By Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 04:03 AM IST
The list will be finalised on Friday during the meeting of the state steering committee under the National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for Covid-19 (Negvac).
Stroke, one of the leading causes of death and disability in India requires a comprehensive solution
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 03:59 PM IST
Medtronic is collaborating with health care professionals to establish root causes and implement changes to create efficiencies and optimize coordinated care to develop comprehensive stroke solution.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 08:31 PM IST
India’s family planning programme has been voluntary and non-coercive, a tribute to the State’s commitment to personal liberty and democracy. And this has largely been successful
By Jayashree Nandi | New Delhi, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 04:51 PM IST
The work of the commission will begin on Friday with an aim to publish a final report of its findings and recommendations in the next two years
By Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 02:58 AM IST
The government has already asked all hospitals, nursing homes, and stand-alone clinics in the city to get their employees registered for the vaccine shots.
By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Boston [US]
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 06:13 PM IST
A study led by researchers from the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) claims that Medicaid expansion is not enough to improve the health care for patients with diabetes.
By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Michigan [US]
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 02:55 PM IST
A study from the American Cancer Society claims about the relationship between lower health-related quality of life with social needs factors of African-American cancer survivors.
By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Study sheds light on benefits of placing nutrition labels on front of packages
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 02:30 PM IST
A new paper in the Journal of Marketing examines the impact of moving nutrition labels, typically placed on the back of product packages, to the front.
By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Massachusetts [US]
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 10:38 AM IST
As the world fights against challenges arising from the spread of Covid-19, alcohol consumption has become a common coping response to reduce stress amid the pandemic.
By Rehana Munir | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON NOV 01, 2020 07:15 AM IST
Here’s to the silly moments that slip out from under the mask of the serious year
By Lalita Panicker | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 09:53 PM IST
The NCW should be an organisation which can step up to the plate and fulfil its mandate, but that does not seem likely given its current composition
By Associated Press | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Dhaka, Bangladesh
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 07:10 PM IST
In late July, as the floodwaters started receding, the Bidyanondo Foundation quickly decided to hire a tourist boat to provide basic health care for those seeking aid. The country’s coast guards came forward with a route plan for the boat that was eventually turned into a floating hospital called “Jibon Kheya,” or lifeboat.
Here’s how loneliness, social isolation increases risk of high blood pressure, hypertension in women
By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Vancouver, Canada
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 10:01 AM IST
A recent study has found that social isolation affects the health of men and women in different ways--including placing women at higher risk of high blood pressure.
By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 03:32 AM IST
With 11 days to go for the polling to end, more than 51 million Americans have already cast ballots - a pace that could lead to the highest turnout since 1928.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 11:52 PM IST
The vast social and economic impact of Covid-19 highlights the critical need for all countries in South-East Asia region to scale up investments for sustained and quality mental health care.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | London
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 09:20 PM IST
There was a three-fold increase in the number of people reporting significant depression and anxiety problems during lockdown, according to a new study.
By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Cleveland
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2020 07:24 AM IST
Donald Trump struggled to define his ideas for replacing the Affordable Care Act on health care in the debate’s early moments and defended his nomination of Barrett, declaring that “I was not elected for three years, I’m elected for four years.”
By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Charlotte
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2020 05:58 AM IST
Donald Trump’s latest health care pitch won accolades from administration officials and political supporters but failed to impress others.
By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Helsinki, Finland
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2020 11:40 AM IST
Among men and women between the ages of 75 and 80, muscle strength, walking speed, reaction speed, verbal fluency, reasoning, and working memory are nowadays significantly better than they were in people of the same age born earlier.
By Binayak Dasgupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi:
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 06:11 AM IST
The problem was first discovered when education tech researcher Colin Madland posted about how video-calling software Zoom cropped the head out of a black person on the other side of a call, seemingly unable to detect it as a human face.
By Asian News International |posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 06:23 PM IST
A recent study has stressed the importance of providing mental health care facilities, at a time when anxiety and depression rise among people amid the pandemic, at a time when primary care clinics, especially in rural areas, are facing increased patient needs.
By Naina Arora | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2020 03:28 PM IST
Author Sreemoyee Piu Kundu’s new digital chat show has sessions with prominent women who are single, such as Mona Ambegaonkar, Mallika Sarabhai, and Vinta Nanda, among others.
By Ron Malka
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 09:56 PM IST
The challenges we are facing today know no borders, and it is essential that we combine our capabilities for the benefit of all of our citizens. We call on all those following this historic moment to voice their support for the agreement
By Associated Press | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Honolulu
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 08:58 AM IST
Hawaii encourages pre-travel testing to add a greater element of safety for travel into the US, allows travellers to skip quarantine with virus test
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 09:04 PM IST
Covid-19 has exacerbated non-communicable diseases (NCDs) burdens, but it can be a wake-up call, especially if the government integrates NCDs into the Covid-19 response. This will help reduce the death rate
By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | New York
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 11:43 AM IST
A new health care company, Ready, is seeking to bridge the gap between clinical care and telemedicine, offering hands-on medical aid inside people’s homes. So far it is logging more than 15,000 visits and 10,000 Covid-19 tests in just a month.
Indigenous Shipibo community in Peru’s Amazon turn to herbs and ancestral remedies to fight COVID-19
By Associated Press | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Pucallpa, Peru
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 10:30 AM IST
Amid shortage of doctors and hospitals located far away, Peru’s Amazon witnessed its Indigenous Shipibo community turning to ancestral remedies to tackle coronavirus spread.
By Amitabh Kant
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 06:21 AM IST
The creation of a digital health identity card will help patients, without compromising on their privacy
By Kris Gopalakrishnan, Rajeev Sharma and Bhagwan Chowdhry
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 05:11 AM IST
It will help both individual patients and the public health system. But the key is to institute privacy measures
By Roshan Kishore | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 12:24 PM IST
The unforeseen events in the run-up to completion of 73 years of independence today give a good reason to revisit the goals we want to achieve by August 15, 2022.