Let us stave off hypochondria

Apart from the many issues that we face today, one is that of excessive thinking. This manifests as hypochondria when it comes to health. Even young people discuss cholesterol and BMI (Body Mass...

Woman power rules

Women need emotional nourishment,” remarked Dr Partap Chauhan as he talked about the emotional health of women, especially in India. Along with Dr Mahima Bakshi, a fitness and beauty consultant, he...

The elixir of youth

An elixir of youth capable of at least reversing the ravages of aging, if not bestowing immortality, has always been one of the enduring dreams of humanity. Though immortality still remains beyond...

Hamdard’s immunity booster

For urban people, leading a life filled with environmental pollution and other toxins that endanger health is a modern day curse.  But a sound immune system is  the strongest bulwark against these...

Health without cruelty

I first met Nandita Shah 10 years ago when a mutual friend of ours, Titoo Ahluwalia had invited both of us to his beautiful farmhouse in Nandgaon, about two hours from Mumbai. Nandita’s passion for...