There is a gap in TB cases registered and those opting for directly observed treatment (DOT) at civic or state hospitals. MUMBAI: The number of Mumbaikars dropping out of TB treatment (DOTS) increased from 12% in 2013 to 15% in 2017, according to data released by NGO Prajay.

BHUBANESWAR: Dengue positive cases are on the rise in the capital city.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s N.G. Textiles Vs. Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board dated 05/09/2018. This appeal has been preferred against the order of the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board dated 03.08.2018, directing the appellant to close the industrial process of the industry. The impugned order states that sample of effluent was collected at the time of inspection by a Joint Committee and the sample was found to be having mercury beyond the prescribed limit. According to the appellant, no mercury is used, as such, in its activities.

Outdoor pollution considered the primary cause

The incidence of asthma has almost doubled in the last five to six years in the city.

Insufficient physical activity is a leading risk factor for non-communicable disease, negatively impacting mental health and overall quality of life, according to this new study published in Lancet. Physical and mental health of more than 1.4 billion adults is at risk reveals the study that details the levels of insufficient physical activity in different countries and estimates global and regional trends

KOZHIKODE: Total number of leptospirosis related deaths in Kozhikode rose to 19 with the reporting of one confirmed and one suspected death here on Monday.

Human health risk assessment methods have advanced in recent years to more accurately estimate risks associated with exposure during childhood. However, predicting risks related to infant exposures to environmental chemicals in breast milk and formula remains challenging.

At the First and Second UN High-level Meetings on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) in 2011 and 2014, the World Health Organization released Country Profiles, highlighting the latest data on NCDs in each WHO Member State.

In 2015, diesel cars accounted for 41.3% of the total passenger car fleet in Europe. While harmonized emissions limits are implemented at the EU level, on-road emissions of diesel cars have been found to be up to 16 times higher than those measured in test stands.

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