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Lancet report


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).

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

October 31, 2018 2:44 pm

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

September 05, 2018 9:55 am

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

May 11, 2016 12:15 am

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

PMO seeks report on superbug

April 19, 2011 3:25 am

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'

August 14, 2010 6:16 am

People free to go anywhere for surgeries...our advice is for those funded by UK govt: Cardiff’s Timothy Walsh.