There are many forms of air pollution. There is no doubt that air pollution is not healthy. The uncertainty is at what level is it an acceptable risk.

Air pollution has jumped to number five spot amongst the top killers in India.

Releasing India-specific data, the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) warned that outdoor air pollution caused 627,000 deaths and 17.7 million healthy years of life lost in 2010. Worldwide, outdoor air pollution caused 3.2 million premature deaths and over 74 million years of healthy life lost in 2010.

About 82 people die from cancer every day in Shanghai, which has a higher cancer rate than the national average, according to the Shanghai Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs, e.g., cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, neurological diseases) have been the commonest cause of death and disability globally for at least the last three decades. Even in sub-Saharan Africa, NCDs contribute a third of the disability-adjusted life year burden. However, research resources allocated to NCDs in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are trivial.

New Delhi: The city seems to be paying an increasingly heavy price for its deteriorating air quality.

Malda: Bidis bind villagers of Malda’s Uttar Dariyapur together, and so does cancer.

Death rates from cancer are "set to fall dramatically" by 2030, according to Cancer Research UK.

Cancer has replaced heart disease as the leading cause of death among US Hispanics, likely reflecting the large number of young, working-age Hispanics in America, according to a report by the Ameri

Cancer is a leading cause of disease worldwide. An estimated 12.7 million new cancer cases occurred in 2008. Lung, female breast, colorectal and stomach cancers accounted for 40% of all cases diagnosed worldwide. In men, lung cancer was the most common cancer (16.5% of all new cases in men).

Letter to Navin Kumar, Chief Secretary, Govt of Bihar from Medha Patkar on Utkal Asbestos Limited [UAL] in Vaishali, Bihar.