Health Effects

  • Govt puts Bt Brinjal in cold storage February 10, 2010

    New Delhi: The Government on Tuesday said it would not allow the cultivation of Bt Brinjal, a genetically modified version of the common vegetable, till an “independent scientific study” satisfactorily establishes its safety. is “It’s my duty to adopt a cautious precautionary based approach and impose a moratorium on the...
  • All you need to know about Bt Brinjal February 6, 2010

    New Delhi: Bt Brinjal, a genetically modified version of the common vegetable, and its proposed introduction in India has become a topic of debate not only among scientists but politicians as well. A look at what the issues at stake are: Bt Brinjal is a trans-genic brinjal created by...
  • On a high? Please mind your health June 7, 2007

    New Delhi: What can drugs do to your system? Well, an hour after cocaine is used, the risk of a heart attack goes up by 24 times. And cocaine addicts are seven times more likely than non-users to suffer heart attacks. And once the level of cocaine reaches a...