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May 21, 2019 04:37
Wildlife scientists around the globe have warned about TCM’s alleged ties to the decline of wild animals, especially threatened big cats. read more
May 03, 2019 05:57
While the World Health Organisation (WHO) has set a standard of 0.01 parts per million (ppm) for lead in milk, the samples from Borivli recorded 0.03ppm and those from Goregaon recorded 0.026ppm for the metal. read more
Apr 25, 2019 10:28
Malaria is caused by the bite of an infected female Anopheles mosquito. The Sub-Saharan Africa region sees the maximum cases and deaths related to malaria read more
Apr 05, 2019 18:12
For heavy drinkers, consuming four or more drinks a day, blood pressure rises significantly and the risk of stroke increases by around 35 percent, the study found. read more
Feb 15, 2019 14:25
Food contaminated with bacteria, viruses, parasites, toxins or chemicals causes more than 600 million people to fall ill and 420,000 to die worldwide every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). read more
Feb 12, 2019 18:05
Seeking to address fluoride contamination in drinking water, chemical engineers have developed a portable and user-friendly device that can measure fluoride concentration accurately and reliably. read more
Jan 26, 2019 23:29
Although India declared leprosy eliminated in 2005 after reaching the World Health Organization (WHO) target of less than one case per 10,000 population, more than half the world’s leprosy numbers are from India. read more
Jan 25, 2019 22:14
WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia Poonam Khetrapal Singh said , “Though the number of leprosy cases has steadily declined worldwide, an estimated 2,00,000 cases continue to be reported every year, with India accounting for more than half.” read more
Dec 15, 2018 09:15
ICMR, the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, however, is not the implementing authority and cannot fix prices of the test. read more
Dec 08, 2018 07:45
The actual number of deaths, however, could be higher as per the report, which estimates that there were 2.99 lakh traffic fatalities. This means, an estimated 22.6 people per 100,000 population died of traffic accidents in India in 2016. read more
Dec 06, 2018 14:13
The World Health Organization (WHO) report highlights why health considerations are critical to the advancement of climate action and outlines key recommendations for policy makers. read more
Nov 20, 2018 09:12
India’s reduction, the sharpest within a year, now means the country accounts for 4% of the world’s total malaria cases, and is no longer among the world’s top three countries in terms of number of cases (around 8.7 million in 2017). read more
Nov 08, 2018 01:04
Civic body to immunise 30 lakh children in age group of nine months to 15 years read more
Nov 01, 2018 18:04
While donors and governments with the capacity to provide resources at a global scale can replenish these ‘Global Health Funds’, domestic donors can partner with their respective governments to set up similar mechanisms to multiply the impact that they... read more