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Here’s how you can reduce muscle soreness after working out

Muscle soreness usually occurs after a workout that may have been more intense than usual. Perhaps, you are returning to exercise after a break or tried to perform a more demanding routine compared to your usual activity. Here are a few suggestions to help your body deal with post-workout aches and stiffness: Schedule a massage […]

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Pariksha Pe Charcha: Speak more openly about depression, PM Modi’s advice to students

The programme had a live telecast in all government and CBSE schools, colleges and higher education institutions of the country and abroad. The Prime Minister interacted with more than 2,000 students at the event. The event was held at Talaktora Stadium in New Delhi. Talking to a student on how to work on time management […]

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Ashwini Kumar Choubey inaugurates national dissemination workshop on Anaemia Mukt Bharat

Dr V K Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog was also present at the inaugural function. The objective of this workshop is to orient the state program managers for rolling out these interventions. Speaking at the function, Choubey stated that under the dynamic leadership of the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, we are here to witness the […]

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Doctor urges PM to make glucometer available at government hospitals

Dr Pradeep Gadge, a leading diabetologist at Gadge Diabetes Care Centre, Mumbai, has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis urging them to make glucometers more accessible. He earlier campaigned to bring glucometer strips under the government’s price control. Currently, with an estimated diabetic population of nearly 425 […]

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No market product can ever be a substitute for breastfeeding, say doctors

Health ministry: India records drop in maternal mortality by 22% since 2013  

India registered a significant decline in maternal mortality ratio. According to the just released SRS bulletin (2016), India has shown impressive gains in reduction of maternal mortality with 22% reduction in since 2013. Maternal Mortality Ratio of India has declined from 167 in 2011-2013 to 130 in 2014-2016. The decline has been most significant in […]

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WHO launches global action plan on physical activity and NCDs

WHO launches global action plan on physical activity and NCDs

World Health Organization Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus joined Prime Minister António Costa of Portugal on June 04 to launch the new ‘WHO Global action plan on physical activity and health 2018-2030: More active people for a healthier world.’ “Being active is critical for health. But in our modern world, this is becoming more and […]

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Punish the guilty in Dr Amarapurkar's death: IMA to PM Modi

Punish the guilty in Dr Amarapurkar’s death: IMA to PM Modi

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Mumbai Branch will be a filing a public interest litigation (PIL) with respect to the tragic death of senior Gastroenterologist Dr Deepak Amarapurkar. He had fallen into an open and uncovered manhole on 29th August 2017. “We are deeply disturbed by this tragic incident. We have lost a good doctor. […]

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'NGO's write to PM Modi, warns about environmental dangers of tobacco

‘NGO’s write to PM Modi, warns about environmental dangers of tobacco

Keeping World Environment Day (June 05) as the backdrop, the newly formed ‘Coalition Against Tobacco’ wrote to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, highlighting the environmental dangers and degradations at multiple levels due to the activities of production and processing of tobacco. The ‘Coalition Against Tobacco’ is a representative body formed by the collaboration of […]

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