The focus on mental health is patchy in general. The last Union budget cut down the allocation for mental health from Rs 50 crore to Rs 40 crore. Additional resources could now be garnered from the PM CARES fund, corporate social responsibility funds and other private initiatives. … [Read more...] about Ensure mental health care is a top priority | Opinion
Queensland mental health commission
"The players are also human beings, so they may need to relax, such as having some drinks or something else, and could let themselves loose from the restrictions against the virus. This could be a challenge," he said. … [Read more...] about China’s football official concerned about players’ mental health in closed-off league
Current gaps in the scientific evidence base is readily filled by those with books and classes to sell. Extraordinary claims that breathing techniques can treat serious diseases and improve performance in various ways are based on preliminary findings, small studies and research that shows only associations. The claims on Wim Hof’s website, for example, that his method “is linked to reducing symptoms of” diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease are unsupported by high-quality research. Dolan’s website quotes a US doctor as stating: “Possibly one of the best therapies ever discovered for HIV, other infectious diseases, and most degenerative, or chronic illnesses (including cancer) is oxygen therapy.” … [Read more...] about Are breathing techniques good for your health?
"I was embarrassed at what I had become. I love training for cricket, and I love watching cricket. But when it came to my part in the game I just hated it. I would rather be anywhere else in the world because I was convinced I was going to fail," Paine said. … [Read more...] about Tim Paine opens up on mental struggles after career-threatening injury
Premiums of the standard COVID-19 reimbursement policy could be lower than those of regular health covers, say insurers. “The purpose of creating Corona Kavach is to make premiums affordable and attractive for the common man who does not have regular policies. We are designing our product in such a fashion that it is less expensive than a regular plan,” says Dr S Prakash, Managing Director, Star Health and Allied Insurance. … [Read more...] about Standard COVID-19 health covers with lower premiums from today