Health  /  Published 26.02.20

Battle of the bulge

I have tried all kinds of exercise to lose weight but to no avail.Maintaining correct weight is important. Excess weight and obesity eventually lead to a plethora of medical problems such as type 2 di...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 13.03.19

Depression decoded

Everyone — children, teenagers , adults and older people — is prone to negative thoughts and feelings of sadness. If these last consistently for two weeks or more, it is likely to be depression. C...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Opinion  /  Published 23.02.19

Look before you sip

Stay strongSir — It is interesting that the former South African opener, Herschelle Gibbs, feels that England and India are the two strong contenders for the World Cup. Their chances look good on pa...
By The Telegraph in

Health  /  Published 06.02.20

Sleep key to muscle

During the day, all goes well. You hit the gym and keep an eye on what you are eating. Then you get busy at night with going out and meeting people and lose out on sleep. Don’t. Because you need sle...
By The Telegraph in

Health  /  Published 06.02.19

To stay young, exercise

Aerobic activities like jogging and interval training can make our cells biologically younger, according to a noteworthy new experiment. Weight training may not have the same effect, the study found, ...
By Gretchen Reynolds in

Health  /  Published 12.05.20

The 4-second workout

Four seconds of high-intensity exertion repeated periodically throughout the day may counteract some of the unhealthy metabolic consequences of sitting for hours, according to a surprising and timely ...
By Gretchen Reynolds/NYTNS in

Health  /  Published 05.06.19

To stay fit, get a dog

Dog owners are about four times more likely than other people to meet today’s physical activity guidelines, according to a large-scale new study. The study, which involved hundreds of British househ...
By Gretchen Reynolds/ NYTNS in

Health  /  Published 26.11.19

Walk more, sleep better

Taking more steps during the day may be related to better sleep at night, according to a new study of lifestyle and sleep patterns. The study, which delved into the links between walking and snoozing,...
By Gretchen Reynolds/NYTNS in

Health  /  Published 23.11.19

The wiser woman

Menopause is a critical time in a woman’s life. Due to the decline of estrogen production, various bio-physiological challenges seem to arise during this phase. Studies have reported an increased ri...
By Kaushik Talukdar in

Health  /  Published 24.11.18

How to age well through exercise

Muscle loss, commonly known as sarcopenia, is the loss of muscle mass with age. It is estimated that both men and women lose muscle mass at a rate of one to two per cent per year and by the age of 80 ...
By Kaushik Talukdar in


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