The study covered 57,000 people across 15 states and Union Territories

On an average, diabetes is twice as common in urban areas than in rural areas

Activists want Monsanto's GMO field trial permits overturnedActivists want Monsanto's GMO field trial permits overturned

HYDERABAD / VISAKHAPATNAM: Rumours of alleged sale of plastic rice at some grocery stores caused jitters among the people+ of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday.

Reviewing dengue and chikungunya preparedness in the national Capital, Lt.

An amount of Rs 4.65 crore has been allocated to East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) for the same purpose, a senior government official said.

JAIPUR: A new Michigan strain of virus is circulating in the state causing swine flu but doctors claimed that nothing to worry about as the existing treatment available in hospitals is effective.

Rising global temperatures are causing increases in the frequency and severity of extreme climatic events, such as floods, droughts, and heat waves. We analyze changes in summer temperatures, the frequency, severity, and duration of heat waves, and heat-related mortality in India between 1960 and 2009 using data from the India Meteorological Department. Mean temperatures across India have risen by more than 0.5°C over this period, with statistically significant increases in heat waves.

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), Business Unity SA (Busa) and the South African Sugar Association (Sasa) have agreed that the introduction of a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages

The Air Quality Index is calculated with the help of a calculator developed by the Central Pollution Control Board, New Delhi.

NEW DELHI: Is there a link between pollution and autoimmune diseases? Researchers from AIIMS plan to undertake a detailed study in this regard.