First VATS performed on a 22 year-old patient at Sewri’s TB Hospital

A team of doctors of TB Hospital, Sewri, have successfully performed a Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) on a Tuberclosis (TB) patient. This is for the first time, when the hospital has performed such kind of a surgery

First VATS performed on a 22 year-old patient at Sewri’s TB Hospital22-year-old Aslam Khan (name changed) from Uttar Pradesh was operated in Swwri hospital as there was pus accumulated the area between his lungs and the inner surface of the chest wall. By using VATS technique doctors removed pleura wrapped around the lung which was affected by TB. Dr Lalitkumar Anande chief medical officer of Sewri’s Tuberculosis Hospital […]

NPPA fixes the ceiling prices of knee implants

After the impending debate about the fixing of prices for the knee replacement surgery, the NPPA on Wednesday has announced capping of ceiling prices of orthopaedic knee implants for knee replacement surgery to maintain transparency

NPPA fixes the ceiling prices of knee implants  In order to make healthcare affordable and maintain transparency in the cost of the medical equipment and implants, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) on Wednesday announced capping on ceiling prices of orthopaedic knee implants for knee replacement surgery. As per the notification, the primary knee replacement system will cost between Rs 4,090 to Rs 38, […]

Solapur youths start ‘Roti Bank’ for patients and their relatives

At Solapur civil hospital, youngsters from Solapur began an initiative known as 'Roti Bank', in order to provide food for patients and their relatives coming in for treatment. This initiative has received a great response from the people of Solapur

Solapur youths start ‘Roti Bank’ for patients and their relativesA large number of people from rural areas come to seek treatment in Solapur’s civil hospital. And the relatives of these patients stay with them until their treatment is completed.  But due to poor financial conditions, people can’t afford to spend money on food. Due to this reason, a few youngsters have come together and […]

Mumbai gears up for a mega conclave on healthcare next week

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Western region is hosting a huge conclave to discuss various matters related to public health policy such as public private partnership, digital healthcare, health insurance, primary healthcare as well as imperatives for hospitals in changing operating context

Mumbai gears up for a mega conclave on healthcare next weekPublic health policy is a matter of discussion for each and every one of us at a certain point in time. The operating environment of healthcare providers is very important for the health care developments in the country. Keeping this in mind, the confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Western region is hosting a huge conclave […]

NDRF team helps woman deliver baby in boat in flood-hit Bihar

Harjana Khatun delivered a baby girl in the midst of flood assisted by rescue officials. The mother and baby are now recuperating at a primary healthcare centre

NDRF team helps woman deliver baby in boat in flood-hit BiharThe National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) believes in the motto – Saving Lives and Beyond and this is what one of their teams did during rescue efforts in Bihar. As they managed the crisis in the flood-hit state, a rescue team helped a woman deliver her baby on a boat at Benipatti block, in Madhubani […]

Being overprotective can take a toll on your child’s self confidence

Parents love their children very much, but sometimes the love becomes over protective and kids feel like parents intrude on their privacy by constantly acting like paparazzi. Clinical Psychologist Vasudha Deshpande Korde will guide the parents to know the difference between being involved in their children's lives and being overprotective

Being overprotective can take a toll on your child’s self confidenceA few days ago, I met a boy, who was around 20 to 21 years old. He was very frustrated as he didn’t like what he was doing. He cannot live life on his own terms. He appeared as a slave to me, as his parents constantly kept a watch on his every moment. Finally, […]

Tips to eliminate neck pain

Most of the time, neck pain isn’t a serious condition and can be relieved within a few days. In some cases, neck pain can indicate serious injury or illness and require a doctor’s care

Tips to eliminate neck painWhen it comes to neck pain, it is important to not just treat the site of the pain, but to identify and address the underlying cause. Below are some of the causes  and treatment for it. Causes: Cervical sprain, pinched nerve, paraspinal muscle spasm, trapezius myositis, cervical disc prolapse, cervical spondylolisthesis. Other causes are a […]

Killer ‘Blue Whale’ banned in India

As a reaction to the on-going ‘Blue whale’ saga, the government has now sent a letter seeking to remove the game from all major sites to make it inaccessible to the vulnerable and innocent minds

Killer ‘Blue Whale’ banned in IndiaThe government has finally taken a lead in the ‘Blue whale’ saga that seemed like a never-ending episode. Ever since the news of a 14-year-old committing a suicide in Mumbai has come out in the media, the country has been searching about the game and its availability, majorly to feed their curiosity. Reportedly, the boy’s […]

‘Mother’ in Sushma Swaraj grants medical visa to a Pakistani girl

Ailing Pakistani girl gets a medical visa from Sushma Swaraj after requesting her on twitter by calling her 'maa'

‘Mother’ in Sushma Swaraj grants medical visa to a Pakistani girlOn August 14th, Faiza Tanveer, a 25-year-old from Lahore, tweeted to the External Affairs Minister of India, Sushma Swaraj, asking her to grant her a medical visa to get treated from Inderprastha Dental College & Hospital, Ghaziabad,Uttar Pradesh.  The highlight however was, Tanveer referring to Swaraj as her ‘maa’ (mother), one of the cutest things […]

‘Keep dahi handi out of money and politics’

In 2009, Bhiwandi resident Nagesh Bhoir, who met with an accident during dahi handi, appealed to the government for capping the height of the human pyramids. While, his friend also opined that the mandals shouldn’t politicise dahi handi and some concrete measures should be taken regarding the same

‘Keep dahi handi out of money and politics’In 2009, Nagesh Bhoir, a Bhiwandi resident who was 22-years-old, fell on the ground from the topmost part of a human pyramid and suffered a spinal injury. His lower body was paralysed, after which, he is bed ridden. It has been seven to eight years, since the unfortunate incident occurred. But still, the memories of […]
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