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Released: 24-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
Study Examines Quality of Life in Patients with Kidney Disease in India
American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Between 15 and 22 out of every 100 patients in India with mild-to-moderate chronic kidney disease had significant impairment in at least 1 of the 5 domains of quality of life. • Quality of life scores were associated with sociodemographic factors (lower income, poor education, and female gender), with almost no major impact of medical- or disease-related variables.

Newswise: Queen’s Research Develop Tool to Tackle Diet Epidemic in India
Released: 23-Jan-2020 6:05 AM EST
Queen’s Research Develop Tool to Tackle Diet Epidemic in India
Queen's University Belfast

New research led by Queen’s University Belfast aims to better understand the link between diet and disease in India.

Newswise: Health Technology Assessment Around the World: Broadening the Understanding of Cross-Country Differences
Released: 22-Jan-2020 4:05 AM EST
Health Technology Assessment Around the World: Broadening the Understanding of Cross-Country Differences
ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

Value in Health announced today the publication of a series of articles investigating the use of health technology assessment (HTA) in healthcare decision making across the globe. The series, “HTA Around the World—Influences of Culture, Values, and Institutions,” appears in the January 2020 issue of Value in Health.

Newswise: Patients Beyond Borders Announces Top 10 Cities for Medical Tourists in 2020
Released: 21-Jan-2020 1:30 PM EST
Patients Beyond Borders Announces Top 10 Cities for Medical Tourists in 2020
Patients Beyond Borders

Relentlessly rising consumer medical expenses have contributed to millions of US patients seeking affordable treatment abroad. Patients Beyond Borders has researched the most-traveled metropolitan areas for the international healthcare consumer, at savings of 40-85%

Released: 10-Jan-2020 6:05 AM EST
New study shows dominance of local air pollution sources in Delhi
University of Surrey

The University of Surrey has revealed results from a new, comprehensive study that suggests that activities such as construction and vehicle traffic contribute significantly to the Delhi National Capital Region's high concentrations of harmful air pollutants and gases.

Newswise: Switching Cereals in India for Improved Nutrition, Sustainability
Released: 18-Dec-2019 11:20 AM EST
Switching Cereals in India for Improved Nutrition, Sustainability
University of Delaware

A new study offers India a pathway to improve nutrition, climate resilience and the environment by diversifying its crop production. And it also offers global insights into the need to consider sustainable approaches to agriculture.

Released: 15-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST
Prior exposure to pollutants could underlie increased diabetes risk of Indian immigrants
American Chemical Society (ACS)

Researchers reporting in ACS’ Environmental Science & Technology have linked high levels of DDT in Indian immigrants in the U.S. with risk factors for diabetes.

Newswise: The Art of Curation: Breathing New Life into Indian Tradition in Contemporary Art Exhibit
Released: 5-Nov-2019 1:40 PM EST
The Art of Curation: Breathing New Life into Indian Tradition in Contemporary Art Exhibit
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Art history students at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, working toward a curatorial studies certificate that will help them stand out in the art world’s increasingly competitive job market, recently arranged an exhibit of more than 100 artworks by contemporary Indian artists in just one semester – the equivalent of curatorial boot camp.

Newswise: 45,000 Years Ago in Sri Lanka: The Oldest Microlith Technology in a Rainforest Setting
Released: 25-Sep-2019 4:35 PM EDT
45,000 Years Ago in Sri Lanka: The Oldest Microlith Technology in a Rainforest Setting
PLOS

This technology may be part of the ‘toolkit’ that allowed humans to spread across the globe

Released: 30-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT
A Conversation With Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar of India
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Foreign Minister Jaishankar discusses Indian foreign policy under a newly re-elected Modi government.



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