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Dengue has become a major public health problem in Sri Lanka with a considerable economic burden.

The UNICEF-WHO low birthweight estimates report presents new global, regional and national estimates of low birthweight, showing that 1 in 7 babies worldwide – more than 20 million babies – are born with low birthweight. This puts them at serious risk of death, stunting and developmental difficulties.

Geothermal energy is globally recognized as a clean and reliable source of heat and electric power supply. The environmental and social risks posed by geothermal energy projects share common features with those of mining and extractive projects, as well as other large-scale energy infrastructure projects.

Geothermal energy is globally recognized as a clean and reliable source of heat and electric power supply. The environmental and social risks posed by geothermal energy projects share common features with those of mining and extractive projects, as well as other large-scale energy infrastructure projects.

The FSSAI has drafted new regulations called the Food Safety and Standards (Foods for Infant Nutrition) Regulations, 2019.

The objectives of this study were to characterize the emissions of indoor air pollutants from the burning of mosquito coils and cigarettes using a closed environmental chamber, to compare air pollutant emissions from different types of mosquito coils and cigarettes, which are popular in Indian market; to quantify emissions from burning of mosquito coils and cigarettes with respect to particulate matter (PM0.25, PM1.0, PM2.5, and PM10) and metals.

In spite of the prohibition on the use of Bisphenol-A (BPA) in baby feeding bottles, the toxic chemical continues to be found in some baby products sold in the Indian market. BPA is an endocrine disrupting chemical that has been accepted as the chemical of concern globally.

The brain produces a molecule which stimulates eating

Indulging in high-calorie ‘comfort’ foods when you are stressed can lead to more weight gain than usual, scientists say.

The awareness created for the polio vaccine with the help of the community must extend to other vaccines, said paediatricians

WMA expresses alarm following measles outbreak.

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