The State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) has finally woken up to chalk out an action plan to address air pollution in the state’s industrial hub of Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh (BBN) after it figured

NEW DELHI/JAMMU: The National Green Tribunal on Monday capped at 50,000 the number of pilgrims that can visit Vaishno Devi daily.

Doctors said in addition to the healthcare system, various government bodies, schools and parents too had a responsibility.

Mumbai: Even as several parts of India are in the grip of severe dengue outbreaks, the city had recorded the highest number of dengue death in last three years across the state with 14 deaths from

7 more dengue cases reported, total number of patients 112

Despite repeated calls, Girish Mahajan remained unavailable for comment

DEHRADUN: According to a latest report on seasonal influenza (H1N1) released by the ministry of health and family welfare's Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDPS), 8,543 people succumbed

After a brief respite, the national Capital again woke up to thick smog on Sunday, with the air quality index (AQI) clocking at 400 and shooting past the 'severe' category.

The presence of diarrhoeagenic bacteria such as Escherichia coli in drinking water indicates faecal and sewage contamination. Testing the microbial quality of drinking water at source (n = 29) and households (n = 43) of 29 peri-urban villages of Bengaluru city, indicated that 80% and 93% of samples respectively were unfit for human consumption as per WHO standards, i.e. nil E. coli in 100 ml sample. This also indicated that water gets contaminated further at the point-of-use when compared to the source.

Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are a matter of great concern in drug research. This study focuses on drugs which have been banned or withdrawn, due to serious problem of adverse reactions. Our attempt is to develop insights through plotting of data on cumulative counts of ADR reports. These data have been sourced from www.vigiaccess.org. Our expectation is that once a drug is banned/withdrawn, its count of ADR reports should fall precipitously and remain there. Instead a variety of shapes is encountered.

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