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New Study Shows India's Filthy Air Cutting 660 Million Lives Short By About 3 Years
Health & Wellness  (tags: Air Pollution, Most Polluted Cities, India, Coal, Health Risks, 660 M People, Lung Disease, Shortened Lives, World Health Organization )

Brian
- 12 days ago - usnews.com
"While New Delhi last year earned the dubious title of being the world's most polluted city, India's air pollution problem is extensive, with 13 Indian cities now on the World Health Organization's list of the 20 most polluted."
Corporate Greed and Disregard for Food Safety and Biodiversity: Food Sovereignty Should Not Be Handed Over to the GMO Biotech Co
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dangers of GMO crops, food safety, Biotechnology, India, Europe )

Martin
- 91 days ago - globalresearch.ca
He argues that studies on GMOs have been left in the hands of multinationals for too long and writes that these companies are merely motivated by greed and the promotion of single-crop farming, with a complete disregard for food safety and biodiversity.
India's Poor 'Duped' Into Clinical Drug Trials
Health & Wellness  (tags: India, poor persons, clinical trials, deception, multinational pharmaceutcal firms, Indian pharmaceutical firms, outsourcing, unregulated research organizations, legal actions, no real informed consent, damage to health )

Judy
- 605 days ago - medicalxpress.com
Many desperate and poor people in India are unwittingly taking part in clinical trials for drugs by Indian and multinational pharmaceutical companies that outsource the work to unregulated research organisations.
India's Parliament Calls for End of GMO Crops, Cites Concerns Over Health and Environment
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monsanto no more, India, No to GMO, farm Biotechnology rejected )

Susan
- 931 days ago - fooddemocracynow.org
A decade after India officially allowed GM crops to be cultivated, a parliamentary panel said it had no confidence in farm biotechnology. The panel cited concerns over health and environment issues. They are so much smarter than US - or less greedy.
Novartis' Deadly Lawsuit ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: big pharma, ethics, economy, money, health, death, India, Novartis, lawsuit, crime )

Nancy
- 1082 days ago - sumofus.org
In 2005, India passed a groundbreaking patent law that prevents "evergreening" -- a tactic that drug companies use to extend patents on drugs that are about to expire by making tiny tweaks to the medication. Novartis is suing to have this life-saving law
INDIA: 10 Million Depressed - on the Optimistic Side
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, world, treatment, depression, India, food, government, ethics, investigation, protection, medicine, news, study )

Cal
- 1271 days ago - ipsnews.net
While Indian psychiatrists have rejected a World Health Organisation (WHO) study portraying India as the depression capital of the world, they say it has indirectly drawn attention to an acute shortage of trained personnel and facilities to deal with ment
21 Cesareans in Two Days - Healthcare or Joke?
Health & Wellness  (tags: 21 Cesareans, Healthcare, Kerala, India, Medical rules, Law )

Nancy
- 1407 days ago - breakingnewsonline.net
Recently, a team of 4 doctors of Government Taluk hospital in Cherthala, district Alappuzhua, Kerala were transferred as they operated 21 cesarean surgeries on 18th and 19th of April 2011.
INDIA: Alcoholism Grips Progressive Kerala
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, politics, society, India, health, disease, addiction, humans )

Cal
- 1507 days ago - ipsnews.net
Such a propensity for drink has had enormous social consequences, destroying careers and the social fabric of a people with an essentially middle-class outlook on life, in a state which ranks high among India's 28 states in social development indicators.
India Sets Sight on Mobile Healthcare
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mobile Healthcare, Health, people, mobile service, medical services, India )

Anna
- 1515 days ago - breakingnewsonline.net
In a significant development, India is looking forward to set up mobile healthcare to provide high quality services at low cost in rural areas. As most of the village people face a lot of problem getting proper medical services, the mobile healthcare will
Challenges for India on World AIDS Day
Health & Wellness  (tags: AIDS, HIV, World AIDS Day, December 1, India )

Nancy
- 1555 days ago - breakingnewsonline.net
As the world is observing AIDS Day today, India has set its goal to provide basic human rights to HIV victims, raising awareness of the deadly disease among people. India has successfully reduced the HIV/AIDS cases by 50% in the last decade.
Thai Touch in HIV Care Attracts Doctors From Asia, Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, thailand, Chiang Rai, regional hospital, India, Papua New Guinea, success, reduce, HIV, babies, ARV, mothers and children, prevention )

Naoko
- 1594 days ago - ipsnews.net
From neighboring countries like Vietnam to other nations like China, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Papua New Guinea, health workers spend time at the Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital to learn how Thai health workers have succeeded in reducing the
India Malaria Deaths Hugely Underestimated, Says Report
Health & Wellness  (tags: India, malaria deaths, WHO report, health, research )

Nancy
- 1597 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The number of people dying from malaria in India has been hugely underestimated, according to new research.
Arrests Over Aids Drugs in India
Health & Wellness  (tags: Aids, drugs, India, news, health, trade, medicine )

Nancy
- 1611 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Four Aids activists and a charity worker have been briefly arrested in India during demonstrations in Delhi.
Mobile Telephones More Common Than Toilets in India
Health & Wellness  (tags: UNU, India, mobile phone, toilet, prevention, sanitation, MDG, safe water, access )

Naoko
- 1785 days ago - un.org
14 April 2010 - More people in India, the world's second most crowded country, have access to a mobile phone than a toilet, according to a set of recommendations released today by the United Nations University (UNU) on how to cut the number of people
Malnutrition Higher Among Babies Born to India's Child Brides
Health & Wellness  (tags: Malnutrition, India, child bride, babies, health, research )

Sophie
- 1868 days ago - google.com
Babies born to child brides in India run a higher risk of malnourishment compared to those born to older mothers, says a paper appearing on Friday.
 

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