Author: Dr. Preeti Talwar

Dengue: Symptoms, Care, and Prevention in Children

Reading Time: 3 minutesPreeti tells us about the symptoms, care, and prevention of Dengue in children, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Dengue (DEN-gee) fever is a tropical disease caused by a virus carried by mosquitoes. The Aides mosquito bites a person a person infected by dengue virus and it becomes a carrier of this virus. […]

Is Coenzyme Q10 (COQ10) that Human Body Produces the New Panacea?

Reading Time: 5 minutesOur body manufactures this Coenzyme Q10 and our cells use it to produce energy for growth and repair of the body. It behaves as an antioxidant and protects the body against harmful molecules invading the body. Preeti tells us about it, exclusively for Different Truths. It is also known as Q10, Vit Q10, and Ubiquinone. […]

How to Protect Yourself from the Deadly Ebola Virus?

Reading Time: 3 minutesEbola is a deadly disease caused by a virus. The virus is rare but wreaks havoc on the human body but one can catch it only by coming in direct contact with an infected person’s body fluids. Earlier, it was called as Ebola haemorrhagic fever. Dr. Preeti tells us more about it, exclusively for Different […]

An Open Letter to my Would-be Daughter-in-law

Reading Time: 2 minutesIn an open letter to her would-be daughter-in-law, Dr. Preeti pours her heart out. She takes the initiative to show how the relationship could be a sweet one. A Different Truths exclusive. My Dear Daughter,  This is what I want to call you and feel for you. Let us remove the word in-law from our […]

What it is to be a Wife of a Geologist!

Reading Time: 3 minutesHere’s a tongue-in-cheek account by Dr. Preeti about what it’s to be a geologist’s wife. A humourous account of a rocky relationship, exclusively for Different Truths.   “Civilisation exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.” ~ Will Durant An army wife is called a ‘Braveheart’ but a geologist’s wife is called a ‘Stone-heart’. She […]

Chasing Dreams I became a Butterfly!

Reading Time: 4 minutesIt was three decades back choosing a career was a daunting task. Picking up the science stream was considered a privilege. It was like a herd mentality to pick up science, commerce was unheard of and humanities were given a cold shoulder, says Preeti, telling us how she became a writer, while she set out […]