‘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’In this article, I want to address mental health issues, which 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. Surprisingly, self-harm is […]

Certain Facebook users perceive worsening physical health, says study

Facebook use linked to perceptions of worsening physical health, new research from the University of Surrey, reports

Certain Facebook users perceive worsening physical health, says studyIn the first study of its kind, published today in the journal Heliyon, researchers led by Dr Bridget Dibb investigated the relationship between Facebook and perceptions of physical health. One hundred and sixty five participants, all Facebook users, were surveyed to identify levels of comparison with others on the social networking site, self-esteem rates, perceived […]

Crowdfunding: UK couple have baby after Facebook group funds IVF treatment

Marisha Chaplin, 26, and Jon Hibbs, 29, who met while undergoing cancer treatment, had already had a daughter through IVF but could not afford a second round. A band of social media mums secretly raised £2,000 for the couple, despite never having met them

Crowdfunding: UK couple have baby after Facebook group funds IVF treatmentA couple who underwent IVF treatment paid for by friends from a Facebook group have had a baby girl. Marisha Chaplin gave birth to Isla on Saturday via Caesarean section. The new mother-of-two, from Cotgrave, Nottinghamshire, said she broke the news to members of the Facebook group as soon as she could. “I messaged them […]

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 […]

Know why more people and celebrities are quitting social media apps

Social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter are vastly important to millions, yet some of the world’s biggest stars have famously signed off from them - some for only hours, others never to return. Among Bollywood celebrities, a few well-known personalities who have quit social media are Sonu Nigam, Shehla Rashid, Farhan Akhtar. Also well-known foreign artist such as Justin Beiber, Kanye West, Adele, Selena Gomez, and Ariana Grande have at some point or the other logged out of Instagram to regain peace of mind

Know why more people and celebrities are quitting social media appsOnce upon a time when people used to get home from work or teenagers would come after school and college, the people they would spend time with would be their family and friends. But with the advent of social media, we are losing out on the real human connections. Now people prefer spending some quality […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]
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