Doctors alarmed over gadget addiction in children, suggest Digital-free hours at home

The recent Blue Whale saga event that occurred in Mumbai has made parents knock the door of various doctors seeking professional help. Psychiatrists say that they are consulting a significant number of children with gadget addiction and it is an alarming situation that needs to be addressed on priority

Doctors alarmed over gadget addiction in children, suggest Digital-free hours at homeGadgets have become a very integral part of our lives these days. Everything that we want is available on the internet and it seems almost inevitable to not be on internet. Given the recent spate of events across the world, it seems everyone is becoming equally vulnerable to a lot of things that remained under […]

Strangers build a family on social media to support breast cancer patient

The social media group helps Nanded resident Trupti and her husband, Priyaranjan, with treatment costs as well as accommodation in Mumbai during her chemotherapy sessions

Strangers build a family on social media to support breast cancer patientAmidst cynicism surrounding social media, here’s a story affirming the fact that if used constructively, like everything else, it has the power to change lives. When Dr Charushila Jadhav from Bhopal read a message on social media seeking help for cancer treatment of Trupti from Nanded, he decided it was time to step up. He […]

You can help Pranali raise funds to cure her bedridden brother       

Sourabh Shete suffered serious injuries to his spine last year, and needs advanced physiotherapy sessions to recover

You can help Pranali raise funds to cure her bedridden brother       Elder siblings almost always have their younger siblings’ back. Same is the case with the Shete siblings from Kolhapur. When Sourabh Shete met with an accident last May and hurt his spine, his elder sister Pranali set all her aspirations aside and made his recovery her life’s only mission. Pranali has initiated crowdfunding and is […]

Villager initiates crowdfunding campaign for fellow resident’s treatment

Mahesh Nimbalkar has appealed for monetary help for daily wage agricultural labourer Amol Kale, who has suffered a serious brain injury, through Facebook

Villager initiates crowdfunding campaign for fellow resident’s treatmentOn June 20, Amol Kale met with a serious accident that landed him into a coma, just a week after his wedding. The 23-year-old, who is an agricultural labourer and a law student, was headed for a farm-related work with his young wife on his motor cycle. The incident took place at a small village […]

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 […]

Mark Zuckerberg’s wife, Priscilla Chan invests $50 million to create a ‘planet without disease’

Each of the CZ Biohub researchers will receive a five-year appointment and up to $1.5 million in funding to conduct life science research in their respective areas of expertise

Mark Zuckerberg’s wife, Priscilla Chan invests $50 million to create a ‘planet without disease’Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan’s non-profit medical research organisation has announced it will be investing $50 million in its first class of 47 disease investigators in an endeavour to help cure all diseases in our children’s lifetime. The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub (CZ Biohub), which aims to create a “planet without disease”, […]