The device is currently made at a cost of Rs 5,500 but researchers feel that when the device is produced at a commercial scale, the cost could come down to Rs1,500.

After a World Health Organisation report ranked Mumbai as the fourth most polluted megacity in the world, an Air Quality Index (AQI) data released by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB)

The objective of this research is to generate new evidence on financial implications of medicines out-of-pocket (OOP) payments for households. Another objective is to investigate which disease conditions contributed to a significant proportion of households’ financial burden.

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Although most countries have seen a fall in smoking rates, only a minority of countries look set to meet global and national commitments to cut tobacco use in over 15s by 30 per cent by 2025 reveals this new WHO report.

According to the National Family Health Survey, the infant mortality rate (IMR) in India stands at 34 per 1000 live births.

We all take multivitamins to provide our body with additional nutrients other than the meager quantity we get from our adulterated foods.

Indore: About one per cent youngsters in Indore, below 35 years of age, are suffering from cardiac disease, experts say.

Nearly 10 per cent of sudden deaths in our country are due to cardiac arrests.

It lags behind neighbours China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan but is ahead of Nepal, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

52-year-old Meera Sharma was suffering from persistent headaches and much to her surprise, no amount of self medication helped her.

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