A number of public health catastrophes - arising largely out of environmental reasons — are staring the people of India in the face.

Delhi was the hardest hit this year with 15,730 registered cases and 38 deaths. Punjab had 13731 cases and 18 deaths while Haryana came a close third at 8066 cases and 12 deaths.

AHMEDABAD: On an average, 68 people die every day due to cancer in the state. A total of 24,667 people died of cancer in 2014. The figure was 23,966 in 2013.

In attempt to stop misuse or overuse of antibiotics, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is conducting an “antibiotic resistance survey,” based on which its latest policy on the use of th

World Health Organisation's (WHO) statistical profile 2015 for India states that the probability of dying between ages 30 and 70 due to cancer, cardiovascular diseases, chronic respiratory diseases

Forty years after being established with a mandate to generate data on the nutritional status of socially vulnerable groups, the National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau (NNMB) has been shut down by th

Researchers may have to comply with strin gent ethical and legal norms for testing new medicines on children.

Mouth cancer in men, gall bladder cancer in women show highest spike

Experts identified Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) as the biggest killer in NE and advised the states to go for massive prevention and control mechanism of the diseases.

A committee set up by the Centre to look into growing health problems among school going children has recommended that vendors should be barred from selling junk food during school hours in a vicin