Opinion
Diabetes can be managed. Here is how 

Lack of awareness about diabetes and its complications, delayed diagnosis, myths surrounding diabetes management and dependence on quacks for treatment makes diabetes detection and management difficult

    2017/11/14
Diabetes can damage  your teeth and gums  

People who have diabetes know that this disease can damage eyes, nerves, kidneys and heart. What they don't know is that diabetes can also affect their oral health. It can lead to pain and infection in teeth and gums.

    2017/11/14
Understanding the difference between heart failure and heart attack is necessary

While a heart attack is a sudden and unexpected event resulting from blockage in the arteries supplying blood to the heart muscles, heart failure is a chronic condition in which the heart can't pump enough blood to meet the body's needs

    2017/09/28
It is possible to address the micro-data gap in healthcare delivery with creativity and diligence 

There are no processes in place for using data as a problem-solving aid in rural health delivery. The good news is that it can be addressed with some creativity, more diligence and lots of luck.

    2017/09/28
India needs to holistically tackle child malnutrition

It is shocking that despite losing precious segments of its population each year, discussions around its causes in the mainstream media are virtually non-existent.

    2017/09/08
The Blue Whale Challenge and how the Internet is affecting our state of mind

We must not lose sight of the far larger issue of teenage suicides in our country in the midst of the Blue Whale melodrama

    2017/08/10
Hospitals have no business making profits on medicines

Like cardiac stents, the prices of medicines, non-coronary stents, implants used in orthopedics, eyes, ears, pacemakers and all consumables such as syringes should be capped

    2017/07/21
Wellness at workplace- Sit/stand is the way forward

Switching between seated and standing postures throughout the day is not only good for energy and productivity, but for overall health

    2017/07/10
It's time to make organ transplants free from unreasonable restrictions

The responsibility of the state should therefore be an endeavour to cut out the middlemen rather than discourage donations.

    2017/06/17
Can GST create a win-win situation for all healthcare stakeholders?

Rajiv Nath, forum coordinator, Association of Indian Medical Device Industry, on how GST may impact the cost of healthcare in India

    2017/05/31
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...