This study by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Harvard Medical School (HMS) published in latest edition of the journal Lancet reveals that despite improved medication and government as well as aid agencies’ efforts, the number of children suffering from tuberculosis (TB) annually has doubled since 2011.

Researchers have suggested that people with a genetic predisposition to obesity are at a higher risk of obesity and related chronic diseases from eating fried foods than those with a lower genetic

Crops on 26L hectare hit; Rs 2600 cr sanctioned for relief

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, interacting with journalists after a high- level meeting on relief for hailstorm- hit farmers, said that the succession of hailstorms in the state had caused damage to the tune of Rs 13,000 crore.

Eight states seek help from Centre, hope poll code is not a hindrance

Unseasonal rains and sudden hailstorms have destroyed crops worth crores in farmland in states including Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Punjab posing a threat to expected yields besides causing huge losses to farmers.

Producing as much energy as it consumes by using geothermal cooling systems and solar energy, eastern India’s first net-zero energy building will come up at Bhubaneswar next year.

Washington: A new study has shown that obesity in adolescent girls is linked to lower academic attainment levels throughout their teenage years.

The research conducted by the Universities of Strathclyde, Dundee, Georgia and Bristol is the most comprehensive study yet carried out into the association between obesity and academic attainment in adolescence.

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the centre to provide details on the number of deaths and severe adverse effects caused to people who were subjected to clinical trials.

Jammu: The Comptroller and Auditor General has claimed that prime lands in Jammu and Kashmir were allegedly transferred at concessional rate to various trusts though the lands were under commercial

The 400-km-long Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway, expected to cost Rs 27,000 crore, is among the four expressways that may be scrapped unless the state governments concerned are prepared to take care of

At a time when Goa and some other states are locked in legal battles in the Supreme Court to reduce the buffer zone around reserved forests and eco-sensitive areas from 10 to one kilometres, Enviro