In 2013, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, household air pollution from solid fuels, unsafe water sources and smoking were the top avoidable risks associated with health loss and a significant

Around 9.5% of total population above 18 years of age in the state have blood glucose level greater than or equal to 110mg/dl, says a recently released Clinical, Anthropometric and Biochemical (CAB

DHS has come up with revised policies and guidelines to fight H1N1, dengue and leptospirosis.

Even short term exposure to particulate matter and nitric dioxide (NO2) air pollution, that originate predominantly from the combustion of fossil fuels such as emissions from industrial plants or v

JAIPUR: At a time when a large section of population is suffering from anemia, there are also those who are obese and are inviting health related problems like diabetes and hypertension.

PUNE: For the dengue-causing Aedes aegypti mosquito, which has a very short flight and feeds on multiple hosts, high-rise buildings in the city with hundreds of flats offer a haven, say experts.

The hospital stay of the patients ranged from a day to 41 days. On an average, a patient spent 7.69 days at the hospital.

MUMBAI: Tuberculosis, hypertension and diabetes have emerged among the top killers of 2014-15, showing how maximum city is at the receiving end of both infectious and lifestyle diseases.

AHMEDABAD: In the first such survey of lifestyle diseases in major AMC-run general hospitals and public health centers in Ahmedabad, the civic body has come across hypertension and diabetes cases r

The number of patients who die of heart failure at AIIMS is 30.8 per cent compared to 4-7 per cent in the US and Europe, the study says.