CM relief fund to reopen, assures Devendra Fadnavis after meeting Maha governor

The temporary closure of the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund office has led to many repercussions.  As many needy patients have been affected by this the former Chief Minister of Maharashtra reached out the Governor of Maharashtra, Bhagat Singh Koshyari. He has urged the governor to take charge of the CM Medical Relief Fund and restart is as soon as possible

CM relief fund to reopen, assures Devendra Fadnavis after meeting Maha governorOn Friday, November 15, for the second consecutive day poor and needy people seeking financial assistance from Chief Minister Relief Fund, descended on the doorsteps of Mantralaya. But, they too were turned down as the Chief Minister Relief Fund has been temporarily suspended due to presidential rule in Maharashtra. Former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis took […]

Maha: CM Medical Relief Fund shut, now who will help patients?

Due to the on-going deadlock between political parties in Maharashtra, the President’s rule came into effect in the state on Tuesday, November 12. This has led to many repercussions, one of which is the temporary closure of the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund office. This has affected several patients in the state who desperately need this aid to help treat certain diseases. Many patients have come from far-off places, but they have been left disappointed

Maha: CM Medical Relief Fund shut, now who will help patients?On Friday, November 15, for the second consecutive day poor and needy people seeking financial assistance from Chief Minister Relief Fund, descended on the doorsteps of Mantralaya. But, they too were turned down as the Chief Minister Relief Fund has been temporarily suspended due to presidential rule in Maharashtra. This temporary shutdown will have a […]

Is female sexual dysfunction linked with mental health issues?

Generally, no one openly talks about their sex life. Talking about sex is still considered as a taboo in our society. A lot of men and woman suffer from sexual dysfunction. But, don’t open up with their partners about it or don’t consult a doctor for help

Is female sexual dysfunction linked with mental health issues?Are mental health issues connected with losing one’s desire for sex? Health experts state that in a lot of cases mental health is one of the factors which contributes to loss of sexual desire. And the cases of sexual dysfunction are rising worldwide. Mental health experts believe, globally, female sexual dysfunction (FSD) has emerged as […]

Can a cup of tomato juice per day reduce the risk of heart disease?

Nutrition is vital for good health, and heart health is no exception. Now, one new study has asked whether regular consumption of unsalted tomato juice might be a cost-effective intervention

Can a cup of tomato juice per day reduce the risk of heart disease?Researchers have recently investigated the potential benefits of tomato juice on cardiovascular risk. Although the team reported reductions in blood pressure and cholesterol levels, the results are not entirely convincing. The study authors explain how the tomato “contains a variety of bioactive compounds, such as carotenoid, vitamin A, calcium, and gamma‐aminobutyric acid, which may play […]

Kids from disadvantaged neighbourhoods more likely to be obese as adults

Children who grow up in disadvantaged neighbourhoods are nearly one-third more likely to experience obesity as adults, according to new research from Cornell University

Kids from disadvantaged neighbourhoods more likely to be obese as adultsThe research, which offers a more precise and longer-term view than previously available of the lasting influence a neighbourhood can have on unhealthy weight gain, shows the risk of obesity is strongest for teens. “Growing up in a disadvantaged neighbourhood sticks with you, and can have a negative impact on one’s health through increasing one’s […]

Effective oral hygiene can help men avoid erectile dysfunction

Men who suffer from periodontitis, a disease characterised by inflammation of the gums and damage to the structures that surround and support the teeth, are at greater risk of experiencing erectile dysfunction

Effective oral hygiene can help men avoid erectile dysfunctionEffective tooth-brushing, coupled with good oral hygiene, can help prevent this type of male sexual impotence. That’s the message of a study conducted by researchers from the Department of Surgery and Surgical Specialties (Urology) and the Department of Stomatology at the University of Granada (UGR), Spain. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is defined as the inability of […]

Here’s all you need to know about this diabetic-friendly vegetable

What is your favourite vegetable? Pumpkin, spinach, broccoli, green beans or else? Well, perhaps it is time for you to a bit broadening your knowledge about types of vegetables. Have you given a bite to tindora? Tindora is one of the vegetable commonly found as part of Indian cuisine but unfortunately, the health benefits of ivy gourd also known as tindora or tendli vegetable is not a piece of common knowledge yet

Here’s all you need to know about this diabetic-friendly vegetableIvy gourd is a plant grown in tropical climates that are used for food and medicinal purposes. There are different species of ivy gourd, including Coccinia indica, Coccinia cordifolia, and Coccinia grandis, which are often compared to bitter melon. In addition to being a staple of Indian, Indonesian, and Thai cuisines, the fruit is believed […]

Learn the new ‘ABCD’: BMC provides a health mantra to Mumbaikars

On the occasion of World Diabetes Day, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has started a new initiative to promote fitness among citizens of Mumbai. It is A-B-C-D, Active Body Changla Diet

Learn the new ‘ABCD’: BMC provides a health mantra to MumbaikarsThe BMC has given a different meaning to the first four letters of the alphabet and this new meaning should play a significant role in improving your health and the health of your family members. Active Body, Changla Diet is a formula which will keep you fit and prevent diseases which are caused due to […]

Climate change already damaging health of children around the world, reveals major study

Climate change is already damaging the health of the world's children and is set to shape the wellbeing of an entire generation unless the world meets Paris Agreement targets to limit warming to well below 2 degrees C, according to a major new report published in The Lancet

Climate change already damaging health of children around the world, reveals major studyA child born today faces multiple and life-long health harms from climate change – growing up in a warmer world with risks of food shortages, infectious diseases, floods and extreme heat, a major global study has found. Climate change is already harming people’s health by increasing the number of extreme weather events and exacerbating air […]

#WorldDiabetesDay: Need for research in diabetes affecting kidneys

Diabetes has rung all alarms in India, even if the patients maintain their blood sugar levels, still in some cases, doctors witness the progression of complications, which affect the kidneys.  Experts say there is a need for research on treating kidneys affected by diabetes

#WorldDiabetesDay: Need for research in diabetes affecting kidneysSome regard India to be the diabetes capital of the world, its diabetic population outweighing the entire population of some nations. With November 14th marking World Diabetes Day, it provides an opportunity for India to appraise its diabetes crisis At a time when diabetes has sound all alarms in India, there is a need for […]
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