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June 27, 2005

When your child has chickenpox...
Dr Roopa Nishi Viswanathan suggests ways to make your chickenpox-afflicted child feel more comfortable.

7 foods to help you stay cool
Supplement your spicy diet with these seven health foods that will help to keep your body cool.

June 24, 2005

Can you get a brain stroke?
Did you know that brain stroke, the most common life-threatening neurological disease, is the third largest killer after heart attacks and cancer?

June 22, 2005

You don't HAVE to get chicken pox
Dr Roopa Nishi Viswanathan answers commonly asked questions about chickpox and how to prevent it.

Let your hair look great this monsoon!
The rains are here, but contrary to what you may believe moisture in the air does not translate to moisture in your hair! Homeopath Dr Mukesh Batra has some handy haircare tips.

June 21, 2005

The day our son learnt to drive
Kishore Singh found that his son took an increased interest in their domestic needs!

Exercise your brain well!
Exercise your brain. Nourish it well. The earlier you start, the better. This is the best advice doctors can offer to ward off Alzheimer's disease.

Test your child's aptitude!
Dr Nirmala Rao and Malini Shah suggest seven parameters to test your child's aptitude.

June 20, 2005

Now, a cure for seasonal asthma
New research reports in Indian Paediatrics indicate that using a specific elimination diet might prevent the seasonal exacerbation of asthma.

What's your child's aptitude?
Vocational Guidance helps identify the talents of your child, likes, inherent potential and giving a direction to their dreams in a realistic way, so that s/he can choose the profession s/he is best suited for.

Is your skin ready for the rains?
The rains bring not only a welcome respite from the scorching heat of the summer but also a whole new set of problems for your skin. Dermatologist Dr Parul Kolhe tackles the problems and the solutions.

June 17, 2005

Bust stress. Do Tribal Meditation!
Based on the lifestyle practices of three primitive tribes in Orissa, Ahemadabad meditation expert Murli Menon claims to have come up with a new way of dealing with stress.

Life without a cook!
Can be traumatic, discovers Kishore Singh.

Lifestyle answers for cancer, heart disease
Dr Balbir Singh, Senior Consultant and Interventional Cardiologist of New Delhi's Escorts Heart Centre, warns of the risks of Metabolic Syndrome and suggests steps for prevention and treatment of this condition.

June 16, 2005

The low-cal guide to nachos, tacos, burritos!
Get Ahead demystifies Mexican cuisine and gives you the lowdown on how to have your tacos, nachos and burritos, the healthy way.

June 15, 2005

Alcohol can harm learning and memory!
A new research in the Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, shows that continuous drinking for as little as eight weeks can impair learning and memory.

Got a 40-inch waistline? Beware!
The big round belly may be a reservoir of metabolic risk factors and various health disorders. In medical terminology, this condition is known as Metabolic Syndrome or Syndrome X, Dysmetabolic Syndrome or Insulin Resistance Syndrome.

June 14, 2005

A new way to celebrate birthdays!
The Karnataka government and Parisara, a non-governmental organisation, have hit on a novel idea to promote planting and growing of trees, in a small way.

In vogue: NRI grooms!
The most suitable boy is no longer an IAS or IFS. NRIs are the new dream of every bride.

The truth about Indian schools
Wish someone had the answers. Or at least more of us started asking these questions, says Rashmi Bansal.

June 13, 2005

Get your tetanus shot today!
Dr Roopa Nishi Viswanathan answers some commonly asked questions about tetanus.

June 10, 2005

Colour power: learn what's your colour
Integrate the various colours that relate to each Chakra (the energy centre in the body), either through healing, visualisation, the clothes we wear, crystals, accessories, etc and enhance your productivity!

June 09, 2005

What's your mood colour today?
Feeling stressed out, depressed, paranoid or indecisive? Read about how colour therapy help heal.

When should you take medicines?
Doctors now caution that the food-medicine reaction could trigger sudden medical crises in certain cases, say doctors.

June 08, 2005

Easy skincare solutions for men
Dermatologist Dr Parul Kolhe answers Get Ahead readers' questions on skin care and grooming.

June 07, 2005

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10 low-cal tips for fast food!
Dr Roopa Nishi Viswanathan suggests ten simple tips that might help lower calories while eating fast food.

June 06, 2005

Junk food can be healthy too!
It may not be the healthiest option, but fast food is definitely the quickest and the most convenient one. Here are some healthy choices you can make, says Dr Roopa Nishi Viswanathan.

June 01, 2005

Now for some pizza!
Pizzas can be healthy, too. Dieticians Priya Khanna and Seema Tarneja suggest some tips.

Which profession is best for your child?
Parents still want their children to be doctors because it is considered respectable and pays well.


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