High antibiotic and antifungal concentrations in wastewater from anti-infective drug production may exert selection pressure for multidrug-resistant (MDR) pathogens. We investigated the environmental presence of active pharmaceutical ingredients and their association with MDR Gram-negative bacteria in Hyderabad, South India, a major production area for the global bulk drug market.

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MEERUT: Angered by poor implementation of its repeated orders to provide safe drinking water to the affected villages in six western Uttar Pradesh districts, the national green tribunal warned the

Doctors and staffers handling swine-flu cases at Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) are facing the threat of virus as none of them have been provided swine-flu vaccines.

JAIPUR: In a reversal of trend, there has been a spurt in swine flu cases in April this year unlike earlier ones when H1N1 influenza cases usually subside.

Taking note of Tuesday's TOI report highlighting lack of preparedness in fighting dengue and chikungunya in the city, the high court on Tuesday demanded answers.

The noise pollution in the city has touched alarming levels, according to the data available with the Uttarakhand pollution control board which shows that the major intersections of Dehradun have n

Noise pollution poses a high risk to human health. This briefing presents updated estimates of the numbers of people exposed to environmental noise pollution in Europe. It also provides a new summary of the measures being used in Member States to manage noise.

WHO's latest report spotlights critical gaps in prevention coverage, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. An estimated 43% of people at risk of malaria in the region were not protected by either a net or indoor insecticide spraying in 2015.

DURBAN - A legal battle rages on between waste management company EnviroServ and the civil group Upper Highway Air (UHA) over the operations at the controversial Shongweni landfill site.

Dried plant products of North west Rajasthan which are cooked as a vegetable known as Trikuta-seeds of Acacia Senegal (L.) Willd., unripe fruits of Capparis deciduas (Forssk.) Edgew. and unripe pods of Prosopis cineraria (L.) Druce were tested against seven clinical isolates including one Gram positive and six Gram negative bacteria using Agar well diffusion method.

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