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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Aug 16, 2021