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Emphasis to ban Drugs ads by Doctors

...ds for antidepressants, for example, help take the stigma out of depression and may make sufferers realize that they are not alone. On veiwing such proposals President Bush has said he'd veto any proposal that encourage laswuits rather than resolving disputes in independent reviews. Secretary of Health Ser...

"Make AIDS Therapy affordable" - Physicians demand

..., lack of public education and cultural taboos and stigma contribute to raise in the infection rate and lack of resources. Unanimousity established over the fact that main culprit has been the astronomic price of cutting-edge antiretroviral medications. Dr. Chris Ouma of the AIDS treatment organization Act...

Inadequate Drug Treatment For Youth

...ress funding, insurance coverage, capacity and the stigma associated with seeking help for drug addictions....

Hyperactivity Drug Can Be Added to Food

...ion, children taking Metadate can avoid the social stigma of leaving the classroom to take medication. The findings are good news for the millions of people who have trouble swallowing pills or capsules, particularly children. An estimated 4% to 12% of school-age children experience ADHD, a disorder marked...

Just standing next to a large person can be bad for one's image

"Weight stigma is powerful, pervasive and destructive," said Marlene Schwartz, a Yale psychologist.In the English study, psychologists tested 144 female students reactions to two prom photos.// One showed a dapper, thin young man standing next to a svelte ringlet...

Suicide Prevention Program – Having its Intended Effec

...osocial problems, with an emphasis on removing the stigma associated with seeking help for such problems. The program consists of multiple community prevention efforts involving agencies inside and outside the health care sector. According to a report, suicides are down 33 percent since the program was p...

Survey shows how bipolar disorder affects the quality of life for patients

...bsence of awareness for the disease and the social stigma attached to it as a result of public ignorance about the condition. Researcher for the study commented that although people who suffer from bipolar disease can successfully manage their condition with treatment, this knowledge is yet to reach the peo...

Attitude Towards AIDS Patients – Time For A Change

...lso have to face the torment of discrimination and stigma // . Our attitude to the disease rests largely on ignorance regarding the disease inspite of the massive awareness campaigns that has been conducted so far. Infact, a hardened cultural attitude to the disease has been cultivated, which, up to now, s...

Time for A.R.Rahman to rock the Tuberculosis Awareness Programme

...nds of treatment available. It will also fight the stigma attached to the disease.Stop TB Partnership is an initiative of the World Health Organisation. Around two million people die of TB every year and about 30 percent of the world's TB population lives in India. Source: Indo-Asian News Service...

Indian Doctor Wants March 21st To Be Celebrated As World Down Syndrome Day

...rom the public eye. There is unfortunately still a stigma attached to this although people with Down syndrome can be useful members of society with support and acceptance.' (IANS) Medindia on Genetic Counselling: An educational process that seeks to assist affected individuals and other individuals at ...

Richard Gere Joins Indian Stars For Fight Against AIDS

...te awareness about the disease but also remove the stigma attached to AIDS and HIV. Richard Gere was the main force responsible in putting up the show and getting other stars from South to join on one platform and talk about fight against HIV/AIDS. There are about 40 million people were suffering from HIV...

CPHA Offers HIV Information Packages To Canadian Football League Teams

...f health information and background information on stigma and discrimination. Wilson said the same packages would be available to the Canadian National Hockey League teams, the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association or baseball's Toronto Blue Jays if requested. CFL commissioner Tom Wright ...

Relief for HIV/AIDS patients: ART therapy now available in India

...crease the immunity system. ''There is tremendous stigma attached to this disease. People should seek counseling and avail ART therapy. This medicine would ensure a stress-free life,'' he observed. The disease generally reduces the life span of the patients. With this medicine their life span would increa...

A Joint Venture by Golfers And Military Forces To Combat AIDS

...l as they have a capacity to demolish the walls of stigma and discrimination towards people living with HIV simply by shaking their hands, involving them in sports events, and raising mass awareness. -(IANS)...

Viewing Loss Of Virginity As A Social Phenomenon

...by saying that the loss of virginity was a gift, a stigma or a process of growing up. It makes sense to treat virginity loss as a significant and important life event; however, treating it as one of the most important sexual experiences of a person's life appears to carry real costs as well, Carpenter conc...

UNAIDS Chief Appeals for Projects to Battle AIDS/HIV

...s no longer an infectious disease alone.' He said stigma was a major hindrance in controlling the epidemic....he difference and extremely productive in breaking stigma in the society.' India accounts for about 5.1 million HIV-positive people, next only to South Afric...

Youth Becoming Sexually Active At A Younger Age

...s like India. But the problem is that there is a stigma attached to sex, and hesitate to discuss their problems with others. There is a dire need to address such issues and work out the solutions. Considering the need to educate people about this grim scenario, CMCH is conducting a seminar on Adolescent ...

More Married Women In India Are Getting Infected By HIV

...status of women, injecting drug use and widespread stigma and misconception that AIDS only affects men who have sex with men strengthens and perpetuates existing discrimination, the World Bank report stated. The multilateral body is among several global bodies assisting India in tackling the burden of the ...

UN To Honor People Who Fight AIDS

..., treatment and support for AIDS patients, work on stigma and discrimination, gender inequality, promotion of AIDS prevention and support for AIDS orphans. Twenty others will also receive cash award for community work in combating the epidemic. 'Communities lie at the forefront of addressing the challe...

World AIDS day marked with Rallies and installation of Condom Vending machines

...iated by the Health ministry inorder to reduce the stigma of shyness involved in buying condom from shops. This vending machines are installed in a view that the use of condom is increased which can reduce the spread of infectious diseases including HIV....

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