• Karnataka: Every mental ailment cannot be ground for dissolution of marriage, says HC

    For dissolution of a marriage, the mental ailment suffered by the spouse should be severe, incurable and recognized by Parliament. Except this, every mental ailment cannot be ground for dissolution of marriage, the Karnataka high court has said.

  • Child Growth Monitor: Using AI to solve world hunger and malnutrition

    On a sunny October afternoon, the anganwadi (rural child care center) in the tiny hamlet of Sawadi in Madhya Pradesh is buzzing with action. Field workers from Mahatma Gandhi Seva Ashram (MGSA) supported by Action Against Hunger, a humanitarian organization, is assessing the nutritional status of children aged between 6 months and 5 years.

  • Child & Adolescent Telepsychiatry

    In partnership with the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, APA developed this toolkit to address the issues unique to practicing telepsychiatry with children and adolescents. The mission of AACAP is to promote the healthy development of children, adolescents and families through advocacy, education and research, and to meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists throughout their careers.

  • 'Smart Glasses' May Help Improve Social Behavior in Children With ASD

    Wearing glasses embedded with facial recognition technology can help children with autism spectrum disorder identify emotions and facial expressions, reports a study published today in JAMA Pediatrics. "Autism behavioral therapy is effective but expensive and difficult to access," wrote Catalin Voss, M.S., and colleagues at Stanford University.

  • Doctor's use of social media

    This guidance tells you the benefits and risks to consider when using social media platforms such as Twitter, WhatsApp, Facebook, YouTube for patient care or discussing patients and their care. It includes how to avoid breaching confidentiality. It also deals with other issues like what to do if a patient contacts you through your personal profile.

  • Mental illness not a ground for divorce: HC rejects plea

    Stating that the medical examination of the woman reveals that psychotic illness and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) were treatable with proper medication and regular follow-up treatment, the division bench of Justices Rakesh Kumar Jain and Harnaresh Singh Gill said the illnesses may not be curable but can be managed.


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