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1.4 billion risk disease from lack of exercise – WHO

Sep 05, 2018 - 8:41 AM

The study also finds that women still lag behind men in nearly every region of the world, with the gender exercise gap highest in Bangladesh, Eritrea, India, Iraq, and the Philippines

Breast is best for babies, mothers and economy – study

Jan 29, 2016 - 9:55 AM

Researchers say breastfeeding could prevent more than 800 000 child deaths and about 20 000 breast cancer deaths every year

Asia-Pacific study points to a seething crisis of rape

Sep 10, 2013 - 12:45 PM

The broadest study of its kind has exposed an entrenched culture of coercive sex among men in six countries of the Asia Pacific researchers said on Tuesday

Indian members of a social organization Our City Our Right hold posters during a silent protest following the recent gang rape and murder of a 20-year-old college student in Barasat, in Kolkata on June 15, 2013. AFP/ Dibyangshu Sarkar