Health

Malaysia Allows Generics for Gilead’s Hepatitis C Drug for Which India Issued Patent

Malaysia Allows Generics for Gilead’s Hepatitis C Drug for Which India Issued Patent
(The Wire) 11 hours 38 min ago
India had first rejected a patent for this breakthrough drug which sells at $1000 per pill but later overruled its own decision and granted Gilead a patent for it. Credit: Reuters The Malaysian...

Sea Buckthorn Comes to the Rescue of Mountain Villages in Pakistan

Sea Buckthorn Comes to the Rescue of Mountain Villages in Pakistan
(The Wire) 1 day 21 hours ago
“Sea buckthorn is a medicine for at least 70 diseases and has been used by villagers for centuries.” https://i0.wp.com/thewire.in/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Sea-Buckthorn.jpg?fit=300%2C200&ssl=1...

Here`s how writing about your feelings helps you reduce stress

Here`s how writing about your feelings helps you reduce stress
(Mid-Day) 4 days 13 hours ago
If the anxiety of performing an upcoming task is giving you stress, simply writing about your feelings may help you perform the task more efficiently, suggests new research. The research - published...

Infants Are Dying in Nashik – and There’s a Host of Systemic Issues to Blame

Infants Are Dying in Nashik – and There’s a Host of Systemic Issues to Blame
(The Wire) 4 days 13 hours ago
From inadequate infrastructure in local hospitals to accredited social health activists workers not reaching women in the tribal belt, the health system in the area is full of gaps. Three babies in...

We Are Right in Mourning Gorakhpur but We Must Learn From It Too

We Are Right in Mourning Gorakhpur but We Must Learn From It Too
(The Wire) 6 days 21 hours ago
When we address the question of reform in public systems, can we not also address the question of reform in human nature? State governments have to invest in setting up more nursing and medical...

How Many Times Did Anitha Need to Prove Her Merit to an Undemocratic Education System?

How Many Times Did Anitha Need to Prove Her Merit to an Undemocratic Education System?
(The Wire) 1 week 1 day ago
As elite scientific institutions ignore socio-economic realities to bypass reservation in the name of quality, students from marginalised backgrounds continue to suffer. Students during their protest...

Blue Whale Is a Red Herring – Let’s Talk About Suicides, Shall We?

Blue Whale Is a Red Herring – Let’s Talk About Suicides, Shall We?
(The Wire) 1 week 2 days ago
Up until the Indian authorities started panicking about the ‘Blue Whale’ challenge, there was a total absence of a public policy response to this ‘epidemic’ of suicides. ‘Blue Whale’ is an internet...

Ensure No More Protests Over NEET Exam: SC to Tamil Nadu

Ensure No More Protests Over NEET Exam: SC to Tamil Nadu
(The Wire) 1 week 4 days ago
A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra issued notice to the state, asking it to maintain law and order and ensure that protests over the death of the 17-year-old Dalit girl do not disrupt daily...

Country’s First ‘Nutrition Atlas’ Comes Online

Country’s First ‘Nutrition Atlas’ Comes Online
(The Wire) 1 week 4 days ago
It provides information and data on the nutritional status of population groups at national and state levels, along with an overview of nutrition-related deficiencies, disorders and prevalence levels...

Top 7 health benefits of honey and lemon water

Top 7 health benefits of honey and lemon water
(Mid-Day) 1 week 4 days ago
Honey and lemon water is a natural and easy to make energy drink that is loaded with therapeutic properties. From removing excess fat to aiding digestion, the health tonic does wonders to the body...

Health: 25 minutes of yoga may boost brain function, energy levels

Health: 25 minutes of yoga may boost brain function, energy levels
(Mid-Day) 1 week 5 days ago
Representational picture Practising Hatha yoga -- a combination of asanas, pranayam and meditation -- along with mindfulness meditation daily for just 25 minutes can significantly improve brain...

Stop Interfering in Health NGOs’ Efforts to Reduce Tobacco, Tata Hospital Tells Home Ministry, Modi

Stop Interfering in Health NGOs’ Efforts to Reduce Tobacco, Tata Hospital Tells Home Ministry, Modi
(The Wire) 1 week 5 days ago
The Intelligence Bureau has been investigating the funding of NGOs working to reduce tobacco usage. It is unusual for health sector organisations to be investigated by the highest agencies. Professor...

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