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There's a rifle aimed at Vivek Murthy

The National Rifle Association aims to shoot down Vivek Murthy’s Senate confirmation as United States Surgeon General, Aziz Haniffa reports The National Rifle Association has set its sights......

125 school kids taken ill after eating midday meals in UP

As many as 125 students of two government schools in Uttar Pradesh were taken ill after consuming midday meals on Wednesday. Hundred students of a primary school were taken ill after eating......

Why India performs so poorly in fighting hunger

Recently, a study on India's State Hunger Index comparing hunger across all India states was released by Purnima Menon, Anil Deolalikar and Anjor Bhaskar. Dr Purnima Menon is a research fellow at......

HC upholds ban on gutka, pan masala in Maharashtra

In a victory for the state government and the anti-tobacco activists, the Bombay high court on Saturday upheld the ban on gutka and pan masala -- both flavoured tobacco products -- in Maharashtra.......

HC refuses to stay Maharashtra's ban on tobacco products

Citing public interest and public health, the Bombay high court on Friday refused to stay Maharashtra government's decision to ban manufacture, sale and storage of gutkha and pan masala.The......

Pepsi Foods move to a healthier product portfolio

The foods division of PepsiCo India is actively working at having a portfolio in line with global chairman Indra Nooyi's vision of having nutritive products.The ball, explains the division's new......

Solar energy yet not commercially viable: Kakodkar

Nuclear energy will continue to be an inevitable option for India as other alternative renewable energy sources like solar will take few more years to establish as a commercially viable technology,......

Wockhardt-Abbott deal aborted

Foreign lenders to Wockhardt have succeeded in stalling the debt-ridden pharmaceutical company's attempts to sell its nutrition business to Abbott Laboratories. The move is, however, unlikely to......

Wockhardt-Abbot deal gets high court go-ahead

Wockhardt's efforts to restructure its operations have received a boost with the Bombay high court declining to grant an injunction sought by a section of its investors to stall the divestment of......

Roles reverse in pharma M&As

Early this month, US-based Perrigo, one of the largest over the counter (OTC) pharmaceutical producers in the world, acquired an 85 per cent stake in Mumbai-based Vedants Drugs and Fine Chemicals.......

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Q. what are the benefits the B Vitamins
:  A. The B vitamins are eight water-soluble vitamins that play important roles in cell metabolism. Historically, the B vitamins were once thought to be...... more

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Q. Islam founded in 500BC, why muslims are so obsessed with it, and relate entire universe and science with it. How far it is correct for them to denounce other religions which are pretty old.
Pry Tbody:  A. Todays Science was not so much developed before Islam, most of the secrets of earth, Biology , Gynecology, and many other divisions of science...... more

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Q. Do we need Zinc in food for health ?
Chinna:  A. Everyone needs zinc. Children need zinc to grow, adults need zinc for health. Growing infants, children and adolescents, pregnant women and...... more

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Whole Foods and Trader Joe's Cultivate Image as Must-Visit Health Food Destinations, according to Packaged Facts report

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Soft and Pureed Food Line, Smoothe Foods, Creates Dysphagia Awareness at Nassau Division of Social Workers Wellness Event in Celebration of National Social Workers Month

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JAND Article Finds Front-of-Pack Labels Give Consumers the Information They Need, Especially Among Those with Lower Levels of Education

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The Worldwide Market for Infusion Pumps

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Abbott Reports First-Quarter 2014 Results

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