’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 28.09.21

One’s never too young for a heart attack

• Eat a clove of garlic twice a week on an empty stomach • Punch in dietary fibre-rich oats, quinoa and leafy greens into your daily meals • Fish in diet meets the healthy fat need of...
By Eshani Bhaumik Barui

Health  /  Published 27.09.21

Say hello to pre-conception counselling

Dr Rajeev Agarwal is the director of Care IVF, Calcutta ...
By Dr. Rajeev Agarwal

Health  /  Published 23.09.21

Dr Sayan Chakraborty on Covid

Severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) emerged in 2019 in Wuhan, China and has been found to cause an acute respiratory illness called coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Some p...
By ABP Digital Brand Studio

Health  /  Published 23.09.21

Work out in the open

With the fear of a third wave looming above everyone’s heads like Sword of Damocles, many are still unwilling to opt for a gym. One way they can fulfil their fitness aspirations is through outdo...
By Mayukh Banerjee

Health  /  Published 22.09.21

The role of exercise on prevention of fall in the elderly population

Spending time in a gym? As I immersed myself in the literature further and interacted with community-dwelling seniors, I realised a few things. Although it is well-known that exercise is useful in re...
By Kaushik Talukdar

Health  /  Published 22.09.21

Vegetarian vigil

I decided to become a vegetarian. I used to eat a lot of meat. Those who become vegetarian tend to lose weight, decrease their risk of developing diabetes, have healthier gut flora, less constipation...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 22.09.21

Doubt fire

Many people are seeking definitive answers about what they can and can’t do after being vaccinated against Covid-19. But there’s no one-size-fits-all answer to those questions because risk...
By Tara Parker-Pope

Health  /  Published 21.09.21

Be strong to overcome depression: Rana Lincoln Das

Rana Lincoln Das, an actor and second-generation entrepreneur after losing his maternal granddad, Dr. David Lincoln, had gone into depression. It was an unexpected and unfortunate incident to him and ...
By ABP Digital Brand Studio

Health  /  Published 16.09.21

Wisdom is best for the soul, not the teeth

Dr Kamlesh Kothari is a dental,oral and maxillofacial surgeon and is the clinical director of Aesthetica. He can be reached at 9830183000, or, or ...

Health  /  Published 15.09.21

The infinity elixir

People are always looking for a magical pill, a single tablet that will keep them healthy and disease-free so that they live actively to a ripe old age. However, the secret to this is not medication b...
By Dr Gita Mathai


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