Benign prostatic hyperplasia

Throughout the course of human history, the mortality of the human race has declined owing...


The dark side of fairness creams

The desire for fairer skin and the fascination with fairness creams is not something new t...


Myth Buster

BUSTED: “This is not totally untrue. When you are young it does not really matter, i...


Health risks of Bisphenol A

Bisphenol A and Bisphenol S are two chemicals used with other chemicals to manufacture pla...


Tell-tale signs of Parkinson’s Disease

Imagine waking up one day, after a sleepless night to find out that your limbs have a mind...


Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. P. Kirupakaran, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at the Kalutara Hospital and the Presid...


Health Tips

Is there a natural way to stop a migraine? Try this natural remedy for migraine: submerge...


Myth Buster

BUSTED: “When you have a nosebleed, you should sit up and bring your head forward in...


What your nails say about your health

Nails are not just a surface reserved for decoration. Experts can find clues to internal a...


Helping your child develop self-confidence

Q How can parents encourage their children to develop self-confidence and engage in health...


Dealing with Thalassaemia

With no permanent cure except for bone marrow transplant, which is available only to a min...


The Sri Lankan Diet Dos and the Don’ts

Sri Lankans have inherited a truly unique culinary heritage owing to the fusion of local ...


Clean eating tips, dos and don’ts

Limit the intake of cereal products made of refined grains.    ...


Bullies and their victims

Q  How can bullying affect a child’s self esteem and integration in society? &n...


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...


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