Articles by Health- Medicine- Fitness

Are Samosas Chasing You?

'Samosas and other snacks will always follow you. The only way to stop indulging in them is to understand how foods cooked in polyunsaturated vegetable oils --sometimes with dangerous trans fats-- can have deadly consequences on your health..'

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COVID-19 Good Samaritans: When RV Ramanan's Free Dialysis Shuttle Was Godsend

From a bi-weekly schedule for his uncle, Ramanan has now been ferrying patients for emergency treatment, six days a week

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Long Hours, Low Salaries, No Social Recognition -- Plight Of Paramedics During Corona Times

Paramedics are the first to respond to COVID-19 patients but they are largely a neglected lot, even working under questionable conditions

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A Force Unto Themselves, Why Malayalis Are Synonymous With Nursing

Kerala received Rs 85,092 crore as remittances (March 2018), accounting for 35 per cent of the state's GDP. The nursing brigade has changed the Kerala's society and economy

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Opinion | Why Do We Value Doctors More Than Nurses? How About An App For Sisters?

Most women who do well in nursing could probably have become doctors too. If nurses were paid on a par with doctors, then for sure we would learn their names, writes journalist and author Nisha Susan

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Life Of A Nurse: Privilege Of Holding A Dying Person’s Hand Or That Of A Newborn Is A Blessing

Sarojini Telly serves as a nursing officer in Neil islands in the Andamans. She narrates some mind-boggling true life incidents that highlight why nurses are a gift to the mankind

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The Sisters We Forgot: Nurses Risk Their Lives To Save Ours, But Are We Grateful To Them?

In India, the public perception about nurses is still one of those who merely carry out instructions of doctors. During COVID-19 times, they are being hailed as angels, but only just

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Testing Times: Lessons From Madhya Pradesh That States Must Avoid In Battle Against COVID-19

Holes in MP’s hazmat suit are showing—a CM without a health minister fights a pandemic; private hospitals are getting to treat more coronavirus patients than AIIMS, Bhopal

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Meet The Corona Warriors: Indra Gupta, The Sarkari Doctor Aspiring To Keep Jaipur In The Pink Of Health

Indra Gupta is the deputy chief medical and health officer of Jaipur district. And she is leading a dedicated team working round-the-clock in battling the spread of coronavirus ever since Italian tourists proved positive

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Meet The Corona Warriors: Muzaffer Ahmad, The Budgam Doctor Who Steadfastly 'Captures' COVID-19 Victims

Muzaffer Ahmad, an epidemiologist, has been tirelessly locating people who have come from China, Iran, and now Saudi Arabia, for the past two months. He visits every village, ferrets out people who have returned from the affected countries and asks them to go into isolation.

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