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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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Epilepsy drugs increase pneumonia risk in Alzheimer’s patients

Study shows Alzheimer's patients on epilepsy drugs have twice the risk of pneumonia People with Alzheimer's disease using epilepsy drugs have twice the risk of...

Kids in conflict areas three times more likely to die of...

New UNICEF report highlights the challenges children in conflict areas face because of lack of clean water Children under the age of 15 living in...

New risk genes for osteoporosis hold promise of novel therapy

Scientists identified new risk genes for osteoporosis using latest data analytical tools Scientists have identified new risk genes for osteoporosis, the chronic bone-weakening condition that...