Padma Shri awardee, Dr Titiyal performs phacoemulsification surgery at BOA conference

Dr Jeevan Titiyal performed a phacoemulsification surgery with foldable IOL lens. The surgery was performed on a patient who was myopic and had a grade 3 cataract. He is one of the 17 eye surgeons who performed live surgeries at Sir JJ Group of Hospitals

Padma Shri awardee, Dr Titiyal performs phacoemulsification surgery at BOA conferenceAt the Bombay Ophthalmologists Association’ s, FOCUS 2017 Silver Jubilee Conference, Dr Jeewan S Titiyal, a Padma Shri Awardee and a Professor of Ophthalmology at Dr RP centre for ophthalmic sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences briefed us about the surgery performed by him. Dr Jeewan Singh Titiyal is one of the best doctor […]

‘Spreading awareness about eye donation is need of the hour’: Dr Jeewan Titiyal

On the first day of the conference, 17 live surgeries were performed by the eminent doctors. The surgeries were performed live in Mumbai’s Sir JJ Group of hospital, and were telecasted live at Hyatt Regency where around 2000 delegates have assembled for this event

‘Spreading awareness about eye donation is need of the hour’: Dr Jeewan TitiyalThe Bombay Ophthalmology Association’s (BOA) annual conference, FOCUS 2017 has commenced in Mumbai. The event has started on a positive note.  This year the BOA is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. On the first day of the conference, which marks the Silver Jubilee of the BOA, 17 live surgeries were performed by the eminent doctors. The […]

How to break bad news to your kids, paediatricians advise

In the aftermath of a major event, people are focused on the event itself and less on how to talk to kids. News is always available and bombarding us, even on channels we may not expect, such as social media, where children spend their time

How to break bad news to your kids, paediatricians adviseParents wondering how to talk to their children about tragedies such as natural disasters or terrorist attacks have a new resource to help them, published online in the medical journal JAMA Paediatrics. “There have been a lot of changes in how we receive news and the types of news we receive, which has impacted the […]

Dr Kalidas Chavan elected as a registrar of MUHS

Dr Kalidas Chavan has been elected as the registrar of Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS). This decision was taken in this meeting, held under the chairmanship of Dilip Mhasekar

Dr Kalidas Chavan elected as a registrar of MUHSFor the position of University’s registrar, in June 2017, there was an advertisement  given that the candidates who are interested can apply for the same. According to this advertisement, the eligible candidates were interviewed by the selection committee. A selection committee was formed to select the right candidate. The committee submitted the report to the […]

Confused and disoriented? It could be a mental disorder?

Confusional psychosis, is a condition that is often caused due to severe head injury or high emotional stress. Severe stress or disappointment is often the reason for this condition. In this condition, the person is often disoriented with realities like place, time and people

Confused and disoriented? It could be a mental disorder?A week ago, the country was proudly talking about a 16-year-old boy named Harshit Sharma from Chandigarh. This was about his induction in Google for the job of graphic designing with a salary of whopping 1.44 crore annually. It was shortly realised that the whole episode was hoax and that there was no truth to […]

A song which promotes gender equality goes viral online

Saamne Aa' speaks against son preference and encourages us to raise our boys and girls equally. 'Saamne Aa', literally means come forward and embrace gender parity; and ensure that no one is killed in the name of gender. The song has got half-a-million views online. On August, 11, there will be a music launch to celebrate the success of ‘Saamne Aa’

A song which promotes gender equality goes viral onlineOften girls are looked down upon by the society. So by stressing on gender quality, Reeta Gupta, a story teller and the founder of The Network, has written and directed a song named ‘Saamne Aa’, which was launched on August, 2. “When I was thinking about how to film the song, I read a study […]

Mumbai’s govt dental college and hospital installs 2 modern digital panoramic x-ray machines

The institute has installed technologically advanced two modern digital panoramic X- Ray machines in Department of Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology and Department of Orthodontics with the support from Department of Medical Education and Drugs and Government of Maharashtra. These machines will assist in educating and refining the skills of undergraduates and post graduate students and will aid in accurate diagnosis and treatment planning

Mumbai’s govt dental college and hospital installs 2 modern digital panoramic x-ray machinesIn the medical field, it is necessary to use the latest state-of-the-art technology. Owing to this, Mumbai’s government dental college and  hospital has installed technologically advanced two modern digital panoramic x-ray machines. These machine shave been setup in the Department of Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology and Department of Orthodontics with the support from Department […]

Doctors provide medical aid for ‘Maratha Kranti Morcha’ protestors

130 government doctors and 15 ambulances deployed for ‘Maratha Kranti Morcha’ protestors. One Ambulance is stationed at every 500 meters from Dadar to Churchgate. Various doctors’ associations also provided medical support to the protesters

Doctors provide medical aid for ‘Maratha Kranti Morcha’ protestorsThe ‘Marathi Kranti Morcha’ on Wednesday, carried out one of the biggest protest in Mumbai, demanding reservation for Maratha community. Lakhs of people from all over Maharashtra have come to for the protest. Considering the huge protest, the state government, BMC and Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Medicos Association has deployed doctors at various locations in order to […]

Coming soon: Mobile court for physically challenged people

The state government will soon come up with the mobile courts to solve the problems of physically challenged people

Coming soon: Mobile court for physically challenged peopleVarious schemes are being implemented by the Central Government for the welfare of physically challenged people. Many complaints have been received regarding the schemes informed Dr Kamlesh Kumar Pandey, Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities. Up to July 2017, the Chief Commissioner’s Office received 34,446 complaints, of which 32,851 cases have been solved. According to […]

Office workers need to move around more, suggests a campaign

Sitting for long periods at work is linked to a host of health problems, which are not resolved by working out in the gym. So, stand regularly, walk around more and embrace ideas such as standing meetings or standing desks

Office workers need to move around more, suggests a campaignA new campaign On Your Feet Britain is a partnership between the group Get Britain Standing and the British Heart Foundation (BHF) charity. It is calling on people to stand regularly, walk around more and embrace ideas such as standing meetings or standing desks. Experts described inactivity as “one of the biggest” challenges in health. […]