Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicThe Lancet Global Health

Topic: The Lancet Global Health

Why India’s population growth will be much slower than predicted — 1.6 billion by 2048

The Lancet study predicts steep decline in total fertility rate — the average number of children born to each woman — to 1.29 in 2100 from 2.14 in 2017.

Ideal diet for humans isn’t affordable for 1.58 billion people, says Lancet study

Study says the EAT-Lancet diet would cost 64 per cent more than the lowest-cost combination of foods in low-income nations.

There’s a 50% rise in heart diseases in India. Blame salt, sugar and air pollution

Study finds the total number of deaths due to cardiovascular diseases in India increased from 15% in 1990 to 28% in 2016.

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.