Dr. Namitha Kumar's Profile

MA - English, PhD (Psychology)

Dr. Namitha Kumar

Her deepest passion is working on human experience of disability. She holds a PhD in Psychology. She is also interested in experiences of chronic and genetic illnesses.

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New Molecule Kills Resistant Cancer Cells in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

New Molecule Kills Resistant Cancer Cells in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Scientists have discovered the first compound which kills resistant cancer cells in acute myeloid leukemia but spares healthy cells.

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World Trauma Day: Preventing and Managing Trauma in India

World Trauma Day: Preventing and Managing Trauma in India

World Trauma Day observed on 17th October each year reviews strategies for the prevention and management of traumatic events both in India and South Africa.

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Clinical Update on Current Management of Thalassemia

Clinical Update on Current Management of Thalassemia

Thalassemia and sickle cell society of Bangalore hosted a session on clinical updates on thalassemia by leading hematology specialist, Dr. M B Agarwal from Mumbai

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Master Muscle Marathon 2017: Run for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Master Muscle Marathon 2017: Run for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Dystrophy Annihilation Trust, Bangalore (DART) conducted a special marathon to create awareness of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

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Meditation Might be Useful Addition to Heart-healthy Lifestyle and Medical Treatment

Meditation Might be Useful Addition to Heart-healthy Lifestyle and Medical Treatment

A review of high-quality scientific studies by the American Heart Association indicates that meditation has significant benefits for heart health.

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