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BHOPAL: For the second year in a row, over 1,000 peoplehave tested positive for vector-borne diseases like chikungunya and dengue in the state capital.

1991 Gulf War (GW) veterans continue to experience debilitating cognitive and mood problems more than two decades following their return from deployment. Suspected causes for these cognitive complaints include additive and/or synergistic effects of the varying combinations of exposures to chemicals in theater, including pesticides and pyridostigmine bromide (PB) pills.

WHO is recommending that farmers and the food industry stop using antibiotics routinely to promote growth and prevent disease in healthy animals. The new WHO recommendations aim to help preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics that are important for human medicine by reducing their unnecessary use in animals.

Focused for decades on ending hunger, African countries have largely failed to address a rising obesity epidemic that could soon become the greater public health crisis, experts said as new data wa

DAKAR, Nov 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A bacterial infection passed from mothers to babies kills around 150,000 unborn children and infants a year but has been widely overlooked in developing

Aliko Dangote Foundation has pledged to expend $100 million (about N36 billion) over the next five years to tackle malnutrition in the worst-affected parts of Nigeria.

Monrovia — Liberians were dying in their thousands from the Ebola epidemic that plagued the country in 2014 while donor funds sent to the Liberia National Red Cross Society to fight the deadly viru

KOLKATA: CPM councillors staged a protest demonstration against Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee on Monday accusing him of failing to take effective measures to tame the dengue outbreak in the city.

‘India suffers from twin-problem of under-nutrition and obesity’

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