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MSF’s new ‘Out Of Step’ report surveys 29 countries.
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Physical activity is fundamental to health and wellbeing. Yoga can help.
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The WHO is running a mental health campaign to tackle stigma and misconceptions called "Depression: Let's Talk".
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A quarter of all global deaths of children under five are due to unhealthy or polluted environments including dirty water and air, second-hand smoke and a lack or adequate hygiene, the World Health Or...
It reminds me of René Descartes, the renowned 17th century French philosopher, every time I come across a person with mental illness being greeted with the derision and loathing that is totally...
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It's all for a good cause.
An army of sickly and poorly educated children growing up in villages will continue to drag down the country as adults unless the nation's nutrition and education delivery systems are made more effici...
Last month a jury in the US awarded $70 million to a woman who claimed that Johnson & Johnson's baby talcum powder was responsible for her ovarian case. This is not the first such verdict of its k...
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The ₹9,999 air purifier is Xiaomi's first smart home product available in the country.
The World Health Organization has recently recommended a new treatment protocol which is commonly referred to as the Bangladesh Regimen. It can be completed within 12 months, which not only reduces costs but also has the potential to improve treatment outcomes.
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In a somewhat good news for Delhi, the World Health Organisation in its report has said that it is no longer the most polluted city in the world. The WHO's urban air quality database released on Thurs...
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Pakistan is one of the few countries in the world where polio continues to be widespread. The problem is greatly exacerbated by the relentless attacks on polio immunization teams by militants, particularly the Pakistani Taliban. It is fair to say that the polio workers in Pakistan have been protecting children at the cost of their own lives.
The greatest threats to public health are far from shocking or contagious. They are familiar and common. Diabetes--a condition that's often the result of excess body weight and physical inactivity--is expected to increase rapidly to become the world's seventh largest killer by 2030. On World Health Day 2016, we have the potential to re-calibrate our priorities, recognize the public health threat diabetes poses and do something about it. We can defy expectations and beat the diabetes epidemic. The battle must begin.