Tag: Disability

5 things that will help you date a person with a disability
Love beyond disabilities: 5 things that will help you date a person with a disability

Remember, "Love is beyond disabilities. It just needs the ability to love, commit, and express feelings"

  • Sunday, 06 November 2022
Specially-abled Rushali Jena is a 'role model'

Bhubaneswar: Setting a big example that disability is not a hindrance in achieving success in life, city-based girl Rushali Jena on Monday received the ‘Role Model Award’ from Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu at a special event on the occasion of International day of Persons with Disabilities in New Delhi. Various disabled children, Individuals, Institutions, […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Aspirin doesn't reduce heart attack risk: Australian study

Canberra: Australia’s largest clinical trial has concluded that taking a daily dose of aspirin does not reduce the chance of death, disability or cardiovascular disease, the results of a five-year study revealed on Monday. Led by researchers at Monash University and involving more than 19,000 participants, the study known as Aspirin in Reducing Events in […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Fruits, veggies may help reduce disability, symptoms of multiple sclerosis

New York: Eating a healthy diet consisting of fruits, vegetables and whole grains may lower disability and reduce symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study. MS is a disease in which the immune system eats away at the protective covering of nerves. The symptoms include vision loss, pain, fatigue and impaired coordination. The findings […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Odisha Panchayat polls: Disability no challenge for Minati

Kendrapara: A 24-year-old wheelchair-bound woman has entered the rural polls arena in Kendrapara district to prove the point that physical deficiency is no hindrance for serving the people. Call it empowerment of the physically challenged, Minati Barik, who depends on a wheelchair for mobility, is contesting the rural body polls for the ward member’s post […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
High insulin in newborns ups brain damage risk

London: Babies born with abnormally high levels of insulin are at the risk of suffering permanent brain damage and life-long disability, finds a study that showed it’s possible to predict when and how the condition may affect the child in the long-term. The generally rare condition, called congenital hyperinsulinism, can also be as common as […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
OSDMA to open a new cell for persons with disabilities

Bhubaneswar: To help smooth evacuation of persons having physical difficulties during calamities, the Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) has decided to set up a special cell for persons with disabilities. The decision in this regard was taken at a meeting chaired by OSDMA managing director B P Sethi and attended by civil society organisations […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Family Of Odisha Boy With 3 Legs Seeks Government Support

Balasore: “No mother should suffer such pain,” said Sukuri Behera, mother of 11-year-old Sudam, who has three legs since birth and can’t speak, hear or walk. Due to financial constraints, Sudam’s parents from Badapokhari village under Oupada block in Balasore district couldn’t afford medical treatment following which the boy suffered leg infection. Later, when some […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021