HEALTH LAW

WHO Appeals For Contributions For Health Services To Rohingya Refugees

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged the international community to contribute generously to enable appropriate health services to the 1.3 million "highly vulnerable"...

Make Compulsory Minimum Period For Doctors To Work In India, Parliamentary...

A parliamentary panel has recommended that a “compulsory minimum period” of working within the country be...

MENTAL HEALTH NEWS

Feeling Anxious? Blame the Size of Your Waistline

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders, and it’s more likely to affect women, especially middle-aged women. Although anxiety can be...

Pet Therapy – Does it Help in Stress Management?

"Pet therapy" is widely used in nursing homes, prisons, hospitals, and schools to reduce loneliness, anger, depression, and stress. Research in this area has...

OPINIONS

National Health Protection Scheme: Implementation May be the Biggest Challenge

Finance minister Arun Jaitley had on February 1 unveiled National Health Protection Scheme, under Ayushman Bharat Programme. National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) is acclaimed...




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WOMEN'S HEALTH

Severity of Menopause Symptoms Could Help Predict Heart Disease

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in women. A study of 138 menopausal women examined the association of mood, symptoms, and quality...