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  • Breastfeeding Key To Infant And Child Survival

    January 16, 2010 12:16 pm Published by

    Promoting something as simple as breastfeeding can reduce infant mortality by 11.6 per cent. But though India has among the worst infant and child mortality figures in the world, 75 per cent of the nation’s children are not breastfed from... View Article

  • Combating The Yoga Way

    January 9, 2010 3:30 pm Published by

    Diabetes, technically known as diabetes mellitus, is one of the most commonly-occurring diseases around the globe. Appallingly, India has the highest number of diabetics compared to any other country in the world. In this disease, there is uncontrolled increase of... View Article

  • India’s Tryst With e-Health

    December 26, 2009 5:54 pm Published by

    About 700 km from Bangalore, across a couple of remote villages in the Bidar district, a quiet revolution has been unfolding. No, not a political one, but a remarkable pilot project in telemedicine! Local paediatricians are using the iphone to... View Article

  • Swan Flu Assuming Monstrous Proportions

    December 19, 2009 1:08 pm Published by

    Slowly, but surely, the HINI virus is turning out to be deadly monster. All claims to have contained the deadly disease are proving to be false as each passing day the number of people falling victim to the disease only... View Article