Health

16 Million Reasons To Be Optimistic About Polio

People often ask me how I know the world is getting better. I usually point to numbers like this one: Because of efforts to eradicate polio by groups like Rotary Internatio...

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Centre Plans Saas-Bahu Meets To Promote Family Planning

In a bid to promote family planning, the Union Health Ministry plans to organise Saas-Bahu Sammelans in 146 districts where the fertility rate is 3 or more. The national av...

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Signs Of Child Sexual Abuse that All Parents Need To Know

As a parent, it’s normal to worry about your children. But there are definitely some situations that are more cause for concern than others. One woman recently explai...

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How I Conquered My Fear & Fell In Love With A HIV+ Man

I met Oliver a week after my 19th birthday, at a mixer thrown by a few friends. I still remember what he wore—a red flannel shirt with fitted jeans, classic Converse ...

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Terminal Cancer Patient With Months To Live Conquers Mount Everest

A terminal cancer patient who has months left to live has conquered Mount Everest. Ian Toothill, 47, from Sheffield, reached the top of the world’s highest mountain o...

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Can Mindfulness Reduce Fear Of Labour & Postpartum Depression

Anxiety about labour – and what might come afterwards – causes stress for expectant mothers and increases risk in childbirth. But there could be a natural solut...

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Global Study Finds 75% Of Pregnant Women Don't Have Healthy Weight Gain

Data from Asia, US and Europe finds 23% do not gain enough weight and more than 50% gain too much, increasing risk of premature birth and caesareans A comprehensive new stu...

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Therapy Could Stop Superbugs On Farms

Researchers at Leicester University have shown that it might be possible to develop an alternative to antibiotics for treating diseases in pigs. They have identified a rang...

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The Push Indian Healthcare Needs

One of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) articulated by the United Nations in 2015 is to “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages&rd...

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What Stands In The Way Of Revolutionary Male Contraceptives? Men?

Birth control for men has barely progressed since the first vasectomy in 1899. The reason for that is a little bit of science and a lot of sexism.Tiny room no. 46 on the se...

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National Energy Policy and Public Health

The draft National Energy Policy was released by Niti Aayog on the 27th of June 2017....

August 19 2017

Downward Dog: Deeper than Puppy Love

Downward Dog is a super flawless and vivid take at actually picturing the clich&eacut...

August 19 2017

Summer Movie Showdown

Summer movies are supposed to be the cream of the year, but this year, Hollywood's su...

August 19 2017