Health  /  Published 01.09.21

Run the attack away

My father and uncle died of heart attacks. I run for half an hour a day, but I have a sedentary desk job. It is good that you exercise regularly. Try to run or jog 4km a day. Do not rely on this alon...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.08.21

App to detect depression

Psychiatrists from the Central Institute of Psychiatry (CIP) and techies from the computer science department of the Birla Institute of Technology (BIT)-Mesra have jointly developed a technology that ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.21

Curbs hit mental health of aged

Before Covid struck, Samar Banerjee, 78, would go out for a walk every morning and spend hours chatting with friends sitting on benches on the lawn of his housing complex. For more than a year, he ha...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 07.07.21

Brave the Wave

• Control use of media • Avoid information overload • Don’t indulge in or spread fake news • Triple boost (nutrition/sleep/exercise) • Yoga/meditation/walking &bull...
By Dr Debanjan Banerjee

Health  /  Published 23.06.21

Tips to sail through summer of 2021

I asked thousands of New York Times readers to share how they are feeling right now. The most common answers revealed the mixed feelings of the past 14 months: unsettled, anxious, overwhelmed, frazzle...
By Tara Parker-Pope


Opinion  /  Published 18.06.21

Letters to the editor: Bail for three activists, depression among elderly

Learn a lesson Sir — The observation made by the Delhi High Court while granting bail to three student activists that the State is blurring the line between the constitutionally guaranteed &lsq...
By The Telegraph

Health  /  Published 17.03.21

Old age blues

My dad stays so silent of late. He has stopped going to the club, stopped gardening — his favourite activity — and rarely speaks...” “Do not worry, that is just age. It is the...
By Dr Debanjan Banerjee

Sports  /  Published 20.02.21

Kohli talks about ‘battle’

India captain Virat Kohli has revealed that he battled depression during a harrowing tour of England in 2014 where he felt like the “loneliest guy in the world” after a string of failures ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 06.02.21

Mind matters

I am a class 12 student and my main question is: How can I overcome loneliness? I have friends who only contact me when they need something, but I can’t share my feelings with them. I’m sc...
By Minu Budhia

Health  /  Published 18.11.20

Winter of discontent

To maintain joie de vivre can be difficult when there are limited opportunities to socialise with people who can lift one’s spirits or to attend cultural or sports events that break up the monot...
By Jane E. Brody


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