India  /  Published 01.09.21

Asthma, allergy prevalent in Delhi school kids

A study examining the lung health status of over 3,000 school students in Delhi and two cities in southern India has found "high prevalence" of symptoms related to asthma and allergy, and ch...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 21.07.21

Double void to shut-eye

My prostate is enlarged. It is not cancer. The doctor put me on lifelong medications. It has been a year but things have not improved. I wake up several times at night, and always feel my bladder is n...
By Dr Gita Mathai

India  /  Published 13.05.21

Covid: Why India is in ‘dire straits’

India made the “incorrect assumption” that it was finished with the Covid-19 pandemic and opened up prematurely that has left the country in such “dire straits”, America’...
By Lalit K Jha in Washington

World  /  Published 27.12.20

Allergic response to Moderna vaccine

A Boston physician said he developed a severe allergic reaction minutes after receiving Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine on Thursday, in the first week of the nationwide rollout for the company&rsq...
By Katherine J. Wu in New York

Health  /  Published 23.09.20

Natural remedies for allergy

Q. My 5-year-old son suffers constantly from allergies. He itches all over, sneezes and wheezes. He is on antihistamines and this makes him drowsy. Also, I am afraid of the side effects of long-term m...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 29.07.20

Allergic to milk?

Milk is the first food that infants ingest for sustenance. It contains a sugar called lactose which cannot be absorbed by the body as it is. Lactose is broken down in the intestines by the enzyme lact...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Technology  /  Published 23.12.18

This air purifier can cut your medicine bills

Gadget: Sharp FP-J60-W air purifierTech specs: With high density Plasmacluster Technology with HEPA and carbon filterPrice: Rs 35,000Best for: Cleaning up air at home...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

Health  /  Published 16.01.19

Miracle shot

Vaccines are among the most ingenious of inventions, and among the most maddening. Some global killers like smallpox and polio have been totally or nearly eradicated by products made with methods dati...
By New York Times News Service


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