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Preventing a leading killer: Drowning

According to the World Health Organization's Global Report on Drowning 2014, drowning is a serious and neglected public health threat claiming the lives of 3,72,000 people a year......

Indian Diaspora faces health crisis

The Indian Diaspora is facing a health crisis says Sangeeta Ahuja, who has been appointed chair of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin's health council.Pointing out that the Indian......

Apollo kidney racket is the tip of the iceberg

The kidney transplant racket revealed an ugly side of healthcare in India.Rashme Sehgal finds out how this racket is merely the one that didn't get away. IMAGE: The magnitude of the racket is......

This girl is going to grow vegetables after a PhD

'We Indians have forgotten what is good for us. Foreigners say oats are good, so we say the same, arrey, we have oats since ages!''When I tell my mother we eat ragi biscuits, she says, "big deal,......

Fragrance of Cuban cigars and rum will embellish ties

'I recall an encounter I had with a US Congressman of Cuban origin, who was hostile to India because of our continuing goodwill for Cuba.''He asked me why India was still friendly with Cuba and I......

SC tells tobacco industry packs must carry bigger warnings

The rules make India's health warnings on tobacco products the world's most stringent, along with Thailand Supreme Court, on Wednesday, told tobacco companies thatthey must adhere to a new rule......

Paharpur Business Centre: Inside the 'healthiest' building in Delhi

In a city with the worst air quality globally, Kamal Meattle has built a building that is among the purest in the world, finds c. Image: The six-storey building, which is spread across 50,000......

US wins WTO poultry case against India

The World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Thursday that India broke international trade rules by blocking U.S. poultry and egg imports because of unsubstantiated bird flu fears, confirming a win......

World's poor headed for better lives in 2030: Gates

Established in 2000, the foundation distributed $3.6 billion in grants in 2013, in particular for global health and development, and had $42.3 billion in assets as of late 2014. Image: A woman......

The happiest countries in the world

There is more to a country than the cold GDP numbers and economic statistics. And to understand well-being of a nation, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has come up......

Indian fitness expert on world body

Rajesh Desai, a 31-year-old health and fitness consultant who spent his early days in a transit camp, has been appointed on the committee of the World Association for Nutritional Professionals in......

Djokovic planning to go; Berdych undecided on Rio Olympics

‘I'm still planning to go to the Olympics. It's going to stay that way’ IMAGE: World No 1 Novak Djokovic. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters. World number nine tennis player Tomas......

WHO sees 'very low' risk of further Zika spread due to Olympics

‘We have no evidence at all that Zika has functionally evolved’ IMAGE: Members of Team USA, Gabby Douglas, Simone Biles and Ryan Lochte during their Road to Rio......

Zika-free warmups suggest minimal risk at Olympics

IMAGE: 2016 Rio Olympics Chief Medical Officer Joao Grangeiro speaks during a briefing on Zika virus for international media in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 7, 2016. Photograph: Sergio......

Brazil sports minister plays down Zika fears for Rio

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. Brazil's......
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WHO to launch emergency yellow fever vaccination in Angola, Congo

KINSHASA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday that it will launch emergency yellow fever vaccination campaigns along... ...

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Djokovic planning to go; Berdych undecided on Rio Olympics

‘I'm still planning to go to the Olympics. It's going to stay that way’ IMAGE: World No 1 Novak Djokovic. Photograph: Alessandro... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/djokovic-planning-to-go-berdych-undecided-on-rio-olympics/20160623.htm
Most auditors in Asia find child labour in supply chains, survey finds

By Beh Lih Yi JAKARTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The majority of supply chain auditors across Asia have encountered child labour in the last... ...

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Study

Longer durations of exclusive breastfeeding strongly associated with fewer conduct disorders at ages 7 to 11 years, a new study has revealed. Just... ...

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WHO says Saudi misdiagnosis caused MERS outbreak

GENEVA (Reuters) - The wrong diagnosis of a woman suffering from the MERS coronavirus led to more than 49 other patients and medical staff being... ...

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