SCIENCE REPORTER

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VOLUME 43

NUMBER 3

MARCH  2006

 

 

 

CONTENT

COVER STORY

 

 

CHILDHOOD OBESITY – ACT NOW OR REPENT LATER!

RICHA SAXENA

 

9

INTERVIEW

 

“NEED TO CHECK DIETARY WESTERNIZATION”

Hasan Jawaid Khan interviews Dr Anoop Misra, AIIMS

 

14

FEATURE ARTICLES

 

YOUR FOOD COULD MAKE YOU SICK!

SYED HASAN ARIF

 

20

STROKE – THE BRAIN ATTACK
ANJANA MUNSHI, HUMERA & MUNAWAR

 

24

CHRONOTHERAPY—TREATING WITH TIME
CHAKRAPANI PANDEY

 

29

WHEN WORK BEGETS PAIN

AMMAR IBNE ANWAR

 

39

FICTION

 

THE DAY AFTER TODAY
M.H.V SUBBARAO

 

…44

DEPARTMENTS

 

READERS WRITE 

…4

IN FOCUS            

…5

SPECTRUM         

…16

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

…36

JUNIOR SCIENTIST

 

KNOW YOUR BODY: Heart             

               

…43

POINT-COUNTERPOINT: Genetic modification of humans is a great idea

                               

…47

FUN QUIZ: Birds Quiz

 

…50

CROSSWORD     

…52

FASCINATING ANIMALS: Kirk’s Dik-dik                    

…53

DID YOU KNOW?: Presenting: The Personal Computer

 

…54

PUZZLE CORNER

…60

HUMOUR            

…62

 

 


Science Reporter
Vol. 43, March 2006, pp 9-13, 33-34

 

CHILDHOOD OBESITY – ACT NOW OR REPENT LATER!

RICHA SAXENA

The consequences of childhood obesity can be disastrous in later life.

 

 

Science Reporter
Vol. 43, March, 2006, pp 14-15

 

“NEED TO CHECK DIETARY WESTERNIZATION”

HASAN JAWAID KHAN

Interview with Dr Anoop Misra, AIIMS on the seriousness of childhood obesity

 

 

Science Reporter
Vol. 43, March, 2006, pp 20-23, 34

 

YOUR FOOD COULD MAKE YOU SICK!

SYED HASAN ARIF

Your eating habits could leave you more vulnerable to diseases

 

 

Science Reporter
Vol. 43, March, 2006, pp 24-27

 

STROKE – THE BRAIN ATTACK

ANJANA MUNSHI, HUMERA & MUNAWAR

It is important to recognise the warning signs of stroke

 

 

Science Reporter
Vol. 43, March, 2006, pp 29-30

                               

CHRONOTHERAPY—TREATING WITH TIME

CHAKRAPANI PANDEY

Treating according to one’s biological clock could give good results

 

 

Science Reporter
Vol. 43, March, 2006, pp 39-42

 

WHEN WORK BEGETS PAIN

AMMAR IBNE ANWAR

Faulty body posture could lead to pain and discomfort