Coca Cola & Pepsi change their compostion to avoid being labeled as cancerous

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 View Comments


Coca Cola & Pepsi both contain a compound known as 4-methylimidazol which has been recently put by the Govt. of California in the list of carcinogens. The govt. of california has put its safe limit to be 29 micrograms while the survey of Washington revealed its amount to be 103 micrograms in soft drinks.

Now both Coca Cola & Pepsi are reducing its amount to be avoid being legally bound to put a label of being cancerous on their drinks.

Source: BBC Health News here & here.

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World Kidney Day - 8th March 2012

Saturday, March 10, 2012 View Comments

Every year World Kidney Day is observed on 8th March to raise public awareness about the importance of kidneys. This years slogan is Donate - Kidneys for Life - Receive.

Here is a small pleasant clip detailing kidney basics in just 2mins,


To know more about Kidneys, have a look at our previous World Kidney Day posts of 2011 & 2010 or visit World Kidney Day website.

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