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 […]

Hit by deer, saved by social media

Social media is an easier way of getting in touch with your relatives, friends, and the rest of world through internet. Along with advantages, there are disadvantages as well. But social media as acted as a boon for a 23-year-old boy who suffered a brain injury, by helping him get back on track

Hit by deer, saved by social mediaAmol Kale, a 23-year-old man, was hit by a deer, while he was working on the field. Amol suffered from a brain injury and was in coma, for a month. Initially, he was admitted to Gangamai hospital in Solapur. The cost of the surgery would be Rupees two lakhs, informed the doctors. But Kale family who […]

Social media post rescues a cancer patient in heavy rains

Mumbai has come to standstill on Tuesday following a continuous rainfall. A man, Swapnil Nayak was taking his father to Nair hospital for treatment. After being stranded in the car at Dadar’s Hindmata flyover for almost 4 hours, Swapnil posted an SOS message on Facebook for help. His post became viral on the social media website and soon the people reached out to him for help

Social media post rescues a cancer patient in heavy rainsContinuous rainfall has made Mumbai to a standstill on Tuesday. As the clock struck noon, most of the streets and highways in the city started to be waterlogged. And, Dadar’s Hindmata flyover was no exception to this. A man, Swapnil Nayak was taking his father, who has been diagnosed with 4th-stage prostate cancer, to Nair hospital for […]

Killer ‘Blue Whale’ banned in India

As a reaction to the on-going ‘Blue whale’ saga, the government has now sent a letter seeking to remove the game from all major sites to make it inaccessible to the vulnerable and innocent minds

Killer ‘Blue Whale’ banned in IndiaThe government has finally taken a lead in the ‘Blue whale’ saga that seemed like a never-ending episode. Ever since the news of a 14-year-old committing a suicide in Mumbai has come out in the media, the country has been searching about the game and its availability, majorly to feed their curiosity. Reportedly, the boy’s […]

How to break bad news to your kids, paediatricians advise

In the aftermath of a major event, people are focused on the event itself and less on how to talk to kids. News is always available and bombarding us, even on channels we may not expect, such as social media, where children spend their time

How to break bad news to your kids, paediatricians adviseParents wondering how to talk to their children about tragedies such as natural disasters or terrorist attacks have a new resource to help them, published online in the medical journal JAMA Paediatrics. “There have been a lot of changes in how we receive news and the types of news we receive, which has impacted the […]

‘Be your children’s friend to understand them better’

Mental health issues can affect anybody irrespective of their education, class, sex, creed, etc. Suicide is almost always a manifestation of some underlying mental health issue. The increasing number of suicide cases in India has become a matter of concern over past few years, and we need to do something regarding this issue. As the next generation is our future, and without them we are lost

‘Be your children’s friend to understand them better’My dear friends, recently a series of unfortunate events have occured. In the last, 15 days, two innocent youngsters had taken a drastic step of ending their lives. One boy was the child of a couple, who work as bureaucrats. The other boy allegedly lost his life to a horrific online game called ‘Blue Whale’. […]