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Food  /  Published 27.06.20

Fibre: The key to health

What you choose to eat has a profound effect on your overall health. Thus, many people argue that food is our best medicine.Latest research in the field of nutrigenomics shows that if we eat healthy f...
By Karan Kakkad in

Health  /  Published 19.05.20

Delay, don’t deny

Faith and fasting have a curious connection. Be it Karwa Chauth, Mahashivratri or Paryushan, Ramzan or Lent, fasting is a constant. Of course, there exist variants. There is intermittent fasting when ...
By Manasi Shah in

Health  /  Published 04.12.18

The appendix is not a useless organ

Pity the poor appendix, a 2 to 4-inch-long, wormlike pouch dangling from the head of the caecum, where the large and small intestines meet. For most of its medical history — anatomists have known ab...
By Jane E. Brody/New York Times News Service in

Health  /  Published 27.03.19

Guard from the gut

Many older Indians — nearly 25 per cent of them — suffer from symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease or GERD. They have a plethora of disconcerting symptoms, some of which may seem unrelate...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.04.19

Ill on Rajdhani after dinner

Thirty-one passengers, including nine women and three children, travelling in six 3AC coaches of the New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express complained of stomach pain, vomiting and loose motions early...
By TT Bureau in Jamshedpur/Dhanbad

Health  /  Published 20.11.18

Travelling? Take precautions for traveller's bug

Although the disease is self-limiting and usually subsides on its own, it is essential to prevent complications like dehydration. Fluids, such as correctly reconstituted, commercially available packe...
By Dr Gita Mathai in


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