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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.
New York: While there has been a 33 per cent increase in the global cases of cancers between 2005 and 2015, the countries with the lowest development status saw a 50 per cent rise during the same period, a study...
New York: A drug typically used to treat depression and anxiety can significantly reduce joint pain in postmenopausal women being treated for early stage breast cancer, says a study. The researches conducted a trial to test whether duloxetine, a depression and...
New York: Brains of children who are clinically depressed react less robustly to success and rewards as compared to other children who are not depressed. The study showed that when a child, as young as four years old, does not...
Pregnant women who experience certain breathing problems during sleep may be more likely to develop complications like high blood pressure and diabetes, recent US research suggests. In the study of more than 3,000 women, researchers did home-based sleep studies twice...
New York: Researchers have found that a protein associated with obesity plays a significant role in the development of leukemia as well as in drug response. A new study has revealed that FTO - the protein associated with fat mass and...

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