Health  /  Published 12.06.21

Mind Matters with Minu Budhia

I am a 14-year-old boy and have been at home and studying online since the last lockdown. My parents barely allow me to go out anywhere — only to the terrace or balcony and for weekly drives to ...
By Minu Budhia

India  /  Published 06.06.21

Vaccine: Pregnant women must be on priority list

Amid rising deaths of pregnant women due to Covid-19, a report has made a strong case for their vaccination on a priority basis. For Covid not to further aggravate the already heavy burden of materna...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 02.06.21

Not many takers for three-child policy

After China said it would allow couples to have three children, the state news media trumpeted the move as a major change that would help stimulate growth. But across much of the country, the announce...
By Vivian Wang in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.21

Civil defence boat takes pregnant woman to hospital

A 26-year-old pregnant woman, who went into premature labour, was brought from a waterlogged village on an island in the Sunderbans and hospitalised by civil defence volunteers after a journey of one-...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Gosaba

Health  /  Published 09.05.21

Covid Jab for moms-to-be

Dr Gautam Khastgir MD, FRCS, FRCOG, FICOG, is the founder medical director of BIRTH and consultant in reproductive medicine and surgery ...
By Dr Gautam Khastgir


Style  /  Published 06.05.21

Hair care tips for new moms

Curry leaves Curry leaves are loaded with amino acids, antioxidants and essential nutrients that help to stimulate hair growth, reduce hair fall and strengthen the hair follicle. Boil half a cup of ...
By Sareena Acharya, Enrich Salon

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.03.21

Orchestra minor found pregnant

Rescue of a 12-year-old girl of Jharkhand’s Palamau district with two-month pregnancy working in an orchestra unit at neighbouring district of Garhwa in February has exposed the sexual exploitat...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Books  /  Published 03.03.21

Grammar of motherhood

Motherhood is not for the faint-hearted. We caught up with paternity and maternity wellness specialist and health transformation coach Vidhi Beri to chat about her book Decoding Motherhood. What&rsqu...
By Faiza Hazarika (t2 intern)

Health  /  Published 24.02.21

Antivirals for cold sores

I get blisters in the same place at the angle of my mouth 2-3 times a year. They are painful and take more than a week to heal. It looks like you have cold sores. These are infections caused by the H...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 24.02.21

Mothers will be Mothers

It is impossible for doctors to remember the details of all the patients they see during a day. Yet, some patients stand out. In my case, it was a young woman with schizophrenia, a severe mental illne...
By Dr Debanjan Banerjee


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