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Kamal Haasan inspires social change in Melbourne Indian Community

The Melbourne Kamal Haasan Welfare Association (MKHWA) organises a musical extravaganza to raise awareness about blood donation, WRITES DHANYA SAMUEL.

In aid of leukodystrophy

Spiritual organisation Shirdi Sai Sansthan Melbourne Inc has raised $10,000 to help support research, support services and advocacy provided by Leukodystrophy Australia. This was done...

Clean drinking water for India

Shalini Thakkar hopes to change lives of those deeply affected by high levels of arsenic water contamination in India

Decoding diabetes

The qualitative study aims to understand patients’ understanding of the Australian healthcare system, their medication taking behaviour, disease management, and health promotion.

For peace of mind and heart

Seasoned practitioners and beginners alike come together on International Day of Yoga in Adelaide

International Yoga Day: Not just meds, docs prescribe yoga too

Doctors are offering yoga therapy to treat Polycystic Ovarian Disorder and Syndrome (PCOD/PCOS) in women

A ‘spokes’ woman for fitness

Priya Singh took to the bicycle as an exercise, but soon found herself hooked.

Indian creates ‘smart socks’ that treat pain

The smart socks, called SoPhy, are ‘wearable technology’ that relay to the physiotherapist information about subtle differences in patient’s movements, such as shifts in weight distribution. BY SHAKTI SINGH

Nipah virus contained in Kerala

It’s the third time the Nipah virus has reared its ugly head in India. In 2001 and 2007, it touched West Bengal. This time round, in Kerala, it has claimed 11 lives so far.

Hepatitis C: the silent killer

The blood-borne liver disease that’s alarmingly prevalent in Indian communities needs to be talked about, writes , NATASHA JHA BHASKAR