WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation

The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums towards facts, not misinformation

WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformationAfter several months of talks with the WHO, Facebook has pledged to direct its users to “accurate and reliable vaccine information in several languages” on the WHO’s website, the United Nations health agency said, “to ensure that vital health messages reach people who need them the most”. “Major digital organisations have a responsibility to their […]

Posting too many selfies online can backfire, reveals study

Posting selfies on social media won’t do you any favours in terms of likability. A small new study finds that many people take a dim view of others who post a lot of selfies on Instagram

Posting too many selfies online can backfire, reveals studyResearchers at Washington State University conducted an experiment to determine which posts lead to snap judgments about the user’s personality. The upshot: People who posted lots of selfies were uniformly regarded as less likeable, less successful, less adventurous and more insecure than those who share photos taken by somebody else. Lead author Christopher Barry, a […]

Social media stress can lead to social media addiction, reveals study

Social network users risk becoming more and more addicted to social media platforms even as they experience stress from their use

Social media stress can lead to social media addiction, reveals studySocial networking sites (SNS) such as Facebook and Instagram are known to cause stress in users, known as technostress from social media. However, when faced with such stress, instead of switching off or using them less, people are moving from one aspect of the social media platforms to another – escaping the causes of their […]

‘My illness has taught me so much, but most importantly there is hope,’ says Deepika  

Deepika Padukone is one Bollywood actress who has had a first-hand experience with depression and has been open about it. Since her recovery, the actress has worked really hard to remove the stigma around depression in India and has been a fighter for mental health awareness. At the fundraiser, Deepika also gave a speech about her experience with depression and what helped her overcome it

‘My illness has taught me so much, but most importantly there is hope,’ says Deepika  Deepika Padukone has not only raised awareness on mental health by being vocal about her struggle with depression, but has also prioritised helping those in need through her NGO, Live Love Laugh. On June 18, the actor was in New York to address the issue of anxiety at the fundraising dinner for the city’s Youth […]

Post-cancer treatment Sonali Bendre gets back to her fitness routine with aquatherapy

Sonali Bendre Behl has been extremely transparent and forthcoming with her fans about her cancer diagnosis and treatment, and she has continued sharing her experiences through recovery as well. Bendre is currently in recovery mode after being diagnosed with cancer in 2018. She shared a video of her aqua therapy training sessions to inspire others

Post-cancer treatment Sonali Bendre gets back to her fitness routine with aquatherapyIn remission now, the Bollywood actor and model posted a video of her practising aquatherapy – an exercise program which allows people recovering from injuries to work out without taxing their joints and muscles. In the video, 44-year-old Sonali is seen working out inside a tank full of water. She warned her followers that the […]

Here’s how Hrithik Roshan overcomes his setbacks

Actor Hrithik Roshan is trying hard to get back into the game after battling injuries. Recently Hrithik shared an intense workout video on his social media account ‘Instagram’

Here’s how Hrithik Roshan overcomes his setbacksBollywood actor Hrithik Roshan has been recovering from a foot injury over the past few months. Now, he has shared a new video that shows him training hard after his ankle injury and how he manages to push through the difficult training session. Hrithik has shared a video that shows the progress he has made […]

The Bold Indian Bride: Cancer survivor shares empowering pictures of bridal photoshoot

A cancer survivor's bridal photoshoot is inspiring women to embrace themselves and their transformation while fighting the disease.

The Bold Indian Bride: Cancer survivor shares empowering pictures of bridal photoshootVashnavi Poovanedran is better known on Instagram as Navi Indran Pillai, and she took the photo-sharing platform by storm after her bridal photoshoot titled ‘The Bold Indian Bride’ went viral Breast cancer survivor Navi Indran Pillai, is encouraging women to embrace their beauty and shatter stereotypes with her heart-warming and stunning bridal photoshoot. View this […]

#WorldCancerDay: Sonali Bendre shares inspirational post to raise awareness about it

Sonali Bendre has shared a new picture on Instagram, marking her return to work after an extended break, during which she was receiving treatment for cancer. Bendre returns to the sets after a long sabbatical and says its a surreal feeling to be back, and that she has a stronger sense of purpose now

#WorldCancerDay: Sonali Bendre shares inspirational post to raise awareness about itSonali Bendre Behl has resumed work after undergoing treatment for a high grade cancer for about five months in New York. Last July, Sonali had revealed that she had been diagnosed with a high grade cancer. The actor returned home in December 2018. On Monday, February 04, 2019, Sonali took to Instagram to share a […]

Tahira Kashyap goes bald post cancer treatment, pens empowering message  

It’s been a few months since Ayushmann Khurrana's wife Tahira Kashyap has been battling cancer. After being diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer last year, Tahira recently finished her final session of chemotherapy. And the star wife has been putting up a fierce battle against cancer. After her long treatment, Tahira has finally bid adieu to her hair extension and gone bald

Tahira Kashyap goes bald post cancer treatment, pens empowering message  Ayushmann Khurrana’s wife Tahira Kashyap has taken to Instagram once again to update us with her fight against cancer. After finishing up the chemotherapy sessions, she has gone the Sonali Bendre way, chopping off her long hair. Tahira Kashyap has shared new pictures on social media that show her with her head shaved. She has […]

Emraan Hashmi’s son declared cancer-free after five years

Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi on Monday revealed his son Ayaan has been declared cancer-free. Ayaan was diagnosed with a rare case of kidney cancer in 2014 at the age of three

Emraan Hashmi’s son declared cancer-free after five yearsEmraan Hashmi, who has always kept his fans updated about his son’s battle with cancer, revealed that Ayaan, his eight-year-old son has been declared cancer free on Monday, January 11. After battling for cancer for five long years, Emraan Hashmi’s son Ayaan has emerged as a winner. Sharing the news with a heartfelt note on […]