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Up to 15% people suffering from depression have suicidal tendency, a...

As per experts, more than 20% of people suffering from hypertension and diabetes are likely to suffer from depression.....................

New drug candidates for Parkinson’s offer promise to impede disease progression

To study this possibility, the scientists genetically engineered mouse brains to reduce BMP5/7 signaling in dopamine-producing brain cells. Confirming their suspicion, reduced BMP5/7 signaling indeed leads................

World Mental Health Day: Young adults account for 60% of all...

60% of the queries were from people in the age group of 21-30, followed by 25% in the age group of 31-40, 5% for 41-60, and 10% from those above 60..........................

Activity, planning key to mastering mental health during COVID-19: Experts at...

The expert panel holding discussions at the fourth edition of the series themed - ‘Mental Health and Wellness During COVID-19 suggests allotting hours of the day to work, family, partner and solitude....................

COVID-19: Mental health related queries see a 50% spike, reveal Practo...

Online consultation at Practo which is growing at a rate of 100% week on week has been seeing a steep rise in the number of consults coming in for psychiatry.......................

Experts underline need for affordable health insurance for mental illnesses

The 50% of individuals with multiple mental health disorders are affected by substance abuse; of all people diagnosed as mentally ill 29% abuse either alcohol or drugs. Mental health professionals, governmental officials, experts from the field of Insurance discuss obstacles and way forward...............

Experts to converge in Mumbai for discussing mental health insurance

Poddar Foundation brings together governmental officials, medical and mental health professionals, subject matter experts from the field of Insurance and Corporate heads to raise awareness about mental health coverage..................

65% counsellors believe students not aware of mental illnesses: Fortis Study

Fortis Mental Health Program conducts a survey to ascertain the need for mental health curriculum in schools. Search engines and social media were reported as a preferred source of information for students about mental health................

“Mental health requires attention from policymakers”

Mentioned Ms Prakriti Poddar, Founder and CEO of Poddar Wellness who outlined the need for a paradigm shift in the way in which mental health issues are looked at by the society in general and the policymakers in particular...………..

Alzheimer’s Association symposium draws largest-ever regional gathering of brain researchers in...

While there has been a dramatic growth in cases of Alzheimer’s predicted in rapidly aging population, the hope has emerged in lifestyle interventions, and deeper knowledge of causes and risk factors...………..