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Vitamin D
Health  /  Published 03.11.21

Your spot under the sun

Even with the recent decades of globalisation, Indians continue to suffer from malnutrition. Absence of micronutrients, such as vitamins, can lead to specific forms of malnutrition causing “defi...
By Dr Debanjan Banerjee

Calcutta  /  Published 30.07.21

15 minutes daily in the sun

After more than a year of hiding behind four walls, residents, it appears, are suffering from Vitamin D deficiency. This was an observation by Soham Mandal, consultant orthopaedic surgeon, at a free ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Health  /  Published 08.07.20

Sunshine moment

In the past decade, studies have found that taking Vitamin D can lower the odds of developing respiratory infections, especially among people who have documented deficiencies. Now scientists are tryin...
By Anahad O’Connor

Health  /  Published 02.06.20

Covid-19 and surgery

Covid-19 and surgeryPatients undergoing surgery after contracting the coronavirus are at a greatly increased risk of postoperative death, a global study published in The Lancet reveals. Researchers fo...
By The Telegraph

Health  /  Published 08.01.19

Urban Myth

Alpita Das was surprised when a minor accident led to her fracturing her thumb. She was already on Vitamin D supplements, which the doctor had suggested as she was planning to conceive. “Women are g...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Health  /  Published 02.02.19

Soak in the sun for some vitamin D

Vitamin D — also known as the sunshine vitamin — is extremely important and has multiple effects on several systems in the body. Yet, the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency gets reported worldwide...
By Shikha Prakash

Health  /  Published 23.06.20

Eat right to win the fight against the virus

Herbs and spices Before Dalgona coffee, the trendy drink of choice worldwide was turmeric latte — concocted with turmeric, almonds and cashew nuts. Many cafes in the UK, US and Australia serve ...
By Sujata Mukherjee


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