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- anshuman tiwari

यह है असली कामयाबीनरेंद्र मोदी सरकार के पिछले तीन साल की सबसे बड़ी सफलता क्या है? अगर आपको नहीं मालूम तो इस बात पर मत चौंकिए कि प्रचार-वीर सरकार ने अब तक बताया क्यों नही [...]

- anshuman tiwari

जो नहीं जानते ख़ता क्या हैजो पीडि़त हैं वही क्यों पिटते हैं?काली कमाई और भ्रष्टाचार पर गुर्राई नोटबंदी अंतत: उन्हीं पर क्यों टूट पड़ी जो कालिख और लूट के सबसे बड़े शिकार हैं.जवा [...]

- anshuman tiwari

ताकि, सनद रहे !गलत सिद्ध होने का संतोष,  कभी कभी, सही साबित होने से ज्यादा कीमती होता है. सरकारी फैसलों पर  सवाल उठाना और आगाह करना कोई क्रांति नहीं है. यह तो पत्रका [...]

- anshuman tiwari

नोटबंदी का तिलिस्मी  खाताचलिए, काला धन तलाशने में सरकार की मदद करते हैं. नोटबंदी को गुजरे एक साल गुजर गया. कोई बड़ी फतह हाथ नहीं लगी. ले-देकर गरीब कल्याण योजना में आए 5,000 कर [...]

- anshuman tiwari

याद हो के न याद होराजनेताओं की सबसे बड़ी सुविधा खत्म हो रही है. लोगों की सामूहिक विस्मृति का इलाज जो मिल गया है.जॉर्ज ऑरवेल (1984) ने लिखा था कि अतीत मिट गया है, मिटाने [...]

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It’s Time to Put Down that Cigarette

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Smoking is a leading cause of cancer and heart disease. Lung cancer is the leading cause of death in the United States (U.S.) in both men and women. Every cigarette you smoke can harm your lungs. Additionally, smoking is a serious risk factor for osteoporosis and has been shown to lower bone density and increase the risk of hip fractures. In [...]

More than half of Indians can’t affor...

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Financial constraints force more than half of Indians to take treatment for ailments without medical advice.  The situation is worse in urban areas, where 68.3 per cent population could not afford to go to a doctor.  This was revealed in the latest round of survey on Health in India, by the National Sample Survey Organisation. The survey rel [...]

Caesarean Section increasing in India

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New Delhi (ISJ) – Caesarean section (CS or C-section) is a surgical intervention which is carried out to ensure safety of mother and child when vaginal delivery is not possible (emergency CS) or when the doctors consider that the danger to the mother and baby would be greater with a vaginal delivery (planned CS). The recommended level o [...]

Sterilisation Index

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Men skirt family planning methods, as India set to become most populous country New Delhi (ISJ) – The latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) reveals some startling facts – men in India prefers to dodge family planning methods in almost all the 15 states of which data was released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently.  [...]

State Wise Facts of National Family H...

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State Wise Charts for NFHS-4: 1. Uses of Family Planning Methods 1.a. Sterilization 2. Matrernal and Child Health 2.a.Delivery Care 2.a.a. Births Delivered by Caessarean section(%)  

India carries world’s highest heart d...

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Cardio vascular diseases (CVD) form bulk of non-communicable diseases in India, resulting in 2 million deaths every year. The incidence of CVD in India is estimated to be upto four times higher than other countries. The magnitude of it in India has reached pandemic proportions, with CVD accounting for 24% of all non-communicable deaths. Acco [...]

Cardio Diseases: Listen To Your Heart

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Most human populations have changed lifestyles (collectively termed as epidemiological transition) due to developments in science and technology and have moved from agrarian diets and active lives to fast foods and sedentary habits. Combined with increasing tobacco use, these changes have fueled the epidemic of obesity, diabetes, hypertensio [...]

India sitting on an environmental tin...

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India faces some of the gravest public health risks from environmental pollution, warns New Delhi-based environmental advocacy group, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). In the first-ever report on environmental linkages with health, CSE noted air pollution is one of the top 10 killers in the world and it is the fifth leading cause of [...]

Metabolic Syndrome : The Silent Kille...

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Metabolic syndrome could be the leading killer in the coming years. One out of every third Indian is suffering from one or other form of heart diseases or 30 million heart patients in India. If the current trend continues, by 2020, India will have the highest burden of atherothombotic cardiovascular diseases and surpass any other country in [...]

ABC of Syndrome X (Metabolic Syndrome...

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Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors that raises your risk for heart disease and other health problems, such as diabetes and stroke. It is usually associated with a clustering of at least three of five of the following medical conditions: abdominal (central) obesity, elevated blood pressure, elevated fasting plasma gluc [...]

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