Jammu and Kashmir
Monday, May 20, 2013
Girl jumps to death after father dies
A 20-year-old girl today jumped to death from the sixth floor of AMRI Hospital in Salt Lake area aft...
How tongue detects high salt concentrations
Findings from a new study could serve as a springboard for the development of taste modulators to he...
Humans recycled stone artifacts 13,000 years ago!
Humans recycled their stone artefacts even as early as 13,000 years ago, according to a finding base...
Scientists create salt-tolerant wheat
Salty soil may no longer come in the way of planting wheat but could actually improve its yield by 2...
Feb 28 strike: Mamata takes apparent swipe at Cong
Mamata Banerjee took an apparent swipe at a section of the Cong in the state without naming the par...
Radiation from disaster detected off Japan`s coast
Radioactive contamination from the Fukushima power plant disaster has been detected as far as almos...
Scientists developing salt-resistant rice
Scientists are developing a salt-resistant rice variety after a huge tsunami last year hit paddy fie...
Argentina asst coach to inspect work at Salt Lake
A three-member team led by Argentina assistant coach Julian Camino will be in Kolkata to inspect the...
Cut salt to ward off diabetes
A review of studies has found that reducing the amount of salt in diabetics` daily diet is key to wa...
Messi-starrer Argentina match to cost Rs 700
The sale of tickets for the Lionel Messi-starrer friendly match between Argentina and Venezuela at ...
High salt + low potassium = early death: Study
Eating too much salt and too little potassium can increase the risk of death.
Salt as addictive as cigarettes, heroin
Scientists have now claimed that the yearning for salt stimulates the brain like addiction to hard d...
Too much salt bad for kids
Children are routinely eating too much salt, risking ill health and a shorter life.
Gandhi`s Salt Satyagraha in Time’s top 10 protests
Time magazine has named the Salt Satyagraha protest among ten most inflential protests in the world.
Iron rich salt to fight malnutrition
With high prevalence of anaemia in India, govt has decided to promote iron fortified iodised salt.
How salt intake raises BP
Scientists have figured out how salt intake contributes to raising one`s blood pressure (BP).
Cut salt to ward off diabetes
A new review of studies has found that reducing the amount of salt in diabetics` daily diet is key t...
Salt in a single meal can affect blood flow
It takes a mere 30 minutes for a single salty meal to constrict the blood flow in your arteries.
Cut salt to prevent heart disease
A new research has shown that heart disease could be cut by almost a fifth if food companies were ba...
Cut salt to ward off diabetes
Reducing the amount of salt in diabetics` daily diet is key to warding off serious threats to health...
Why some find it harder to give up salt
Struggling to cut salt out of your diet? Well, blame your genes then, says a new study.
Low-salt advice based on spurious science
Scientists slam spurious science underlying advice that minimizing salt consumption lowers BP.
Want a girl child? `Quit salt, bananas`
Combination of right food and sex timing are key to a prospective mother`s having a girl.
Cut down salt intake to prevent heart problems
Salt restriction may also counteract other lifestyle diseases.
Ninety percent of Americans eat too much salt: Study
Only one in 10 Americans keep their salt intake within recommended levels.
India can learn from Finland in reducing salt intake
Finland`s example of reduction in salt intake to prevent hypertension can be followed in India.
Kraft to cut salt in its North American foods
Kraft Foods says it will cut the salt in its products that are sold in N America by an average of 10...
Salt mixed in water for animals in Sathyamangalam forest
Considering the summer and decline in water levels in forest areas, the forest department has kept ...
Govt to probe encroachments in Sambhar salt lake: Rajasthan CM
Under pressure from Opposition BJP and two ruling Congress MLAs over encroachments in Sambhar Salt l...
Poor in Jharkhand to get food grain, salt at nominal rate
Jharkhand Deputy Chief Minister Raghubar Das, who holds finance portfolio, Friday announced the stat...
Reducing salt intake could prevent strokes: Study
A new study has found that reducing salt in processed foods could prevent strokes and heart attacks ...
Road salt`s damaging effects prompt smart alternatives to keep highways safe
Reports indicate that in order to combat environmental concerns, companies in the US are using smart...
Huge variation in salt content of processed food
Many processed foods contain too much salt, and sauces, spreads, and processed meats are the top off...
Reduction in intake of salt could save 92,000 lives a year
Shaving 3 grams off the daily salt intake of Americans could prevent up to 66,000 strokes, 99,000 he...
High salt intake linked to stroke
A collaborative study has shown that high salt intake is linked to significantly greater risk of bot...
New process can remove 90 percent of salt from seawater
An international team of researchers from China and the US has determined that a process that cleans...
It’s official: Reduced salt intake lowers BP
Using less amount of salt in diet can lead to slight reduction in blood pressure in the medium term,...
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