Ghaziabad country's most polluted city as AQI plummets to 459 on Tuesday
GHAZIABAD: The Ghaziabad air quality on Tuesday plummeted to 'severe' category from 'very poor' a day before with AQI recorded at 459, making it country's most polluted city. UP Pollution Control Board officials attributed prevailing weather condition along with local factors for dip in air... read more
Rehabilitating stroke survivors
Most stroke survivors reach a plateau after about three months, say doctors, but don't be discouraged by that
Reproduced from: http://www.newindianexpress.com/lifestyle/health/2019/oct/29/rehabilitating-stroke-survivors-2054104.html, published Oct. 29, 2019
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Physicians Demand Accelerated Action on Climate Change
Physicians across the world are being urged to raise their voices to support accelerated action on climate change.
At their annual Assembly in Georgia, World Medical Association delegates supported a climate emergency resolution,... read more
El Salvador's 'double burden' of malnutrition and obesity is equivalent to 10 per cent of GDP – WFP report
Researchers in El Salvador have found that undernutrition and obesity cost the country 10 per cent of its economic output.
In the first of a series of studies into countries in the region to highlight the cost of poor nutrition, the World Food Programme and partners said that in 2017,... read more
Bulimia Tied to Increased CVD, Early Death Risk
Women with bulimia serious enough to require hospitalization have about a fourfold increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and premature death, new research shows.
Investigators compared cardiovascular outcomes and all-cause mortality between women with bulimia... read more
FDA Watch List Adds Drugs with Anaphylaxis, Herpes, Fetal Death Risk
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated its quarterly watch list with four dozen drugs and drug classes because it has received new safety information or identified possible signs of serious risk — including serious risks from conditions such as anaphylaxis, herpes zoster, and fetal death... read more