Research Study
Opinion  /  Published 26.12.19

Dark truth about mental health

There is always more to human health than meets the eye. This is particularly important in the Indian cultural and political context, where the outward appearance of physical well-being is often consi...
By The Editorial Board in

Health  /  Published 17.12.19

Fast food safe? Take it with pinch of salt

Many packaged snacks and fast food products sold across the country have salt and fat levels higher than thresholds proposed by India’s food safety regulator, the non-government Centre for Science a...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 17.12.19

Retail loans to double

Retail loans are expected to double to Rs 96 lakh crore by March 2024 from Rs 48 lakh crore in March 2019 because of higher private consumption, greater willingness to take loans and finance companie...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 04.12.19

India worst climate victim: Report

India has become the world’s worst victim of extreme weather events driven by climate change, with a sharp increase in climate-linked deaths and economic damage in recent years, analysts said in a r...
By Jayanta Basu in Madrid

Opinion  /  Published 28.11.19

Climate change: Kids born now will pay the price

Sir — A report in The Lancet states that climate change will potentially affect the health of the children across the world adversely. This is a matter of serious concern. This growing global crisis...
By The Telegraph in

Health  /  Published 19.11.19

Trim soda sales for trimmer waists

In recent years, hospitals and medical centres across the US have stopped selling sugar-sweetened beverages in an effort to reduce obesity and diabetes. Now a new study carried out at the University o...
By Anahad O’Connor/NYTNS in

Science  /  Published 17.11.19

Magic bullet?

For decades, scientists and doctors have treated common bacterial and viral infections with fairly blunt therapies. If you developed a sinus infection or a stomach bug, you would likely be given a bro...
By Knvul Sheikh/NYTNS in

Health  /  Published 06.11.19

Poof! A reason for potted plant goes

Potted plants may spruce up interior décor through foliage and flowers, perhaps even uplift the spirits of occupants, but claims about their capacity to improve indoor air quality are vastly exaggera...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 04.11.19

Screen time impact on kids’ white matter

Children between three and five years old with more screen time display lower levels of structural integrity in the brain’s white matter, researchers said on Monday raising questions about whether s...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.19

Homelessness study's findings are unsettling

Homeless people in Indian cities are not all migrants. This finding from a study funded by the European Union and conducted by two non-governmental organizations should be enough to unsettle the conde...
By The Editorial Board in


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