CSIR turns 79, ITR, CDRI celebrate .

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Lucknow: CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR) and Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) celebrated 79th CSIR Foundation Day on Monday by organizing a webinar and a talk by experts on maintaining healthy brain and liver.
Speaking in IITR’s webinar on Mental Health: causes and management during Covid pandemic, president of Indian Academy of Neuroscience, and head of psychiatry department, King George’s Medical University, Dr. PK Dalal said there has been a rise in psychiatric ailments due to corona.
Such patients should be monitored meticulously and counseled, he said.
In the online talk on “Heart of the Liver” organized by CDRI, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences director Prof. Shiv Kumar Sarin emphasized on the importance of good liver health for a happy, healthy, and long life.
He said we should keep liver fat less than 5% as fatty liver is the main cause of various health complications including diabetes, heart disease and hypertension.
CDRI also released its 70th-year celebration logo on the occasion.