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Opinion  /  Published 16.07.21

Dual challenge for India's healthcare system

Exclusion is not uncommon in India’s healthcare system. Worryingly, this kind of exclusion has been exacerbated by the pandemic. A pertinent example to illustrate this point would be the slowing...
By The Editorial Board

Health  /  Published 23.06.21

Parkinson’s primer

As people become older — that is, cross the age of 60 — many generally slow down. They walk slowly, swift changes in direction become difficult, and they struggle with simple movements suc...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.21

Appeal to govt to shift ailing Stan to hospital

The Jharkhand Janadhikar Mahasabha, a coalition of progressive civil rights organisations, on Monday wrote to Maharashtra home minister Dilip Walse Patil urging him to shift octogenarian Jesuit priest...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 04.12.20

Swamy provided straw, sipper

  The advocate of activist Father Stan Swamy, an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, on Friday told a special court here that Swamy has been given a straw and sipper by the Taloja j...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.20

Swamy: activists write to Uddhav

Jharkhand Janadhikar Mahasabha, a network of rights organisations and activists, has appealed to Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray to ensure that Father Stan Swamy (83) was treated with dign...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

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India  /  Published 18.11.20

Swamy: plea to rights panel

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By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 06.02.19

When you feel shaken

It is frightening to suddenly develop tremors — rhythmic, repetitive, stereotyped movements of regular amplitude and frequency producing to and fro movements in the hands, legs, trunk, head or even...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Entertainment  /  Published 22.01.20

Ozzy Osbourne announces Parkinson's diagnosis

Rocker Ozzy Osbourne says that he's been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, a nervous system disorder that affects movement.The 71-year-old Grammy winner and former vocalist for the metal band Black ...
By AP in New York

India  /  Published 16.06.19

Indian-origin comic in UK wins praise for revealing he has Parkinson’s

Bengali-origin comedian Paul Sinha, one of the most popular in the UK after numerous TV appearances, has revealed he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at the age of 49 — and has been pra...
By Amit Roy in London

Health  /  Published 19.11.19

Tremor in hands

Q I am 34 years old. My hands are not steady, particularly when I try to hold or lift something. I am worried that it may be due to a disease like Parkinson’s.All tremors are not due to Parkinson’...
By Dr Gita Mathai


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