Second Phase of #YesIBleed campaign to be launched

3 months ago Saloni Hindocha 0
On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2018, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey will launch the second phase of #YesIBleed menstrual hygiene campaign on March 6. The second edition of the campaign #YesIBleed will be launched at Amity University, Noida on Tuesday, almost a fortnight after the formal launching of the first phase of the Read More

Anxiety can help your memory

3 months ago Saloni Hindocha 0
Anxiety is a problem that almost all people of this millennium deal with. It is caused generally by low self-esteem and over thinking. A new research had found that anxiety can help your memory. This study has been led by the University of Waterloo. According to this study, manageable levels of anxiety actually help people in Read More

Conference inaugurated to mark “World Rare Disease Day”

3 months ago Shruti Goel 0
Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Shri J.P. Nadda inaugurated the one-day Conference to mark “World Rare Disease Day” today in Delhi. The inauguration was done in the presence of Union Minister of State of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Read More

Oral cancer will cause 30% deaths by 2020

3 months ago Rishita Raj 0
Oral cancer is responsible for the highest number of cancer deaths in India as compared to the other country. By the year 2020, oral cancer alone i.e. cancer of tongue, lip, cheek will constitute at least 30 percent of the whole of cancer incidences worldwide. India constitutes about  1/3rd of cancer in head and neck Read More

Antibiotic malacidins discovered from dirt

3 months ago Rishita Raj 0
The research and experiments in the field of health and medicines are exploring its wings after the discovery of first antibiotic “PENICILLIN” by Alexander Fleming in 1928. After, researching on more than hundred of soil samples Scientists from The Rockefeller University in New York have discovered a class of antibiotics named “Malacidins” from the soil. Read More

Retinal diseases: A cause of chronic blindness

3 months ago Saloni Hindocha 0
The blind population in India is estimated to rise to 15 million by 2020. Retinal diseases account for a significant share of the vision loss, burden, compared to other eye-related diseases that can cause blindness.Of the various retinal disorders, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and diabetic macular edema (DME) are two progressive diseases that cause loss of vision. AMD and DME Read More

3 years Extension of Anti Narcotics scheme

3 months ago Rishita Raj 0
The anti-narcotic scheme was first launched on October 24, 2014, for a period of five years, with a motive to prevent drug consumption and trafficking in the nation. The scheme got extended subsequently twice and now it has been extended for 3 more years i.e 2017-18 to 2019-20. According to the latest assessment, there are Read More

Eating Ultra-Processed food might cause Cancer

3 months ago Saloni Hindocha 0
The modern lifestyle has forced a large number people including the teenagers and young adults to survive on highly processed unhealthy food rather than home cooked nutritious food. It is important that we cut down on our intake of ultra-processed food because not only are they unhealthy but also potentially cancerous. A recent study undertaken Read More

Facts and Myths about Cervical Cancer

4 months ago Saloni Hindocha 0
Cervical Cancer has emerged second in causing cancer-related deaths in women in India after breast cancer. Women of age between 15 years to 45 years are, particularly at risk. There are about 122,000 new cases of cervical cancer annually in the country, with 67,500 women succumbing to the disease.  Nandita Palshetkar, Medical Director, Bloom IVF Group & Read More

Air Quality: India ranked among bottom five

4 months ago Shruti Goel 0
According to the World Economic Forum along with a bi-yearly report by Yale, and Columbia Universities, India is one of the bottom five countries on Environmental Performance Index 2018. It plunged about 36 points, from 141 in 2016. In the category of environmental health, it is at the bottom of the list whereas it ranks Read More