physical disability

Family kills pregnant Pakistani woman in Britain


July 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A court in Birmingham held the husband, in-laws and a relative guilty of killing a six-month pregnant Pakistani woman as they believed she was possessed by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Disabled student made false claim, IIT-D tells court (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-D) Monday informed the Delhi High Court that before denying admission to a disabled student, its medical board found his ... Read more...

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Kerala partly complies with NHRC order on endosulphan victims


June 11th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Kerala informed the country's apex human rights panel Monday that it has partially complied with its recommendations on giving compensation to victims of toxic pesticide ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Despite poverty, disability, these Bengal students shine


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) They faced poverty and physical disability but that could not deter these bravehearts from scoring well in this year's Madhyamik examinations of the West Bengal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Deaf-mute can be credible witness: Apex court (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said a deaf-mute need not be prevented from giving evidence in court merely on account of his physical disability as he ... Read more...

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I’ve lost my voice: J.P. Dutta on father’s death


February 11th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Filmmaker J.P. Dutta is bereaved after his father O.P. Dutta's death following prolonged illness. The "Border" director says he will miss the man, who wrote ... Read more...

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Chinese scientists make headway in leprosy prevention


January 30th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 30 (IANS) Chinese scientists have claimed to have identified 10 susceptibility genes for leprosy to date, a finding that will help identify high-risk individuals and aid in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Free hostel for physically challenged in Haryana


January 14th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) The Kurukshetra University (KU) in Haryana will provide free hostel facility to all students of the university and its affiliated colleges who are suffering from physical ... Read more...

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Modified shoes can ease pain in incurable osteoarthritis


October 24th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) A modified shoe can reduce the load in people with knee osteoarthritis, especially during walking, compared to traditionally-designed athletic shoes, new research shows.Knee osteoarthritis causes pain, ... Read more...

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Release prisoners who have completed term: Pakistan-India panel


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) The India-Pakistan Judicial Committee on Prisoners has recommended to the two governments to immediately release prisoners who have completed jail term and whose verification has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Antidepressants could help with stroke recovery


April 8th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 08 (ANI): Patients treated with a short course of antidepressants after a stroke have significantly greater improvement in physical recovery than patients treated with a placebo, a University of Iowa ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aging LGB adults more likely to suffer chronic disease, mental distress


March 30th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): A new study from UCLA Center for Health Policy Research has found that members of aging lesbian, gay and bisexual population are more likely to suffer from certain ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Entertainment |

Employees most invested in their jobs ‘have highest stress levels’


January 26th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has suggested that a workplace's key employees may be at the greatest risk of experiencing high ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Disabled team pulls off 108-km river rafting journey


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Proving grit and determination can overcome physical disability, a team of 13 disabled people rowed their bamboo rafts up the Hooghly river from Haldia in East Midnapore to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Golmaal 3 Faces Legal Trouble


November 17th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Rohit Shetty was a happy man on this Diwali as his festive release Golmaal 3 was a grand success and he was receiving good response at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wiped off streets for CWG, vendors scramble for living


November 14th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sugandha Pathak New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Seventy-year-old Shanti was a garland seller for 40 years on the streets of Delhi. Now she sits in a cold corner of a shelter for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Strong marriages can reduce rheumatoid arthritis patients’ pain


October 27th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has revealed that strong marriages for patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (RA)-a painful and debilitating condition-is associated with experiencing less pain and enjoying better functioning ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Only the sky’s the limit for Nepal’s cured leprosy patients


October 24th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 24 (IANS) Five gritty former leprosy patients, who battled physical disability, social stigma and ostracisation, Sunday began a dogged battle to show that nothing was beyond their invincible ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

France’s Quadruple Amputee Philippe Croizon Crosses English Channel


September 21st, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Wissant, France, Sep 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Where there is a will, there is always a way. Even without arms and legs, Philippe Croizon never stopped dreaming of making it big ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Fernandes was assisted in taking Rajya Sabha oath’


May 20th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A Right to Information (RTI) response has revealed that former defence minister George Fernandes, who is suffering from Alzheimer's, had symptoms of physical disability even at the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Low vitamin D levels linked to multiple sclerosis brain atrophy


April 30th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): In a new study, neurologists at the University at Buffalo have shown that low vitamin D levels may be associated with more advanced physical disability and cognitive impairment ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shimla’s captured leopard fights for life (With Images)


February 26th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 26 (IANS) A one-and-a-half year-old leopard is struggling for life after it was captured by the wildlife department when it strayed into the heart of this hill town, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Leopard strays into Shimla, condition critical (Lead)


February 25th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 25 (IANS) Panic gripped this Himachal Pradesh capital Thursday when a leopard was spotted strolling in areas adjoining the Mall, an official said. The wildlife officials later trapped the animal. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Prozac, Celexa show promise for rheumatoid arthritis treatment


February 25th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A new British study has found that fluoxetine and citalopram exhibit anti-inflammatory effects.The study led by Sandra Sacre, Ph.D. from the Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

At Bangalore sports meet, winner is ‘human spirit’


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 2 (IANS) As the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports (IWAS) World Games ended here, participants were unanimous that the event marked the triumph of human spirit. "It does not matter who ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Visually impaired woman becomes Revenue Officer in Jharkhand


November 17th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI
Jamshedpur, Nov 17(ANI): Overcoming her physical disability, Ranju Kumari a visually impaired woman, has become a State Revenue Officer in Jharkhand.Ranju, belonging to a middle class family, has demonstrated that physical ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Meet Deepa Malik, a rallyist with a difference


October 10th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 11 (IANS) Deepa Malik, who is competing in the 11th edition of what is arguably the world's highest and toughest motor rally - the Maruti Suzuki Raid-de-Himalaya - is a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Smoking may lead to brain damage in multiple sclerosis patients


August 18th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Cigarette smoking can cause brain damage in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study.Scientists at the University at Buffalo have shown that MS patients who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Delay in repairing torn ligament ups athletes’ physical disability risk


July 13th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that delay in repairing a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in athletes, as young as 14, is likely to elevate the risk of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ex-soldier rides across country on his ‘peace’ bicycle


July 1st, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 1 (IANS) When the spirit is keen, the body obliges. This ex-soldier is fighting different battles - one against his handicap and one for peace and brotherhood, as he cycles ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Need of more physiotherapy facilities highlighted in Jammu and Kashmir


June 28th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 28 (ANI): A two-day national conference of physiotherapists held in Srinagar highlighted the gains of physiotherapy, particularly in cases of physical disability and post-surgery care.Jammu and Kashmir, which experienced insurgency ... Read more...

Posted in National |

A meet for physically challenged to find life partners


April 13th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Keeping in mind that physical disability is often a hindrance when looking for a prospective bride or groom, a matrimonial website is organising a matrimony meet for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cognitive behaviour therapy helps ease anxiety in older adults


April 8th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A new study from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston has found that cognitive behaviour therapy can significantly improve mental health in older adults with generalised anxiety disorder.Generalized anxiety ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Physical disability brings more happiness to marriages: Study


December 21st, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): With age catching up, the onset of physical disability boosts a couples marital happiness more often than not, according to a study.The study, led by Jeremy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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