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Study Reveals Increase in Obesity among Youth

Meanwhile, South Asia, in particular India, had the most underweight teens and children.


Untreatable Gonorrhoea ‘Superbug’ Spreading Around World: WHO

Washington: The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned of the spread of totally untreatable strains of gonorrhoea after discovering at least three people with the...


Non-Communicable Diseases Kill 40m People Each Year: WHO

New Delhi: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) kill 40 million people each year, says World Health Organisation (WHO). Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), also known as...


Hookah Smoking More Cancerous Than Cigarettes, Says DAK

Srinagar: Dispelling the misconception of hookah being safer option for smoking, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday said it’s (hookah) smoke has higher...


High Incidence of Smoking Among College Students: Study

Thiruvananthapuram: More than 16 per cent of College students in Thrissur district smoke cigarettes or beedis, revealed a recent study conducted by the Government...


Japan Wrestles over Smoking Ban Ahead of Olympics  

Tokyo: Tokyo risks being one of the unhealthiest Olympic Games hosts in years, as an anti-smoking law exposes deep rifts over tobacco tax revenue, personal freedom and...


Ghana, Kenya, Malawi to Pilot GSK Malaria Vaccine from 2018

London: Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will pilot the world’s first malaria vaccine from 2018, offering it for babies and children in high-risk areas as part of real-life...

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300 Million Afflicted with Depression Across Globe: WHO

Shimla: Around 300 million people living across the globe and afflicted with depression disorder required preventive and social medicine care system, revealed a report...