A delicacy called ‘Smoked Meat’ in Northeast India- How it could lead to Cancer!

A delicacy called ‘Smoked Meat’ in Northeast India- How it could lead to Cancer!

Northeast India is renowned, among other things, for its exquisite cuisine, of which smoked meat occupies an important place. From Nagaland’s Smoked Pork to the Garos’ smoked meaty delights in Meghalaya, this dish is as addictive as it sounds. It is very interesting to note that excess meat is processed and preserved by drying or by […]

Assam: Man commits suicide by jumping into Brahmaputra river

Assam: Man commits suicide by jumping into Brahmaputra river

Guwahati, May 28, 2017– Triggering sensation across the city,  a person reportedly jumped into the Brahmaputra river from the Saraighat Bridge on Sunday afternoon. The person identified as Rajesh Biswas of Post Office colony in Amingaon, was reportedly suffering from cancer and locales suspect that depression might have forced him to resort to take the […]

Do mobile towers really cause cancer? A question that still haunts many!

Do mobile towers really cause cancer? A question that still haunts many!

These days, frequent are the controversies due to “fake news” in diverse fields. Away from the limelight of these debates, a governmental campaign has been working to demolish misinformation and inadequate information in a vital area impacting Digital India, viz, the electromagnetic field (EMF) emissions from mobile towers, commonly referred to as “mobile tower radiation”. […]

Bad news for Northeast Indian male Tobacco consumers as 6 types of cancer haunts them!

Bad news for Northeast Indian male Tobacco consumers as 6 types of cancer haunts them!

GUWAHATI: Males consuming chewable tobacco in the northeast are in serious risks of developing six types of cancer that are together categorised as upper aero digestive tract (UADT) as per a new study done by cancer experts from Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI). Cancer of the lip, tongue, mouth, pharynx, larynx and oesophagus together […]