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Occupational heat exposure doubles risk of miscarriages or stillbirths

India, March 22 -- Most heat-exposed workers had urogenital symptoms, which might be associated with pregnancy-related complications The increasing frequency of heatwaves in tropical countries like I... Read More


Unhealthy levels of arsenic in water could exacerbate health concerns when used to boil rice

India, March 21 -- Rice, staple of over half of humanity, already has more arsenic than other grains; washing or boiling it with arsenic-contaminated water poses significant health risks, says study ... Read More


Measles accounted for most excess deaths as a result of COVID-19 related vaccine disruptions

India, March 18 -- Excess deaths due to vaccine breaks amounted to 967,000 deaths, catch-up shots could avert 79% of them, finds Lancet study Global immunisation declined during the COVID-19 pandemic... Read More