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.

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.

Percentage Of Women Deaths Resulting From Diabetes And Blood Pressure Exceeded That Of Men In The State, Shows An Analysis Of Vital Statistics Reports Between The Years 2005 And 2015.

It was found that those in the 20-30 age group suffered from hypertension because of irregular sleeping pattern, untimely food habits and eating junk food.

Maternal mortality review data (2015-16) accessed by The Indian Express showed that maximum deaths (42 per cent) were of young mothers in age group 20-24 years.

India is set to embark on the largest-ever screening of its population for hypertension in one go.

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