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Remember this: Younger people are as prone to memory disorders as the old

Most everyday memory lapses can be fixed simply by being more mindful and less busy.
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Psychedelic drugs can be the answer to depression and much more

Psychedelic drugs can affect brain function and alter its neuronal structure impacting how we feel and behave, claims research. 

From Reham to Mahira, Pakistan is talking about mental health after Anthony Bourdain’s death

After Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade shocked the world by committing suicide last week, Pakistani celebrities took to Twitter attacking stereotypes & taboos surrounding mental depression.

Three Bengaluru institutions announce largest joint mental health study in India

This is the first major and systematic research study of mechanisms of mental health disorders in India, scientists involved in the project claim.
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Research confirms your attitude is more important than your intelligence

Common sense would suggest that having ability, like being smart, inspires confidence. It does, but only while the going is easy.
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Mumbai’s mental health therapists ill-equipped to handle cases of child sex abuse: Survey

70% of Mumbai therapists said they lack specialised training to handle cases; 77% found therapy with victims an emotionally overwhelming experience.
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Swimming with invisible weights tied to your ankles: My battle with depression

Depression is not a choice, it is not a phase, or a mood, or a personality flaw – it is the experience of being unable to come up for air.

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What the massive Beirut explosion reveals about Lebanon’s complex political situation

In episode 542 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta talks about what led to catastrophic blast in Beirut and how this makes Lebanon's political and economic crisis more messy.
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The world has a new centibillionaire – Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook hit a record high on optimism about the release of its TikTok competitor Reels, shooting Zuckerberg's net worth over $100 billion for the first time.


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This is the 3-stage system Army movies go through in India to prevent an Ekta Kapoor ‘XXX’

MoD wrote to Censor Board last month emphasising that web series based on military subjects also require a no-objection certification, just like movies & TV serials do.
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Modi govt’s NEP is out of touch with reality, Indian voters want English-medium education

State leaders with their ear to the ground, like Nitish, Mamata and Yogi, have shown that the push for native language education is not what voters want.