Cancer has resulted in about six lakh deaths in India in 2010.

Cancer caused 5,56,400 deaths in the country in 2010 and 71 per cent of those who died were aged between 30 and 69 years, according to findings of the Million Death Study, one of the largest studie

High fluoride groundwater leads a health threat to millions of people around the world.

FLUOROSIS, the dental condi tion that is highly prevalent in Dharmapuri and adjoining areas in Tamil Nadu, will be eliminated when the Hogenak kal integrated drinking water project is implemented, Ga' gandeep Singh Bedi, Manag ing Director of TWAD, said.

While the official estimates of poverty in India are derived from the consumption expenditure data, economic proxies are increasingly used to explain the differentials in health and healthcare utilisation in population-based surveys.

The risk of gastrointestinal illness to swimmers from fresh sewage and non-sewage fecal sources at recreational beaches was predicted using quantitative microbial risk assessment (QMRA).

The purpose of this investigation was to assess exposure to drinking water fluoride and to evaluate the risk of dental fluorosis among the Harappanahalli population. The study covered all 20 areas in Harappanahalli and 80% of population that has access to public water supplies.

The hookah, a waterpipe, originated in India and became popular for smoking tobacco. It spread elsewhere and acquired other names like nargile, shisha, goza and hubble-bubble, before its popularity declined in India. A resurgence of hookah smoking is occurring in India and around the world, and is being promoted as safer than cigarette smoking.

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High fluoride level in drinking water causes different kinds of toxicosis in humans and animals. The present investigation was undertaken to observe different forms of enamal mottling in mature and immature domestic animals consuming water containing fluoride below the maximum permissible level.