Paan masala: Delhi govt slams notice to James Bond Pierce Brosnan

Delhi health officials issued a show cause notice to Pierce Brosnan to justify his starring in a James Bond-style ad dating back to 2016 for a paan masala brand. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr S K Arora, additional director, health government of Delhi said, “The advertisement is the surrogate advertisement of paan masala which […]

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Diet may help prevent spread of deadly breast cancer: study

Limiting the intake of foods rich in asparagine such as dairy, beef, poultry and eggs may potentially help prevent the spread of a deadly type of breast cancer, researchers including one of Indian origin claim. Researchers found that by limiting asparagine in laboratory mice with triple-negative breast cancer, they could dramatically reduce the ability of […]

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Tobacco can cause many problems, cancer is only the beginning

Tobacco harms both the body and the mind. With more than 25,00,000 children and 12,00,00,000 adults using tobacco every day, the thriving tobacco industry has been taking the lives of more than a million people every year. Beyond causing lung cancer, tobacco has multiple destructive effects on one’s health and lifestyle. However, the larger mainstream […]

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Two food joints with hookah bars sealed in Sector 18

NOIDA: In a joint raid by the city magistrate and the food safety department, two restaurants having hookah bars were sealed in Sector 18 on Monday. A case will be filed against the restaurant owners under Food Safety Act, officials said. The raid was carried out in the evening when many people were found smoking […]

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Monitor use of smokeless tobacco products: Experts

NOIDA: Given what they term a “disturbing initiation” of the younger generation to smokeless tobacco (SLT) products, experts have suggested that the Union government undertake periodic surveys among youths for monitoring the use of such products, and completely restrict their loose sale. Another major recommendation is the promotion and funding of ‘Quit Lines’ — a […]

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Spices can help prevent and fight colorectal cancer

NEW DELHI, NOV 7: Spices make our food tasty. Now we have another reason to enjoy them more often. A group of Indian scientists have found that cardamonin, a chemical found in cardamom and other edible plants such as ginger and peppercorn, is effective in preventing and controlling colorectal cancer in mice. Researchers at the […]

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