04 Apr 2019
According to a report published by Health Effects Institute (HEI), headquartered in Boston, US, air pollution took over 12 lakh lives each in India and China in 2017.
20 Feb 2019
Recently, reports emerged that some Allahabad University students had organized a suicide letter writing competition.
13 Sep 2018
According to the Global Burden of Disease Study 1990-2016 published in The Lancet, there has been an alarming increase in the occurrence of heart diseases, strokes, diabetes and cancers in the last 25 years in India.
27 Aug 2018
In what is being claimed to be one of the most important studies on the effects of alcohol, researchers have found that no amount of drinking is beneficial to health.
23 Aug 2018
Ambient air pollution shortens an average Indian's life by over 1.5 years, say scientists who suggest better air quality could lead to a significant extension of human lifespan around the world.
13 Jul 2018
If you thought the capital's pollution problem is no big deal, think again. As many as 15,000 people died in 2016 alone due to diseases associated with fine particulate matter (PM), researchers have found.
23 May 2018
A new study has reinforced a widely-known fact: that healthcare in India needs drastic improvement.
07 Apr 2017
Smoking caused more than one in 10 deaths globally in 2015, according to a study sponsored by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and published in 'The Lancet' medical journal.
04 Mar 2017
India's Meteorological Department and Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology have stated that increasing levels of atmospheric pollution in India have led to acidification of rains.
19 Feb 2017
A study published in the medical journal The Lancet, said that over a million Indians die every year due to air pollution. This equates to an average of two deaths a minute.
18 Feb 2017
Report titled 'State of Global Air 2017' claimed that 1 million deaths in 2015 in India were attributable to pollution.
15 Feb 2017
India has fared second worst in the world in the total number of deaths attributed to air pollution. Only China has worse statistics than India.
04 Dec 2016
A report released by Greenpeace states that 1.6 million people in India and China died due to pollution caused by fossil fuels in 2015.