Last Updated: Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 20:08
By 2020 India will have more than 4.77 mn deaths a year due to cardiovascular disease and 2.58 mn deaths due to coronary heart diseases.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 23, 2012, 11:43
A sedentary lifestyle, lack of exercise and poor eating habits are making millions of urban Indians face a high risk of heart disease.
Last Updated: Friday, August 24, 2012, 15:36
The number of new annual HIV infections has declined by around 56 percent during the last decade in the country, the Lok Sabha was informed Friday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 09:05
The Indian government proposes to give away free medicines through government hospitals and health centres.
Last Updated: Friday, June 22, 2012, 11:43
Suicide has become the second leading cause of death of young people in India, which has one of the highest suicide rates in the world, according to a study published in Lancet.
Last Updated: Monday, November 14, 2011, 17:46
Pharmaceutical companies in the West have seized on developing countries like India over the past five years as a testing ground for drugs.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 09, 2011, 23:50
The new dietary dynamics are pushing people to diabetes, heart diseases and metabolic disorders.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 02, 2011, 19:42
As many as 72% of sexually active young people across the country have had sex with new partner without any protection.