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US Study Finds Link to Rise in Kidney Cases to Additive Food Phosphates

Phosphates artificially added to packed dairy and cereal products lead to spike in blood phosphorus levels than naturally occurring phosphates, affecting kidneys and stiffening blood vessels, among other related complications, said a study by Houston Methodist researchers. “The Institute of Medicine recommends 700 milligrams of phosphate per day and we think that’s a good number. What we were seeing in ...

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President Pranab Mukherjee Undergoes Angioplasty

India’s President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday underwent an angioplasty, a non-surgical procedure to open blocked arteries, at a hospital in New Delhi. Mukherjee, 79, was admitted to the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) around 2.30 p.m after he complained of stomach pain. President’s Press Secretary Venu Rajamony said Mr Mukherjee is doing fine and will soon be discharged from the ...

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