Children born into smaller families in the world's poorest countries may live for three years longer than those born into larger families, a new study has claimed. Researchers showed that while family planning programmes have sometimes been pitched as ways...
With the declared objective of increasing access to government health schemes and making them more cost effective and robust, the government has launched four mobile health services, including Kilkari - a free message service on antenatal and infant care. Kilkari...
A national survey to determine the overall health of the country has revealed startling problems - among them, severe malnutrition among children younger than five years.
Over 11 crore adolescents across the country will be given iron and folic acid supplements to reduce nutritional anaemia - a condition in which there is a deficiency of the Oxygen carrier haemoglobin in the blood - under a programme...
The AAP government in Delhi is planning to boost spending on health, education and road infrastructure in the capital.
Women should empower themselves technologically and become effective as people's representatives as mere changes in the system would not suffice, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today.
Women who maintain a healthy body mass index and breastfeed their babies exclusively for at least six months can help reduce the risk of children developing liver disease.
The researchers conducted brain scans on those infants at about the time each would have been born had the babies not arrived early.
The findings from the study may help to identify who is at a greater risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures in later life.
Eating a handful of walnuts every day may change your gut bacteria in a way that suppresses colon cancer, a new study has claimed. Researchers from the University of Connecticut and The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in the US...

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