Saturday, February 23, 2019

Polluted Delhi air akin to death sentence: Doctors

Smog blamed for the deaths of more than a million Indians every year NEW DELHI: Yogesh Kumar wheezes after life-saving surgery to remove a diseased...

Coal-dependent Poland shifts on wind ahead of climate meeting

Helping coal-addicted Poland meet EU goals for renewable energy use WARSAW: Restrictive legislation introduced by Poland's right-wing government in 2016 threw a spanner into the...

Indian firework sellers fume over festival ‘eco-cracker’ ban

'There is no such thing as a green firecracker in India' NEW DELHI: Rajesh Tyagi stands outside his decades-old fireworks stall in Delhi's old quarter,...

Air pollution kills 600,000 children each year: WHO.

GENEVA: Exposure to toxic air both indoors and out kills some 600,000 children under the age of 15 each year, the World Health Organization...

Zika outbreak spreading in India, detected in new state

First confirmed case outside Rajasthan this year NEW DELHI: India’s Zika outbreak is spreading, with officials saying yesterday that the mosquito-borne virus has been detected...

New hope: Battles begin to turn in long war on TB

'TB has been killing millions of people for thousands of years' THE HAGUE: It kills millions of people and is carried by a quarter of...

‘Holy plant’: Cannabis legalization delights South African pot users

'We were given this holy plant by the ancestors' JOHANNESBURG: A bucket containing a soupy green mixture sits under a table in Nduna Ewrong-Nxumalo's consultation...

A green day: Canada legalizes marijuana for recreational use

Its implementation will be scrutinized and dissected OTTAWA: Nearly a century of marijuana prohibition came to an end yesterday as Canada became the first major...

Doctors warn C-sections are at ‘epidemic’ proportions globally

Doctors tempted to organize C-sections to ease flow of patients PARIS: Worldwide Caesarean section use has nearly doubled in two decades and has reached “epidemic”...

India on alert as zika virus hits tourism hotspot of Jaipur

NEW DELHI: India has sent experts to try to contain an outbreak of the zika virus in the popular tourist destination of Jaipur, capital...

100 years on, influenza holds lessons for next pandemic

World remains ill-prepared for the next global killer PARIS: It was the disease to end all others, infecting a third of humanity, killing tens of...

Dr. Danka explains importance of psychotherapy for cancer patients

During a media roundtable held at Dr. Abdullah Ghloum clinic in Shaab with Dr. Juliet Danka, Sociologist and associate professor at the American University...

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