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Hoping for a life beyond the brothel

Tricked into prostitution, this young woman's life is a story of grit and hope  

HP Correspondent

Monday, May 21, 2018

Fat chemistry: the science behind obesity

Why you gain, lose -- and gain weight again

Dr Aparna Govil Bhasker

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

A question of life or 'good death' for the terminally ill 

A recent  Supreme Court judgment has revived the debate about foregoing treatment in favour of a dignified death for the terminally ill 

Gunjan Sharma

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Childhood obesity: an invisible epidemic

With 19.3 per cent of Indian children being overweight and obese, we are already staring into an epidemic of childhood obesity

Dr Aparna Govil Bhasker

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

How abusive marriage or relationship takes a toll on a woman's mental health

Researches have proved that domestic violence results in many psychological, biological, neurological, behavioural, and physiological changes in women

Gunjan Sharma

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Obesity: the new emperor of all maladies

Starting today, we are launching a new series on obesity by well-known bariatric surgeon Dr Aparna Govil Bhaskar. The first part deals with the common perceptions about obesity and its non-disease nature

Dr Aparna Govil Bhaskar

Monday, April 9, 2018

Hand transplant, a handful of hope! 

How hand transplant changed the life of a person who lost both his hands in a harrowing crime

HP Correspondent

Monday, April 9, 2018

Sanitary pads need to be made biodegradable

Every used sanitary napkin carries two grams of non-biodegradable plastic. So the amount of non-biodegradable plastic accumulated every month is very high

Somrita Ghosh

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Like it or not, Facebook is a mirror of your mind!

What your 'likes' on Facebook reveal about you -- and why you need to be careful about what you post

Gunjan Sharma

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Kidney Transplant: A New Lease on Life

Renal  transplantation has become the treatment of choice for most patients with end-stage renal disease

HP Correspondent

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

My fight with cancer strengthened my belief in humanity, in relations beyond blood

In the 21st century when people live such materialistic lives and machines have taken over most of the manual work, there are things which are still in the hands of humans....

Lassa fever is similar to Ebola and can spread human-to-human: Atanu Basu

Prof Atanu Basu, a noted virologist, talks about Lassa fever, which is emerging as next health challenge in Africa after Ebola, its symptoms and if India is at risk.....

This robot-assisted digital 360 degree breast thermography device may help detect breast cancer at an early stage

The new device might address all three inhibitions a woman generally have while going for a regular breast cancer screening....

Diabetes, heart disease and stroke may co-occur

Researchers say that diabetes, heart disease, and stroke may progress from one to another sequentially through the life course. That means there is ....

The event will bring together individuals, public, private and civil society members who have been involved in the design and implementation of health care i...