New Delhi, Jan 30 IANS | 9 months ago

Having a lesser life span than women, Indian men are also two to four times more prone to cancer, stone diseases, suicides and heart attacks and five to six times more likely to fall prey "lifestyle diseases", an expert said Thursday.

Over 1.3 billion Indian men are suffering from kidney disorders among other health issues but are unable to get early and effective treatment due to dearth of urologists in India, said Rajiv Sood, head of the urology department at Ram Manohar Lohia hospital here.

Speaking at the Urological Society of India Conference here, he said: "Till now men's health had no place in national health programmes. We only focused on child and women health."

"We are unaware of the fact that the average life span of man is five years less than women in India.

"There is fast-paced technological advancement in urology and there are a number of options available for optimal patients' care but they are going unnoticed for want of awareness," added Sood, calling for focus on newer equipments and drugs to cure urological problems of Indian men.

(Posted on 30-01-2014)

Share This Page:

Post your comments

Information on States of India:

Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Arunachal Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal


Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |


Alappuzha | Ernakulam | Idukki | Kannur | Kasaragod | Kollam | Kottayam | Kozhikode | Malappuram | Palakkad | Pathanamthitta | Thiruvananthapuram | Thrissur | Wayanad |


Airports of India | Districts of India | India Pilgrim Centers | Tourism Map of India | National Highways in India | India Railway Routes |


Ahmadabad | Bangalore | Chennai | Coimbatore | Delhi | Hyderabad/Secunderabad | Kochi | Kolkata | Mumbai | Pondicherry | Pune | Surat |