India  /  Published 26.09.22

1 in 3 Indians lives in agony

The proportion of people in pain who curb their daily activities because of the pain ranged from 2.6 per cent in Mizoram to 22 per cent in Kerala and nearly 40 per cent in Bengal. “Pain causes ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Science Tech  /  Published 07.09.22

Unlearn chronic back pain

Daniel Waldrip was mowing the lawn in his hometown of Boulder, Colorado, just like any other Saturday. But the next day, Waldrip, then in his late 20s, was struck with back pain so severe he couldn&#...
By Deutsche Welle

Health  /  Published 10.08.22

How to tackle a pain in the back

How should one tackle pain in the lower back? It not only interferes with mobility but also reduces efficiency at home and work. Approximately 60 per cent of adults have low back pain. Backache must ...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 04.05.22

How to tackle joint pain

The human body is composed of bones of various shapes and sizes, connected by articulating joints and held together by ligaments and muscles. Trauma, injury, infection, wear and tear as well as autoim...
By Dr Gita Mathai

West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.22

Clinic to treat pain launched at NBMCH

A pain clinic that will offer treatment for all kinds of muscle and bone-related pains was launched by the department of physical medicine & rehabilitation (PM&R) of North Bengal Medical Colle...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 25.03.22

Crash kills woman in labour pain

An ambulance carrying a woman in labour pain to the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital in Siliguri collided head with a truck at Naukaghat near here on Thursday early morning, killing the patie...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Health  /  Published 29.12.21

Heal your hurting heels

There may be a time when one wakes up and feels a sudden, shooting, excruciating pain in the heel as he or she places the feet on the ground. This may change into a dull ache or disappear altogether a...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 10.11.21

Fast unto health

I am diabetic and on medication. I want to start fasting on alternate days. Can I skip my tablets on those days? It depends on how high your fasting sugars and your overall health are. Check your blo...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 28.09.21

Acupuncture can heal musculoskeletal ailments

Pritee Ganatra is a certified medical practitioner specialising in alternative medicine. She is the founder and principal practitioner, Sarojini Sujok Clinic. Email:, Instagram...
By Pritee Ganatra

Health  /  Published 11.08.21

The jab in my shoulder

I can’t raise my arm above my head. It gets stuck halfway and is excruciatingly painful. Combing my hair has become almost impossible. My doctor suggested an injection into the joint. Stiff and...
By Dr Gita Mathai


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