Sunday, Nov 27, 2022

Lancet report


Radical action can end stigma, discrimination against people with mental health conditions: Lancet report

October 12, 2022 3:28 pm

Through this report, the commission aims to define stigma, summarise the evidence of how people with lived experience of mental health conditions worldwide currently experience stigma and assess the impact of large-scale programmes to combat stigma among others

One among eight in the world living with a mental health condition, finds Lancet study

October 11, 2022 8:46 am

The Covid-19 pandemic helped to highlight the urgent mental health situation across the world. There was an estimated 25 per cent rise in the prevalence of depression and anxiety in the first year of the pandemic, the report found.

Lancet report: ‘Massive global failures on Covid response’

September 15, 2022 12:32 pm

The report provides recommendations for more effective and equitable pandemic prevention and response in the future.

Explained: Two vaccine doses highly effective across people of different body weights, study suggests

July 02, 2022 8:22 am

A new study published in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology has found that body size was not a factor in the effectiveness of vaccines — two doses are highly effective against severe disease for people who are underweight, overweight, or who have obesity.

Experts call for united action on depression

February 16, 2022 7:25 am

Experts say the world is failing to tackle the persisting and increasingly serious global crisis of depression it is facing.

Number of people with hypertension doubled worldwide in 30 years: Lancet study

August 25, 2021 2:08 pm

Despite being straightforward to diagnose and relatively easy to treat with low-cost drugs, nearly half of people with hypertension worldwide in 2019 were unaware of their condition, the researchers said.

Covid-19 during pregnancy linked with higher risk of preterm birth: Lancet study

August 10, 2021 4:22 pm

According to the study, the preterm birth rate among birthing people with a COVID-19 diagnosis was 11.8 per cent compared with 8.7 per cent among those without the disease

Lancet study says long Covid has more than 200 symptoms

July 15, 2021 6:50 pm

The study found that the most common symptoms of long Covid ranged from fatigue, post-exertional malaise to hallucinations, tremors and tinnitus. Other symptoms noticed were itchy skin, changes in the menstrual cycle, and sexual dysfunction.

India’s population to peak in 2048 at 1.6 billion, to decline to 1.09 bn in 2100: The Lancet

July 15, 2020 10:37 am

India is also forecasted to have the second largest net immigration in 2100, with an estimated half a million more people immigrating to India in 2100 than emigrating out.

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

March 13, 2019 9:38 am

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).