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A Step Towards Removing The Stigma Around Periods

All women are familiar with TVCs and commercials for sanitary napkins which depict menstrual flow with 'blue liquid' as a way of discreetly depicting...

Ugandan Pageant Combat HIV Stigma

Nearly one-third of Uganda's new HIV infections occur among 15-to-25-year-olds, who say that although there has been progress, stigma is still a problem. To raise awareness ahead of World...

WHO: Millions of People with Epilepsy Reluctant to Seek Treatment Because of Stigma

The World Health Organization says millions of people with epilepsy are reluctant to seek treatment because of the stigma attached to their ailment, leading...

‘Don’t Sensationalize or Glamorize Suicide’ Asserts WHO ; Says Media Can Play a Significant Role in Preventing Suicides

Geneva, September 11, 2017 : The World Health Organization reports about 800,000 people commit suicide every year. To mark this year’s World Suicide Prevention Day...

World Suicide Prevention Day: Bollywood celebrities Hrithik Roshan and Karan Johar lend their support to suicide prevention

Hrithik shared a link of a video which depicted that one should listen to a person for saving lives In honor of World...

The Transgender Persons Bill 2016: Cabinet approves bill for empowerment of transgenders

New Delhi: The Union cabinet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, July 19, approved The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights)...

Sensitisation over despondency: Having a mentally disabled kid

By Sreyashi Mazumdar New Delhi: Wading through the tumultuous reveries of life, a 28-year-old decided to give up; she couldn't bear the pangs of her...

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Ashtottaram 17: OṀ NAMASKĀRABHŨMYAI NAMAH

Dr. Devakinanda Pasupuleti Namaste, sometimes spoken as namaskar and namaskaram is a customary, non-contact form of Hindu greeting. In the contemporary era, it is found...

Excessive Alcohol Affects Cognitive Brain Function

A new study released this week describes how excessive alcohol-consuming too much alcohol, too fast — affects the brain, leading to anxieties and other...

Playback Singer S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Dies at 74

Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam also known to as S. P. Balu or S. P. B. was not just an Indian musician or playback singer instead...

Weather During Winter Could Increase Spread of COVID

As winter brings shorter days and lower temperatures to the Northern Hemisphere, there is a chance we could see more COVID-19 cases. But experts say...