Raigad collector urges doctors to provide voluntary services at Karjat hospital

While there are sufficient doctors working at the Karjat sub-district hospital, but it still lacks specialist doctors. Dr Vijay Suryavanshi has appealed doctors to come forward and voluntarily help the people in need

Raigad collector urges doctors to provide voluntary services at Karjat hospitalDr Vijay Suryavanshi, an IAS officer and a Collector of Raigad district, Maharashtra has made an appealed to doctors who have a private practice, to provide voluntary medical services in Karjat Karjat’s sub-district hospital has sufficient number of doctors but doesn’t have specialist doctors to provide medical services. Dr Suryavanshi had also spoken to the […]

Social media detox can help reduce stress in just five days

Recently several celebrities including Bollywood actor-cum-director Farhan Akhtar, Elon Musk, Cher and Jim Carrey among others have deleted their social media profiles in wake of a data breach row involving a social media giant. Now, researchers have proven that giving up on social media can have significant health benefits. Withdrawal from social media can helps reduce levels of cortisol, a key hormone related to stress

Social media detox can help reduce stress in just five daysOf late Facebook has been under a lot of scrutiny – from breaches of privacy policies to stress arising from excess time spent on the social media site. The impact of Facebook on mental and physical health has been studied over the past few years since the social media trend has caught on, much of […]

Instagram tops list of social media apps in terms of negativity impact

Instagram - the image-saturated app with over 700 million users worldwide -- topped the list in terms of negative impact, most notably among young women, stated the report, published on Friday

Instagram tops list of social media apps in terms of negativity impactAccording to a new report by the Royal Society for Public Health in the UK, Instagram is the most detrimental social networking app for young people’s mental health, followed closely by Snapchat. Their study, #StatusofMind, surveyed almost 1,500 young people between the ages of 14 to 24 on how certain social media platforms impact health […]

Thane blood bank selected for FB’s blood donation campaign

To create awareness on health, Facebook will soon introduce a new feature. Facebook is going to initiate blood donation campaign to encourage blood donation. In which users will be informed about health, about blood group and if one is in the need of blood. Then, Facebook will provide numbers of blood donors and the blood banks

Thane blood bank selected for FB’s blood donation campaignNow, Facebook has come forward to spread awareness regarding blood donation. In a new Facebook feature, the users will have to fill their medical history. New Facebook feature: Users should fill the information about their health. It will be important to mention the blood group. After registration, if the users require blood, they can post […]

Pune police fights for cyber security

Lack of awareness is hampering the process to control cases about cyber bullying, was the fact underlined by the experts from child psychology and cyber psychology, during panel discussion at Pune. A special panel discussion was organized on Saturday at Pune Police Initiative #WeFightCC (We Fight Cyber Crime) at Mahatma Phule Sanskrutik Bhavan in Fatima Nagar

Pune police fights for cyber securityCyber-bullying is a real problem in today’s day and age. Understanding the problem, a special panel discussion was organised on Saturday as Pune Police Initiative #WeFightCC (We Fight Cyber Crime) at Mahatma Phule Sanskrutik Bhavan in Fatima Nagar. Dr Bhooshan Shukla, child psychologist, speaking during the discussion, said like all addictions, a kid getting restless […]

‘Ready to serve in rural areas, but what about safety’

Medical students graduating from government-run colleges are made to sign a bond to serve at a primary health centre in a village for a year. This should be done within five years of obtaining their MBBS degree. If they fail to serve the bond, they must pay a penalty, which is a steep Rs 10 lakh for a plain vanilla MBBS doctor, Rs 50 lakh for postgraduates, and Rs 2 crore for super-specialty doctors. But now, a Pune doctor has put a Facebook post, which highlights the issue of lack of doctors’ security and basic facilities. The post also narrates about the doctor's ordeal who lost his daughter

‘Ready to serve in rural areas, but what about safety’Dr Rajas Deshpande, Director of Neurology at Ruby Hall, has put a post on Facebook, about one of the doctor, who lost his daughter while he was serving in rural areas. The post underlines the issue of lack of security and basic facilities to these doctors who are serving in rural areas. In just one […]

Stroke: Facebook support group for senior citizens

Stroke is one of the leading causes of death across the country. If a stroke occurs and blood flow can't reach the region that controls a particular body function that part of the body won't work as it should. Surviving a stroke and coping up with the health challenge. On the occasion of World Stroke Day, on October 29th, a Navi Mumbai Hospital started a new initiative of connecting about 60 stroke patients through the medium of Facebook, through a support group to tackle it

Stroke: Facebook support group for senior citizensStroke is caused by a blocked blood vessel or bleeding in the brain. The signs of a stroke include a sudden severe headache, weakness, numbness, vision problems, confusion, trouble walking or talking, dizziness and slurred speech. According to the World Health Organization’s Report of Top 10 causes of death says Ischaemic heart disease and stroke are […]

An accident victim helps the patient to get blood through Facebook

Today, a lot of people are misusing Facebook by committing heinous crimes by its use. On the contrary to it, Rahul salve, a Vashi resident has used Facebook as a medium to give a new lease of live to people. Rahul arranges blood for the needy people, through the medium of Facebook. Yes, you heard it right; Rahul owns an NGO named ‘Helping Hand For Blood’, through which he tries to reduce the stress of the family, by arranging blood for the needy people

An accident victim helps the patient to get blood through Facebook‘Helping Hand For Blood’, was Rahul Salve’s brainchild, which was started in 2012.  In 2010, Rahul met with an accident and lost his left leg. That time, Rahul was given 100 bottles of blood, after which, he started the NGO. Through this NGO, needy people get blood on time. Till now, the NGO has provided […]

She lost her hair, not her self-confidence

Everyone is quite protective of one's hair and tries to maintain it, but even the slightest loss of hair is enough to make us paranoid. Asha Savarkar Rasal, lost her hair during taking the treatment for an autoimmune disease.  But, she didn't lose her optimistic approach and kept following the guidelines. As a result, she is now cured and also has her healthy hair back

She lost her hair, not her self-confidenceOne can easily find a person who is paranoid about their hair loss. Whether it is a woman or a man, everyone is quite protective of one’s mane and tries to maintain it as well as possible. Even the slightest loss of hair is enough to make us paranoid. That’s why Asha Savarkar Rasal, a […]