Updated : 9 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 11 (ANI): India has made groundbreaking progress in reducing maternal mortality ratio (MMR), from 556 per 100,000 live births in 1990 to 130 per 100000 live births in 2016.
Washington D.C [USA], Jun 11 (ANI): You may want to add more greens to your diet as recent studies have linked eating healthful plant-based foods to lower risk of chronic diseases, weight gain and death.
New Delhi [India], June 10 (ANI): UNICEF's India representative Yasmin Ali Haque has commended India's 'impressive progress' in reducing maternal deaths.
Updated : 9 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 6 (ANI): Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda on Wednesday said India has seen a decline in its Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) from 139 to 130.
Updated : 9 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 30 (ANI): According to the National Family Health Survey, the infant mortality rate (IMR) in India stands at 34 per 1000 live births. About 10 percent of these infant deaths can be attributed to congenital heart diseases (CHD) alone.
New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): India is one of the countries which registers' a large number of neonatal deaths. Statistics peg the neonatal mortality rate in the country at 0.75 million per year. 35 percent of these can be attributed to preterm birth and low-birth weight.
Bhuj (Gujarat) [India], May 27 (ANI): Amid media reports suggesting a high death rate of newborns at the G.K. General Hospital in Bhuj, Gujarat, its medical director has rejected this charge, saying hospital authorities are cooperating with a state government-appointed panel in the matter.
Bhuj (Gujarat) [India], May 26 (ANI): Authorities of GK General Hospital, which is managed by Adani Education and Research Foundation on Saturday, denied the allegation of medical negligence against the hospital.
Updated : 10 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 15 (ANI): Gender discrimination results in "excess" deaths of girls under the age of five per year in India, according to a recent study.
Updated : 11 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Apr 12 (ANI): You may want to hit the sack early as according to a recent study, the 'night owls' are likelier to die sooner than the morning fellas.
Updated : 12 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Mar 23 (ANI): With over 20 lakh cases of Tuberculosis worldwide, India is the second leading country to contribute to the related mortality rate.
Updated : 1 year ago IST
New Delhi [India], Mar 9 (ANI): COPD is no longer 'just a disease of the lungs'. Many COPD patients develop heart diseases that lead to higher mortality. A new study gives hope of a better treatment protocol.