Daily Archives: May 8, 2017

Permanent commemoration in recognition of the death of Altab Ali

A poignant ceremonial event to remember and mark the permanent recognition of Altab Ali Day has taken place by Tower Hamlets Council. Altab Ali’s tragic and racially motivated murder on 4 May ,1978 in a park in Whitechapel that now ...

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Altab Ali & other victims of racial violence remembered on Altab Ali Day

Ansar Ahmed Ullah  :: Altab Ali’s tragic, senseless and racially motivated murder in a park that now bears his name, helped mobilise a profound, heartfelt and energetic anti-racism movement said Mayor John Biggs. He said, ‘We remember him, we also ...

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Want to lose weight? Start eating avocados

Want to shed those extra kilos? Try avocados, which may help lower body weight, body mass index (BMI) as well as lead to smaller waist circumference, researchers have found.   The findings, published in the journal Internal Medicine Review, showed ...

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The reasons why picking your nose and eating it could be good for your health

It is one of the nasty habits parents try in vain to halt their children from doing in public.   But it may be the incorrect reaction to tell a child off for picking their nose and – horror of ...

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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $110m in US talc cancer case

Pharmaceutical firm Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been ordered by a US court to pay more than $110m (£85m) to a woman who says she developed ovarian cancer after using its talcum powder. Lois Slemp, 62, from Virginia, Missouri said ...

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Exercise can overcome the ‘Obesity Gene’

Even if obesity is “in your genes,” regular exercise can help keep extra pounds at bay, a new study suggests. Researchers found that when people carried a particular gene variant that raises obesity risk, regular exercise seemed to reduce the ...

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Delhi Apollo Hospitals ready to share bone marrow transplant experience with Bangladesh

The Apollo Hospitals in Delhi is ready to share its expertise and experience of carrying out bone marrow transplant (BMT) procedures with the first-ever Bangladesh Centre at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. “We built from scratches…so we can share our experience ...

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India brides get wooden paddles to beat drunk, abusive husbands

An Indian state minister has given hundreds of wooden bats to newly-wed brides, urging them to use the paddle as a weapon if their husbands turn alcoholic or abusive. Gopal Bhargava gave the bats — which are used to get ...

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