Procurement of growth-monitoring devices, smartphones for anganwadis 'not up to mark': NITI Aayog
According to the transcript of the meeting of the National Council of Nutritional Challenges, NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar said five states had still not procured smartphones and 14 states were yet to procure even the essential monitoring devices.
Malnutrition behind 69 per cent deaths among children below 5 years in India: UNICEF report
Urban India is moving into an unhealthy food snac...
Nutrition survey finds rising diabetes risk in children
One percent of school-age children and adolescents were diabetic and three percent of...
Anaemia, high haemoglobin levels can increase risk of developing dementia
High levels, just like low, can also be a sign of a health problem.
Kids’ fees to EMIs: Jet Airways staffers’ worries soar
Since January, Jet has deferred pay cheques for those in the high-income bracket but in March, salaries dried up for everyone.
Stunting declines to 34.7% in 2017-18 from 38.4% in 2015-16
As per the NFHS-4 (2015-16) data, stunting of children in the age group of 0-6 years declined to 38.4 per cent in 2015-16 from 48 per cent in 2004-05.
Infections, anemia, psoriasis: What nails can reveal about your health
The shape, texture and colour of your nails can speak volumes about your overall health.
Scared of needles? New smartphone app can detect anaemia
The app uses photos of a person's fingernails to accurately measure haemoglobin in their blood.
India cannot afford to have generations of stunted children: Maneka Gandhi
Gandhi, while chairing the second meeting of national council on India's nutrition challenges, said the states also need to identify people who could be benefited by the 'Poshan Abhiyan'.
Swelling of hands & feet, fatigue, irritability: Everything you need to know about sickle cell disease
The symptoms aggravate due to dehydration, infection and hypoxia.
India 170th country for anemia among women, says global report
India is ranked 114th in terms of under-five stunting prevalence, 120th in terms of under-five wasting prevalence and 170th in terms of anemia prevalence in women.
New multi-nutrient supplement to fight anemia among children
The multi-nutrient mixture has been developed by National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad to deal with high prevalence of anemia among children.
Nagarahole tiger at Mysore Zoo is suffering from anemia
The Nagarahole tiger, who is recuperating at the Mysore Zoo, has now lost its fractured digit of right forelimb. He is diagnosed with anemia and liver problems and the zoo vets have put him on antibiotics.
After busy day in Kyoto, Narendra Modi arrives in Tokyo for summit talks
Dressed in a white kurta pyjama and bandhgala, Modi first went to the Toji temple with Abe, who flew down to Kyoto specially to receive the Indian leader.
Most states won't meet Poshan Abhiyaan targets to curb child malnutrition: Study
Some of the states, which have reported the worst cases include Rajasthan, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Assam and Tripura.
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