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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कैंसर की स्क्रीनिंग के लिए अब नहीं जाना होगा दूर

केंद्रीय स्वास्थ्य मंत्रालय के तहत आने वाले भारतीय आयुर्विज्ञान अनुसंधान परिषद (आईसीएमआर) से जुड़े एनआईसीपीआर के ऑनलाइन पाठ्यक्रम में अंतरराष्ट्रीय और राष्ट्रीय विशेषज्ञ वीडियो-कांफ्रेंसिंग से सुदूर बैठे लोगों को कैंसर स्क्रीनिंग का प्रशिक्षण प्रदान कर रहे हैं. नई दिल्ली: कैंसर की जांच के लिए लोगों को दूर स्थित बड़े अस्पतालों में नहीं जाना पड़े और […]

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Northeast faces uphill cancer challenge

Lifestyle-related cancers top the chart in the northeast region which has an overall high incidence of cancer in India. Oesophageal cancer is the highest in men followed by cancers of the lung and stomach, says a recent report compiled by the National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research under the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). Together, […]

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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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