Towards Greening Hajj Pilgrimage

Muslim activists have launched grassroots initiatives aimed at a “green Hajj,” encouraging pilgrims to only make the journey once, to avoid single-use plastics and to offset carbon emissions by planting trees

By Associated Press 22/06/2023

Covid Diet: Here’s What You Should Eat Post Recovery

Coronavirus diet: The Covid-19 patients with severe conditions are at a major risk of malnutrition and sarcopenia.

By Bipasha Das 11/06/2021

Low Vitamin D Promotes Covid Infections, Poor Immunity: Study

Here's why global researchers on Covid-19 have asked governments to make Vitamin D as part of their strategy against the novel coronavirus.

By PTI 01/01/2021

Study Suggests Covid Positive Mothers Transferred Immunity To Babies

According to the research, there was no evidence of mother-to-child transmission of the coronavirus via breast milk or placenta.

By PTI 18/12/2020

Firecrackers Go Green, Will Have QR Code for Easy Identification

Green firecrackers sold this year would have a novel feature of quick response (QR) coding system to avoid manufacturing and sale of counterfeit products, the Karnataka government has said in its order.

By Outlook Planet Desk 17/11/2020

Here's How To Enjoy Winter Chills Amid Covid Stings

Here are some tips to boost your immune system and prep-up to fight and minimize the risks of Covid-19, along with the common flu.

By Bipasha Das 14/11/2020

How To Take Care Of Mental Health Among Children During Pandemic

Today’s hectic schedules – attending zoom classes, appearing for online exams, not going out to play with your friends, and no activities have left children feeling drained, with a lack of concentration.

By Eshita Bhargava 09/11/2020

Why Are Men More Vulnerable To Covid-19 Than Females?

World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 63 percent of deaths related to COVID-19 in Europe have been among men

By Bipasha Das 10/10/2020

Reimagining Public Health: Interview With Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairperson, NITI Aayog

In the first part of this two part interview, Rajiv Kumar assesses the impact of Covid-19 on India’s nutrition programs, and discusses food fortification, the Poshan Atlas and more

By Outlook Planet Desk 07/09/2020

COVID-19 And Air Pollution

As countries around the world have struggled to contain COVID-19, scientists have wondered whether air pollution could increase death rates among those with the disease.

By Paul Villeneuve and Mark Goldberg 10/10/2020