Meghalaya ranks 4th in cancer cases in Northeast

Meghalaya ranks 4th in cancer cases in Northeast

By Our Reporter, TNT News | Shillong, April 16, 2018: Health and Family Welfare Minister, AL Hek told the Assembly today that the total number of 8338 cancer patients were registered in the Cancer Department of Shillong Civil Hospital between 2010 to 2017 even as he informed that upto March this year, 192 cancer patients […]

HEALTH | TV shows with advertisements increases junk food cravings!

HEALTH | TV shows with advertisements increases junk food cravings!

January 16, 2018: According to cancer researchers in UK, the advertisements on commercial television may be driving youngsters to snack on more unhealthy food. Regular consumption of high calorie food and drink having higher levels of fat and sugar, increases the risk of obesity. The findings indicated that energy and other fizzy drinks high in […]

Northeast India’s gradual preference to E-Cigarettes may not be a good sign!

Northeast India’s gradual preference to E-Cigarettes may not be a good sign!

GUWAHATI | December 14, 2017 There is a slow but gradual increase in the use of electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes in some NE states, revealed a latest Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) released last month. E-cigarette, also called vape, is an alternative to paper cigarettes which functions by heating a liquid composed of nicotine and […]

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