Myth Buster

BUSTED: “Teething doesn’t cause fever. Now when you say fever it’s actua...


Pranayama

In Yoga, air is the primary source of Prana or life force. Pranayama maximizes the benefit...


‘Ayurveda’ the Science of Life

Ayurveda is derived from the sanskrit words “ayush” meaning life and “ve...


wheezing and obesity in kids

Medical literature has revealed a link between wheezing and obesity, where wheezing could ...


Coping with Exam stress

QWhat health implications could rise due to exam pressure and how can it affect the mental...


Myth Buster

Myth: Sugar causes hyperactivity in children ...


Pet medicines pose poison risk for kids

Parents who store medicines and household cleaners out of  reach to protect their kid...


Academics call time on expensive cancer drugs

A group of academic researchers has demanded an end to cancer medicines costing more than ...


Tackling haemorrhoids

The digestive system of our body is adapted to break down  food and absorb nutrients ...


What is a Cervical Cancer & What Are the Symptoms?

Cancer is a disease condition in which the cells of the body grow in an uncontrolled manne...


When they go awry

People are generally unaware of the presence of a host of organs in their bodies. But when...


Ayurvedic medicines in sports: are they performance boosters?

Since ancient times Ayurveda has been used to cure various ailments. However, in the prese...


Laser treatment for skin conditions: Is it for you

Laser treatment is more effective than conventional treatments such as creams when treatin...


Good health is necessary to prevent NCDs

Being healthy is necessary to avert non-communicable diseases. Today, non-communicable dis...


How dangerous is Microcephaly?

The 2016 outbreak of the Zika virus brought the neurological condition Microcephaly to glo...


Benefits of Coconut water- The natural Jeewani

In a rapidly modernizing world where processed food and fizzy drinks have been convenientl...


Say ‘yes’ to good Oral health!

“Oral health can be defined as the proper maintenance and hygiene of the mouth, incl...


Stones in the urethra and bladder: ayurveda has a cure

 The presence of stones in the urethra and gall bladder is a common health problem in...


Are biofilms silent killers in hospitals?

It’s easy to appreciate the need to disinfect germs on surfaces, but have you ever w...


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder What you need to know

Certain behavioral patterns deemed to be ritualistic and recurrent in an individual can be...


Throw that fairness cream away!

How many of us believe that fairness is the ultimate expression of beauty? Today, fairness...


Are you prone to Food Allergies?

Do you feel a sudden itching, swelling in the lips or abdominal pain within minutes or hou...


Healthy hair care

Hair has long been an important aspect of beauty. Traditionally, women have paid great att...


Oral Cancer: Prevention and Awareness

Oral cancer appears as a growth or sore in the mouth that doesn’t go away and can be...


Can Aging be delayed Preventing Premature Aging?

Aging has been invariably associated with being disabled and falling ill. Though aging is ...


Little Hearts – LRH fundraiser

‘It can happen to anyone’ was one of the lines on the brochures of the little ...


Today is World AIDS Day

As we mark World AIDS Day today, let’s take a moment to reflect upon the various hea...


Launch of two books on heart health

The Sinhala translations of two books focusing on heart health and originally written in E...


Dispelling myths about vitamin supplements

Vitamins are an essential micro-nutrient which the human body requires in small quantities...


The Rising Terror of TB

Tuberculosis, a disease caused by the bacteria commonly known as Mycobacterium Tuberculosi...


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