Deficiency

  • 42 per cent Indian kids under five years of age are underweight 09-08-2013 05:55 AM

    A total of 42 per cent children under five years of age in India are underweight. While in urban areas 32.7 per cent were underweight, in rural India the corresponding figure was 45.6 per cent, parliament was informed. Giving this information in the Rajya Sabha, Women and Child Development Minister...
  • Gulf Air to pay Rs 5.32 lakh for deficient service 20-06-2013 06:50 PM

    New Delhi: Gulf Air has been directed by the state consumer commission here to pay a compensation of Rs 5.32 lakh to a businessman for its "deficient" service, as it did not provide him accommodation when his flight from Tehran to Delhi was postponed by a day. The Delhi State...
  • Young but having body ache? It's Vitamin D deficiency 07-11-2012 04:38 PM

    New Delhi: Does your teenage daughter often complain of backache and joint pain? Is your college-going cousin always lethargic? Vitamin D deficiency among youngsters, which causes such problems, is becoming common these days and is a growing health concern, doctors say. Vikas Ahluwalia, senior consultant of Internal Medicine at Max...
  • Doctors save toddler with rare genetic disorder 12-10-2010 11:25 AM

    New Delhi: Till just a month ago, Baby Tavish was at risk of bleeding to death at the slightest injury. He suffered from what's called Factor 7 deficiency, a rare genetic disorder that affects one in 5 lakh children, who are missing a key liver enzyme. Dr Soin: “For clotting,...
  • Weak bones not a disease just for the aged 20-10-2008 08:12 PM

    Teenagers today are at a high risk of getting Osteoporosis. ...