Having just one egg a day can significantly lower your risk of heart disease

People who eat an egg just about every day may have a lower risk of heart attack and stroke than individuals who don’t eat eggs at all, a large Chinese study suggests. Eggs are a primary source of dietary cholesterol, but they also contain high-quality lean protein and many vitamins, the study team notes in the journal Heart

Having just one egg a day can significantly lower your risk of heart diseaseResearchers examined survey data on egg consumption among 461,213 adults who were 51 years old on average. When they joined the study, none had a history of heart disease. Overall, they ate an average of half an egg daily; about 9 per cent of them avoided eggs altogether while 13 per cent ate roughly one […]

From Lalita to Lalit, Beed constable to undergo sex-change surgery

Lalita Salve is admitted at Mumbai’s state-run St George Hospital in Mumbai. She will undergo a series of medical tests over the next few days before undergoing the sex-change operation. According to doctors, permission from Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) is needed before performing the surgery

From Lalita to Lalit, Beed constable to undergo sex-change surgery“It’s been 29 years now since I have been living like this. Soon, I will be free. I am eagerly waiting for my new identity – Lalit. Finally, the endless wait will come to an end,” said Lalita Salve. On Tuesday, after receiving permission from the Maharashtra Police Department for sex-change surgery, Lalita Salve admitted […]

Mumbai: Resident doctors from JJ Hospital withdraw strike

After continuous deliberations and talks with the state government on the issue of security, the doctors from JJ Hospital have finally resumed their duties

Mumbai: Resident doctors from JJ Hospital withdraw strikeThe resident doctors from Mumbai’s state-run JJ Hospital have withdrawn their strike after four days. The state government has kept their promise and has beefed up the security inside Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, as asked by the doctors. The resident doctors were on strike since the last four days, after two of their colleagues […]

Maharashtra govt takes proactive measures to tackle Nipah virus

The state government has taken proactive measures to tackle with the threat of Nipah virus which has claimed the lives of 10 people in Kerala. Isolation wards have been set-up in civil hospital and doctors, nurses have been advised to wear protective gear. Samples will be sent for testing to the National Institute of Virology, if a patient shows symptoms of Nipah virus

Maharashtra govt takes proactive measures to tackle Nipah virusThe state government has directed all civic hospitals in Mumbai to create isolation. Doctors and the nursing staff have been advised to wear hand gloves and protective gears when treating the patients.  A special Swine-flu ward in Mumbai’s Kasturbha hospital will be used to treat the suspects with Nipah virus Maharashtra government has issued a […]

#SaveDhanashree: Parents of four-year-old make an appeal to 125 crore Indians

It has been 11 months since Dhanashree Mujmule has been diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy. She is in dire need of a heart transplant. Her parents are doing their best to treat their daughter but are struggling to gather funds and require your help

#SaveDhanashree: Parents of four-year-old make an appeal to 125 crore Indians“It was the month of June 2017, when Dhanashree suddenly fell ill. We did not know what had happened. The doctor told us, Dhanashree, will not survive. My world came crashing down within seconds. Those words are still ringing in my ears. I kept on asking myself one question. Why? Why my daughter?” After meeting […]

Maha: Baby with rare genetic condition ‘Mermaid syndrome’ dies within 15 minutes of birth

Mermaid syndrome is a very rare genetic condition. In medical terms, it is called as Sirenomelia. In this genetic deformity, the legs of an infant are fused together. Experts say, this condition can be seen in one in eighty thousand children

Maha: Baby with rare genetic condition ‘Mermaid syndrome’ dies within 15 minutes of birthA baby with a very rare genetic deformity – Sirenomelia, also known as mermaid syndrome, was born in Beed district, Maharashtra. However, the baby could survive for just over 15 minutes. It had breathing problems and had some birth defects in the lungs as well. The family has donated the infant’s body to Swami Ramanand […]

Doctor assault: ‘Maha to take the security review of JJ hospital,’ states Girish Mahajan 

The Maharashtra government has accepted all the demands put forth by the resident doctors of JJ Hospital. The government has agreed to the security review of the hospital and the additional security will be provided within one or two days

Doctor assault: ‘Maha to take the security review of JJ hospital,’ states Girish Mahajan The Maharashtra Resident Doctors Association (MARD) representatives had a meeting with the Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan on Monday, May 21. The minister has also assured that the alarm system will be in place within a month for the doctor’s security. While speaking to the press, Maharashtra’s Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan said, “It’s very […]

Doctor assault: ‘Show us the security; we will join work’ resident doctors to govt

The MARD representatives met Maharashtra Medical Education Minister, Girish Mahajan, on Monday. The doctors say, the meeting was satisfactory, but they will continue with the strike. The minister assured to beef up the security in the hospital

Doctor assault: ‘Show us the security; we will join work’ resident doctors to govtOn Monday, May 21, doctors from Cama, GT, and St George Hospital, wore black ribbons at work to show the solidarity. On Monday, the representatives of MARD had a meeting with Girish Mahajan, Maharashtra Medical Education Minister. Dr Aakash Mane, General Secretary, MARD, while speaking to My Medical Mantra, said, “Our meeting with Mahajan was […]

J P Nadda assures support to Kerala government to manage Nipah virus outbreak

The Nipah virus or NiV infection has symptoms like breathing trouble, inflammation of the brain, fever, headache, drowsiness, disorientation and delirium. A patient can slip into coma within 48 hours. There is no vaccine for the virus yet, says WHO. The main treatment for those infected is ‘intensive supportive care,’ says the UN health body

J P Nadda assures support to Kerala government to manage Nipah virus outbreakIn view of the rising number of cases and reported deaths due to Nipah Virus in Kozhikode, Kerala, J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare has assured all support to the Kerala Government and has directed a multi-disciplinary central team from National Centre for Disease Control to immediately visit the district, and […]

New study reveals late night snacking tied to diabetes, heart disease risk

Eating at odd times of the day disrupts the skin’s biological clock, and impacts the effectiveness of enzymes which protect against the sun’s harmful ultraviolet radiation. People who either have jet lag or work night shifts could be damaging their health in the long-term

New study reveals late night snacking tied to diabetes, heart disease riskAre you fond of munching into some snacks late in the night? According to a latest study, this habit of yours may put you in the risk of heart diseases and diabetes by raising levels of harmful blood fats. The findings are published in the journal Experimental Physiology, said those in the shift-based job could […]