Kunwar Bai had sold-off her 8-10 goats to build two toilets at her home.
Obesity is a major breast cancer risk factor in postmenopausal women, and scientists believe increased inflammation is an important underlying cause in this population.
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.
A village in Gujarat has banned single women from using mobile phones, with elders deeming the technology a "nuisance to society".
The Maharashtra government has invited suggestions from both government and private In-Vitro Fertility (IVF) centres to strengthen the existing laws and regulate these establishments.
The Union government today cleared a pact between the AYUSH Ministry -- the ministry for ayurveda, yoga and alternative forms of medicine -- and the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the field of traditional medicine.
"We are setting up a National Agriculture Market, a virtual and digital platform, in the coming days," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, addressing farmers in Madhya Pradesh's Sehore district.
Crores of Indian children got deworming treatment today in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development. In a village on the outskirts of the Indian capital, hundreds of children...
57-year-old farmer Sarju Devi had committed suicide by jumping in front of a train next to her land. She thought the outstanding loans would die with her, but carried on and have multiplied since in interests.
At the government primary school of Bhadrona in Lalitpur district of Uttar Pradesh, the school bell is a cruel reminder for children that no lunch will be served.