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Alcohol Responsible For 3 Million Deaths Worldwide: WHO

Alcohol killed three million people in 2016 – more than infectious diseases, cancers combined, the World Health organisation said on Friday. More than 75 per cent of the alcohol related deaths were among men, it said.

Diet diary: Traditional help against dengue

Dengue is transmitted to humans by the mosquito Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus, found throughout the world. Dengue can turn serious on account of its high fever and severe platelet drop. Several traditional remedies have been used for preventing and treating these complications among which include papaya leaf juice, giloe and even goat’s milk.

खतरनाक दवाइयों पर कसा शिकंजा, 328 फिक्स्ड डोज कांबिनेशन पर लगा प्रतिबंध

सरकार ने 328 फिक्स डोज कॉम्बिनेशन यानी FDC दवाओं पर तत्काल प्रभाव से रोक लगा दी है। इन दवाओं को अब देश में बनाया या बेचा नहीं जा सकेगा। बैन दवाओं में कई ऐसी हैं, जिन्हें लोग फटाफट आराम पाने के लिए खुद से खरीद लेते हैं।

Pollution behind more ailments than smoking: Research

Smoking causes more than 80% of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) cases in the developed world. But over half (54%) of them in India are attributable to indoor and outdoor air pollution, according to a Lancet Global Health research paper.

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