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The C-trap: India’s breast cancer research

In times such as these it seems sacrilegious to write about any disease that is not Covid-19. There is a gener...

Natural remedies for allergy

Q. My 5-year-old son suffers constantly from allergies. He itches all over, sneezes and wheezes. He is on anti...
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The pandemic has obviously changed the way we live. We are spending our lives in the virtual world — wor...

Cash in on your fitness

Exercise is a super-pill! Yet perhaps you are bored hearing exercise makes you happy and healthy, improves you...

Dial a healer

The pandemic has forced psychotherapists to go virtual but tele-psychotherapy is probably here to stay, says P...

Breast milk best for baby

Breast milk is the healthiest and most easily digested food for a baby. Its PH, protein and sugar content are ...

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Health  /  Published 22.09.20

Natural remedies for allergy

Q. My 5-year-old son suffers constantly from allergies. He itches all over, sneezes and wheezes. He is on antihistamines and this makes him drowsy. Also, I am afraid of the side effects of long-term m...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 22.09.20

The C-trap: India’s breast cancer research

The first documented evidence of breast cancer was found in an Egyptian papyrus dating back to 3000 BC. American dealer Edwin Smith found it in Luxor in 1862. The papyrus was deciphered in 1920 16t...
By Upala Sen in

Health  /  Published 19.09.20

Screen eye-rony

EYE WORKOUT Eye fatigue is one of the major causes of digital eye strain. Give your eyes a break by doing the following: 20-20-20 rule. Every 20 minutes, look at an object at least 20 feet away fo...
By Hena Nafis in

Health  /  Published 17.09.20

Cash in on your fitness

The writer is the founder of Mike’s Martial Arts, a Calcutta-based martial arts and advanced functional fitness studio. Contact: mayukhpb@yahoo.co.in. ...
By Mayukh Banerjee in

Health  /  Published 15.09.20

Breast milk best for baby

Breast milk is the healthiest and most easily digested food for a baby. Its PH, protein and sugar content are ideal for an infant’s immature digestive tract. Manufacturers of infant formula have...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 15.09.20

Dial a healer

The pandemic has forced psychotherapists to go virtual but tele-psychotherapy is probably here to stay, says Prasun Chaudhuri  For nearly two years, Mrs P travelled 30 kilometres each way in a h...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

Health  /  Published 12.09.20

Mind matters

Q: In my group, all of my friends are toppers. They never get below 90 in any subject. I’ve tried very hard but my marks just don’t go above 60-65. I feel so ashamed. How can I be better? ...
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Health  /  Published 09.09.20

Three ways to deal with the toughest fat

The most stubborn of them all is belly fat. During the pandemic a huge percentage of fitness advice is focusing on how to get rid of it. It is very important to know what belly fat means for you healt...
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Health  /  Published 09.09.20

Vitamin C for vitality

You need: An empty spray bottle, rose water and kesar. Fill about 75 per cent of the bottle with rose water. Add five to six strands of kesar and let the mix sit for about a week in the fridge. Dilu...
By Ishrat Ansar in

Health  /  Published 09.09.20

Lumps, but not cancer

When breasts become lumpy and painful, women are worried: could this be cancer? These symmetrical bilateral symptoms are, however, usually due to fibrocystic disease and can occur in up to 50 per cent...
By Dr Gita Mathai in


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