Odisha has most contaminated sites in India: CPCB data
Of the 112 sites in India contaminated by toxic and hazardous substances, 23 were in Odisha followed by Uttar Pradesh (21) and Delhi (11)
Infectious diseases bigger global threat than climate change: World Economic Forum report
5 of the top 10 risks in terms of impact and likelihood are, however, all environmental
आंत के बैक्टीरिया और विटामिन डी के बीच है घनिष्ठ संबंध: अध्ययन
शोधकर्ताओं ने बतया कि 12 विशेष प्रकार के बैक्टीरिया सक्रिय विटामिन डी के साथ पुरुषों के आंत में कई बार दिखाई दिए। उनमें से ...
Agronomic recommendations: How are antibiotics being used on crops?
A few antibiotics considered critically important for human medicine are being recommended for use on over 100 crops, an analysis has found
Re-creating live-animal markets in the lab lets researchers see how pathogens like coronavirus jump species
Within markets like the one in Wuhan, there are abundant opportunities for the type of interactions that promote pathogen transmission among species
वायु प्रदूषण से हर तीन मिनट में एक बच्चे की मौत, राजस्थान सबसे ऊपर
एक अध्ययन में बताया गया है कि देश में प्रति तीन मिनट एक बच्चा अपने निचले फेफड़े के संक्रमण(एलआरआई) के कारण मौत के मुंह ...
What the toxic air did to Delhites
Down To Earth talks to doctors to get a sense of the ailments that residents of NCR are exposed to
South Africa should learn from Brazil about how to tackle ‘hidden hunger’
Belo Horizonte provides a noteworthy example of how innovative, integrated food and nutrition security policies can assist communities
Government schools encouraging healthier lifestyles: study
The onset of many lifestyle or non-communicable diseases can be prevented or delayed by addressing these risk factors earlier in life
Non-obese and lean Indians also prone to Type 2 diabetes
Study reveals that non-obese and even lean Indians have ectopic fat in liver and pancreas, which may contribute to insulin resistance leading to …
Moving towards a planet-friendly diet
New study recommends more fruits and veggies, less red meat for a healthy, planet-friendly diet
World Health Assembly: Political will needed to curb non-communicable diseases
Non-communicable diseases kill 41 million people each year, low and middle-class countries account for 80 per cent of these deaths
India’s air 'toxic': WHO
Fourteen of the world’s 20 most polluted cities are in India, says the new WHO database
Why are boys more malnourished than girls in India?
Going by a recent study on malnutrition in children in 10 Indian cities, parental bias for boys could be pushing them closer to junk food
At least 750,000 children at risk of contracting water-borne diseases in Eastern Ukraine: UNICEF
Eastern Ukraine’s drinking water supply has been affected as vital water infrastructures are damaged due to the conflict
Centre intends to notify rules for regulating livestock markets, taking care of seized animals
Every year, tens of thousands of cattle are routinely smuggled across the borders into Nepal for sacrifice
What could have turned yellow fever outbreak into a global disaster?
Fast spread of yellow fever and lack of steady supply of vaccine had put WHO and global aid agencies in a spot
Yellow fever grips DRC, Angola
More than 11 million doses of the yellow fever vaccine have been sent to Angola since February this year and more than 2 million to DRC
No more deaths recorded after bird flu outbreak: monitoring committee report
The committee was appointed to oversee disease control after over 70 birds died in Delhi and Gwalior zoos
Advocacy groups oppose Coca-Cola’s Rio Olympics sponsorship
A study claims that sugar-sweetened beverages led to around 180,000 deaths globally in 2010
World Health Assembly: health issues of women, children and elderly in focus
Health facilities available for older people are unequally distributed across the world
Deadly livestock disease continues to spread across world
Georgia recently reported its first-ever case of ovine rinderpest, also known as ovine rinderpest, while a new outbreak has occurred in the Maldives
The blood-sucking pest is altering itself with changing environment. But studies on it are few and far between
Pollution in your city: Is wearing a mask the solution?
Originally intended to safeguard industrial and health workers, masks have now emerged as people's defence mechanism against air pollution
Artemisinin-resistant malaria parasites can infect African mosquitoes, says study
This could have dreadful consequences for Africa, a continent vulnerable to malaria