New research from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, has demonstrated for the first time how oil spills are increasing mortality rates among newborns in the Niger Delta of the country.

This World's Obesity day, do not forget to put on your running shoes every day or engage in other physical activities, and introduce some elements of fun in your life without indulging in processed

The Department of Environment, Science and Technology has finally decided to undertake a study on assessing the impact of environmental pollution in the industrial areas on the human health and rem

GENEVA - The World Health Organization reports some progress is being made in reducing premature deaths from non-communicable diseases.

Treating cancer with the latest drugs and techniques is costly and will not improve survival globally.

The centres will be in addition to the 31 centres already functioning and upgraded since 2014-15, when the government floated the scheme.

A new device can detect whether or not a tumor is cancerous in just 10 seconds - and should be in operating rooms as soon as 2018.

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, on Tuesday said it never claimed that mobile phones cause cancer.

Rajya Sabha MP Shamsher Singh Dullo had asked several questions, including if “it is a fact that the number of cancer patients is on the rise in the country, particularly in the states of Punjab an

The government on Tuesday told the Lok Sabha that the exposure to chemicals used in textile dyeing units can affect human health and the civic authorities would take action against any such industr

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