Tackling Delhi pollution head-on with air filter helmets
Reproduced from: http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/delhi/2019/nov/07/tackling-delhi-pollution-head-on-with-air-filter-helmets-2058315.html, published 7th November 2019
By Express News Service
Even as the government takes measures to tackle the problem of air pollution, some people have pitched in with 'remedies'. To keep particulate matter at bay, Sandhar Amkin Industries has come up with a special helmet for two-wheeler drivers... read more
Guyana launches mass drug administration campaign to intensify efforts to end Lymphatic Filariasis
At-risk populations throughout Guyana will be treated for lymphatic filariasis (LF) over the next month in a bid to eliminate the disease as a public health problem.
The Ministry of Public Health, Guyana, in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO),... read more
Takeda's dengue vaccine effective overall in study but with major limitation
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co's experimental dengue vaccine was highly effective at preventing the mosquito-borne disease in a late stage study, but it failed to protect against one type of the virus in people with no prior exposure to dengue... read more
Hypothyroidism Over-Treatment Linked to Risk of Atrial Fibrillation
Low levels of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) that result from the over-treatment of hypothyroidism are associated with a significantly increased risk of atrial fibrillation and stroke, according to results from a large, population-based study using data from the Veterans Health Administration... read more
Why the Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer in Men With Diabetes?
Men with diabetes may appear to be at lower risk for prostate cancer because they are less likely to get a biopsy when they have elevated prostate-specific antigen (PSA), a large cohort study suggested.
The study, which included data on 564,666 men followed for 10 years, found that the likelihood of... read more