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Sep 22, 2017
Rohingya crisis: WHO sets up control room in Bangladesh to assess health issues of migrantsThe WHO (World Health Organisation) has set up a control room to monitor health issues affecting the over 4,22,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, who are living in camps and settlements in Bangladesh's Cox Bazar
Aug 20, 2017
Manohar Parrikar says his health is perfect, claims vested interests spreading rumoursChief Minister Manohar Parrikar said that vested interests were spreading rumours about his health, ahead of the August 23 by-polls.
May 29, 2017
People checking their Facebook wall often tend to be sad and unhealthy claims studyStudies showed that increased use of Facebook was closely linked to "compromised social, physical and psychological health".
May 26, 2017
Watch: Where all of Mumbai’s medical waste goesArray
May 23, 2017
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is the new WHO chief, the first African to get top jobTedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a former Ethiopian health minister, has been chosen to head the World Health Organisation (WHO) and is the first African to do so since the creation of the United Nations agency in 1948.
May 03, 2017
Research claims that excessive use of smartphone is bad for mental healthExcess use of smartphone and other devices may lead to attention, behaviour and self-regulation problems for adolescents already at risk for mental health issues, warns new research.
Apr 13, 2017
AIB's video on how Indians perceive mental illness makes a hard-hitting point; watch it hereAIB points out how ridiculous we would sound if we spoke about an illness like typhoid the same way we speak about depression and other mental health problems
May 20, 2016
Suicide attempts, family drama on Facebook: Sinéad O'Connor's public breakdownA day after she was traced by police, Sinéad O'Connor posted an open letter to her ex-husband and eldest son on Facebook, accusing them of abandoning her
Mar 07, 2016
Asthma symptoms linked to stress, anxiety in teenagersCommon asthma symptoms are associated with increased levels of stress and anxiety in teens, a study has found.
Jan 08, 2015
Present swine flu strain less virulent than one in 2009, say health officialsThe strain of Swine Flu being witnessed currently is not as virulent as it was in 2009 but high risk groups need to be alert, a health official said.