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Are We as a Community Failing Special Needs Families?

The recent incident of a mother in Bengaluru flinging her disabled child to death has stirred many reactions and caused...

I am Bipolar. Will You Marry Me?

Dr Avinash Joshi, a psychiatrist, has set up a marriage bureau for people with psychiatric and physical disabilities in...

Diabetes and Depression: Is There a Link?

12% of people with diabetes have major depression, and about 10 to 20% have minor depression. In a new analysis,...

Does Targeted Cancer Drug Work?

A clinical trial update on long term research carried out on patients with advanced gastro intestinal stromal tumours...

Empowering Parents To Make SMART Therapy Choices

Child therapy, specially for those who have neurological issues, without parental supervision can often lead to more...

A Friendship Haven for Parents and their Children with Special Needs

Mitr is a vibrant community centre in Chennai for parents who have children with special needs, where you can bond with...

Creating Job Avenues for the Speech and Hearing Impaired

"Convincing the parents and gaining their trust was the hardest" - Prashant Issar, CEO and cofounder of Mirchi and Mime...

Glen Campbell dies at 81 after battling Alzheimer's

Country Pop Singer Glen Campbell dies at 81 due to Alzheimer's. Also an exclusive clip from the end of the James Keach...

What would you do if you found yourself in complete darkness?

Poesy Liang 小詩 is an artist who uses art to question and break down stereotypes. She survived 3 spinal surgeries...

Palliative Care Centre in Memory of her Daughter

The Romila Palliative Care Centre was started by Dr Armida Fernandez, after she lost her daughter to cancer. While the...

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