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.
The George Institute for Global Health, India, extends their National Salt Reduction Programme to children, in support of Salt Awareness Week 20-26th March 2017. This work aims to raise awareness of the dangers of eating too much salt for children through a school education programme, teaching them how to eat a healthy diet, low in salt – information they can share with their families.
Scaling up pilot projects in the area of technology-enabled health care delivery requires a concerted effort that involves going beyond the quick fixes and working towards a sustainable health solution that can help tackle the rising burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases in the country.