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icddr,b honoured with humanitarian award icddr,b honoured with humanitarian award

Hilton Foundation President and CEO Peter Laugharn in his address lauds icddr,b’s role in public health research and innovation


Knowledge and practices of handwashing ‘abysmally poor’: study Knowledge and practices of handwashing ‘abysmally poor’: study

Handwashing with soap at five critical times are estimated to reduce diarrhoeal diseases by 47 per cent


Extra food supplements must to offset protein deficiency: Study Extra food supplements must to offset protein deficiency: Study

According to a study by research firm IMRB, Lucknow is most protein-deficient city with 90% of its population suffering from protein deficiency


President asks physicians not to make cut-throat business President asks physicians not to make cut-throat business

Abdul Hamid also stresses the need for ensuring modern and world-standard medical education so that the students can acquire time-befitting knowledge


Child and teen obesity spreading across the globe World's children rapidly turning obese

Obese children are likely to become obese adults, putting them at risk of serious health problems


Global cost of obesity-related illness to hit $1.2 trillion Global cost of obesity-related illness to hit $1.2 trillion

Obesity and smoking are the two main drivers behind the soaring numbers of cancers, heart attacks, strokes and diabetes worldwide


New test identifies antibiotic-resistant bacteria in 30 minutes New test identifies antibiotic-resistant bacteria in 30 minutes

The new test that identifies antibiotic-resistant bacteria could help reduce the spread of superbug bacteria


Breast cancer tied to bacterial imbalances: Study Breast cancer tied to bacterial imbalances: Study

Researchers have found that the bacterial composition of breast tissue of healthy women are different from that of women with breast cancer


Drinking more water may ward off UTIs in women Drinking more water may ward off UTIs in women

A new study suggests that drinking an additional three pints of water may reduce the recurrence of UTIs in women


Most of world's honey contaminated by pesticides: Swiss study "Most of world's honey contaminated by pesticides"

Researchers intended to analyze the samples for five commonly used neonicotinoids -- acetamiprid, clothianidin, imidacloprid, thiacloprid


Eating bananas, avocados daily may prevent heart disease: Study Eating bananas, avocados daily may prevent heart disease: Study

Foods that are rich in potassium reduces vascular calcification and prevent both heart and kidney disease


Legalising marijuana can increase use: French study Legalising marijuana can increase use

In Uruguay, which in July becomes the first country to legalise marijuana nationwide, "all the indicators of use have risen", including among teens


An hour of exercise a week can kill depression: Study An hour of exercise a week can kill depression: Study

The team found that 12 per cent of cases of depression could have been prevented if participants undertook just one hour of physical activity each wee


Childhood bullying anxiety declines over time, study says

Childhood bullying anxiety 'goes away'

Children and young people needed access to specialist mental health professions who could provide the right services to meet their needs


Drinking black tea may help you lose weight Drinking black tea may help you lose weight

Both green and black teas are prebiotics, substances that induce the growth of good microorganisms that contribute to a person's well-being

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