User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Diseases :: Childhood-Mental
Last updated: Jul 28 2017 09:52 IST RSS 2.0
 
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A robot with a human touch for children with autism 28.7.2017 DNA: Health
It is most beneficial for children between the age group of five to ten, as according to research, early intervention increases the likelihood of improvement in children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
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Officials doing their best to eliminate measles-rubella 27.7.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
All set for a five-week measles-rubella vaccination drive from August 17
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Novel eye test may help diagnose autism 25.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A new eye test that can reveal impairment in cerebellum may help identify people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), researchers say.
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Can eye test help diagnose autism? 25.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [USA], July 25 : Researchers have herald a new tool that helps physicians identify a sub-group of people with Autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
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Goa: Mental health policy for children being framed 24.7.2017 TOI: Goa
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Legal awareness camp for persons with disabilities held 24.7.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Legal awareness camp for persons with disabilities held
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‘Special’ education at your doorstep 24.7.2017 TOI: Goa
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Local bodies told to protect rights of the differently abled 24.7.2017 Hindu: Kochi
Child rights panel for granting scholarships on a single application
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‘Magic Lantern’ to light up lives of 14,000 special children 22.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Therapists, doctors to offer treatment
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Biological and not mental age of victim to be considered under POCSO Act: SC 21.7.2017 TOI: India
The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that biological age and not mental age of a rape survivor should be the yardstick for deciding whether or not the case would be filed under stringent Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
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Age of victim under POCSO physical, not mental: SC 21.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Supreme Court on Friday said that age under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act is physical, not mental as it said that courts should respect the "Lakshman Rekha" of not reading into the law that which was not intended by the legislature while enacting it.
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POCSO cannot be invoked for raping adult with child-like brain: Supreme Court 21.7.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
The stringent POCSO Act to deal with sexual offences against minors cannot be invoked to prosecute a man for raping a mentally-challenged adult victim having an under-developed brain like a child, the Supreme Court today ruled. The apex court said that according to Section 2 (d) of the POCSO Act, the term "age" cannot include "mental" age as the intent of the Parliament was to focus on children, i.e persons who are physically under the age of 18 years. Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act 2012 deals with the sexual offences against those below 18 years of age. "On a reading of the POCSO Act, it is clear to us that it is gender neutral. In such a situation, to include the perception of mental competence of a victim or mental retardation as a factor will really tantamount to causing violence to the legislation by incorporating a certain words to the definition. "By saying 'age' would cover 'mental age' has the potential to create immense anomalous situations without there being any ...
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POCSO can't be invoked for rape of adult with child-like brain: Supreme Court 21.7.2017 Zee News : States
The apex court said that according to Section 2 (d) of the POCSO Act, the term "age" cannot include "mental" age as the intent of the Parliament was to focus on children, i.e. persons who are physically under the age of 18 years.
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What makes dogs our best pals? Answer's in their genes 21.7.2017 TOI: All Headlines
What makes dogs our best pals? Answer's in their genes
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Higher sun exposure may up risk of eye freckles 21.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A higher lifetime exposure to sunlight may increase the risk of developing eye freckles or dark spots on the coloured part of the eye (iris), researchers warned.
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An extended home for special children 21.7.2017 Hindu: News
Sri Sakthi Community College trains students with special needs for various jobs
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Moderate exercise in pregnancy may cut C-sec risk 20.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Indulging in moderate intensity aerobics exercises and stationary cycling during pregnancy may decrease the risk of having a caesarean section (C-sec) or developing diabetes, a study has shown.
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Study finds slight autism risk link to antidepressants in pregnancy 20.7.2017 DNA: Health
Children exposed to antidepressants during their mothers' pregnancies seem to have a slightly higher risk of autism than children whose mothers had psychiatric disorders but did not take antidepressants while pregnant, a study has found.
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Aki Narula, Ami Patel to be in Couture Wedding show in Capital 19.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Designer Aki Narula along with India's leading fashion stylists Ami Patel and Tanya Ghavri will be part of the fifth edition of Couture Wedding show, organised by DLF Emporio, here from August 3-6.
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Shubhayatra towards disabled-friendly State 19.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
10 high-tech wheelchairs developed by Kerala State Science and Technology Museum distributed
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