The report presents, for the first time, the contribution of various food groups to the total energy, proteins, fats and carbohydrates from the dietary data of two large-scale surveys in India that used 24-hour recall method.

Hyderabad: Women exposed to higher air pollution levels are more at risk of hypertension, says a recent study. The study covered 5,531 adults from 28 peri-urban villages near Hyderabad.

Exposure to higher levels of indoor air pollution in India is associated with an increased risk of hypertension among women, according to a study.

Motorcycle-borne trained paramedic and nurse would be the first responders

A single blood pressure reading may result in faulty diagnosis of high blood pressure and unnecessary prescription of medication.

We need a model of agricultural growth that will value local good food production and not have to first "chemicalise" and then learn better

PATNA: The state transport department has put up stickers on city buses, cars and autorickshaws to create awareness about its monthlong no honking drive — ‘Zara Sochein’.

The increasing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) on health facilities demands greater multi-sectoral actions for the implementation of NCD prevention activities.

The quality of housing has major implications for people’s health. Poor housing is associated with a wide range of health conditions such as respiratory diseases including asthma, cardiovascular diseases, injuries, mental health and infectious diseases including tuberculosis, influenza and diarrhoea. .

A study conducted on a survey done on 837 people across four major cities reveals that belly fat owing to lifestyle changes leads to heart risk.

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