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Go slow up the age bar

Chronological age is one number. Functional age, on the other hand, is the sum of your physiological, psycholo...

Weight on my mind

I want to lose weight drastically in 2022. However, there are so many diets, like keto, Mediterranean and inte...
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Problem pills

High blood pressure remains a leading cause of death and disability. There are many reasons for the high rate ...

Healthy New Year

What time of day do you feel your best? For some people, we may feel most energetic during the first few hours...

When the bug hits the gut

In India, around 10 million suspected cases of food poisoning happen every year. All age groups are affected &...

Up all night?

Sleep — both its quantity and its quality — is one of the most frequently discussed health topics....

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North East  /  Published 17.04.20

NFR plans to make 2000 PPEs

The Indian Railways planned to produce 1.3 lakh personal protective equipment (PPEs) for healthcare professionals to fight against Covid-19 within May. Of them, 30,000 will be produced by the end of A...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Health  /  Published 02.10.18

To beat pregnancy weight gain, start early

For years, maternal health experts have worried about a troubling statistic: more than half of all pregnant women in the US are overweight or obese when they conceive, putting them and their children ...
By Anahad O’Connor/NYTNS

World  /  Published 16.04.20

Wear masks in public, orders NY

Imposing a stricter measure to control the spread of the coronavirus, governor Andrew M. Cuomo said on Wednesday that he would start requiring people in New York to wear masks or face coverings in pub...
By Luis Ferré-Sadurní and Maria Cramer/ New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 16.04.20

US virus testing falls woefully short

Flawed tests, scarce supplies and limited access to screening have hurt the US’s ability to monitor Covid-19, governors and health officials warn.As President Trump pushes to re-open the economy, mo...
By New York Times News Service in New York

Calcutta  /  Published 16.04.20

Fever clinic on Belle Vue premises

Belle Vue Clinic has set up a fever clinic outside the hospital building, the culmination of a process that officials said got delayed because of the lockdown. The fever clinic started earlier this we...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 16.04.20

Appeal from pig farmers

Pig farmers of Assam have sought the government’s help to allow sale of pork in all pork-consuming districts.A memorandum stating that the rise of swine fever has taken a toll on pig population, was...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.18

Heartbreaking news, not heart transplant, twice in one month

A 44-year-old woman battling end-stage heart failure was on Sunday wheeled into an operating theatre for a transplant, only to learn that the surgery wouldn’t happen because the donated organ had be...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 03.08.19

Mind matters

My son is 14. He has lost interest in his hobbies, his friends, wants to stay alone, and is frequently rude and angry. Please suggest how to handle this situation.It is usual for teenagers to undergo ...
By Minu Budhia

North East  /  Published 16.04.20

Assam discharges first 2 Covid-19 patients

Assam on Wednesday discharged its first two Covid-19 patients after two successive tests found them to be negative. The number of Covid-19 patients has reached 32 in the state with the detection of a ...
By Rajiv Konwar/ Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

India  /  Published 29.09.18

Probe into polio vaccine lapse

India’s drug regulators are investigating how and why a private vaccine maker released an oral polio vaccine containing the type-2 poliovirus, ordered withdrawn worldwide in April 2016 because it ca...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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