7 April 2020 5:24 PM GMT
As COVID-19 rages on, efforts to develop a vaccine or repurpose an existing one for the same are being carried out across the world but prudence is still key
31 Oct 2019 2:35 PM GMT
While diseases linked to a degraded environment continue to ravage India, the budgetary allowance for health has steadily dipped in the last few years
7 Aug 2019 3:32 PM GMT
To prevent India from witnessing urban food deserts like USA, increased access to locally grown food must be included in urban planning
23 May 2019 3:27 PM GMT
These state laws do not have an impact immediately but they are setting the stage for overturning the Supreme Court order
8 April 2019 4:52 PM GMT
As more people die from poor diet, study highlights how low consumption of healthy food is better than high consumption of unhealthy foods
22 Nov 2017 3:34 PM GMT
Non-communicable diseases reportedly contribute more to India’s disease burden than communicable diseases. But the latter is still a concern.
10 July 2017 2:18 PM GMT
The UN’s first conference to save the oceans is a grand show of intent to reset our relationship with the largest sink of carbon dioxide and the biggest receptacle for human wastes.
20 April 2017 3:19 PM GMT
Long-term impacts of lead exposure have finally been revealed: reduced IQ levels and lower socio-economic status
28 Feb 2017 4:36 PM GMT
Latest data suggests a decline in the nutritional quality of food. What is stripping our food of nutrients? Can authorities cope with the challenge? Asks Vibha Varshney
12 July 2014 10:21 PM GMT
Creating infrastructure is not going to improve India’s health. But today’s budget was focused on this aspect. Money has been given for making more...
23 May 2014 8:19 PM GMT
3D printing is an emerging technology often compared to the Internet and computers in its ability to change the world. A 3D printer can create three...
17 March 2014 12:48 AM GMT
SCIENTISTS have succeeded in making artificial muscles from strings made of polyethylene and nylon. These cost as little as $5 a kilogram and could be ...