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Dementia is set to rapidly escalate in India but awareness remains low

Dec 26, 2015

Dementia is set to rapidly escalate in India but awareness remains low

India has a serious and growing problem with dementia, but it it is neglected due to various reasons, the main one being a lack of awareness. #India #ConnectTheDots #Dementia #Mental health #Alzheimer’s & Related Disorders Society of India #Swapna Kishore
Deepika Padukone will launch her foundation on depression in October

Sep 14, 2015

Deepika Padukone will launch her foundation on depression in October

Deepika Padukone had launched the logo of her Live Love Laugh foundation on Twitter in August. #Bollywood #Twitter #Deepika Padukone #depression #World Mental Health day #Live Love Laugh
Indrani Mukerjea's troubled past may have driven her to extreme behaviour, say experts

Sep 01, 2015

Indrani Mukerjea's troubled past may have driven her to extreme behaviour, say experts

As reports about the alleged parental abuse of Indrani Mukerjea — the mother and the prime suspect in the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora — during her childhood emerge, experts say that effects of extreme negative parenting may have crept deeper into her personality, turning her into a cold-hearted person #NewsTracker #Mental health #Child Abuse #psychiatrists #Indrani Mukerjea #Sheena Bora murder mystery
Misuse of tradition or denial of salvation? High Courts mull pros and cons of Jain customs

Aug 11, 2015

Misuse of tradition or denial of salvation? High Courts mull pros and cons of Jain customs

The Jain tradition of Santhara, or starving oneself to death, is said to have the objective of attaining salvation. However, the Rajasthan High Court ruled that the tradition amounts to attempting suicide. #NewsTracker #suicide #Rajasthan High Court #Mental Health bill #Santhara #Jain tradition #Nikhil Soni
The real tragedy of Kolkata's horror house on Robinson street: India's clueless on how to deal with mental illness

Jun 24, 2015

The real tragedy of Kolkata's horror house on Robinson street: India's clueless on how to deal with mental illness

When news first broke, that a 77-year-old man had burned himself to death in central Kolkata, and his son had been found living with what appeared to be the skeletons of his sister and two dogs, it spurred shock which quickly morphed into an orgy of voyeurism. #CultureDecoder #India #Kolkata #Mental health #Selfie #Partho De #Robinson Street #Debjani
Study finds O blood type more resilient to Alzheimers than others

Jun 04, 2015

Study finds O blood type more resilient to Alzheimers than others

The results suggest that blood types play a role in the development of the nervous system and may cause a higher risk of developing cognitive decline #NewsTracker #Mental health #Alzheimer's #Grey matter #Blood type
U.S. regulators to review pilot mental health after Germanwings crash | Reuters

May 28, 2015

U.S. regulators to review pilot mental health after Germanwings crash | Reuters

REUTERS - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday announced that a joint government-industry group will review how the agency monitors the mental health of commercial pilots and will make recommendations within six months #Economy #India #Business #Technology #France #science #Health #markets #Africa #Mental health #Copyright #Entertainment
AI pilots' body writes to DGCA about 'stressed' junior pilots in cockpit

Apr 02, 2015

AI pilots' body writes to DGCA about 'stressed' junior pilots in cockpit

Pointing out that a pilot's job is high-pressure and stressful, ICPA said that "several hundred people's lives are in jeopardy if a pilot commits a mistake". #ICPA #Pilots #air india #NewsTracker #Aviation #Mental health #Airbus A320 #Germanwings #Andreas Lubitz