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India sees light at the end of the tunnel as sex ratio improves and infant mortality rate comes down

Recent governement survey has shown considerable improvement in key health indicators

Published on 1st March 2017
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Nimmi Ramanujam's 'Pocket Culposcope' eliminates pain and could help women self-screen cervical cancer

The Indian-American professor and her team have developed the handheld, low-cost device which can be connected to a laptop or mobile phone

Published on 10th July 2017
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Campaign to address child health and malnutrition launched in Odisha

National Health Family Survey data reveals, 40 children (per 1000 live birth) still die within the first year of life, and 49 (per 1000 live birth) die before they reach 5 years of age

Published on 30th July 2017
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Why Anitha's death should make you hold a candle for Samacheer Kalvi: If it is that bad, how have some of the world's best doctors passed through TN's state syllabus and made it in life? 

If we don't want more Anithas, we must allow states to manage education and encourage quality education that does not make students dependent upon coaching classes

Published on 2nd September 2017
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Will IIT Madras lose all its deer? If they don't fix their waste problem, Forest Department threatens to relocate all animals on campus to Guindy Zoo

Over 500 animals including the endangered black buck and spotted deer have died inside the IIT Madras
campus since 2010 — prompting the NGT to threaten the relocation of all animals 

Published on 10th October 2017
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India's neglect of children keeps it from becoming a role model for their growth: UNICEF

An official said it was also heartening that in many parts of the country, children were taking a lead in becoming part of missions like the Swachh Bharat mission

Published on 24th November 2017
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This campaign set a record by unveiling the country’s largest cancer awareness ribbon at KIMS, Maharashtra

The people behind the Pink Street Campaign believe that students play a very important role in breast cancer awareness. Here's why 

Published on 13th March 2018
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These five lifestyle habits may add over 10 years to your life

Researchers found that women and men in the US who maintained the healthiest lifestyles were 82 percent less likely to die from cardiovascular disease

Published on 30th April 2018
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This IIT start-up will help other start-ups get their game right

YNOS Venture Engine will help early stage start-ups to get a complete understanding of the start-up environment and be good enough to get people to invest in them
 

Published on 30th May 2018
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Why WHO believes that Yoga can keep you from getting a heart attack young

For children aged 5-17 that means at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous-intensity activity daily. Adults require at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity weekly
 

Published on 20th June 2018
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Remembering Nam Jun Paik, the Father of Video Art through his popular works like 'Charlotte Moorman II'

Paik’s works are still exhibited around the world. A recent show at the MIT List Visual Arts Centre in Boston showcased some of his more popular installations such as the TV Cello (1976)

Published on 20th July 2018
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This doctor couple has been healing the tribal folk of Sittilingi in TN for over 2 decades

To boldly go where no sane doctor would go required some courage. Dr Regi George and Lalitha had all that and more as they have transformed the healthscape of the Kalrayan Hills. Akshaya Asokan traces

Published on 20th August 2018
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Research says digital games can help you exercise

The article reviewed eight studies of games for heart disease self-care, mostly done in Europe. Most of these studies reported positive health or behavioral outcomes.

Published on 19th September 2018
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UN report says child death declined faster in India over the past five years

According to the report, the gender gap in child survival has reduced almost four-fold in the last five years. However, an estimated 6.3 million children under 15 years of age died in 2017.

Published on 18th September 2018
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Malnourishment in growing India: Why you'll have to look very hard to find healthy kids in India Inc

Over the past 10 years, the number of stunted and underweight Indian kids have come down slightly but this has not had any major effect on the issue as a whole

Published on 26th September 2018

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