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Drones deliver blood to prevent maternal death in Botswana

New York: Drones are providing life-saving care to women in remote parts of the southern African country, Botswana, who otherwise may die in childbirth, thanks to support from the United Nations.

J&K: More than 78,000 Srinagar residents enrolled under health-cover scheme so far

Srinagar: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary who is also the Chairman of the District Health Society Srinagar Wednesday reviewed the progress of enrolments made under the SEHAT health insurance scheme of the J&K government.

Why should you invest in Arogya Sanjeevani Policy in 2020

The medical field is changing at a fast due to the advancements in the field of MedTech (or Medical Technology). It has led to the evolution of new-age treatments like deep brain stimulation, oral chemotherapy, vaporization of the prostate using the holmium or green laser treatment, and more. It would be a wise decision to invest in a health insurance policy that covers these advanced treatments.

4 Fun Ways to Maintain a Healthy Diet

People rarely associate dieting with “fun.” Of course, sticking to a healthy diet can be challenging. And it certainly can be frustrating. However, the healthiest individuals understand that dieting can and should be an enjoyable experience. You don’t have to make yourself miserable just to maintain a healthy lifestyle. With that in mind, today we’ll focus on four fun ways that you can start –– or continue –– your diet. Check them out here:

4 Health Goals Everyone Should Set to End 2020 on a High

Believe it or not, 2020 is almost over. Of course this has been an incredibly difficult year for almost everyone on the planet. And as a result, it’s understandable why some individuals may not have managed to maintain the lofty fitness goals they set for themselves back in January. Thankfully, it’s never too late to make a positive change for your health. Indeed, by setting and reaching these four important health goals, you can improve your overall wellness and set yourself up for success in 2021. Check them out here:

COVID Health Insurance Options available in India for Individuals/Families

COVID-19 morphed from being a small virus in the Wuhan province into wreaking havoc across the world as a pandemic, bringing the whole world to a stop. It has led to catastrophic destructions, the tremors of which will still be felt in years to come. With vaccines still under wraps, the only way to fight against COVID-19 is to be precautious.

Is Your Life Insurance Cover Adequate without Critical Illnesses Protection?

Life insurance plans are one of the most sought-after insurance products today. Given the rising risk of financial insecurity due to health issues and especially the COVID-19 outbreak, it makes complete sense to invest in the best life insurance policy for your family.

Looking for a Health Insurance Plan in India? Read These 10 Tips First

Health insurance is a necessity but one most people don’t have. While a smattering of countries have universal health care, most countries leave it to their citizens to secure their own medical insurance.

COVID-19 is not just seasonal, cautions WHO, as ‘first wave’ continues

New York: The COVID-19 virus is likely not impacted by the changing seasons like other respiratory diseases, the UN health agency said on Tuesday, before urging much greater respect for physical distancing measures to stop it spreading.

COVID-19 is not just seasonal, cautions WHO, as ‘first wave’ continues

New York: The COVID-19 virus is likely not impacted by the changing seasons like other respiratory diseases, the UN health agency said on Tuesday, before urging much greater respect for physical distancing measures to stop it spreading.

Wildlife crime putting environment and health at risk: UN report

New York: The COVID-19 pandemic shows how wildlife crime is a threat not only to the environment but to human health, according to a new UN report issued on Friday.

How to Keep Your Workouts Fresh During Lockdown

By now, it’s possible that you’ve been under some form of lockdown for the past three (or more) months. Obviously, that’s a long time to be effectively stuck in your own home. And, unsurprisingly, plenty of people are probably struggling to maintain their exercise regimen. However, now is not the time to let yourself fall into bad habits that will negatively affect your health and wellness. On that front, thankfully, we’re here to help. If you’re tired and bored of doing the same old exercises, then check out these four tips for keeping your workouts fresh and fun during lockdown:

Following a variety of healthy eating patterns associated with lower heart disease risk: Study

Boston: Greater adherence to a variety of healthy eating patterns was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Study examines how Hong Kong managed first wave of COVID-19 without resorting to complete lockdown

Hong Kong/IBNS: Study suggests testing, contact tracing and population behavioural changes—measures which have less disruptive social and economic impact than total lockdown—can meaningfully control COVID-19

100 days on from advent of COVID-19, more action is needed: Tedros

New York/IBNS: With Thursday marking 100 days since the World Health Organization (WHO) was first notified about what is now officially known as COVID-19, the agency’s chief said the virus has already infected more than 1.3 million people worldwide, and without action now, poor countries could suffer massive devastation.