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Air pollution linked with cardiovascular diseases

The study highlighted the importance of addressing both household and ambient air pollution to reduce cardiovascular disease and death........................

India likely to generate 780 tons per day of biomedical waste...

Market size of Biomedical waste recycled in India is pegged at Rs 111.43 crore in 2018, as per a report released by ASSOCHAM at the Conference organized to address challenges and solutions towards sustainable human health...………….

Air pollution killing more people than tobacco: study

The burden due to air pollution includes 6.7 lakh deaths due to outdoor particulate matter (PM) air pollution and 4.8 lakh deaths due to household air pollution, says the study published in medical journal Lancet Planetary Health...…………..

Startup shows how crop residue can generate useful products

A startup incubated in the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) has demonstrated how waste biomass can be converted into useful products like biodegradable tableware...……………...

How air pollution is adding to India’s diabetes burden

Based on the relation between PM2.5 and attributable burden of disease for diabetes, a new study has calculated the burden for India...……………..

Risk of type 2 diabetes linked to air pollution, stringent policies...

A recently published study in the journal Lancet Planetary Health has now quantified the connection between air pollution and diabetes. The type 2 diabetes in 16 countries is estimated to increase to 7.96 percent by 2026...……..

Deciduous trees with compound leaves more tolerant to air pollution: study

The study by Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has deciphered impact of air pollution on health of various trees, and identified trees hardy enough to tolerate stress induced by air pollution..............

Ozone pollution can damage wheat crop

BHU researchers assessed the extent of ozone toxicity in 14 varieties of wheat that have been developed over a period of 42 years.............

BioVoice eMag August 2017 Issue-3 Volume-2

BioVoice eMag August 2017 Issue-3 Volume-2: The ‘August 2017’ edition in its detailed ‘Cover Story’ features the insights from biotech student perception survey conducted by the BioVoice...

Blueair appoints Arvind Chabra as Country Head India

Mr Chabra will be responsible for rapid scaling of business post-merger with Unilever....