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Tag: Lychee

‘Brain fever’ death toll passes 150 in Indian state

Experts say the deaths could be avoided if people had awareness and access to better health care and nourishment

‘Brain fever’ blamed for child deaths ‘preventable’

The deaths were preventable, doctors say, if poor families had access to good food, clean water and better medical care in Muzaffarpur district

What is Encephalitis?: The lychee-linked ‘brain fever’ killing children

Researchers who conduced a study of 390 children who fell sick in 2014 in Muzaffarpur said that lychees contained hypoglycin A, an amino acid that can disrupt metabolism, lowering blood sugar levels

Lychee-linked brain fever kills 103 children

Several years ago US researchers said the brain disease could be linked to a toxic substance found in lychees, the tropical fruit

Insecticide responsible for deaths of 13 children in Bangladesh: study

WASHINGTON: Controversial insecticide endosulfan, which has been banned by more than 80 countries, was responsible for the deaths of 13 children in Bangladesh in...

Four superfruits packed with health benefits

There is no doubt that common fruits like orange banana, apple and others that we eat regularly are good for our health but it’s also a fact that these are old fruits and we are missing some new ones. There are various other fruits that provide an array of disease-fighting vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and we should not miss eating them. Here are fruits that are better than those we are eating.