articles by Binita Priyambada

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World Health Day 2019: Common myths & misunderstandings about eating disorders

Eating disorders in India are largely unrecognized owing to lack of research & awareness of mental illness.

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World Health Day 2019: Why India needs a Universal Health Coverage program

A huge disparity in access & distribution of healthcare in India makes Universal health coverage a must.

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World Autism Day: Early detection, screening can make all the difference in kids

Autism adversely affects a person's perception, communication with others and socializing ability.

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World Tuberculosis Day: Is India on track to becoming a TB-free nation by 2025?

New cases of TB in India dropped by 1.7% and deaths from the infection by 3% between 2016-17: WHO.

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Four in five children with Down syndrome are born to mothers under the age of 35

Children & adults with Down syndrome, require routine check-ups to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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Measles Vaccination Day: What you should know about MR, anti-vaxxer trend in India

Parents around the world are refusing to give their kids preventive vaccines based on a myth.

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World Kidney Day: Are you taking good care of your kidneys? Here's how you can

Minor lifestyle changes, regardless of whether you suffer from it or not, can help your kidneys' health.

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OCD Week 2019: A mental health condition that's far more than a knack for tidiness

This week is a chance to practice empathy & compassion toward people suffering from the disorder.

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International Childhood Cancer Day: All you need to know about indicators and diagnosis

For childhood cancers, there is a big gap in survival rates for cancers diagnosed early vs late.

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World Cancer Day 2019: Cancer is a war that can be won if you know what to look for

Cancer can be detected & cured in many cases, so stay positive & let the fighting spirit take over.

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World Health Day 2019: Telemedicine, rise of ayurveda are transforming health care

Their shaping-up will have a big impact on how Indian citizens access healthcare in the coming years.