India Disability News

Muscle Wasting, Body Weight Tied to Disability After Stroke

Mon, 28/01/2019 - 02:55
Loss of muscle and body weight were linked to disability after stroke, reports a new study. The findings of the study are published in the Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle. Loss of muscle an...

More Than Half of Leprosy Cases are from India: WHO

Sun, 27/01/2019 - 02:06
According to WHO, apart from India, a significant number of leprosy cases are detected in the Southeast Asia region, Brazil, sub-Saharan Africa and the Pacific. "Though leprosy is often equated with s...

Loss of muscle, weight linked with disability after stroke: Study

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 14:56
The loss of muscle and body weight can be associated with disability following a stroke, according to a recent study. "Body wasting in the course of a disease called cachexia is observed in cancer ...

India needs more venom collection centres to tackle snakebite deaths: Study

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 12:04
To tackle mortality and permanent disability from snake bites, it is essential for India to set up regional venom collection centres, says a series of reports published in the British Medical Journal ...

India accounts more than half leprosy cases globally, says WHO

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 04:22
According to WHO, apart from India, a significant number of leprosy cases are detected ... “Though leprosy is often equated with serious deformity and disability, the percentage of patients having the...

Unbelievable rates of leprosy cases in India

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 01:06
apart from India, several leprosy cases have been detected in the Southeast Asia region, Brazil, sub-Saharan Africa and the Pacific. Singh also informed, “Though leprosy is often equated with serious ...

Leprosy creeping back in India, country accounts more than half cases globally....

Fri, 25/01/2019 - 17:48
According to WHO, apart from India, a significant number of leprosy cases are detected in the Southeast Asia region, Brazil, sub-Saharan Africa and the Pacific. “Though leprosy is often equated with s...

India accounts 50% of leprosy cases: WHO

Fri, 25/01/2019 - 17:05
According to WHO, apart from India, a significant number of leprosy cases are detected in the Southeast Asia region, Brazil, sub-Saharan Africa and the Pacific. “Though leprosy is often equated with s...

WHO report says India accounts more than half leprosy cases globally

Fri, 25/01/2019 - 09:55
According to WHO, apart from India, a significant number of leprosy cases are detected in the Southeast Asia region, Brazil, sub-Saharan Africa and the Pacific. “Though leprosy is often equated with s...

Mumbai: Big data, impact of climate change on India discussed at SPJIMR conference

Fri, 25/01/2019 - 09:12
The panels highlighted concerns that are critical in the country such as sustainably built environments, inclusion (health and disability), women in decision sciences in India, creating engaged pedago...

India accounts more than half leprosy cases globally: WHO

Fri, 25/01/2019 - 08:15
According to WHO, apart from India, a significant number of leprosy cases are detected in the Southeast Asia region, Brazil, sub-Saharan Africa and the Pacific. "Though leprosy is often equated with s...

A programme where mothers help other mothers recover from perinatal depression in India and Pak: Lancet

Fri, 25/01/2019 - 02:54
Two studies, one each from India and Pakistan, to be published on Friday in the ... Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and it is a major contributor to the overall global burden ...

Mumbai: Big data, impact of climate change on India discussed at SP Jain conference

Thu, 24/01/2019 - 20:53
The panels highlighted concerns that are critical in the country such as sustainably built environments, inclusion (health and disability), women in decision sciences in India, creating engaged pedago...

A Ray Of Hope: This US-Based NGO Is Spreading Education Among Underprivileged Kids In India

Thu, 24/01/2019 - 06:47
All the donations go to the NGOs in India as there are no overhead costs of running the ... “Then there is Manasa Institute of Child Health and Disability Studies in Hyderabad, which is a special scho...

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