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Cardiovascular diseases among women on the rise in India, finds The Lancet

May 19, 2021 1:03 pm

Researchers urge action to reduce burden of CVD; China and Indonesia are other populous nations showing increase of disease.

PM Modi's attempts to stifle criticism during Covid pandemic 'inexcusable': Lancet

May 08, 2021 10:40 pm

The editorial quoting The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation estimates that India will see a staggering 1 million deaths from COVID-19 by August 1.

Inhaled budesonide in early treatment reduces need for urgent medical care: Lancet study

April 22, 2021 11:17 pm

The steroids in Covid-19 (STOIC) trial potentially provide the first easily accessible effective intervention in early treatment of Covid-19, researchers have said.

Link between Covid and mental health, neurological conditions: Lancet

April 07, 2021 7:54 am

Since the pandemic began, there has been growing concern that survivors might be at increased risk of neurological disorders.

Lancet study: Reinfection in four Mumbai health workers, no antibody produced after first bout

September 24, 2020 1:58 am

All the four had no or mild symptoms during their first infection, but in the second time, their symptoms intensified.

'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.