AGARTALA: Tripura health minister Sudip Roy Barman said on Tuesday that cases of malaria are decreasing in the state.

The economically depressed Vaal River district is facing catastrophe as sewage from the Emfuleni water waste works continues to spill into the river, with the area’s core agricultural and tourism i

The E protein in Zika virus is mutated and very different from the envelop protein of other flaviviruses such as dengue, West Nilevirus, yellow fever and Japanese encephalitis.

A new study on lung cancer has thrown up disturbing trends on the emergence of the disease among non-smokers, younger people and females.

BENGALURU: A recent study by a senior pulmonologist has revealed that the city’s air pollution is resulting in rising incidence of chronic cough among children.

Health Effects Institute has published Household Air Pollution and Noncommunicable Disease, which provides a critical assessment of the state of the science examining the linkages between household air pollution formed by the burning of solid fuels and noncommunicable diseases.

Study says it leads to obesity, early metabolic problem.

Many also suffer from pre-diabetic and hypertensive conditions

KOLKATA: In a desperate attempt to enforce strict dengue prevention rules at city’s construction sites, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation has served ‘stop work’ notices to as many as 50 under-cons

Doctors and NGOs urge the Centre and the State to ban lime or chuna in plastic sachets used in betel chewing and also acids used as cleaning agents in home.

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