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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 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...
By The Editorial Board 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

Opinion  /  Published 18.06.19

Economists' tips for the Modi government

So is the economists’ model. They want the book to be read by those who find economics boring. So equations, tables and graphs are largely dispensed with. Every chapter is preceded by a short list o...
By Ashok V. Desai in

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.04.19

Wheelchairs go off Ranchi shelves

Need a wheelchair for your ailing parent or a relative? Get ready to wait for at least a week before you can lay your hands on one in Ranchi.Almost all the 11 leading surgical equipment stores in the ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur/Ranchi

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

India  /  Published 24.03.19

Pneumonia care falters

More than half of children with severe pneumonia in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar do not receive required hospital care, suggests new research that points to treatment gaps in states with the highest childh...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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