India is a country with polluted air, unhygienic food, mostly contaminated water sources, and densely packed dwellings. Researchers have found this whole hap-hazard living situation of millions of Indians makes them susceptible to many non-communicable illnesses such as chronic respiratory diseases, cancer, heart conditions, and
The world is spiraling amid the coronavirus pandemic that has disrupted the entire global system, while the scientists are desperately trying to find a cure for the virus. Many vaccine candidates are under trials, but a cure is nowhere to be seen yet. The World
The novel coronavirus has been ravaging the land for quite some time now and it is likely to stay for some more. While the whole world is struggling in its grip, a cure for coronavirus is nowhere in sight until mid-2021, as the World Health
A recent study has discovered that global warming can make viruses resistant to disinfectants, hence harder to eliminate. Conducted by Swiss scientists, the study found that increasing global temperatures may facilitate diseases caused by viruses that are difficult to eliminate. Enteroviruses – that can cause
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently declared Africa free from wild polio. The Africa Regional Certification Commission, a self-governing body in authority for supervising the eradication of polio, has certified that all 47 countries in the WHO’s Africa Region have eliminated the virus after
Apart from the contribution to the climatic changes, plastic pollution is probably the biggest manmade foe of nature. Every year, millions of tonnes of plastic waste end up in landfills and oceans. According to experts, coronavirus pandemic could add significantly to this already grave crisis.
With a rapid increase in coronavirus cases across the world, health safety measures have become much more necessary. While the world faces a shortage of personal protective equipment, researchers at MIT and Brigham, and Women’s Hospital have recently designed a silicone rubber face mask which
While the effects of air pollution on the lungs have been evident for ages, its effects on the brain are less conspicuous. A recent study has revealed that air pollution can lead to many problems in the brain, such as dementia, brain shrinkage and brain
It has been over six months since the novel coronavirus outbreak has disrupted life all across the world. The virus has infected more than 13 million people and killed over 500,000 people worldwide. Meanwhile, Russia has become the first country to successfully finish human trials
Hunger and starvation across the world have ravaged mankind since the beginning. Half of the human population still suffers from it. Over 820 million people are in the grasp of this debilitating crisis, with millions more under its threat owing to the current coronavirus pandemic.