Fried chicken, fish linked to increased risk of early death: Study
Thursday, January 24, 2019, 3:56 PM
Regularly eating fried chicken or fish is associated with a higher risk of death from any cause, specifically heart-related mortality, according to a study on postmenopausal women in the US. The study, published in the British Medical Journal, suggests that reducing consumption of fried foods, especially fried chicken and fried fish/shellfish, could have a positive public health impact.
Survey Reveals 71% Indians Have Poor Muscle Health
Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 12:14 PM
About 68% people in India are protein deficient, while 71% have poor muscle health, a recent survey has pointed out.Citing reports, experts said 84% of Indian vegetarian and 65% of non-vegetarian diets are protein deficient. "We believe there is a need to build awareness about the importance of muscle health amongst Indians and find appropriate solutions," said the source.
Organs Of Brain Dead Girl Travel 170 km, Give New Life To 3 People
Monday, November 19, 2018, 8:53 AM
The liver and kidneys of 13-year-old girl, declared brain dead, was on Sunday transported across a stretch of 170km in the state for transplants at city-hospital, officials said. A team of doctors of SSKM Hospital here travelled to Durgapur Mission Hospital in West Burdwan district and collected the liver, kidneys and corneas of Madhusmita Bayen and left for Kolkata in a convoy, they said.