Health  /  Published 07.07.20

Masks: when to change after getting home?

Q. I frequently develop fungal infections. My private parts itch and it is embarrassing. Check if you have diabetes. If so control it adequately. Wear only cotton innerwear and do not wear panties at...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Delhi  /  Published 08.06.20

Kejriwal to be tested for Covid-19

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has gone into self-quarantine after developing sore throat and fever, and will get himself tested for Covid-19 on Tuesday, officials said on Monday.They said the c...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 16.05.20

Diabetes link in UK Indian deaths

Official statistics from the NHS have revealed that over a quarter of the patients who died in hospitals in England after contracting coronavirus had diabetes, thereby providing some explanation for t...
By Amit Roy in London

Health  /  Published 13.04.20

Does the keto diet work?

A recent survey of registered dietitians named the low-carbohydrate keto diet yet again as the most popular diet in the US. Powering this diet is fat, and loads of it — up to a hefty 90 per cent of ...

India  /  Published 19.03.20

Dead patient tests positive for coronavirus in Punjab

The sample of a 70-year-old man who had returned from Germany via Italy a fortnight ago and died at a health centre in Punjab after severe chest pain has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, sen...
By PTI in Chandigarh

Health  /  Published 24.12.19

Physiotherapy best for frozen shoulder

Usually, lifting your arms over your head or reaching for objects is effortless. Yet, excruciating pain prevents this action in 70 per cent people at some stage in their lives — after a sudden fall,...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

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...
By in

Health  /  Published 19.11.19

Trim soda sales for trimmer waists

In recent years, hospitals and medical centres across the US have stopped selling sugar-sweetened beverages in an effort to reduce obesity and diabetes. Now a new study carried out at the University o...
By Anahad O’Connor/NYTNS in

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 16.11.19

Ways for diabetics to keep sugar levels steady

I’ve got sugar.” It’s something we hear all the time in India. No wonder we have 69.2 million diabetics living in India (as per 2015 data from WHO). The numbers are predicted to escalate to 98 m...
By Hena Nafis in


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