JAIPUR: One who smokes might not be aware that tobacco is the single most preventable cause of cancer. Health experts say that if tobacco is eliminated, 30-40% cases of cancer can be prevented.

Nagpur: Every year in India, around 26.45% premature deaths (among people above 25 years) are due to air pollution from thermal power plants and industries.

A new study has suggested 13 measures, including reducing emissions from thermal power plants and cutting use of solid fuel in households, which, it said, can reduce air pollution levels by almost

Every year in India, around 26.45% premature deaths (among people above 25 years) are due to air pollution from thermal power plants and industries.

New report reveals 13 solutions to air pollution that can help reduce pollution levels by 40% nationally. A new study by Louisiana State University (LSU) points out towards 13 measures that can reduce air pollution levels by almost 40 percent and avoid nine lakh premature deaths caused by air pollution in India every year.

Since Bangladesh government issued a ban on the use of highly toxic WHO Class I pesticides, annual consumption of herbicides like Paraquat have been sharply increasing in the markets. Paraquat poisoning is an emerging public health threat and its high mortality rate is responsible for a significant number of deaths. Diagnostic limitations and unavailable sample at presentation have resulted in under-reporting and lack of awareness among the treating physicians, making Paraquat poisoning one of the most neglected toxicological emergencies.

Rwanda on Tuesday launched a nationwide awareness campaign on the dangers of plastic pollution to humans, farm animals, aquatic lives and the environment.

Global warming could bring a serious problem for the two billion people on the planet who depend on one grain for their staple diet: less nutritious rice to sustain them.

The global epidemiological trends of many viral diseases clearly indicate resurgence of some hitherto quiescent yet virulent pathogens and emergence of new strains that pose a challenge to medical

Daily smoker on an average spends Rs 1,217.3 per month on cigarettes and Rs 158.2 on beedis.

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