West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.19

Way to wellness through therapies

Wellness for men need no longer be just about making a weekend visit to a salon or spa for some relaxation.A treatment centre for men that opened in Joka on Sunday offers a bouquet of alternative heal...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.19

800 walkers on Diabetes Day

Hundreds of Calcuttans from different walks of life walked close to 2km around Victoria Memorial on Thursday morning to raise awareness on the need to fight and prevent diabetes.The 10th edition of th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 27.11.18

Paan caution to diabetes patients

A panel of physicians has recommended that persons with diabetes should be screened and advised against betel quid chewing, saying the habit long recognised as a risk factor for multiple cancers also ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.18

Family role in diabetes check

Families can play a pivotal role in ensuring children exercise and don’t become obese and predispose themselves to diabetes, doctors said on Tuesday on the eve of World Diabetes Day.Diabetes is on t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 21.12.19

Moushumi's loss

Different people have different ways of mourning. When Moushumi Chatterjee lost her 46-year-old daughter, Payal, between the night of Thursday the 12th and the wee hours of Friday the 13th, how was sh...


India  /  Published 07.12.18

Gadkari faints on dais, uncorks gomutra riddle

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday fainted on the dais during a convocation and recovered soon enough but his subsequent updates on the likely cause drew fresh attention to a gomutra (cow urine) p...
By Arnab Ganguly in Mumbai

Health  /  Published 13.01.19

Want to stop the diabetic epidemic?

By Dr Rahul Thakur

Health  /  Published 08.01.19

Urban Myth

Alpita Das was surprised when a minor accident led to her fracturing her thumb. She was already on Vitamin D supplements, which the doctor had suggested as she was planning to conceive. “Women are g...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Health  /  Published 17.11.19

Bacteria pill for diabetes

A cocktail of health-friendly bacteria may improve sugar control for patients with diabetes already taking the first-line medicine called metformin, a team of Indian researchers said after a clinical ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 19.12.18

Keep away BP, diabetes the Yanomami way

The reason blood pressure tends to rise with age may be a Western diet and lifestyle, concludes a study of remote tribal communities that has been recently published in the journal, JAMA Cardiology.Hi...
By Prasun Chaudhuri


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