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Diabetes; The Urgent Need for Dietary Solutions

India is grappling with a diabetes epidemic, with over a million people affected by this metabolic condition. A recent Lancet study supported by the ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) highlights the alarming and continuously rising prevalence of metabolic health conditions, including diabetes.

843 Million May Suffer Lower Back Pain by 2050

Low back pain has become a global health crisis, affecting over 600 million people worldwide and ranking as the primary cause of disability. The alarming projection, based on a June 2023 study published in The Lancet Rheumatology, suggests that the number of individuals suffering from lower back pain could escalate to a staggering 843 million by 2050. This distressing trend calls for immediate action to address the burden of this condition, which can be significantly reduced through targeted efforts and preventive strategies.

Eight Interventions to Prevent Stillbirths    

An estimated 5,66,000 stillbirths and 5.2 million babies a year could be prevented from being born preterm if eight low-cost and easily implementable proven interventions for pregnant women are carried out in 81 low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

Soccer Players At Heightened Risk of Neuro diseases

Elite male Soccer Players were 1.5 times more likely to develop neurodegenerative disease compared to population controls, said an observational study published in The Lancet Public Health journal.

One Health Approach is What the World Needs

The world needs a ‘One Health’ approach with human, animal and environmental health organisations working together to prevent, monitor and respond to...

Racism, discrimination Leads to Health Inequalities 

Racism, xenophobia, and discrimination adversely affect health across all ages, leading to health inequities, according to Lancet. In its...

Europe Needs More Cancer Care or Could Face Cancer Epidemic

Europe will see a cancer epidemic in the next decade if weaknesses in cancer health systems and cancer research are not urgently...

Despite Increased Usage, Contraceptive Gaps Persist

Despite the world seeing major increases in contraception use since 1970, a wide gap remains across the world. In a new study...

More Risk Of Dying Of Eye cancer in Low Income Countries

Children in low income countries are at 16 per cent higher risk of dying of eye cancer retinoblastoma at any time within...

Younger People At Higher Risk From Alcohol

We all know that alcohol consumption is bad for the health. Is there any difference in the effect of alcohol consumption based...