Health & Environment

Regular exercise may help curb depression: Study

Regular exercise may help curb depression: Study

Suffering from depression and anxiety disorders? More physical activities and workouts may help to uplift the mood and improve your mental health problems, suggests a new study.The study by Michigan....

Researchers develop 'Golden' potato to boost Vitamins A, E

Researchers develop 'Golden' potato to boost Vitamins A, E

Researchers have developed an experimental "golden" potato with potential to boost levels of essential vitamins to prevent disease among population in developing countries that rely heavily upon the starchy food.....

By 2030, EU cars should reduce 40% CO2

By 2030, EU cars should reduce 40% CO2

The European Commission has announced proposals for implementing the EU's commitments under the Paris Agreement for a binding domestic carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction of at least 40% by 2030 through....

Insufficient levels of phosphate in blood may up heart attack risk

Insufficient levels of phosphate in blood may up heart attack risk

Insufficient levels of phosphate in the blood may pose risk to cardiovascular health, claims a new research, challenging previous findings which suggested that low volumes of the mineral was beneficial....

Delhi's air will be normal in 'next few days': Harsh Vardhan

Delhi's air will be normal in 'next few days': Harsh Vardhan

Air quality levels in the national capital will come back to normal within the "next few days", Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday, while adding that pollution levels....

Delhi pollution: Odd-even to come into effect from November 13-17; school vans and VVIP vehicles exempted

Delhi pollution: Odd-even to come into effect from November 13-17; school vans and VVIP vehicles exempted

In order to curb the alarming air pollution levels in the national capital, Delhi government on Thursday announced that odd-even scheme will be rolled out on Delhi roads from November....

Environment body recommends free bus, metro rides to battle Delhi air pollution

Environment body recommends free bus, metro rides to battle Delhi air pollution

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and a Supreme Court-appointed environment body have recommended "free of cost public transport" in Delhi for the next few days as the region faces....

As Delhi chokes due to smog, here is how people are amusing themselves

As Delhi chokes due to smog, here is how people are amusing themselves

National Capital Delhi which doesn't have a good reputation in terms of controlling pollution in the city is witnessing some of its worst days as the entire National Capital Region....

Smog in Delhi: Air quality continues to degrade; schools shut till Sunday

Smog in Delhi: Air quality continues to degrade; schools shut till Sunday

As harmful smog continues to pollute Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR) on the second consecutive day, pollution control authorities in the region have advised people not to venture out....

Delhi smog: A list of Do’s and Don’ts to combat the severe air pollution

Delhi smog: A list of Do’s and Don’ts to combat the severe air pollution

Delhi has become a gas chamber, courtesy a mix of smoke and fog (smog) which has engulfed the entire city and is choking people. The air quality index in the....

70-year-old malaria drug may boost cancer treatment

70-year-old malaria drug may boost cancer treatment

Scientists have found that a 70-year-old malaria drug can block immune cells in the liver so nanoparticles can arrive at their intended tumour site, overcoming a significant hurdle of targeted....

Cancel half marathon, urges IMA as Delhi air quality worsens

Cancel half marathon, urges IMA as Delhi air quality worsens

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has called for the cancellation of Airtel's Delhi Half Marathon in view of the alarmingly high levels of air pollution. "There is need for immediate....