Avoiding your cellphone can have benefits on your mental health

The experiment, published in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions, assigned college undergraduates to solve challenging sets of word puzzles. Halfway through, some were allowed to take breaks using their cellphones. Others took breaks using paper or a computer while some took no break at all. The participants who took phone breaks experienced the highest levels […]

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5 mental disorders caused by excessive use of Internet and smartphones

There is no doubt that in today’s world, technology is an important part of our lives and has a huge impact on the way we communicate, live, and work. The simplicity of communication has been aided by the invention of mobile phones and Internet. These two inventions have changed the way we communicate, which is […]

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More kids around the world are in need of prescription glasses, reveals study

As social media users become younger in many parts of the world, researchers warned that many children are facing health problems linked to long hours spent facing screens. A new study found a growing number of kids requiring prescription glasses. Researchers from Scrivens Opticians, an eye care company in the United Kingdom, said longer screen […]

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#FitIndiaMovement: How smartphones are ruining your child’s fitness

In order to promote fitness among youth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the #FitIndiaMovement on the occasion of National Sports Day. The Prime Minister said, sports is directly related to fitness and fitness is not a word but a necessary condition of healthy and prosperous life. He said, fitness has been an integral part of […]

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Pune docs ask patients to switch off their phones in the consultation room

While people are talking about the doctors responsibility, doctors from the city are coming ahead to teach people their responsibility. Some of the doctors from the city are saying that there are some basic etiquettes that patients need to follow while visiting a clinic or consulting a doctor in the OPD. Dr Meenakshi Deshpande, gynaecologist […]

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#NoMobileKnowFamily: Cell phone addiction can affect the parent-child relationship

#NoMobileKnowFamily: Cell phone addiction can affect the parent-child relationship

Our generation is addicted to smartphone, so much so that they have begun to rule our lives. These days, school going children are also glued to the mobile phones. It takes a toll on their health as well as it affects their academic performance. Limiting cell phone use can be helpful for children. Speaking to […]

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