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Want to keep the gut healthy? Here is what you should do

The gastrointestinal tract (GI) in a healthy human body houses billions of micro-organisms, including beneficial bacteria and fungi, creating a system of ‘micro-biome’. Of all the organs in our body, the gastrointestinal tract, aka the gut, is one of the most neglected ones. And surprisingly, it is a crucial organ that controls a wide range […]

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In the 2010s, Conversations About Sex Needed Nuance

Staring down the barrel of 2020, I’ll go ahead and say it: this was a decade that seemed to last (at least, culturally, spiritually and emotionally) a thousand years. And, when it comes to the ways we think and talk about sex, the 2010s were crowded, chaotic, existentially exhausting a lot. There were highs, lows […]

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Festive or binge drinking is hazardous to health; know how

Many don’t realise the fact that festival drinking comes tagged with unique health hazards which are different from ill-health to the liver and other organ systems induced on a long-term basis. Dr Harikumar R Nair History of alcohol is probably as old as the history of civilisations. Each civilisation, which generally evolved around a river, […]

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Nightstand Essentials: Don’t Forget Lemon!

The nightstand is your assistant for a significant part of the day, so it’s important that you stock it up with all the essential items you may need throughout those hours. Now, what’s essential can vary according to a person’s needs: for some, it’s essential to keep a book, while others prefer to keep mints […]