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Expectant mothers must beware vs flu risk, says study

February 8, 2019

The flu virus is quite common and usually spreads via air droplets from coughing, sneezing or talking infected individuals; or picked up from surfaces like doorknobs, where these droplets can linger.Symptoms can include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, aches and pains, chills and fatigue. The flu strain H1N1 can affect anyone, but […]

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Chemically-treated fruits in Bangladesh may pose health risks, says study

June 9, 2018

Fruits are healthy food choices but not when laced with toxic chemicals used for ripening. A new study published in Cogent – food and agriculture journal on May 23 reveals that chemicals used in Bangladesh for artificial ripening of fruits contain a high amount of heavy metals and other substances, which may pose serious health hazards. Researchers […]

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