Health  /  Published 26.06.19

Despite what the Internet says, statins are good for you

No one wants to have a stroke or a heart attack and, certainly, no one wants to die of it. Doctors prescribe medications belonging to the “statin” group to patients at risk of an attack or stroke....
By Dr Gita Mathai in

People  /  Published 06.06.20

Eye on the storm

Every cyclone has its own symphony. Akul Biswas, a resident of Jharkhali gram panchayat in the Sunderbans, knows this eerie music by heart. Biswas is blind: glaucoma took his vision years ago. His ear...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

Health  /  Published 26.11.19

Air pollution linked to higher risk of glaucoma: Study

Exposure to polluted air is associated with an increased risk of glaucoma, a debilitating eye condition that can cause blindness, according to a study.The findings, published in the journal Investigat...
By PTI in London


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