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JNU Health Centre

Will JNU students be forced to pay for health care from next year?

The staff at the health centre said that there has been no such communication from the administration. Funds might be late but will arrive soon

Published on 4th December 2019
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Mangaluru shocker: Class 5 student commits suicide by hanging herself with hair ribbon

The Class V student from Mangaluru had reportedly used her hair ribbon for hanging. The exact cause of her death has not been determined yet

Published on 28th November 2019
Kaushik Balasubramanian

Stressed? One session with this doctor turned comedian is all you need. Here's why

Dr Kaushik Balasubramanian thinks that the key to performing good standup comedy is to be witty enough to make the audience laugh, but also make sure that you don't hurt anyone

Published on 25th October 2019
NIMHANS sets up SAFE clinic

NIMHANS sets up SAFE clinic to help people who want to quit substance abuse

The Substance Abuse-Free Existence (SAFE) clinic, with the philosophy 'Staying substance free - a way of living', will offer several services

Published on 16th October 2019
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Insomnia drug may reduce suicidal thoughts: Study

During the study, participants completed regular self-reports of the severity of their insomnia and completed a daily sleep diary during their treatment

Published on 30th September 2019
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Can meditation and yoga be used to treat dementia? This Kerala medical college thinks so

The psychosomatic clinic of the Department of Psychiatry of the Medical College will take the lead in chalking out a programme for using MBI for dementia

Published on 18th September 2019
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1 crore Indians are at 'high suicidal risk', rates highest among 18-29-year-olds: NIMHANS study

NMHS had suggested that for every one person who had committed suicide, there were at least 15 people who at some point of their lives had attempted suicide

Published on 11th September 2019
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Central legislation against assault on doctors will be in the Parliament's winter session: Harsh Vardhan

In the wake of widespread protests by doctors against brutal thrashing of a junior doctor in West Bengal, only last month, the Centre had constituted a 10-member inter-ministerial committee

Published on 30th August 2019
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IIM-B and Heartfulness to host a meet on meditation for global harmony

By introducing meditation as a tool in the development of consciousness, the Director told about participants that management thought had invested time and energy in developing new thoughts

Published on 2nd August 2019
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Why the Tamil Nadu DGP ordered a CB-CID probe into student suicides at SRM University

The three suicides had happened within a span of 60 days. The cases which are registered at Maraimalai Nagar police station will now be transferred to the CB-CID

Published on 17th July 2019
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'Techoference' disrupting sleep and productivity, says Australian study

The findings, published in the journal Frontiers in Psychiatry, suggest that mobile phones are potentially increasingly affecting aspects of daytime functioning

Published on 26th March 2019
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Bullying can lead to physical structural changes in the brains of adolscents, study finds

The research was led by Erin Burke Quinlan of King's College London, UK and is the first to show that chronic peer victimisation during adolescence impacts mental health

Published on 16th December 2018
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What is the latest addition to the digital world? - Health clinics

Shashank Singhal’s MedTel is linking pharmacies and diagnostic centres with specialists and turning them into affordable telemedicine hubs

Published on 21st May 2018
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Now artificial intelligence can predict possible occurrence of school violence 

For the study, researchers  evaluated 103 teenage students in 74 traditional schools throughout the US who had a major or minor behavioural change or aggression

Published on 6th May 2018
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India's first female psychiatrist Dr Sarada Menon still giving her all to the mentally ill at 94

Dr Sarada Menon, a Padma Bhushan awardee, has worked tirelessly to end the stigma that still looms strong on the topic of mental illness'

Published on 14th December 2017

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