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Dated Nov 5, 2022
SC to hear PIL on Delhi's air pollution on November 10

Supreme Court on Friday agreed to list for hearing on November 10 a PIL seeking fresh guidelines on stubble burning to curbrising air pollution in Delhi and the national capital region (NCR).

Dated Nov 5, 2022
Charkhi Dadri air worst in Haryana, beats Delhi

With the fields in neighbouring Punjab still ablaze, Charkhi Dadri in Haryana had a more polluted morning air than Delhi's, while seven of the state's 22 cities with monitoring system had severe AQI (air quality Index), while most of the stations hung between 'poor' and 'very poor'.

Dated Nov 5, 2022
MTP OF 14-yr-old's 34-wk pregnancy not advisable

The Bombay High Court vacation bench on Fri day said it would be inadvisa ble to permit medical termination of pregnancy (MTP) of a 14-year-old alleged rape survivor who is 34 week pregnant after doctors opined that no procedure was advisable due to ongoing infection, but it was safe to continue to full term.

Dated Nov 5, 2022
SC to hear PIL on Delhi's air pollution on November 10

Supreme Court on Friday agreed to list for hearing on November 10 a PIL seeking fresh guidelines on stubble burning to curbrising air pollution in Delhi and the national capital region (NCR).

Dated Nov 6, 2022
Stubble burning cases near 30k in Pb

The number of paddy stubble burning cases in Punjab this paddy harvest season inched closer to 30,000 on Sunday. .

Dated Nov 6, 2022
Shortage of nurses could create crisis in India, warns top cardiologist

The next health sector crisis India was likely to face was a shortage of nurses, renowned cardiologist Dr Devi Shetty said on Friday. The way out, he suggested, was that private hospitals should open nursing colleges to create a larger pool of patient care providers..

Dated Nov 7, 2022
2015-22 on track to be the eight warmest years on record: WMO

Fuelled by ever-rising greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations and accumulated heat, the past eight years (2015-22) are on track to be the eight warmest on re cord and the year 2022 will possibly be the fifth or sixth warmest year, said the World Meteorological .

Dated Nov 7, 2022
B'luru doctor, team develop plant-based anti-cancer drug

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Dated Nov 8, 2022
Lab grown blood given to people in world-first clinical trial

Scientists in the UK have infused blood cells grown in a laboratory into people in the first such clinical trial in the world. If proven safe and effective, manufactured blood cells could in time revolutionise

Dated Nov 9, 2022
Prolonged toxic air exposure can lead to heart attack: Study

New Delhi: Higher exposure to air pollutants can cause narrowing of blood vessels in those already having an underlying heart condition, thus exposing them to serious health risks, including a heart attack, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC).

Dated Nov 9, 2022
Air quality in Hry NCR severe, Bahadurgarh worse than Delhi

Barring Ambala, Palwal, Panchkula and Panipat, the air quality of nearly all cities in Haryana was in severe and very poor category on Saturday.

Dated Nov 10, 2022
How 5G will make healthcare AFFORDABLE, ACCESSIBLE

After some great work with AI/ML, GE Healthcare's India engineers will lead 5G innovation Hospital beds and equipment now have a lot of wires around them that transmit patient data Reliability and security of data and speed of data transmission are critical in healthcare Wires ensure that. But now, 5G comes with a level of reliability speed and security far superior to 4G, and will allow many of those wires to be dispensed with. That opens up a range of possibilities..

Dated Nov 11, 2022
Diet, Exercise, Online Games Offer Hope Against Dementia

New Delhi: Forgetfulness among the elderly, which is considered to be an early stage of dementia, can be prevented without medication by just modifying diet plans, and introducing simple exercises and computer-based gaming in daily routine.

Dated Nov 12, 2022
The grey in the air

ON THURSDAY, THE Supreme Court heard public interest litigation that sought to ask the court to intervene urgently to ban stubble burning in Punjab as it was contributung to the horrific levels of pollution that we are experiencing in Delhi at present. The Court will hear the case in due course. But it posed a key question: Is this a matter for a court of law?

Dated Nov 13, 2022
Patient dies at civil hospital, kin booked for attacking doctor

Phagwara: After the family of a critically injured patient, who succumbed to his injuries, assaulted an emergency medical officer in civil hospital Phagwara, a case for attempt to murder, assault obstructing an official on duty, rioting and criminal intimidation was registered against them. It is learnt that the injured youth was hit by a train.

Dated Nov 14, 2022
AIIMS study puts mean age for small cell lung cancer at 57yrs; 13-15% cases result of smoking

New Delhi: The mean age at which Indians are diagnosed with Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC), an aggressive form of the disease, is 57 approximately a decade earlier compared to the western countries, says a study that looked at the profile of SCLC cases treated at AIIMS here during 2008-2020.

Dated Nov 16, 2022
Cut carbs, increase protein to check diabetes, says study

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Dated Nov 17, 2022
Sharp spike in individual health covers post Covid

Chennai: Insurance compa nies are witnessing a rise in the number of retail health insurance policies as the outbreak of Covid-19 has pushed the demand for indi vidual health cover: The spike comes despite retail he alth premiums growing by 16.5% in the last financial year (FY22). Expansion of dis tribution across the country and penetration of health insurance policies, particularly in tier III towns, are also attributed for the jump in the past two years.

Dated Nov 20, 2022
Climate change: Look beyond the doom and gloom

Not a day goes by without apocalyptic predictions of climate disaster. The COP27 summit in Egypt re-iterated sundry climate targets while independent analyses oozed gloom and doom. The Economist had a cover story titled "Goodbye to 1.5 degrees," groaning that the race to limit warming was already lost. Others highlighted worst-case scenarios of 4-degree temperature increases..

Dated Nov 22, 2022
Judging A Decade Of POCSO

On November 14, 2022, the POCSO Act completed a decade of being on the statute books in India. When enacted, it marked the culmination of years of campaigning for a dedicated domestic legislation to deal with sexual offences against children. Ten years is a reasonable period of time to look back and reflect on how far it has been able to meet the objectives it set out to achieve.