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 […]

Pak infant gets heart aid in India

Rohaan and his family came to India after external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj granted a special medical visa on priority for the child. Rohaan was suffering from a critical heart disease. This was done after Rohaan’s father Kanwal Sadiq had tweeted Swaraj on the issue

Pak infant gets heart aid in IndiaOn Tuesday morning, Rohaan Sadiq, a four month old who was bought to India for treatment due to a medical emergency was discharged from Jaypee Hospital, Noida. Rohaan Sadiq was suffering from a critical heart disease but has been cured now. My Medical Mantra had earlier reported about the state of the Rohaan’s health on June […]

Digital detox to recharge and reboot you

A digital detox is switching off electronic gadgets such as mobiles and smartphones, tablets, laptops, and computers for a certain period of time. This allows you to spend some screen-free time and enjoy whatever you are doing

Digital detox to recharge and reboot youFeeling anxious by just thinking about giving up your smartphone and missing out on social media updates for a day? It may not be as bad as you think – if you’re prepared. Dr Harish Shetty, consulting Psychiatrist at Dr LH Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, explained, “Continuous use of smartphones and other gadgets can cause neck […]

Gift of gratitude: Ex-students and colleagues fund teacher’s liver transplant

She has taught at multiple schools in the past, so a lot of people came forward on their own including Puja's ex-colleagues, students and friends. The key was to spread the word as soon as possible to a wide audience .The pre and post-transplant cost will reach up to Rs40 Lakhs, of which her students and family has raised Rs22 Lakhs (approximately) in 14 days. Her family is also trying to pool in money through crowd-funding, majorly through a platform called Impact Guru

Gift of gratitude: Ex-students and colleagues fund teacher’s liver transplantMost of us would remember our favourite teacher and some of us will even be in touch with them. That’s the magic that teachers have in our lives. Teaching is a noble profession. And unmistakably, a one that can never be forgotten! Thanking our teachers could be a task because they wouldn’t expect or accept […]

Take a heart: India’s has always been a friend to the ailing from Pakistan

Rohan, a four-month-old from Lahore, has recently been granted medical visa for heart surgery in India. He is among many from Pakistan, who India has welcomed for medical care

Take a heart: India’s has always been a friend to the ailing from PakistanLittle Rohaan from Lahore is not alone in his battle against a congenital heart disease. Even the Indian government stands firm by his side. Notwithstanding the political turmoil between the two countries, a medical visa was provided to the four-month-old in a bid to give him a new lease of life. Rohaan has a hole […]

India issues medical visa to Pakistani child suffering from heart disease 

The father, Kanwal Sadiq tweeted saying "It is heartening to see humanity prevailing despite many differences. Thank you all for your efforts." Sadiq had initially applied for a visa in Indian state Uttar Pradesh, however, to no avail. Sadiq’s friends advised him to use social media to contact Indian officials, following which he tweeted to the Indian Foreign Minister. Swaraj promptly replied to the father’s plea on Twitter, after which the Indian HC issued three visas to the family

India issues medical visa to Pakistani child suffering from heart disease Amidst the tensions between India and Pakistan involving the Kulbhushan Jadhav case and the animosity on the Kashmir issue, humanity prevailed when an ailing child required a medical visa. Four-month-old Rohaan, who is suffering from a heart ailment, finally received his medical visa due to the timely intervention of the Indian Foreign Ministry. India has […]

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 […]