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'1 in 5 worldwide have health condition that increases risk of severe Covid-19, if infected': Lancet

June 16, 2020 7:52 am

According to the study, in India, at least 21.5 per cent of the country's population is estimated to have underlying health conditions that may increase their risk of severe Covid-19, if infected.

One in 7 Indians affected by mental disorders in 2017: Study

December 24, 2019 4:16 am

These are some of the findings of the first comprehensive estimates of disease burden due to mental disorders and their trends in every state of India from 1990, published in The Lancet Psychiatry by the India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative.

Lancet journals to adopt diversity pledge, ‘no all-male panel’ policy

August 09, 2019 4:32 am

Six months ago, The Lancet published a theme issue on women in science, medicine and global health (#LancetWomen) that raised concerns about systemic gender bias impeding the advancement of and equity for women in these fields.

A programme where mothers help each other recover from perinatal depression in India and Pak: Lancet

January 25, 2019 10:55 am

Perinatal depression, defined as depression that occurs during pregnancy or within the first year post-partum, affects 5-25 per cent of women. Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide.

Food scarcity is real and a staple diet of dal-chawal can save us: Study

January 23, 2019 6:56 pm

The EAT–Lancet Commission addresses the need to feed a growing global population a healthy diet while also defining sustainable food systems that will minimise damage to our planet.

Lancet study on savings on pollution: Health savings exceed cost of meeting climate targets, says study

March 03, 2018 3:00 am

India is estimated to spend between $0.1 trillion and $6.5 trillion between 2020 and 2050 on actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Savings from improved health could be anywhere between $5 trillion to $30 trillion in the same period, according to the study.

Deadly cocktails

April 08, 2015 12:09 am

Untested drug combinations highlight the need to overhaul drug regulation

Pneumonia,diarrhoea kill 20 lakh kids a year globally

April 13, 2013 4:48 pm

In 2011,diarrhoea killed 7 lakh children under five and pneumonia 13 lakh.

Pneumonia,diarrhoea kill 20 lakh kids a year globally

April 13, 2013 1:15 am

Pneumonia and diarrhoea kill about two million children a year,more than a quarter — 28.5 per cent — of all child deaths,Lancet has estimated

Taller,heavier toddlers may not get diabetes in later life

March 29, 2013 12:27 am

If you are taller and heavier in your first two years,you are less likely to get diabetes,hypertension and such chronic diseases in later life,a Lancet study published Thursday has claimed.