17 March 2022 2:25 PM GMT
Recent pandemic outbreaks in countries with high vaccination percentage have raised a question mark on the prospect of herd immunity
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...
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...
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?...
9 July 2015 10:46 PM GMT
On June 3 this year, billions of collisions occurred in a 27-km-long circular tunnel between Switzerland and France. But this is not a cause for...
18 Jun 2015 11:20 PM GMT
The 68th World Health Assembly (WHA), the annual meeting place for policymakers from the 192 member states of the World Health Organization (WHO), was ...