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By Swagata Yadavar
The fifth largest killer in the country, air pollution-related diseases have been claiming 6.2 lakh lives every year. From asthma to bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, it is the children and the elderly who are the worst-hit
Red alert   
From donning face masks to installing air filters at home, the people of China are struggling to keep the smog away
Wired to good health   05 April, 2014
The last Subhash Kumar, 32, slept soundly was 10 years ago. He had almost accepted that the fatigue and drowsiness were normal, just like the snoring that interrupted his sleep.But a trip to treat a seemingly unrelated issue changed everything. Kumar’s sleep apnoea was diagnosed when he went to see his ENT specialist for a prolonged ear infection. For the narrowed nasal passage, the doctor...
4,000 @ risk today   03 March, 2014
That is the number of Indians who will get hit today. Once considered an old man's disease, stroke is increasing among the young and middle-aged. Here are seven things you should know about stroke
Hope, in doses   03 March, 2014
They say that lights of this laboratory have never been switched off in the last 22 years¯since the time the institute decided to work on finding a cheaper alternative to tPA (Tissue Plasminogen Activator). A single shot of this exorbitantly expensive drug can save lives of patients of an ischemic attack. The pungent smell of acetic acid fills the lab on the first floor of the Institute of...
THE CHOICE IS YOURS, REALLY?   01 February, 2014
DELIVERANCE!   04 January, 2014
Decoding happiness   16 December, 2013
Room with a brilliant view   04 November, 2013
Its a blessing as well as a curse   05 November, 2013
Kilo by kilo, the healthy way   23 October, 2013
Vision on Board   07 October, 2013
High on life   23 September, 2013
Helper cells   23 September, 2013
As befits you   10 September, 2013
Gym of an idea   10 September, 2013
Mind your Language   26 August, 2013
Speech babble   26 August, 2013
HEART OF THE MATTER   05 August, 2013
Kindest cuts   05 August, 2013
Beating the viral load   23 July, 2013
Asimov effect   10 July, 2013
The Ten Commandments   11 June, 2013
Ready, steady, ACCELERATE   28 May, 2013
My Best Friend   07 May, 2013
The unbearable thinness of being   23 April, 2013
How good is your heart, doc?   12 March, 2013
In the OPD, in the ICU...   12 March, 2013
Stress and motivation   12 March, 2013
Touch me not   12 February, 2013
Be aware, be equipped   12 February, 2013
Accurate diagnosis is crucial   12 February, 2013
My little pumpkin secret   12 February, 2013
On the road to re-discovery   24 January, 2013
Sleep, stress, sex   24 January, 2013
Be thankful   24 January, 2013
Nurture your body and soul   24 January, 2013
Get fit, go!   09 January, 2013
A hearty change   09 January, 2013
HIITing the zone   09 January, 2013
Superfood scoop   09 January, 2013
Short, sharp shock   09 January, 2013
Boiling down to chemistry   12 December, 2012
Hormones make the world go round   12 December, 2012
I vs I   12 December, 2012
Born this way   12 December, 2012
Come, indulge   30 October, 2012
Ailing Superwoman   08 October, 2012
When the heart breaks...   19 September, 2012
Pressure point   19 September, 2012
Not a lady's friend   19 September, 2012
Watch and ward off   19 September, 2012
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