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...

North East  /  Published 06.03.20

Nagaland steps up virus vigil

The Nagaland government is taking all precautionary measures to deal with the threat of coronavirus.Chief secretary Temjen Toy held a video conference with all the deputy commissioners and commissione...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

Sports  /  Published 06.03.20

Coronavirus: ISSF World Cup postponed

The upcoming combined shooting World Cup in the national capital was on Friday postponed to May, while an Olympic test event in Tokyo stood cancelled due to the global novel Coronavirus outbreak.The t...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.03.20

Trade impact over virus for India estimated at $348 million: UN

The trade impact of the coronavirus epidemic for India is estimated to be about 348 million dollars and the country figures among the top 15 economies most affected as slowdown of manufacturing in Chi...
By PTI in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 15.05.19

Pill caution on thyroid

An international panel of experts on Tuesday cautioned against the routine use of thyroid hormone treatment in adults for a mildly underactive thyroid gland, saying it has no benefits and may carry th...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 15.05.19

Should you eat eggs?

Once more, Humpty Dumpty took a great fall last month when a new study linked egg consumption to cardiovascular disease. What follows may — or may not — put Humpty back together again, especially ...
By Jane E. Brody/ NYTNS

World  /  Published 04.03.20

Riyadh suspends Umrah pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia suspended Umrah pilgrimages to the two holy cities of Mecca and Medina for Saudi citizens and the kingdom’s other residents due to coronavirus concerns, state news agency SPA reported o...
By Reuters in Dubai

Business  /  Published 03.03.20

Cover for coronavirus

Health insurance will be available to coronovirus patients provided they do not have the disease at the time of the purchase of a policy, industry representatives said. “As of now it is not part of ...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

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

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

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


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