Let’s return to traditional rice varieties

Have you ever tasted our traditional rice? Don’t you know that we owned more than 20...


Glossing over Orthopaedic Anomalies

An active lifestyle is part and parcel of healthy living. There is a certain group of dise...


Growth disorders in children

​Each one grows and matures differently. If your child doesn’t seem to be growing ...


Computer Vision Syndrome ruins your vision !

Computer eye strain has become a major job-related complain. The problems range from physi...


Is Social Media an Addiction or Illness ?

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World Autism Awareness Day When parents play the role of therapist

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Managing MetS to live healthy

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Food: Friend or foe ?

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Myth Buster

MYTH: You must take multivitamins daily . ...


Showing TB patients the road to recovery

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Anaemia An Erythrocyte’s Nemesis

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Taking a look at ‘active healthy ageing’

1/3 rd of the above 60 population has experienced a fall during older age. While falls are...


Miracle behind coconut oil

Coconut is one of the major plantation crops in our country. It is the favourite choice of...


Taking a close look at cirrhosis

Patients with a variety of medical disorders consult General (Internal) Physicians with va...


Getting up and moving on with life

Frequent falls are among the commonest medical complaints made by senior citizens. Not onl...


Eat confidently to prolong life

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On arthritis, osteoporosis, spondylitis and much more...

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Brace Yourself for Malocclusion Correction

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What you should know about COPD

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KNOW YOUR THYROID

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Be alert to excessive calcium levels in the brain!

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Healthy food choices that should be made

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Feeling ‘detached’ from your body?

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IVF: The miracle of conception - What, when and for whom?

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Dealing with dehydration in Children

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De-worming your child What you need to know

Worm infections are a common ailment, especially when bringing up children. But it can bec...


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