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The steps to remain hale and hearty

'Health & Lifestyle' is a weekly column on how lifestyles impact on health and wellness. »

Iodine can help to keep developmental disorders at bay

'Health & Lifestyle' is a weekly column on how lifestyles impact on health and wellness. »

Survey shows alarming levels of obesity among Indian children

'Health & Lifestyle' is a weekly column on how lifestyles impact on health and wellness. »

Pulse Rate: Being woman, being young, being healthy

Once upon a time, prevention was said to be better than cure. Today, prevention is the cure »

Honoured for his humanitarian deed

Riaz talks to students about helping people in need. »

Slew of proposals on muscular dystrophy

Speakers at a seminar on muscular dystrophy have presented to the State government a slew of proposals to improve treatment and care of...»

Low pressure area may turn into depression

Schools, colleges in city to remain closed today »

Vellore CMC seeks review of Binayak case

About 360 doctors, staff and students of Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore have signed a memorandum demanding a review of the l...»

Compulsory implementation of ban on child labour sought

Ten-year-old Esther took up a job as a domestic help two years ago to help her ailing mother. But little did she know that she would...»

Hello, 2011

What would be your one wish for our city in 2011? MetroPlus asks 11 thinkers, movers and shakers in Chennai what they would change about the »

New immunisation outreach programme

Following charges of a drop in immunisation coverage and delayed immunisation, the government has decided to introduce an outreach progra...»

ChildLine to be extended to nine more districts

All new centres expected to be functional by March 2011 »

Awards for federations, SHGs

Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Friday presented the Manimekalai awards to five panchayat-level federations (PLFs) and 10 self-help...»

Patient support group for GI problems in Chennai

Tamil Nadu’s Department of Health and Family Welfare has announced the formation of a Gastro Intestinal Patient Support Group c...»

ICH s cardiology department to get Rs. 25 crore-upgrade

The State government has sanctioned Rs. 25 crore to upgrade facilities at the cardiothoracic surgery and cardiology department of the Go...»

Diarrhoea continues to stalk city, 27 new cases

A total of 27 cases of diarrhoea, including 26 at the Communicable Diseases Hospital (CDH) in Tondiarpet, were reported to the Chennai C...»

As diarrhoea rages, public anger boils over

A group of residents, along with activists of a few organisations, staged a demonstration on the premises of Ripon Buildings on Friday d...»

Hepatitis awareness exhibition at GH

An exhibition showcasing liver samples at different stages of degeneration was organised by the department of Hepatology at the Rajiv Ga...»

Counselling services at Let’s Talk

Chromepet-based Let’s Talk offers counselling services focusing on psycho-social and emotional health of children and adolescent boys an...»

Isha Yoga programme in East Tambaram

Isha Foundation would be offering a week-long programme in East Tambaram from Wednesday. The Inner Engineering programme would feature g...»

Hepatitis screening for transgenders

On Saturday, Government Stanley Hospital marked World Hepatitis Day by launching a screening programme for transgenders, whose community...»

Cholera scare spreads to north Chennai

13 persons admitted to CDH with symptoms of vomiting, diarrhoea; 47 others being treated »

Counselling for paramedical courses begins

Single window counselling for paramedical courses in the State began at the King Institute of Preventive Medicine and Research, Guind...»

King Institute looking to revive anti-snake venom serum production

In an attempt to revive its anti-snake venom serum production, the King Institute of Preventive Medicine and Research, Guindy, is making...»

Pet pals

Manfrotto had his hind leg amputated when he was a kitten. Does that make him a liability? Quite the contrary. He’s one of our prec...»

Caveat Emptor — A step forward

When handed faulty products, consumers must fight till manufacturers are brought to book »

3-month-old girl dead hours after vaccination in Chennai

A three-month-old baby girl died on Wednesday, hours after she was administered a dose of pentavalent vaccine at a Chennai Corporation h...»

PULSE RATE: Managing a patient from the ride in

Acute heart attacks are challenging clinical conditions, but if treated promptly the results are gratifying, say cardiologists. »

Mosquito Research and Control Centre planned

The Chennai Corporation is planning to establish a Mosquito Research and Control Centre.The proposed facility would generate scie...»

TN Cabinet to review rain situation on Dec 7

The Tamil Nadu government has deputed top officials to tour districts of the State affected by rains which has claimed over 120 lives...»

Lifetime Achiever Award

Lions Clubs International District 324-A6 and Lions Club of Chitlapakkam has conferred the Lifetime Achiever Award to social worker and...»

ClinicalKey, online clinical Engine launched

Elsevier, which provides medical content and solutions, has launched ClinicalKey, the next generation of online clinical information re...»

Shop for sugar free foods

The Sugar Free Foods shop in Nanganallur, Tambaram and Ashok Nagar offers a wide variety of diabetic foods ranging from diabetic atta, s...»

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The fire soon engulfed the first floor housing the office of the Chennai main branch, a government accounts section and a cash point. Photo: K. Pichumani

Fire breaks out in SBI main branch building

A major fire broke out in the Indo-Saracenic structure housing the State Bank of India’s main branch on Rajaji Salai here on Saturday. »