Saturday, October 29, 2016
Centre forms high-level panel to monitor bird flu situation: In the wake of bird flu scare in Delhi and other parts, the Centre on Wednesday set up a high-level committee to monitor the situation and help State governments take steps to contain the disease.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
WHO cancer agency asked experts to withhold weedkiller glyphosate documents: The World Health Organization’s cancer agency - which is facing criticism over how it classifies carcinogens - advised academic experts on one of its review panels not to disclose documents they were
About 5 lakh TB patients contacted govt. clinics, still went untreated: In 2013, India had about 2.7 million people with Tuberculosis, which is 23 per cent of the global burden of the disease. India also accounted for 27 per cent (760,000) of the world’s “missing” patient