Kerala - Latest News on Kerala | Read Breaking News on Zee News

High tobacco use among Kerala children, says national study

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 18:27

Seventy-four per cent children in Kerala use tobacco, according to a recent multi-site survey conducted by National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.

Kerala district leads in enforcing anti-tobacco laws

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 22:07

A Kerala district, known to be a bidi manufacturing hub, leads in enforcing tobacco control law in the state, says police.

South India`s first IVF baby in Kerala hospital

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 15:37

State-owned S.A.T. Hospital has become the first government sector hospital in South India to have test tube babies. With this, it has created a record of sorts.

Total ban sought on all chewing tobacco products in Kerala

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 14:54

A large group of people Sunday demanded blanket ban on all chewing tobacco products in Kerala after about 150 kg of such products were seized in recent raids in and around the schools here.

Kerala can become hub for health tourism: Chandy

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 19:07

Kerala has the potential to become a hub for health tourism, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Thursday citing availability of latest technology, medical expertise and low treatment costs in the state.

Kerala records rise in cancer cases in 30 years

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 17:27

There has been a 280 percent rise in cancer patients in the past three decades in Kerala, reveals a study by the Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) here.

Plastic surgeon wants to set up skin bank

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 19:09

After having worked in Britain, plastic surgeon M.S. Jayasekhar is working on an awareness campaign about a skin bank in the state, which he thinks will be a great boon for those who suffer severe burn injuries.

Anti-tobacco lessons for Kerala school children

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 00:51

Revised textbooks of class 1 to 12 in schools will have lessons about the evils of tobacco to create awareness among children, said a Kerala education department official Wednesday.

First Prev 1 2 3 4 Next Last