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Survivors’ tale

This ought to be a week of celebrations, yet it has brought nothing but apprehension to the medical community....

Egg-citing advice

Dietary advice on egg consumption varies from year to year. Eggs were once hailed as an excellent source of es...
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Knee is the key

Shaking a leg at soccer after ages? Stay alert! Start easy! Knee injuries are likely when we engage in high-i...

Cough-iquette

Children’s nursery rhymes have always sounded vaguely sinister. There’s a good reason why horror f...

A fall is dangerous

Q. I am 84 years old. I sleep poorly. When I get up in the night to pass urine, which is at least once, I feel...

Separating fitness myths and facts

Although the pandemic has kept everyone indoors, fitness pro Ranadeep Moitra took his knowledge and skills onl...

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Health  /  Published 20.10.20

Egg-citing advice

Dietary advice on egg consumption varies from year to year. Eggs were once hailed as an excellent source of essential ingredients. “One egg a day kept the doctor away.” Practically overnig...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 20.10.20

Survivors’ tale

According to Dr Sarkar, even asymptomatic patients must stay alert for at least a fortnight after they are declared Covid-19 negative. They need to continue with all suggested hygienic practices. Thos...
By Sujata Mukherjee in

Health  /  Published 14.10.20

Knee is the key

The most common reaction to knee pain is to shun exercise! But physical inactivity when in pain leads to further deconditioning, deterioration in cardiovascular fitness, progressive loss of muscular s...
By Mayukh Banerjee in

Health  /  Published 13.10.20

A fall is dangerous

Q. I hit my toe on the door. The CT scan showed a small hairline crack. The surgeon just taped  the toe with the adjacent one. This is called “buddy taping” and usually is all that i...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 13.10.20

Cough-iquette

Thanks to still-developing immune systems, habitually licking the floor and not respecting complex and ever-changing government guidelines, children are bound to pick up a bug or cold between now and ...
By Guy Kelly in

Health  /  Published 12.10.20

Separating fitness myths and facts

Although the pandemic has kept everyone indoors, fitness pro Ranadeep Moitra took his knowledge and skills online with Audi Kolkata presents Qore & More. The premises of Endorphins in Ballygunge l...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya in

Health  /  Published 10.10.20

Que sera sera

It is what it is, was how Rashid responded to my attempt to empathise with his current predicaments. The magnitude of adversities which the 21-year-old was facing was despairing. I had known Rashid fr...
By J.R. Ram in

Health  /  Published 07.10.20

Yes, yoga can help to lose weight

Yoga is the perfect solution for many problems, though not for weight loss, feel many. But Vinyasa yoga, which combines flowing posture with breath work, is considered the best type of yoga for weight...
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Health  /  Published 07.10.20

Wrong chemistry

Our previous discussion was on how in an earlier age women, who had smaller breast sizes, used a sheath-like fabric to cover themselves. Today let’s look at the reasons behind the increasing bre...
By Swati Gautam in

Health  /  Published 06.10.20

Eye in a storm

Keeping an eye on the health of one’s eyes has always been a concern, especially since gadgets and increased screen time became an inseparable part of our lives. And with the Covid-19 crisis, th...
By Manasi Shah in


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