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Pune: Youth becomes paralysed after consuming too many sweets due to rare genetic disorder

He was suffering from hypokalaemia periodic paralysis (hypoPP). It is a rare genetic disorder that causes occasional episodes of muscle weakness and sometimes a lower than normal level of potassium in the blood. On November 7, Nilesh went to drop his sister around 6 pm. He suddenly started feeling weak. After driving about 20 km […]

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Alcohol consumption during festivals may affect your heart health

With the festival season in full swing, kitchens, across the county, are filled with aromatic, irresistible sweets and savouries. Add a few drinks to the menu, and your festivities light up. At the same time, your blood pressure spikes and cholesterol levels peak, risking the well-being of your heart. Almost everyone considers consumption of alcohol […]

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Do you eat too many sweets during Diwali? Here is a diet plan for you

Although, we cannot say no to the festive celebrations and or the yummy food items. Dieticians offer their advice on how to balance meals, get proper nutrition and also how to keep tabs on your diet this festive season. Shaeen Mulani, dietician at Family Welfare Bureau, Pune, said, “During festivals what is important is how […]

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To curb adulterated swet menace, FDA keeps a stringent check on sweet shops in Mumbai

To curb adulterated sweet menace, FDA keeps a stringent check on sweet shops in Mumbai

With Navaratri being celebrated in Mumbai and Dussehra just around the corner, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Maharashtra, has swung into action to keep a check and prevent adulteration of sweets. The aim of the FDA is to keep Mumbaikars safe from the menace of the adulterated sweets and away from any diseases or […]

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