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TopicNeurological disorders

Topic: neurological disorders

Elon Musk's Neuralink implants first brain chip in a human patient

The US Food and Drug Administration had given the company clearance in 2023 to conduct its first trial to test its implant on humans.

Ritasha Sobti, who overcame cerebral palsy to crack civil services exams, now awaits UPSC's decision

Awaiting UPSC's decision on status of her medical condition, she has already cleared civil services prelims 2023 & bank probationary officer exam. She also has job offer from FCI.

Parents of special needs students want schools to reopen now. Doctors agree

The longer special needs students stay out of school, the harder it’s likely to be for them to return.

Stroke, dementia, other neurological disorders in India doubled since 1990: Study in Lancet

The burden of tetanus worst in UP, Alzheimers was highest in Kerala, West Bengal population at most risk in strokes

1 in 3 Covid patients who recovered have neurological, mental health disorders: Study in Lancet

Published in The Lancet Psychiatry, the study was led by Oxford University researchers and involved over 2 lakh Covid patients who recovered from the disease.

On Camera

Marathi cinema has an elitism problem. We need more than Maratha history appeasement

In 2016, ‘Sairat’ shook up the Marathi film industry by calling attention to its elitism. It showed audiences that there is more to Marathiness than Brahmanistic ceremonies.

‘Robot tax' for AI-induced job loss & ‘wealth tax' on vacant land — RSS-affiliate SJM's Budget wish list

In pre-budget meeting held in June with Finance Minister Sitharaman, Swadeshi Jagran Manch suggested incentivising those generating more employment & measures to control food inflation.

BrahMos a wonderful symbol but Philippines lacks capability to operate, says Ashley Tellis

If a country did not have C4ISR capability, having a missile was a wonderful symbol but not of much operational use, says former senior adviser to US state department.

A ‘jai jawan, jai kisan' trap awaits Modi. In a 5-year Test match with revived Opposition

Modi govt will need to address massive challenges without the total power it got used to, in the face of relentless electoral challenges, one after another.