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184th Day Of Lockdown

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public health

6,00,000 people succumb to COVID-19 globally

While the U.S. leads global infections, South Africa now ranks as the fifth worst-hit country in the pandemic with 350,879 cases

19 Jul 2020 12:39 PM

Fighting against fungal infections

Antibiotics are normally used to treat bacterial infections.

05 Aug 2019 7:58 AM

World Health Organization plagued by travel expense abuses

The UN health agency struggles with travel abuses, while they try to raise funds their fight against Ebola, according to the latest auditors' report.

21 May 2019 4:58 PM

New hope for saving the Arctic

Trump administration revaluating its controversial offshore drilling plans after strong opposition from people and lawmakers alike.

26 Apr 2019 3:01 PM

Dr Gagandeep Kang, first Indian woman Fellow of Royal Society in 360 years

She aims to get the best of vaccine to market and even push them into state immunisation programmes.

24 Apr 2019 2:08 PM

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Vaping: A safer alternative to smoking?

Smoking pot vs. tobacco: What science says about lighting up.

08 Apr 2019 2:55 PM

Air pollution reducing lifespans in south-east Asia

Worsening air pollution reducing lifespans in Indonesia, which has lesser air pollution as compared to countries like India, Bangladesh and China.

29 Mar 2019 4:08 PM

Dining out with food allergies may be safer with at least 15 precautions

The survey suggests that engaging in a wide variety of preventive efforts may reduce a patient’s risk.

25 Nov 2018 9:48 AM

Millions left behind as diabetes drives surge in insulin demand

Diabetes now affects 9 per cent of all adults worldwide.

21 Nov 2018 9:26 AM

US to restrict e-cigarette flavours to fight teenage vaping 'epidemic'

The ban means only tobacco, mint and menthol flavors can be sold.

09 Nov 2018 4:43 PM

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Craving for a ciggy? Breathe Delhi air

Pollution same as smoking 15-20 cigarettes a day, ‘severe’ deterioration from Mon likely.

04 Nov 2018 12:55 AM

Prevention better than cure if not for profits

Prevention is not better than cure when your profits depend upon people getting sick.

04 Nov 2018 12:44 AM

World Mental Health Day: Mental health crisis could cost world USD 16 trillion by 2030

The “Lancet Commission” report said the growing crisis could cause lasting harm to people, communities and economies worldwide.

10 Oct 2018 12:35 PM

Kids whose mothers use marijuana may try it at a younger age

Marijuana has been linked with negative consequences such as impairments in concentration and decision-making.

25 Sep 2018 10:07 AM

Back pain linked to substance abuse in teenagers

Here is what researchers found.

11 Sep 2018 12:45 PM

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Negative memories of gym class may impact adults' lifestyle

34 per cent of respondents reported feeling embarrassed by their childhood PE experience.

04 Sep 2018 8:30 PM

Alcohol causes over 2 million deaths each year worldwide

Researchers say there is no safe level of alcohol as its adverse effects on other aspects of health outweigh any health benefits of alcohol.

24 Aug 2018 2:21 PM

Patients with healthcare-associated infections may suffer emotional pain

Fear affected patients' personal and workplace relationships.

17 Aug 2018 9:39 AM

Cleaning products could protect you from toxic chemicals

Flame retardant chemicals have been linked to endocrine disruption, decreased fertility, and thyroid dysfunction in humans.

28 Jun 2018 5:27 PM

In US, cigarette smoking reaches new low: Study

However, large disparities remain, with people living in rural areas still far more likely to smoke than city-dwellers.

19 Jun 2018 7:41 PM

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