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Superfoods that you should stock up in your kitchen

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Superfoods that you should stock up in your kitchen

Posted on 22 September 2014

            Superfoods that you should stock up in your kitchen While experts say that fruits and vegetables should be a part of your regular diet, experts say that there are certain ‘superfoods’ that you should eat every other day because of the high nutrient content they contain. Here are some […] Continue Reading

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For greater awareness of lung disease

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For greater awareness of lung disease

Posted on 22 September 2014

For greater awareness of lung disease September is the Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month, and doctors in the city have been trying to raise awareness on this disease. Nearly 5 million people around the world suffer from Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) which affects the lung interstitium (the tissue and space around the air sacs of […] Continue Reading

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The neuroprotective lifestyle

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The neuroprotective lifestyle

Posted on 22 September 2014

The neuro-protective lifestyle September is the third annual World Alzheimer’s Month, a worldwide campaign organized by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) to raise awareness of, and challenge the stigma associated with, this debilitating condition. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, affecting some 36 million worldwide, with an estimated annual cost of approximately $600 million. The greatest risk […] Continue Reading

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Say cheese! Dairy products good for health

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Say cheese! Dairy products good for health

Posted on 20 September 2014

            Say cheese! Dairy products good for health Consuming dairy products is good for health and can also reduce the risk of metabolic diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, new research shows. Dietary guidelines recommend the daily consumption of 2-4 portions of milk-based products such as milk, yogurt, […] Continue Reading

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Cell tower radiation increases risk of brain cancer

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Cell tower radiation increases risk of brain cancer

Posted on 20 September 2014

Cell tower radiation increases risk of brain cancer Busting the myths about lack of evidence on harm caused by cellphone radiation, Finnish scientist Dariusz Leszczynski on Friday said that long-term exposure to cellphone and cell tower radiation, on an average of thirty minutes a day over ten years, causes an increased risk of brain cancer. Cellphone radiation […] Continue Reading

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Students fall sick after having hostel food

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Students fall sick after having hostel food

Posted on 20 September 2014

          Students fall sick after having hostel food TRICHY: As many as 20 nursing students of the K A P Viswantham Government Medical College (KAPVGMC), Trichy who were suffering from diarrhoea due to food poisoning for the past two days were admitted to an exclusive ward in Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government […] Continue Reading

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Jackfruit, the new food on your diet chart

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Jackfruit, the new food on your diet chart

Posted on 20 September 2014

Jackfruit, the new food on your diet chart Jackfruit, known as Kathal in Hindi, is a large irregularly shaped oval fruit. Often, listed among the exotic tropical fruits to have originated in India and Malaysia, jackfruit is now now grown in Asia, Africa, the US and Australia. Reported to be the food for Orrangutans, a […] Continue Reading

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The common enemy: Cold

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The common enemy: Cold

Posted on 12 September 2014

            The common enemy: Cold A new variant of cold refuses to budge. Medics say lingering sniffles is due to a mutating virus. The common cold is a great equaliser. It sees not gender, caste or religion. It starts with a mildly discomforting itch in your throat. You pop a […] Continue Reading

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Drink your way to great skin

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Drink your way to great skin

Posted on 12 September 2014

              Drink your way to great skin While what you apply on your skin is an essential part of your skincare regime, what you eat is of equal importance. And if you’re bored of eating fruits and salads, experts say that certain fruit juices are also good for healthy […] Continue Reading

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100 fall ill after eating ‘prasad’

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100 fall ill after eating ‘prasad’

Posted on 12 September 2014

100 fall ill after eating ‘prasad’ Over 100 persons including several women and children fell ill today after taking ‘prasad’ at a village in Bahadurpur Block of Darbhanga district. Bahadurpur BDO Jitendra Kumar said, “The incident occurred at Haripatti panchayat where one person, Magan Lal, had organised ‘Satya Narayan Puja’. Several villagers ate the Prasad and started […] Continue Reading

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