Good notes

Parimal, 35, had suffered a serious brain injury in a bike accident. He survived but with memory, attention, n...

How to tackle a pain in the back

How should one tackle pain in the lower back? It not only interferes with mobility but also reduces efficiency...

Zoonotic virus hits China

A new type of animal-derived Henipavirus has so far infected people in Shandong and Henan provinces of China, ...

Brain Diet

Walnuts can improve cognitive function. Blueberries can boost memory. Fish oil supplements can lower your risk...

Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 fatty acids are widely advertised as a panacea for many illnesses. Pharmaceutical sales agents and the...

Monkeypox: New York on alert

Monkeypox has been declared a public health emergency in New York City, with officials declaring that the city...

World  /  Published 18.05.20

Obama: US lacks leadership

Without the springtime rituals of traditional graduation ceremonies, former US President Barack Obama delivered two virtual commencement addresses on Saturday, urging millions of high school and colle...
By Audra D. S. Burch and John Eligon in New York

India  /  Published 29.09.19

IMA seeks tax funding of health care

The Indian Medical Association, the country’s largest body of doctors, on Sunday batted for universal health care directly funded by tax revenues instead of the insurance-based model through which t...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 06.11.18

The problem with probiotics

Even before the microbiome craze — the hope that the bacteria in your gut holds the key to good health — people were ingesting cultures of living microorganisms to treat a host of conditions. Thes...
By Aaron E. Carroll / NYTNS

North East  /  Published 15.05.20

Manipur set for more coronavirus tests

Testing capacity for coronavirus in the two approved virus research and diagnostic laboratories in Manipur has considerably increased, with a 31-year-old man testing positive for Covid-19 amidst the r...
By Brozendra Ningomba in Imphal

Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.20

Cluster at Dhakuria worries civic officials

Eight Covid-19 patients and two deaths in south Calcutta’s Panchanantala, Dhakuria, in little over a fortnight have the civic body worried why the area has turned into a cluster.The contacts of all ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.05.20

X-ray hope for risk forecast

Chest X-rays on young and middle-aged adults with the new coronavirus disease, performed on entry into hospitals, may be faster predictors than blood biochemistry of who might be at high risk of sever...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 14.05.20

All quiet in trade hub of northeast

Fancy Bazar, a prime business hub of the Northeast, wore a deserted look here on Thursday following the detection of at least 16 Covid cases from the area. The first case was detected on Tuesday and t...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.20

Hospital viable model hunt

The Covid-19 outbreak and the resultant economic downturn will make healthcare units change their operations and financial models, said officials of several hospitals.Some of the hospitals said they w...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.05.20

Random tests at 400 homes

Health workers will knock on 400 household doors each in 60 districts across the country later this month seeking blood samples for India’s first community survey for the new coronavirus as proposed...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 12.05.20

Fancy Bazar sealed after Covid-19 case

The biggest business hub in the Northeast, Fancy Bazar, was hit by Covid-19 after a worker of the locality here tested positive on Monday night, affecting business activities in the region. Following ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati


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