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New initiatives needed against water-borne diseases: Sachin Tendulkar

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 19:59

Sachin Tendulkar has expressed his concern and has come forward to bat against water-borne diseases. He called for eradication of water-borne diseases and said that Indian research institutions should come up with new initiatives against the mortality among children due to such diseases.

Reduce maternal, child deaths: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 18:20

Laying stress on reducing the number of maternal and child deaths in accordance with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Saturday asked doctors of a city hospital to be "zero tolerant" of inefficiency and "pro-active" in performing their duties.

Poverty, child, maternal deaths high in India: UN report

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 08:44

India continues to battle poverty, child and maternal deaths, according to a United Nations report on the Millennium Development Goals that said while several key global targets have been met, more sustained effort is needed to cover disparities by the 2015 deadline.

Harsh Vardhan outlines key to reduce maternal and child deaths

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 10:09

Asserting that the goal of ending preventable child and maternal deaths by 2035 is well within reach, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has outlined six key actions to accelerate achieve this goal.

Monsoon Special: How to keep your little ones safe and healthy!

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 22:09

The cool breeze and the refreshing rains in monsoons come as a huge relief after the hot summer season. But these gleeful moments can also bring along humidity, mosquitoes, diseases, etc, which in turn can give you a lot of anxiety and worries regarding your little one`s health.

Child abuse could lead to permanent brain damage

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 16:05

Child abuse can reduce the volume of grey matter in the brain that is responsible for processing information, a new study has found.

Get enough sleep to protect your kids from obesity

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 23:06

Wish to protect your children from obesity? Then, make sure that you get enough sleep everyday as a new study has linked parental sleep to children`s health.

What puts mother and child at greater risk for preterm birth

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 10:29

Researchers have demonstrated that women who have shorter birth spacing between the last delivery and their next conception have shorter pregnancy lengths, which puts mother and child at a greater risk for preterm birth.

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