Study reveals alarming link between air pollution and increased Parkinson’s risk

NEW DELHI: As Delhi’s AQI reaches its highest at 999 in Anand Vihar, with an average AQI reaching 500, medical researchers have found out that residents residing in regions with median pollution levels have 56 per cent more chances of being afflicted by Parkinson’s Disease than people residing in regions with lower pollution levels. The […]

Delhi’s AQI hits 504: Experts warn of respiratory problems, post-COVID lung issues

NEW DELHI: The Air Quality Index (AQI) in the national capital has surged to a hazardous level of 504, falling into the ‘severe’ category. Health experts are sounding the alarm over the escalating respiratory problems, particularly among those grappling with post-COVID lung injuries. Despite concerted efforts and interventions by both the Delhi government and the Commission […]

Sheikh Hasina’s daughter becomes WHO regional director

NEW DELHI: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s daughter Saima Wazed, 50, emerged victorious in the elections of becoming the regional director of the World Health Organization’s South-East Asia region held in New Delhi.  The member states voted in a closed-door meeting on the third day of the 76th session of the WHO Regional Committee for […]

Dengue type 2 in Delhi causing severe infection, multi-organ dysfunction: Expert analysis

NEW DELHI: Delhi-NCR is grappling with a severe public health crisis as dengue cases witness a concerning upsurge. While this vector-borne disease often doesn’t receive the attention it warrants, the current spike demands immediate attention from authorities. The New Indian recently interviewed three medical experts who have closely observed the rising case s and discussed the […]

Andhra Pradesh’s ‘Jagananna Arogya Suraksha’ sees soaring participation

As of the latest update on October 17, a remarkable 7,496 camps have been successfully organised VIJAYAWADA – In a bid to ensure that every citizen in the state has access to top-notch healthcare, the Andhra Pradesh government launched an initiative called ‘Jagananna Arogya Suraksha,’ which has garnered significant public interest. In just one day, 315,000 […]