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Stomach Infection
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 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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