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Beat the winter blues

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 | Shalini Saksena

SHALINI SAKSENA speaks to doctors about keeping common winter ailments at bay Winters bring blues. Sneezing and runny noses become common. You forget to put on your jacket or cover your head and the next thing you know is that your nose is running. Runny nose is basically your body’s...

Docyard Baby’s first winter? Tips to follow

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 | Dr Payel Biswas Soo

Cool breeze, fog and early morning mist are all signs of the winter chills. From infants to adults to the elderly, the weather makes everyone feel the chill. While the latter might help themselves by wearing sweaters and having hot coffee, those who need care are our infants, especially premature...

Let’s get warmed-up

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 | Rolendah Khongreiwo

Rolendah Khongreiwo, Spa expert with UrbanClap, talks about the eight best winter spa treatments to warm you up Winter is the time to pamper yourself. While you get respite from the heat and dust, you have to deal with the dry skin, brittle hair and rough feet. It is, therefore, the...


Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 | Roshani Devi

With kids at home, especially boys, minor injuries cuts and scrapes are quite common. There are many effective home remedies for healing, says ROSHNI DEVI Almost of us have got into scraps and ended up with minor cuts and bruises while playing or just falling down. A visit to a doctor...

‘Need accountability, assessment & auditing’

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 | Sangeeta Yadav

Padma Shri Dr Yash Gulati, senior orthopaedic surgeon, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, talks to Sangeeta Yadav about the new knee replacement surgery technique without the use of the risky tourniquet What are the new methods of knee replacement without using tourniquet? We do hip surgery, neck surgery and others without the tourniquet (tying...


Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 | Pioneer Health

A study conducted by St. Michael’s Hospital in Canada has found that switching to plant proteins can reduce cholesterol that leads to cardiovascular diseases. The study says that if a person substitutes one to two servings of animal proteins with that of plant, there can be a small reduction in...


Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 | Pioneer Health

In a State where a majority of female population is devoid of basic facilities to maintain menstrual hygiene and it’s still considered as taboo, disease, sin, curse or a secret by larger portion of the society, Pune-based Spherule Foundation has started an awareness programme on menstrual hygiene in schools, colleges,...

Boost the immunity

Tuesday, 09 Jan 2018 | Dr Rita Bakshi

With so many children falling ill during the season change, it is time that parents take steps to build their immunity. Dr Rita Bakshi tells you how Immunity refers to the body’s biological structure which is made up of special cells, proteins, tissue and organs that are specially developed for fighting...

Docyard | Broken heart syndrome

Tuesday, 09 Jan 2018 | Dr Harsh Vardhan Atreya

Let the lungs breathe easy Lungs are one of the most fragile organs of human anatomy and play a critical role in supplying oxygen to the blood. However, lung cancer is among the most common cancers worldwide and claims millions of lives each year. This life-threatening disease results from abnormality in...

Beat the Exam stress

Tuesday, 09 Jan 2018 | Neerja Birla

Neerja Birla, chairperson, Mpower, talks about the mental health of children during exams and how to cope with stress & anxiety India has the highest rate of suicides in the world amongst students — simply due to the unbearable pressure of exams. Between 2010 and 2015, almost 40,000 students committed suicide....



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Myanmar Army’s admission of killings a ‘positive step’: Suu

14 Jan 2018 | AFP | Yangon

Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has welcomed an unprecedented army admission that security forces carried out extra-judicial killings of Rohingya Muslims as a “positive step”, state-backed media reported on Saturday. After months of staunch denials of abuse, the army on Wednesday said a probe found four members of the security forces helped kill 10 Rohingya militant suspects at Inn Din village on September 2, leaving their bodies in a...

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HEC, Paras Healthcare to run Multi Super Speciality Hospital

18 Jan 2018 | PNS | Ranchi

Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) and Paras Healthcare today announced to run a 300 bedded super speciality hospital providing tertiary care services in the Capital City. A PPP project for the same was signed by CMD, HEC, Avijit Ghosh and MD, Paras Healthcare, Dr Dharminder Nagar on Tuesday...

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