Effects of air pollution on health
by Anindita Ghosh | November 1, 2019
Reproduced from: https://www.femina.in/trending/effects-of-air-pollution-on-health-139082.html
At this time of the year, Delhi is in the news for all the wrong reasons! Post-Diwali is typically when pollution levels in the city are sky-high and this year is no different. ... read more
Nine African countries agree to begin journey towards pooled procurement to increase access to affordable life-saving vaccines
Nine middle-income countries in Africa have agreed to work towards pooled procurement mechanisms by first sharing vital information on their vaccine purchasing practices, including the prices they pay and their suppliers... read more
Lung infections accounted for 69% morbidity in 2018: National Health Profile report
Acute respiratory infections (ARI) accounted for 69.47% of morbidity last year which was the highest in the communicable disease category leading to 27.21% mortality.
Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal reported a large number of patients... read more
Lonely heart patients more likely to die within year of leaving hospital
Patients hospitalized for heart problems may be at greater risk of dying within a year of discharge when they live alone or feel lonely, a Danish study suggests.
Researchers analyzed survey responses from 13,446 hospitalized patients with heart disease, rhythm disorders,... read more
Five-Minute Injection May Offer an Effective Option for PTSD
A quick injection that blocks the stellate ganglion relieves symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and may represent a new and urgently needed treatment option.
Results of a randomized, sham-controlled trial in active-duty military members showed that stellate... read more
How Does HIV Affect Menopause Timing in Women?
Women living with HIV had an average age of menopause onset several years prior to the general population of women, and almost 30% experienced menopause prior to age 45, Canadian researchers found.... read more