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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Another death due to swine flu at SKIMS, toll 30

Another death due to swine flu at SKIMS, toll 30

A 78-year-old man from Chanapora Srinagar lost his battle to swine flu Thursday at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura taking the death toll since October to 30. The elderly man was admitted at SKIMS on January 25 and...
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Use of Monosodium Glutamate in Momos declared unsafe

Use of Monosodium Glutamate in Momos declared unsafe

Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat, today informed the House that use of Monosodium Glutamate in Momos has been declared as unsafe. He said a special drive to detect use of Monosodium Glutamate in Momos was conducted by...
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Cancer on steep rise in J&K; 28424 patients registered in 7 years

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday revealed that there was a sharp rise in cancer cases in the state, particularly in Kashmir region. Replying to a question of legislator Saif-ud-Din Bhat and supplementary questions raised by legislators Qaiser Jamsh...
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Energy drinks are more dangerous for the heart than coffee

Energy drinks are more dangerous for the heart than coffee

Over half of the youth and young adults who consume an energy drink, have reported experiencing an adverse health event. Beware! Teenagers and adults who consume energy drinks may suffer from rapid heartbeat, nausea and seizures, warns a recent study....
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Two more die of Swine Flu at SKIMS, toll rises to 27

Two more die of Swine Flu at SKIMS, toll rises to 27

Two more patients died of Swine Flu at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura, taking the death toll to 27 this season. Sources at SKIMS told Kashmir Post that a woman hailing from central Kashmir’s Budgam district died of...
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With two more deaths due to Swine Flu, toll rises to 25

With two more deaths due to Swine Flu, toll rises to 25

Two more patients have died of H1N1 influenza at SKIMS, Soura in last past two days, taking the death toll by Swine Flu to 25 this season. Sources in SKIMS told Kashmir Post that a woman hailing from Srinagar died...
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Patients suffer as doctors go on long winter holidays

Patients suffer as doctors go on long winter holidays

‘Patients suffer immensely due to long winter holidays of doctors’ Come winter, senior doctors at Kashmir hospitals go for two-month-long winter holidays leaving patients to fend for themselves, said Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday in a communi...
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17 Year old teenager died of H1N1 influenza taking Swine Flu deaths toll to 22

17 Year old teenager died of H1N1 influenza taking Swine Flu deaths toll to 22

A teenager died of H1N1 influenza at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura on Tuesday taking the toll of people who died due to Swine flu to 22. Official sources said that a 17-year-old patient tested positive for H1N1...
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With 2 more deaths at SKIMS due to H1N1 influenza, toll 16

With 2 more deaths at SKIMS due to H1N1 influenza, toll 16

Two more patients have died of H1N1 influenza at the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences here in the past two days, taking the death toll due to the viral infection to 16 in Kashmir so far, an official source said...
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