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Health  /  Published 22.01.20

Dr Gita Mathai answers your health queries

My son walks on his toes all the time. Is this normal? Children sometimes walk on their toes but this usually corrects itself by the age of three. Habitual toe-walking after this age needs to be evalu...
By Dr. Gita Mathai in

North East  /  Published 28.12.19

Superwalk against drugs, depression

A 40-year-old man from Pathsala town in Barpeta district of lower Assam has embarked on a “superwalk” to raise awareness on drug addiction and depression among youths.Khanin Roy started his Pathsa...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri

West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.19

24-hour dip brings chill

The chill Calcuttans felt early on Tuesday was because of a 2.5-degree drop in the Celsius in 24 hours.The mercury dipped to 16.6 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, the coldest so far this season, from 19.1 ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 19.11.19

Comedian hospitalized for depression

If I were a comedy obsessive, I would already have known about the sneaky genius of Gary Gulman. He’s got a devoted following, a winning smile, a corkscrew imagination; in 2016, when he did a six-mi...
By Jennifer Senior / New York Times News Service in

Food  /  Published 26.10.19

Mood food: On the effect of diet on depression

The relationship between diet and depression has been studied by multiple experts over the years. But most studies have been focused on specific nutrients such as fatty acids (omega-3) and vitamins B6...
By Kaushik Talukdar in

Opinion  /  Published 13.10.19

All in the mind: 41% of Kashmiris show signs of depression

Sir — Yesterday marked the end of this year’s Mental Illness Awareness Week. It was also the 69th day of the communication blockade in Kashmir. Even before the lockdown, a survey found that 41 per...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 05.10.19

Lowering corporate tax a cosmetic change

Demand for moreSir — Renu Kohli has rightly diagnosed the recent measure of lowering the corporate tax to the lowest-ever level of 17 per cent as cosmetic (“Cosmetic approach”, Oct 1). Although ...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.19

Mental health: Laws are not enough

When does death, which is both inevitable and natural, become a serious problem? One of the answers to this question lies in the World Health Organization’s latest global suicide report, which revea...
By The Editorial Board in

Health  /  Published 07.09.19

Mind matters: Am I thinking too much?

I feel I don’t fit in anywhere. I hesitate to speak up at work meetings and even have trouble voicing my opinion at home. How can I be less scared of talking in front of others?It sounds like you’...
By Minu Budhia in

Education  /  Published 02.07.19

Suicide watch

There is a lot that parents can do to prevent suicide. First, they need to pay attention to the verbal and non-verbal signs of distress their child is exhibiting. There may be times when young student...
By Shivani Manchanda in


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