West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.22

A first in true sense

Apollo Multispecialty Hospitals, Calcutta on Sunday announced the launch of Induced Sputum Lab, thereby becoming the first hospital in private healthcare space in Eastern India to bring in Induced Spu...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 06.03.22

Scott Morrison offers state funeral for King

Australians laid tributes of flowers and beer bottles at a statue of Shane Warne in Melbourne on Saturday, after the country woke to the shocking news the cricket great had died from a suspected heart...
By Agencies in Melbourne/Koh Samui

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

India  /  Published 27.05.21

Freedom fighter HS Doreswamy dead

Gandhian and freedom fighter H.S. Doreswamy passed away on Wednesday after a cardiac arrest at the Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, family sources said. He was 103. “He died of a h...
By PTI in Bangalore

Health  /  Published 03.03.21

Malady one, cures myriad

Asthma may be a disease with one name. But experts say unbeknown to most people who have it, it is not just one disease, nor is there a “one-size-fits-all” treatment. As detailed in a new ...
By Jane E. Brody


World  /  Published 19.07.20

Rushdie: a time to listen

Back in March, Salman Rushdie was awaiting the publication of the paperback of his novel Quichotte when the coronavirus hit. New York City, his home for the past 20 years, became the terrifying US cen...
By Duncan White

West Bengal  /  Published 15.12.19

Asthma in kids: doctors blame air pollution

The worsening air quality in Calcutta during winter expose children to asthma, doctors said during a recent awareness campaign on the respiratory disease. The disease can be attributed to air pollutio...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 30.11.19

Fighting for air

Around this time every year our country is adversely affected by air pollution; the country’s notoriously poor air quality becomes even more toxic. The air quality in Delhi, according to a WHO surve...
By Shikha Prakash

India  /  Published 13.10.19

Doctors’ dilemma: Too many protocols

Indian doctors seeking standard treatment protocols, the ideal or most appropriate guidelines to treat specific diseases, would find at least four such protocols for diabetes, six for high blood press...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 07.03.19

That annoying cough

On a South American trip last month with two of my grandsons, the younger developed a cough. He had no fever, congestion or fatigue, said he felt fine, ate and slept normally and stayed well-hydrated....
By Jane E. Brody


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