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Young girl looking at her smartphone in the dark | asthma risk

Asthma risk is higher among teens who sleep late

Teenagers who like to stay up late into the night have a greater predisposition to asthma and allergies, according to new research
Man with back pain

How to bend forward without hurting your back

A forward bend is one action that hurts many backs. Learn how to do it the right way
Old man with his walking stick / ageing gracefully

Beat these five problems that accompany ageing

As we age, we think that losing balance, memory loss, incontinence and other problems all come with the territory. But what if we told you that’s not true?

Grow old and grey, the healthy way

Gaurang Desai proposes a hexagonal framework to help individuals grow old gracefully
A fat man trying to loosen belt

Are you suffering from syndrome X?

Metabolic syndrome is the result of an unhealthy lifestyle and poor diet choices. But the good news is that it can be reversed
Tired business with lower back pain and sciatica

Are you suffering from sciatica? Try Yoga

Here are asanas that will help you find relief from the lower back and leg pain due to sciatica

Heart health: The news is not so heartening

According to AV Ganesh Kumar, a Mumbai-based cardiologist, you’re never too young to have a heart attack in India given our lifestyle, ethnicity and diet

Me, my mom and Alzheimer’s

A daughter discovers that her mom has Alzheimer’s

World Heart Day Special: Heart disease explained

Heart disease is unsettlingly prevalent in the world today. However, most of us are in the dark about the nature of cardiovascular disease, its causes and treatment. On the occasion of World Heart Day, an interventional cardiologist sheds light on some of the common doubts and questions on heart disease

Living with multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis receives plenty of media coverage and awareness in the developed world. Sadly, there is a lack of awareness about the disease in India, where its effects are just as devastating