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Pollution along rail tracks needs to be attended with utmost sincerity

Environment

Pollution along rail tracks needs to be attended with utmost sincerity

Posted on 30 October 2014

Pollution along rail tracks needs to be attended with utmost sincerity New Delhi: Anguished over the failure of a committee to even suggest measures for tackling the problem of human excreta and waste dumping along railway tracks, the National Green Tribunal on Monday expressed dissatisfaction saying such serious issue needs to be attended with utmost sincerity. A […] Continue Reading

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Changing weather gives rise to ailments in city

Hygiene

Changing weather gives rise to ailments in city

Posted on 30 October 2014

              Changing weather gives rise to ailments in city NASHIK: The sudden change in weather has given rise to cases of throat infection, cold, joint pains and skin diseases, according to city-based doctors. However, conjunctivitis cases have dropped since the last one week. The city witnessed a sudden drop […] Continue Reading

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Any physical activity is good for brain health

Health Tip

Any physical activity is good for brain health

Posted on 30 October 2014

Any physical activity is good for brain health Exercise boosts brain health and researchers have now found that the elderly and sedentary who cannot think of hitting the gym for physical activity may improve their brain health by doing any activity they like. “I would like seniors to remember that they have the power to […] Continue Reading

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Health hazards of high fashion

Health

Health hazards of high fashion

Posted on 30 October 2014

                  Health hazards of high fashion Six-inch stilettos, over-sized heavy handbags or toothpick-tight jeans may be trendy, but have you ever thought what all health side-effects they are having on your body? Certain fashion trends can take a toll of your health if you don’t take steps […] Continue Reading

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Is High Cholesterol a New World Disease?

Health Tip

Is High Cholesterol a New World Disease?

Posted on 29 October 2014

                  Is High Cholesterol a New World Disease? Dr. Behram Pardiwala, Chief Consultant Physician of Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai shares an interesting information- “Atherosclerosis was well known even amongst ancient Egyptians. And narrowing of arteries has been described in our own Indian ancient medical literature. Hence it is […] Continue Reading

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India is the low birth weight capital of the world

Health

India is the low birth weight capital of the world

Posted on 29 October 2014

            India is the low birth weight capital of the world HYDERABAD : Low birth weight of babies is a result of vitamin B12 deficiency in India. Low birth weight, itself, could further result in diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) director Dr Ch Mohan Rao on […] Continue Reading

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Hunger games

Nutrition

Hunger games

Posted on 28 October 2014

Hunger games In this season of festivities, when urban lifestyle-based diseases are getting a boost as we stuff our stomachs with forbidden foods, and our homes eat up even more of scarce electricity, one in every third child will go to bed hungry. Her home will be dark, without even the light from the hearth […] Continue Reading

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Pollution panel asks state bodies to check effluents

Water

Pollution panel asks state bodies to check effluents

Posted on 28 October 2014

            Pollution panel asks state bodies to check effluents GURGAON: A Central Pollution Control Board’s (CPCB) directive has asked MCG and HUDA to check discharge effluents at sewage treatment plants (STPs) in all Haryana districts. The state bodies have also been directed to set up a real-time effluent monitoring system […] Continue Reading

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Food safety basics

Hygiene

Food safety basics

Posted on 28 October 2014

            Food safety basics Foodborne illnesses or infections and irritation of the gastro-intestinal tract (GIT) are caused by foods that contain harmful bacteria, parasites, viruses or chemicals.  They are classically characterised by vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, blurred vision, headache, weakness, dizziness, fever and chills. Most foodborne illnesses are acute, meaning […] Continue Reading

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Indian moms buy milk, juices without looking at labels

Food Safety

Indian moms buy milk, juices without looking at labels

Posted on 28 October 2014

              Indian moms buy milk, juices without looking at labels New survey reveals mothers check for taste before expiry dates and are unaware of real health risks of contamination. Is that juice too sweet or not enough? That’s a question Indian mothers may ask. But is it safe to […] Continue Reading

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