Patna: BMW, this word brings out the picture of a high-end lurxury car. But today, this also means biomedical wastes, which can cost one's life.

Arsenic is known to be one of the causative factors of gall bladder cancer in Bihar.

Patna: Antibiotics consumption in Bihar has increased from 12% in 2009 to 20% today. According to state drug control department, Biharis consume antibiotics worth over Rs 600 crore every year.

Patna: One in 10 persons in urban areas and one in five in rural areas of Bihar suffer from heart ailments and one third of them are below 45 years.