Plant extract used in traditional medicine controls colon cancer THE root of the licorice plant (mulethi in Hindi) is used to treat sore throat, ulcers and eczema. New research suggests it may have a greater use-prevent the growth of cancer of the colon, the last section of the digestive system. Scientists found the compound that imparts the sweet taste to licorice, glycyrrhyzic acid

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Vanaspati ghee manufacturers unhappy with proposed standard THE oils and fats sub-committee of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (mohfw), on March 18, agreed on a 10 per cent ceiling on trans fats in vanaspati ghee sold in the country. Members of the sub-committee also agreed trans fat levels shall be brought down further to 5 per cent in three years. The decision has not gone down

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Disturbed soils spread harmful bacteria IN THE last 20 years, the rural areas of Australia

Chemical that triggers desire in humans makes locusts swarm desert locusts are asocial by nature. They like to keep to themselves. But when food is in short supply they gang up to form swarms

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T Purushottam Bhat is one of 70,493 recorded cases of chikungunya fever in eight Indian states. His 24-member family has 19 others who fell ill to the virus transmitted by mosquitoes.

T Purushottam Bhat is one of 70,493 recorded cases of chikungunya fever in eight Indian states. His 24-member family has 19 others who fell ill to the virus transmitted by mosquitoes.

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