MUMBAI: Antibiotics are so overprescribed that a Kochi hospital managed to cut down the use of restricted antibiotics — considered the last-resort medicines for seriously ailing patients — by as mu

AHMEDABAD: The minute you step outside your house, vehicular fumes hit you. As you go further, under-construction roads or building add to the particulate matter you breathe in.

A total of 11.57 lakh cancer cases was reported in India this year, a 15.7 per cent increase over the 10 lakh cases reported in 2012, Ravi Mehrotra, director of Indian Council of Medical Research’s

AHMEDABAD: Even as the Gujarat government continues to maintain a studied silence on the status of Zika virus infection in Amraiwadi area, the state health department’s own surveillance notes sugge

Mumbai: Air pollution is emerging as the third major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in India.

Guwahati: New HIV infections have been reported in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram in 2017, in spite of an overall decline in HIV infection in the country, according to a National A

Here’s a piece of information you may find hard to believe.

About 33.6% of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) (DALYs) could be attributed to ambient air pollution, 25.8% to household air pollution and 21% to smoking.

Disability adjusted life years or DALYs are years of healthy life lost to premature death and suffering.

Task force set up on Monday to develop early warning system for air pollution in Delhi-NCR

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