Pregnant Woman

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Health Survey: Lithium Tap Water For Drinking Leads To Autism In New Born

Higher levels of lithium in household tap water used for drinking by pregnant mothers could affect an important molecular pathway involved in neurodevelopment and autism, increasing the chances of offsprings developing autism spectrum disorder, according to scientists.In the future, they said, human activities such as growing use of lithium battery and disposal in landfills potentially causing groundwater contamination could step up lithium… read-more

Wed, 05 Apr 2023 - 09:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: lithium, health and fitness, Pregnant woman, Tap Water, autism

Odisha's CM Naveen Patnaik

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First City In India To Provide 24/7 Water Supply: Puri

Odisha's Puri became the first city in India to provide a 24/7 drinking water supply to the 2.5 lakh population and 2 crore tourists in the city. Inaugurating the ''Drink From Tap'' mission, CM Naveen Patnaik said, ''It's been my dream to provide piped water to every household in Odisha.'' The government has also built 120 drinking water fountains for pilgrims and is looking to increase the mission to 16 cities. 

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 - 12:27 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Drink From Tap Mission, Puri, CM Naveen Patnaik, Tap Water, Odisha

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