In all phase-II States/UTs, the situation has improved in respect of child nutrition, but the change is not significant as drastic changes in respect of these indicators are unlikely in a short span period.
New Delhi: Anaemia is at least a mild public health problem for school-age children between the age group of 5-9 years in all states except for Kerala, according to the findings of the Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey (CNNS), 2016-18. Anaemia was a moderate or severe public health problem among pre-school children in 27 states, school-age […]
Bhubaneswar: An eye-popping revelation! Infant mortality still haunts Odisha acutely. During the last four months of April – July this year, a high of around 25 infant deaths every day were recorded in the State. According to the consolidated health status report available with the State Health Department, the State has recorded a massive 3,045 […]
London: Drugs currently undergoing development to treat anaemia — lack of blood — could be repurposed to help prevent people with Type-2 diabetes from developing heart failure, according to a new research. Researchers found that after a heart attack, a protein called HIF acts to help heart cells survive. In people with diabetes, fats accumulate […]
New York: Researchers have found that Escherichia coli (E. coli) — the most prevalent bacterium in the human and animal gut — plays a critical role in promoting health by boosting iron absorption, challenging the previous held notion that it causes food poisoning or steals nutrients from its host. The study, published in the journal […]