LANCET STUDY

  • Bengal has the highest number of suicide cases: Study October 5, 2012

    Kolkata: As India struggles with the tag of the world's second highest rate of suicides, a new study reveals that West Bengal is the worst affected. The question is as to what really could be the reasons behind this surge in suicide cases. 20year old college students Mita and Priti...
  • Over half the world's population consumes tobacco August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: A new Lancet study reveals that there are more smokers worldwide than previously thought and that the global tobacco burden may have been underestimated. In the light of these revelations, does India need tighten its antitobacco campaign? The new study says that over half the world's population consumes tobacco....
  • FTN: what makes India the world's suicide capital? June 26, 2012

    According to a new Lancet study, India has the highest suicide rate in the world with maximum number of young people on the brink, worse it may soon turn out to be the biggest killer in the country. ...
  • Suicide rate among the youth highest in India June 23, 2012

    New Delhi: According to a new Lancet study, India has the highest suicide rates in the world with maximum number of young people on the brink, worse it may soon turn out to be the biggest killer in the country. According to Registrar General of India's first national survey, 200103, suicides...
  • 7 pc antimalarial drugs in India fake: Study May 24, 2012

    Mumbai: In a shocking study published in medical journal, The Lancet, scientists have found that onethird of malaria medicines in South East Asia and Africa are either fake or of poor quality. What is even worse is that a majority of these fake medicines are being manufactured in India and...
  • Girl child still not welcomed by educated India May 27, 2011

    New Delhi: India may have two new women Chief Ministers but Indians still seem to be obsessed with the male child. The latest Lancet report reveals shocking statistics of the rich aborting the second girl child. Pamela Vashisht exposes the myth that education can change mindsets the daughter of...