Delhi's civic agencies asked to spread awareness on dengue

Multimedia campaigns, involving resident welfare associations and ensuring adequate stock of dengue test kits in government hospitals are some of the steps that the union health ministry will carry out to keep the vector-borne disease under control this season.

This is how your brain navigates even in dark

A new research has found a region of the brain that enables humans to do anything and navigate us in our every small task.

Special Drive to create awareness on Yoga, Naturopathy

A special drive for creating awareness about the healthcare potentials of Yoga and Naturopathy has been launched by the Ministry of AYUSH as part of its preparations to celebrate 'International Day of Yoga' on June 21.

Asthma may be easier to control than previously believed

If you suffer from asthma then you know that controlling the condition is the key to ensuring good quality of life. Now, scientists have come up with a bunch of tips and to help you do just that.

Kim Kardashian makes mental health awareness documentary
Kim Kardashian makes mental health awareness documentary

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is making her production debut with a mental health awareness documentary called #RedFlag.

Amitabh Bachchan plans way forward for 'mission' Hepatitis B
Amitabh Bachchan plans way forward for 'mission' Hepatitis B

 Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has been roped in for a campaign against the infectious disease caused by Hepatitis B virus (HBV), will meet authorities to plan the way ahead for spreading awareness about the health issue.

Autorickshaw race to raise one mn pounds to save elephants

A colourful autorickshaw race will be held in November this year in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh to raise awareness for elephant conservation.

US envoy, several others join 'Walks for Life'

Cancer survivor, activists and sympathisers, including US Ambassador Richard Verma and his wife Pinky Verma, Sunday came out in the national capital for the 'Walk for Life', a programme organised to create awareness about cancer.

Singapore experts call for awareness on litter-free Andhra capital

Singapore is not only planning and designing the new capital of Andhra Pradesh but is also trying to make sure that its best practices are followed. Known for its strict anti-litter laws, Singapore has advised the Andhra government to create awareness and educate people not to litter their surroundings.

Swine flu: Telangana continues to be on high alert

Health authorities in Telangana continue to be on high alert over the spread of swine flu and have intensified awareness among people over preventive measures against the disease.

Amitabh Bachchan committed to awareness about head injury, hepatitis
Amitabh Bachchan committed to awareness about head injury, hepatitis

 Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he wants to spread awareness about head injury and Hepatitis.

Demi Lovato raises awareness about mental illness
Demi Lovato raises awareness about mental illness

Demi Lovato, who has always been upfront about her struggles with bipolar disorder, is raising money for her Lovato Treatment Scholarship Program.

Delhi govt suggests schools to observe 'Hepatitis Hour'

In a bid to eliminate Hepatitis disease, Delhi government has suggested that schools should devote at least an hour every month to spread awareness about the disease among students so that they can carry it forward in the society.

Spread awareness about organ donation in schools: Najeeb Jung

Lt Governor Najeeb Jung Tuesday directed the health department to launch awareness campaigns about organ donation in schools and initiate curriculum changes to sensitise children about the issue.

Jake Quickenden strips for cancer awareness

 TV star Jake Quickenden has stripped naked for a magazine to support Cancer Research UK.

Bob Geldof, One Direction record song to raise money for Ebola

Several singers including Bob Geldof, Bono, boy band One Direction have recorded a song to raise money for the fight against the Ebola virus.

Psychiatrists ask PM to launch awareness campaign on mental illness

Concerned over an alarming rise in suicide cases in India, leading psychiatrists and mental health experts Thursday made a plea to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch a nationwide awareness campaign to remove the social stigma associated with mental illnesses.

New study suggests impulsive decisions can be controlled
New study suggests impulsive decisions can be controlled

In a new study, scientists have shown that people's tendency to make impulsive decisions could be controlled.

New book aims to spread awareness about dementia

With over 40 lakh dementia patients in India, there is an urgent need to educate people on how to look after suffering family members and, in some cases, even reverse the symptoms, author Minakshi Chaudhry whose book on dementia was presented to President Pranab Mukherjee said here Saturday.