Gurgaon: The number of deaths from respiratory ailments being reported by hospitals in Gurgaon is rising year-on-year with the city's consistently high levels of air pollution seen as the exacerbat

WHO alerts countries to the increasing trend of resistance to HIV drugs detailed in a report based on national surveys conducted in several countries. The Organization warns that this growing threat could undermine global progress in treating and preventing HIV infection if early and effective action is not taken.

NAGPUR: The state government has started taking steps to develop Rashtrasant Tukadoji Regional Cancer Centre (RST) into a state-of-the-art Tertiary Care Cancer Centre (TCCC).

Peak season of vector-borne diseases starts from mid-July and continues till the end of November, says health official

GURUGRAM: An advisory has been issued on Monday by the state health department following a rise in the swine flu cases in other parts of the country.

KOLKATA: Dengue on Wednesday claimed its fourth victim in south Dum Dum this year with the death a 43-year-old homemaker. Ranjita Mondal, the victim, had tested positive on July 15.

The death toll in Maharashtra so far this year is higher than the number of deaths from H1N1 in the whole country in 2016 — 265

Ghana loses about 290 million U.S. dollars and 79 million U.S. dollars annually to poor sanitation and open defecation respectively, state-owned Ghana News Agency (GNA) reported here Tuesday.

The tobacco industry is hampering efforts to introduce life-saving interventions in low and middle-income countries, according to a report by the World Health Organization.

The latest WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic finds that more countries have implemented tobacco control policies, ranging from graphic pack warnings and advertising bans to no smoking areas.

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