Health

Oral contraceptives may impair emotion recognition in Women

There is a widespread use of oral contraceptives (OCs) among women, but little did they know about the effects of OC’s on emotion, cognition, and behavioural changes.&nb...

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Global suicide rates on a downward trend - WHO

According to a study released on 7th February, suicide rates have fallen by more than a third globally, since 1990. The World Health Organization estimates that about at least...

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The Budget Allocation for Health in India

The public health sector in India depends on the yearly budget enforced by the Government. The growing anticipation of the 2019 budget forces us to look back on the previous y...

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Cigarette Butts are not just killing you, but the Environment too

Plastics are finally being recognised as the major pollutant in use and have resulted in ban in many countries as of now. Yet another, bigger problem is of the cigarette filte...

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Exercise and activity can preserve brain cells and prevent Dementia

Researchers have found that people who move around more and are active have shaper brains compared to the sloth-like ones even if they have brain-deterioration. ‘Dementi...

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Domestic violence, abuse and neglect reduce children’s growth and development

From birth to age five, a child’s brain develops more than at any other time in life. And early brain development has a lasting impact on a child’s ability to lear...

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The Himalayan Superwomen: Midwives of Pakistan act as Life-savers

In Pakistan, for every 100,000 babies born, some 260 women die during childbirth. The country is one of 11 countries that comprised 65 per cent of global maternal deaths ...

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India Governance Report brings together stories of good governance from across India

Over the course of the last 10 months, Indian governance has reported its successful initiatives on issues based on health, gender parity, climate change, education and much m...

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A Call for Taxes on Unhealthy Food high in Salt and Sugar

 “Junk food should be taxed”, says England's top doctor, calling on unhealthy food high in sugar and salt. Professor Dame Sally Davies said voluntary agreemen...

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Access to better Health-care Facilities can reduce 71% of Neonatal deaths in India

According to the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) ‘Survive and Thrive’ report released at the Partners’ Forum, it is sai...

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Witchy Brew

In common usage, the word chudail describes an aggressive or quarrelsome woman—cou...

November 30 2019

Back to Basics: Political Organizations in India

In progress and evolution, few basics always remain fundamental to any system or organiz...

November 30 2019

Simran Puri’s Kangan

Women are equals now by law but back then it was different… The story unfolds am...

November 1 2019