Bhavin Jankharia

Bhavin Jankharia

Airpocalypse Now: Facing the air pollution threat in India

Pollution in any form reduces our healthspan and lifespan

By Bhavin Jankharia May 25, 2024

Smoke signals: Uncovering how cigarettes shorten lives

Smokers die 3 times more than non-smokers and lose approximately a decade of lifespan

By Bhavin Jankharia May 14, 2024

The healthspan of the mind: Preventing and managing cognitive decline

The healthier you are, the more the chances that you can push back cognitive decline

By Bhavin Jankharia May 09, 2024

Beyond five pills: The hidden dangers of polypharmacy

Adverse drug events are a leading cause of death, on par with TB and malaria

By Bhavin Jankharia May 01, 2024

Antibiotics aren’t Tic-Tacs: The dangers of casual consumption

Rampant use of antibiotics has led to many bacteria developing antibiotic resistance

By Bhavin Jankharia April 25, 2024

Do not fall, and if you fall, do not fracture

Almost one-thirds of people above 60 fall at least once in their lifetime

By Bhavin Jankharia April 18, 2024

The power of sleep

Undisturbed sleep of around 7-8 hours is necessary in our quest to live long healthy

By Bhavin Jankharia April 11, 2024

The super-rubbish of superfoods

There's no such thing as superfood. No single food item can make you suddenly healthy

By Bhavin Jankharia April 04, 2024

Eat smart, eat less

It is not about being vegetarian or non-vegetarian or religious choices

By Bhavin Jankharia March 28, 2024

Move—be physically active

Despite the benefits of physical activity, the inertia to start and continue is high

By Bhavin Jankharia March 21, 2024

A longer healthspan is better than a longer lifespan

There is a current upper limit to our lives despite our increased lifespans

By Bhavin Jankharia March 13, 2024