Girls who start their periods before they turn 12 are at greater risk of developing heart disease and stroke in later life, according to a new study of nearly 300,000 women in the UK by The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford.
Type -2 diabetes is the world’s fastest growing chronic disease. 35-40% of women in India with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus run the risk of developing type-2 diabetes within 5 years of giving birth while only 17.5% of women in India are aware of this disease and its complications.
Researchers fromThe George Institute for Global Health conducted a systematic review to understand and analyse the ethical standards reported in peer-reviewed verbal autopsy studies. The results of this systematic review show that although there has been an increase in ethical reporting for verbal autopsy studies, there still remains a large gap in reporting.
According to our new study published in the JAMA today, treatment with pills of the steroid methylprednisolone has been associated with an unexpectedly large increase in the risk of serious adverse events, primary infections among patients with IgA nephropathy and excess protein in their urine.
Our analysis of the data from the Global Burden of Disease study by Institute forHealth Metrics and Evaluation reveals that Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and Injuries are a major contributing factor to the greater number of deaths among adolescents.