Dr Dhanya Lakshmi N

OPEN TO OPINION

The author is a medical geneticist interested in popularising science. She works as an assistant professor of medical genetics at Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Punjagutta, Hyderabad.

LIFE

 |   5-minute read

I'm a woman doctor and here's why I recommend the menstrual cup

Using it allows women to move past the taboos attached to periods and period blood.

Dr Dhanya Lakshmi N
@DhanyaLakshmiN

ART & CULTURE

 |   4-minute read

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Japanese Encephalitis: How to combat the deadly disease

Instead of playing blame game over the tragedy in Gorakhpur, let us shift our focus to taking small steps towards prevention.

Dr Dhanya Lakshmi N
@DhanyaLakshmiN

VARIETY

 |   6-minute read

Should pregnant women avoid non-vegetarian food and sex? A doctor explains

Some guidelines and evidence-based suggestions for men too.

Dr Dhanya Lakshmi N
@DhanyaLakshmiN

VARIETY

 |   4-minute read

SCI-TECH

 |   7-minute read

How Indian women use medicines to alter menstrual cycles to fit orthodox customs

It's high time we have an open discussion about a process which is as inevitable as diet, exercise, sleep and sex.

Dr Dhanya Lakshmi N
@DhanyaLakshmiN