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Bolt from the blue
By Dr Dinesh Arab
It was the day before Thanksgiving and I had plenty to be thankful about. I was living the American dream. From a small town south of Mysore to the universities of America, I had been given the opportunity to learn from and be part of some  of America’s brightest medical minds. I had finished the rigours of residency and two fellowships followed by a stint, teaching in university, and...
WIRED FOR EMPATHY   13 November, 2014
What makes people compassionate? Research shows that compassion is an innate ability. And it has benefits, too. Apart from the feel-good factor, it improves a person's overall well-being
Yes, we care.   01 November, 2014
Doctor at a click, home delivery of medical help, world-class treatment for the poor... Meet some game changers whose initiatives have made health care more accessible
Voices from inside   29 September, 2014
We are in a small, sparsely-lit room. In 14-year-old Muhammad Ali’s mind, we are in a courtroom. Gatso, the defendant, has committed a crime. Judge Sarbani wants to know the details of the case. “He broke the law,” says law enforcer and upholder of justice, Muhammad. “How did he break the law?” asks Judge Sarbani. Muhammad is silent. “Gatso,” says Judge...
Fair chance   06 September, 2014
When Anandibai Joshi returned to India from the United States in 1886, she became the first Indian woman to earn a degree in western medicine. Undeterred by the vociferous opposition from the orthodox Hindu society she belonged to, Joshi went all alone to study in Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania. Her husband stood by her. On her return, she was given a hero’s welcome and...
ON YOUR MARKS!   16 August, 2014
Clear the junk   04 August, 2014
DOES ANYONE CARE?   21 July, 2014
Me,mind-bender   07 July, 2014
The disorder that made us humans   07 July, 2014
DOWN AND OUT... STANDING!   16 June, 2014
DOUBLE DILEMMA   20 May, 2014
Against the grain   20 May, 2014
50 yoga life-changers   06 May, 2014
Corporate yoga   06 May, 2014
Kundalini Yoga   06 May, 2014
Pregnancy yoga   06 May, 2014
Yoga for mind   06 May, 2014
Ashtanga Yoga   06 May, 2014
Choke-a-block   14 April, 2014
Red alert   14 April, 2014
Wired to good health   05 April, 2014
4,000 @ risk today   03 March, 2014
Hope, in doses   03 March, 2014
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
PUT YOUR BEST FOOT FORWARD   23 January, 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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