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By Swagata Yadavar
Predictive gene tests help understand your disease risk and make lifestyle changes accordingly. But be sure you are prepared to handle the information
After Im cured...Before I die...   23 March, 2015
These are the wishes of cancer patients at various stages of their lives. More than a million new cancer cases are diagnosed every year in the country. With most of these in the late stages when the disease is incurable, is the health care system equipped to ease their pain? Do the doctors know what their terminally-ill patients want? Do they care to infuse life into their last days?
From distress to DE-STRESS   07 March, 2015
Stress has caught them young. Academic burden, relationship conflicts and peer pressure apart, parents are equally at fault. It is time to give them their childhood back
CAT ON THE PROWL   16 February, 2015
A designer drug, mephedrone has children as young as 14 in its grip. Half the world has already banned the drug; it is time India did the same
Bench press babes   02 February, 2015
Delhi-based Vatika Grover, 24, used to be a well-settled investment banker. The fitness enthusiasts day was a mix—morning began with a heavy workout in the gym and evenings included snacking on samosas. One day, she saw an ad for a body-building competition for women and her life took an adventurous turn. “Am I fit enough to participate?” she asked her trainer. “My trainer...
Taming the crab.   05 January, 2015
Bolt from the blue   15 December, 2014
WIRED FOR EMPATHY   13 November, 2014
Yes, we care.   01 November, 2014
Voices from inside   29 September, 2014
Fair chance   06 September, 2014
ON YOUR MARKS!   16 August, 2014
Clear the junk   04 August, 2014
DOES ANYONE CARE?   21 July, 2014
Me,mind-bender   07 July, 2014
The disorder that made us humans   07 July, 2014
DOWN AND OUT... STANDING!   16 June, 2014
DOUBLE DILEMMA   20 May, 2014
Against the grain   20 May, 2014
50 yoga life-changers   06 May, 2014
Corporate yoga   06 May, 2014
Kundalini Yoga   06 May, 2014
Pregnancy yoga   06 May, 2014
Yoga for mind   06 May, 2014
Ashtanga Yoga   06 May, 2014
Choke-a-block   14 April, 2014
Red alert   14 April, 2014
Wired to good health   05 April, 2014
4,000 @ risk today   03 March, 2014
Hope, in doses   03 March, 2014
THE CHOICE IS YOURS, REALLY?   01 February, 2014
DELIVERANCE!   04 January, 2014
Decoding happiness   16 December, 2013
Room with a brilliant view   04 November, 2013
Its a blessing as well as a curse   05 November, 2013
Kilo by kilo, the healthy way   23 October, 2013
Vision on Board   07 October, 2013
High on life   23 September, 2013
Helper cells   23 September, 2013
As befits you   10 September, 2013
Gym of an idea   10 September, 2013
Mind your Language   26 August, 2013
Speech babble   26 August, 2013
HEART OF THE MATTER   05 August, 2013
Kindest cuts   05 August, 2013
Beating the viral load   23 July, 2013
Asimov effect   10 July, 2013
The Ten Commandments   11 June, 2013
Ready, steady, ACCELERATE   28 May, 2013
My Best Friend   07 May, 2013
The unbearable thinness of being   23 April, 2013
How good is your heart, doc?   12 March, 2013
In the OPD, in the ICU...   12 March, 2013
Stress and motivation   12 March, 2013
Touch me not   12 February, 2013
Be aware, be equipped   12 February, 2013
Accurate diagnosis is crucial   12 February, 2013
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