Health

Study highlights ways to lessen cholesterol levels other than statins

Study highlights ways to lessen cholesterol levels other than statins

Statins work great when it comes to lowering cholesterol levels and reducing the risk of heart events.

Compassion level for people with mental illness remains low

Compassion level for people with mental illness remains low

Mental health disorder is considered to be the most common childhood disease.

Mediterranean diet with olive oil enhances HDL function: study

A new research has suggests that a Mediterranean-style diet supplemented with virgin olive oil or mixed nuts helps a lot in enhancing the function of HDL cholesterol, which is informally called "good cholesterol".

HDL stands for high-density lipoproteins that are one of the five key groups of lipoproteins in the body. Lipoproteins can be described as complex particles composed of various proteins that transport all fat molecules around the body inside the water outside cells.

General Mills Expand Flour Recall as More E. coli Cases Surface

On Monday, General Mills expanded its flour recall further, as U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that four more people from two different states, namely Minnesota and Wisconsin have developed E. coli which has been connected to the flour.

Initially, the company had recalled 10 million pounds of flour in June and had said it was "out of an abundance of caution" because it might be linked to the outbreak.

UAE employees will have 98 days paid maternity leaves at Atkins

Atkins and Faithful+Gould, its subsidiary company, will now offer 98 days of paid maternity leaves to employees in the United Arab Emirates instead of 45 days offered earlier.

The company said that it was already complying with the labour laws in each Gulf Cooperation Council country. The law in USE mandates 45 days of paid maternity leaves but the company is extending its rules to offer 98 days of paid leaves. Under the new rules, the female employees will also be allowed to take paid 'Keeping in Touch' days to remain in contact with their teams.

UAE donates 116 million vaccines toPakistan

The United Arab Emirates has said that it has donated a total of nearly 116 million polio vaccines to Pakistan for more than two years aiming to eradicate the disease from the country.

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