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#RestInPeace: Dr Sarada Menon, India's first female psychiatrist, dies at 98

A Padma Bhushan awardee, she was also the founder of SCARF (Schizophrenia Research and Care Foundation), a WHO-recognised organisation for the rehabilitation of the mentally ill

Published on 6th December 2021
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#SCpostponeJEE_NEET: Students worry about public transport, health risk, react to SC's decision on Twitter

The SC's decision to hold the exams were called arbitrary, whimsical and violative of the fundamental right to life of students in the petition

Published on 17th August 2020
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#ThinkEdu2022: India in need of more doctors, nurses: Kerala's Shailaja teacher, Dr Devi Shetty

With around 18K med students having returned from Ukraine, Shetty said that they can be accommodated in Indian medical colleges

Published on 9th March 2022
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#ThrowbackToday: The legacy of laughter left behind by actor Robin Williams

In today's #TBT, we remember American actor and comedian Robin Williams for all the times he made us laugh and reminded us that, "You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it."

Published on 11th August 2021
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#WhatTheFAQ: All about Shigella, the bacterium that caused the death of 16-year-old Kerala girl

We reveal the symptoms, precautions and cure of the bacteria which causes severe diarrhoea in its patients plus how death is possible in severe cases

Published on 6th May 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: On International Day of Yoga, let's look at what research says about this ancient Indian practice 

Let's also look at how yoga continues to remain relevant, its reception in the West and the influence it continues to have on pop culture icons 

Published on 21st June 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: What is the new Monkeypox virus scare all about?

The new disease has been primarily reported in tropical rainforests of Africa but now cases have appeared in non-endemic countries too

Published on 20th May 2022
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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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100 days of mindfulness: This 26-year-old Behavioural Coach's workbook can help you decode life's biggest issues

A handy workbook that can help us all be more mindful? Yes, please. Here's what Mindmate is all about — activities, vision boards and more  

Published on 13th October 2021
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16-year-old COVID-19 patient recovers in Chhattisgarh: State Health Minister

India on Friday witnessed a jump of 896 positive COVID-19 cases, increasing the tally to 6,761, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Published on 11th April 2020
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20,000 Corporation school students turn Health Ambassadors for 'Clean, Healthy Chennai' campaign

Tamil Nadu Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani met the student ambassadors, congratulated them and gave them their identity cards

Published on 26th October 2019
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2019, a physically inactive year for Indians: HealthifyMe app's physical activity report

A report shows how Indians have taken fitness lightly last year. 45 percent of Indian women and 37 percent of Indian men were 'inactive' in 2019. Kolkata becomes the least active city

Published on 5th March 2020
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21 children died this year from encephalitis outbreak in Bihar, health minister promises best care

The outbreak has gone beyond the Muzaffarpur and many children-all belonging to extremely poor families, have also been diagnosed with the syndrome of acute encephalitis in neighbouring districts

Published on 9th June 2019
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21,977 govt schools without girl's toilets in country: Minister

The RTE Act of 2009 specifically states that all school buildings must have separate toilets for boys and girls

Published on 4th January 2019
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22 Pakistani educational institutions close down in 48 hours due to non-compliance to health protocols

Both the Karachi University and city campus located in metropolis' Garden locality will remain closed and all educational activities during the aforementioned period would be suspended

Published on 17th September 2020

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