Health & Sanitation

NNWN/04/09/2022

Even as rescue operations are underway in different parts of flood ravaged Pakistan, it is pregnant women and girls who have been severely affected the most. The International Monetary Fund’s approval to resume financial assistance to Pakistan has brought a sigh of big relief to 230 million people from default,…

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NNWN/29/06/2021

Fatty acids are formed when the fat in our diet breaks down during digestion. While many of the body’s organs use glucose as their primary energy source, the heart derives most of its required energy (over 70%) from the oxidation of fatty acids. These are crucial for sustaining cardiomyocytes – cardiac muscle…

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NNWN/12/02/2021

National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN) has started a Naturopathy Clinic in Tribal Area of Pune district at Gohe (Bk), Ambegaon for the welfare of the tribal people with particular emphasis on Yoga and Naturopathy with a 20 beds capacity.

The above tribal unit will act as training centre for the…

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By Neelam Jeena-24/09/2021

A large number of transgender and sex workers were vaccinated in Delhi’s North West District in week long Covid -19 vaccination drive which concluded on Wednesday ( September 22).  A vaccination centre for the transgender community was set up in Sultanpuri area by  Aarohan, a non-governmental organization…

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NNWN/13/04/2021

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technologyhas has approved additional funding towards clinical studies of India's'first of its kind' mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccine - HGCO19, developed by Pune-based biotechnology company Gennova Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. This funding has been awarded under the'Mission COVID Suraksha- The Indian COVID-19 Vaccine Development Mission'by…

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(EXCLUSIVE)

India’s Covid curve is being closely watched by the government and health experts. Over eight crore tests have been conducted in India so far and around 80 lakh tests were conducted in the last week. Questions are being asked about the challenges before the government and health experts, role of communication in…

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NNWN/26/07/2021

To spread the message of the need for a nutritionally balanced diet and to understand the importance of economically accessible local fruits and vegetables, science NGO Vijnana Bharati (Vibha) and an association of Indian scientists and technocrats working in the US and other countries abroad - Global Indian Scientists’ and…

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NNWN/09/04/2021

 डायबिटीज पीड़ितों, दिल के रोगियों और अन्य बीमारियों से ग्रस्त लोगों को अक्सर खानपान में कैलोरी को लेकर विशेष रूप से सतर्क रहना पड़ता है। ऐसे लोगों के लिए अब यह पता लगाना आसान होगा कि उनके भोजन में कितनी कैलोरी शामिल है। भारतीय आयुर्विज्ञान अनुसंधान परिषद (आईसीएमआर) की हैदराबाद स्थित प्रयोगशाला राष्ट्रीय पोषण…

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NNWN/05/10/2020

The drug combination lopinavir-ritonavir is not an effective treatment for patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19, according to the results of a randomised controlled trial published in The Lancet. Many clinical care guidelines have recommended lopinavir-ritonavir – an antiviral medication approved to treat HIV/AIDS – for the treatment of patients…

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