The globe is facing a "tidal wave" of cancer, and restrictions on alcohol and sugar need to be considered, say World Health Organization scientists.

The number of cancer patients is rising every year, with most people unaware of the disease and even those, who know about the disease, opting for treatment only during advanced stages.

Between 350,000 and 500,000 Chinese die prematurely each year because of the country's disastrous air pollution, says China's former health minister

The proportion of Indian men who smoke every day has fallen from a third to a little over a fifth over the last three decades, but the percentage of women smokers has remained largely unchanged.

A recent study undertaken by students of CEPT University, that monitored the ambient air quality of Ahmedabad at 32 locations, shows that at least 15 areas in the city, including its own campus, ha

Shanghai warned children and the elderly to stay indoors as smog enveloped China’s commercial hub, sending levels of the worst pollutants surging to more than 15 times World Health Organization gui

Release of dioxin in the air through burning of municipal waste, hospital waste and automobile emission is the major cause behind the spread of cancer in the state.

People of as many as 18 districts of Assam are prone to several water–borne diseases following a fact that arsenic in ground–water of these districts is found beyond permissible limit (0.05 mg/litr

China's residents' health at risk as air pollution levels in the city of Harbin reach off-the-chart levels

After Delhi and Pune, now it is the turn of Mumbai to get its own model to predict the quality of air.