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Kanpur Waste Forcing Village Youth Into Bachelorhood
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Kanpur Waste Forcing Village Youth Into Bachelorhood

According to the residents of villages near Kanpur, eligible youngsters in the village are apparently not getting marriage proposals as they are afflicted with communicable diseases from the filth and malodour in and around villages due to the lack of proper waste management system ...
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West Bengal Government And UNICEF Set A Five Step Agenda To Fight Malnutrition In The State
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West Bengal Government And UNICEF Set A Five Step Agenda To Fight Malnutrition In The State

The topmost priority in the five-step agenda, laid down by the West Bengal government and UNICEF to address malnutrition, is empowering families, children and young people to demand nutritious food by improving nutrition education ...
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Obesity Aggravates Major Leading Causes Of Death, But Risks Are Different For Men, Women
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Obesity Aggravates Major Leading Causes Of Death, But Risks Are Different For Men, Women

As rates of obesity continue to grow worldwide, scientists have begun to suspect that excess weight might lead to or exacerbate other causes of death besides heart disease and type 2 diabetes ...
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This Mid-day Meal Initiative Is Changing Lives Of Over 60,000 School Children In Rajasthan’s Alwar
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This Mid-day Meal Initiative Is Changing Lives Of Over 60,000 School Children In Rajasthan’s Alwar

Havells India's CSR project started supplying mid-day meals to school children in Alwar way back in 2005, today the programme feeds over 60,000 number of children in government schools every day and hopes to add another 30,000 soon ...
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Other Than Junk Food, Here's Another Factor That Can Cause Childhood Obesity
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Other Than Junk Food, Here’s Another Factor That Can Cause Childhood Obesity

Obesity is increasing at a 2.3 per cent rate each year among school-aged children, which is unacceptably high and indicates worrisome prospects for the next generation's health, the study stated ...
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Global Warming Likely To Increase Illnesses Caused By Undernutrition: Study
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Global Warming Likely To Increase Illnesses Caused By Undernutrition: Study

‘Climate change is one of the biggest threats to the reduction of hunger and undernutrition,’ states a new study ...
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Maternal, Infant Health Improves In India With Community-Based Health Programmes: Study
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Maternal, Infant Health Improves In India With Community-Based Health Programmes: Study

As per the recent study done by the researchers, mother, baby health improved in India, Nigeria, and Ethiopia with community-based health programs ...
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Swasth Report Card: Uttarakhand Drops In Health Index Rankings As The State Performs ‘Poorly’ In Most Indicators
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Swasth Report Card: Uttarakhand Drops In Health Index Rankings As The State Performs ‘Poorly’ In Most Indicators

With the central government think-tank Niti Ayog reporting a deterioration in Uttarakhand’s health performance in the last two years, here is a quick look at the health parameters of the Himalayan state ...
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Swasth Report of Madhya Pradesh: Mortality Rates And Most Malnutrition Parameters Show A Downward Trend
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Swasth Report of Madhya Pradesh: Mortality Rates And Most Malnutrition Parameters Show A Downward Trend

One of the unhealthiest state of the country, Madhya Pradesh despite improvements is failing to keep pace with the overall country’s performance in reducing mortality, malnutrition and anaemia among children ...
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Swasth Report Of Haryana: The State Lags Behind Despite A Drop In Malnutrition, As Anaemia And Diarrhoea Cases Rise
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Swasth Report Of Haryana: The State Lags Behind Despite A Drop In Malnutrition, As Anaemia And Diarrhoea Cases Rise

Haryana was named as one of the best incremental performing states in Niti Aayog’s Health index report however the state’s performance in National Health and Family Survey 4 shows that it needs to work on bringing down instances of Anaemia and Diarrhoea cases ...
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Vitamin D Deficiency May Lead To Muscle Weakness, Reports A Study
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Vitamin D Deficiency May Lead To Muscle Weakness, Reports A Study

Analysing the muscle strength of over 4,000 adults aged 60 years, Trinity College, Dublin in Ireland found that prevalence of muscle weakness was twice as high among the subjects with vitamin D deficiency compared with ones that have vitamin D adequacy ...
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68 Per Cent Of Child Deaths Under Five Years In India Caused By Malnutrition In 2017: Study
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68 Per Cent Of Child Deaths Under Five Years In India Caused By Malnutrition In 2017: Study

Here are the key findings from the India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative’s report on disease burden of child and maternal malnutrition and trends in the states of India from 1990 to 2017 ...
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