India  /  Published 18.11.20

Swamy: plea to rights panel

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.11.20

Covid: data gaps in India

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 28.10.20

Blood pressure: New normal

So you think your blood pressure is normal? Think again. The latest iteration of an “ideal” blood pressure — a level of 120 millimetres of mercury for systolic pressure, the top numb...
By Jane E. Brody in

Health  /  Published 28.10.20

Jaundice decoded

Jaundice, contrary to popular perception, is not a disease. It is a generic descriptive term for increased quantities of the bile pigment, bilirubin, in the blood and is derived from a French word mea...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 14.10.20

A fall is dangerous

Q. I hit my toe on the door. The CT scan showed a small hairline crack. The surgeon just taped  the toe with the adjacent one. This is called “buddy taping” and usually is all that i...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Opinion  /  Published 08.10.20

Solo show: Chirag Paswan severs ties with JD(U)

Sir — The political scenario in Bihar has taken an interesting turn with the Lok Janshakti Party under the leadership of Chirag Paswan announcing that it will contest the upcoming assembly polls...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 03.10.20

Inside France’s Alzheimer’s village

“Her memory loss is less severe,” Elissalde’s grand-daughter Aurore said as the two took shelter from the rain. “She’s happy, she’s rediscovered her enjoyment of li...
By Reuters in Dax (France)

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.09.20

Lumpy skin disease strikes cattle

A mysterious virus, which causes “lumpy skin disease” in bovine animals and can also be transmitted to humans, has been infecting cattle in Jharkhand, officials from the animal husbandry d...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Health  /  Published 26.09.20

Take it to heart

Deep-fried foods: Fried foods increase the risk of heart attack and stroke because of the high content of saturated fats. And the more fried foods you eat, the greater your risk. Processed or junk ...
By Karan Kakkad in

World  /  Published 22.09.20

Covid: US death toll nears 200,000

The death toll from the spread of coronavirus in the US was approaching over 200,000 lives on Monday, more than double the number of fatalities in India, the country reporting the second-highest numbe...
By Reuters in Washington


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