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Opinion  /  Published 04.10.18

Flimflam about flavanol

Sir — A study claims that cocoa is a rich source of vitamin D. Cocoa is used in dark chocolate, which, logically, should be beneficial for health. But the benefits of chocolates can be attributed to...
By The Telegraph

Health  /  Published 02.10.18

Milk causes flatulence, and other health facts

All that gasI am 42 years old, and have abdominal discomfort and gas every day. Gas comes out noisily, at both ends, and I pass motion at least four times a day. Various tests, including endoscopy, we...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Odisha  /  Published 26.09.18

Invite to health industry

Odisha health minister Pratap Jena on Wednesday invited the country’s top investors in the health care sector to invest in Odisha and assured them that the state would provide them unencumbered land...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneshwar

Health  /  Published 07.04.20

All we can ask for is good health

Being healthy from the inside is the key to good living and as a virus creates havoc across the world, there can be no better time to stress on the importance of health than now. Unfortunately, health...
By Karan Kakkad

Opinion  /  Published 18.04.19

Dietary supplements may be useless – or worse

Sir — Leading a healthy life is important. But popping vitamin pills incessantly will not help. Researchers at the Tufts University have revealed that taking dietary supplements does not ensure a lo...
By The Telegraph

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Opinion  /  Published 27.08.19

Mandatory service by doctors in rural areas

It does not say much about the ethical training absorbed in Indian institutions that the Association of Medical Super Speciality Aspirants and Residents and others referred to the mandatory service in...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 06.11.18

Is the PM Jan Arogya Yojana just eyewash?

The newly-launched Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana is set to cover 10.74 crore needy families. It is said to come with a robust mechanism to avoid fraud — in contrast to its antecedent, the Rashtri...
By Soham D. Bhaduri

India  /  Published 08.07.19

Maulana Azad Medical College doctors on indefinite strike after assault

Doctors at Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi started an indefinite strike on Monday demanding private guards and bouncers after one of their colleagues was beaten up on Sunday night by a ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.07.19

Health budget boost falls short of promises

The Centre has proposed Rs 62,659 crore for health for 2019-20, a 15 per cent increase over last year’s revised expenditure. But public health experts predicted that the outlay would not be enough f...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 20.11.18

Travelling? Take precautions for traveller's bug

Although the disease is self-limiting and usually subsides on its own, it is essential to prevent complications like dehydration. Fluids, such as correctly reconstituted, commercially available packe...
By Dr Gita Mathai


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