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गुरुवार, 23 नवंबर 2017

Eating disorders may cause severe health issues: Study

Eating disorders may cause severe health issues: Study
- Eating disorder among young adults, both men and women, may have long term side-effects on their psychological and physical health, a new finding has revealed. The eating behaviour of a person gets upset if the person arbitrarily cuts down the meal while counting on calories and sugary ...

Eat with your family, ask for your rights, rural Indian women told

Eat with your family, ask for your rights, rural Indian women told
- When the issue of women's health comes up, everyone is aware that 'women eat last, women eat the least'. Yet this had never been addressed before," said Saraswathi Rao, chief executive of Freedom From Hunger India Trust. "We decided to specifically address it by engaging with women and men, ..

Only 23% of donated organs are transplanted to needy patients: health ministry

Only 23% of donated organs are transplanted to needy patients: health ministry
- Depicting the sorry state of affairs of organ donation and transplants in India, data from the ministry of health reveals that only 23% of donated organs are transplanted to needy patients. Mainly living donors are donating organs while retrieval from the brain dead is not picking up, the ministry ...

India's Health ministry plans to issue advisory warning against vaping

India's Health ministry plans to issue advisory warning against vaping
- Public Health experts will agree that this move is a step in the wrong direction. Last year two scientists, R.N. Sharan of the Department of Biochemistry, North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), and M. Siddiqi, Chairman of Cancer Foundation of India wrote a letter to the Union Health and Family Welfare ...

Malnutrition is still a serious problem of India, shows new report

Malnutrition is still a serious problem of India, shows new report
- Some of the major causes of malnutrition in India are Economic inequality. Due to the low social status of some population groups, their diet often lacks in both quality and quantity. Women who suffer malnutrition are less likely to have healthy babies. In India, mothers generally lack proper knowledge in ...

Breast milk protects babies from food allergies: Study

Breast milk protects babies from food allergies: Study
- "This elegantly designed and controlled study shows that mothers should feel free to eat a healthy and diverse diet throughout pregnancy and while ...

7 health benefits of matcha you should know about before brewing a cup

7 health benefits of matcha you should know about before brewing a cup
- Matcha is everywhere lately, but it's not (quite) the same as green tea. The trendy ingredient undergoes a different farming process and comes in a powder instead of loose leaves, making it more concentrated. While plain matcha provides plenty of health benefits, steer clear of dietary supplements that ...

7 Amazing Health Benefits of Eating Guava

7 Amazing Health Benefits of Eating Guava
- Winter season is here and it is the season for some of the most fragrant and delicious fruits and guava is one of them. Known as amrood in Hindi and ...

बुधवार, 22 नवंबर 2017

Study Reveals Our Mental Health Crisis But No One's Batting an Eye

Study Reveals Our Mental Health Crisis But No One's Batting an Eye
- “You just have to be happier and a little less dramatic,” is what people tend to tell other people suffering from mental health issues in India. It's 2017 and many of us refuse to take the problem seriously. So, here's a national study that puts it front and centre and shows data that should shake us up.

Malnutrition is still a serious problem of India, shows new report

Malnutrition is still a serious problem of India, shows new report
- Some of the major causes of malnutrition in India are Economic inequality. Due to the low social status of some population groups, their diet often lacks in both quality and quantity. Women who suffer malnutrition are less likely to have healthy babies. In India, mothers generally lack proper knowledge in ...

Why are condoms so unpopular in this country?

Why are condoms so unpopular in this country?
- On the other hand, female sterilization is the preferred family planning method among Indian couples. The survey says that couples are not motivated to use condoms if either husband or wife has been sterilized. "What we are seeing is the inability of the health ministry to communicate with its target ...

Poverty Is also a psychosocial problem

Poverty Is also a psychosocial problem
- For example, researchers working in India in 2005 found that Indian women stopped going to health clinics in order to avoid debasing treatment by health workers – to the detriment of their own wellbeing and that of their children. Women in South Africa applying for child support grants have reported ...

50% Indian women are anaemic: Why it persists after 70 yrs of freedom

50% Indian women are anaemic: Why it persists after 70 yrs of freedom
- A flagship programme to address anaemia in women and children was introduced as far back as 1970, yet more than half the targeted population remained anaemic in 2015. As the health ministry ups its target to fully eliminate anaemia, IndiaSpend analyses the various strategies it must adopt to ...

Obesity hurting your health and pocket? Here's how to manage costs and well-being

Obesity hurting your health and pocket? Here's how to manage costs and well-being
- According to Dr Rohan Sequeira, consultant cardiovascular diabetologist and obesity consultant, Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre in Mumbai, India and China account for 15% of the world's obese population, of which 30 million people are in India. Among adults, 16% men and 22% women have ...

The best hair oils in India for hair growth, dandruff, hair fall control and dry hair, according to our ...

The best hair oils in India for hair growth, dandruff, hair fall control and dry hair, according to our ...
- Oiling the hair and massaging the scalp is one of the most relaxing, most weekend-y things that Indians do. It's one beauty ritual that's almost mandatory in most Indian households. The benefits of oiling hair cannot be ruled out – oil acts as a sealant to trap moisture inside and to protect the hair from sun, ...

India's Severe Public Health Issue: Over 51% of Women are Anaemic

India's Severe Public Health Issue: Over 51% of Women are Anaemic
- The government is putting in place dedicated, preventive and promotive strategies to make India anaemia-free,” declared Preeti Sudan, secretary at the central ministry of health and family welfare, at the recently concluded 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health in New Delhi. Making India ...