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Mother's height linked to child's health

A mother's height is a major factor in determining the health of the children. Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health have found a link between a mother's height and the health of her......

Modi @ Reliance hospital opening: 'Plastic surgeon may have fixed elephant's head on Ganesha'

Describing neonatal and maternal mortality rates as a matter of grave concern, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government wanted to effectively use its 'Make in India' and......

Modi and Obama set out to create a model for the world

Moving ahead with their new mantra -- Chalein Saath Saath: Forward Together We Go -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United States President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to deepen cooperation in......

'If he wears a topi he would look just like N D Tiwari'

This week, after years of denying it, octogenarian politician N D Tiwari publicly accepted that Rohit Shekhar is indeed his son. For Shekhar, the change of heart must also come with a legal......

Influential medical group in the US to attend PBD 2014

The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin will attend the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Delhi with an agenda to develop a plan to bring together NGOs and the government to provide access......

Modi govt has a progressive agenda for health: Melinda Gates

On a recent visit to India, Bill and Melinda Gates spoke with the author Chetan Bhagat about the philosophy behind their philanthropy at a public event titled "All Lives have Equal Value" on......

Most rural Indians can afford a toilet but don't want one

A household survey shows that they don’t think using a toilet is good for their health, pointing to the need for sanitation policies that focus on changing attitudes rather than just building......

Preventing adolescent pregnancy can add to India's economy

India could add $7.7 billion every year to its economic productivity if its young girls are able to study and work till their 20s instead of becoming mothers at an adolescent age, according to a UN......

Companies must invest more for CSR activities: Pilot

Expecting an annual CSR spending of Rs 15,000-20,000 crore (Rs 150-200 billion) by India Inc, Corporate Affairs Minister Sachin Pilot has asked companies to see the new law as an investment......

Insurers turn attention to wealthy with customised products

Apart from special services from banks for their wealth management needs, high net worth individuals (HNIs) are now getting offers from insurance companies, too.Apart from specialised personnel to......

  People speak for maternal and child health

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Q. what things one must consider while planning a baby?
:  A. Making the decision to start or add to a family is not a simple or easy one. Pregnancy will involve all aspects of your lives: emotional, physical,...... more

ankit shivam
Q. Will the viral fever spread from pregnant lady to the child inside?
Ankit Shivam:  A. Viral infections in pregnancy are major causes of maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. Infections can develop in the neonate...... more

priya sharma
Q. What are priorities of a middle aged person ?
Priya Sharma:  A. Middle-aged adults often show visible signs of aging such as loss of skin elasticity and graying of the hair. Physical fitness usually wanes, with...... more

kishore malhotra
Q. What is the difference between abortion and foeticide? Can both be tried under IPC?
Kishore Malhotra:  A. Abortion may be natural or induced. It may be naturally due to infections and harmonal reasons, external/mental trauma.It may have to be incuded...... more

Q. is any problem? if husband and wife\'s blood group are same?
MajorVLoganathan:  A. Blood group incompatibility is possible sometimes but not always. In some situations where wife is RH-ve husband is Rh+ve and child in the womb is...... more

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HP health panel stresses on need for good infrastructure

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'Himachal's health system needs manpower'

Himachal Pradesh's health system has gaps in its internal system and human resource that need to be filled in a planned manner, a top functionary... ...
Koel to work for stopping child marriage, infanticide

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