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

Style  /  Published 24.09.20

The joy of motherhood

11. Pink: Perhaps one of the most intimate pregnancy shot celebrating joy was singer Pink who had her daughter Willow Sage in the picture as well in a moment of embrace. She wrote on Instagram @pink: ...
By Shrestha Saha

World  /  Published 19.09.20

Covid: high risk for pregnant women

Pregnant women who are infected with the coronavirus and hospitalised are at risk for developing serious complications, and may face an elevated risk for delivering their babies prematurely, according...
By Roni Caryn Rabin in New York

Calcutta  /  Published 11.09.20

Woman delivers on road, treated and sent home

A woman was reunited with her family over 60km away last Friday along with her newborn son after more than a fortnight of being adrift. On August 17 around 1am, the Techno City police station was ale...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

Style  /  Published 13.08.20

For the yummie mommie-to-be

This one is for all you yummie mommies-to-be, and not only Kareena Kapoor. Maternity wear should be comforting, soft and make you feel good. This is a lovely phase in a woman’s life, but growin...
By Sanika Kakirde


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