These data, from the 2015 Rural Health Statistics (RHS), indicate how successive UP governments have neglected affordable, accessible and quality healthcare for the 200 million people
Mexico has declared a public health emergency over the rapid increase in obesity and diabetes.
E-cigarette use is exploding among young people and is now "a major public health concern," the US Surgeon General warned Thursday, sparking disagreement from experts in Britain where the devices are seen more favorably.
Tapping into the Twitter stream could help researchers understand how healthy peoples lifestyles are and how to target improved public health, according to a recent study.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is set to sign a regulation this month banning smoking in public across Southeast Asia's second-most populous country, rolling out among the toughest anti-tobacco laws in the region.
Claimed to boost physical activity levels and promote public health, augmented reality game Pokemon Go's health benefits are just moderate as well as short-lived, researchers say.
A group of Harvard scientists has waged war against the low-fat diet myth, singling out the muffin as its first target.For decades, full fat has been cast as a villainous food group, with manufacturers clamoring ...
Whole grain foods may not always be healthy because the current norms for labelling them as such are inconsistent and possibly misleading, says a new Harvard study.One of the most widely used industry criteria, the ...
One of the most respected medical journals in the world, 'The Lancet', has criticized the Indian government for ignoring the health sector in the country and warned about the risks that the country may face ...
Children exposed to tobacco smoke in early childhood adopt anti-social behaviour, engage in proactive and reactive aggression, and face conduct problems at school, even drop out at age 12, a research has showed.