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Indian Introduces Paan-flavoured Condoms

A condom flavoured with the popular mixture of betel nut and tobacco known as paan is to go on sale in ...ention efforts, told the newspaper. Varieties of betel nut, tobacco and often sweet and bitter pastes are mixed in a concotion called paan sold at street-s...

Karnataka Pharmacy Gets Licence to Produce Medicines from White Arecanut

...anut.// The areca nut, a favourite of the Indian betel chewers, has been known to have some medicinal properties. It is used in the manufacture of toothpowder and to combat tapeworms. The Mangalore foundation had initiated research on alternative use of arecanut through the Shri Dharmasthala Manjunathe...

Mizoram Women Under the Grip of Tobacco

...habit. Apart from 'Tuibur', tobacco chewing with betel nut and consumption of 'zarda' (a form of tobacco) are also prevalent among women in the state. According to D. Baruah, additional director at the hospital and medical education department, community elders, especially in the remote areas of the st...

Obesity Passed Onto Children By Ancestors' Smoking And Chewing Betel Nuts

...ciety in its grip //. In a study of men who chewed betel nut, it was found that they passed the habit to th..., and colleagues in Taiwan say that men who chewed betel nuts had children who were prone to develop 'metabolic syndrome', suffering obesity, high blood pres...

Cancer Risks for Betel Nut Chewers

...ers at the National Health Research Institute when betel nut chewing was combined with smoking and drinking...free men as a control group. Results revealed that betel nuts, tobacco and alcohol increased the occurrence of those three kinds of cancer but a combination ...

Bihar Banned Tobacco Chewing In State Assembly

Bihar government imposed a ban on chewing betel leaves and tobacco products inside the state assembly on Thursday. // Bihar Assembly Speaker Udai Narayan Choudhary Thursday prohibited chewing of paan (betel leaf), gutka and khaini (tobacco products) by legislators inside the assembly. The mov...

Three meals daily Keeps 'Kerala's elderly Healthy

...e fairer sex beat its male counterparts in chewing betel leaf, with close to 20 percent addicted to the habit compared to 13 percent men. Sabu Aliyar, a member of the study team, said these were only preliminary reports. In a month's time, the complete results would be published, he added. Kerala has tra...

Dental health neglected by over 60 % of Indians

... and Sri Lanka, where chewing tobacco is used with betel nuts and reverse smoking is practiced, there is a striking incidence of oral cancer, accounting for as much as 50 % of all cancers. The prevalence of common dental problems such as cavities, stained teeth, bleeding and swollen gums is over 75 %. The ...

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