Health  /  Published 03.08.22

Brain Diet

Walnuts can improve cognitive function. Blueberries can boost memory. Fish oil supplements can lower your risk of Alzheimer’s disease. You may have noticed these buzzy “brain food” c...
By Amelia Nierenberg

Health  /  Published 29.12.21

Up all night?

Sleep — both its quantity and its quality — is one of the most frequently discussed health topics. And the pandemic seems to have only made things worse, even for those who were previously...
By Jane E. Brody

Lifestyle  /  Published 21.09.21

On World Alzheimer’s Day, let's discuss dementia

EARLY SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER’S Timely detection of symptoms is integral in determining the quality of life a person will lead in the future. Keep an eye out for the following: • Severe memory...
By Minu Budhia

Health  /  Published 28.04.21

Chest pain from GERD

I get chest pain frequently, especially at night. I had it evaluated as I thought it was due to heart disease. The doctors said it is due to GERD (gastro-esophageal reflux disease). They have given me...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 11.02.21

Special benefits of weight loss for women after 50

Losing excess weight is good at any age. But dropping a few kilos after 50 may be especially beneficial because of several reasons, especially for women: 1. Lower risk of dementia Obesity at 50 was ...
By The Telegraph


Sports  /  Published 06.01.21

Duty to fight dementia: Ferguson

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has said it is his personal duty and the game’s responsibility to address the problem of dementia that has impacted several former players. Th...
By Agencies in London

Sports  /  Published 01.12.20

Jimenez skull surgery

Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Raul Jiménez had surgery to treat a fractured skull after a clash of heads with Arsenal defender David Luiz during an English Premier League game, the club said o...
By Agencies in Wolverhampton

Calcutta  /  Published 05.10.20

Webinars focus on dementia, caregivers and awareness

The ignorance about dementia stems from the fact that society has lowered its expectation from the elderly, said a psychiatrist at a webinar held to raise awareness on dementia. Though respected, the...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 02.06.20

Covid-19 and surgery

Covid-19 and surgeryPatients undergoing surgery after contracting the coronavirus are at a greatly increased risk of postoperative death, a global study published in The Lancet reveals. Researchers fo...
By The Telegraph

Science  /  Published 28.12.18

Explained: how exercise burns belly fat

Medical scientists have pinpointed a piece of the molecular mechanism that explains how exercise reduces belly fat, saying a molecule called interleukin6 (IL6) translates burnt calories into fat shed....
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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