Climate change may cause conflict, violence: Study
Climate change may cause conflict, violence: Study

 Climate change presents substantial threats to physical and mental health, and may also create social instability, conflict and violence, a new study has revealed.

Centre to collaborate with Ramdev in finding cure of malnutrition: Juel Oram

The Centre will identify and document medicinal herbs helpful in treatment of malnutrition in collaboration with yoga guru Ramdev and his aide Balkrishna.

Gujarat Chief Minister refutes UNICEF's malnutrition data

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel refuted media reports based on data from United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) survey on malnutrition and claimed that figures quoted by these reports are ten years old.

More than 627 kids struggling for lives due to malnutrition

More than 627 kids across the district are struggling for their lives due to malnutrition, despite sustained efforts by the Maharashtra state government and tall claims of the District Health Department, as per official data released here today.

Undernourished children, pregnant women given only Rs 5 govt aid

Undernourished children and pregnant women were given only Rs 5 as government aid.

DNA: A reality check of Delhi's Anganwadi scheme

The Anganwadi scheme is a primary social welfare scheme to tackle malnutrition and health problems in children below 6 years of age. Let's see how this scheme fares in Delhi.

Arm girth more reliable indicator of malnutrition

Measuring the circumference of the arm of children can lead to better diagnosis of malnutrition than weight-based measurements, says a study.

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Bihar: Grains left to rot in open

In another case of the big grain drain, huge amounts of grains was found rotting in open.

Chhattisgarh scientists develop high-zinc rice to fight malnutrition

Scientists here have developed a high zinc-enriched variety of rice that is expected to play a crucial role in fighting malnutrition in tribal-dominated Chhattisgarh where nearly seven lakh children are still malnourished.

Address malnutrition and infant mortality rate issues: Rajasthan minister

Rajasthan's Women and Child Development Minister Anita Bhadel has asked the anganwadi workers to work with full dedication to address the "serious" issues of malnutrition, maternal and infant mortality rate.

Malnutrition in early pregnancy leaves lasting impact on kids

Adverse effects of mother`s malnutrition during the first 10 weeks of pregnancy can be seen in their children even at age 59, says a new study.

Centre explores partnership with Bill Gates Foundation on malnutrition

The central government on Friday said it was exploring a potential partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to address India's burden of maternal and childhood malnutrition.

India has third-highest number of obese people: Study

India has the third-highest number of obese and overweight people (11 percent of adolescents, and 20 percent of all adults) after US and China, a recent study mapping global malnutrition trends has revealed.

Malnourished children prone to diabetes, heart disease as adults

A new study in baboons sheds light on why people who are malnourished in early childhood often experience poor health as adults.

'Ignoring climate change could increase nutrition disorders'

 Ignoring climate change could exacerbate nutrition deficiency disorders in South Asia, particularly in women and children, experts said on Thursday.

Malnutrition major cause of tribal infant deaths: Kerala govt
Malnutrition major cause of tribal infant deaths: Kerala govt

Kerala government Tuesday said lack of effective implementation of health packages by officials concerned and malnutrition of pregnant women were the major causes of frequent infant deaths in Attappady, one of the largest tribal settlements in the state.

Gujarat has over 6.5 lakh malnourished kids: State government

The Gujarat government today admitted here that more than 6.5 lakh children suffer from malnutrition across the state.

'By 2050, 20% jump possible in risk of hunger due to climate change'
'By 2050, 20% jump possible in risk of hunger due to climate change'

The risk of hunger and malnutrition could increase by 20 per cent due to climate change by 2050, endangering the lives of millions of people, a UN agency has warned.