Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicNon-communicable diseases

Topic: non-communicable diseases

Treatment of diseases like cancer, diabetes significantly hit by Covid in Odisha, study says

A study published in IJMR says routine treatment of non-communicable diseases was hindered due to the pandemic and patients in urban areas faced more difficulty than those in rural areas.

98.4% adults eat inadequate amount of fruits & vegetables, 1 in 5 overweight — govt survey

The Non-Communicable Disease Monitoring Survey report noted that 41.3% adults and 25.2% adolescents were not physically active.

Kerala Covid surge not linked to ‘errors’, can’t stop spread — ‘rockstar’ minister Shailaja

In an exclusive interview to ThePrint, Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja said there are demographic and epidemiological reasons that make the state vulnerable to Covid.

Non-communicable diseases cause 61% of all deaths in India annually, says WHO report

Non-communicable diseases, which account for 41 million deaths globally every year, include cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
A computer shop in Bengaluru | Representational image | Facebook

India’s laptop imports surged to $5 bn in first 9 months of 2022. Nearly 73% came from China

Since 2017, China has accounted for around 75 per cent of India’s laptop imports, but the government is now expanding its list of importing partners.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.