Health  /  Published 07.07.21

If stroke strikes

A stroke is usually a catastrophic event that occurs when a part of the brain is deprived of blood supply. It may be due to a block in a particular area or bleeding into the brain. This can be unheral...
By Dr Gita Mathai

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

India  /  Published 15.11.20

Polypill ‘reduces’ stroke risk by 30%

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.11.20

Covid: link to stroke risk

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 10.09.19

E-cigarettes are bad for you

Electronic cigarettes are popular with my friends who say they are safer than cancer-causing regular ones. Is it true?Vaping (using electronic cigarettes) was initially thought to be safer than smokin...
By Dr. Gita Mathai


Health  /  Published 13.11.18

Timely therapy can help you recover from a stroke

Like clouds with their proverbial silver living, strokes too come with a golden period. Timely medical intervention and therapy can contain the damage caused by a stroke. And that stretch of time is c...
By Upala Sen

Opinion  /  Published 23.02.19

Look before you sip

Stay strongSir — It is interesting that the former South African opener, Herschelle Gibbs, feels that England and India are the two strong contenders for the World Cup. Their chances look good on pa...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.05.20

Doctors save Dhanbad boy with stroke

Doctors of a private hospital here in the capital saved the life of an eight-year-old schoolboy of Dhanbad, who had suffered a massive stroke earlier this month.Piyush Mandal, a Class I student of Dha...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

World  /  Published 15.05.20

Stroke risk for younger patients

Ravi Sharma was doubled over on his bed when his father found him. He’d had a bad cough for a week and had self-quarantined in his bedroom. As an emergency medical technician, he knew he was probabl...
By Roni Caryn Rabin in New York

Health  /  Published 23.10.18

Pollution also causes strokes, fertility issues

Exposure to air pollution could increase our risk of developing dementia, according to a recent British study. But dementia is not the only illness that has been revealed to be triggered or worsened b...
By Rosie Taylor, The Daily Telegraph


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