For teens, online bullying worsens sleep and depression – reveals study

Teens who experience cyberbullying are more likely to suffer from poor sleep, which in turn raises levels of depression, found a University of Buffalo study

For teens, online bullying worsens sleep and depression – reveals studyAlthough research has examined the relationship between online bullying and depression, the University of Buffalo study is one of few to explore the connection between cyber victimisation and sleep quality. The study surveyed more than 800 adolescents for sleep quality, cyber aggression and depression. The research will be presented by Misol Kwon, first author and […]

‘Bikini lip reduction’ a new obsession among men for a fuller pout

More and more men have apparently been opting for cosmetic treatments such as hair transplant, skin tightening, and lip reduction in recent years. Now, men also want a fuller pout! These days men are going under the knife for reducing lip with a new technique called ‘bikini lip reduction’

‘Bikini lip reduction’ a new obsession among men for a fuller poutMove over ladies, men also want a fuller pout! More and more men have apparently been opting for cosmetic treatments such as hair transplant, skin tightening, and lip reduction in recent years. Nowadays, people are inundated with picture-perfect images of celebrities on social media. Appearance has become an important factor for men and women alike, […]

Tattoo gone wrong? Here’s how you can deal with it

For tattoo removals, the options range from skin grafting to laser treatments. Laser treatments need to be done at three week intervals, with about five to six sittings which are generally safe

Tattoo gone wrong? Here’s how you can deal with itNowadays there is an increasing trend to get piercings and tattoos which are done in various areas of the body. Perceiving a certain body image for oneself has become a new trend. Here is a small guide on how to deal with tattoos gone wrong. It is common to get requests for piercing to be […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

Are you a troll? You could be suffering from a mental disorder

The study highlights that trolling consists of antisocial behaviour displayed online with leads to negative psychological outcomes. Trolls generally have lower affective empathy when compared to people who aren’t trolls. The study also states that trolls appear to be master manipulators of both cyber-settings and their victim’s emotions

Are you a troll? You could be suffering from a mental disorderAs social media has become an integral part of our lives we have to face a certain number of pros and cons which come along with it. Most people who use social media extensively complain about the trolling they face. Celebrities, politicians, journalists, eminent personalities and a layperson who expresses their opinions often face abusive […]

Limiting kids recreational screen time to a day linked to improved cognition

Limiting recreational screen time to less than two hours a day, and having sufficient sleep and physical activity is associated with improved cognition, compared with not meeting any recommendations, according to an observational study of more than 4,500 US children aged 8-11 years old published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health journal

Limiting kids recreational screen time to a day linked to improved cognitionChildren aged eight to 11 who used screens for fun for less than two hours a day performed better in tests of mental ability, a study found. Combining this with nine to 11 hours of sleep a night was found to be best for performance. Researchers said more work was now needed to better understand […]

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 […]

Excessive social media use is comparable to drug addiction, say researchers

Behavioural scientists at Michigan State University believe the risky decision-making taking place among excessive internet users is on par with drug addicts and compulsive gamblers

Excessive social media use is comparable to drug addiction, say researchersBad decision-making is a trait often associated with drug addicts and pathological gamblers, but what about people who excessively use social media? New research from Michigan State University shows a connection between social media use and impaired risky decision-making, which is commonly deficient in substance addiction “Around one-third of humans on the planet are using […]
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