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World Mental Health Day: Scientific techniques to fight depression

Is the loss of a loved one taking a toll on your health or are you often feeling guilty and miserable because of your own actions? The feeling of being deprived, losing hard-earned money on the stock markets, constant health issues, moving to a new city, retirement and several such stressful life events can leave a

Swachh Bharat could help avert over 3L deaths: WHO

Swachh Bharat could help avert over 3L deaths: WHO. If India remains committed to achieving 100 per cent coverage in terms of safe sanitation services by October 2019, as many as 3,00,000 deaths caused due to diarrheal disease and protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) since the country launched the Swachh Bharat Mission in 2014 can be averted, the World Health Organisation highlighted. Results

WHO commends India for reducing maternal mortality ratio by 77 pc

The WHO has commended India’s progress in reducing the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by 77 per cent, from 556 per 1,00,000 live births in 1990 to 130 per 1,00,000 live births in 2016. It said this progress puts the country on track towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target of an MMR below 70

Water: the death trap, death toll goes high in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan

Water: the death trap, death toll goes high in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The life-giving water is becoming the cause of deaths in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan. Despite all efforts, the number of patients of cancer has been rising day-by-day. According to survey conducted door to door, 2.80 lacs patients have been found suffering from Cancer and more than 36,000 patients have been died due to

Untreated hypertension diseases India

Untreated hypertension: Leading cause of diseases in India

Hypertension is ranked as the third biggest risk factor for heart disease in India. As per World Health Organisation (WHO), it is directly responsible for 57% of all stroke deaths and 24% of all coronary heart disease deaths in the country. As per the National Family Health Survey (NFHS), about 9% women and 14% men falling in

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WHO calls on international community to help Rohingyas

With a grossly underfunded health sector grappling to meet needs of 1.3 millon million Rohingyas in Bangladesh‘s Cox’s Bazar, World Health Organization (WHO) has appealed to the international community.To contribute generously to enable appropriate and timely health services to this highly vulnerable population, now facing grave risks to their lives and health in view of the coming rainy season.“This is

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You’ll be able to control diabetes with your phone, Soon

You able control diabetes phone Diabetics, the days of controlling the disease with your phone are not far away when you’ll be able to tell your pancreas to bring blood sugar levels back to normal just by clicking on an app, according to a recent study. “Our bodies are a lot like rooms in a

New vaccine raises hope of ending pneumonia

New vaccine raises hope of ending pneumonia

New vaccine ending pneumonia: An experimental vaccine that targets dozens of strains of the bacterium that causes pneumonia has the potential to significantly bring down the number of deaths due to the disease, a new study says.The vaccine provoked an immune response to 72 forms of Streptococcus pneumonia in laboratory tests on animals, according to

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What its like to be color blind

What Like Color Blindness symptoms Color blindness is not a form of blindness at all, but a deficiency in the way you see color.Colour (color) blindness (colour vision deficiency, or CVD) affects approximately 1 in 12 men (8%) and 1 in 200 women in the world.With this vision problem, you have difficulty distinguishing certain colors,

Nawaz's wife diagnosed throat cancer

Nawaz’s wife diagnosed with cancer

ISLAMABAD: Nawaz’s wife diagnosed throat cancer. Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz was diagnosed with throat cancer on Tuesday, the media reported. Kulsoom, who left for London at a time when nomination papers for a Lahore seat were being scrutinised, came back after three medical check-ups.According to British doctors, her cancer can be treated, Geo News reported. Kulsoom got

PAU to launch mass awareness drive to prevent suicides in Punjab

PAU to launch mass awareness drive to prevent suicides in Punjab. Ludhiana, August 11, The Punjab Agricultural University will be launching a mass awareness drive in connection with World Suicide Prevention Day which is celebrated on September 10 every year in response to a call by World Health Organisation (WHO) and International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). The Vice Chancellor

Milkha Singh appointed WHO Goodwill Ambassador

Milkha Singh appointed WHO Goodwill Ambassador

Legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh has been appointed WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Physical Activity in South-East Asia Region, the global health body confirmed. “Promoting physical activity for health is an important intervention, which is expected to get a significant boost in the Region with the support of octogenarian Milkha Singh, a champion for the cause,” Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional

Researchers developed new drug improve tremor disease treatment

Researchers developed new drug improve tremor disease treatment. Researchers have developed a new drug that may limit the progression of Parkinson’s disease while providing better symptom relief to people with the disease. Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease are commonly managed using selective dopamine receptor agonists. While these drugs are useful in early-stage Parkinson’s, they tend to

Half of world’s population lacks access to safe drinking water

Half of world’s population lacks access to safe drinking water

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Ever been in the situation where you were facing a shortage of water at home just before you were heading out to work? Annoying isn’t it? Well, if you thought that was frustrating and inexcusable these statistics just put

1st Zika case weeks after 3 Gujarat cases surfaced

1st Zika case weeks after 3 Gujarat cases surfaced

Tamil Nadu public health authorities on Monday reported the first case of Zika from a sleepy hamlet in Krishnagiri district in the state, nearly two months after the World Health Organization confirmed three cases in India. On June 26, a 28-year-old tailor in Natranpalayam Panchayat, arrived at the Anchetty Primary Health Centre with fever, redness of the eyes,

Kenya 1st in Africa to use generic of current AIDS drug

Kenya 1st Africa use generic version current AIDS drug Nairobi, Jun 28 (AP) Kenya is the first country in Africa to introduce a generic version of the current drug of choice for people living with HIV, officials said today. Kenya’s government and the global health initiative Unitaid announced that the East African nation will make

New York child marriage age limit increased 14-17

In New York, the child marriage age limit increased from 14 to 17

New York: New York has reformed the law regarding illegal marriage. The fourth most populous state, New York, has improved laws relating to declaring marriage illegal under the age of 14 years. The democratic governor Andrew Qiuo signed the reform law yesterday, in which illegal declaration of child marriage age has been increased from 14

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WHO’s tobacco control award for Health Minister J P Nadda

Union Health Minister J P Nadda is set to get the World Health Organization’s (WHO) award for outstanding global leadership in tobacco control. One of the proposers for the award is Dr K S Reddy, president of the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), a public-private initiative that was last month barred from getting foreign

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WHO confirms three cases of Zika virus in Ahmedabad, first in the country

The ​World Health Organization (WHO) ​confirmed the first three cases of Zika virus in India, as having been reported from Ahmedabad, which includes a pregnant lady tested this January. All the cases are from the Bapunagar area of the city. ​ Confirming it as positive the website says that the ​”​Ministry of Health and Family

WHO recommends ‘radical measures’ for Chikungunya in Karachi

WHO recommends ‘radical measures’ for Chikungunya in Karachi.According to Sindh health ministry officials said that the 2,076 suspected cases of chikungunya in Karachi. Balochistan province in the southwestern region of the country has seen 472 suspected cases with chickengunya from last three months.The main cause of Chikungunya ,is infection,it comes from chikungunya virus.The Symptoms are