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Chocolate – The Sensuous ‘Brain Food’

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Studies regarding the ‘health benefits of chocolate’ still continue to expose exciting discoveries, particularly in the field of heart/ blood vessel health, intellectual function and human mood. Chocolate, when consumed on a regular basis, can improve your cardiovascular system pumping, keep one’s mood calm and happy. While honing your intellectual skill. The flavanols and methylxanthines, in dark chocolate, also enhance the mood effect in people who consume them on a regular basis. Read More

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Top 10 Helpful Things For Children With Autism

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Buying a gift for someone is usually a challenging thing in itself, and when it comes to gifting a child with Autism, It becomes even more of a challenge. Hence, behaviour solutions for the kids associated with autism, having difficulty while paying attention, must be equipped with tools/toys to enhance his sensory needs, to relieve stress and to harness alertness at work. Read More

Spinal Cord Injury – Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

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A spinal cord injury is a damage to the spinal cord or to the nerves attached to the end of it that causes temporary or permanent changes to its functioning. It is an extremely serious physical trauma that often has a long-lasting and significant impact on daily life.

Until recently, there was no way to heal the injury completely, with recovery sometimes being lifelong. However, a new treatment called stem cell therapy for spinal cord injury has become popular in the last few years. Read More

Intellectual Disability – Stem Cell Treatment In India

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Intellectual disability, now more commonly known as intellectual disability or general learning disability, is a generalised disorder of neural development. It is characterised by a significantly impaired intellectual and adaptive functioning. It is generally defined by having an IQ under 70 along with deficits in two or more behaviours that affect the everyday general living. The definition includes both a mental functioning component as well as one relating to a person’s ability to function in their environments. Intellectual disability affects approximately 2 to 3 percent of the general population. Read More

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India’s ‘Blink To Speak’ Campaign wins Lions ‘Health Grand Prix for Good’

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Millions of people in the world are severely affected by paralysis. Paralysis can either be termed as complete or partial.  It occurs when the messages from the muscles do not reach the brain. The chief causes of paralysis are spinal cord injury, stroke, cerebral palsy, ALS and multiple sclerosis.

“Blink to Speak” is an “eye language”, produced by TBWA (India) for the NeuroGen Brain & Spine Institute and Asha Ek Hope the non-profit organisation, to help people rendered helpless with paralysis communicate. This Campaign has won the ‘Health Grand Prix for Good’ award at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2018. Read More

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Stem Cell Treatment for Stroke Patients

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A stroke is a condition that occurs when the blood supply to the brain is cut off resulting in brain damage. The supply of oxygen and nutrients to the brain through blood stops, causing brain cells to die within minutes. This can result in very serious medical complications and even death. The damage that the brain suffers and the resulting complications can both be minimised through immediate medical intervention. Read More

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Cerebral Palsy – Symptoms and Treatments

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Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a group of permanent movement disorders that appear in early childhood. It is a set of neurological conditions that affect movement and is the most common childhood disability. It affects over 700,000 individuals in the United States of America and more than 1 million people in India each year. The signs and symptoms can vary among people. The symptoms often include poor coordination, weak muscles, stiff muscles, and tremors. They may include problems with vision, hearing, sensation, swallowing and speaking. Read More

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