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#FitIndia: Exercise for an hour a must, UGC issues guidelines to colleges

  These guidelines have been issued by the University Grant Commission (UGC) to all the colleges in the country. The colleges have been asked to encourage students, teachers/professors and the staff to be active and fit. Non-communication diseases (NCD) are a threat to humanity all over the world. The NCD’s are spreading like an epidemic […]

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Here’s evidence of how pets can help benefit mental health

New research examines how interacting with pets affects cortisol levels among college students. An extensive review that included several testimonials from people living with mental health conditions who vouched for the emotional comfort and psychological benefits that their pets brought them. In fact, the review concluded that pets should be part of patient care plans […]

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Lack of sleep linked to mental health problems for college students, suggests study

With each night of insufficient sleep, the risk of mental health symptoms increased by roughly 20%, according to findings presented June 11 at Sleep 2019, the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. The findings suggest college students might benefit from sleep health education, stated lead author Thea Ramsey, an undergraduate at the University […]

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Blood donation is my duty to mankind,’ say Mumbai police constable

‘Blood donation is my duty to mankind,’ say Mumbai police constable

Meet Mumbai Police Constable Balraj Salokhe, since 2008, he has played an active role towards blood donation. The 42-year-old has donated blood for at least 20 times. He was recently felicitated by the Maharashtra Police force for his contribution towards helping save lives through this small, yet, noble gesture. He was commended by Atul Chandra […]

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