The Weekly Dose: A life told through the body
If accidents, illness, growing up and growing old were to be considered the milestones of a lifetime, what would life’s journey look like?
The Weekly Dose: The Anatomy Of A Dying Mumbai
If Mumbai was a human body, what would its organs be?
The Weekly Dose: Dengue against the Kejri-wall
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has appealed to the residents of Delhi to join his #10Hafte10Baje10Minute campaign, in which he urges all Delhi-ites to devote 10 minutes at 10 am every Sunday for 10 weeks, to finding and emptying collected stagnant water in their homes and surroundings.
The Weekly Dose: To Ma'am, with love
On Teacher's Day, a former medical student pays tribute to the professor who taught him so much, both inside and outside the classroom.
The Weekly Dose: Non-medical caregivers in Hindi cinema
Here are a few films, scenes, and songs where the caregiver in Hindi films is more prominent than the patient.
The Weekly Dose: A comprehensive, conflicted, confusing compendium of how to live a healthy life
Lifestyle gurus offer a wide variety of tips for healthy living that often contradict one another. I compiled their expert advice into a thoroughly bewildering model routine that no-one can follow.
The Weekly Dose: In 1947, how was the health of newborn India?
Seven decades ago, 1 in 5 Indians died before the age of 1. That this is no longer the case is because of our ambitious, far-reaching and successful universal immunisation program for children.
The Weekly Dose: The MBBS Batch of 2009, in 2009
All I knew was that we had slogged for two years to crack an unimaginably competitive entrance exam; we were the high-scorers, and we deserved to be paraded around campus in palanquins while we flicked through Grey’s Anatomy with desultory detachment.
The Weekly Dose: The British and the Bombay fever
We often blame urbanisation for its omnipresence, but malaria has prospered in India’s commercial capital for centuries before it became a city.