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Health  /  Published 09.06.21

Vitamin D: Culprit for slouch

My mother slouches when she sits and stands. A slouch is bad for respiration — it does not give the lungs enough space to expand. It looks bad too. The slouch may be due to a lack of Vitamin D ...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Calcutta  /  Published 20.03.21

Doctors call for vaccinating all adults

India’s vaccination policy should be flexible enough to prevent a fresh surge in Covid-19 cases and the jabs should be given to all adults now, at least two public health experts have said. One...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 08.03.21

Covid: question of mutation

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By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 09.12.20

When virus hits men, women save

She was earning about Rs 2,000 a month earlier from various activities. But during the lockdown, when no veterinary doctor would visit villages, she was earning more than Rs 5,000 through goat and pou...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 17.03.20

Don’t be chicken

I am scared about contracting Covid-19. Should I give up eating chicken?COVID-19, which is causing the present spate of infections, is spread by droplets from coughing or sneezing. It spreads only fro...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 20.10.18

Parent guide: How to say no to your child

Dr Jai Ranjan Ram is a senior consultant psychiatrist and co-founder of Mental Health Foundation (`www.mhfkolkata.com`). Find him on Facebook - Jai R Ram...
By J.R. Ram

Health  /  Published 15.11.18

Vaccine shame in time of statue pride

An impending price rise that is likely to raise India’s budget for a key vaccine by less than Rs 100 crore has prompted the government to seek an international donor’s help at a time it has built ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 06.10.18

Runners, improve both endurance and speed

What is the best way to build both endurance and speed?Let me talk about this in the context of middle- and long-distance running and not sprinting. Sprinting requires maximal effort that is much shor...
By Kaushik Talukdar


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