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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The Lancet


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.

India ranks below Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, in healthcare index: Report

May 19, 2017 9:21 am

India's health care index has gone up in last 25 years from 30.7 to 44.8 but numbers are much lesser than Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal.

Climate change can undermine 50 years of progress in health, says report

June 24, 2015 3:07 am

The report shows that the direct health impacts of climate change come from the increasing frequency and intensity of extreme weather events, especially heat waves, floods, droughts and storms.

World getting older, address health needs of elders: Study

November 06, 2014 12:05 am

80 per cent of the elders will be living in low-income and middle-income countries, the study says.

‘Obesity puts you at greater risk of cancer’

August 21, 2014 1:33 am

Around 5.24 million people were identified at 16 years or more and followed for an average of 7.5 years.

Genetic link among five mental disorders: Study

February 28, 2013 1:17 am

The co-relation between presence of variant genes and disease symptoms was found to be the strongest for adult onset disorders like schizophrenia,bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder.

Britain among laziest countries in the world: study

August 05, 2012 4:16 pm

UAE with 62.5 per cent,South Africa with 52.4 per cent and Bhutan with 52.3 per cent inactive population are among the top 20 laziest countries in the world.

Fasting during the holy month of Ramzan

July 28, 2012 1:01 am

Post-sunset Ramzan meals are often rich in fats and proteins,and include several kinds of desserts.

Make exercise a sign of person’s health,say experts

July 07, 2012 2:50 am

Lancet series for making exercise a ‘vital sign’,to be noted in patient’s records.