This report from the USAID-funded Adaptation Thought Leadership and Assessments (ATLAS) project examines efforts to better understand and manage the risks of extreme heat on human wellbeing, including the public health burden heat poses and the direct and indirect impacts of heat waves.

HYDERABAD: Telangana has recorded the highest number of cases of swine flu between January 1 and 27 in south India.

KOLKATA: The KMC health department on Wednesday decided to deploy drones to locate potential breeding grounds for mosquitoes.

Coarse particulate matter with aerodynamic diameter between 2.5 and 10μm (PM2.5–10) air pollution is a severe environmental problem in developing countries, but its challenges to public health were rarely evaluated. The researchers aimed to investigate the associations between day-to-day changes in PM2.5–10 and cause-specific mort

Nagpur: Pre-school age children (up to the age of 5) from areas that have high industrial pollution are more prone to dental problems, according to the local chapter of Indian Dental Association (I

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shri Vijayaraghava Reddy & Others Versus Graphite India Limited & Others dated 28/01/2019 regarding high level of air pollution caused by the graphite dust emitted by Graphite India Limited located at ITPL main road, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Soils in tropical and temperate locations are known to be a sink for the genetic potential of anthropogenic-driven acquired antibiotic resistance (AR). In contrast, accumulation of acquired AR is less probable in most Polar soils, providing a platform for characterizing background resistance and establishing a benchmark for assessing AR spread.

With 5.2 lakh children and 23,000 school teachers educated on the virus in four years, with close to 1 lakh dogs vaccinated annually, and 106 positive samples between 2017 and 2018, Goa is the firs

Malnutrition in all its forms, including obesity, undernutrition, and other dietary risks, is the leading cause of poor health globally. In the near future, the health effects of climate change will considerably compound these health challenges. Climate change can be considered a pandemic because of its sweeping effects on the health of humans and the natural systems we depend on (ie, planetary health).

MEERUT: The health department issued an advisory to be more vigilant as the number of swine flu cases crossed 60 on Wednesday.