Swine flu claims 20 lives in 24 days in Punjab; highest number of positive cases from Patiala, Ludhiana

Twenty people have died of swine flu this year, almost double the 11 deaths reported in 2018, data with the Punjab health department shows. The highest number of positive cases for the respiratory disease has been reported from Patiala and Ludhiana with 20 from each district. Malwa is also the worst-hit in terms of deaths […]

#MenGetItToo: How men deal with the ordeal of having a loved one suffer from breast cancer

When 35-year-old author-filmmaker Tahira Kashyap shared a post-surgery image of herself – bespectacled, smiling and holding mastectomy drains (see picture below) – recovering from breast cancer, countless women wrote back. Many seemed scared to get a mammogram. Others shared concerns over losing their bras in front of technicians, or talking about it openly with their […]

#MenGetItToo: How men deal with the ordeal of having a loved one suffer from breast cancer

When 35-year-old author-filmmaker Tahira Kashyap shared a post-surgery image of herself – bespectacled, smiling and holding mastectomy drains (see picture below) – recovering from breast cancer, countless women wrote back. Many seemed scared to get a mammogram. Others shared concerns over losing their bras in front of technicians, or talking about it openly with their […]