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Mamta Prasad, short haired head shot in an outdoor setting

"The Earth Is Bipolar And So Am I"

Mamta Prasad, who has Bipolar Disorder shares her journey with marijuana addiction, her use of art as a release and the...

The Doctor Dismissed It As Just Dry Cough And Delayed Her TB Diagnosis

Renee, 28 (name changed on request), who was diagnosed with Multi-drug resistant Pulmonary Tuberculosis talks of the...
Shaurya a young man with down syndrome in a blue shirt in front of his paintings holding a burger he sculpted

"I Like To Go Everyday, It's My Work Place"

‘I enjoy painting, I love bright colours specially Red’, says Shaurya who is the proud owner of the Banana Studio in...
A collage of pictures of Rohini showing her before and after weight loss

Losing Weight Is Not Easy But I Did It!

Going through the treadmill of work and life, Rohini Subramanian Katriar was jolted when the weighing scale tipped past...
Lalitha on the right and her daughter Viji Venkatesh on the left smiling at the camera

"Do Not Ignore Discomfort And Pain In Your Eyes"

This week was World Glaucoma Awareness Week. Lalitha Ramakrishnan and Viji Venkatesh, a mother - daughter duo share...
A young girl with Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Scoliosis on a wheelchair

My Biggest Fear : What If I Give Up?

Anushka Panda, 16 from Gurugram, India has Type II Spinal Muscular Atrophy. She and her mother Archana share the fears...
A bespectacled woman in a brown dress and white dupatta sitting on a sofa

When New Age Medical Strides Saved My Mother

Rehan Issa, son of Badar, recounts how the family took a bold decision to let his mother to be the first patient for a...

My Multiple Sclerosis Has Made Me A Better Human Being

Mrs Jyoti Ronghe, 57 of Pune has been battling the crippling Multiple Sclerosis condition for more than 2 decades now....
Srishti on the left with her mother

I Draw To Escape The Pain

Srishti Rai, 24, was born with Epidermolysis Bullosa, a rare genetic skin disease. Here, she talks about how she fights...
Cricket teams posing at the cricket game to spread childhood cancer

A Child Can Become Cancer-Free With Timely And Proper Treatment

Every year in February, Ugam, the childhood cancer survivors support group at Tata Memorial, observes International...

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