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‘Superbug’ that is killing 7 L people every year

Antibiotic resistance one of the biggest threats to global health; no new molecule discovered despite research.

05 Oct 2018 4:40 AM

Time running out for survivors as Indonesia death toll nears 1,400

In Geneva, the United Nations expressed frustration at the slow pace of the response.

03 Oct 2018 12:35 PM

IIT-Delhi students develop cheaper drug for snake bites

The estimated number of snake bites around the world is as high as 1.84 resulting in death of more than 1 million people every year.

12 Sep 2018 6:18 AM

FDA approves two new HIV drugs from Merck

The drugs have been approved to treat adults with the most common strain of the virus, HIV-1.

01 Sep 2018 11:10 AM

Healthy pets, healthy family

Here’s why the health of pets can have an impact on the health of human beings.

17 Aug 2018 12:23 AM

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Govt asks TV channels not to air magic pill ads

World health Organisation estimates the global fake drugs market at about USD 30 billion.

16 Aug 2018 11:05 AM

Maha citizens can live longer if WHO air pollution norms are followed: report

Report says denizens would live about four years longer.

16 Aug 2018 2:46 AM

Delhi exposed to more black carbon than others, says scientists

The study reported that in Hong Kong, UFP levels were up to four times higher than in cities in Europe.

12 Jul 2018 3:42 AM

Pet dogs help older adults stay active: study

Most of the research in this area has relied upon self- report measures of physical activity.

10 Jul 2018 5:05 PM

Water plant will provide relief to over 2K villagers

The project aims to provide arsenic free, safe drinking water as per WHO standards to Midnapore’s rural population.

05 Jul 2018 7:03 AM

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The dangerous side of gaming

There are many people who have become addicts to video games.

28 Jun 2018 12:31 AM

‘Schools must observe drug abuse day’

Since then the Central government has introduced stringent rules to curb the menace of drug abuse and trafficking.

23 Jun 2018 6:34 AM

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

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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

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

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