Secretive. Exploitative. Is the market in Minor Forest Produce unmanageable? sopan joshi finds out
Most infant deaths in India occur on first day of birth
The country accounts for 29 per cent of the global deaths of newborns on their first day of birth
Cyclones, locust attacks: Climate disasters, COVID-19 pose dual challenge in South Asia
From flash floods in Pakistan to cyclone in Bay of Bengal, climate-related disasters have compounded COVID-19 crisis in South Asia
India’s sanitation campaign has not improved health of people: study
Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan did not help reduce exposure to faecal germs and diseases. Will Swachh Bharat Abhiyan fare any better?
One test to detect different types of cancers
Test distinguishes between healthy patients and those with cancer, based on the damage done to the DNA present in their white blood cells
India’s diabetes burden likely to increase
First phase nation-wide study finds diabetes prevalence highest in Chandigarh
Walking or cycling to work reduces health risks in India
Study makes case for investment in public transport, pedestrian and cycling routes
There is a logic to the idea of neglected diseases. Historically the diseases poor people get--largely in the poorer parts of the world--haven't …
ASHAs not enough to deliver healthcare to urban poor: study
'Women in urban slums need a basket of healthcare services to meet their needs'
'South Asia, Africa show poor progress towards MDGs'
India fares worse than Bangladesh and Nepal, says report
Many links missing in Patanjali’s claims of COVID-19 drugs
AYUSH ministry halts sales but experts question other government agencies too
Dengue grips Delhi: virus strain circulating this year more deadly
Serotype DENV 2 has returned after a gap of a few years, which could be a reason for higher number of cases this year
Crowdsourcing technology could ensure safety of drinking water in rural India
Research group develops a simple test kit that combines science and mobile phones