Latest figures of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) for 2015-16 indicates obesity may be the next major health challenge in the country.

In a stark and chilling reminder of the realities of life in India, the recently released family health survey (NFHS 4) results show that over 58% of children below five years of age are anaemic, t

A quarter of all global deaths of children under five are due to unhealthy or polluted environments including dirty water and air, second-hand smoke and a lack or adequate hygiene, the World Health

As per latest ranking of 50 large cities in hearing loss and urban noise pollution, urban areas such as New Delhi Guangzhou, Cairo and Istanbul-topped the list of cities where hearing was most degr

Interdisciplinary research at the University of Leicester has explored the impact of black carbon on bacteria in the respiratory tract

Urban noise pollution and hearing loss are closely linked, according to rankings of 50 large cities in both categories released on Friday.

Elections may come and go, but Tiwaritola’s fate seems cast in stone

The union environment ministry recently expressed doubts about international reports that link air pollution with mortality and recommended exercising caution in interpreting these studies.

• A London-based tech start-up is developing a secretive tool designed to limit the impact of air pollution in major cities.

The World Health Organization (WHO) is scaling up its response in Somalia to provide critical health services for 1.5 million people currently affected by severe drought conditions and a worsening

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