Jawhar, Palghar: At the Patangshah cottage hospital in Maharashtra's Palghar district, the mood is tense. With 22 severely malnourished children admitted here, their parents are a worried lot. Ajit Khadam, father of eight month-old Suraj told NDTV, "My son weights 3.5...
Bhubaneswar: In a bid to empower women, the Odisha government on Wednesday reduced the stamp duty by one per cent on purchase of land and houses in names of women in the state. "In a historic decision, Chief Minister Naveen...
For girls, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is more likely to amplify issues with defiance and acting out than problems with depression or anxiety, a research review suggests. Compared to other girls, girls with the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder are more...
New York: Growing up in a well-off home can benefit a child's physical health, but lack of good relationship with parents, or the presence of abuse, may affect health, as well as well-being during mid-life, a study has found. "Good...
New Delhi: Dementia should not be left untreated as it may slowly progress and the difficulties with higher mental functions may decline, say doctors. Neeraj Agarwal, Consultant Neurology, Columbia Asia Hospital in Ghaziabad, says, "When it comes to Alzheimer's or...
Mumbai: The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to Maharashtra government, giving it four weeks to submit a report on deaths of children allegedly due to malnutrition in Palghar district. The Commission in a statement, said it has...
Los Angeles: Feeling lonely? Blame it on your genes, say scientists who have found that loneliness - a trait linked to poor health and early death - is partially heritable. Loneliness is linked to poor physical and mental health, and...
New Delhi: A global study on a range of health indicators released on Thursday has ranked India 143rd among 188 countries, citing various challenges, including mortality rates, malaria hygiene and air pollution. "Despite rapid economic growth, India was ranked 143rd,...
New York: Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are likely to carry the symptoms as young adults and even into their mid-20s, suggests a finding. The study found that the way attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is diagnosed can lead to different...
Mumbai: 'Art Trisomy 21', a two-day exhibition featuring works of specially-abled young adults suffering from Down's Syndrome and other disorders was inaugurated on Wednesday. The exhibition which was inaugurated by Amruta Fadnavis, wife of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, is being held between September 21 and 22 at Coomarswami Hall,...

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