’Tis The Season

After nearly two years of pandemic living, we are all ready to spend more time with friends and family. And mo...

Raw deal for the unborn

I am four months pregnant. Can I eat sushi? Raw, undercooked fish can be contaminated with bacteria and paras...

Right workout doesn’t kill

Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar suffered a fatal cardiac arrest as he was training in a gym a few weeks ago. Hi...

Who’s next?

For the third time Neena had to take leave for her brother’s Covid-19 vaccination. All three local vacci...

When sugar turns sour

November 14 was World Diabetes Day. On that day, we tried to remember the 63 million adults diagnosed with dia...

Medical flip-flops

When it comes to preventive health, few tenets are as entrenched as daily aspirin. For more than 30 years, man...

Health  /  Published 20.10.21

Sip through the day

Q: Is it necessary to drink two litres of water a day? A: The amount of water you need to stay hydrated depends on the outside temperature and your level of activity. When you pass urine, it should be...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 20.10.21

Keep the mask up

Masks work best when everyone in the room is wearing one. That’s because when an infected person wears a mask, a large percentage of their exhaled infectious particles are trapped, stopping vira...
By Tara Parker-Pope

Health  /  Published 08.10.21

Considering natural products for your baby? Time to shift to certified organic baby care range from goodnessme

The outermost layer of baby’s skin is 30% thinner than that of adults. Hence, it is super sensitive and permeable. That is why it is necessary to choose products which are made from pure ingredi...
By ABP Digital Brand Studio

Health  /  Published 07.10.21

‘Are we doing enough to be fit from inside?’

Tetley Green Tea Immune brought together actor and fitness enthusiast Malaika Arora, actor Drashti Dhami, author and nutritionist Kavita Devgan and Puneet Das, the president, Packaged Beverages (India...
By Aniruddha Biswas

Health  /  Published 06.10.21

Good Night, Sleep Right

Sleep is one of the most primitive requirements of life. Numerous studies and long-drawn research have simplified some aspects of its function and nature, though a lot of it yet remains elusive. The ...
By Dr Debanjan Banerjee

Health  /  Published 06.10.21

New food for the baby

Infants start life on a diet of milk. This is usually breast milk. It is sterile and can be produced on demand, and its composition is ideally suited to the baby’s needs calorie-wise, ease of di...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 29.09.21

DIVOC software solution from eGov Foundation receives compliance certification from WHO

DIVOC (Digital Infrastructure for Vaccination Open Credentialing), an open-source, free-to-use software solution by India-based eGov Foundation for large-scale vaccination programs is now compliant wi...
By ABP Digital Brand Studio

Health  /  Published 29.09.21

Blood filter dysfunction

We humans are created with a “backup” plan. Most of our essential organs are paired. We have two eyes, ears, lungs, ovaries, testes and kidneys. If one fails, the other compensates. This i...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 29.09.21

O.C.D. and the pandemic

Most people behave in one or more ways that others may consider peculiar, and I am no exception. I want my clothes to match, from shoes to eyeglasses and everything in between (including underwear &md...
By Jane E. Brody

Health  /  Published 28.09.21

Acupuncture can heal musculoskeletal ailments

Pritee Ganatra is a certified medical practitioner specialising in alternative medicine. She is the founder and principal practitioner, Sarojini Sujok Clinic. Email:, Instagram...
By Pritee Ganatra


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