HEALTH

Majority of adolescents worldwide don’t do physical activity: WHO

New WHO-led study says majority of adolescents worldwide are not sufficiently physically active, putting their current and future health at risk Some of the lowest levels of insufficient activity in boys were found in Bangladesh, India and the USA HEALTH DESK The first-ever global trends for adolescent physical activity show that urgent action is needed … Continue reading Majority of adolescents worldwide don’t do physical activity: WHO

Govt approves 35 proposals for setting up of Cancer Institutes, Tertiary Care Centres

Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The Union government has approved 35 proposals for setting up of State Cancer Institutes and Tertiary Care Cancer Centres in different parts of India. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Kumar Choubey said that these proposals have been approved … Continue reading Govt approves 35 proposals for setting up of Cancer Institutes, Tertiary Care Centres

13,000 more wellness Centres to be operational soon: Health Minister

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI Nearly 13 thousand more Health and Wellness Centres will become functional by the end of March 2020. At present 27 thousand, such centres are already operational in different parts of the country. Speaking at the World Conference on ‘Access to Medical Products: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals’ here today Health Minister … Continue reading 13,000 more wellness Centres to be operational soon: Health Minister

WHO: Mosquito sterilization offers new opportunity to control chikungunya, dengue, and Zika

WEB DESK A technique that sterilizes male mosquitoes using radiation will soon be tested as part of global health efforts to control diseases such as chikungunya, dengue, and Zika. The Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) is a form of insect birth control. The process involves rearing large quantities of sterilized male mosquitoes in dedicated facilities, and … Continue reading WHO: Mosquito sterilization offers new opportunity to control chikungunya, dengue, and Zika

WHO launches first-ever insulin programme to expand access to life-saving treatment for diabetes

AMN The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced the start of a pilot programme to prequalify human insulin to increase treatment for diabetes in low- and middle-income countries. The decision, announced ahead of World Diabetes Day (14 November), is part of a series of steps WHO will take to address the growing diabetes burden in … Continue reading WHO launches first-ever insulin programme to expand access to life-saving treatment for diabetes

Dr Harsh Vardhan felicitates families of organ donors at AIIMS

Andalib Akhter / AMN / New Delhi Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today felicitated the families of organ donors at a function organised at AIIMS in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Vardhan said, these organ donors have served humanity and it will inspire the people and the whole country to come forward … Continue reading Dr Harsh Vardhan felicitates families of organ donors at AIIMS

Parliamentary panel expresses concern over rising number of cancer patients

Urges govt to expand and upgrade cancer treatment infrastructure by enlarging the network of Tata Memorial Centre TMC ANDALIB AKHTER / NEW DELHI A Parliamentary panel has expressed deep concern over the rising number of cancer patients in the country. It revealed that over 68 per cent of cancer patients are dying in the country … Continue reading Parliamentary panel expresses concern over rising number of cancer patients

‘Eating carrots can combat pollution-related health issues’

Eating carrots can combat pollution-related health issues’

Do’s and Don’ts during smog & pollution situation

TIA HEALTH DESK The National capital of Delhi and its adjoining states have been badly affected by air pollution once again. Every year, the city faces severe levels of smog and pollution after Diwali and as a result, the air quality gets awfully deteriorated. Here is a list of Dos and Don’ts to survive this … Continue reading Do’s and Don’ts during smog & pollution situation

Robotic surgery facility inaugurated at Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi

Robotic surgery facility at Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi

50 years of International Film Festival India IFFI

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SPORTS

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ART & CULTURE

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MARQUEE

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

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Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

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CINEMA /TV/ ART

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