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World Alzheimer’s Day: Women Tend To Be Affected By Alzheimer’s More Than Men

Sep 21, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

Memories accumulated during our lifetime are meant to be cherished, not taken away by Alzheimer’s disease.

Inside Kerala’s Pazhur Village – Where Nipah Broke Out And Was Contained

Sep 18, 2021 Thufail PT

A discipline earned while tackling Covid-19 may have saved Kerala from a wide outbreak of Nipah. Despite thin resources, the state health machinery kicked in to put checks in place. The outbreak, most probably spiraled out of bat-bitten Rambutan fruits.


UK Tests Revolutionary 'Quick And Simple' Blood Test For Detecting Early Stage Cancers

The Galleri™ test, pioneered by healthcare company GRAIL is a revolutionary step towards diagnosing cancer. Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) on Monday launched the world’s largest trial of the revolutionary new test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms appear.

India Records 27,254 Covid-19 Cases, 219 Deaths

Sep 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The count of daily new cases has remained below 50,000 for 78 consecutive days now, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.


After UP’s Population Control Bill, Rajasthan Health Minister Bats For ‘Hum Do, Humare Ek’ Policy

The balance of nature is continuously deteriorating due to the increasing population, says the Minister.

15 July, 2021

Zika Virus Outbreak: Five More People Test Positive In Kerala

Outlook Web Bureau

A cluster of Zika virus disease has been identified within a 3 kilometre radius in the state’s capital city, Thiruvananthapuram.


09 July, 2021

Zika Outbreak: Kerala On Alert After 13 More Virus Cases Confirmed

Outlook Web Bureau

The Centre has rushed a team of experts to the state to monitor the situation.


07 July, 2021

Building Immunity With Four Letters: Z, A, C, D

Dr C K Ponde

When it comes to Covid-19, immunity plays a very important role in preparing the body against various complications that the virus might cause.


06 July, 2021

Human, Animal, Environment: One Health For All

Bharati Ramachandran

Human, animal, and environmental health needs to be addressed as a whole – and not in silos.


03 July, 2021

How Covid-19 Has Affected Breast Cancer Screening

Dr Vikas Goswami

Late detection and hesitancy due to the pandemic are adding to the menace


01 July, 2021

Doctor Recounts Challenges Faced During Second Wave Of Covid-19

Dr. Sunil Jain

We have to be stronger to fight against this Pandemic with whatever resource we have.


29 June, 2021

Deep Vein Thrombosis A Silent Killer In Pandemic: Early Diagnosis,Treatment Key

Dr Tarun Grover

Exposure to Deep Vein Thrombosis that causes blood clots can be life-threatening. Early diagnosis and treatment of DVT is critical, especially in Covid-19 patients.


27 June, 2021

Delta Plus Variant Of Coronavirus Has More Affinity For Lung Tissues: NTAGI Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

Dr N K Arora, however, says that it does not mean that it will cause severe disease or is more transmissible.


23 June, 2021

India Reports 50,848 New Cases In 24 Hours

Outlook Web Bureau

Active Covid-19 cases in the country has declined to 6,43,194


20 June, 2021

Former Kerala Health Minister Shailaja Teacher Bags Prestigious European Award

Outlook Web Bureau

"Shailaja Teacher's example will inspire young women" to enter public service and Kerala's record in containing the epidemic gives hope to nations in the developing world, said President and Rector of CEU, Michael Ignatieff.


19 June, 2021

Rising Bar for Resilience to Calamities: How New Zealand, Singapore, S Korea And Kerala Stand Out

Vinod Thomas and Chitranjali Tiwari

A common denominator in disaster readiness is the priority accorded to health and education investments, with which is also associated a good degree of people’s trust and citizen participation in institutions.


16 June, 2021

Is Kim Jong Un Healthy? The North Korean Leader’s Thinner Physique Triggers Speculations

Associated Press (AP)

Kim's health matters in Seoul, Washington and other world capitals because he hasn't publicly anointed a successor who would control an advancing nuclear program targeting the US and its allies — if he is incapacitated.


10 June, 2021

Milk, Leading Cause Of Diabetes

Dr Nandita Shah

Indians consume some form of dairy with almost every meal these days. And India has the second largest number of diabetics in the world! There is a connection.


Photo Gallery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during an inauguration of the National Institute of Biotic Stress Management in Raipur, via video conferencing in New Delhi.

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A silhouette of men seen as clouds gather in the sky over the city, in Gurugram

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Laborers wash Water Chestnuts after extracting them from a pond at a village in Ajmer.

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Beneficiaries wait in queues to receive COVID-19 vaccine dose, at Government Polyclinic vaccination centre, in Gurugram.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates National Institute of Biotic Stress Management in Raipur, via video conferencing in New Delhi.

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Caste Your Vote: Why A Caste Census Could Radically Change India’s Political Map

Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?

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A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

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Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

Amandeep Sandhu
Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu