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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Patients on Ventilators

Here’s why patients might take weeks to recover consciousness post ventilators!

A recent study suggests that while it may take some time for COVID patients who are taken off ventilators to regain consciousness, this is not necessarily a bad omen. As a patient begins to recover, the body may attempt to protect the brain from oxygen deprivation. The researchers recommended that doctors consider these prolonged recovery […]

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Memory in older people

How to improve memory in the elderly: new finds in study

Researchers found that over ten years, those who participated in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) aged cognitively about two years slower than those who did not. In the United States, according to a recent study from Columbia, older people who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) may experience a slower rate of […]

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women suffering from Hypertension

Lifestyle diseases make their way to Maharashtra villages, 14% of women suffering from Hypertension

Additionally, there is a lot of variation between districts. For instance, the prevalence of hypertension is nearly 17% in Jalgaon and almost 30% in Ratnagiri. There aren’t enough localized interventions to lower the prevalence of lifestyle diseases; a district health officer told the media outlet. Mumbai: The ongoing door-to-door campaign for screening non-communicable diseases (NCD) […]

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Tele-MANAS here to make sure your mental health is alright!

The national tele-mental health program, also known as Tele-MANAS (Telemental Health Assistance and the Networking Across States), consists of a network of cells, regional coordination centers, and centers of excellence for mental health. 51 Tele-MANAS cells will offer mental health services, counseling, essential support, connections to emergency psychiatric facilities, eSanjeevani, Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness […]

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