‘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 […]

New York: Man wears sign in hopes of finding a kidney donor for his wife

A man in New York was photographed recently wearing a sign on his back asking for help for his sick wife. The sign read, ‘In need of a kidney for my wife, B+.’ A phone number was also provided. The man's name is Raymond Thompson and his wife Mylen was diagnosed with kidney disease two years ago. Since the posting, they've gotten numerous calls from strangers offering Mylen a kidney

New York: Man wears sign in hopes of finding a kidney donor for his wifeBut on the way to the counter I noticed a man in a black coat, wearing a backpack bearing a sign, “In need of a kidney for my wife, B+. 917-442-6202.” Unsure what to say, I quickly snapped a photo. And then he was gone. Although I generally hate posting pictures of people online without […]

Negative mood influences our body’s immune response

The investigators found that negative mood measured multiple times a day over time is associated with higher levels of inflammatory biomarkers. This extends prior research showing that clinical depression and hostility are associated with higher inflammation

Negative mood influences our body’s immune responseNegative mood, such as sadness and anger, is associated with higher levels of inflammation and may be a signal of poor health, according to researchers at Penn State. Inflammation is part of the body’s immune response to such things as infections, wounds, and damage to tissues. Chronic inflammation can contribute to numerous diseases and conditions, […]

Sonali Bendre shares her new look as she battles it out with cancer

Sonali Bendre, who is undergoing cancer treatment in New York, recently shared her new look. The actor shared a photo of herself with hairstylist and friend Bokhee. Just like her other posts, this one too has been shared with the hashtag ‘SwitchOnTheSunshine’

Sonali Bendre shares her new look as she battles it out with cancerAs Sonali Bendre undergoes cancer treatment in New York, the actor-turned-author continues to make sure her fans and well-wishers are well updated with all that’s happening. From sharing how the diagnosis impacted her personally to how her friends and family have put in extra efforts to be by her side and life her spirits – […]

How a harmless bug bite turned out to be a flesh-eating infection  

What started as a simple bug bite on a young man's knee soon turned life-threatening when the itchy bump developed into an infection with ‘flesh-eating’ bacteria, according to a new report of the case

How a harmless bug bite turned out to be a flesh-eating infection  The 21-year-old man went to the emergency room after his right knee became swollen and painful, and he had trouble walking, according to the report, published in the November issue of the American Journal of Emergency Medicine. He told doctors that he had not injured his knee, but that he had gotten a bug bite […]

New York hunter dies due to rare, deadly disease after eating squirrel brains

A 61-year-old hunter died from complications of a brain disease he got from eating squirrel brains, according to a paper published in October. When the man's brain was scanned, doctors diagnosed him with a variant of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, aka Mad Cow disease

New York hunter dies due to rare, deadly disease after eating squirrel brainsAn incredibly rare degenerative brain disease has killed a man in New York after he ate squirrel brains, according to a new case study. The man, a 61-year-old hunter, was taken to hospital in 2015 with symptoms of psychosis, schizophrenia, and cognitive decline, and an impaired ability to walk. Within five months, he was dead. […]

Sonali Bendre shares emotional post on her minute to minute battle with cancer

People on social media is delighted to spot brave posts on Sonali Bendre's timeline and hails the actress as a figure of inspiration. About her battle with cancer, which she's fighting head-on, Sonali wrote there are moments on hopelessness but she focuses on the brighter side of the situation

Sonali Bendre shares emotional post on her minute to minute battle with cancer  Bollywood actor Sonali Bendre on Tuesday once again opened up about battling metastatic cancer and surviving the painful chemotherapy sessions In a recent post shared by Sonali, she can be seen applying kohl on her eyes and flaunting her bald look. Starting her post with a quote from Cheryl Strayed, the 43-year-old wrote, “‘I […]

J P Nadda addresses meeting on tuberculosis at 73rd session of UNGA

Our goal continues to be to achieve the vision of universal access to quality diagnosis and treatment for TB, stated Union Health Minister, J P Nadda

J P Nadda addresses meeting on tuberculosis at 73rd session of UNGA“Our goal continues to be to achieve the vision of universal access to quality diagnosis and treatment for TB and address the social determinants of TB through a multi-sectoral response,” said JP Nadda. This union minister of health and family welfare spoke about this during his address at the ‘high level meeting on tuberculosis at […]

Sonali Bendre misses Ganesh festivities back home as she battles cancer

The city of Mumbai is soaking in the festive fervour of Gannesh Chaturthi. Several B-Town celebs too are celebrating in full spirits welcoming Lord Ganesh in their homes. Sonali Bendre, however, is miles away in New York undergoing the treatment for cancer. The actress is missing Ganpati celebration big time

Sonali Bendre misses Ganesh festivities back home as she battles cancerSonali, who is undergoing treatment for cancer in US with her husband Goldie Behl by her side, shared a picture album of her son Ranveer as he celebrated the festival without her in Mumbai. She tweeted, “#GaneshChaturthi has always been very very close to my heart. Missing the celebrations back home, but still feeling blessed. […]

Sonali Bendre shares new look as she continues her battle against cancer

Sonali Bendre who is undergoing a cancer treatment in New York has shared a video and a picture of her with a wig. She took to the Instagram to share her journey so far and now she is wearing a wig just to look good

Sonali Bendre shares new look as she continues her battle against cancerSharing the picture, she has written a heartfelt note where she emphasises that vanity is her favourite sin and she wants to look good by wearing a wig, bright red lipstick and high heels. While testing the wigs, she realised that she like looking good for herself. She also mentioned that the day she feels […]