Health  /  Published 19.10.19

Fun, fit and festive

After celebrating goddess Durga’s win against Asura, it will soon be time to welcome Goddess Kali. And who wouldn’t like to be fit before Diwali? Here are a few rules you need to follow to appear ...
By Anwar Wahhab in

Health  /  Published 17.08.19

Hamstring strains — anatomy, function and prevention

Hamstring (posterior thigh) strains are one of the most common non-contact injuries documented in sports. They are also the most reoccurring injuries among athletes (12-33 per cent). But it’s alarmi...
By Kaushik Talukdar in

Health  /  Published 22.04.20

Fitness bits

The life-saving benefits of strict social distancing rules during the coronavirus pandemic far outweigh their projected harm to the US economy, a report claims. Assuming that social distancing measure...
By The Telegraph in

Health  /  Published 15.04.20

Answers to your health queries

Nose bleed? Apply iceMy daughter suddenly started bleeding from the nose. I was scared and made her lie down but that made the bleeding worse.A person with a nose bleed should be made to sit up, the n...
By Dr. Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 12.04.20

A do-anywhere workout

As the coronavirus lockdown continues, it is important for everyone — across age groups — to get enough exercise while remaining indoors because it helps strike a balance between physical, mental ...
By Anwar Wahhab in

North East  /  Published 07.04.20

Fitness mantra during lockdown ennui

Health is wealth and no one knows it better than Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga who on Sunday appealed to people to exercise in order to stay fit and make use of the lockdown period. While the nat...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Health  /  Published 01.10.19

Any time is workout time

Fitness enthusiasts I come across often ask what the best time to work out is. They are also eager to know whether it’s better to schedule an exercise session before breakfast or an hour after the m...
By Sujata Mukherjee in

Health  /  Published 21.09.19

Being fit and active is a necessity

If four things are followed — having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work and perseverance — then anything can be achieved.— A.P.J. Abdul KalamSurvival is of the fittest. Being fit and ac...
By Anwar Wahhab in

Health  /  Published 30.04.20

Tips to boost your immunity

On the whole our immune system does a great job of defending us against disease-causing microorganisms but sometimes it fails and we get sick when a germ invades successfully. With the ongoing pandemi...
By Smita Tripathi in

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


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