Counter Attack

One of my first memories is the pung ent smell of rubbing alcohol. Every evening, my mother sprayed the kitche...

Moods: good, bad and monthly

I get very bad-tempered and lazy in the 10 days leading up to my period. I fight with everyone. You probably ...

If giddiness persists, consult a doctor

Giddiness, dizziness, feeling light-headed or faint, seeing the room swim — all these are symptoms that ...

Smartphones can affect your health

A few years ago, my best friend texted me to confess that she was worried about her texting. Her hands and fin...

How to identify Premenstrual syndrome

From a young age, Sunita had emotional discomfort during her periods. It used to last 3-5 days, sometimes acco...

How to tackle joint pain

The human body is composed of bones of various shapes and sizes, connected by articulating joints and held tog...

Business  /  Published 19.02.20

Coronavirus has hit industry hard

India’s tourism is taking to its bed and the pharmaceuticals industry faces being laid low by China’s fast-spreading coronavirus epidemic. Cancellations are coming in from tourist groups both from...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 13.04.19

Head wise

Now and then, we hear a lot of youngsters talk about frequent episodic headaches called migraine. It is seen in every seventh person and is prevalent all over the world. Migraine is more prevalent tha...
By Shikha Prakash

Health  /  Published 18.02.20

Steps to tackle viral infections

Viruses and the infections they cause are in the news these days. In the past, they were known to have caused smallpox, chickenpox and measles epidemics. Today, some viral infections have been proven ...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 10.04.19

Exercise habits may decide lifespan

A new study offers both hope and a subtle nudge to anyone who has slacked off on exercise in recent years. It finds that if people start to exercise in midlife, even if they have not worked out for ye...
By Gretchen Reynolds/NYTNS

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.02.20

Piped oxygen cheer at MGM

State-run MGM Medical College and Hospital in Sakchi here will soon start piped oxygen supply, something that will ensure 24/7 relief to scores of serious patients who will not have to fear oxygen cy...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Health  /  Published 07.04.19

Bid to leash science glare on ayush

The Centre has asked research institutions to consult experts in traditional systems of medicine such as ayurveda or yoga before conducting studies in these subjects, prompting many scientists to alle...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 15.02.20

Calm to the core: Yoga

Yoga is commonly practised across the world. Millions of people across the globe have taken up this beautiful ancient Indian practice. In recent times, researchers have reported psychological and phys...
By Kaushik Talukdar

Health  /  Published 13.02.20

Bladder control: Problems and treatment

Babies cannot control their urge to pass urine. As soon as the bladder fills up, signals are carried by nerves to the brain indicating that it is ready for voiding. This sets in motion cascading signa...
By Dr. Gita Mathai

India  /  Published 31.03.19

Holes in cancer drug price cap

The 30 per cent cap on profit margins imposed by India’s drug pricing authority on 42 anti-cancer drugs will have a limited impact on patients’ expenses because many of these medicines’ prices r...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Food  /  Published 12.02.20

A 4-course meal to keep your heart healthy yet happy

GRILLED PEACH & POMEGRANATE CROSTINI by Pritika Sen Suraiya of Caramelle...
By Nandini Ganguly


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