GURUGRAM: Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki launched the ‘Healthy Lung, Healthy Haryana’ initiative in the city on Saturday, which aims to reduce respiratory diseases in the state.

The NCAP draft, however, notes that many international studies often report data on mortality due to air pollution exposure, and "these studies use extrapolation techniques for air quality and heal

Low- and middle-income groups are the worst affected by pollution; 92% of deaths due to pollution occurred in that income group

The three municipal corporations in the national Capital, North, South and East, are all set to issue an advisory against dengue and other vector-borne diseases in all schools from Monday asking st

Bricks are one of the important building materials. In India, fired clay bricks are produced in traditional, unorganized small scale industries.

The largest age group represented in the study was 19 to 45 years.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With another monsoon season round the corner, the Health Department has found itself in a Catch-22 situation.

It has been reported that higher plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D is associated with lower risk of type 2 diabetes. However the results to date have been mixed and no adequate data based on a cohort are available for the high end of the normal range, above approximately 32 ng/ml or 80 nmol/L.

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Officials of the World Health Organisation (WHO), and the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) have commenced investigation into the cause of widespread soot in Rivers State.

Taking high doses of supplements containing green tea extracts may be associated with liver damage, according to new research from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

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