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Tips to avoid indoor air pollution

Air pollutants like particulate matter (PM), ozone (O3), sulphur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), carbon monoxide (CO), and lead (Pb) can affect the lung in numerous ways like inflammation, oxidative stress, and cell cycle death.

Pune institute among those picked for research on impact of radiation from cellphone towers

First time such a massive India-centric research, spanning across country, has been initiated on the subject.


Choked cities

Last week,Harbin in China’s Heilongjiang province,was shut down due to extreme levels of air pollution. Here’s a look at rising smog levels across the world.

How stress affects humans

Researchers have shed light on how stress of low socioeconomic status may impact human health.

Go for Goji

Ishi Khosla is a former senior nutritionist at Escorts. She heads the Centre of Dietary Counselling and also runs a health food store. She feels that for complete well-being,one should integrate physical,mental and spiritual health. According to her: “To be healthy should be the ultimate goal for all.”

Scientists don’t want more tests,back ‘limited release’

In the first official meeting of scientists after an indefinite moratorium was placed on the commercialisation of genetically-modified brinjal in February 2010.