There has been a four-point decline in the Under 5 Mortality Rate (U5MR) during 2013-14, said Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Tuesday.
Although the United States recently experienced a slight drop in maternal deaths, the nation's maternal mortality rate has risen steeply since 2000, a time when it was falling by more than a third globally.
A recent report by the National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4) showed that the mortality rate among children have gone down considerably in the past ten years.
A higher intake of proteins from animal sources, like processed and unprocessed red meats, eggs can lead to an increase in mortality rate in people living an unhealthy lifestyle and are obese or underweight, says ...
A global study on a range of health indicators released today has ranked India 143rd among 188 countries, citing various challenges, including mortality rates, malaria hygiene and air pollution.
While incidence and mortality rates from several common types of cancer in many high-income countries have gone down, many low-and middle-income countries have seen cancer rates rise.
People who drink regularly live longer than those who completely abstain from alcohol, a new study has found.Researchers found that those who did not consume any alcohol appeared to have a higher mortality rate, regardless ...
Operation results in same mortality rates as having lumps removed and undergoing radiotherapy, new study findsWomen with breast cancer who opt for a double mastectomy to beat the disease do not increase their chances of ...
Six Americans die from alcohol poisoning daily on average, and mortality rates are highest among middle-aged men, federal health authorities reported Tuesday.
World Health Organisation says procedure carries health risks, but does not improve mortality rates in countries where high numbers are performed.