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Teens’ brains altered because of COVID pandemic

Global research has shown that the pandemic has negatively impacted young people’s mental health. Still, we were unsure of what, if anything, physical effects it was having on their brains: David Gotlib. In New Delhi: According to a recent study, pandemic-related stressors may have physically aged adolescents’ brains. According to the survey, the latest findings […]

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Insurance companies heave a sigh of relief as IRDAI eases norms

According to the insurance regulator, the changes will facilitate business operations and streamline the process of establishing an insurance company in India. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has announced that insurance promoters can now dilute their stake up to 26%. However, the dilution will only occur if the insurer is a […]

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India’s maternal mortality ratio (MMR) improved by 6 points: Reports

India has made a concerted effort to reduce preventable maternal deaths and provide quality, easily accessible maternal and newborn health services under the National Health Mission. To guarantee the delivery of healthcare services, particularly for the efficient implementation of maternal health programmes to achieve the designated MMR targets, the National Health Mission has made significant […]

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Obese Women

Obese women more likely to experience symptoms of long COVID: Study

The study published in PLOS Global Public Health also demonstrates that people with long-term COVID are much more likely than those who recover quickly to require additional and frequently ongoing care at the National Health System (NHS). London: According to a new research, obese women are more likely to experience long-COVID symptoms. According to a […]

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75% Indians with hypertension don’t have their BP under control: Lancet

According to a study published in the medical journal The Lancet for the years 2016–20, more than 75% of patients in India diagnosed with hypertension (high blood pressure) don’t have it under control. Kochi: According to a study published in the medical journal “The Lancet” for 2016–20, over 75% of patients in India diagnosed with […]

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Arogya City

Bengaluru to transform as the first Arogya City in India

The Arogya City campaign recognises and thanks the trailblazing Champions20(C20) pledge makers for their dedication to this worthwhile cause. The campaign’s themes include youth outreach, mental health advancement, elderly health advancement, and NCD prevention and control. Bengaluru: The Arogya City Summit was launched by Rotary (District 3190), ArogyaWorld, and Bangalore Political Action Committee (BPAC) to slow […]

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Anaemia

7.3 lakh women suffer from anaemia in Maharashtra: Survey

The “Mata Surakshit Tar Ghar Surakshit” programme resulted in the state’s first-ever large-scale screening of women over 18. These women would now undergo additional screening to determine the severity of the cases. Pune: The state health department of Maharashtra found that 7.3 lakh, or 1.8%, of the 4 crore women it screened between September and […]

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An increase in health insurance disputes seen post COVID: Reports

Indore: Despite the fact that there were more consumer cases involving health insurance filed, a decline of 57.71% in litigation was seen. This was reported across two district consumer dispute redressal commissions (DCDRC) from the year before the pandemic. From January 1 to November 19 of this year, 126 new cases were filed in the district’s […]

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Mental illness coverage mandatory in health insurance: IRDAI

Since COVID, there has been an increase in mental health problems. The pandemic is said to drastically impact mental health. However, numerous initiatives are being carried out to address this issue. According to a formal notice accessible on its official website, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDAI) has instructed insurance companies to include coverage […]

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