Patient with mental illness dumped on road by GRH staff?

According to sources, the patient, Prakash Raj from Mapalayam in Madurai, was admitted to the GRH a month ago with an ulcer on his leg.

published on : 11th March 2023

North Korea locks down capital over 'respiratory illness'

The notice did not mention Covid-19 but said that the illnesses currently spreading in the capital included the common cold, report said.

published on : 25th January 2023

Looking forward to a mentally healthy year

In reality, mental health is a continuum as is physical health. Anyone can be in a state of mind that fluctuates between wellness and illness, as it happens in physical health.

published on : 2nd January 2023

The criticality of critical illness insurance

There are critical illness insurance policies that offer the optional benefit of covering several (approximately 30 plus usually) critical illnesses such as cancer, heart attack and kidney failure.

published on : 14th November 2022

OLF 2022: Spirituality a cure for mental illness

A mother of two and an Oxford graduate, Raje was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the peak of her career.

published on : 7th November 2022

All paranoid schizophrenia patient need to be dealt with differently: HC while reinstating RPSF constable

The court said those suffering from paranoid schizophrenia require constant assistance, medication and treatment as they may act erratically and, by and large, they are not harmful to people.

published on : 4th November 2022

Indians aged 25-34 seeking help for mental health: Healthcare company

Practo, the healthcare company, revealed that Bengaluru has witnessed 19 per cent cases of eating disorder and 17 per cent of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). 

published on : 10th October 2022

Defending champion Naomi Osaka withdraws from Pan Pacific Open due to illness

Her withdrawal comes ahead of her second-round match against Number 16 Beatriz Haddad Maia.

published on : 22nd September 2022

LKG, UKG classes too shut in Pondy till September 25 following a rise in 'flu-like fever' cases 

Private clinics across Puducherry were also receiving cases of influenza for some days now.

published on : 17th September 2022

Schools shut after high rise in flu-like illness among children in Puducherry

"During the last 10 days, there have been at least 50 per cent spike in fever cases among children and their turnout at hospitals has also increased," said a spokesperson of the Health Department.

published on : 16th September 2022

In parts of Mideast, power generators spew toxic fumes 24/7

Experts call it national suicide from an environmental and health perspective.

published on : 12th September 2022

Healing hands and better halves: Partners to people with mental health conditions open up

Partners to people with mental health conditions open up about their struggles, acts of support, and striking a balance between love and the self.

published on : 29th August 2022

Is critical illness cover necessary?

In the last column we initiated a discussion on how vital Term Insurance Cover is for anyone with even a single financial dependant.

published on : 22nd August 2022

How spoonies do it: A theory that estimates and correlates with your energy levels

Now Spoonie communities have sprung up on social media across platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to communicate, counsel and share experiences.

published on : 14th August 2022

61 residents in Chhattisgarh village died of 'unknown' illness in couple of years, claim locals

The villagers handed over a letter to Sukma district collector, claiming that 61 people who had symptoms of swelling on their hands and legs, have died there since 2020.

published on : 6th August 2022

Ayurveda is an asset to Indian healthcare

No serious attempt is yet forthcoming to evaluate and tap the vast potential of Ayurveda in dealing with public health issues.

published on : 23rd July 2022

1 in 8 people live with mental disorders, numbers rose after Covid: WHO report

The landmark report also highlighted the 'enormous' economic consequences of mental health conditions, saying that productivity losses significantly outstrip the direct costs of care.

published on : 17th June 2022

Breathe free

Asthma is probably one of the most common illness we see around us or suffer from, ourselves, and yet know little to nothing about it.

published on : 4th May 2022

Centre asks states/UTs to review health facility preparedness amid rising temperature

Rainwater harvesting and recycling plants may also be explored for self sufficiency in water, the letter highlighted.

published on : 1st May 2022

Respiratory illnesses high among Ennore kids: Study

Over 63% of the 207 ‘under 5’ children from the Ennore area reported having experienced one or more respiratory issues in the month preceding the survey.

published on : 12th April 2022
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