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Heart disease is the leading killer of Indian adults
"These innovations represent very important progress in the fight to end AIDS in children.”
According to Census 2011, 53% of India's population is in their reproductive age group (15- 49 years). One of five persons
Medical innovation in the pharmaceutical industry has resulted in positive results that have undeniably benefited patients
Two new studies are finally helping answer the question.
Citizens have been asked to avoid highly-polluted areas.
A 30-year-old man died of cerebral malaria on Sunday evening.
The government must attract private investment in the healthcare sector through incentives such as tax benefits, underwriting and facilitating bank loans to supplement care in remote and underserved regions. Unless national investments are made to mitigate the costs associated with NCDs today, the damage will increase multi-fold.
Since time immemorial, the healthcare industry has been driven by two factors--medical expertise and cost--with the patient and care-taker always having to toe the line. Now with significant advances in technology, the patient is becoming increasingly empowered to actively participate in charting the course of his/her healthcare.
India is currently enjoying a 'demographic dividend', which means it has a higher labour force than the population dependent on it. While this may appear a reason for blissful complacency, it must be remembered that by the latter half of the century India will have an increasingly aging population, yet the country lacks a social security net adequate for the needs of its people.
Last year, India contributed 2 percent of the 2.1 million suspected reactions added to VigiBase, the WHO's global database
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