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Indian private sector bears 2-3 times higher TB burden than estimated

A study has found that in 2014 there were 2.2 million TB patients treated in India’s private sector alone. This is 2-3 times higher than current estimates. 702 kata lagi


Most cities too hot to host the summer Olympics by 2085: study

Source: Most cities too hot to host the summer Olympics by 2085: study (m.mobile.reuters.com/article/idINKC10S24W?irpc=932).

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Reporter:  Lily Janali. 170 kata lagi


Massive pricetag on massive waistlines

Our partners at PHIT America.org will keep rining the bell until we come to our senses and get up and get fit. The latest? A report in The Lancet… 39 kata lagi

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Time to End the Shame Around Breastfeeding

Last week, protests were witnessed across Argentina by groups of women who breastfed their babies in public. They were agitating against the police’s move to throw out a mother from a square in Buenos Aires for nursing her infant in public. 412 kata lagi

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The yawning gap in tuberculosis care in India

The dismal state of tuberculosis (TB) care in the private sector in India has been exposed by a November 2015 study (The Lancet) that employed a novel strategy of using standardised TB patients — healthy individuals trained to pose as TB patients and interact with health-care providers. 826 kata lagi


The Physical Activity Pandemic - Round 2

Today I attended an event launching a special issue of The Lancet on Physical Activity. It was the second such event, 4 years on from the first. 566 kata lagi

Working in a modern office a death sentence on par with smoking, European study warns

LONDON — Office workers must exercise for an hour a day to combat the “deadly” risk of modern working life, a major study has found. 713 kata lagi