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Re 1 cess on liquor, cigarettes to create urban transport fund

129 Metro trains to have eight coaches by 2017.

Antibiotic resistance a worry, spreading fast: WHO

Antibiotic resistance happens when a disease causing bacteria mutates (changes its DNA).


One in three adults in world has high blood pressure: WHO

Similarly,one in 10 adults aged 25 years and more has diabetes.

Think before You Drink

When it comes to Public Health impact,alcohol is closely following the footsteps of big tobacco as shown by a recent publication in The Lancet journal and a WHO report.

China outperforms India in tackling diseases

China has outperformed India in tackling the "double-burden" of diseases that includes infectious diseases affecting the poor on the one hand and chronic lifestyle ailments typical of fast urbanisation on the other,a WHO report has said.