Health

  • Acute shortage of healthcare professionals in hospitals: Study
    6:31 PM

    New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Ninety nine percent of Indian hospitals are dealing with acute shortage of healthcare professionals and severe challenges in acquiring the right talent, a study revealed here Saturday. The study, Healthcare Talent Issues, conducted to map the talent crunch in the healthcare delivery industry, stated that

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  • Climate change threatens global health security: UNEP
    3:41 PM

    San Juan, Nov 1 (IANS/EFE) The rapid propagation in recent years of infectious diseases such as Malaria, Chikungunya and even Ebola is one more example of how climate change threatens global health security. “Climatic changes also affect temperatures and regional climates, the conditions on which, for instance, in the continent

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  • Mediterranean diet good for kidney health
    2:55 PM

    Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) The Mediterranean diet rich in fruits, vegetables, fish, legumes and heart-healthy fats can help you lower the risk of developing chronic kidney disease by 50 percent, a research said. In addition, such a diet that restricts consumption of red meats, processed foods and sweets can reduce

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