Mental Health News

Mental Health News

Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.

mental healthcare bill

All You Need To Know About The Mental Healthcare Bill

The Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016, aims to provide provide for mental healthcare and services for persons with mental illness and ensure these persons have...
Health Care

GOP Has No Choice But To Keep Pushing Health Care Rock Up The Hill

This week’s effort to resurrect the GOP bill to overhaul the Affordable Care Act has apparently met the same end as the first try...
Hormone Therapy

Hormone Therapy May Lead to Improved Cognitive Function

Hormones affect just about everything that goes on in a woman’s body, from reproductive function and sexual libido to weight gain and overall mood....
Air Quality

Interview: ‘Tracking Air Quality Block By Block’ – Brian Beveridge, Co-Founder, West Oakland Environmental...

OAKLAND, Calif. — A local environmental advocacy group last week launched a first-of-its kind monitoring project, installing air quality sensors in the densely packed...
national health policy

Decoding The National Health Policy

Priorities are changing, people are more aware of the health insurance, health laws and personal wellbeing in particular. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime...
mental health care

Mental Health Care in the Community: Lessons From India

In India, where 1 in 10 persons are reportedly receiving treatment for mental illnesses, and an  an estimated 150 million are in need of active...
Pet Therapy

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...
Anxiety

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...

CureFit in talks to buy healthcare start-ups, including Serenity Mental Health

CureFit, a healthcare and fitness start-up launched by former Flipkart executives Mukesh Bansal and Ankit Nagori, is close to making two acquisitions as it...
lok sabha passes mental healthcare bill

Lok Sabha Passes The Mental Healthcare Bill

6.10 p.m: Lok Sabha passes the Mental Healthcare Bill. House adjourned till 11.00 am on March 28. 5.30 p.m.: Lok Sabha Union Minister for Health and...