Animal-assisted therapy – a form of psychological treatment

As the name suggests, animal-assisted therapy refers to a form of therapy where animals assist a patient to recover from mental or physical ailments.

Why do people commit suicide?

Suicide is a terrible mystery of human behaviour. As a professional psychologist or marriage and Family counsellor who has been in the practice since the past 18 years, I believes that certain common risk factors make a person more vulnerable to suicide.

Antisocial personality disorder

Antisocial Personality Disorder is a mental health condition where a people diagnosed with it may not follow social norms and may harm others

Happy meal: Food that can pep up your mood

Eating healthy food is good not only for your health but also for your mood, pulling you out of the vicious cycle of stress experts say.

High blood sugar levels can make people look older

According to a new research study, people with a high blood sugar level, look older than non-diabetics in their age group. Every extra 180 gram of glucose per litre of blood, makes them appear five months older.

Sightsavers India fellowship to train ophthalmologists

Sightsavers India is inviting applications for a first-of-its-kind fellowship program, started in 2019 for young ophthalmologists.

Are microwave radiations harmful?

An advantage of microwave cooking is that the energy heats only the food, not the whole oven compartment. In fact, foods cooked in a microwave oven retain most of their vitamins and minerals, because microwave ovens can cook more quickly and without adding water.

Arjun Kapoor to feature in ‘You’re Lucky, There’s toothsi’

India's leading at-home smile makeover service, toothsi, is teaming up with actor Arjun Kapoor, for its latest campaign on Clear Aligners.

Dietary secrets to keep your heart healthy!

There are people who live to eat and others who eat to live whichever group you may belong to, eventually everything depends on what your heart allows you to do. Improving your heart health is not difficult if you know what to eat, how and when.

How emotions affect our mind, body and soul

The point to be noted is that our mind has tremendous power over our body and it directs everything in our body. According to medical experts, 70% of our diseases can be changed by changing the mind, because they originate from there.

Why do people commit suicide?

Suicide is not a mental disorder but an outcome of mental health disorder. Research has suggested that in most cases, people who committed suicide had some mental disorder.

A symptom-less disease which is already uncontrollable by the time it is diagnosed

About 20 Lakh new patients develop kidney problems every year. Out of these some one lakh new patients develop end-stage renal disease per year. Considering the average survival of these patients as 3-5 years, you can very well imagine the extent of the disease in our country.

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