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India  /  Published 17.05.19

Ignorance is bliss: how Indians don't know about their diabetes

A nationwide study has found that only about half the diabetes patients in India are aware of their condition, 40 per cent are under treatment and about a quarter have their blood sugar levels under c...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.04.19

India set for worst air pollution crown

India is set to replace China as the country worst affected by air pollution, a global study released on Wednesday suggests.The State of Global Air 2019 report, prepared by the non-profit Health Effec...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 13.03.19

Price cap push to drug sales

More patients in India began consuming a cholesterol-lowering drug called atorvastatin after the Centre imposed price caps on the medicine, suggests a study that health economists say bolsters argumen...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 07.03.19

Study shows that naps reduce blood pressure

A nap during the day may help lower blood pressure just as curbs on salt or alcohol, the American College of Cardiology said on Thursday citing a study to explore how midday sleep influences blood pre...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 19.11.19

Trim soda sales for trimmer waists

In recent years, hospitals and medical centres across the US have stopped selling sugar-sweetened beverages in an effort to reduce obesity and diabetes. Now a new study carried out at the University o...
By Anahad O’Connor/NYTNS

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Health  /  Published 06.11.19

Poof! A reason for potted plant goes

Potted plants may spruce up interior décor through foliage and flowers, perhaps even uplift the spirits of occupants, but claims about their capacity to improve indoor air quality are vastly exaggera...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 04.11.19

Screen time impact on kids’ white matter

Children between three and five years old with more screen time display lower levels of structural integrity in the brain’s white matter, researchers said on Monday raising questions about whether s...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 22.03.19

Oxford scans its dark colonial past

An Oxford college is to appoint a research assistant to investigate what may be its own dark colonial past, in what looks like an act of mea culpa.In taking this action, St John’s College appears to...
By Amit Roy in London

Business  /  Published 02.06.20

Tech dividend largesse

Amid all the gloomy forecasts, there is some comforting news from the frontline IT companies.Armed with factors such as stable cash generation and low reinvestment requirements in their current busine...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Science  /  Published 18.08.19

Teen social media harm stems from bullying

Online bullying, sleep disruption and lack of physical activity are likely to drive mental health harms observed among teenagers with very frequent social media use, and girls appear more affected tha...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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