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Social Distancing is Heart Breaking for persons with disability

Social Distancing is Heartbreaking For Us

Bangalore based journalist, L Subramani, who lost his vision to retinitis pigmentosa as a teenager, writes how he...

Running Has Helped Me Manage Diabetes and Thyroid

Dr. R. Asha Rajani,65, a retired professor at Madras Veterinary College has fought diabetes together with breast cancer...

Diabetes is a Tricky Disease with A Massive Emotional Burden

Shloka Ramachandran, diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at 7 years of age, delves into important learnings on how to take...

ALK Lung Cancer Patients Work Together To Increase Life Expectancy

Shiba Suresh, who was diagnosed with Stage IV ALK mutation lung cancer, was immediately started with targeted therapy....
Collage of a heart and lung transplant recipient who had congenital hole in heart

This Covid Situation Is Like Living The Transplant Life All Over Again

Mili Vakilna, 22 is a hotel management student who underwent a very rare combined heart and double lung transplant at...
Challenges of living after a stroke

"I Feel Defeated all the Time After My Stroke"

Atul Tandon, a successful lawyer, had a severe stroke that led to his cognitive impairment, memory loss and shattered...

"Suicide Is Much Tougher On Those Left Behind"

Sejal Jobanputra lost her father to suicide at a time when she herself was grappling with a number of health issues....
The author, a woman in a red and yellow sari and a yellow blouse, holding birds

I Lost My Voice Due to Passive Smoking

Nalini Satyanaraya, 72-year-old nonsmoker, was diagnosed with throat (voice box) cancer 10 years back because of...

"Interstitial Cystitis Gave Me A Reason To Love And Treasure Life"

Balaka Basu, founder of Interstitial Cystitis India, shares the story of her journey of being diagnosed with this...

The Crooked Road To a Double Lung Transplant

It all started with a black-out on a staircase. Neeta Seth, walks us through the crooked road to a diagnosis of...

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