel laureate and child-rights crusader asserts that unless and until...
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Health Concerns Cloud Women’s Retirement Plans: Report

With chronic diseases becoming more prevalent in old age, healthcare in later life has become one of the major concerns among working women.
Turmeric May Help Fight Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: Study

Turmeric Is Effective In Treating Various Types Of Cancer: Study

Curcuma longa, also known as turmeric, is effective in the treatment of various types of cancer, including breast and ovarian cancer, which has risen by 30 per cent among women in the last one...
Golden Taj To Spread Awareness Of Childhood Cancer

Golden Taj To Spread Awareness Of Childhood Cancer

In India, the cure rate for childhood cancer is 30-50 per cent against 70-95 per cent in advanced countries.

In Its War Against Tuberculosis, Why India Should Use Private Pharmacies

Swagata Yadavar/IndiaSpend.org India has over 850,000 private pharmacies or chemists nationwide; yet, only nine per cent of them have been engaged in efforts to control tuberculosis (TB), according to a January 2017 paper published in...

As India Turns 70, Gorakhpur Demands Better Healthcare, Safe Drinking Water

Gorakhpur: A day after independent India turned 70 this week, the number of children who died at Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das or BRD Hospital in Uttar Pradesh since last Monday crossed 70. BRD hospital with its...

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