Trans fat

Trans fat putting billions at risk

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Geneva – The World Health Organisation has said that trans fat is putting millions of individuals at risk of developing heart disease. Its 2022 report on global trans fat eradication says that the governments must do more to outlaw industrially manufactured fats, which block arteries and are frequently present in cooking oils, spreads, packaged foods, and baked goods.

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WHO: Indian cough syrups manufactured by India’s Marion Biotech killing kids

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NEW DELHI: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned against the use of two Indian cough syrups blamed for the deaths of at least 20 children in Uzbekistan. WHO said the products, manufactured by India’s Marion Biotech, were substandard and the firm failed to provide guarantees about their safety and quality.

Treating obesity with culinary medicine

Treating obesity with culinary medicine

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Washington – According to the World Health Organisation (WHO). over 1.9 billion persons worldwide were overweight in 2016, and 650 million of them were obese. Between 1975 and 2016, obesity tripled in the world. In the United States, almost 40% of adults suffer from obesity, over a quarter in the United Kingdom. The increased interest in the connection between food, …

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WHO reports 780 lab confirmed Monkeypox cases from 27 countries

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Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said it has been reported of 780 laboratory confirmed cases of monkeypox from 27 countries that are not endemic to the monkeypox virus. It said: “It is highly likely that other countries will identify cases and there will be further spread of the virus.” Few hospitalizations have been reported, apart from patients being …