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Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

The new "gaming disorder" classification from the World Health Organization revives a debate in the medical community.

22 Jun 2018 6:20 PM

Common white pigment linked to diabetes: study

The number of people with diabetes has quadrupled during the past four decades.

21 Jun 2018 2:06 PM

Hepatitis C: The silent killer

A lack of symptoms makes the diagnosis and treatment of this viral disease difficult. Improved awareness is the only recourse.

19 Jun 2018 12:18 AM

Farhan Akhtar becomes face of #EkChammachKam public health campaign

MCGM will take more than 50 bus-shelters, hoardings and railway station boards to promote the campaign across Mumbai city.

15 Jun 2018 3:24 PM

Let’s build strong support for elders and stop elder abuse

Institutional care provisions for older people must also deliver quality care and stop abuse and neglect.

14 Jun 2018 2:04 AM

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Nipah Virus outbreak result of tampering with nature, says JP Nadda

Addressing a press conference in Raipur on Monday, Nadda assured that the Centre is closely monitoring the situation in Kerala.

05 Jun 2018 12:20 PM

Fruit bat samples from Kerala test negative for Nipah virus

Earlier, samples of cattle, goats, pigs, and insect bats that were sent were also tested negative.

03 Jun 2018 10:47 AM

Mumbai in toxic chokehold

Who report reveals that nine in 10 Mumbai residents inhale bad air, which is equivalent of puffing four cigarettes daily.

29 May 2018 6:47 AM

Nipah virus outbreak linked to Kerala well with 'many bats'

Nipah Virus: Officials have tied initial deaths to 'many bats' in a well in Kerala from which the victims drew water, the government said.

23 May 2018 9:42 AM

Congo Ebola outbreak: Nurse becomes 27th victim to die from deadly virus

The nurse's death brings the toll to 27, with 49 cases of hemorrhagic fever, of which 22 have been confirmed as Ebola.

22 May 2018 3:06 PM

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Nestle to cut more sugar and salt in its products

Nestle and its rivals are under pressure from a shift in consumer preferences towards healthier food and away from processed products.

16 May 2018 9:28 AM

Ebola outbreak hits Congo, WHO to send vaccines to fight virus

WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus in Twitter post said agreement was made in a phone call with Congo's health minister on Thursday.

12 May 2018 9:02 AM

Mass vaccinations can't prevent Ebola outbreaks

Ebola virus outbreak control depends on surveillance and the isolation of cases, according to the study.

11 May 2018 8:26 AM

Rohingya refugees, host communities being vaccinated against cholera in Bangladesh

This is a second cholera vaccination campaign being held for the Rohingyas and their host communities.

08 May 2018 8:50 AM

WHO report is not correct, says state govt

The Haryana minister said that Delhi’s pollution level has always remained higher than these two cities.

05 May 2018 5:32 AM

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Kanpur, Delhi among worst polluted cities

According to the WHO data, nine out of 10 people in the world breathe air containing high levels of pollutants.

03 May 2018 6:13 AM

Centre told to find solution to air pollution

Hussain writes to Harsh Vardhan to call meet of environment ministers of NCR states.

03 May 2018 5:52 AM

14 Indian cities most polluted in world: WHO

Stress on meeting reduction targets by experts.

03 May 2018 2:30 AM

Dogs maul 3 young children to death, villagers take revenge by killing 13 animals

Villagers in Khairabad took law into their own hands after being gripped by panic over daily attacks that have left 14 children dead.

02 May 2018 4:15 PM

Dealing with teenage depression

Depression can strike among teens as early as twelve, making it necessary to evaluate them.

30 Apr 2018 2:52 AM

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