April 4, 2013
Apart from a broken jaw, the 20-year-old lost her hearing, had her spinal cord fractured, sustained burns and suffered nerve damage to her right hand, besides slipping into depression
February 23, 2013
When severe hair fall does not respond to the usual home remedies, seek medical advice.
February 5, 2013
Usha Prasad overcame disability from a stroke to organise over 650 talks consistently every Friday for senior citizens of Malleswaram
January 3, 2013
Imagine yourself floating weightlessly in a void, rocking gently as wave after wave of comfort washes over you, bringing with it an inner calm. Physical bliss is followed by emotional liberation. Welcome to Watsu, a profoundly relaxing aquatic therapy that combines gentle stretching movements with acupressure (shiastu), while the receiver floats in a warm pool
November 29, 2012
In the process of understanding the autistic world of their son, Akila Vaidyanathan and Sriram Narayan have taken other parents, teachers and autistic children on their journey of discovery. Esther Elias reports »
September 29, 2012
A couple of years ago, two hospitals in Coimbatore held some events for persons who underwent knee joint replacement. One of the hospitals held a walkathon and even a 50 metre sprint for these per...
August 27, 2012
People who are plagued during the day with traumatic memories and nightmares at night could suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to Ulrich Frommberger from the German Association...
August 6, 2012
The four important factors that contribute to back and neck pain are poor posture, lack of exercise, physical trauma (shock) and mental stress.
July 16, 2012
They may look hideous and induce a wave of nausea. But the fact remains that they enhance the natural process of wound healing in humans. Their saliva has an enzyme - Hirudin, which is cons...
July 5, 2012
A few children were curious, a few others apprehensive. Some sat secure, and some were cautious. One or two waved and upped their thumbs at friends sitting in the gallery, while many others just e...
March 18, 2013
Stem cell therapy has been found useful in over 60 per cent of the patients due for liver transplant, as per a paper submitted by doctors at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi recently. Not only is t...
February 7, 2013
This year’s Padma Shri recipient Dr. C. Venkat S. Ram gets candid and gives his expert views on the silent killer »
January 23, 2013
Innovative device to monitor cancer patients’ respiration during radiation therapy
December 19, 2012
Music therapist Ayala Gerber Snapir from Israel says that pent up emotions and psychological suppressions can be cured by music
November 2, 2012
Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday announced the creation of a corpus fund with an initial sum of Rs. 10 crore to provide post-transplant immunosuppressant therapy to those who undergo liver an...
September 5, 2012
Free screening at Father Muller hospital for a month.
August 6, 2012
Besides aerobics, muscle toning, exercises, body-building and weight-lifting, the place would also offer a luxury bath (hydro therapy). »
July 19, 2012
Researchers have created a collection of “bryologs” — derived from a tiny marine organism, that been shown to activate latent HIV reservoirs with equal or greater potency than the original substan...
July 7, 2012
How Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy can change our perception of health.
June 9, 2012
Pelvic floor dysfunction can impact a woman's physical and mental health. But there's no need to suffer in silence. »