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Dairy-free diets warning over risk to bone health

Dairy-free diets warning over risk to bone health

Diets which cut out dairy food could be a “ticking time bomb” for young people’s bone health, a charity is warning. A National Osteoporosis Society survey found a fifth of under-25s are cutting out or reducing dairy in their diet. It said it was concerned many young adults were putting their health at risk by [...]

April 12, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dairy-free diets warning over risk to bone health

Manmohan Singh’s warning to Narendra Modi: Is demonetisation already a ‘mammoth tragedy’?

Manmohan Singh’s warning to Narendra Modi: Is demonetisation already a ‘mammoth tragedy’?

The choice of words of Manmohan Singh, former prime minister and an economist, for his column in The Hindu on demonetisation impact on India’s economy, beginning with the title, Making of a mammoth tragedy, should worry the average Indian. Even if one tends to discount the politics of Singh’s article, the former RBI governor’s warning of an [...]

December 10, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Manmohan Singh’s warning to Narendra Modi: Is demonetisation already a ‘mammoth tragedy’?

‘New generation of addicts’ – US health chief’s warning on vaping

‘New generation of addicts’ – US health chief’s warning on vaping

The US surgeon general has said e-cigarettes pose an emerging health threat to young people. In a report released on Thursday, Vivek Murthy acknowledged a need for more research into the health effects of vaping, but said e-cigarettes were not harmless and too many teenagers were using them. “My concern is e-cigarettes have the potential [...]

December 8, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on ‘New generation of addicts’ – US health chief’s warning on vaping

Smoke haze prompts health, travel warning

Smoke haze prompts health, travel warning

The Department of Parks and Wildlife this morning issued a smoke alert for Perth metropolitan area and surrounds, urging motorists to take care and people physically affected to take health precautions. The department said if the smoke was particularly thick, people should shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners. Smoke may reduce visibility on [...]

November 27, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Smoke haze prompts health, travel warning

Health warning over deadly paralysis toxin in Tasmanian shellfish

Health warning over deadly paralysis toxin in Tasmanian shellfish

Health authorities are warning people not to eat wild shellfish from the east coast of Tasmania due to the risk of potentially fatal paralytic poisoning. Blooms of toxin-producing algae off the east coast, including in waters around Hobart, mean there are high levels of toxins in the shellfish. “Shellfish feed on algae and concentrate the [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Health warning over deadly paralysis toxin in Tasmanian shellfish

Justin Bieber health fad slammed by experts who are warning fans against copying their pop star hero

Justin Bieber health fad slammed by experts who are warning fans against copying their pop star hero

A health fad championed by Justin Bieber and described as resembling ‘medieval torture’ has been slammed by experts who warn it could do more harm than good. Muscle-bound pin-up Bieber posted an image to Instagram showing red blotches on his neck which looked suspiciously like love bites. But the tattooed crooner, 22, wrote an explanation, [...]

July 26, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Justin Bieber health fad slammed by experts who are warning fans against copying their pop star hero

Urgent UK health warning as salad leaves two dead and dozens more in hospital

Urgent UK health warning as salad leaves two dead and dozens more in hospital

Public Health England is concerned the outbreak is being linked to supermarket salads. The outbreak has left 62 people needing 62 people across the UK. It is being linked to imported rocket salad from Mediterranean countries. GEETTY – STOCK IMAGE WARNING: Health experts are alarmed after two people die Worldwide epidemic diseases Thursday, 10th March [...]

July 26, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Urgent UK health warning as salad leaves two dead and dozens more in hospital