Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Four Persons Attached To A Brothel House Have Been Arrested

Image result for arrestedPolice Officers attached to the Western Provincial Anti Corruption Squad have arrested three female sex workers,a manageress and and her assistant worked at a Brothel House on the pretext of Aurveda Massage Center in Gunasinghepura,in Pettah area .
The females are being identified as residents of Panadura,Hanvella,Borella,Ududumbara ,Nuwara Eliya and Borella areas.
The suspects are due to be produced before the Maligakande Magistrate Court today(31)

Are You Getting Enough B12?

There are very few reasons to take supplements, but getting enough of this vitamin may be one of the most important.

Image result for vitamin b-12 Vitamin B12 may not be high on your nutritional radar, yet it is essential to some of the body's most important functions, like forming red blood cells and maintaining nerve function. Doctors don't routinely test for vitamin B12 levels, so vitamin B12 deficiency can go unnoticed. But over time, such deficiency may cause anemia, nerve damage, and even problems with memory and reasoning. However, it's easy to avoid vitamin B12 deficiency, according to Stacey Nelson, manager of clinical outpatient nutrition at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital. "What's important is to recognize if you're at risk and take measures to avoid developing a deficiency," Nelson says.

How vitamin B12 works

Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that is naturally found in animal products. Some fortified foods, dietary supplements, and medications contain a synthetic version of vitamin B12. When you eat meat, fish, eggs, or dairy products, vitamin B12 is released from protein by hydrochloric acid and enzymes in the stomach; synthetic vitamin B12 is already in this released (free) form. Free vitamin B12 then combines with intrinsic factor — a substance secreted by the stomach cells—which enables it to be absorbed from the small intestine.

Who needs more B12?

Most women get the recommended daily amount — 2.4 micrograms (mcg) for most adults, 2.6 mcg for pregnant women, and 2.8 mcg for women who are breastfeeding — in their diets. However, you are at increased risk of vitamin B12 deficiency if any of the following applies:
You're age 50 or older. With age, your stomach cells become less efficient and secrete less hydrochloric acid, which means you absorb less B12.
You have altered gastrointestinal function. People who have gastrointestinal disorders like celiac disease or Crohn's disease or who have undergone weight-loss surgery may secrete too little hydrochloric acid or -intrinsic factor.
You're a strict vegan. If you've given up all animal products, you should consider using fortified cereals or nutritional yeasts or taking a vitamin B12 supplement. It's especially important that pregnant vegan women who are planning to breastfeed exclusively talk to their medical team about getting adequate vitamin B12 for both themselves and their infants. Babies who don't get any vitamin B12 can develop a deficiency and may sustain permanent neurological damage.
You take certain medications. Two types of medications for ulcers and gastric reflux — proton-pump inhibitors, such as omeprazole (Prilosec) and lansoprazole (Prevacid), and H2 blockers like cimetidine (Tagamet), famotidine (Pepcid), and ranitidine (Zantac) — inhibit the release of stomach acid necessary to free dietary vitamin B12. There is some evidence that the diabetes drug metformin (Glucophage) may reduce vitamin B12 absorption when used for several years.
You have pernicious anemia. This autoimmune condition affects the stomach's ability to produce intrinsic factor, so you can't absorb vitamin B12 through your digestive system.

Symptoms of B12 deficiency

A vitamin B12 deficiency may go undiagnosed because many of the symptoms — fatigue, weakness, constipation, loss of appetite, and weight loss — mirror those of minor illnesses or chronic conditions, Nelson explains. Other symptoms of B12 deficiency, such as numbness and tingling in the hands and feet, are also common in people with diabetes and spinal stenosis. If you have some of those symptoms — especially if you have a low red blood cell count — you should talk to your doctor about further blood tests for vitamin B12.

Preventing B12 deficiency

If you're at risk for vitamin B12 deficiency, the following can provide some protection:
Supplements. Even the lowest doses in B12 supplements are many times the recommended dietary allowance. Doses up to 1,000 mcg, though unnecessary, probably aren't harmful.
Fortified foods. Many breakfast cereals, soy products, and yeasts are fortified with B12.
Fortified toothpaste. Sante toothpaste delivers vitamin B12 to the bloodstream through the mucous membranes lining the mouth.
Injections. If you have had weight-reduction surgery or have pernicious anemia, celiac disease, or Crohn's disease, B12 injections may be recommended.
(Source-Harvard Medical School)



Foreign-India Floods: Toddlers Killed In Mumbai Rains


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A 30 Year Old Person Was Sentenced To 12 Year Rigorous Imprisonment Over Sexually Assaulting A 10 Year Old Girl

Image result for court orderMatrara High Court has sentenced a 12 year rigorous imprisonment for a 30 year old resident of Urubokke area over sexually assaulting a 10 year old girl in 2009.

The Matara High Court Judge Damith Thotawatte has ordered the accused to pay Rs.150,000 as compensation to the girl who faced the incident and stated that if he is not been able to do so will face an extra 2 year jail term .

A Heavy Traffic In Some Roads In Colombo Due To A Protest Campaign

Police have advised the motorists entering Colombo to use an alternative routes this evening(30) due to a protest campaign staged by Bank Employees.

Related imageA heavy traffic has been prevailed in Colombo Fort,Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Road and Lake House roundabout due to the protest march it has been reported.

Airport Customs Officers Have Arrested An Indian National With Tablets Use For Abortion

Airport Customs Officers have arrested an Indian National with around 16,930 tablets use for abortion brought to the country illegally last night(29) at the Katunayake ,Bandaranaike International Airport.

The suspected Indian national was released on a fine of Rs.100,000 after been questioned on the incident and the stock of Tablets use for Abortion which worth around Rs.2.3 million have confiscated it has been reported.
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A Pedestrian Was Killed After Colliding With A Motor Vehicle

Image result for accident graphicA pedestrian was killed last night in Mawathagama area on Kandy -Kurunagala main road after colliding with a motor car traveling from Kurunagala to Kandy .

The critically injured pedestrian had succumbed to his injuries  after admission to Mawathagama Hospital.

 The whereabouts of the  deceased has not yet been determined.The motorist had fled away after the incident and later surrendered to the Katugasthota Police it has been reported.


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