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Choked! 2 Indians die every minute due to air pollution

According to a study by the medical journal, the Lancet, air pollution has emerged as the deadliest form of pollution and the fourth leading risk factor for premature deaths worldwide. The air......

The project that helped prevent over 6 lakh HIV/AIDS cases in India

According to a report published by Lancet Global Health, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-funded Avahan programme, first launched in  India in 2003, might have prevented over 6 lakh HIV......

Nuns should go on the pill to fight cancer, says Lancet article

The church may be averse to contraception, but a new research recommends contraceptive pills for nuns so that they can reduce their risks of developing cancer. According to a comment piece......

In defence of homoeopathy

I was amazed at the wide publicity given to the report in The Lancet, which has made a damning attack on homoeopathy, saying it is no better than dummy drugs. The report quotes a Swiss-UK review of......

Soumya Swaminathan: Just what the doctor ordered

Soumya Swaminathan’s appointment as World Health Organisation’s deputy director offers an opportunity to push for improving the medical research environment in India, reports Veena......

Chappells tell Adanis coal mine could affect cricketing ties

90 prominent Australians warn Indian energy giant Adani that its controversial coal mine project in Queensland could damage bilateral ties and even affect sporting links. Cricket legends Ian......

The 3 factors holding back Modi's 'Achche Din' for all

India’s rising GDP may have propelled the middle class to become richer, buy new cars, travel around the world and build assets, but it further pushed the economically disadvantaged and poor......

Coca-Cola India may have to shut factories if sin tax is passed

India is trying to push a national goods and services tax (GST) through parliament that would replace a myriad of state sales taxes and shake-up government revenue. The Indian subsidiary of......

Air pollution: India, China worst sufferers

  Industrialisation has been accompanied by rising greenhouse gas emissions (particularly carbon dioxide) up to income levels of $10–15,000 per capita India and China suffer over $1.89......

ITC Q4 net profit up 18%

Indian tobacco firm ITC Ltd's move to shorten low-priced cigarettes by 5 millimetres helped fourth-quarter profit jump 18 per cent as customers snapped up smokes small enough to qualify for a lower......

Chappell brothers ask Adani to abandon Australian project

'We are writing to respectfully ask you to abandon the Adani Group's proposal in Queensland's Galilee Basin...Pollution from burning coal was the single biggest driver of global warming,......

Medical experts want Rio Olympics delayed or moved due to Zika

IMAGE: A municipal worker stands next to a banner that reads, "Rio Carnival 2016" before spraying insecticide to prevent the spread of Zika's vector. Photograph: Pilar Olivares/Reuters More than......

IPL4 Round 1: Teams rise and fall with captains

The first round of matches in season four of the IPL was all about captains getting their act right, says Bikash Mohapatra. Mahendra Singh Dhoni's emphatic 91 not out against Sri Lanka, a......

Images: Yuvraj stars in win over Windies

Yuvraj Singh smashed his maiden World Cup century and took two wickets as India crushed West Indies by 80 runs in their last Group B league match to set up a quarter-final clash against defending......

Champions League: Special night for 'Special One' as Inter stun Barca

Tireless Inter Milan produced a rip-roaring home performance to overpower Barcelona 3-1 and leave the holders in real trouble after a thrilling Champions League semi-final, first leg on Tuesday.......
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The number of deaths due to neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's disease, stroke and epilepsy has increased globally by over 36... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/neurological-disease-deaths-up-36-per-cent-in-25-years-study-117101400450_1.html
Just what the doctor ordered

Soumya Swaminathan’s appointment as World Health Organisation’s deputy director offers an opportunity to push for improving the medical... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/soumya-swaminathan-just-what-the-doctor-ordered/20171014.htm
Millions die suffering amid global opioid gap, report says

Nearly 26 million people around the world die each year with serious suffering in part because of a huge gap in pain relief: The US may be awash in... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/millions-die-suffering-amid-global-opioid-gap-report-says-117101300556_1.html
Omega-6 rich nuts, soybean oil may cut diabetes risk

Eating a diet rich in Omega-6 polyunsaturated fats, found in bean and seed oils such as soybean and sunflower oils and in nuts, could significantly... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a779601.html
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The study was led by Imperial College London in the UK and the World Health Organization (WHO). ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/health/report-india-had-97-crore-underweight-children-in-2016-lancet-2552084

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