Winter: Follow these easy steps to ensure your eyes stay safe and healthy

Whether you’re hitting the slopes, heading to work or just cozying up by the fire, be aware of your surroundings. It’s easy to take good vision for granted when you should really be taking precautions. So, experts list out few ways to combat the effects of cold weather and dry air on your eyes

Winter: Follow these easy steps to ensure your eyes stay safe and healthyAs the heart of winter draws nearer and nearer we often start to realise our eyes are not quite coping as well as they usually do.  Know how to keep those peepers in tip-top condition throughout winter. We typically worry about staying warm during the winter months, and think less about protecting our eyes said experts. […]

Dos and don’ts for a safe Holi

While celebrating this colourful festival, we must take utmost precautions as colours can cause a great deal of harm to organs, like eyes and skin

Dos and don’ts for a safe HoliWe all are gearing up for the biggest festival of colours, Holi. But, while celebrating this colourful festival, we must take utmost precautions as colours can cause a great deal of harm to organs, like eyes and skin. When we play Holi, we splash colours and throw balloons. While doing so we tend to forget […]

Keep these things in mind if you’re running the Mumbai Marathon despite a heart surgery

Dr Nilesh Gautam of Asian Heart Institute says it’s a myth that one cannot run a marathon post a heart surgery. Gives a checklist for those running marathon despite a bypass and who should avoid the race

Keep these things in mind if you’re running the Mumbai Marathon despite a heart surgeryIt is a myth that those who have had a bypass surgery, or any other heart condition, cannot run a marathon. They can. All they should do is systematically and scientifically train themselves for the race and they are ready to go. Things that a participant (with a heart condition) should keep in mind Take […]

You are safe from bird flu that has hit North India

You are safe from bird flu that has hit North IndiaAfter 15 birds died at the Gandhi Zoological Garden in Gwalior in the last three days, the Centre issued guidelines to state governments and zoo officials in the country for “control and containment” of bird flu, or avian influenza. Even though the virus strains in the bird flu cases at Delhi and Gwalior zoos were […]

30 is the new 40

30 is the new 40With our fast paced and stressful life, our body is ageing faster than it should. The wear and tear is causing our bodies to breakdown quicker than what is expected. The result – 30 is the new 40. If you have turned 30 or likely to turn 30 years of age soon, keep an eye […]