Dengue and other types of viral fevers continue to hit residents, with a number of patients thronging the local PGIMS as well as government and private hospitals in the district.

KOLKATA: An overwhelming 85% of dengue patients in Kolkata were affected with serotype II of the virus — considered the second most virulent of the four serotypes to which immunity is low in the ci

Copenhagen has been struggling with air pollution for many years now. Pollution from lorries, vans, buses and cars each year costs lives.

Air pollution cuts the average lifespan of people around the globe by almost two years, analysis shows, making it the single greatest threat to human health.

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) on Tuesday slashed its recommended limits in the food of dioxins and related toxins - chemicals that have been linked to problems with reproductive health,

A global diabetes epidemic is fueling record demand for insulin but tens of millions will not get the injections they need unless there is a dramatic improvement in access and affordability, a new

With H1N1 cases, commonly referred to as swine flu, highest in Maharashtra, the state’s public health department has introduced detailed treatment protocol for doctors to reduce mortality in critic

MUMBAI: Antibiotics are so overprescribed that a Kochi hospital managed to cut down the use of restricted antibiotics — considered the last-resort medicines for seriously ailing patients — by as mu

NEW DELHI: New thermal power plants ( (TPPs) in India will now have to comply with ‘human health and environment’ criteria as part of their mandatory environmental clearance procedures.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashis Thakur & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 20/11/2018 regarding Steel Authority of India carrying on coal mining activities in Ramnagar Colliery and there have been earth cutting and and blasting of dynamites within hundred metres of residential areas. It is alleged that such activities have resulted in causing continuous vibration and noise pollution.

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