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Health  /  Published 03.09.19

Knees: Problems and solutions

From the time we start to walk, we balance our body weight on two legs. The bones that make up the knee joint — femur, tibia, fibula and patella — together bear the brunt of this. Together, they ...
By Dr. Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 03.09.19

How to take care of your elderly parents

With growing life expectancy across the world, people are living into their 70s and well beyond. According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Health and Aging Report, the number of peop...
By Chandana Chandra in

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.05.20

Lab technicians protest at RIMS

Around 50 laboratory technicians of Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), who perform a crucial role in pathological examinations in the fight against Covid-19, remained off duty and staged a...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.20

What to do when a patient tests positive for Covid-19

Panic sets in at healthcare facilities every time a patient admitted for some other disease tests positive for Covid-19.The Union health ministry’s guidelines on what to do are clear, though.The gui...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 20.10.18

Guard against hay fever as the season changes

Has a runny or stuffed nose with watery eyes become your identity? Do you often have itchiness in your eyes, nose and mouth? If so, you might be suffering from allergic rhinitis (AR). With the change ...
By Shikha Prakash in

India  /  Published 28.04.20

Caution on plasma therapy

Convalescent plasma therapy for Covid-19 is an unproven and experimental treatment and should be used only as part of research, the Union health ministry said amid signs of enthusiasm for the therapy ...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 28.04.20

Covid-19 claims Barpeta son

A 55-year-old sub-inspector of CRPF’s 31 Battalion, hailing from Assam’s Barpeta district and posted at the CRPF’s Mayur Vihar camp, died of Covid-19 at Safdarjung Hospital in New Delhi.Accordin...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.18

Unexpected danger of food allergies

Over the last couple of weeks, as the conferences of our ruinously divided political parties have played out against the Brexit backdrop and the former foreign secretary and top Europhobe actor, Boris...
By Anabel Loyd in

India  /  Published 15.10.18

Early air quality warning launched in Delhi

The Union earth sciences ministry on Monday launched an air quality early warning system to caution the public in the National Capital Region about impending pollution up to three days in advance.The ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.04.20

Congress seeks plan, answers from Modi

The Congress on Sunday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to announce a concrete plan for the future instead of offering homilies when he interacts with the chief ministers on Monday amid expectations...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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