Stress an inherent part of life, but it does not last forever: Dr Samir Parikh

Every human being experiences stress at some or the other point of time in life. Thanks to our tiring jobs, faulty eating habits, pollution and, most of all, our lethargy, which adds to the cause of stress.

`Diabetes and hypertension constitute 50% of causes behind kidney diseases`

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a rising health problem these days. To emphasise on ways to protect kidneys, the World Kidney Day is being observed on Thursday with the theme 'Kidney Health For All'.

Swine influenza: Natural ways to boost your immune system

Swine flu has claimed the lives of 43 more people taking the toll in the country to 1,158 at present, ringing alarm bells against the deadly virus.

`Follow a dietary pattern that fits your lifestyle, appetite and physical activity`

Are you a working woman? Then you must be spending most of your time handling work, family, kids, travelling, meeting deadlines and what not. The nutritional requirements of women are different from men, so eating well is very important to avoid illnesses.

New Year Resolutions 2015: A beginning without promises

2015 is just a stone's throw away! And each one of us must be lost in concocting the perfect beginning for 2015. 

`Daily physical activity for at least 30 minutes can reduce diabetes risk`

According to a study conducted by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), the number of Indians suffering from this disease is expected to cross 100 million mark by 2030.

Winter hair care: Natural oils and remedies to reduce hairfall problem

It is true that losing hair is really heart breaking and the sight of seeing yourself going bald during your heydays is really a nightmare.

`It is a myth that a woman diagnosed with breast cancer will have a family history of the disease`

As per statistics, as many as 1.6 million cases are reported annually. In rural India, 1 in 60 women is likely to develop breast cancer during her lifetime, whereas in cities 1 in every 28 women is likely to suffer from the disease.

Welcome to the 'jungle' of modern life!

A shrill scream welcomed me in the morning as I entered the ladies compartment of the Delhi metro. Unknowingly I had stepped onto someone's foot, and the nasty look which I received from the 'victim' convinced me I had committed a grave crime.

What’s the problem with Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Chennai Express’?

Risk taking is an essential part of any business, including the business of cinema. Then why criticise SRK for `Chennai Express`?

World No Tobacco Day: Want to quit smoking? Here`s how

Only you can help yourself. And if not, the choice is yours: either feed your lungs with healthy air or dissolve like smoke in thin air!

Food crisis: A disaster in waiting?

With the world`s population expected to grow from around seven billion today to more than nine billion in 2050 – an increase of nearly one-third – there will certainly be a lot more stomachs to fill.

Delhi gang-rape: Where was the ‘Indian’?

How can we show such apathy towards our fellow countrymen?

Doha Climate Summit

Thousands of climate experts, government negotiators and activists will gather in Qatar for the global climate meet.

Is ‘Bandh’ the right tool to protest?

Is the common man getting any respite after a 'Bandh'?

India`s open-toilet crisis

Why does India defecate in open?

No cartoons please!

Do you laugh when you see cartoons?

Sachin on sticky wicket - Rajya Sabha!

Why do we have to criticise Sachin everytime?

‘Kingfisher Airlines hurt by Vijay Mallya’s over enthusiasm’

Aviation expert Harsh Vardhan tells how Kingfisher turned into a loss making venture.