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Improving physical literacy in young girls

We have covered the psychosocial aspects of physical literacy and development of young girls in my previous ar...

Tete-e-tete with Sohrab Khushrushahi

Sohrab Khushrushahi trains every day for 40 minutes because that is what his schedule allows. “I was a l...
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Mind the game

The knights have nearly reached. The fortress is under siege and the archers are raining fire. The villagers a...

Bitter effects of high sugar

About 10 per cent of the Indian population has diabetes. Once considered a disease of the prosperous, middle-a...

The Upside of Stress

For many of us, 2020 was an exceptionally stressful year, dominated by fears about the coronavirus pandemic. E...

Health key to food choices

Food preferences will change this year, says Sanjay Kumar, CEO & MD, Elior India, a leading food catering ...

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Health  /  Published 13.01.21

How does the coronavirus variant spread?

A more contagious form of the coronavirus has begun circulating in the US and elsewhere. In Britain, where it was first identified, the new variant became the predominant form in just three months, a...
By Apoorva Mandavilli in

Health  /  Published 13.01.21

The Upside of Stress

For many of us, 2020 was an exceptionally stressful year, dominated by fears about the coronavirus pandemic. Even with the vaccine on the horizon, we’re likely to need some stress management str...
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Health  /  Published 06.01.21

How to grow older with grace

Nobody wants to die young; most people make attempts to live longer. Without much individual effort, life expectancy all over the world has increased. People are now living into their 90s. This is bec...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 06.01.21

Are you snacking because of stress?

Not long ago, Stephen Loy had a lot of healthy habits. He exercised four times a week, cooked nutritious dinners for his family and snacked on healthy food such as hummus and bell peppers. But all th...
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Health  /  Published 06.01.21

Live fit, Live long

If you increase your heart rate, will your lifespan follow? That possibility is at the heart of an ambitious new study of exercise and mortality. The study, one of the largest and longest-term experim...
By Gretchen Reynolds in

Health  /  Published 30.12.20

Shot to keep you safe

All over the world, vaccines are administered, starting at birth, to provide immunisation against a variety of diseases. They enhance the body’s natural defences in the fight against disease-cau...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 30.12.20

Eat, Sleep, Repeat

This has not been a good year for sleep. With the coronavirus pandemic and school and work disruptions contributing to countless sleepless nights, sleep experts have encouraged people to adopt a varie...
By Anahad O’Connor in

Health  /  Published 29.12.20

2020: a year in fitness like no other

The change: As awareness grows, we will definitely become more aware of other components of wellness. We focus predominantly on physical fitness as is normal in a community that’s starting to em...
By Saionee Chakraborty in

Health  /  Published 23.12.20

Direct connect between lung cancer & smoking

In India, seven per cent of cancers occur in the lungs. This is really a pity because, unlike other cancers about whose cause and effect we can only speculate, lung cancer shows a direct relationship ...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 23.12.20

Isolation and pressure

Women who are socially isolated have an increased risk of high blood pressure but men, not so much. Scientists have found that compared with married women, single women had a 28 per cent higher risk o...
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