Tuesday, 6 December, 2022
TopicNon-communicable diseases

Topic: non-communicable diseases

Treatment of diseases like cancer, diabetes significantly hit by Covid in Odisha, study says

A study published in IJMR says routine treatment of non-communicable diseases was hindered due to the pandemic and patients in urban areas faced more difficulty than those in rural areas.

98.4% adults eat inadequate amount of fruits & vegetables, 1 in 5 overweight — govt survey

The Non-Communicable Disease Monitoring Survey report noted that 41.3% adults and 25.2% adolescents were not physically active.

Kerala Covid surge not linked to ‘errors’, can’t stop spread — ‘rockstar’ minister Shailaja

In an exclusive interview to ThePrint, Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja said there are demographic and epidemiological reasons that make the state vulnerable to Covid.

Non-communicable diseases cause 61% of all deaths in India annually, says WHO report

Non-communicable diseases, which account for 41 million deaths globally every year, include cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.