Health in news on May 16

By DTE Staff
Published: Wednesday 16 May 2018
Credit: Bill Smith/Flickr
Credit: Bill Smith/Flickr Credit: Bill Smith/Flickr

Children in Hyderabad increasingly suffer from hypertension

Cases of hypertension among children is found to be on a rapid rise in the city, shows a preventive medical screening test conducted by a non-governmental organisation.

Scientists aim to predict dengue severity, mortality

Scientists at the Pune-based National Institute of Virology have studied hundreds of patients and zeroed in on a formula to predict disease severity and mortality in dengue-affected patients.

Incidental diagnosis shows children have obesity

There has been a substantial increase in the number of children getting detected for obesity via incidental diagnosis in past five to seven years in Bathinda

FSSAI looks at global norms to finalise labelling regulations

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India is looking at global models adopted by various countries for labelling standards of packaged foods. 






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