High levels of iron, nitrates and chlorides and turbidity in groundwater in 80 villages of trans-Ganga and Yamuna areas is playing havoc with the health of thousands of unsuspecting villagers.

Alarmed over the rise in ailments related to heart, kidney and blood, the district administration has deployed 10-12 tankers to quench the thirst of the villagers in these areas.

According to a study, the use of toilets by children in rural areas is less than 12 percent as against 47 percent in urban areas.

Panchayats Used Inferior Bleach For Treatment

Pune: An analysis of the drinking water quality from 17,000 water sources in Pune district by the health department of the Pune Zilla Parishad (ZP) has revealed contamination.

An estimated 4.21 crore population in the country may be at risk due to chemical contamination in drinking water, Government today said.

Following the recent outbreak of water–borne diseases like malaria, jaundice, typhoid in certain pockets of the newly created Longding district which reportedly claimed more than hundred lives, a s

Thiruvananthapuram: The office of the commissioner of food safety has released a set of norms for food business operators (FBOs).

A spike in the number of dengue cases reported in the capital over the past one month prompted Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad to hold a review meeting with senior officials from the Delhi g

New vaccine comes with company's own R&D involving an eight-year long effort and Rs 65 crore investment.

With four deaths attributed to diarrhoea after drinking contaminated water in August, Integrated Disease Surveillance Project (IDSP) in its weekly report has warned of a rise in cases of typhoid an

Typhoid and viral fever have affected more than 1,000 people in over a dozen Village Develop-ment Committees in Rukum in the past two weeks, the District Public Health Office said.