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.

John Abraham urges pillion riders to wear helmets

 Actor John Abraham, who flagged- off the Yamaha Mission to encourage safe and congenial bike riding across the nation with a theme of 'Discovering a whole new India' here on Sunday, underscored that pillion riders should wear helmets.

Half of young Brit women don't know where 'vaginas' are!

A new survey has revealed that half of the young women, aged 26-35, do not know how to label a vagina on a medical diagram, while 65 percent have a problem using the words vagina or vulva.

`Dabangg` girl Sonakshi Sinha takes up ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

Bollywood`s `Dabangg` girl Sonakshi Sinha became the latest celeb to have joined the league. Sonkashi took the challenge without being nominated by anybody.

Easier for stars to spread awareness: Kajol

An accomplished actress and a doting mother, Kajol, who backs a social mission - Lifebuoy `Help A Child Reach 5`, believes that the voice of stars like her reaches out to more people and spreads greater awareness.

Run awareness campaigns on mobile radiation: Report

Government should step up efforts to spread awareness about mobile radiations for allaying fears of possible ill effects on health, a DoT committee has said.

Roadmin for walkathons on Sunday to create safety awareness

Concerned over India suffering the highest road fatalities it the world, the Road Transport and Highways (RTH) Ministry has asked all states to organise "Walkathons" (walking marathons) on Sunday in a bid to create safety awareness among the masses.

Low awareness on breastfeeding not restricted to poor: Montek

Lack of awareness about breastfeeding is not limited to the poor and vulnerable sections of society, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahuwalia said today.

Awareness is required to prevent Diabetes

Alarmed at the number of diabetes patients in the country touching 63 million, experts have advocated a systematic awareness drive about the ailment and the need for a disciplined life.

Shazahn Padamsee spreads message about breast cancer

Actress Shazahn Padamsee unveiled Madame`s brand mascot JOEI, an animated character, to spread awareness about breast cancer.

Rucha Gujarati praises crime-based shows for creating awareness

After doing ‘Savdhaan India’, television actress Rucha Gujarati feels such crime-based shows are essential for the audience.