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FSSAI to set up food safety standards review panel

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The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) today said it is in the process of setting up a food safety standards review panel to identify gaps in the existing standards for safe and nutritious food against international standards. “FSSAI has formulated a three-pronged strategy for ensuring safe and nutritious food for the 1.3 …

Western region more prone to rheumatoid arthritis, says study

Western region more prone to rheumatoid arthritis

The western region of the country is more prone to rheumatoid arthritis whereas uric acid-related issues are found to be more common in southern zone, says a study. While western zone showed more abnormalities in the levels of rheumatoid factor, a marker of rheumatoid arthritis, uric acid abnormalities were more common in south zone. Uric …

Antibiotics should not be used after surgery: WHO

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The guidelines include 13 recommendations for the period before surgery and 16 for preventing infections during and after surgery. They range from simple precautions such as ensuring that patients bathe or shower before surgery and the best way for surgical teams to clean their hands, to guidance on when to use antibiotics to prevent infections, …