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Health  /  Published 05.08.20

Keep your balance

Balance is the ability to stand, sit, walk, run, change positions and bend forwards and backwards without falling. It is an innate skill coordinated in our brain with inputs from the eye (orientation ...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 15.07.20

Thyroid gland problems

Many functions of our body such as its growth, sexual maturity, digestion, heart rate and replenishment of skin cells and bones are affected by the concentration of thyroid hormones in our bloodstream...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 19.12.18

What not to do when you have acid reflux

We Indians are becoming inactive and fatter by the day. But, instead of all-round obesity, there is a propensity for the fat to settle around our middles. When we walk, the stomach leads from the fron...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 19.12.18

Organic food cuts cancer risk by 25 per cent

People who buy organic food are usually convinced it is better for their health, and they are willing to pay dearly for it. But until now, evidence of the benefits of eating organic has been lacking.N...
By Roni Caryn Rabin / New York Times News Service in

Health  /  Published 26.12.18

Doctors issue manifesto for 2019 elections

An alliance of doctors on Wednesday released a charter of demands for rational, ethical and universal healthcare to people in India and called on political parties to incorporate the charter into thei...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.04.19

India and Pakistan need jobs, not adventurism

The first phase of the Indian elections will begin today. These elections and their results are being viewed with a lot of interest in Pakistan. Earlier this week, the prime minister, Imran Khan, told...
By Mehmal Sarfraz in

Health  /  Published 06.10.18

Parent guide: Teen tangles and how to solve them

Of late my daughter, who is in Class VIII, has become a compulsive liar. She lies even about basic things, like what she had for lunch. Is this a psychological condition or a passing phase?When a chil...
By Sangbarta Chattopadhyay and Namita Bhuta in

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.10.18

MGM unable to rid premises of rats

MGM Medical College and Hospital in Sakchi, the state-run referral hospital of the Kolhan region, is yet to figure out how to rid its premises of rats, which had nibbled at a body.Hospital superintend...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Health  /  Published 23.10.18

A real incentive to quit smoking

Smoking kills reads the subtitle whenever a hero or heroine lights up on screen. Cigarette packets too carry dire warnings with explicit pictures. Yet, in the last 20 years, India has gained 35 millio...
By Gita Mathai in

Opinion  /  Published 19.10.18

Unhappiness cannot be cured by law

It may not be enough to decriminalize suicide. Although that is one of the major changes wrought by the Mental Health Care Act, 2017 that became functional from July 2018, the roots of suicidal behavi...
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