Will Delhi's air replicate London's 'Great Smog'?

That Great Smog of 1952 killed an estimated 12,000 people and had long-term ill-effects on the health of the city's residents


Saturday, November 18, 2017

Why we are better at solving friends' problems than our own

Is this because we approach our friends' problems with clear-eyed objectivity, suggests new research.


Monday, October 30, 2017

Water births more comfortable, but awareness missing in India

Doctors suggest that couples can opt for water births which could be more relaxing, comfortable and less complex.

Somrita Ghosh

Monday, October 30, 2017

Botox: One drug for many diseases  

Botox, once considered an anti-aging drug, is now being used to treat a wide range of medical conditions such as muscle stiffness, migraines, depression.

Gunjan Sharma

Monday, October 16, 2017

How an HIV positive man rewrote his destiny

He restrained himself at his home, unable to see daylight for almost three years. But today, fighting what appeared to be insurmountable odds, K. Pradipkumar Singh overcame the social stigma and discrimination

Somrita Ghosh

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Maintain healthy weight to curb risk of cancer

Be warned -- for a few extra kilos today can multiply tomorrow, putting you at increased risk of many diseases, including cancer

Gokul Bhagabati

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Detox to get your body ready for the festive season!

Here are some tips to give your body a much needed detox post Navratri and get you ready to celebrate a healthy Diwali

Jyoti Sawant

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Can you reverse heart diseases?

Doctors say it is possible with dietary and lifestyle changes  

HP Correspondent

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Teenage peer groups are change agents in Tamil Nadu

The peer groups, whose members are children aged between 11 and 18, have done much work in areas like providing drinking water, improving sanitation and training children in soft skills, among others

Rupesh Dutta

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Genetic testing can predict eye cancer in children 

Retinoblastoma is one of the common cancers in children below 5 years of age. It constitutes 3 per cent of all the pediatric cancers globally

HP Correspondent

Monday, September 25, 2017

The Eman I knew...

My tryst with Eman began on January 29, 2017. 4,500 miles away, on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, in a distant suburb of the historical city of Alexandria lay a woma....

Lifestyle changes are key to preventing heart diseases: Dr Bhaba Nanda Das

Dr Bhaba Nanda Das, one of India's most famous cardiac surgeons, talks about why coronary artery disease is becoming so common in India, why a lot of young people are fall....

The world's smallest and cheapest ventilator can help millions of patients  

This pocket sized ventilator is as accurate as any high-end conventional ventilator and costs only Rs 15,000....

Vitamin D deficiency not associated with asthma

Lack of exposure to adequate sunlight has increased the incidence of Vitamin D deficiency among people. Vitamin D deficiency is associated  wit....

3rd Medical Expo 2017, Lucknow is North India’s only trade show for doctors, hospitals, health care centers and clinics. This expo will showcase the la...