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One in five adolescents in the world overweight in 2016: Lancet report

Globally, the number of 15-24 year olds who are not in education, employment or any kind of training is estimated to be around three times higher for younger women adolescents (175 million) than young men (63 million). In India, the prevalence is over 15 times higher in young women than in young men (nearly 54 per cent compared to 3.5 per cent).

Being overweight or underweight could take away 4 years from your life: Study

According to a study published in the medical journal Lancet, being over or under your ideal weight might have some really serious repercussions - it could knock four years off your life. 


34 per cent of Indians are insufficiently active, finds Lancet study

In 2016, India ranked 52nd (with 1 being the most inactive, and 168 being the most active) among 168 countries, which means India is in the top third of inactive countries.

A red flag

Lancet’s finding of self-harm among the youth is a warning: Don’t take demographic dividend for granted.

PMO seeks report on superbug

With a recent Lancet report claiming the presence of superbug in Delhi’s water,the Prime Minister’s Office has asked for a detailed report on the issue,sources said.

Superbug: 'Lancet doesn’t publish rubbish,threat is real'

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