In the next decade, breast cancer cases could double in Africa if action is not taken, according to a study released on Wednesday by the University of Edinburgh.

In an alarming new research study, researchers have stated that lung cancer mortality rates among women could increase by 43 per cent by 2030.

An estimated 32 million women and girls of reproductive age living in emergency situations, all of whom require sexual and reproductive health (SRH) information and services. This systematic review assessed the effect of SRH interventions, including the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) on a range of health outcomes from the onset of emergencies.

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Study focuses on women; first time such research has been conducted in India

This report explores existing institutional linkages between gender, water and climate change in Uganda. Climate change is affecting water quantity and quality in Uganda and is an emerging major threat to health and well-being in the country.

A study of three villages in Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal, reveals that there is an alarming decline in female agricultural wage labour, resulting in de-feminisation, devastating poverty and outmigration of young boys and men in the Terai region. De-agrarianisation in combination with the revived patriarchal “good woman” ideology explains the crises of female wage labour. The Government of West Bengal’s Anandadhara programme seeks to integrate poor women into the financial flow through microcredit/self-helf groups.

HYDERABAD: A cardiovascular risk study done for the entire country by researchers of Harvard University along with Population Health Foundation of India revealed that people of Telangana and Andhra

In India, deaths due to AIDS have been reduced by nearly 55 per cent over the last decade and new HIV infections have been reduced by 66 per cent since 2000.

The most widely used antimalarial therapy may not fully treat some children and pregnant women, according to a new study.

NEW DELHI: The government is set to streamline the rules for blood donation for safety of both patients and donors.

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