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- Nations lagging behind in energy goals set in 2015
Cairo: More than 150 million people are gaining access to electricity every year, reducing the ranks of those who live without power, but this is not
- World Health Organization plagued by travel expense abuses
London: The World Health Organization (WHO) spent nearly USD 192 million on travel expenses last year, with staffers sometimes breaking the agency'
- Hyderabad: Emergency treatment critical in snakebite
Hyderabad: Nearly 50 per cent cases of snakebites have been observed to cause death and disability and therefore, it is critical that pre-hospitalisat
- Healthy lifestyle can reduce chances of dementia
Washington: While dementia is affecting people worldwide, many people can escape or reduce the risk of this cognitive disorder by adopting a healthy l
- Here’s How You Can Stave off Dementia: WHO Issues Guidelines
According to the WHO report, about 50 million people currently have dementia, and Alzheimer's disease is the most common type.
- How much coffee is too much?
This is the first time an upper limit has been placed on safe coffee consumption and cardiovascular health.
- Taiwan to improve ties with India, official says, despite Chinese disfavour
Taiwan will strengthen ties with India's new government, a top official of the self-ruled island said, despite China's continuing efforts to isolate i
- India's alcohol intake up by 38pc in seven years: Lancet Study
The study measured per capita alcohol consumption using data from the WHO and the Global Burden of Disease study.
- China, India boost global booze binge: Study
By 2030 half of all adults worldwide will drink alcohol, and almost a quarter will binge drink at least once a month, according to projections coverin
- Smart tech to help address challenges in healthcare
The US is exploring how to own patients’ life cycles and keep them healthy, which marks a movement away from ‘sick care’ or ‘pay per episode m
- Substandard drugs are a bigger problem for India than fakes
A review of the annual reports of the country’s top 10 pharma companies shows that words like “counterfeit”, “spurious" or “fake” drugs do
- UN warns of worsening humanitarian situation in Libya
Tripoli: Fierce fighting for control of Libya's capital that has already displaced tens of thousands of people threatens to bring a further worsen
- World Health Organization issues screen time norms for kids
United Nations: Infants under the age of one year should not be exposed to electronic screens at all and “sedentary” screen time for child
- WHO sets screen time for infants and kids, says physical activity is must
The guidelines were issued as part of a campaign to tackle the global obesity crisis and ensure that young children grow up fit and well.
- 2.9 million children in India miss first dose of measles vaccine: UNICEF
India has 2.9 million children who have missed out on the first dose of measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017 despite over 80 per cent of immunisation
- 1st malaria vaccine launched in Malawi
Geneva: The world’s first malaria vaccine has been launched in Malawi after concerted efforts of over 30 years to protect children from the dead
- Drivers using mobile four times more likely to have accident: WHO report
Drivers who use mobile phones while at the wheel are four times more likely to be involved in accidents, according to the World Health Organisation. I