World cranberry leader Ocean Spray eyes Indian market

By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, April 23 : With Indians reporting high rate of urinary tract infections, the world’s top cranberry producer Ocean Spray is eying the huge Indian market for its products. An egg-shaped dark red fruit native to North America, cranberry is a natural remedy or antibiotic for urinary tract infections and stomach ulcers. […]

Meat-based diet linked to fatty liver disease

London, April 23 : A diet high in animal protein is associated with a higher risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a condition in which fat builds up in the liver, in overweight people, says a study. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a major health concern as it can lead to permanent scarring (cirrhosis) […]

Obama appointed Indian American surgeon general asked to resign

[Orlando : FILE – In this July 25, 2016, file photo, Dr. Vivek Murthy speaks during a news conference at Orange County Mosquito Control, in Orlando, Fla. The Trump administration has relieved Dr. Vivek Murthy of his duties as U.S. Surgeon General. /PTI] Washington, April 22 : Indian American Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, appointed by […]

Now, Nitish Kumar for all-India prohibition for progress

Mumbai, April 22 : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday proposed “total prohibition” across India which he said will put the country on the path of quick development. “Liquor needs to be banned across the country. There must be total all-India prohibition for the country to progress,” the Janata Dal-United President said while addressing […]

Obama appointed Indian American surgeon general asked to resign

Washington, April 22 : Indian American Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, appointed by former President Barack Obama, stepped down after he was asked to resign by the Trump administration as part of a move to appoint new leaders in key posts. He was replaced temporarily by Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, one of the first nurses to […]