Obesity in women and how to tackle it

BENGALURU: There is nothing wrong in saying that obesity has become an epidemic within the world with an estimated 1.5 billion people being overweight. With changing lifestyle, our eating habits and food pattern have also been changing drastically. According to NCBI, nearly 300 million women are thought to be clinically obese. What causes obesity? Each […]

World Sight Day: How blind women are being trained to detect breast cancer

In a unique initiative to battle breast cancer in India, blind women are being trained in Delhi to be able to detect early signs of breast cancer. The National Association for Blind (NAB) Centre for Blind Women and Disability Studies, in collaboration with Discovering Hands, Germany has launched medical tactile examination training in India. “We […]

Male nurse arrested for sexually assaulting 3 women cancer patients in Guwahati hospital

A 26-year-old male nurse has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting three women patients at a premier cancer institute in Assam’s Guwahati, police said on Wednesday. Kamal Kanti Sen Choudhury, a resident of Belonia in Tripura, had allegedly assaulted the victims at the B Barooah Cancer Institute (BBCI) in Guwahati on the night of December […]