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Over 6,500 adolescent girls die giving birth every year across South Asia, says a recent study

According to the joint analysis, every year, nearly 6,500 adolescent girls die in childbirth in Sou…

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COVID-19 pandemic caused global life expectancy to fall back to 2012 levels, erasing a decade’s worth of progress: WHO

The far-reaching consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have reshaped humanity’s future in ways we a…

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Delhi world's most polluted capital, Begusarai top polluted metro says IQAir

Bihar's Begusarai emerged as the world's most polluted metropolitan area while Delhi was identified…

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Parasitic worms are set to become a whole lot more common because of climate change, study says

Climate change is often associated with rising temperatures, but it has also led to an overall incr…

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Bad air might indirectly be a major culprit behind suicide-related spike, Chinese study finds

More than just a straightforward impact on the residents' physical health, scientists have always w…

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Switching to plant-based diets could help clean up the air, save over 2 lakh people worldwide: study

World Health Organisation estimates showed that one-fifth of premature deaths, amounting to nearly …

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WHO confirms human case of bird flu in India! H9N2 virus detected in a four-year child in West Bengal

The World Health Organisation has confirmed the human case of bird flu in India, after the H9N2 vir…

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Singapore seeing new COVID-19 wave, minister advises wearing of masks

The Ministry of Health (MOH) said the estimated number of COVID-19 cases in the week of May 5 t…

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Almost 4 lakh diarrhoeal disease deaths can be averted if Jal Jeevan Mission meets target: WHO study

Almost 4 lakh diarrhoeal disease deaths can be averted if 'Jal Jeevan Mission' meets its target of …

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Climate change may soon be considered a public health emergency worldwide, if doctors get their way

As climate change exacerbates extreme weather, pollution and disease, humans — particularly those f…

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End of Covid emergency to affect sales of diagnostics cos: GlobalData report

The report by data and analytics company GlobalData predicts that in the coming years, fewer new Co…

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Should you be worried about the potential side-effects of the Covishield vaccine?

Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (TTS), can lead to dangerously low blood clot and platele…

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TTS: Clot in blood vessels occurs in rare cases with certain vaccines, says medical expert amid reports over AstraZeneca

This comes in the wake of a recent admission by AstraZeneca, the pharmaceutical company, that its C…

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WHO calls on China to be transparent in sharing data to determine Covid's origins

The Huanan market in central China's Wuhan city was the epicentre of the pandemic. From its orig…

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How Covid can disturb your sleep and dreams and what could help

With the true number likely much higher, and the tally increasing by hundreds of thousands every…

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Diabetes claims 1.5 million lives every year, globally: WHO

According to Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia, around 422 milli…

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Vivek Murthy is the new US representative on WHO board

Vivek Murthy is the new US representative on WHO board

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Here’s why heart problems are rising among young Indians

Doctors across the globe have reported a spurt in cardiovascular problems related to Covid-19 throu…

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Pak floods: WHO concerned about water-borne diseases

In a statement issued by WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the global health watchdog said w…

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One person dying every 44 seconds due to Covid: WHO chief

As the world embarks on living a normal life post the pandemic amid declining cases, the World Heal…