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Global hunger on rise, say UN food agencies 15.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, Rome-base UN food agencies said on Friday.
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Google Glass app helps autistic kids have conversations 15.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
An app to be used with wearable technology such as Google Glass -- a head-mounted display in the shape of eyeglasses -- can coach children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in everyday social interactions, new research has found.
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Kate Winslet to receive SAG Actors Inspiration Award 15.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 15 : To honour her career achievements and admirable philanthropic efforts over the years, the SAG-AFTRA Foundation will bestow its Actors Inspiration Award to Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet.
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Siddha treatment for autistic children 15.9.2017 Hindu: Home
At Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital
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Anganwadi, Asha workers sit on indefinite strike 14.9.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Old age home inmates enjoy special ride in Lucknow Metro 14.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) on Thursday organised a special ride for elderly people from an old age care centre, days after a similar arrangement was made for disabled children.
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Bacterial infection in pregnancy may up autism risk in kids 14.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Babies born to mothers who experience a bacterial infection severe enough to require hospitalisation during pregnancy may be at higher risk of developing autism, a study has found.
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Novel method may prevent hearing loss in kids by 50% 13.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Researchers have developed a new magnetic delivery method that may prevent by 50 per cent the hearing loss caused as a result of treatment by a widely used chemotherapy drug.
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The disabled man who fights for children 13.9.2017 Rediff: News
'It's the children that matter. They are the future,' Bhagaban Mohanta, who was born without legs, tells Geetanjali Krishna.
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Whether polio or meningitis, India has shown way in health innovation: Melinda Gates, Gates Foundation 13.9.2017 ET: Opinion
"One of the fantastic things I see in India are self-help groups led by women. They're explaining, culturally, to young women why things like exclusive breastfeeding are important", said Gates.
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‘Whether it's fighting polio or meningitis, India has shown way in health innovation' 13.9.2017 TOI: India
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Ernie Els pulls out of KLM Open to stay in Irma-hit Florida 12.9.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Ernie Els pulls out of KLM Open to stay in Irma-hit Florida
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Differently abled get aid with mobility 12.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Tech-based application by TCS creates personalised exercises
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Measles cases in India dropped by 43% in a year: WHO 12.9.2017 TOI: India
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His best foot forward 12.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Vinod Rawat lost a leg when he was six, but he hasn’t let that stop him striding from goal to goal
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Bridging the gaps 11.9.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Society says I am autistic, but god says I am fine." "It seems that for success in science or art, a dash of autism is required." These are some of the slogans we see quite often in recent times. "There is more awareness and acceptance now, but at the same time the number of children with this developmental disorder is on the rise. And there are very few concerted efforts to address the issue," says Dr Prathibha Karanth, founder director of Communication DEALL (Developmental Eclectic Approach to Language Learning) Trust (Com DEALL Trust) based in Bengaluru. Optimising the child's potential A speech language pathologist with over four decades of experience, Prathibha started the trust in 2000 when she felt the need on the ground for an integrated intervention programme for kids with developmental language disorders including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). "Earlier it used to be considered as a rare disorder. Unlike in the past when we used to consider very severe ones as autism, the entire range is ...
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Wheelchair presented to osteoporosis patient 11.9.2017 Hindu: Vijayawada
District Collector Kartikeya Misra on Monday presented a wheelchair to 12-year-old P. Mary Navya, an osteoporosis patient from Indrapalem in the city. The girl’s mother Latha brought it to the notice ...
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Differently-abled children enjoy Lucknow Metro ride 11.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A group of 18 differently-abled kids along with their teachers took a ride in the Lucknow Metro on Monday. They travelled from Charbagh Metro Station to Transport Nagar Metro Station.
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Medical student’s career in jeopardy 11.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
BMCRI told to lodge police complaint for submission of fake disability certificate
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Illegal detention and beating of schoolboy alleged 11.9.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Collector orders inquiry into the incident by Melur RDO
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