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The Lancet


Largest global vaccine confidence survey shows hesitancy hotspots: The Lancet

September 11, 2020 2:18 am

Several countries experiencing political instability and religious extremism are witnessing growing scepticism around safety of vaccines due to misinformation online.

Many countries falling behind on commitments to reduce premature mortality from NCDs: The Lancet

September 04, 2020 10:08 am

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) currently kill over 40 million people a year across the world, making up seven out of ten deaths globally, the report states.

Explained: Why world population is projected to peak early and shrink soon after

July 18, 2020 12:44 pm

The paper suggests that continued trends in female educational attainment and access to contraception will hasten declines in fertility and slow population growth.

The Lancet’s HCQ study: Why it was retracted, and the status now

June 22, 2020 3:39 pm

After publishing a study raising questions on hydroxychloroquine’s efficacy against Covid-19, The Lancet has issued a retraction. What led to this, and what questions does it raise about the peer review process?

No evidence of benefit for chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine in Covid-19 patients, urgent randomised trials needed: Lancet

May 22, 2020 11:40 pm

Authors of the study suggest these drug regimens should be used to treat Covid-19 outside of clinical trials and urgent confirmation from randomised clinical trials is needed.

Triple antiviral combo shows early promise: Study

May 10, 2020 7:49 am

Researchers have said that larger phase 3 studies in critically ill patients are needed to confirm whether the triple regimen can provide meaningful results.

Lockdowns do not eliminate virus, livelihoods imperative to save lives: The Lancet

May 05, 2020 9:48 pm

Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School have urged countries with fewer resources to allow the average citizen to travel freely, with restrictions only applied to clusters where lockdowns are necessary.

Family problems leading reason for suicides, says NCRB data; experts call for 'accessible' mental health help

February 07, 2020 11:11 am

Experts point out that lack of hope, help and self-worth leading to higher suicide rates. Over the alarming numbers, experts call for urgent attention to the burgeoning mental health crisis and the timely need to seek help.

Low-cost drug could cut head injury deaths: Lancet study

October 16, 2019 11:55 am

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide with an estimated 69 million new cases each year, the researchers said.

Survey: India ranks 158th among 195 countries in health care investment

September 25, 2018 5:43 am

A study by Seattle-based Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation published in The Lancet says that India’s ranking of 158th in 2016 represents an improvement from its 1990 ranking of 162nd.