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New-age Group Policies Offer Wider Health Cover

Nov 16, 2021 Abhishek Poddar

New-age group policies cover psychiatric treatments, chemotherapy, IVF, Ayurvedic treatments, Lasik and LGBTQ and live-in partner cover, among others.

'Kapil Dev' In ’83: How Rajiv Mehra Helped Ranveer Singh Achieve Fitness Goal Despite Knee Injury

Aug 26, 2021 Samarth Goyal

Rajeev Mehra, who trained Ranveer Singh for '83 has also trained Shahid Kapoor for his role in the upcoming film 'Jersey'.


Beware! These Monsoon Maladies Are Deadlier Than Covid-19

Every year, the onset of monsoons brings with itself a host of diseases. A little carelessness about the symptoms of some of them proves to be life-threatening.

Non-Communicable Neurological Disorders Doubled In India In Last Two Decades

Jul 14, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Ageing of the population is one of the main contributors to the rise in burden of non-communicable neurological disorders within the country, a Lancet report highlights.


For Asthma Sufferers, Non-Dairy Milk Is A Breath Of Fresh Air

Simple dietary changes can dramatically reduce asthma flare-ups and symptoms

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19 March, 2021

Pollution, Smoking And ‘Long Covid’...A Blow-by-Blow Account Of Drama That Could Play Out Inside Your Body

Anirban Mitra

You know by now that the coronavirus doesn’t merely attack your lungs. But how does the presence of a whole axis of co-morbidities amplify the dangers? Here’s the science.


10 March, 2021

Osteoporosis And Menopause: Causes, Warning Signs And Treatment Methods

Dr Astha Dayal

Women who are thin have a greater risk of developing osteoporosis compared to women who are heavier or have a larger body frame. This is because thinner women have less bone mass overall compared to women who are heavier


28 February, 2021

Amitabh Bachchan To Undergo Surgery, Hints At Undisclosed Medical Condition

Outlook Web Bureau

The 78-year-old actor gave an update to his fans and followers sharing about his medical condition in a 5-word blog


17 February, 2021

What Is Malnutrition? A Primer  

Vaibhav R. Mishra

It is a scourge that kills thousands of children in India each year and it is not just due to hunger 


13 February, 2021

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Chocolate +2 Recipes

Bipasha Das

Limited consumption of dark chocolate has multiple health benefits including a reduced risk of heart diseases and lowering of high blood pressure


11 February, 2021

7 Women, 6 Days And A Bike Rally To Promote Hygiene And Health

Poshan Desk

The ‘Love For Kids Bike Rally’ from Gurugram to Amravati has been organized by Reckitt Benckiser in association with Plan International (India Chapter)  


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07 February, 2021

Your Guide To Eating Right In 2021

Rhythm Kapoor

A proper balanced diet is the secret mantra to keep our extremely complex biological systems and senses functioning smoothly.


31 January, 2021

Civic Body In Maharashtra Decides To Prohibit Deliveries At Home

Outlook Web Bureau

It has been observed that many a times deliveries at home in slums and rural areas lead to death of the pregnant woman and the child, an official said


17 January, 2021

Planning At Local Level Can Accelerate Health Outcomes For Newborns

Dr Raju C Shah

It is estimated that reducing malnutrition could add about 3% to India's GDP as one in every three malnourished children in the world is Indian


01 January, 2021

India Ruled To Cap TFA In Fats, Oils At 2 Per Cent By 2022

Team Poshan

Consumption of trans fats is associated with increased risk of heart diseases.


10 December, 2020

Covid-19 And The Irreversible Marks Undernutrition Will Leave In Its Wake

Jef L Leroy and Marie Ruel

India’s Covid-19 mitigation efforts should be to prevent child undernutrition now rather than to treat it later.


09 December, 2020

Fats, FSSAI Experts, Or My Effective Diet: Who Won Health Race?

Satyendra Garg

After reading a book by nutrition experts, Satyendra Garg was quite surprised to see a contrasting combo between the book and his diet bringing effective results


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04 December, 2020

7 Diet And Other Tips For That Wedding Glow

Bipasha Das

Here are some tips to follow for staying healthy, happy and positive, despite of the cumbersome wedding planning


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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