People inhale 7,000 microplastic particles daily: Study

Research has shown that people breathe 7,000 microplastic particles from clothing, toys and furnishings every day. The Daily Mail reports that the total is 100 times higher than expected – a potential health hazard that could rankle with asbestos or tobacco. The study, led by the Portsmouth Hospitals Trust in the UK, used highly sensitive … Read more

Kerala to create database of people in the age group of 30+ for early detection of lifestyle diseases

Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Saturday said the state government is in the process of creating a databank of people above 30 years of age for early detection and treatment of lifestyle diseases. He made this statement while inaugurating the “Hridayathil Hibi Eden” project launched by Lok Sabha MP Hibi Eden, under which around … Read more