Health care as provided by the Constitution

Health care as provided by the Constitution

Dr KK Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee

The Constitution of India is the supreme law, which governs the country and aims to secure social, economic and political justice for all citizens of the country. It does so through a framework of political principles, procedures, and practices and by defining rights, powers and duties of the government.

One of the most important fundamental rights is health, a basic need for all.

Although, right to health is not included as a fundamental right in the Constitution, it provides for health under various articles….read more


Screen your patients for anxiety and depression as a routine

Dr KK Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee

Anxiety and depression are as strong predictors of various diseases such as high blood pressure, heart disease, arthritis, headaches, back pain and stomach upset as are obesity and smoking, according to the new research from the University of California San Francisco published online Dec. 17, 2018 in Health Psychology.

A population-based cohort study in the US analyzed data from more than 15,000 older adults enrolled in the Health and Retirement study over a four-year period and examined the longitudinal…read more

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