Punjab Health Minister Warns Adulterators of Food Items

CHANDIGARH: the Health and Family Minister Punjab Mr. Brahm Mohindra today warned those indulging in making spurious and adulterated milk and milk products in the State. He ordered the District Health Officers and Assistant Food Commissioners to take stern action against the culprits under the provisions of ‘Food safety and standards Act 2006’ to curb the sale and production of adulterated food.

Modi's major healthcare scheme from Sep 25

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said a major healthcare initiative to give medical insurance cover to 50 crore Indians will roll out from September 25 -- the 102nd birth anniversary of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Deendayal Upadhyay.

Village elders meet Gian Sagar management

PATIALA: A deputation of over a dozen sarpanches, panches besides some prominent people of villages in the vicinity of the Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital today met the new management team of the Gian Sagar Educational and Charitable Trust and demanded that the work of re-opening of the Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital be speeded up keeping in view the medical and healthcare needs of the people of the area.

Despite court orders, Kamboj addresses Gian Sagar protest

PATIALA: Congress legislator from Rajpura Hardial Singh Kamboj today addressed a protest rally of former employees of the Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital who held a protest demonstration despite a Rajpura court order restraining them from holding any protest within a radius of 500 meters from the gates of the Gian Sagar Hospital.

Low-calorie diet may be more beneficial for men

Men who have a low-calorie diet are likely to lose significantly more body weight than women, a new study has found.

Tofu, soy milk can boost bone strength in women

Women who consume soy protein found in foods such as tofu and soy milk might be able to counter the negative effects of menopause on bone and metabolic health, a study suggests.

Fertility treatments may up autism risk in children

Be cautious while planning fertility treatment as it may increase the risk of autism in your child, a new study has found.

Obsession for flawless selfie can affect mental health: Study

Is your teenaged daughter addicted to photo editing applications such as Snapchat to get that flawless look for the perfect selfie? Beware, it can take a toll on her self-esteem and trigger body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), warn researchers, including one o

Alcohol may increase death risk in young TB patients

Increased consumption of alcohol in people with tuberculosis (TB) may accelerate their risk of death, scientists led by an Indian-origin researcher have found.

Smoking can affect breastfeeding habits: Study

Women, please take note. New mothers exposed to cigarette smoke in their homes may stop breastfeeding sooner as compared to those who are not exposed to second-hand smoke, a new study suggests.

Air pollution causing lung cancer among youths: Study

NEW DELHI: Air pollution has emerged as a major factor for lung cancer in India, especially among those below the age of 40, suggests a new study.

World’s largest Anti Drug awareness Campaign to start in Punjab soon

CHANDIGARH: The World’s largest Anti drug awareness Campaign would be launched on 30th July in Punjab. In this campaign more than 5 lakh youth of Punjab would take oath to fight against the evil of drugs and would attempt to make new World record.

More pregnant women are having heart attacks: Study

The risk of having a heart attack while pregnant, giving birth, or during two months after delivery, continues to increase, a US-based study has found.

Most salary arrears already paid, says Gian Sagar Trust

CHANDIGARH: The new management of the Gian Sagar Educational and Charitable Trust which has disputed the claim of certain former employees that the management was not paying the outstanding dues of the former staff members of the Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital.

Natural skin healing techniques for healthy, young skin

 Skin is the most sensitive part of outer body, so for having the desired beautiful skin, one needs to treat it with more care. Natural ingredients have their own specialty and can work wonders if used religiously, say experts.

Sleep problems may indicate multiple sclerosis risk

 Scientists have found that multiple sclerosis (MS) may be identified at least five years earlier as the patients were more likely to undergo treatments for nervous system disorders like pain or sleep problems, according to a study.

Tablet games may offer speech therapy to children: Study

 If your child is unable to communicate effectively, then engaging him or her to tablet-based games is likely to act as a speech therapy and boost the kid's 

'Teens drinking regularly face worse alcohol problems than adults'

Teens aged under 17 who drink alcohol weekly are three times more likely to binge drink and be dependent on alcohol as adults compared with their peers who don't drink, an Australian-led research said on Wednesday.

New treatment may help repair cardiac muscles after heart attack

Scientists have identified a new way to repair the damaged heart muscles and also recover almost all of its pumping function after a heart attack.

Punjab orders to add food colour in Ice cream to distinguish edible and non-edible product

CHANDIGARH: With a view to check the misuse of non edible ice as edible ice, the Punjab Government has issued strict instructions to all ice factories of the state to use food colour in non edible ice to ensure availability of healthy food items which were made or preserved by using ice. All the Civil Surgeons have been given powers to challan the concerned ice factory who failed to comply the orders in this regard.


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