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Bidi smoking cost India Rs 805.5 bn in ill health in...

Researcher analyses the cost of bidis, a low cost tobacco alternative Bidi smoking cost India 805.5 billion rupees in ill health and early deaths in...

Dip in US life expectancy, drug overdose, suicides to blame

Suicides and drug overdose bring down U.S. life expectancyDrug overdose deaths in the United States have gone up by 70,000 in 2017, a climb...

India to miss SDG target on non-communicable diseases: Lancet

The report says despite progress India and China unlikely to meet the 2030 target even by 2040India miss UN targets to reduce premature deaths...

50 mn more Indians could become malnourished by 2050

India could be the worst hit by the dip in crop quality because of rising carbon dioxide levels An estimated 50 million people in India...

Heart disease, stroke cause a quarter of deaths in India

Study published in Lancet Global Health reveals new trends in cardiovascular diseases in India Death due to cardiovascular disease is on the rise in India....

India ranks 145 out of 195 countries in healthcare access

An analysis published in The Lancet also finds wide disparities across states Healthcare access in India has become better between 1990 and 2016 but the...

God’s own country is haven for deadly Nipah virus

A virus carried by fruit bats claims 10 lives in KeralaTen people have died from a rare virus, named Nipah, in Kerala. Nine others...

ICMR issues guidelines for Diabetes after a decade

India is home to the second highest number of diabetes patients in the world. ICMR today issued standard treatment guidelines against diabetes after almost a...

Cut-off for NEET PG, superspeciality lowered by 15 percentile

The move to lower NEET cut-off by 15 percentile will benefit 18000 students If you are planning to appear for NEET PG or superspeciality examinations...

About 20K people living with Hemophilia in India, actual figures could...

In the spirit of sharing of knowledge - the theme this World Hemophilia Day - we at Medibulletin have put together an explainer on...

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Smells good! 2 mins of that smell & you may not...

Study shows smelling your favourite indulgent food for long may help avoid it Just a whiff of fried food may entice you to order a...

Glued to your mobile phone all day? Beware of ‘text neck’

Researchers warn about the possibilities of neck pain because of excessive mobile use A large majority of the world's 3.4 billion smartphone users are putting...

Every 10th kid & every 6th adult is victim of antibiotic...

Michigan Medicine study published in British Medical Journal highlights extent of antibiotic overuse One in 10 children and about one in six adults with private...