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Sun Signs

A friend has been a night owl since his high school days, but a new job requires him to get up early for morni...

Way too young to lose hair

Every time I comb my hair, large clumps fall out. I am afraid I am going bald. I am 23 years old. The loss of...
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Protein Check

Older adults are often advised to use whey protein powder or other supplements to help maintain muscle mass wi...

No, that child is not cute

India has progressed from being a country with frequent famines and malnourished children to a superpower with...

The Happy Wait

A lle Pierce knows how to plan a vacation. A few months out, she “goes on a crazy Google spree,” c...

When crowds cause panic

In the last two years, life has been difficult for everyone. Lockdowns with closed schools, colleges and offic...

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Health  /  Published 22.06.22

Protein Check

Older adults are often advised to use whey protein powder or other supplements to help maintain muscle mass with ageing. But is this a scientific solution? Protein is a particularly important macronu...
By Anahad O’Connor

Health  /  Published 22.06.22

No, that child is not cute

India has progressed from being a country with frequent famines and malnourished children to a superpower with 14.5 million unhealthy and obese children. About 35-40 per cent of children studying in p...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 21.06.22

'Omicron less likely to cause long Covid'

The Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is less likely to cause long COVID than the Delta strain, according to a study published in The Lancet journal. Long COVID is defined as having new or ongo...
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

Health  /  Published 16.06.22

Omicron BA.5: No one is fully protected

Protection against infection with omicron The period of time between infection and initial symptoms is shorter in omicron variants than in delta — around three days on average. The protection ...
By Deutsche Welle

Health  /  Published 15.06.22

When crowds cause panic

The writer has a family practice at Vellore and is the author of Staying Healthy in Modern India. If you have any questions on health issues, please write to yourhealthgm@yahoo.co.in ...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 15.06.22

The Happy Wait

A lle Pierce knows how to plan a vacation. A few months out, she “goes on a crazy Google spree,” constructing a spreadsheet of all the things she wants to do and see. She scrutinises the m...
By Holly Burns

Health  /  Published 13.06.22

Is fasting any good for weight loss?

If you're someone who's thought about losing weight or has wanted to get healthier in the past few years, you've probably come across these two words: intermittent fasting. From celebritie...
By David Clayton in Nottingham

Health  /  Published 13.06.22

Geriatric Depression: Being Supportive Can Make a Difference

As people get older, many of them fall prey to increasing depression. But for various reasons, this often goes unnoticed. As a result, patients' problems tend to further increase. Statistics show ...
By ABP Digital Brand Studio

Health  /  Published 08.06.22

Cancer vanishes in rare drug trial

A group of 12 rectal cancer patients showed no signs of a tumour after taking an antibody drug for six months, according to a surprise finding from an ongoing medical trial in the US that experts term...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 08.06.22

A stroke is a stroke

On a recent afternoon in Bastrop, Texas, US, Janet Splawn was walking her dog, Petunia, a Pomeranian-Chihuahua mix. She said something to her grandson, who lives with her and had accompanied her on th...
By Paula Span


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