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Climate change to blame for obesity, undernutrition: Lancet

A new Lancet Commission calls for global leaders to reduce influence of Big Food A new Lancet Commission has indicted climate change in the global...

93% kids below 15 breathe foul air; poor, girls worst hit

New WHO report on Air pollution and child health examines the heavy toll of both ambient (outside) and household air pollution Every day around 93%...

14 of 20 most polluted cities in the world in India:...

New report by the World Health Organisation paints a dire picture; Delhi is the most polluted Indian city According to a new World Health Organisation...

Artificial sweeteners in ‘diet’ food & drinks toxic to gut bacteria

'Zero' and 'Diet' drinks are sold as healthy alternatives – but these drinks can pose serious health risks FDA-approved artificial sweeteners and sport supplements were...

Pollution kills 7 million people every year: WHO

New report by WHO flags the huge toll pollution continues to claim despite efforts by governments Nine out of 10 people around the world breathe...

Surgeries don’t just save lives; they pollute, like refrigerators do

For all the years that pollution has been in the news, surgeries have rarely been associated with it. However as it turns out, not...

Traffic pollution can lead to low birth weight: BMJ

If the return of Delhi's smog has left you worrying about its effects on your children, here's more bad news. The effects start from...

Walking on busy roads may cause more harm than good in...

If you are ageing and a brisk walk is what keeps you going every day, read on. As short as a two-hour exposure to soot...

Indo-UK project to study pollution effects on Delhiites using tiny sensors

A team of researchers from nine institutes of India and the United Kingdom, led by the University of Edinburgh will examine links between long-term...

Pollution affects kids’ brains: UNICEF paper

Breathing in polluted air can damage brain tissue and undermine cognitive development A new UNICEF paper estimates that almost 17 million babies under the age...

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