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

Health  /  Published 10.02.21

A catching sort of pain

I exercise regularly. Of late, I have noticed that my muscles suddenly develop a catching type of pain. This does not necessarily happen after exercise. It might be because you are dehydrated. You ne...
By Dr Gita Mathai


Health  /  Published 06.02.21

Anushka's fitness quotient decoded

Your message for a fitter 2021? That we become more aware about our health. Follow this principle - if 80 per cent of the time you’re doing the right things for your body, 20 per cent of the ti...
By Karo Christine Kumar

India  /  Published 19.01.21

Covaxin maker airs warning

Bharat Biotech's fact sheet on Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin has advised pregnant or breastfeeding women, besides people with high fever or bleeding disorders, not to take the antidote. The vaccine ma...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Hyderabad

Health  /  Published 13.01.21

Exercise for strong bones

My mother as well as my grandmother had fractures of the hip. I am told they had “weak bones”. I am scared that I will get it too. Weak bones or osteopenia can occur in women over the age...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.20

Rights over prejudice: MTP amendment bill

A 15-year-old survivor of sexual assault by an acquaintance discovers that she is pregnant. When she complains of severe stomach ache, her parents come to know of the trauma that she has been undergoi...
By Anubha Rastogi

India  /  Published 27.09.20

Ambulance lapse kills new moms

Two pregnant women in Uttar Pradesh have died over the past 48 hours after failing to get an ambulance, with one case linked to the government’s strained coffers while in the other the husband m...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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