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The importance of the right soap

Sunday, 15 Jan 2017 | Dr Nivedita Dadu | in Agenda

Ordinary commercial soaps have pH levels between 9 to 11, which increases the skin pH level, leading to problems, writes Dr Nivedita Dadu Showering and bathing is a part of daily life. However, it is good to be informed about the bath products, especially soaps, which we use on a daily...

Coping with childhood cancer

Sunday, 15 Jan 2017 | Dr Vikas Goswami | in Agenda

Environmental factors such as radiation exposure, exposure to pollution or environmental disasters, like the Bhopal gas tragedy, have been linked to some childhood cancers, writes Dr Vikas Goswami According to data published in the Indian Journal of Cancer, approximately 45,000 children are diagnosed with cancer every year. The common cancers found...

Diabetes takes toll on fertility

Sunday, 15 Jan 2017 | Dr Anubha Singh | in Agenda

Diabetic men may take longer to bring about conception in their wives, who may also be prone to a higher incidence of miscarriage, explains Dr Anubha Singh Today, millions of people are suffering due to diabetes. In the past four years, the number of diabetes sufferers has gone up by 30...

This winter, breathe easy indoors

Sunday, 18 Dec 2016 | Dr ABHAY KUMAR | in Agenda

With all the talk on the rising levels of air pollution outdoors, we also need to pay equal attention to the quality of air we breathe inside our homes as it can be more harmful, writes Dr ABHAY KUMAR The arrival of winters marks the onset of harmful air pollutants and...

Protect your skin and hair from air pollution

Sunday, 06 Nov 2016 | Dr Karuna Malhotra | in Agenda

Air pollutants rob skin cells of oxygen and cause free radical production; UV radiation makes things worse, writes Dr Karuna Malhotra The injurious effects of air pollution are widespread. Every day commuting to work or travelling around the city, we’re being exposed to high levels of toxins. Air pollutants rob skin...

the Diwali aftermath

Sunday, 06 Nov 2016 | Dr Pankaj Aggarwal | in Agenda

Diwali smoke has resulted in heavy smog; heavy pollutants in the air due to emission of harmful gases cause prolonged respiratory disorders, says Dr Pankaj Aggarwal With the lights and sparkling of lamps, Diwali is the most awaited festival of the year full of love, excitement and togetherness. Although there...

Back pain, numbness can be signs of spinal stenosis

Sunday, 16 Oct 2016 | Dr SATNAM SINGH CHHABRA | in Agenda

This condition could be caused by many processes that decrease the space available for nerves in the spinal canal, writes Dr SATNAM SINGH CHHABRA Back pain might be more than just that — it can sometimes be life devastating pain. A 55-year-old patient, Ramkumar Shandilya, used to get small back pain...

All you need to know about premature menopause

Sunday, 16 Oct 2016 | Dr Anubha Singh | in Agenda

There is a rise in such cases among young women due to high-stress jobs and lifestyle choices, explains Dr Anubha Singh Premature ovarian failure (POF) or premature menopause refers to a loss of normal function of the ovaries before the age of 40. If your ovaries fail, they don’t produce normal...

Ten must-have beauty products this festive season

Sunday, 09 Oct 2016 | Bharti Modi | in Agenda

Along with beautiful outfits, women need to focus on the right make-up products to dazzle, says Bharti Modi The festive season is just around the corner and there is a lot to happen in the coming months. This time of the year, people, especially women, start focusing on their wardrobe to...

The global epidemic of obesity

Sunday, 18 Sep 2016 | Dr Shweta Goswami | in Agenda

India is just behind the United States and China in the global hazard list of top 10 countries with the highest number of obese people, writes Dr Shweta Goswami · The global weight loss/obesity management market was worth $265 billion in 2012,...

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