Understanding Down syndrome and therapies to manage it

Although the disorder level varies for different people, the condition lasts a lifetime. The impact of the disorder is seen in behavioural and physical issues like poor attention span, slow learning ability and impulsive behaviour

Understanding Down syndrome and therapies to manage itDown syndrome is a congenital disorder that causes intellectual disability and physical abnormalities like a flat face, small head and ear, a short neck and poor muscle activity. Cause This disorder is caused by a variance in the number of chromosomes. Normally, a person has 46 chromosomes. People with Down syndrome have been found to […]

‘People with physical pain must be cautious while choosing a spa treatment’

The modern wellness industry no longer allows chest thumping on Ayurveda. Thai massages, Aromatherapy, Mexican massages, Hawaiian massages are equally becoming popular and thus competitive to assert their ‘wellness’ claims. As per Cochrane Library, that there is still not much research done to prove the high claims of different touch therapies

‘People with physical pain must be cautious while choosing a spa treatment’Therapeutic massages and spas claim to relieve stress, reduce pain, boost mood and promote relaxation. But all these claims are yet to be proved beyond doubt to be true. The Cochrane Library, which gathers and summarizes the best evidence from research to help in making informed choices about treatment, says that there is still not […]

New centre for children with developmental disabilities inaugurated in Mumbai

The center provides assessment and therapies for children with developmental disabilities, such as autism, cerebral palsy, Down’s Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Behavioural and Emotional challenges

New centre for children with developmental disabilities inaugurated in MumbaiUmmeed Child Development Centre, along with Cipla Foundation, started a new centre for children with developmental disabilities in Parel (Mumbai) on Wednesday. The centre is located in Trust House building. “The aim is to provide training, along with clinical services for children with development disabilities,” said Dr Vibha Krishnamurthy, MD Founder, Executive Director, Ummeed Child […]