Phone towers, transmission lines not harmful for human health

A new study has challenged the findings of several past studies that suggests that magnetic fields created by phones, high-voltage power lines and other electrical equipment are harmful for humans.

Targeting emissions of pollutants can't protect against long-term climate change
Targeting emissions of pollutants can't protect against long-term climate change

A new study has claimed that targeting emissions of non-CO2 gases and air pollutants with climate effects might produce smaller benefits for long-term climate change than previously estimated.

Vitamin D deficiency risk to 84 % Indians: Report

Changing lifestyle, increasingly odd working hours and limited outdoor activities are leaving a bad impact on human health as 84 per cent of the country`s population was found vitamin D deficient, a recent study said here today.

Even low doses of chemical in plastics are hazardous for human health

While traditional toxicology studies have indicated that only very high doses of Bisphenol A (BPA)- known endocrine disruptor that hijacks the normal responses of hormones- affect exposed animals, a new study has revealed that the lower doses of the chemical may also affect humans.

Air pollution reaches dangerous levels in Singapore

Air pollution in Singapore Thursday reached levels dangerous for human health due to smoke from fires set in nearby Indonesia to clear land for crop planting.

83,000 toxic chemicals pose unknown threats

Some 83,000 synthetic chemicals circulate freely in water, soil, air, wildlife, food and manufactured goods, posing unknown threats to human and environmental health, scientists warn.

Animal diseases pose big challenge to human health: WHO Chief

Animal diseases emerging at an alarming pace are posing a big challenge to human health, the chief of the UN health body warned on Thursday.

Pythons` big hearts hold clues for human health

You don`t think of pythons as big-hearted toward their fellow creatures. They`re better known for the bulge in their bodies after swallowing one of those critters whole.

E-waste damages environment, endangers human health

Due to the crude recycling process, many pollutants are released from e-waste.

Mobiles `pose risk to human health`

Mobile phones and computers with wireless internet connections pose a risk to human health.

Mobiles `pose risk to human health`

Mobile phones and computers with wireless internet connections pose a risk to human health.

Oil spill may endanger human health, officials say

With a huge oil slick drifting in Gulf of Mexico, authorities prepare to deal with health hazards.

Oil spill may endanger human health, officials say

With a huge oil slick drifting in Gulf of Mexico, authorities prepare to deal with health hazards.

Rapid environ change threatens human health: Worldwatch

Changes to earth`s land cover, climate and ecosystems are endangering the health of hundreds of millions, possibly over a billion, of people worldwide.

Rapid environ change threatens human health: Worldwatch

Changes to earth`s land cover, climate and ecosystems are endangering the health of hundreds of millions, possibly over a billion, of people worldwide.