Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Topic: hypertension

How to maintain health on World Hypertension Day, and Rahul drops the ball on regional parties

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Only 7% women, 6% men who have hypertension take medicine, govt’s family health survey shows

The National Family Health Survey 5 data revealed that India's cancer screening coverage also remains poor, with only 0.6% undergoing breast examination and 0.7% taking oral cavity test.

30% Indians have hypertension, says Lancet study tracking high blood pressure around world

The study is an international collaboration, including, among others, scientists from Imperial College London and the Indian Council of Medical Research.

Doctors aren’t using health apps that track the data of millions of people

Research shows that a well-designed health app that talks to both the user and healthcare providers increases the likelihood of better treatment and health.

Two-third Indians with non-communicable diseases fall in 26-59 age group, survey finds

Diabetes & hypertension more prevalent among people aged 50+ while neurological disorders more prevalent in age group of 35 and below, survey by Thought Arbitrage Research Institute shows. 

Tackling stubble burning could reduce high BP risk, save $2 billion over 5 years — study

Researchers from IIT Delhi, Brookings Institution and Ashoka University find reducing disease burden associated with hypertension can help save $1.73 to 2.24 billion over 5 years.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

78% of Indian abortions are outside clinics, even with a good law

Women have, and always will, need abortions. Our job as policymakers and programme implementers is to empower them to do so.
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.