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Meet Shivoham the transformer

When an opportunity to chat with fitness coach Shivoham came our way, we Googled him to prep for the interview...

Counter Attack

One of my first memories is the pung ent smell of rubbing alcohol. Every evening, my mother sprayed the kitche...
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Moods: good, bad and monthly

I get very bad-tempered and lazy in the 10 days leading up to my period. I fight with everyone. You probably ...

If giddiness persists, consult a doctor

Giddiness, dizziness, feeling light-headed or faint, seeing the room swim — all these are symptoms that ...

Smartphones can affect your health

A few years ago, my best friend texted me to confess that she was worried about her texting. Her hands and fin...

How to identify Premenstrual syndrome

From a young age, Sunita had emotional discomfort during her periods. It used to last 3-5 days, sometimes acco...

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Health  /  Published 22.05.22

Meet Shivoham the transformer

Pictures: Courtesy Shivoham ...
By Saionee Chakraborty

World  /  Published 19.05.22

Covid cases near 2 million

North Korea reported more than 200,000 new illnesses on Thursday, bringing the total number of suspected cases to 1.98 million. Pyongyang has also not responded to offers of help from the WHO and othe...
By Deutsche Welle

Health  /  Published 19.05.22

Why didn't I get Covid? Is it just luck?

We all know a few of those lucky people who, somehow, have managed to avoid ever catching COVID. Perhaps you're one of them. Is this a Marvel-esque superpower? Is there any scientific reason why a...
By Lindsay Broadbent in London

Health  /  Published 18.05.22

Counter Attack

One of my first memories is the pung ent smell of rubbing alcohol. Every evening, my mother sprayed the kitchen sink and counters with isopropyl alcohol to disinfect them. And no wonder: she had cared...
By Melinda Wenner Moyer

Health  /  Published 18.05.22

Moods: good, bad and monthly

How often do I need to take the flu vaccine? The recommended schedule is once a year, sometime between September and March as that is the flu season. The writer has a family practice at Vellore and ...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 16.05.22

Menstrual leave: A blessing or a curse?

"I remember being in the classroom teaching, and I was in so much pain that I was in tears. And I just didn't know what to do. And obviously, I had to leave." This is how Judy Birch des...
By Deutsche Welle

Science Tech  /  Published 16.05.22

The Experimentalist

A human eye is often described as a sophisticated camera with a resolution of around 576 megapixels. That’s huge if you compare it with the best smartphone camera (12MP) or a professional DSLR c...
By Chandana Chandra

Health  /  Published 15.05.22

The Newest Innovation in Breast Cancer Treatment: Now in Kolkata

But does cancer always mean painful treatment? Are the chances of survival always slim? Does cancer rob one of all happiness from life? In this day and age of medical advancement, is there a treatment...
By ABP Digital Brand Studio

Health  /  Published 11.05.22

If giddiness persists, consult a doctor

Giddiness, dizziness, feeling light-headed or faint, seeing the room swim — all these are symptoms that most people have felt at some time. Usually, such symptoms disappear after a few minutes. ...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 11.05.22

Smartphones can affect your health

A few years ago, my best friend texted me to confess that she was worried about her texting. Her hands and fingers ached throughout the day, and the pain worsened when she used her smartphone. Could o...
By Melinda Wenner Moyer


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