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Health  /  Published 22.06.22

No, that child is not cute

India has progressed from being a country with frequent famines and malnourished children to a superpower with 14.5 million unhealthy and obese children. About 35-40 per cent of children studying in p...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 11.05.22

If giddiness persists, consult a doctor

Giddiness, dizziness, feeling light-headed or faint, seeing the room swim — all these are symptoms that most people have felt at some time. Usually, such symptoms disappear after a few minutes. ...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 11.05.22

Smartphones can affect your health

A few years ago, my best friend texted me to confess that she was worried about her texting. Her hands and fingers ached throughout the day, and the pain worsened when she used her smartphone. Could o...
By Melinda Wenner Moyer

World  /  Published 26.10.21

Study: Covid-19 poses neurological complications

Covid-19 is more likely to cause very rare neurological conditions than vaccination with the AstraZeneca or Pfizer preventives, according to a study led by the University of Oxford in the UK. There h...
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

India  /  Published 21.07.21

Kalyan Singh in critical condition

The health condition of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh is critical and he has been put on life support, the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) said o...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow


India  /  Published 20.05.21

Covid: Aerosols can travel up to 10 metres

Nasal droplets fall within 2 metres from a Covid-19 infected person and the aerosols can travel in air up to 10 metres, the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser said on Thursday, adding that pro...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 19.03.21

Covid: elderly more prone to reinfection

While most people who have had Covid-19 are protected from catching it again for at least six months, elderly patients above 65 years of age are more prone to reinfection, says a new study published i...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in London

Calcutta  /  Published 15.01.21

Kids amid a pandemic

Set parental control on the TV, check  privacy settings on the phone, cover the computer web cam when not in use and switch to ‘SafeSearch’ on Google to block inappropriate content. ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Entertainment  /  Published 25.12.20

Rajinikanth admitted to hospital

Superstar-turned-politician  Rajinikanth was on Friday admitted to Apollo Hospitals in Hyderabad as he was suffering from severe blood pressure fluctuations, the hospital said in a statement. He...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Hyderabad

Health  /  Published 10.12.20

Exercising can make you live longer

You may live longer Studies link even 5 to 10 minutes of vigorous exercise or 15 minutes of moderate exercise every day can lower the risk of death from any cause. Enhanced cognitive function Exerc...
By The Telegraph


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