'Newborns shouldn't be given formula immediately after birth'

Breastfeeding is definitely not an easy task, and it is even more challenging when mothers are working.

Yoga: Health at the cost of personal liberty?

While controversies regarding yoga are nothing new to our country and to the world as a whole, the arguments seemed to have reached a pinnacle this time due to several religious and spiritual implications of the decisions taken by the government.

World Environment Day: Water, food, energy and rising temperatures

The theme for this year’s WED is “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care". It tells us how the well-being of humanity, the environment, and the functioning of the economy, ultimately depend upon the responsible management of the planet’s natural resources.

'Smokers are three times more at risk of diabetes than non-smokers'

On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), which falls on May 31, Dr K Vijay Kumar, MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), Consultant Physician and Diabetologist, Multi-speciality hospitals, Bangalore, talked to Salome Phelamei of Zee Media Corp on why tobacco use is particularly bad for people with diabetes.

Mother's Day Special: Five common challenges new moms face!

While the sweet phase of motherhood has no boundaries, being a mom is hard and is even harder for first time mothers.

'Conjunctivitis, if left untreated, can cause sight threatening internal infections'

Conjunctivitis, or pink eye, is the most common eye problem that affects people of all age groups. It is also one of the most common eye infections in children.

'Physical exercise along with a proper diet can help maintain a healthy weight'

Dr Veena Aggarwal, Head, R&D and Technical Services, VLCC Health Care Ltd, talked to Salome Phelamei of Zee Media Corp, on how eating better, being more physically active can help a person avoid being overweight and to stay healthy.

‘Apples fight diseases, may help you lose weight’

In an exclusive interview with Salome Phelamei of Zee Media Corp, Naini Setalvad, Nutrionist, Obesity and Lifestyle Disease Consultant, talks about the various health benefits of apples and how eating an apple a day could keep the doctor away.

Swine flu in India: Children should avoid over crowded places, expert suggests

In an exclusive interview, Dr Sanjay Mehta, MBBS, MD (Paed.), Kalawati Saran Children’s Hospital, Delhi, spoke to Salome Phelamei of Zee Media Corp, about why children are at high risk of H1N1 virus, swine flu treatment and how parents can protect their child from the deadly disease.

Liver transplant: Overall success rate is more than 94%, says expert

In an email interview with Salome Phelamei of Zee Media, Dr Suresh Singhvi, MBBS, MS, DNB, FRCS (Glasgow), FRCS (Intercollegiate, UK), CCST (UK), discussed in-depth about liver disease, transplantation, cost of treatment, preventions and many more.

The Christmas Story: Away in a Manger

While there are many reasons why I love Christmas, the first and foremost reason is, it reminds me of the unconditional grace and love of Christ upon you and me.

The Christmas Story: Away in a Manger
The Christmas Story: Away in a Manger

While there are many reasons why I love Christmas, the first and foremost reason is it reminds me of the unconditional grace and love of Christ upon you and me.

`Pneumonia is the single largest cause of death in children in India`

On the occasion of World Pneumonia Day, which is celebrated every year on November 12, Salome Phelamei of Zee Media talked to Dr Sanjay Mehta, MBBS, MD (Paed.), about the extremely dangerous disease and how it can be prevented in children.

Stop treating Northeast people as aliens!

The recent spree of racial attacks on the people of Northeastern states in some parts of the country, particularly Delhi, have left me in a state of shock and grief. What infuriated me so much is that we are being forced to live in fear even in our own country.

Mars Orbiter Mission: India's giant leap in space!

History has been created today. India's first inter-planetary mission - 'Mars Orbiter Mission' (MOM) or Mangalyaan has been successfully placed into the Martian orbit and that too in the very first attempt.

Time to listen to the `Iron Lady of Manipur`, Irom Sharmila!

I wonder how many of us would need to relinquish our lives like Irom, who sacrificed herself selflessly for her people, her region.

World Environment Day: Climate change and Small Islands

Our Mother Earth - we owe it for our life, existence and much more. We need to preserve it not just for ourselves, but for our future generations as well.

Mothers` Day Special: Top health care tips for moms!

Here are a few health care tips that mothers can follow to keep themselves fit and healthy.

World Health Day: Fight against vector-borne disease

On the occasion of World Health Day, April 7, 2014, the World Health Organisation (WHO) is highlighting the serious and increasing threat of vector-borne diseases (VBDs), with the slogan “Small bite, big threat”.

Top 10 tips to help you shed that Holiday Season weight!

When the fiesta madness is finally over, it’s time to get back to leading a healthy lifestyle and undo all that festival damage done to your body.