Indian teens rank low on BMI, among shortest

News: A Study published in The Lancet has provided new estimates for height and Body Mass Index(BMI) trends in 2019 across 200 countries after analysing data from 2,181 studies.   Facts: Body Mass Index(BMI):It is measured as the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in metres.The normal BMI ranges between 20… Continue reading Indian teens rank low on BMI, among shortest

Explained: Eradicating malaria by 2050 — why study says it can be done

News:Lancet has released a report on Malaria eradication. Facts: About the report: The report has held that with the right strategies and sufficient funding,it is possible to eradicate malaria as early as 2050. The report has noted that since 2000,global malaria incidence and death rates have declined by 36% and 60 % respectively.More than half… Continue reading Explained: Eradicating malaria by 2050 — why study says it can be done