More than six million people lost their lives due to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in India in 2016 and Ischemic heart disease being one of the root causes of these deaths.

While cardiovascular disorders are blamed for 25 per cent of deaths in India, health experts say a new emerging trend shows that noise pollution is also leading to cardiovascular disease burden.

Apart from focussing on lifestyle ailments, the report also highlighted on the shortage of trained staff in MCD and government hospitals

CHENNAI: Facing a serious dearth of quality data that in turn hampers formulation of policy and legislation on dealing with non-communicable diseases, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

Salem: Young Indians (Yi), an initiative of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), organised an awareness programme on health hazards caused by excessive honking here on Tuesday.

At least 10 people die every day in Delhi of tuberculosis, a curable disease, exposing a huge healthcare deficit in the national capital. Nearly 47% of the deaths are of people in the productive age group of 15 to 44 years.

Lifestyle diseases such as hypertension and diabetes are no longer just urban phenomena.

Patients reaching hospitals at a later stage a major reason for this, says a contributor to the global study

As a partner in nurturing children along with the parents, schools should take the responsibility of health management for students.

Heart failure (HF) is a major cause of disability and premature mortality. Heart failure is a condition where heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the body's requirements.

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