The sex ratio at birth (SRB; ratio of male to female live births) imbalance in parts of the world over the past few decades is a direct consequence of sex-selective abortion, driven by the coexistence of son preference, readily available technology of prenatal sex determination, and fertility decline. Estimation of the degree of SRB imbal

Four million children develop asthma every year as a result of air pollution from cars and trucks, equivalent to 11,000 new cases a day, a landmark study has found.

South Sudan and China on Wednesday signed two infrastructure development pacts for the renovation of a new bridge and the modernization of a health facility in the East African country.

Social network data of tuberculosis (TB) patients could explain the source and pattern of disease spread. A review of the published literature highlights that social network data could identify hidden social or epidemiological links among TB patients and improved TB case finding.

Globally, the estimates suggest that there are 170 new cases of traffic pollution-related asthma per 100,000 children every year, and 13% of childhood asthma cases diagnosed each year are linked to traffic pollution. The country with the highest proportion of traffic pollution-attributable childhood asthma incidence was South Korea (31%), the UK ranked 24th out of 194 countries, the US 25th, China 19th, and India 58th.

Natural forests store more carbon for longer compared to plantations and agroforestry.

The global solar PV market is expected to bounce back from slower growth in 2018 with a return to form in 2019 that will see double-digit growth in the range of 25% and total solar installations ne

A forest fire broke out in the city of Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, at around 4:20 p.m. Monday, local authorities said Tuesday.

A Chinese firm opened a 4.5 billion shilling (45 million U.S. dollars) plastic waste recycling plant in eastern Kenya on Monday to help curb environmental degradation.

NEW DELHI: Even as India and China together accounted for over 50% of the total 5 million deaths globally from air pollution in 2017, both countries have initiated significant steps to address the

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