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Using Home Cameras to Monitor the Elderly

Rita tells us how technology can be used to take care of the elders, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. We’ve always had our parents keep tabs on us and that’s something we often take as a given. But what happens when our parents become old and require medical care? It becomes our responsibility to keep […]

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Tantra: Material World and its Experiences for Attaining Enlightenment

Satyananda Yoga believes that Tantra is a collective title, which covers a vast range of practical teachings leading to the expansion of human consciousness and the liberation of primal energy (Kundalini). The material world and its experiences can be utilised to attain enlightenment. Navodita deals with this, in detail, in the weekly column, exclusively in […]

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Bad to the Bone: How to Effectively Manage Osteoporosis – II

In the second part on Osteoporosis, Rita tells us the precautions, care and effective management of the disease, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Treatment Although you can’t completely reverse osteoporosis, there are ways to manage it. Once you know you have osteoporosis, you have many options for treating the condition and strengthening […]

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Bad to the Bone: Everything You Need to Know about Osteoporosis – I

Kolkata-based Rita, who works with the elders, tells us about a geriatric problem, osteoporosis. Here’s part one of her write-up. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths.    What Is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis means “porous bones.” Our bones are strongest at about age 30, then begin to lose density. More than 25 million […]

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Shivananda Yoga: Ignorance makes us Perceive Diversity Rather than Unity

The Self, or the Supreme Soul, is the essential nature of man, the common consciousness in all beings. Full awareness of the Self can be attained through yoga. One should stay away from ignorance. It is due to ignorance that we perceive diversity rather than unity. The apparent difference between the individual, the world, and […]

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The Magical Flying Ambulance: A Redeemer

The cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) by bystanders, who witnessed a cardiac arrest can considerably improve survival. A defibrillator drone is a quadcopter that carries an AED. Bangalore-based Farheen tells us how drones can help save lives, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Cardiac arrest is a medical […]

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Exercising tips at Workplace: Don’t be Cubicle-bound and Lazy!

London-based nutrition and fitness expert, Parna, gives us handy fitness tips to counter long hours in offices that keeps us away from the gym. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. There is hardly anyone these days who do not realise the benefits of exercising and having an active lifestyle. Yet everybody […]

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Recognising the Warning Signs of a Stroke FAST

There are four identifying factors in stroke as stated by the World Stroke Organisation, using the acronym FAST–Face, Arm, Speech and Time. Stroke or brain attack is now the second commonest killer in the world after a heart attack and the first and foremost cause of permanent disability. In India alone, 4,500 people get a […]

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Anusara Yoga Believes we are part of the Divine and Supreme Consciousness

The art of Anusara Yoga is a co-participation with the Supreme – not of domination, subjugation or control of Nature. The poses are considered to be heart-oriented, meaning that they are expressed from inside-out. Instead of trying to control the body and mind from the outside, the poses originate from a deep creative and devotional […]

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The Gluten-free Multigrain Pizza: A Healthy Alternative

Our London-based nutritionist and fitness expert, Parna, tells us about the Gluten-free multigrain pizza, a health food, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. My kid is very fond of pizzas. In fact, I have noticed most of the kids are very fond of pizzas. Whether it be a birthday party, a play date, […]

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