Will government act upon sweet ‘Poison’ in Kashmir?

Will government act upon sweet ‘Poison’ in Kashmir?

Kashmir region has become a dumping ground for fake, adulterated and substandard toffees, candies and other confectionery. This investigative report by ZT reveals that most of these products do not abide by the standards and guidelines as prescribed under the...
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Some top-selling diabetes drugs in India not safe: Experts

Some top-selling diabetes drugs in India not safe: Experts

Some top-selling diabetes drugs in India may not be safe for patients, says a team of international experts, according to whom, the country’s drug regulatory system allows use of a treatment that has not been found effective or safe. For...
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Patient battles for life after docs remove kidney ‘Fraudulently’

Patient battles for life after docs remove kidney ‘Fraudulently’

The family members of a patient from Pattan area of north Kashmir, who underwent a surgery at Al Amin Hospital Hyderpora four days before have accused doctors of removing his kidney “fraudulently” during the procedure. Ali Mohammad Dar, a carpet...
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Stop use of antibiotics 3 days prior to market supply, DFCO advisory to poultry dealers

Stop use of antibiotics 3 days prior to market supply, DFCO advisory to poultry dealers

Amid reports about overuse of antibiotics in poultry chicken, the Drugs and Food Control Organization (DFCO) on Tuesday issued an advisory on use of antibiotics in poultry birds. “The poultry farm dealers shall stop use of antibiotics in poultry birds...
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Eating antibiotic injected chicken can prove fatal for humans

Eating antibiotic injected chicken can prove fatal for humans

Doctors in Jammu and Kashmir have expressed their concern over the use chicken that has been administered with antibiotics for quick growth. The recently conducted research has revealed the consumption of such chicken might put the lives of people at...
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Kashmir witnesses 161 Hepatitis, 207 Chickenpox cases in 2017

Kashmir witnesses 161 Hepatitis, 207 Chickenpox cases in 2017

At least 161 cases of hepatitis and 207 cases of chickenpox have been reported in 2017 from Kashmir valley, fresh figures of health department have revealed. According to figures available with Directorate of Health Services Kashmir, at least 207 cases...
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To prevent Heart Disease eat these 15 Magnesium filled foods

To prevent Heart Disease eat these 15 Magnesium filled foods

There are over 3751 magnesium binding sites in your body — so many because your body requires magnesium for more than 300 biochemical functions, including cellular health and regeneration. Adequate magnesium in your body can also help you control blood...
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Anti-cancer properties in three rice varieties: Research

Anti-cancer properties in three rice varieties: Research

Scientists have claimed to have detected anti-cancer properties in three traditional varieties of rice found in Chhattisgarh. A research has concluded that three medicinal varieties of rice – Gathwan, Maharaji and Laicha – have the ability to fight...
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Another death due of Swine Flu at SKIMS, toll rises to 31

Another death due of Swine Flu at SKIMS, toll rises to 31

A 70-year-old woman from Srinagar died of Swine Flu at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura on Monday, taking the death toll to 31. Officials at SKIMS told Kashmir Post that the elderly woman had tested positive and was...
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The Chicken we eat is being pumped with antibiotics meant for critically ill patients

The Chicken we eat is being pumped with antibiotics meant for critically ill patients

A study by The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, an independent, non-profit media organization, has found that hundreds of tonnes of Colistin – an antibiotic of last resort – ship to India for the routine treatment of chickens. Chickens raised in...
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