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Thursday, May 19, 2022

Jayashree Narayanan


Jayashree Narayanan is a Senior Sub-Editor working with The Indian Express.

Tuberculosis not only affects the lungs, but also women’s reproductive health; know more
Thu, May 12, 2022

Female genital tuberculosis (FGTB) takes a toll on the fallopian tubes, uterine lining, ovaries, cervix, and vagina/vulva

‘I can consume 200 grams of vegetables in various forms’: Bhumi Pednekar on her diet, sustainable lifestyle
Wed, May 04, 2022

Regularly working out is about mental health, too, the actor said in an exclusive interaction with

Pune: Tantalise your tastebuds with night-time munchies at this snacking joint
Thu, Apr 28, 2022

While Joshi's Kitchen initially used to open after 3 am, now post-pandemic, it has started opening at "dot 12 am". Sheera, vada pav, upma, sabudana khichdi, samosa, idli-chutney and the evergreen poha make it everyone's favourite joint.

‘Motherhood is the hardest job I’ve done; I second guess myself daily’: Shruti Seth
Thu, Apr 28, 2022

The actor opens up about undertaking challenges every day, whether on the yoga mat, or off it

‘Have learnt all my exercises from Milind; he makes me do pushups and planks’: Usha Soman
Mon, Apr 25, 2022

"I don't run, but people assume I do because I once ran with Milind for fun, and that video went viral. That made me famous," the octogenarian shared

Artist Pritika Chowdhry’s ‘anti-memorials’ illustrate what is excluded from collective memories of Partition
Mon, Apr 18, 2022

Chowdhry told that women’s experiences of sexual violence, honour killings, honour suicides, and ostracisation from families and communities are "virtually erased from nationalist accounts of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh"

‘Covid-19 was a huge equaliser for us, showed that no amount of money could address a bad lifestyle’: Dr Naresh Trehan
Thu, Apr 07, 2022

World Health Day 2022: "Covid distracted us from lifestyle diseases for two years, but they continue to form the bulk of our health problems. In fact, there is a huge vulnerability in our society with respect to heart disease, cancer, and diabetes, said Dr Naresh Trehan

Decoding the science behind food addiction (and how to overcome it)
Thu, Mar 31, 2022

Ingredients such as salt, sugar, and fat are added to processed foods to make their flavour more appealing and to extend their shelf life

Protein: Know the best sources, benefits, and how much is too much
Thu, Mar 24, 2022

The protein requirements differ for children, adults, and senior citizens. While senior citizens will require more amounts so that they can maintain muscle mass and strength, along with bone health, a child in the age group of 4-9, he/she will be recommended 19 grams of protein each day, said Dr Jinal Patel, dietitian

‘Even if you wear an outfit after 10 years, it should still look new’: Fashion designer Mehak Murpana
Mon, Mar 14, 2022

"Contemporary styles, but not losing the charm of Indian outfits is my design philosophy," she says

‘We need to ensure marine activism reaches everyone’: Master scuba diver Vidhi Bubna
Thu, Mar 10, 2022

"Many youth think climate change is a political issue but it’s more than that. It is deeply personal and impacts all of us. Scuba diving with marine organisms can teach people about ecosystems they had never imagined or thought deeply about before," she says

How artificial pancreas can be a game changer for diabetes patients
Fri, Mar 04, 2022

"The cost of treating diabetes is similar to treating heart attacks, kidney disease, strokes, neuropathy, blindness, amputations, mental disease -- all of which can be prevented with 'proper management of the primary disease'," said Dr Jothydev Kesavadev, diabetologist

‘The root cause of weight gain is your lifestyle’: Fitness entrepreneur Pranit Shilimkar
Tue, Feb 22, 2022

"Mind and body are your greatest allies and weapons; it’s essential to have a positive relationship with your body as well as the food you’re consuming" says the digital content creator and founder of Fitnesstalks

‘Representing the country at Miss Teen International 2022 no less than Olympics’: Pageant winner Mannat Siwach
Fri, Feb 18, 2022

"I don't believe beauty pageants are controversial and that they objectify women. Instead, they empower women and celebrate femininity and talent," she said.

‘Great to see a misunderstood plant in positive light’: The rise of hemp and its by-products in India
Tue, Feb 08, 2022

The seeds are rich in protein, fibre, and fatty acids including omega 3s and omega 6s

#ChalkOfShame: Unique plogging campaign creates awareness about effects of cigarette butts, tobacco litter
Tue, Feb 01, 2022

"Instead of picking them (litter) up we plan to talk about this issue," said techie-turned-full time environmentalist Vivek Gurav

‘Many still don’t believe cerebral palsy to be a medical condition; this needs to change’: Author Shikhi Sharma
Tue, Jan 25, 2022

The banker-author's new book 'Unbeatable -- Celebrating Life with Cerebral Palsy’ traces the journey of 23-year-old Tapasvi and his undying spirit.

‘Small, sustainable changes can go a long way in improving deep health’: Munmun Ganeriwal
Tue, Jan 18, 2022

"You may eat the best superfoods of the world, but without a healthy gut function, nutrients will fail to reach your cells and tissues and not benefit you," the celebrity nutritionist said.

‘Writing in verse was at once extremely demanding and very rewarding’: Amitav Ghosh
Tue, Jan 11, 2022

"When I was starting out as a writer it was almost impossible to find publishers for English books in India. It couldn’t be more different now, and I think that’s a good thing," says the author

‘Learning music is a never-ending journey’: Piano prodigy Gauri Mishra
Tue, Jan 04, 2022

Gauri, who can play four genres of music, wants to "compose an album, which receives any of the Big Four Grammy awards to make the nation proud".

Yearender 2021: Do detox diets really help remove toxins from the body and aid weight loss?
Wed, Dec 29, 2021

"Make sure cleaning our insides look less like an punishment and more like loving your body," said experts

‘India is not trailing behind, we’re also building technologies for digitalising diabetes care’
Tue, Dec 21, 2021

Experts mention how emerging technologies such as real-time continuous glucose monitoring, automated insulin delivery systems, EMRs, m-Health, and telemedicine are gaining momentum across India, a fact reaffirmed by the pandemic

Puducherry bakery pays tribute to Tamil poet Subramania Bharathi with 6.6 feet tall chocolate statue
Fri, Dec 17, 2021

The bakery has previously created life-size chocolate statues of personalities like late singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, actor Rajinikanth, actor and comic Charlie Chaplin, Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and Indian fighter pilot Abhinandan Varthaman.

‘No one writes about the fears, feelings, and mental issues faced by army personnel’: Author Tanushree Podder
Wed, Dec 15, 2021

In my books, they are normal human beings with passions, emotions, and fears, just like anyone else, said Podder

Meet visually-impaired Ajay Lalwani who is cycling 7,500 kms across 12 states for road safety
Thu, Dec 09, 2021

"My biggest dream is to be the first visually-impaired person to climb Mount Everest. All these are helping me prepare better," he said.