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40 mn people living with HIV in 2023, over 9 mn not getting treatment: UN

NThe proportion of new infections globally among marginalized communities that face stigma and discrimination sex workers, men who have sex with men, and people who inject drugs also increased to 55%

40 mn people living with HIV in 2023, over 9 mn not getting treatment: UN
Updated On : 23 Jul 2024 | 10:45 AM IST

Doom scrolling to cyberbullying: Economic Survey focuses on mental health

The Economic Survey for FY24 highlighted that mental health affects productivity more broadly than physical health issues and highlighted the socio-economic impacts of mental disorders

Doom scrolling to cyberbullying: Economic Survey focuses on mental health
Updated On : 22 Jul 2024 | 5:24 PM IST

U-WIN decoded: Govt's online vaccine portal for pregnant women, children

The U-WIN portal aims to create an electronic registry of routine immunisations for pregnant women and children under the Universal Immunisation Programme

U-WIN decoded: Govt's online vaccine portal for pregnant women, children
Updated On : 22 Jul 2024 | 4:25 PM IST

Rising obesity a concern, healthier lifestyle must: Economic Survey

Obesity presents a "concerning situation" and preventive measures must be taken to enable citizens to have a healthier lifestyle, it said

Rising obesity a concern, healthier lifestyle must: Economic Survey
Updated On : 22 Jul 2024 | 2:09 PM IST

Forgotten pandemic lessons? India's ambulance system needs urgent reforms

A recent report revealed that the focus of the Indian ambulance market, valued at $1.5 billion in 2022, still remains largely on patient transfer rather than critical emergency care

Forgotten pandemic lessons? India's ambulance system needs urgent reforms
Updated On : 22 Jul 2024 | 1:04 PM IST

Need to face up to junk food crisis as study shows 23% Indians overweight

Indians need simple, easy-to-understand, and prominent warning labels, so that their better natures are given a chance to overtake their impulses

Need to face up to junk food crisis as study shows 23% Indians overweight
Updated On : 22 Jul 2024 | 8:19 AM IST

Nipah claims one life in Kerala; Maharashtra reports 28 Zika cases in 2024

Communicable disease scare grips people as Maharashtra reports 28 Zika cases this year

Nipah claims one life in Kerala; Maharashtra reports 28 Zika cases in 2024
Updated On : 21 Jul 2024 | 11:34 PM IST

India staring at infertility crisis, says Indira IVF's Founder Murdia

According to a National Family Health Survey, the fertility rate is 1.6 in urban India and 2.1 in its rural areas. By 2050, India's total fertility rate (TFR) is projected to dip to 1.29

India staring at infertility crisis, says Indira IVF's Founder Murdia
Updated On : 21 Jul 2024 | 2:42 PM IST

1.1 mn excess deaths during Covid-19, 8 times more than govt figure: Study

Excess deaths among the youngest could be explained by children in certain areas being more vulnerable to the Covid-19 infection

1.1 mn excess deaths during Covid-19, 8 times more than govt figure: Study
Updated On : 20 Jul 2024 | 3:05 PM IST

Covid-19: India lost 2.6 years' life expectancy between 2019 and 2020

The study found that the decline was more pronounced among females (3.1 years) compared to males (2.1 years)

Covid-19: India lost 2.6 years' life expectancy between 2019 and 2020
Updated On : 19 Jul 2024 | 11:29 PM IST

Monsoon brings fever season to India; Kerala, Karnataka see Dengue spike

More than 10,000 cases of dengue, including eight fatal cases, have been reported so far this year in the adjacent state of Karnataka

Monsoon brings fever season to India; Kerala, Karnataka see Dengue spike
Updated On : 19 Jul 2024 | 10:08 PM IST

62% Indian employees experience work-related burnout: CII-MediBuddy report

The report is based on insights from the employees of close to 1000 companies which are utilising MediBuddy's services

62% Indian employees experience work-related burnout: CII-MediBuddy report
Updated On : 19 Jul 2024 | 7:11 PM IST

Decoded: Who are zero-dose children and what does the Unicef report mean?

Acc to the latest World Health Organisation (WHO) and Unicef immunisation report, India follows Nigeria in having the highest number of unvaccinated children, with 1.6 million zero-dose kids in 2023

Decoded: Who are zero-dose children and what does the Unicef report mean?
Updated On : 18 Jul 2024 | 6:08 PM IST

What is Chandipura virus: All you need to know about how it spreads?

Fifteen kids were reported dead in Gujarat after they were infected with the Chandipura virus. Safeguarding children from this infection has become the priority. The virus was first recognised in 1965

What is Chandipura virus: All you need to know about how it spreads?
Updated On : 18 Jul 2024 | 3:44 PM IST

Rising cases of mosquito-borne diseases alarms authorities in Maharashtra

Chikungunya cases have more than doubled since last year in Maharashtra, and the number of dengue cases has shot up to 3736 since the beginning of this year

Rising cases of mosquito-borne diseases alarms authorities in Maharashtra
Updated On : 18 Jul 2024 | 1:33 PM IST

Culling, surveillance but no vaccine strategy to fight 'bird flu'

Experts said as India falls on the one of main pathways that migratory birds take to move between continents, its water bodies are always prone to the spread of influenza from birds

Culling, surveillance but no vaccine strategy to fight 'bird flu'
Updated On : 17 Jul 2024 | 11:54 PM IST

Need to have world class regulatory framework, says Nadda at review meeting

CDSCO has been asked to draw a roadmap with timelines for achieving global standards in its mandated activities

Need to have world class regulatory framework, says Nadda at review meeting
Updated On : 17 Jul 2024 | 9:33 PM IST

Preventing mosquito bites: Here's how to protect yourself and your family

Mosquito bites are a responsible for causing many life-threatening diseases such as malaria, dengue, chikungunya, and Zika, so it becomes imperative to safeguard yourself and others around you

Preventing mosquito bites: Here's how to protect yourself and your family
Updated On : 17 Jul 2024 | 6:07 PM IST

Fitterfly collab with Google Cloud to launch AI feature for diabetic people

Fitterfly Klik uses AI computer vision paired with the Fitterfly Nutrition Database, comprising over 37,000 Indian foods, to recognize, analyze, and break down food

Fitterfly collab with Google Cloud to launch AI feature for diabetic people
Updated On : 17 Jul 2024 | 5:14 PM IST

Pharma groups criticise plan to shift nutraceuticals under drug authority

Pharmaceutical industry is urging government to halt the transfer of nutraceutical oversight from FSSAI to the drug regulatory authority, citing potential market impact

Pharma groups criticise plan to shift nutraceuticals under drug authority
Updated On : 17 Jul 2024 | 1:20 PM IST
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