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KOLKATA: The muted symptoms of pancreatic cancer — that claimed the life of Goa CM Manohar Parrikar on Sunday — make it one of the deadliest forms of cancer.

MUMBAI: Bombay high court has, in an interim order, stayed the Maharashtra government's two-and-half-year-old directive capping the price of dengue tests at 600.

Weekly health bulletin by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) reported the rise in the waterborne diseases within city limits.

Tobacco kills more than 7 million people per year and is costing the world economy US$1.4 trillion annually in health care costs and productivity losses. Tobacco growing causes up to 5 percent of deforestation in growing countries and results in biodiversity loss and soil degradation, as well as water and soil pollution from pesticide use.

HYDERABAD: With the deadly swine flu virus (H1N1) becoming highly active since the beginning of the year and 35 new cases being detected in the last few days, health experts warned people to be cau

NEW DELHI: Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) can cause poisoning, a government panel has said, adding another stroke of approval to the health ministry's advisory to states asking them to

Two people died and 285 were infected with swine flu (H1N1) in Tamil Nadu from January to March 10 this year, data of Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, Union Health Ministry, show.

JAIPUR: Even in winters, dengue has taken toll on the health of the people in the city. So far this year, 93 persons have already been tested positive for dengue in the city.

African countries should embark on a radical policy reorientation to encourage investments in renewable energy sources and boost their resilience to climate change, campaigners said on Thursday.

A mosquito-killing drug tested in Burkina Faso reduced malaria cases by a fifth among children and could be an important new tool in the global fight against the disease, researchers said.

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