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Dirty laundry allows bed bugs to thrive: Study

The scientists found that in the absence of a human host, bed bugs were twice as likely to aggregate on bags containing soiled clothes compared to bags containing clean clothes.

Oct 01, 2017, 18:53 PM IST

New AI system can spot hospital staff who don't wash hands

In the initial study, researchers collected images from cameras installed overlooking corridors, patient rooms and alcohol-based gel dispensers, among other places.

Aug 28, 2017, 20:49 PM IST

Yemen cholera outbreak eases but alert continues: UNICEF

The cholera outbreak in Yemen, which has killed over 2,000 people, has started to recede but there was still no grounds for complacency regarding the health situation in the country, according to the Unicef.

Aug 18, 2017, 23:32 PM IST

Bizarre! 80-year-old woman in Bosnia offers her services to clean people's eyeballs with her tongue

Her nature of service is not even half as bizarre as her means of cleaning your eyes – she does it with her tongue!

Aug 13, 2017, 19:59 PM IST

DNA: Watch India's report card on health and hygiene

World Economic Forum released a report on Health and hygiene, India stands at 104 place in this index.

May 30, 2017, 00:35 AM IST

Maneka Gandhi calls for 100% tax exemption for sanitary napkins, writes to Arun Jaitley

In her letter to Jaitley, Gandhi is believed to have communicated the overwhelming response the petition has received, over 2.1 lakh people have signed in on Change.Org.

Mar 31, 2017, 00:23 AM IST

Kajol stresses on targeted programmes for handwashing behaviour

Bollywood actress Kajol, who has been an active spokesperson for hygiene promotion among children, says advocating causes is important but specific programmes targeted on solving the root problem are necessary.

Jan 18, 2017, 18:51 PM IST

Antibiotic resistance: 'Good' hand washing prevents common infections!

Good hand washing practices can help reduce our risk or prevent the spread of common infections.

Nov 21, 2016, 12:49 PM IST

Want to live a very long life? Follow these five basic rules for a healthier, happier lifestyle!

Following are five simple common-sense rules, if followed will keep you fit and add years to your life.

Oct 28, 2016, 13:28 PM IST

Watch: A shower a day takes your health away? - Why you need to cut down on your showers!

This will sort of come as a jolt for those few who not only shower once, but twice a day.  

Aug 16, 2016, 09:33 AM IST

22 killed from Cholera outbreak in South Sudan

At least 22 people were killed in a cholera outbreak in South Sudan representing a case fatality rate of (CFR) of 2.49 per cent, the UN humanitarian agency said on Tuesday.

Aug 09, 2016, 22:34 PM IST

Toilet seats in public restrooms shouldn't be covered? We've been doing it wrong all this time! - Watch

While many might think that this is the practical thing to do, you couldn't be more off track.

Jul 17, 2016, 16:37 PM IST

Simple, basic grooming tips for men

Proper grooming and hygiene is just as important for men as it is for women. Lack of grooming can hinder your chance of making a perfect impression. Cleansing, smelling good and hair care can make a lasting impact, says an expert.

Jul 14, 2016, 16:17 PM IST

Reasons why you should take off your shoes at the door - Watch

A 'no-shoes' policy in the house can definitely give you lots of benefits.

Feb 08, 2016, 21:34 PM IST

Campaign aims to raise awareness about good hygiene habits

In order to promote health and hygiene and raise awareness about good hygiene habits such as washing hands five times a day, using a toilet for defecation and adopting safe drinking water practices, a campaign has been launched recently.

Jan 04, 2016, 12:59 PM IST

UN chief calls for adequate sanitation on World Toilet Day

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon calls for adequate sanitation on World Toilet Day on Thursday.

Nov 20, 2015, 13:47 PM IST

Kajol to take hygiene message to UN General Assembly

Bollywood actress Kajol will be attending the United Nations General Assembly and Global Citizen Festival in New York next week, where she will be advocating the importance of a hygienic environment.

Sep 22, 2015, 08:12 AM IST

Holy men call for Swachh Kumbh Mela

Spiritual leaders on Thursday highlighted the importance of sanitation, hygiene and clean water at an event at the Kumbh Mela here.

Sep 03, 2015, 15:27 PM IST

Bharti Foundation constructs over 5,000 toilets in Punjab

Zee Media Bureau

Aug 13, 2015, 16:06 PM IST

Hand washing practices low among Indian doctors: Study

Awareness regarding hand washing and hygienic practices is low among doctors and nurses in India.

Aug 09, 2015, 14:58 PM IST