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Your Hand Grip Can Reveal If You are at Diabetes Risk

A study that measured the muscular hand grip strength of 776 men and women without a history of diabetes over a 20-year period has...

This Bone Drug Can Treat Knee Osteoarthritis

Researchers have found that -- bisphosphonates -- a class of drugs that prevent the loss of bone density and used to treat osteoporosis and...

Pandemic’s Impact on People With Disabilities

Often reliant on a robust caregiving and support network, people with disabilities (PwDs) are a community hit hard during the lockdown and resulting operational...

Nothing can Stop Disabled Yemenis Women from Participating in Women’s Wheelchair Basketball

By Nisan Ahmado Living through years of Yemen's devastating war has been a constant struggle for Afaf Mohammed al-Adwar, who uses a wheelchair because of congenital spinal damage. But she...

Disability Group President Resigns after a Social Media Post about Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg

An elected official in central Illinois has resigned as president of a local nonprofit after a social media post about teen climate activist Greta...

“Everyone is Desperate For Some Magical Thing,” Paralyzing Illness in Kids On High Rise

One morning last fall, 4-year-old Joey Wilcox woke up with the left side of his face drooping. It was the first sign of an unfolding...

Human Rights Advocates Speak Up To End Discrimination Denying Disable Children With The Same Right To Equal Education and Other Opportunities

  Human rights advocates are calling for an end to the discrimination that denies children with disabilities the same right to an equal education and other opportunities...

Access To Public Facilities Restricted To Over 27Mn Disabled People In Nigeria

 In Nigeria, over 27 million disabled people live in obscurity, treated like second-class citizens, without access to public facilities. The Nigerian Disability Bill is...

Treatment for lower back pain poor, harmful globally: Lancet

Current treatments including opioids, injections and surgery to treat lower back pain -- the leading cause of disability globally -- are useless, unnecessary and...

Early Diagnosis and Treatment Can Prevent Disability from Leprosy

WHO has called for eradication of Leprosy on this World Leprosy Day Leprosy is a dangerous disease which causes disfiguration of body parts  ...

On World Disability Day, NGO Narayan Seva Sansthan to hold free-of-cost Limb Donation Camp in Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 2, 2016: A charitable organisation will hold an artificial limb donation camp in which 101 aids including 51 artificial limbs, tri-cycles,...

Unique ID Cards For the Disabled Coming Soon in India

2.23% of India's population suffers from various disabilities  For the first time, Ministry of Social Justice has come up with a new database...

Meet Saif Ahmad Khan: ‘Save the Quest’ NGO Founder makes Education more flexible for Specially-Abled and Unprivileged Children in India

-by Chetna Karnani The modern metropolitan Indian is a frequent visitor to restaurants and multiplexes. But how many of us have given a thought to...

Pakistani Teenager Umer Javaid Fights Disability with His Feet

https://youtu.be/5fc4tegC99c Pakistani Teenager Overcomes Disability with His Feet He could have gone through life feeling sorry for himself. He had the perfect excuse, after all —...

Learning Disability: Things we need to know

Does India understand the concept of disability, or more so, the specific types? The concept of disability differs from society to society. Although, India...

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Sleep Disorders In Lockdown

2020, unfortunately, has been a year that has not brought us much happiness, and for a significant proportion of individuals, sleep disturbances have added...

Virtual Ramlila From Ayodhya Crosses 10 Crores Viewers Mark

The organizers of star-studded virtual Ramlila going on in Ayodhya have claimed that the numbers of viewers watching it on different media platforms have...

Wroclaw Named A Square After Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s Name As A Tribute

The City Council of Wroclaw, Poland, has named a square after Amitabh Bachchan's father Harivansh Rai Bachchan, as a tribute to the late poet....

Researchers Develop Faster Charging Material That Can Charge Electric Cars In Six Minutes

In what could drive Elon Musk to push another tweet, a team of South Korean researchers has developed a faster charging and longer-lasting battery...