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The diseases Delhi searched online in 2022

This part of the series on analysing health-related Google searches in India in 2022 focuses on India’s capital, New Delhi.

Fatima Majid
Jan 30, 2023

What Google Trends tells us about health searches in Assam

As part of the series on analysing Indian online health searches, Kruxd examines Google search trends on health in Assam.

Bhargavi Saikia
Dec 13, 2022

Genome sequencing opens the door to tailor medication

Personalised medicines account for more than 25 percent of the new treatments approved since 2015

Fatima Majid
Oct 19, 2022

India@75: In past 56 years, India’s suicide rate surged by 70%

Kruxd examines the number of suicides reported in India between 1964 and 2021 by the National Crime Records Bureau of India

Fatima Majid
Oct 08, 2022

Breast cancer gets younger in Asia: Numbers behind the story

Every year, an average of 131,377 women aged between 15 and 39 years are diagnosed with a tumour in their breasts. Over 63 per cent of teenage breast cancer cases come from six Asian countries, with Pakistan alone accounting for over 22 per cent.

Fatima Majid
Oct 04, 2022

India@75: People live longer now, but still lower than the world average

The average life expectancy of Indians has increased from 35 to 70 years between 1947 and 2022, while the global average stands at 72.75 years.

Tariq Hashmat
Aug 25, 2022

Parkinson’s: Where India stands

Around 9.1 percent of the 8.5 million people living with Parkinson's disease in 2019 were from India.

Bhargavi Saikia
Aug 08, 2022

Fighting COVID 2 billion times over

The second most populous country in the world is now the second country to administer over two billion COVID vaccine doses

Fatima Majid
Aug 08, 2022

Bleak lives: Women and children with HIV

Forty six percent of the 1.7 million children infected with HIV in 2020 had no access to life-saving treatments.

Fatima Majid
Apr 25, 2022

Is every country getting the COVID-19 vaccine?

As parts of the world witness fresh outbreaks of Covid-19 infections, vaccination remains the most common pandemic management approach. Kruxd looks at the numbers behind the global disparity in the availability of COVID vaccinations.

Bhargavi Saikia
Apr 04, 2022

In numbers: India’s continuing TB battle

Nearly a third of the world’s Tuberculosis cases occur in India. Notwithstanding the impact of COVID and financial challenges, the country remains committed to eliminating the disease by 2025

Tariq Hashmat
Mar 24, 2022

Glaucoma : Losing sight of a global crisis?

The week of March 6 to 12, 2022, is being observed as World Glaucoma Week, a global initiative of World Glaucoma Association to raise awareness about an ailment that blinded 3.6 million people worldwide in 2020 alone. This World Glaucoma Week, Kruxd looks at the numbers behind this vision impairment.

Bhargavi Saikia
Mar 08, 2022

Explained: India’s Personal Data Protection Bill

India’s Personal Data Protection Bill was approved by the country’s parliamentary committee on December 2. What is the Bill about, and what does it hold for data security and privacy in a country of 1.4 billion people? Here’s what you need to know.

Bhargavi Saikia
Dec 28, 2021

#LargestVaccinationDrive: How is it going?

Nine months since the first dose of COVID vaccine was administered in the country, Kruxd breaks down the numbers in the marathon to vaccinate India’s 1.4 billion people.

Tariq Hashmat
Oct 11, 2021

A matter of heart: 34 deaths every minute

September 29 is observed as World Heart Day to promote the use of digital health to improve awareness, prevention and management of cardiovascular diseases globally. This year's theme is 'use heart to connect'.

Pushpita Dey
Sep 29, 2021

Know Dementia, know Alzheimer's, know the 55 million

September 21 is observed as World Alzheimer's Day every year to promote global awareness about Alzheimer's and other dementia diseases. This year, the theme for the campaign is Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer's.

Pushpita Dey
Sep 21, 2021

Obesity is bringing American toddlers to hospitals for COVID-19 treatment

50.3 per cent of COVID-19 hospital admissions in the country had obesity as an underlying health condition.

Anuja Venkatachalam
Sep 17, 2021

Life on Earth: A suicide every 40 seconds

September 10 is observed as World Suicide Prevention Day every year to promote global awareness. Despite the near-40 per cent fall in suicide rate in the last two decades, the number of suicides continues to grow with the growing population.

Pushpita Dey
Sep 13, 2021

COVID-19 patients with comorbidities have higher mortality rates

Identifying patients with a high risk of mortality can help in improving medical infrastructure to get better outcomes by reducing mortality rates. The average mortality rate among COVID-19 affected patients in India is around 8 per cent.

Pushpita Dey
Aug 24, 2021

Introducing Kruxd - a global repository to bring you access to health data

DataLEADS on Tuesday launched Kruxd, a global initiative to make health analytics easily accessible to the public.

Anuja Venkatachalam
Aug 16, 2021