Rise in malaria cases sparks concern in Kerala

Most cases imported from other states due to large number of migrant workers. Over 300 infections reported last yr

30 Apr 2022

Cold response to Covid boosters in Kerala as fourth wave lurks

Only 18,500 jabs given to people in 45-59 age group in two weeks 

28 Apr 2022

Covid, losses doom 1,000 small hospitals, IMA says new Act will see more casualties

Covid curbs and mounting financial crisis have spelled doom for several small hospitals across the state.

23 Apr 2022

Even rare arthritis disorder can't stop this gutsy Kerala woman

Navya has battled odds to nourish her passion for teaching, reports Anuja Susan varghese

21 Apr 2022

Covid booster dose? Talk to your doctor first

Those without major health issues needn’t take it, say experts

19 Apr 2022

Voice of faithful going unheard in Church row

To laity, need for peace in Church outweighs validity of any decree 

14 Apr 2022

Despite big dip in cases, post-COVID woes persist in Kerala

According to experts, non-serious and persistent symptoms are being exhibited by people who have recovered from COVID.

04 Apr 2022

World Autism Day: In case of autistic kids, early intervention is key to better recovery

Experts opine that if proper treatment were to be sought before the age of three, there are better chances of recovery, even within six to nine months.

02 Apr 2022

Still young for Kathakali: 61-year-old Kerala woman cherishes her dancing dreams

Making her Kathakali arangettam at 57,  Jeegi Sarat has proved that nothing is impossible, reports  Anuja Susan Varghese

27 Mar 2022

Differently-abled Kerala girl dancing to a unique rhythm

Nazreen C J, who is hearing impaired, marvels art connoisseurs by transforming unheard tunes into elegant moves, reports  Anuja Susan Varghese

20 Mar 2022

Solving Long Covid riddle next big health task

Though the severity of the Covid waves has come down, experts believe that Long Covid will be the next health crisis to be battled.

17 Mar 2022

Heatstroke, sunburn real threats as mercury rises

Heatstroke is especially dangerous as it can cause multi-organ failure. Back-to-back lockdowns result in fewer cases in two years
 

15 Mar 2022

Increase in post-Covid cardiac arrest cases remains a puzzle

Though it is difficult at present to pinpoint specific effects and their repercussions, serious health issues that have developed subsequent to the infection in recovered patients are a major concern.

06 Mar 2022

Pandemic a setback for TB eradication efforts

Tuberculosis (TB), one of the major public health challenges India is facing today, is aimed to be eradicated in a couple or more years.

17 Feb 2022

Let love beat epilepsy stigma, misconceptions from this Valentine's Day

Epilepsy is a condition with which many misconceptions are associated and several misunderstandings that prevent patients from enjoying their life to the fullest.

14 Feb 2022