Health  /  Published 17.11.21

The periodic table

Women have a limited reproductive span. It starts with the onset of the first period or menstruation at menarche and ends with menopause. Menstruation is under complex hormonal control — with m...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 17.11.21

Medical flip-flops

When it comes to preventive health, few tenets are as entrenched as daily aspirin. For more than 30 years, many people have relied on the pain reliever for added protection against a first heart attac...
By Tara Parker-Pope

Health  /  Published 24.11.20

Bhagyashree charms all with her motivational talk

Talking about menopause, she said: “The anticipation of a problem creates bigger problems than it really is. One has to adapt to a lifestyle change to remain in the best of health. What works fo...
By Aniruddha Biswas

Health  /  Published 26.02.19

Menarche to menopause

A woman’s reproductive life lasts from menarche to menopause. Menarche occurs when the ovaries start to release hormones that act on the uterus. Menopause occurs when the ovaries gradually fail. Bot...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 23.11.19

The wiser woman

Menopause is a critical time in a woman’s life. Due to the decline of estrogen production, various bio-physiological challenges seem to arise during this phase. Studies have reported an increased ri...
By Kaushik Talukdar

Health  /  Published 26.02.19

Midlife fitness

Hot flashes. Raging moods. They’re symptoms typically associated with midlife hormonal bedlam. But hormones control so much more, from our energy and metabolism to how we build muscle. Hormonal chan...
By Anna Magee/The Daily Telegraph


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