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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...

World Autism Day: India isn’t still sure of its numbers

There are many studies in limited survey population that give varying estimates of autism incidence. Lack of statistics hobbles policymakingExactly 20 years ago, Dustin...

India leads in antibiotic use, it’s a resistance red flag

New study reveals antibiotic use in India doubled between 2000 and 2015Antibiotic consumption in India has increased the fastest in the southeast Asian region,...

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