DoctorAttack: Relatives assaulted three doctors from civic-run Nair hospital, case registered

49-year-old Rajkishor Dixit was admitted to Mumbai's civic-run Nair hospital was critically ill. According to doctors, he was incubated and was informed to the relatives about his condition.

DoctorAttack: Relatives assaulted three doctors from civic-run Nair hospital, case registeredThree resident doctors from Mumbai’s civic-run Nair hospital have been beaten up by patients relatives The incident happened on Sunday evening, July 14, after a patient died during treatment According to sources, 13 to 15 relatives of the patient assaulted resident doctors and the security guards 49-year-old Rajkishor Dixit was admitted to Mumbai’s civic-run Nair […]

Hungry? Know how to calm hunger pangs

Hunger pangs strike at the wrong time, mostly before lunch or before dinner, ruining your appetite. They can even strike at night or an hour after you've eaten lunch. Owing to which, you end up gorging on unhealthy food. Experts give you healthy options to help you block those hunger pangs

Hungry?  Know how to calm hunger pangsYou’ve probably experienced gnawing, painful feelings in your stomach at some point, in the upper left side of your abdomen. These are commonly known as hunger pangs. Hunger pangs, or hunger pains, are caused by strong contractions of the stomach when it’s empty. This uncomfortable sensation is often accompanied by hunger, or the desire to […]

Pune tops the list of ‘green corridors’ for organ donation

Pune has carried out highest Green Corridors in the state so far. In 2015, the first Green Corridor was done on the day when DCP traffic of Pune haven't even heard about organ donation. City has now seen around 90 Green Corridors.

Pune tops the list of ‘green corridors’ for organ donation  Pune has carried out the highest Green Corridors in the state so far. In 2015, the first green corridor was done on the day when DCP traffic of Pune hasn’t even heard about organ donation. The city has now seen around 90 Green Corridors. From an urgent call to Commissioner of Police at 4 […]

72-yr-old grandmother donates kidney to 11-yr-old grandson, giving him a new life

A 72-year-old woman came forward and donated her kidney to her 12-year-old grandson. The boy was diagnosed with kidney failure at 11 months of age and has been in and out of hospitals his entire life

72-yr-old grandmother donates kidney to 11-yr-old grandson, giving him a new lifeSahil Bhundere was a child who always suffered from health issues. When he was an infant he was diagnosed with kidney failure and has struggled since then. He had a tough childhood as he suffered from End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) and had been on Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis) for the last six years. This […]

IMA’s doctors-4-doctors campaign to address the mental health challenges among medical students

A study among clinicians in India has revealed that 45% of the respondents scored high on emotional exhaustion with 87% of the doctors scoring low on “personal accomplishments. The specialties are under the highest stress and risk of burn out or suicide are Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Psychiatry, Intensivists (ICU Doctors) and Anaesthetists.

IMA’s doctors-4-doctors campaign to address the mental health challenges among medical studentsIn a wake of doctor Payal Tadvi suicide cases, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) have initiated a programme to tackle the burden of burnout and rising rates of mental health challenges among medical students, residents, and clinicians. This initiative has been aptly named “Doctors 4 Doctors” (D4D). Dr. Santanu Sen, National President, Indian Medical Association […]

World Thyroid Day: Best and worst foods for your thyroid health

The attention to food and nutrients to encourage proper functioning of the gland is often ignored. The nutrients that the thyroid gland needs are easily available in many food items. Ankita Ghag, clinical nutritionist, Co-founder and director, Vacchan Arogya lists out some food stuffs to consume and avoid, in order to boost the thyroid health

World Thyroid Day: Best and worst foods for your thyroid healthYour thyroid is your body’s silent workhorse-most of the time; it functions so smoothly that we forget it’s there. But this little, butterfly-shaped gland that sits at the base of your neck helps regulate your metabolism, temperature, heartbeat, and more, and if it starts to go haywire, you’ll notice. Though the thyroid is small, it’s a major […]

Diet for lactating mothers

Breast feeding moms; know what you should be eating to help boost your breast milk production

Diet for lactating mothersLactation period refers to the duration when the mother breastfeeds her child. A nutritious dietary intake is therefore important. The food intake should be such that it meets the mother’s nutritional requirements, besides ensuring adequate milk production for the baby.  You can achieve it by following these simple value additions to you daily diet, let’s […]

Diabetes tied to silent heart attacks

A silent heart attack can happen to anyone, but people with diabetes are more predisposed to experience silent heart attacks. Around 25 to 30 per cent of heart attacks in people with diabetes are silent, putting people with diabetes at significant risk

Diabetes tied to silent heart attacksPeople with diabetes are two to four times more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than those without the disease. There is no doubt that every heart attack is life threatening and requires immediate attention, says Dr JC Mohan, Director of Cardiology, Fortis Hospital, Delhi.  He added, “A heart attack in which a person […]

‘Bikini lip reduction’ a new obsession among men for a fuller pout

More and more men have apparently been opting for cosmetic treatments such as hair transplant, skin tightening, and lip reduction in recent years. Now, men also want a fuller pout! These days men are going under the knife for reducing lip with a new technique called ‘bikini lip reduction’

‘Bikini lip reduction’ a new obsession among men for a fuller poutMove over ladies, men also want a fuller pout! More and more men have apparently been opting for cosmetic treatments such as hair transplant, skin tightening, and lip reduction in recent years. Nowadays, people are inundated with picture-perfect images of celebrities on social media. Appearance has become an important factor for men and women alike, […]

Pump up: 5 healthy heart tips

Lack of exercise, a poor diet and other unhealthy habits can take their toll over the years. Dr Nihar Mehta, consultant cardiologist at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, gives 5 simple steps to look after your heart

Pump up: 5 healthy heart tipsIndia has rapidly become the capital of metabolic diseases over the globe.This term encompasses a combination of ‘high’ – body weight, blood pressure, blood sugars and blood cholesterol, a disease of excess. These metabolic diseases lead to heart diseases like heart attacks, heart failure and fluctuations in heart rate (arrhythmia), said Dr Nihar Mehta, consultant […]
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