Health in news on April 17

Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and developments around health

By DTE Staff
Published: Tuesday 17 April 2018
Credit: Jyotsna Singh
Credit: Jyotsna Singh Credit: Jyotsna Singh

Japanese heart disease Takotsubo syndrome affects Kolkata woman

The syndrome, much like heart failure, was first discovered in Japan in the 90s and was said to be the main reason for early death of Japanese citizens.

Making Aadhaar mandatory to avail angandwadi benefits will spur malnutrition cases

Activists in Pune want the state government to remove the notification making Aadhaar mandatory for all anganwadi children to avail the benefits

Diabetes and hypertension are Mumbai’s top ailments

Data on over 73.74 lakh patients in Mumbai’s civic hospitals shows that psychiatric disorders, diabetes and hypertension are the top three ailments.

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