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Category: Mental Health
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1 in 4 New Medical Students Enroll in a College of Osteopathic Medicine 125 Years After Founding of the Profession 24.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2017 : Osteopathic medicine, a distinctive form of medical education and practice, is marking the 125th anniversary of the rapidly growing profession.
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BJP says chief minister has 'lost his mental stability' 23.9.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Union Minister Minister for Statistics and Programme Implementation D V Sadananda Gowda on Saturday accused Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of losing his mental stability and said people have stopped taking him seriously for his "loose talk". "The chief minister appears to have lost mental stability. He has realised that his party cannot come back to power in the next election. Hence, he is making desperate statements...People have stopped taking him seriously for his loose talk," he told reporters who sought his reaction to Siddaramaiah's statement that Yeddyurappa does not have the courage to demand farm loan waiver from the Centre. BJP spokesperson S Suresh Kumar said the chief minister has been providing entertainment to people by making such speeches. 'Leaders as thieves' A senior Congress MLA (K N Rajanna) recently described Congress leaders as thieves and Health Minister K R Ramesh Kumar defended him. The chief minister has failed to pacify his own party leaders. Hence, he has been accusing Modi and ...
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Bulletproof Announces Fifth Annual Bulletproof Biohacking Conference 23.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
SEATTLE, Sept. 23, 2017 : Bulletproof 360, Inc., creators of Bulletproof coffee and other high-performance food and nutrition products, announced today the location and details for the fifth annual Bulletproof Biohacking Conference.
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Need for policy on dementia 23.9.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Age-related dementia is still not seen as a public health issue.
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Tales of the hypochondriacs: listen to your bodies 23.9.2017 Hindu: Open Page
Health anxiety is in your mind, distressed and paranoid, that suspects the natural sensations and tells you not to trust them
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Back to home and hearth 23.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Courtesy the DLSA, a Sakshatkaram resident will join her siblings
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Smartphone apps may help reduce depression 23.9.2017 Sify Finance
Smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, a finding which may pave the way for safe and accessible interventions for the millions of people with the mental disorder, researchers have confirmed.
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Smartphone apps may help treat depression: Study 23.9.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Depression is the most prevalent mental disorder and a leading cause of global disability
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Smartphone apps may help reduce depression 23.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, a finding which may pave the way for safe and accessible interventions for the millions of people with the mental disorder, researchers have confirmed.
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Can smartphone apps help in reducing depression? 22.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 22 : To tackle the most prevalent mental disorder i.e. depression, researchers are now focusing on the one thing that humans, these days, are addicted to- smartphones.
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India to host global meet on stroke from September 23 22.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India will host a global conference on stroke, which is likely to be attended by over 500 experts from various medically advanced nations. The meet will focus on the advancements in stroke management.
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One in four teen girls at increased risk of depressed: Study 22.9.2017 New Kerala: Health News
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 22 : A team of Briton researchers has recently found that one in four adolescent girls, especially poor, are at an increased risk of depression.
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Human frontiers: How much heat can the body and mind take? 22.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
HEATWAVE-HEALTH/SCIENCE (FEATURE):FEATURE-Human frontiers: How much heat can the body and mind take?
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“Hospital’s are getting more cases of Alzheimer’s” 22.9.2017 Hindu: Leisure
Onset of the disease can be retarded, says VIMHANS chief psychiatrist
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Six Warning Signs to Help Avert a Mental Health Crisis 21.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 21, 2017 : Far too many Americans suffer in silence when facing a mental health crisis. According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control, suicide rates in the U.S. have been steadily increasing since 1999, with over 10 million Americans considering suicide in 2015, and nearly 1.5 million made an attempt on their own life.
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Yoga to be taught in Tamil Nadu schools as part of skill development: CM 21.9.2017 News
Palaniswami also said teachers had the responsibility of shaping a child by instilling discipline
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India urgently needs national dementia policy: Experts 21.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With the increase in the ageing population, India urgently needs to formulate a national policy for tackling rising cases of Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia which can impair memory and significantly lower quality of life, health experts have said.
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Do your social media posts reflect moods or illness? 21.9.2017 Rediff: Columns
Is what you post online who you really are?
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Elderly developing dementia need quicker attention, say experts 21.9.2017 TOI: Goa
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Dementia cases under-reported; patients need specialised care 20.9.2017 deccanherald.com
"Looking at her, I felt guilty and asked myself what I did that she fell into this situation. "When the disease became severe, she stopped listening to me. She could not recognise her grandchildren, she forgot to speak, she forgot how to eat, she started losing focus even while walking," said Wing Commander (retd), D P Sabarwal, who took care of his wife (Kanta Sabarwal) who has been suffering from Alzheimers for the past 10 years. "She walked into another building thinking it is our apartment. That is when we took her to a psychiatrist," said Sabarwal. He said it takes a major toll on the care giver and will affect their mental health. Kanta was later taken to Nightingales Medical Trust (NMT), an NGO which has tied up with the government to care for the elderly. Kanta is among hundreds of people who suffer this condition as a result of the Alzheimers. "There are around 30,000 people in the city with dementia. But this is under-reported," said Dr Radha Murthy, managing trustee and co-founder of ...
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