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India fights good—and—successful fight against AIDS

India fights good—and—successful fight against AIDS

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Mumbai’s Biggest Killer Is Tuberculosis

Mumbai’s Biggest Killer Is Tuberculosis

  JP Davidson    Tuberculosis, it seems, is the biggest killer in Mumbai, with 7,075 people succumbing to the disease last year. TB was followed by hypertension, leading to 4,525 deaths…

Mumbai Has India’s Best Healthcare. It Isn’t Enough

Mumbai Has India’s Best Healthcare. It Isn’t Enough

  Mumbai has India’s best public-health infrastructures—by far—yet it needs to at least double its medical personnel and health facilities to be able to serve its underserved citizens, an Indiaspend…

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked To Cancer

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked To Cancer

  The findings of an observational population-based study have indicated that cancer may be yet another disease to add to an already long list of conditions associated with obstructive sleep…

Women Pay Heavy Price For Botched Sterilisation Camps

Women Pay Heavy Price For Botched Sterilisation Camps

  The death of 11 women during a sterilisation camp that went wrong in Chhattisgarh has brought back the topic of sterilisation and contraceptive use in the country.   According to the annual…

31 Things That Can Save Dying Indian Mothers

31 Things That Can Save Dying Indian Mothers

  A 12-point checklist created for airline pilots to check human errors during flying inspired a similar list for Indian health workers, leading, in a test, to a drastic fall…

Malayalees Set To Live Longer, But Will They?

Malayalees Set To Live Longer, But Will They?

  Before the Gujarat model of development, there was—and is—the Kerala model of development, its silent success set to be reflected in the latest health statistics of Malayalee (Kerala) men…