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Supreme Court says Liquor sale ban exemption applies nationwide

The Supreme Court on Monday found itself surprised by a doubt raised by the Madras High Court about the ban on the sale of liquor in December 2016 within 500 meters along national and State highways.

The bone of contention is a July 11 order of the apex court which clarified that stretches of highways running through municipal areas were exempted from the ban.

But what puzzled the Madras High Court is whether the exemption granted to municipal areas in the July 11 order pertained to only municipal areas in Chandigarh and none other.

Today- World Diabetes day

Difficulty in conceiving, miscarriages, malformed babies, and an overall poor outcome in pregnancies, are the major impacts of diabetes in women. With a very evident neglect of health issues faced by women, experts say that gestational and pre-gestational diabetes thus presents a much greater risk. Given the need of the hour to put forth this issue, this year’s theme for World Diabetes Day observed on Tuesday is fitting ‘Women and Diabetes — Our Right to a Healthy Future’.

Plastic waste - bane to become boon soon in Kerala

Plastics disposal has been a universal menace, in Kerala too over decades. Plastics being unavoidable and non-biodegradable, a plastic-free zone is an aspiring thought to chew on, knowingly hard to chew, Kerala is steering towards its genesis on recycling of plastic wastes.

The peril of plastics waste in Kerala steers their way towards the road for recycling. The ambitious project headed by ‘clean Kerala company’, an initiative of the state government aims at recycling plastics and reuse them.

90,000 Children die in India -Save by Vaccination Drive.

 

India has to go on war-footing to save children under five years from death due to pneumonia and diarrhea, especially children in the backward rural villages.According to the report by John Hopkins Bloomberg School of public health, as many as 90,000 children die every year due to decreases like pneumonia and diarrhea.

Their lives can be saved if India implements its vaccination programme against pneumonia and diarrhea on a war footing. 

CANCER CARE

       FOR YOUR INFORMATION.                            READ AND SPREAD

 

AFTER YEARS OF TELLING PEOPLE CHEMOTHERAPY IS THE ONLY WAY TO TRY ('TRY', BEING THE KEY WORD) TO ELIMINATE CANCER, JOHNS HOPKINS IS FINALLY  TELLING THAT THERE IS AN ALTERNATIVE WAY.

 

Cancer Update from Johns Hopkins:

 

Stop avoiding mushrooms !!! Grilled mushrooms are rich in nutrients

Microwaved mushrooms are rich in dietary fibre, vitamins and minerals, and they also consist of potential medicinal value.

Boiling or deep frying may destroy its nutritional profile while microwaving or grilling them would help preserve its antioxidant capacity and other health properties, researchers say.

Mushrooms are rich in dietary fibre, vitamins (B1, B2, B12, C, D and E) and minerals such as zinc or selenium, low in calories and fat, as well as important source of betaglucans — biologically active compounds with potential medicinal value.

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Dengue Fever : Steps To Prevent

The district has reportedly registered an all-time high number of confirmed dengue cases. Almost 3100 cases reported in Kerala and  confirmed the Dengue Fever, 2100 in thiruvanathapuram. The Fever was spreading fastly in coastal areas. The medical department opened many camps in coastal and most populated areas.

Steps taken to Prevent.

1.Stay in air-conditioned or well-screened housing. The mosquitoes that carry the dengue viruses are most active from dawn to dusk, but they can also bite at night.

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