cerebral palsy

Achievers with cerebral palsy felicitated in Mumbai


September 4th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) On the first World Cerebral Palsy Day, 16 individuals were Tuesday presented excellence awards for their contributions in various fields in a function organised by an ... Read more...

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Stella McCartney donates sketch to auction


May 5th, 2012 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Former Beatle Paul McCartney's daughter, designer Stella McCartney has donated a signed sketch to a charity art auction, which will benefit children with special needs.The ... Read more...

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15 million babies born prematurely every year


May 3rd, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Fifteen million babies are born too soon every year and 1.1 million die shortly after birth, making premature birth the second leading cause of death in ... Read more...

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Government should implement reservation for disabled: MP


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Tarun Vijay Wednesday demanded that the government fully implement reservation provisions for the disabled and apprise parliament about the ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha passes bill to include disabled in RTE Act (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) A bill to include children with disabilities in the ambit of the Right to Education (RTE) Act was passed by the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.The Right ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha takes up bill to include disabled in RTE


April 24th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) A bill to include children with disabilities in the ambit of the Right to Education (RTE) was taken up by the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.The Right ... Read more...

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Chinese internet users identify role models


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Ten ordinary Chinese have been recognized as national role models, based on the results of a quarterly online poll. The 10 were chosen for their actions ... Read more...

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Palsy patient still feels scared when boarding plane


April 19th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Forty-two-year-old Jeeja Ghosh, who was offloaded from a Spicejet flight a few months back for being a patient of cerebral palsy, Thursday said she still feels ... Read more...

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Man divorces wife over breast enhancement


April 7th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 7 (IANS) A man in China has divorced his wife for using a breast enhancement gel while blaming her steroid injections for causing their daughter's cerebral palsy, a ... Read more...

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Need to sensitize society on autism


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Mukul Wasnik Monday said there was an urgent need to sensitise the society about autism to ensure a dignified ... Read more...

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Shonali Bose focuses lens on taboo subject - again


March 20th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Once bitten twice shy is a proverb you cannot apply to filmmaker Shonali Bose. For the second time in her life, she is trying to make ... Read more...

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Deboarding incident a rights violation: Government


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS)The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has asked Ministry of Civil Aviation to order an enquiry into the incident which saw off-loading of ... Read more...

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Punish airline for deboarding woman: Disabled rights group


February 21st, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Calling it a violation of fundamental rights, the NGO Disabled Rights Group (DGR) Tuesday demanded stringent action against a private airline for deboarding a woman ... Read more...

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Celebs cheer wheelchair, senior citizens’ marathon


January 15th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Bollywood actors like Ranbir Kapoor and Shabana Azmi cheered to support the physically challenged participants and senior citizens as the Wheelchair Event and the Senior ... Read more...

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Rise in temperature can lead to stillbirths


December 16th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) Increase in temperature levels can affect pregnant women more than others, resulting in more stillbirths and shorter pregnancies, says an Australian study.Adrian Barnett, associate professor at ... Read more...

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China, Canada to build Alzheimer’s research centre


October 24th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 24 (IANS) A China-Canada joint research centre for child development and the study of Alzheimer's disease will be built at a children's hospital in southwest China, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Women awarded for exemplary work for marginalised kids


August 19th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Three women have been awarded by the ministry of women and child development for their exemplary work for the welfare of marginalised children in different ... Read more...

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Arun Shourie: Threshold of pain (IANS Books)


July 19th, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The compassion of the Buddha and personal suffering combined to script a religion of pain and redemption for journalist-politician-writer Arun Shourie, who recalls the trauma ... Read more...

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Terror, suffering, cricket on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


July 14th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The book pile this week is serious, sombre and reminiscent of the good times that the country had - at a time when the country ... Read more...

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Final draft of new disability law submitted


July 1st, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The final draft of a new disability law has been submitted to Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Mukul Wasnik, a statement said Friday.According to the ... Read more...

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Chinese mother jailed for drowning twins


June 29th, 2011 - 5:47 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) A woman in China was Tuesday sentenced to five years of imprisonment for drowning her twin sons in a bathtub after drugging them, Xinhua reported.The court ... Read more...

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Public sympathy for Chinese woman who killed two kids


May 18th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) A Chinese woman who poisoned her twin teenaged sons because they were partially paralysed has drawn sympathy from over 1,000 people who wrote a joint letter ... Read more...

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US cop finds starving, caged 6-yr-old eating her own flesh to live


May 4th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 4 (ANI): A six-year-old US girl, who was kept in a cage almost starved to death by her own parents, was found eating her own flesh to survive.Brian and Shannon ... Read more...

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Lewis’s brother says cerebral palsy won’t stall racing dream


April 25th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 25 (ANI): He has always been a familiar face on the Formula 1 circuit, sharing his former world champion brother Lewis Hamilton's triumphs and occasional disappointments, and now, Nic Hamilton ... Read more...

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Brother Nicholas thanks Lewis Hamilton for motor sports entry


April 4th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 4 (ANI): Nicolas Hamilton has thanked his superstar brother Lewis for persuading their dad that he has what it takes to make it in motor sport.Having got his first ... Read more...

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Hamilton says his disabled brother has always been an inspiration to him


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2(ANI): Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has said that his disabled younger brother, Nicolas, who will make his racetrack debut at Brands Hatch today, has always been an inspiration to ... Read more...

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Samantha Cameron talks of ‘devastation’ of losing a child


March 30th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Samantha, the wife of British Prime Minister David Cameron, has told a charity gathering here of the devastation parents feel at losing a child.Samantha's speech at a ... Read more...

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Hamilton to take 13,000-mile detour to watch disabled brother make racetrack debut


March 29th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 29(ANI): McLaren's Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton will make a 13,000-mile round trip to England this weekend to watch his disabled younger brother, Nicolas, race.Hamilton will watch 19-year-old Nicolas, ... Read more...

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Some patients with cerebral palsy have asymmetric pelvic bones: Study


March 10th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Most children with severe cerebral palsy have starkly asymmetric pelvic bones, Johns Hopkins Children's Center researchers have discovered.The newly identified misalignment can affect how surgeries of the pelvis, ... Read more...

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Boy gets 7.3 mn pounds for medical blunder


March 4th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) A seven-year-old has been awarded 7.3 million pounds in compensation after a medical blunder left him only able to communicate through his eyes.The damage ... Read more...

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Hamilton’s disabled brother to hit racetrack as inspiration for other ‘challenged people’


February 17th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17(ANI): Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton's disabled younger brother is all set to take to the racetrack.Nick, who has cerebral palsy, wants to follow Lewis' footsteps and be an ... Read more...

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Geri Jewell Reveals She Is Lesbian In Her Autobiography


January 29th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Geri Jewell who earned fame for acting in 'The Facts of Life' as Geri, the cousin of Blair has come out open about her sexual ... Read more...

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Clinic Re-opens After Hyperbaric Chamber Blast In 2009


January 24th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A controversial clinic in Florida named Neubauer Hyperbaric Neurologic Center has once again opened its doors for patients. The clinic that claims to offer relief to ... Read more...

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Britney Spears: All Set For A Cause


January 21st, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
There is finally hope for all women out there who want to look like Britney Spears. The buzz is doing the rounds that Spears is giving an opportunity for all her ... Read more...

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New method can yield more info from newborn blood spot screenings


January 13th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Scientists have created a method that can yield more information from archived newborn blood that has implications for a vast array of research, including population health studies and ... Read more...

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