Swamped with patients who have diabetes and are obese, it is often difficult for physicians to dispense advice on a single food item. For instance, often, we give no specific diktat on edible oils. Sometimes, a casual advice when patients are leaving the clinic is: “Don’t take fried food.” Well,Read More →

Marcia Cross, actress best known for her work on the hit television show Desperate Housewives, recently revealed that she is being treated for anal cancer, which is seen in less than 1% of cancer cases each year. The actress wanted to share her story, not only to raise awareness of this rare cancer, which may goRead More →

Of the many surprises pregnancy and childbirth throws you, the post-partum hair loss right when you’re in the depths of intense sleep deprivation – and a ten-day streak of Scotch Finger biscuits for morning tea – feels particularly cruel. It happens because, as dermatologist Leona Yip told Essential Baby, the timing on normalRead More →

The predictions have started pouring in with regards to the trends that may rule the roost in the wellness sector this year. From swapping retinol with bakuchiol, carbs with cauliflower, and saying no to certain fitness practises just for the sake of social media posts, here are how things willRead More →