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Pandemic and the issue of reopening of schools

Covid-19 is here to stay. Countries are gearing up and reopening many sectors and the most crucial and sensitive sector in this case has been the educational institutions, specially the primary and ...

Article about 28 days ago

Health News Headlines Today

Explained: In lockdown, fewer asthma attacks in kidsMore California Counties Recommend Face Masks AgainCovishield Gets Nod From France For Travel; Serum Institute CEO Says 'Indeed Great News'UK hits ...

Article about 2 months ago

Strict Enforcement of Covid Protocol in Assam

Nine districts in Assam recently reported a high Covid positivity rate. These districts include Biswanath, Dibrugarh, Golaghat, Jorhat, Kamrup(Metro), Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Sonitpur and Sivasagar.Taking ...

Article about 2 months ago

Fighting the Pandemic Blues

Population explosion has become a subject of global concern and it is a worrying factor for a developing nation like India as the country is now the world's second largest populated country, after ...

Article about 2 months ago

Health and Hygiene: Covid englightenment

As we count our losses due to the Covid-19 pandemic from different ends we have also seen at large the proactive initiation of every individual from across the globe. We have understood the worth of ...

Article about 4 months ago

COVID-19 surge in Arunachal due to complacency

The BJP government at the Centre took the killer virus for granted and allowed Kumbha Mela and engaged in massive campaigns assembly election-bound states.While 9.1 million pilgrims had taken a holy ...

Article about 5 months ago

How to deal with anxiety? Here are some ways

Anxiety is our body's natural response to stress. It's a feeling of fear or apprehension about whats to come. The first day of school, going to a job interview, or giving a speech may cause most ...

Article about 5 months ago

Matchmaking on video calls rises to 50% in India: Study

Virtual ways to find a life partner is now a reality, or better yet, the new normal, suggests a new survey.With the second wave of Covid-19, Jeevansathi.com, a matrimony platform, rolled out a survey ...

Article about 5 months ago

Humanity has indeed triumphed against COVID 19

Yes the year has begun with a greater fervor in prayers and hope. People are pronouncing their gratitude to the Almighty (and very rightly so) for lending us the grit and intellect to devise a vaccine ...

Article about 8 months ago

Health and wellness goals of people in this new decade

Largely speaking the year 2020 had been an ugly and disastrous year for everyone. Almost everyone had been affected directly or indirectly by the COVID 19 Pandemic.Everyone has started this year that ...

Article about 8 months ago

So what's in store this week?

We (as a human race) have entered 2021 after beating and triumphing against a slew of odds unleashed by the pandemic in 2020. Therefore the week starts with an article that celebrates this collective ...

Article about 8 months ago

Let's ink a new chapter in healthcare

This is the last editorial of the year and decade and because it is in the domain of healthcare it has volumes to say for obvious reasons. However, I shall focus on the aspects that require immediate ...

Article about 9 months ago

Webinar on mental health of frontline health workers

Sikkim Manipal College of Nursing (SMCON) has recently conducted a national level webinar focusing on impacts of stress during COVID times. One of the most under rated and under discussed aspects ...

Article about 9 months ago

Make your Christmas merrier by giving a little more

Christmas is not all about presents, dinners and warm bonfires or Santa Claus. While it is indeed a festival replete with all these elements, the true meaning of Christmas is embedded in the love and ...

Article about 9 months ago

Quarantine versus isolation in COVID 19

Knowing when and how to isolate or quarantine can help stop the spread of COVID 19. However, isolation and quarantine are not the same thing. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Article about 10 months ago

So is it safe to have it?

Let's address the question that is being least pronounced yet present in every one's conscious and sub conscious mind, while we are in the throes of the ongoing pandemic: Is it safe to have sex? Can ...

Article about 10 months ago

We get you thinking on health yet again

Ever wondered where all the medical waste goes to? Is there a proper disposable system that facilitates biodegradation? Concerns related to medical waste have magnified in this COVID era. With this ...

Article about 10 months ago

Self sufficiency can pay rich dividends indeed

When India's rubber capital Kerala witnessed a 10 to 20% fall in terms of rubber prices due to the COVID19 pandemic, the second largest rubber growing state, Tripura hardly experienced any negative ...

Article about 10 months ago

Tribal tattoo art is a career choice too

Tattooing one's body, especially the face, has been an ancient practice of most Naga tribes living in Nagaland and across different parts of India. Essentially a tattoo signifies valor, bravery and ...

Article about 10 months ago

There is always a lot more to health

The definition and parameters of good health are constantly expanding and evolving. So what are the things that facilitate good health? We at Fit Northeast believe in going beyond the straitjacketed ...

Article about 10 months ago

Get moving in your extra four minutes

The next time you are sitting around wondering if you have enough time for a workout, ask yourself if you have 4 seconds. After the start of the pandemic, as people across the globe find themselves ...

Article about 11 months ago

We turn onto another page of wellness... again

The week that passed by had a clear high for Fit NorthEast  as our readership grew almost geometrically. We had some exclusive articles: one that explored the multiple dynamics in the domain of ...

Article about 11 months ago

It can be north east calling now... tourism wise

Tourism has always been a booming industry for both developing and developed countries. It showcases the vast culture and traditions of a county, its unique identity and legacies.Almost every nation ...

Article about 11 months ago

Healthcare reporting is now a sacred responsibility

The world is now at the cusp of a monumental change, owing to the pandemic. Everything about human life and all that is revolving around it shall be directly or indirectly connected to health. The way ...

Article about 11 months ago

Virus tests in Meghalaya are now getting expensive

Nothing is free in Meghalaya. At a time when states like Karnataka, Haryana, Orissa and Gujarat (beside others) have slashed rates for RTPCR testing; the Meghalaya Government has put a cap of Rs 3,200 ...

Article about 11 months ago

Are you planning a pregnancy but scared?

Rita Deka and her husband had decided late last summer that it was time to go the family way. They felt prepared for the road ahead, which included IVF treatments along with working full time. Rita ...

Article about 12 months ago

Nagaland rises to the pandemic, with dignity of labour

Nagaland often referred to as 'Land of Festivals' is unique in terms of her culture and traditions. The essentially very hard working and honest Naga people harbor a lot of love and pride for their ...

Article about 12 months ago

Is intoxication a cure to uncertainty?

While the alleged Bollywood drug nexus is making headlines, mainstream media is overlooking a very pertinent angle. Drug and alcohol abuse in our country has increased during the ongoing pandemic. ...

Article about 12 months ago

Editor's Note

Last week had a diverse array of articles that directly and indirectly raised concerns and questions on the existing state of affairs within healthcare. From Tripura's High Court inquiry into the ...

Article about 12 months ago

How far will Meghalaya go with testing alone?

Many have compared the COVID-19 pandemic to the invasion of an invisible army that must be fought with the entire arsenal available in the world. However, it is a stark reality that this arsenal is ...

Article about 1 year ago

These are testing times children wise

Anxiety, depression, boredom, disorientation, and frustration- the negative repercussions of COVID- 19 on the human psyche are perhaps limitless. When the onslaught of the pandemic has destabilized ...

Article about 1 year ago

Life is real not just virtual

Technology, since its inception into our lives has fascinated us. And as time progresses, mankind is advancing in the field of technology. Things that were perceived as impossible in the last ten ...

Article about 1 year ago

The forgotten diseases and lives

The spread of COVID-19 remains a public health emergency of international concern. Therefore the centre-stage attention that has been accorded to it by hospitals and medical practitioners world over ...

Article about 1 year ago

Mind your body for better living

It has been proven medically that yogic practice that includes breath regulation boosts body immunity and releases stress and tension from the nervous system. This in turn enhances a person's ability ...

Article about 1 year ago

How Positive Thinking can Boost Your immunity

There is no greater feeling than being alive and well. Being alive is a gift, but being able to live till a hundred years, requires skills and knowledge. Our minds can be our greatest enemies or best ...

Article about 1 year ago

What ails Tripura more than COVID?

There is a steep climb in the number of COVID-19 patients in Tripura. As of today, atleast another 644 people have tested positive for the virus which pushes the state's overall tally to 20,699. This ...

Article about 1 year ago

Preventive healthcare is not about popping pills

In the bygone era, there was a pronounced sense of complacency as far as age related diseases were concerned. To many, death was seen as a just and a natural phenomenon where man has no control. Today ...

Article about 1 year ago

Care and give ....Will COVID 19 teach us how to?

The Spanish Flu had lasted for about two years (1918-1920). Given the advancements in the scale and sophistication of medical research, our generation can hope for a much speedier eradication of the ...

Article about 1 year ago

When the virus attacks the warrior

When did you start experiencing symptoms of the infection and decide to go in for a test? Your family members too were affected. Tell us about your recovery process? My journey of being a COVID-19 ...

Article about 1 year ago

COVID 19 impedes Assam's handloom industry

The global pandemic coupled with the devastating floods has adversely impacted Assam's handloom industry. Handloom has had an overwhelming presence in the socio-economic life of Assam since time ...

Article about 1 year ago