Pune: 21-yr-old daughter selflessly donates part of her liver to save ailing father

A 21-year-old daughter donated liver to her father in Pune. Having a scar on stomach would make her less eligible to find a man for marriage, as per societal taboo. The girl proudly said that she would not like to marry a man who just looks at the scar and doesn’t appreciate the noble gesture which performed for her father

Pune: 21-yr-old daughter selflessly donates part of her liver to save ailing fatherOn Tuesday, July 2, Antrica Baena, underwent a liver transplant at Sahyadri Hospital in Pune. He was suffering from stage-4 liver cirrhosis. Tanishq Baena, his 21-year-old daughter showed the willingness to donate her liver and convinced the family to accept her decision. Tanishq did not think twice before making up her mind to donate part […]

Binge-watching TV can increase bowel cancer risk in men

Compared with men who watched TV for up to 1 hour each day, those who watched TV for at least 4 hours per day were found to have a 35 per cent greater risk of bowel cancer. The team found no link between time spent watching TV and the risk of bowel cancer in women

Binge-watching TV can increase bowel cancer risk in menResearchers found that men who watched TV for more than 4 hours per day were likelier to develop bowel cancer over 6 years when compared with those who spent less time in front of the TV. But don’t lose hope, the study also found that men could lower their risk of colon cancer by increasing […]

#NationalPlasticSurgeryDay: AIIMS to soon open new centre for burn victims

AIIMS had received a nod to build a new Burns and Plastic Surgery Block in December 2018, this centre aims to take the pressure off the Trauma Centre, which currently caters to these patients, and shift these patients into a specialised ward

#NationalPlasticSurgeryDay: AIIMS to soon open new centre for burn victimsComing up next to the Trauma Centre, Rs 100 crore has been sanctioned to the Institute for this project. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi has taken an initiative and is coming up with the Burns & Plastic Surgery Block soon and will be providing world-class patient services to burn patients. Currently, […]

Union govt introduces Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 to ban commercial surrogacy

Surrogacy is a method of reproduction whereby a woman agrees to get impregnated with a fertilised egg (ovum and sperm) and deliver a child for infertile couples. The 228th report of the Commission of India recommended prohibiting commercial surrogacy, after which this bill was earlier brought in. The Bill had been passed by the 16th Lok Sabha but lapsed after it did not clear the Rajya Sabha

Union govt introduces Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 to ban commercial surrogacyA bill which seeks to ban commercial surrogacy and regulate surrogacy in India by setting up boards at national and state levels was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday. The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019 was introduced by Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan. The bill seeks to prohibit exploitation of surrogate mothers and children born […]

Mumbai: 7-yr-old boy drowns after falling in open drain in Dharavi

The incident happened on Monday afternoon. The boy was rescued by police and was taken to Mumbai's civic-run Sion hospital. Doctors at Sion hospital declared Amit Jaiswal (7) brought dead

Mumbai: 7-yr-old boy drowns after falling in open drain in DharaviIn yet another shocking incident, Mumbai’s death trap has taken one more innocent life. 7-year-old Amit Jaiswal from Dharavi, Mumbai fell into an open drain and then got drowned. Police personnel immediately rushed to rescue the boy. Amit was rescued and shifted to Mumbai’s civic-run Sion hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead. While speaking […]

Mumbai witnesses 36 cases of swine flu, so far this monsoon

Civic-run hospitals in Mumbai have recorded 36 cases of swine flu in total, so far this month. Swine flu is a respiratory disease caused by influenza viruses that infect the respiratory tract of pigs and result in a barking cough, decreased appetite, nasal secretions, and listless behaviour; the virus can be transmitted to humans

Mumbai witnesses 36 cases of swine flu, so far this monsoonMumbai recorded its first suspected swine flu death on Saturday night. A 26-year-old woman from Mumbra succumbed to the suspected H1N1 virus after she stopped responding to treatment. Danishta Idress Khan had been admitted to the civic-run KEM Hospital in Parel in the first week of July. She was diagnosed with swine flu and was […]

Mumbai: Soon, separate ward to be established for children with cancer at JJ Hospital

JJ Hospital will soon open a separate ward to exclusively cater to children who are affected with cancer. This ward will help in the efficient diagnosis of cancer and will provide the best available treatment 

Mumbai: Soon, separate ward to be established for children with cancer at JJ HospitalA special cancer ward will be created for the children who are suffering from cancer in Mumbai’s state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals. The ward will be created keeping in mind the rising cases of cancer among the children. Sir JJ Group of Hospitals is collaborating with a private NGO which works in cancer care […]

Dr Harsh Vardhan releases the National Digital Health Blueprint report

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare released the National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB) report in the public domain for inputs from various stakeholders, on July 15

Dr Harsh Vardhan releases the National Digital Health Blueprint reportIt will strengthen Digital India and accelerate our efforts towards Universal Health Coverage, stated Dr Harsh Vardhan Speaking on the occasion, the Union Health Minister said that the Government under the guidance of the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi is committed to ensuring high-quality healthcare, accessible to all up to the last mile. “The digital health […]

Israeli scientists invent antibacterial filling material to prevent tooth decay

Almost everyone experiences tooth decay (caries), it seems, making this among the most common conditions caused by a bacterial infection. The costs of treating this condition are among the highest for bacterial conditions

Israeli scientists invent antibacterial filling material to prevent tooth decayHowever, the problem with treating dental decay is that it comes back again. Tel Aviv scientists have now discovered that certain novel materials have powerful antibacterial properties which can be harnessed in restorative dental fillings, to prevent recurrent tooth decay Getting a filling isn’t always the end of a tooth’s cavity problems. Sometimes, bacteria is […]

Know about the benefits of Uttan Padasana

Raised leg pose is beneficial for those having back pain and stomach disorder. Uttanpadasana is highly recommended for stomach abs. People for a flat stomach and for strong abs love this exercise. It is good for strengthening the abdominal muscles. You can practice this asana by raising one leg at a time also

Know about the benefits of Uttan PadasanaRaised legs yoga pose or Uttanpadasana is a one of the important supine position yoga and extremely beneficial for lower belly fat and flat stomach. The raised feet yoga is quite popular who is eager to weight loss or burning belly fat. It is also one of the important yoga poses in power yoga exercises. […]