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  • Breast Feeding: A Boon for Both Mother and Child

    August 6th, 2016 by

    In traditional Indian society, a mother has a very special place. Our Indian society considers the place of mother equivalent to the Almighty God because it is the mother, who not only gives birth to a child but also helps to sustain him or her by providing the milk through breastfeeding. There was a time not too long ago when some educated women were not too keen on breastfeeding, putting forward an argument that it has a poor effect on their health. Researchers have now […]

  • Awareness & Knowledge – A Way to Know & Confront Hepatitis

    July 30th, 2016 by

    More than 50 million people are infected with Hepatitis Virus in India. Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver and it has become both preventable and treatable with the advancements in medical therapies. On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day, VRNeighbours had an interaction with Dr. Kaushal Madan (Director- Artemis Centre of Excellence for Digestive and Liver Diseases) on the current challenges for clinicians like him to manage and what a common man need to know to prevent Hepatitis. From […]

  • Sun Pedal Riders lend their support to SHEROES

    July 6th, 2016 by

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    “The Energy that moves across the ocean connects all surfers who ride it.”-Shaun Tomson When someone commits himself to being a messenger of social cause and takes the responsibility of spreading awareness, he cannot choose just a single cause. That is the message being given by ‘The Sun Pedal Riders’ as they travel 4500 kms across 7 states of the country with their Solar Electric Cycle to promote the use of Solar Energy in day to day life. Along with spreading […]

  • Sun Pedal Riders Harness Solar Energy on Wheels

    July 4th, 2016 by

    “Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass, it’s about learning to ride in the rain.” Imagine a man of 50 years, travelling from one end of the city to another every morning to earn his living. Since he can’t afford a motor vehicle, he uses a cycle to cover this distance. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if he has a cycle which moves swiftly and smoothly without consuming much of his energy? Right from Coal to Gas to […]

  • Drug Abuse and HIV/AIDS are Inter Related

    June 24th, 2016 by

    There is a huge difference in the way the problem of drug abuse was seen in the late 1980s when the problem first gripped the youth of the entire country and the present day scenario. In the 1980s the focus of fight against drug abuse was on informing people about the ill-effects of drugs so that people stay away from this menace and in case they do get into the problem, they seek the services of a rehabilitation centre to […]

  • Drug Use Disorder – A Passive Killing

    June 24th, 2016 by

    Rahul (fictitious  name) was a very cheerful child. In spite of being slightly naughty, he was loved and adored by everyone who met him. But all of a sudden, he started showing change in his behavior, energetic Rahul started to remain reserved. He even withdrew himself from his parents and stopped interacting with them. Rahul’s parents did notice this change in him but termed it as a natural process of growing up years. If you are finding yourself and your […]

  • AIIMS Seminar Highlights Importance Of Yoga

    June 24th, 2016 by

    On the occasion of International Day for Yoga, All India Institute For Medical Sciences, New Delhi organized a workshop on Sunday, June 19, 2016 to highlight the importance of Yoga in keeping people healthy and helping then fight many physical and psychological problems faced by them these days. The Director of AIIMS Dr. M.C. Misra while inaugurating the seminar on Yoga and Health laid emphasis on making Yoga a part of  daily life and that too for an early age […]

  • AIIMS Seminar on Yoga Focuses on External and Inert Well Being

    June 24th, 2016 by

    India is a country of ancient scriptures and sages. The message given in these scriptures if studied carefully tells us that the real reason of taking birth on this planet as a human being is to find out the truth behind our existence.                                Over the last few centuries due to industrial growth and new discoveries made by medical science, man has managed to find a […]

  • Yoga Immensely Useful For Kids

    June 23rd, 2016 by

    Many feel that since Yoga helps a person to stay fit and healthy,  it may be of greater use to people of old age whose bones and muscles tend to get weak but this fact is far from truth.  Yoga is beneficial to everyone and is needed as much by young children as it is needed by adults and aged people to stay fit and successful in daily life. Irrespective of which part of the world you live in, student’s […]

  • Health Fitness Trust Promotes Yoga in a Big Way – International Day of Yoga, June 21, 2016

    June 22nd, 2016 by

    Many people practice Yoga on a regular basis, but very few people like some eminent sports personalities, who are aware of the importance of this traditional way of staying healthy, not only practice themselves but also motivate other people to take it up to stay fit in life. One such person, who practices Yoga herself  and also promotes it in a big way, is marathon runner and 1992 Asian Marathon Champion Dr Sunita Godara. While Dr. Sunita promotes Yoga all […]

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