Units discharged untreated chemical effluents into creek

Lakhs of farmers and workers who frequent Punjab's grain markets face a major heath hazard due to the dust-laden air at these sites, but it will soon be a thing of the past with state pollution con

Air pollutants like particulate matter (PM), ozone (O3), sulphur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), carbon monoxide (CO), and lead (Pb) can affect the lung in numerous ways like inflammation, o

JAIPUR: Acute encephalitis cases will be on the radar in the state as Nipah infection can cause complications from acute respiratory syndrome to fatal encephalitis.

A key component of achieving universal health coverage is ensuring that all populations have access to quality health care. Examining where gains have occurred or progress has faltered across and within countries is crucial to guiding decisions and strategies for future improvement. We used the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2016 (GBD 2016) to assess personal health-care access and quality with the Healthcare Access and Quality (HAQ) Index for 195 countries and territories, as well as subnational locations in seven countries, from 1990 to 2016.

The estimates should not be perceived as instant deaths, said the report, clarifying that they represent premature (earlier than the expected lifetime of the Indian population) deaths due to chroni

Trichy: The sudden bursts of rain amidst scorching summer in Trichy over the past couple of weeks could result in people contracting viral and respiratory diseases, warned doctors.

One of the most common respiratory diseases around the world is bronchial asthma.

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the most common cause of bronchiolitis in infants. Maternal immunization is an option to increase maternal antibody levels and protect infants from infection. Here we assess the efficacy of virus-like particle (VLP) vaccine candidates containing stabilized pre-fusion (pre-F) or post-fusion (post-F) conformations of the RSV F protein and the attachment RSV G protein in a maternal immunization model using cotton rats. VLP vaccines containing RSV F and G proteins strongly boost pre-existing RSV immunity in dams preventing their perinatal drop in immunity.

CHENNAI: Nightingales Home Health Services, a Medwell Ventures company, announced its entry into Chennai.

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