A Zoology (Hons) graduate from Miranda House, Anita did her Masters in Anthropology with specialization in Social Anthropology from University of Delhi and also has an M Phil in the same subject. She is passionate about research which luckily is also her profession. From clinical research to human rights to health, she has observed key emerging trends in all these sectors. At Zee Research Group (ZRG), her primarily field of research is the social sector with health as priority. She aims to build credible content for dissemination across print, television, and online platform.
Top doctors in the capital have found that the youth in the country are increasingly becoming vulnerable to kidney failure given their liking for a sedentary lifestyle and addiction to smoking and liquor. As a result of the fast
India accounts for 29 percent of all the first-day deaths globally, the highest for any country, according to the ‘State of the World’s Mothers’ report released by ‘Save the Children’ on May 6th 2013. This dismal rank
Amrita Sinha, aged 26 years, a law researcher from Delhi can’t imagine a single day without a burger and French fries. This is her staple diet. Welcome to the world of ever growing food addicts. Next time before you bite into
Manini Roy (name changed), a 25–year-old banker from Delhi is recovering from malaria. The tropical infectious and mosquito borne disease were perhaps the most unpleasant ten days of her life and could also had been
How did you react when you saw Big B as ‘Auro’ in the movie ‘Paa’? You must have been bewildered or curious to know how a 12 –year-old child could look like a 70-year-old man? It was because Amitabh was suffering from
Given its current performance level, India is unlikely to meet the just stipulated benchmark on mitigation of Pneumonia and Diarrhoea among infants in the country. The death rate due to pneumonia and diarrhoea has increased by
Although India currently is not as hypertensive as its neighborhood, yet the fear of the disease becoming a major health concern in the coming years appears to be real. According to the World Health Statistics 2012 report, India
Water makes up about 60 percent of an individual’s body weight. In its purest form, water is definitely the best beverage out there. Scientific discovery has found that water is the reason for existence of life on earth. Here
In what has been billed as landmark ruling the Intellectual Property Appellate Board upheld the country’s first compulsory licence to NATCO Pharma for Bayer’s cancer drug Nexavar recently. In layman language, NATCO, an Indian
May 14 is World Thalassemia day.
While most of the children between the ages of six to ten years are busy playing and enjoying their childhood to the fullest; Amit Shankar (name changed) is lying on a hospital bed being
The Union budget proposal to integrate rural and urban heath missions has been received well though experts lamented the rather ‘poor’ outlay under the combined scheme. Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s 2013-14 budget
The budget sessions for the year 2013-14 began from February 21st, 2013 and the union budget 2013-14 will be placed in the parliament on February 28th, 2013. Health being a key issue of the budget, it is likely that the
India, as a nation usually performs worse than its South Asian neighbours when it comes to basic healthcare parameters – the infant mortality rate of Bangladesh (37) and Sri Lanka (11) are lower than India’s – but
Disease affliction is said to be gender neutral but not when it comes to cancer in India. Women outnumber men when it comes to being afflicted with the dreaded disease while Uttar Pradesh (UP) has surfaced as the cancer capital