Tag Archives: India

Global Competition Shows Technology Aids Weight Loss

Global Competition Shows Technology Aids Weight Loss

  Miami, United States – A friendly international competition to encourage exercise using pedometers and online tools was successful in helping people lose weight and improve their fitness over the course ...

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Millions Die from Air Pollution, Mainly in China, India

Millions Die from Air Pollution, Mainly in China, India

  Washington, United States – Air pollution kills more than 5.5 million people around the world each year, with over half of those deaths occurring in fast-growing China and India, researchers ...

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As Population Soars, India Battles to Tame Malnutrition

As Population Soars, India Battles to Tame Malnutrition

  Darbhanga, India – As another dangerously underweight toddler balances precariously on his set of scales, Dr Om Prakash knows he has to move fast to avert tragedy. “The children who ...

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Fake Medicine Worth $7 Million Seized Across Asia: Interpol

Fake Medicine Worth $7 Million Seized Across Asia: Interpol

  Lyon, France – Interpol seized counterfeit drugs worth $7 million in September in an operation encompassing 13 Asian countries, the international police organisation said. Medication including antibiotics, anti-hypertension pills and ...

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Nepal Shortages Put Millions of Children at Risk: UNICEF

Nepal Shortages Put Millions of Children at Risk: UNICEF

  Kathmandu, Nepal – Severe shortages of food and vaccines due to border protests have left millions of children in quake-hit Nepal at risk of disease or death this winter, UNICEF ...

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Saving Lives One Nation at a Time

Saving Lives One Nation at a Time

  Aster DM Healthcare is one of the fastest growing private sector healthcare providers in the Middle East and India. Founded in 1987, the Dubai-headquartered healthcare conglomerate now operates a ...

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Botched Cataract Surgery Blinds 14 in India

Botched Cataract Surgery Blinds 14 in India

  Mumbai, India – At least 14 people in western India have lost sight in one eye after botched cataract surgeries, doctors and officials said, the latest example of poor medical care ...

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Delhi Hospitals Struggle with Dengue Overload

Delhi Hospitals Struggle with Dengue Overload

  New Delhi, India – Hospitals in the Indian capital struggled Wednesday to cope with a flood of patients suffering from dengue fever as the Delhi government warned against turning away ...

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Delhi Orders Extra Hospital Beds After Dengue Outbreak

Delhi Orders Extra Hospital Beds After Dengue Outbreak

  New Delhi, India – New Delhi’s government ordered Monday 1,000 extra beds in hospitals to treat dengue patients, as the Indian capital reels from the worst outbreak of the mosquito-borne ...

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