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The big Twitter question: Is Stephen Fry’s doctor Indian?

An year ago, Stephen Fry was diagnosed with prostate cancer for which he had to undergo a surgery.

published on : 20th January 2019

NIMHANS should take up nationwide programme to tackle suicides: Rajnath Singh

The minister also sought the assistance of experts at the institution to help armed police forces de-stress in the wake of suicides across the country.

published on : 20th January 2019

Bengaluru mental health centre Mpower to launch today

With more youngsters seeking mental health assistance today, Mpower will spread its wings to schools in Bengaluru.

published on : 20th January 2019

Telangana schools to hire paediatricians, take classes on sex education, mental health

s part of the program, first, the department is planning to cover over 50,000 government schools across the State with the help of local doctors and paediatricians from the PATS.

published on : 14th January 2019

Adolescents exposed to cannabis at risk of long-term anxiety disorders

When fear extinction does not occur properly, anxiety disorders such as post-traumatic stress syndrome, phobias or panic attacks occur.

published on : 9th January 2019

Negative social media behaviour linked to depression

In a study of over 500 millennials who actively use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and/or Snapchat, the team from Texas State University identified five key social media factors associated with MDD.

published on : 9th January 2019

Cancer diagnosis may up suicide risk in patients

Among the 4,671,989 patients in the analysis, 1,585 committed suicide within one year of their diagnosis.

published on : 7th January 2019

Government spending on libraries, parks, police boosts happiness

In the study, published in the journal Social Science Research, Flavin analysed data on respondents' self-reported levels of happiness for 1976-2006.

published on : 7th January 2019

Whiffing your partner's sweaty clothes can reduce stress

The findings of a study showed that women feel calmer after being exposed to their male partner's scent, lowering levels of the stress hormone cortisol.

published on : 7th January 2019

Higher use of social media linked to depression in girls: Study

They found that two-fifths of girls have suffered online harassments or online bullying compared to one-quarter of boys.

published on : 6th January 2019

Kindness can help heart patients recover from emotional trauma 

The study found emotional trauma following a heart attack was more common in men who saw themselves as alpha males who, after becoming a heart patient, saw themselves as the runt in the litter.

published on : 4th January 2019

Parent's job stress affects children's health

The researchers looked at so-called "self-regulatory resources," or the amount of self-control parents bring to parenting, including the ability to act in a more reflective manner.

published on : 4th January 2019

Uttar Pradesh: Thousands of mentally challenged persons chained like animals in Badaun

According to Article 21, every person with mental illness shall not only have a right to live with dignity but shall be protected from cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.

published on : 3rd January 2019

Risk of depression, anxiety higher in cerebral palsy patients

A study found that people with cerebral palsy face unique challenges as they age which could be linked to anxiety and depression.

published on : 3rd January 2019

This is how peppy videos online make you happier

Being affected by others' emotions is known as "contagion" and "homophily" refers to the tendency of people seeking out others like themselves.

published on : 2nd January 2019
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