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How to Pick the Perfect Retirement Home for Yourself

With the population of elderly persons, above 60, increasing substantially, the need for comfortable, well-equipped...

Heartburn Drugs that link to Higher Risk of Early Death - New Study

 A new study published in the journal BMJ Open compared the health outcomes of people prescribed Proton Pump...

Indian Trains and Railway stations need to be accessible

Meet Miss Wheelchair Runner Up 2014, Model/Actress, Motivational Speaker, Writer, Disability Rights Advocate and Quora'...

We Should Not Treat Senior Citizens Like Dead Assets

With the rapid increase in ageing population, elder abuse is predicted to increase in the coming years. We speak to...

How can Dementia Friends help?

The Dementia Friends Program of SCARF (Schizophrenia Research Foundation) is a unique initiative aimed to create...

Portrait of a Family Affected by Mental Illness

In the book Em and the Big Hoom, Jerry Pinto takes the reader right into the heart of the Mendeses family which reels...

Cane Prosthetic Legs for Dancing, Climbing and Running

The world’s first prosthetic legs made out of special kind of cane allows an amputee to walk, run and dance with...

What do Siblings of Children with a Condition Struggle With?

Dr Roma Kumar, Clinical Psychologist and Senior Consultant at the Institute of Child Health at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital,...

Smoking Causes Early Death Among 50% of its Users

Dr Prakash C. Gupta, Director of Healis-Sekhsaria Institute of Public Health, has researched public health in India...

Know Your Mental HealthCare Act

In March this year, in a landmark move, the Indian Lok Sabha passed a resolution in favour of those with mental illness...

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