Stories By 'Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh'
Cancer. Stroke. Heart Disease. Asthma. These are some of the life-threatening diseases caused by air pollution, a problem that kills more than six million people worldwide every year and which is the most pressing environmental health risk humanity faces.
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Talking about depression can be challenging. For those of us who have it, or think we might, broaching the subject can provoke a range of fears and apprehensions,
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Viral hepatitis kills nearly 4,000 people every day and close to 1.5 million people every year worldwide. Globally, one in 12 people are infected with viral hepatitis.There could be millions more with viral hepatitis as it can persist undetected for many years before giving rise to symptoms and can lead to chronic liver damage, cirrhosis, liver cancer and death.
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Every tenth cigarette consumed globally is part of the illicit tobacco trade.
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Seven decades ago, when antibiotics were used for the first time, they were hailed as one of the most important advancements of all times.
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