Health Care
Opinion  /  Published 12.04.21

Head first: Mental healthcare in India

The health of human beings is influenced by both mental and physiological well-being. And yet, this crucial tenet is often ignored in the larger public discourse. The weightage accorded to treating ph...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 19.02.21

PwDs: a persecuted people

I studied in a boarding school. Every day, two hours of the evening were scheduled for outdoor games. Before we could begin playing, our sports teacher would instruct us to run two rounds of the playg...
By Prashant Bhaware in

North East  /  Published 21.01.21

Healthcare device by IIT-G scholars

Two research scholars from IIT Guwahati have gained entry to the global Charm Health Innovation Challenge for “developing” a device capable of “remotely” carrying out primary h...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 03.01.21

Sourav stable after angioplasty

BCCI president and former India captain Sourav Ganguly, who underwent angioplasty after a "mild" heart attack, is stable and his health parameters are normal, doctors said on Sunday. The cr...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.12.20

CC Block clinic starts with resident doctors

So out of reach have doctors become during the pandemic that residents themselves are now trying to create makeshift platforms to bring doctors closer to patients. Newtown CC Block Residents’ W...
By Brinda Sarkar in New Town


Opinion  /  Published 14.12.20

Dreaded call: Zoom anxiety

The challenges to mental health seem to have intensified, taking on newer forms in the course of the global contagion. This grave reality was highlighted recently in a survey conducted by an agency ba...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 28.11.20

Congress attacks AAP over health infrastructure

In an attempt to corner the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government over health services in Delhi amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Congress on Saturday alleged that the party thrives on just publicity and has...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.09.20

At odds: To ciminalize suicide, or not to?

The corpus of legislation in India is extensive. It is, therefore, not entirely unexpected that the laws governing the same issue may turn out to be contradictory in nature. It thus falls upon the jud...
By The Editorial Board in

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 16.07.20

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


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