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Spice it up with cinnamon to tackle metabolic syndrome

Friday, 30 June 2017, 2:47 pm | CNS

Spice it up with cinnamon to tackle metabolic syndrome Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service - CNS Photograph is online at: http://bit.ly/cinnamoncns Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions that occur due to imbalance of the body’s structural ... More >>

Fuel your heart and power your life...

Sunday, 25 September 2016, 12:19 am | CNS

Shobha Shukla, CNS (Citizen News Service) Image is online at: http://bit.ly/2dmdimW This is the message of the World Heart Federation for this year’s World Heart Day, which is observed on September 29 every year to raise awareness about cardiovascular ... More >>

Responding to unheeded needs of the ageing populations

Saturday, 10 September 2016, 9:45 pm | CNS

Moving beyond stereotypes: Responding to unheeded needs of the ageing populations Shobha Shukla, CNS (Citizen News Service) • Photograph of Dr John Beard, Director WHO Department of ageing is online at: http://bit.ly/2c7P4kb • Interview podcast ... More >>

Battling with three diseases and still going strong

Saturday, 23 July 2016, 12:27 pm | CNS

(Based on an exclusive interview given by Nqobile Zungu, and her doctor Dr Samele Madela to CNS – Citizen News Service) More >>

Call to kick polluters out of climate talks

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 9:24 am | CNS

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A mantra to end TB

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 8:39 am | CNS

So said Dr Mario Raviglione, Director of the World Health Organization (WHO)'s Global Tuberculosis Programme, in an interview given to Citizen News Service (CNS) at the ongoing 5th Asia Pacific Region Conference on Lung Health of the International Union ... More >>

Early diagnosis of drug resistance is crucial to ending TB

Saturday, 1 August 2015, 12:10 pm | CNS

Despite being treatable, TB remains a major global public health problem. As Dr Mario Raviglione, Director Global Tuberculosis Programme of WHO, informed, in 2013, 9 million people fell ill with TB in; 1.5 million men, women and children died from it; 480,000 ... More >>

Long walk to justice: Transgender voices from across India

Saturday, 11 July 2015, 12:25 pm | CNS

I had been there at the 1st National Hijra Habba in 2012. Witnessing the Third National Transgender Hijra Habba in 2015 was indeed a humbling experience as lot of water has flown during these 3 years. From 30 community participants in 2012, the number ... More >>

"A woman of substance": Kalawati

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 7:47 am | CNS

Kalawati comes from a family of small farmers. Hers is a ‘joint and happy family’ where she lives with her husband, 1 daughter, 2 sons, 1 daughter-in-law and 1 granddaughter. Her postgraduate sons working outside the village are doing fairly well and have ... More >>

Growing support against corporate capture of climate policy

Sunday, 14 June 2015, 10:28 am | CNS

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Will countries 'walk the talk' to end the tobacco epidemic?

Sunday, 31 May 2015, 11:11 am | CNS

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Stop water privatisation and strengthen public water supply

Saturday, 13 December 2014, 11:53 am | CNS

Stop water privatisation and strengthen public water supply A new report by Corporate Accountability International uncovers how the World Bank uses ponzi-style marketing tactics to sell privatization projects around the globe that it is also positioned ... More >>

A miracle treatment for TB is a near possibility

Friday, 25 July 2014, 3:37 pm | CNS

Two years after launching a first of its kind Combination Drug Study for TB treatment in 2010, the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance) raised hopes of a novel drug regimen to treat both forms of TB—drug sensitive (DS) and multi drug ... More >>

Tobacco use a big ‘No’ for people with TB and diabetes

Saturday, 5 July 2014, 10:32 am | CNS

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Tackle hepatitis C to save people living with HIV

Saturday, 28 June 2014, 10:20 am | CNS

Photograph is online at: http://www.citizen-news.org/2014/06/tackle-hep-c-to-save-plhiv.html More >>

Cancer prevention better than cure?

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 10:12 am | CNS

Do we really believe in cancer 'prevention is better than cure'? Bobby Ramakant, Citizen News Service (CNS) World Cancer Day: 4th February Despite alarming cancer rates globally, with worst impact in low- and middle-income countries, one is forced ... More >>

Multipurpose prevention tech can transform women's health

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 11:30 am | CNS

Shobha Shukla, Millions of women and around the world are still unable to protect themselves from sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Over 1 million people contract a sexually transmitted infection every day, half of whom are young people - mostly ... More >>

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: A distant reality

Monday, 20 January 2014, 11:11 am | CNS

(Based on an interview with Dr Amita Pandey, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, King George's Medical University - KGMU) Before 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (7th APCRSHR) opens ... More >>

National free access to The Cochrane Library in India

Saturday, 30 March 2013, 11:21 am | CNS

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) created history in February 2007 when India became the first and only low-income country in the world with a national subscription to The Cochrane Library. This initiative of the ICMR to purchase a national license ... More >>

Change The Old Order—Stop These Barbaric Acts

Saturday, 22 December 2012, 1:05 pm | CNS

Change The Old Order—Stop These Barbaric Acts Shobha Shukla – CNS Even as the Delhi gang rape victim—a 23-year-old paramedical student--who was gang raped, tortured and thrown out from inside a moving bus on the night of 18th December, 2012--- lies ... More >>

 

 

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