Category: Health News

Indian Children Fare Worst Among Neighbours, Except Pakistan

New Delhi: India ranks 113 of 176 countries on an index that evaluates countries on the wellbeing of children. The End of Childhood Index is part of the Global Childhood Reportreleased on May 28, 2019, by Save the Children, a nonprofit that works for child rights. The index evaluates countries on […]


NIN develops pre-pregnancy nutrition kit

Hyderabad, June 19:Underscoring the importance of pre-conception nutrition, a city-based institute has developed a kit to address the pre-pregnancy nutritional needs of women. The kit with a ready-reckoner chart tries to inform the newly-wed couples and their family members on ways to ensure nutrition, personal hygiene and immunisation […]

New potential breast cancer drug identified

Scientists, including an Indian-American researcher, have identified a molecule that can help treat breast cancer, giving hope to patients who have become resistant to traditional therapies.The first-in-class molecule shuts down oestrogen-sensitive breast cancer in a new way, researchers said.First-in-class drugs are those that work by a unique mechanism […]