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Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the rectum or colon.(iStock)

Colorectal cancer: Common doubts answered

By By Dr. Venkata Pradeep Babu Koyyala
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2020 10:42 AM IST
Some factors that increase your risk of developing colorectal cancer are unavoidable and can’t be changed. Age is one of them.
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Dr. Rajat Bajaj
Dr. Rajat Bajaj

How age is linked to colorectal cancer

By By Dr. Rajat Bajaj
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2020 03:39 PM IST
If you are older than 50, then you are at a higher risk of developing colorectal cancer.
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According to Mizoram excise and narcotics department, there has been an increase in alcohol-related death since 2015 when prohibition was lifted.(HT photo)
According to Mizoram excise and narcotics department, there has been an increase in alcohol-related death since 2015 when prohibition was lifted.(HT photo)

Mizoram becomes a dry state after 4 years

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2019 11:30 PM IST
The present Mizo National Front (MNF) government, which came to power last year with prohibition as one of its main promises, passed the Mizoram Liquor (Prohibition) Bill 2019 in the state assembly on March 20.
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Vendors opposing the government’s move said that the liquor ban has resulted in huge losses to their business.(HT File Photo/Representative Image)
Vendors opposing the government’s move said that the liquor ban has resulted in huge losses to their business.(HT File Photo/Representative Image)

After a gap of 4 years, Mizoram again goes ‘dry’ from Tuesday

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2019 06:35 PM IST
Mizoram has once again become a “completely dry state” following a new liquor law that prohibits the sale and consumption of alcohol.
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From April 1, all liquor bottles in the will have on their labels prominent statutory warnings, asking consumers to not drink and drive and outlining how alcohol consumption is harmful for health.(Getty Images)
From April 1, all liquor bottles in the will have on their labels prominent statutory warnings, asking consumers to not drink and drive and outlining how alcohol consumption is harmful for health.(Getty Images)

Alcohol bottles to carry health warnings from April 1

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2019 11:46 PM IST
For alcoholic beverage bottles up to 200 ml, the letters on the label, all in capitals, should not be less than 1.5 mm high; bottles larger than 200 ml will have letters 3mm tall.
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From April 1, Mizoram to go dry as Assembly passes prohibition bill (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)
From April 1, Mizoram to go dry as Assembly passes prohibition bill (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)

From April 1, Mizoram to go dry as Assembly passes prohibition bill

By Sadiq Naqvi | Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2019 12:23 AM IST
According to the state government, the move would cause a loss of Rs 700 million every year to the state exchequer.
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Mediterranean diet includes a high consumption of monounsaturated fats (widely present in extra virgin olive oil) and fish, but also a moderate consumption of alcohol, preferably during meals.(Unsplash)
Mediterranean diet includes a high consumption of monounsaturated fats (widely present in extra virgin olive oil) and fish, but also a moderate consumption of alcohol, preferably during meals.(Unsplash)

Mediterranean diet helps elderly people live longer

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2018 10:25 AM IST
Mediterranean diet: A new study finds that the Mediterranean diet could be one of the best diets for people over the age of 65.
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48 people died in Pauri bus mishap on Sunday.(HT Photo)
48 people died in Pauri bus mishap on Sunday.(HT Photo)

Uttarakhand HC orders eye check-up of all drivers within 15 days

By Neeraj Santoshi | Hindustan Times, Nainital
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2018 10:48 PM IST
HC also summoned senior officials of the transport department to explain why its earlier directions regarding improving traffic management and checking road accidents in the state were not complied with in letter and spirit
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The PIL cited WHO reports on ill effects of alcohol consumption on health and CAG reports on distilleries and illegal tube wells in them.(REUTERS File)
The PIL cited WHO reports on ill effects of alcohol consumption on health and CAG reports on distilleries and illegal tube wells in them.(REUTERS File)

Lawyers, former judges want liquor banned in Rajasthan; HC seeks govt reply

By HT Correspondent | HT Correspondent, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2018 09:31 PM IST
High court issued notices to the union health secretary, Rajasthan chief secretary, state’s excise commissioner and the pollution control board asking them to reply by May 28.
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Indian children, obese and slim, are being hit by fatty liver disease

By Anonna Dutt & Dipanjan Sinha | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 04:17 PM IST
They’re eating too much junk and getting too little exercise, doctors say.
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