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Poor diets threaten health more than malaria, TB, measles: UN

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) co-authored the report titled ‘Preventing nutrient loss and waste across the food system: Policy actions for high-quality diets’. It urged policymakers to reduce food loss and waste to improve access to nutritious and healthy food as it concluded that regularly eating poor-quality ... Read More »

NBCC inks pact with Health and Family Welfare to buy out HSCC

NBCC (India) and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare have signed the Share Purchase Agreement on November 06, 2018 for the transfer of 100% share holding of HSCC to NBCC. NBCC (India) is one of the few public sector companies engaged in the business of project management consultancy services for ... Read More »

HGS’ AxisPoint Health earns Health Call Center URAC Reaccreditation

Hinduja Global Solutions’ (HGS) AxisPoint Health has earned URAC reaccreditation in Health Call Center for its GuidePoint solution, a clinically and analytically driven nurse advice, navigation, and member engagement service. URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. AxisPoint Health’s nurse advice solutions have ... Read More »

Health of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem

A Montana State University study of Yellowstone National Park and the surrounding area shows that increased population and density, as well as a changing climate, are affecting the overall ecological health of the region. “The study quantified trends in the condition of 35 ecological ‘vital signs’ dealing with snow, rivers, ... Read More »

Analyzing roadside dust to identify potential health concerns

Everyone knows that cars contribute to air pollution. And when most people consider the source, exhaust is usually what comes to mind. However, new research led by the University of Pennsylvania’s Reto Gieré, working with collaborators across the world, is helping to illuminate another significant culprit when it comes to ... Read More »

What Anglo Saxon teeth can tell us about modern health

Evidence from the teeth of Anglo Saxon children could help identify modern children most at risk from conditions such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Researchers from the University of Bradford found that analysis of milk teeth of children’s skeletons from a 10th Century site in Northamptonshire, England, gave a ... Read More »

Health Minister JP Nadda unveils PM Jan Arogya Yojana logo

Giving power point presentation on ‘Ayushman Bharat, the Health Minister JP Nadda said that work is very much on track to launch the flagship health insurance scheme on Septemeber 25, on the birth anniversary of  Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya.  More than 10 crore poor & vulnerable families will get the ... Read More »