IN A CAPSULE Popping antibiotics in early life puts you at cancer risk Long term antibiotic use in early to mid life may be linked to a heightened risk of abnormal growths in the colon and rectum. Known as polyps, these growths precede the dev..
CERC impact: FSSAI for small packs of edible oil The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) wants edible oil manufacturers to bring out their products in smaller packs which daily wagers and rural buyers can afford.Â FSSAI has ..
Should you be taking calcium and vitamin D supplements? Getting enough calcium and vitamin D is essential to build strong bones when you are young and to keep them healthy as you age. Â Calcium also helps blood clot, nerves send messages and..
No touching accident vehicle before inspection Ghanshyam Mauryaâ€™s Escorts tractor met with an accident during the warranty period. At the authorised workshop, he instructed that the tractor be opened up to get a repair estimate. TheÂ ..
Jet cancellation charge more than ticket cost Â Nitin Parekh had booked a round ticket for Hyderabad-Rajahmundry from Jet Airways website for Rs. 6,035. Two days before the flight, he had to cancel the trip due to urgent work. He could not c..
Instant soup: Recipe for health problems Our tests show that sodium and sugar levels have risen over the years Do you think a packet of tasty, easy to prepare instant soup is a healthy option for a snack or a meal? You couldnâ€™t be more ..
Flush toilets are not sanitation solution The invention of flush toilets has increased the volume of waste created when humans urinate or defecate by almost 20-fold. Plants that treat waste water consume large amounts of energy and produce met..
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JAPAN Your dog can tell when someone is being rude Turns out canines are a better judge of character than one would have thought. Experts say dogs have a similar capacity to detect negativity in humans as infants do. A study, published in Neur..