Rickety old buses lying abandoned at Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) depots here were breeding grounds for mosquitoes, leading to a rise in dengue and chikungunya, the National Green Tribunal has

Delhi has witnessed significant ozone build-up this summer, adding to the public health risk -- shows a latest analysis done by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). Building up to the World Environment Day, CSE has analysed the real-time air quality data available from the key monitoring locations of Delhi Pollution Control Committee for the summer months of 2016 and 2017. This shows ozone pollution in the city is worsening progressively with the onset of summer.

Over the past two decades, Asia and the Pacific have not only experienced rapid growth, but in parallel saw a rapid increase in overweight people and obesity. The latest available data indicated that over 40.9% of adults in the region are overweight compared to 34.6% in 1993.

LUDHIANA: Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Wednesday organised a conference on 'Sustainable Development Challenges in India' at New Delhi in which member of parliament and senior BJP leade

MANGALURU: With a death suspected due to dengue in the district, the vector-borne diseases have arrived along with monsoons.

CYP1A1 gene is involved in estrogen metabolism, and previously, we have reported association of variant rs2606345 with altered anti-epileptic drugs (AED) response in North Indian women with epilepsy (WWE). The present study aims to replicate the pharmacogenetic association, perform functional characterization and study its distribution within ethnically diverse Indian population. The variant was genotyped in 351 patients to assess the pharmacogenetic association and 552 healthy individuals belonging to 24 different ethnic groups to examine the distribution in Indian population.

Countries in this category may experience outbreaks of the disease, which will be difficult to distinguish from seasonal fluctuations or surveillance artefacts: warns WHO

NEW DELHI: Shocked at the "complete apathy" in removing garbage from residential areas, the Delhi high court on Wednesday cracked the whip on civic agencies.

VARANASI: After the detection of first cases of Zika virus in Gujarat, the health department in Varanasi has issued an alert suggesting dos and don'ts for preventing and controlling mosquito breedi

70,230 tobacco users screened in Coimbatore, Tirupur and Erode districts; 88 out of 1 lakh had oral cancer

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