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Pollution levels even if low, also cause major health damage: Study

Levels of air pollution well below national and international air quality guidelines are associated with an increased risk of death

12-08-2022, 21:54

Polio outbreak in New York after 2013

In a statement the city's health department said, "The NYC Heath Department and the New York State Department of Health have identified poliovirus in sewage in NYC, suggesting local transmission of the virus"

12-08-2022, 21:50

Tourists stranded on 'China's Hawaii' due to Covid lockdown

More than 80,000 tourists have been left stranded in a popular resort in China after a coronavirus outbreak sparked a lockdown.

8-08-2022, 23:56

Hot night temperatures may increase risk of deaths by 60 per cent: Study

For the study, researchers studied deaths due to extreme heat conditions in 28 cities in China, South Korea and Japan spread over a period of 35 years from 1980 to 2015.

8-08-2022, 19:44

COVID-19 caseload in India inches to 20,000 mark, with 53 related deaths

In early March, India's health minister Harsh Vardhan declared the country was "in the endgame" of the Covid-19 pandemic.

6-08-2022, 23:00

In first six months of 2022, Somalia had 8,041 cholera cases, 37 deaths

Drought-related illnesses in Somalia steadily rising as malnutrition kills hundreds of children

31-07-2022, 13:11

Food addiction seen in children with alcoholic parents

As per the study, people who struggle with food addiction are most likely to have personal problems with cannabis, alcohol, cigarettes, and tobacco

31-07-2022, 11:42

Days after recovery, President Biden infected with Covid again

Presidential physician Kevin O'Connor attributed Biden's condition to case of 'rebound' positivity'

30-07-2022, 22:41

Spain reports second monkeypox-related death within 24 hours

Earlier in the day, Brazil reported the first monkeypox-related death outside Africa. This was the first time that this has happened since the infection was detected back in 1970.

30-07-2022, 12:42