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The Lord of great things

“Keep your pride aside, when you go to Dr VP Gangadharan, he is so simple and down to earth,” I was cautioned by my peers. He is a demigod for thousands of people who got cured of cancer under his treatment or are undergoing treatment. They hold him close to their hearts with extreme reverence. They

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Down Syndrome

Down syndrome is a genetic disorder, which causes lifelong intellectual disability and developmental delays in the affected.It is the most common chromosome abnormality in humans occurring in about one in 1000 babies. Dr Arun Oommen,Consultant Neurosurgeon, Lakeshore Hospital and Research Centre,

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Traditional Medicine

Cover Story Manikadai nool, a Sidha method of diagnosis

Manikadai nool is a traditional diagnosis method used in the Sidha medicine, with a Vedic origin. What makes Manikadai nool different is that unlike other diagnosis methods, patients themselves can diagnose their disease and know the progress

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Cover Story BORN IN A TEST TUBE My Own Child My Own Blood

Millions of couples across the world fail to conceive. Some seek medical help and undergo years of treatment, some resign to their fate, while some others adopt children, yet “my own child, in its full meaning, is my own child, my own blood.” To realise that dream they are ready to go to any

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Top Stories

Cover Story Sitting for early death

A new study conducted by researchers at University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre has found that employees who sit for long periods of time while doing work have a greater risk of early death

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Yoga & Meditation

Cover Story Relieving back pain

Back pain is caused due to stress and tension in the muscles that support the spine. Sedentary lifestyle, overuse or under use of the back and postural mistakes are unconscious triggers to the widespread problem of back pain. Regular exercise is a redeeming feature that brings relief to back pain

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Special Stories

Cover Story The soul never ‘dies’

Like the eternal secrets of birth and death, life after death also remains a mystery, which could not be unravelled yet. While some think it is the end of a journey, that is life, some others think it is not an end but the beginning of another journey. It is generally believed the soul is immortal

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Like a phoenix…

Laxmi, a victim of an acid attack in New Delhi nine years ago and now a standard-bearer for Stop Acid Attacks campaign, has been selected by the US for the prestigious International Women of the

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Sanrad’s new Open MRI model

Despite the great demand for high field strength 1.5T or 3T MRI units all over the world, the cost-effective permanent MRI is one of the viable investments for developing countries like India. An Open

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Weight Loss

Start a meal with a cup of soup and you may end up eating less. It doesn’t matter if the soup is chunky or pureed, as long as it’s broth- based.