‘The burden of rheumatic diseases is yet to be thoroughly investigated, is probably under-reported’
The report specifically mentions that complex tax structures make it harder for smokers to quit and create tax avoidance opportunities that tobacco companies exploit.
South Korea officials this week said the MERS outbreak may have peaked but that the next several days would be crucial to determining whether their efforts to isolate infected patients had stymied the disease.
PM Narendra Modi on Sunday highlighted the harms associated with tobacco consumption/
This is the first time that air pollution and its associated health risks have been discussed at the highest forum of WHO.
A ‘severe humanitarian crisis’ is unfolding in Tanzania because an influx of refugees from Burundi is overwhelming health and sanitation facilities in the area
WHO added 16 new anti-cancer medicines to the model list of essential medicines (WHO EML) on May 8.
While many of us must have used the phrase, ‘Who, me?’ sometime in our lives, Tina Sharma Tiwari decided to pen it down in the form of a novel.
Climate change is poised to worsen air quality globally.
WHO resisted sounding the alarm until August, partly for political reasons, despite the fact that senior staff in Africa proposed doing so in June.
Using 2013 figures, the Atlas estimates that about 23.2 per cent of adult males in India smoke.
BJP MP writes to Nadda against enforcing the move for bigger pictorial warnings on cigarettes.
Javadekar further said a comprehensive air quality index would be launched and monitoring stations will be set up.
Dr Murthy, who assumed office less than three months ago, told The Indian Express that India could internalise some of the public outreach strategies of the US government.
The fact is that changes in our lifestyle can powerfully protect us against cancer.
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