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Centre to improve mental health launched


September 7th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) To address gaps in mental health services and to promote research, capacity building and improving the quality of life of the mentally disabled, a centre ... Read more...

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Legislative business in monsoon session (With ‘13/20: Another low-yield parliament session ends’)


September 7th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government could get only six bills introduced and six passed by either houses of parliament as the 20-day monsoon session ... Read more...

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Both houses adjourned, two bills quickly passed (Third Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Continuing protests by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations Tuesday forced the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha to adjourn for the ... Read more...

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Parliamentary approval for NIMHANS Bill


September 4th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A bill seeking to provide "institution of national importance" status to the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences in Bangalore was accorded parliamentary ... Read more...

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BJP protests stall parliament again (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Continuing protests by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations Tuesday forced the Lok Sabha to adjourn for the day Tuesday, while ... Read more...

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Dutch varsity to do research in eye care in India


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 22 (IANS) The Netherlands-based Maastricht University will conduct joint research with Narayana Nethralaya in this tech hub on preventive eye care, leading to discovery of cost-effective medicine for ... Read more...

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Five mental clinics to come up in Jammu region


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 2 (IANS) Kashmir's Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma has announced opening of mental health clinics in five of the 10 districts in Jammu region.The six million people in ... Read more...

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‘India faces 50 percent nursing shortage’


March 29th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 29 (IANS) The fledgling health sector in India is facing a 50 percent shortage of nursing staff due to demand outstripping supply and many female nurses preferring to ... Read more...

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Is India finally waking up to mental illness?


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Ignorance, stigma and lack of doctors have long marred mental healthcare in India. But with stressful lifestyles and ever increasing cases of depression, this much ... Read more...

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Boost for research in mental health, neuro-sciences


January 20th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) A new Centre for Advanced Research for Innovation in Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences will be set up here, Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad ... Read more...

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Need to strengthen mental health services in country: Azad


January 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Friday announced the establishment of an advanced mental health research centre here to provide efficient mental health facilities to people.Speaking ... Read more...

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Women linked to drug abuse at depression risk


November 14th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Women linked to drug abuse in any form -- as partners of drug abusers or narcotics consumers themselves -- are more vulnerable to mental health ... Read more...

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20 million need mental health care: Expert


October 11th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Around 20 million people in India need medical treatment for serious mental disorders, with a majority of them belonging to the most deprived section of ... Read more...

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Yoga effective in treating psychiatric disorders


September 20th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Many see yoga as a fad or simply a health enhancer. But a number of scientific studies have found it effective as a therapy in ... Read more...

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We tend to stick to our own class socially


April 29th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) There may be a reason why we naturally befriend and marry people of our own social standing. A part of our brain that controls motivation and ... Read more...

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Our own social status determines our brain’s response to others’ rank!


April 29th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A new study has suggested that our own social status influences the way our brains respond to others of higher or lower rank.People of higher subjective socio-economic status ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants help but may rob you of sleep


April 21st, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Anti-depressants cut both ways -- they may banish your blues but can also cheat you of sleep and affect your concentration, a study says. These findings ... Read more...

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Eating disorders prevalent among adolescents: US study


March 8th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new US study has found that eating disorders are prevalent in the adolescent population and are associated with other psychiatric disorders, role impairment, and suicidality.Sonja A. Swanson, ... Read more...

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Is racial identity tied to happiness?


March 6th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Black people who identify more strongly with their racial identity are generally happier. "This is the first empirical study we know of that shows a relationship ... Read more...

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Over 120 doctors quit government hospitals


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1, (IANS) As many as 121 doctors have left premier government hospitals, including the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Safdarjung Hospital, to join private ... Read more...

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Eighth Aero India 2011 - International Seminar to be held in Bangalore


January 29th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 29 (ANI): The eighth Aero India 2011 - International Seminar conducted will held at National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) Convention Centre here from February 7 to ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned for the 18th day (Lead)


December 7th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Parliament was adjourned Tuesday for the 18th successive day of its winter session amid continued demands by the opposition for a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe ... Read more...

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New mums ‘grow bigger brains within months of birth’


October 21st, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): New research from the National Institute of Mental Health suggests that the brains of new mothers bulked up in areas linked to motivation and behaviour, and that mothers ... Read more...

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Once a mental asylum, NIMHANS hails new status


October 20th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) "We are proud of it." These few words summed up the celebratory mood at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences here on becoming an institute ... Read more...

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NIMHANS now institute of national importance


October 20th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore was Wednesday announced as an institute of national importance by the union cabinet, an official statement ... Read more...

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NIMHANS to be an institute of national importance


October 20th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.20 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposal of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare to declare National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore ... Read more...

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Brain scans may now decide if child can be prosecuted


September 24th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) A brain scan, which can show our maturity levels, could in future decide whether a child should be prosecuted for a crime. An MRI scan can tell one's age ... Read more...

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‘Kari Chirathe’ Music Launched, Movie Ready


August 31st, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director K Madesh's latest Kannada movie titled "Kari Chirathe' has launched its music on 28th August. The music of the movie was composed by music director ... Read more...

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Government taking steps to retain best doctors: Azad


August 27th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Nearly 100 doctors, including 12 from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), have resigned from central government hospitals in the past three years, Minister of ... Read more...

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Study suggests possibilities for treatments for anxiety disorders


June 4th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A memory of safety can now be induced in rats' brain, mimicking the effect of training.The study, which was carried out with support from the National Institute ... Read more...

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Anti-fear drug may help erase painful memories


June 4th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): It is possible to overcome bad memories of painful situations with the help of a chemical that works on the brain, say scientists.Researchers suggest that anti-fear medication could ... Read more...

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Take cognitive therapy to come out of severe depression


May 13th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) You can come out of depression, even if it is severe, with the help of cognitive therapy, says a new study. Cognitive Therapy is one of the main techniques ... Read more...

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Autism effects may be reversible


April 24th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have highlighted a mechanism for significant disruption of gene activity in autism that may be reversible.The research by scientists at The George Washington ... Read more...

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Over 50pct women in abusive relationships think their partners are dependable


April 13th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): More than half of the women in abusive relationships think their partners are highly dependable and still possess certain good qualities, according to a survey.A new study by ... Read more...

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Over half of abused women see male partners as dependable


April 13th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 13 (IANS) Why do many women still remain in abusive relationships with their male partners? A new study says they see their partners as dependable and affectionate. The study by researchers ... Read more...

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