Repeat heart transplant, a miracle, says Reena Raju

As My Medical Mantra observes August as organ donation month, we bring you a story of an athlete who has undergone not one, but two heart transplants. She underwent her second heart transplant in September 2017. She said the experience has reinforced her faith prayers and she hopes to spread awareness about repeat transplants though the efforts of her NGO

Repeat heart transplant, a miracle, says Reena RajuReena Raju is a true inspiration. Her zeal for life continued even after she underwent a heart transplant in 2009. Not letting this life-changing moment derail her plans, she pursues athletics at national level, is an adventure sports enthusiast and the founder of NGO, Light A Life- Reena Raju Foundation. Reena is equally positive about […]

Doctor creates music album to spread awareness on organ donation

There are millions of people in this country who need an organ for survival. If they get an organ, they can get a new life. Each year, hundreds of people die while waiting for an organ transplant. There is a shortage of organs, and the gap between the number of organs donated and the number of people waiting for a transplant is getting larger. Owing to which, a doctor has launched a music album titled - ‘Ungadaan Mahadaan’

Doctor creates music album to spread awareness on organ donationOrgan donation is the need of the hour. So, with an aim to spread awareness regarding organ donation, a music album ‘Ungadaan Mahadaan’ has been launched. Dr Vijay Bhave, a paediatrician from Mumbai has written songs of this music album. The music album is in Hindi and is available on YouTube. The album is getting […]

#BaldIsBeautiful, says vivacious Sonali Bendre

Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre is currently undergoing cancer treatment in NewYork. On Friendship Day, she has posted a picture with her friend on the social media. The actress has stunned many by posting her picture sans hair.

#BaldIsBeautiful, says vivacious Sonali BendreOn the eve of friendship day, Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre, who is currently undergoing cancer treatment in the USA, has posted an emotional message with a picture of her friends on social media. Sonali, who has been diagnosed with high-grade cancer, has shaved off her hair, as she is undergoing chemotherapy as part of her cancer […]

Sitting wrongly can affect your bones, warn experts

Poor posture while sitting has the potential to lead to many negative side effects. We all know that sitting improperly has a definite impact on our bodies, especially our backs. However, there are many unseen impacts that you might not have considered, highlight experts

Sitting wrongly can affect your bones, warn expertsSitting for long hours can be quite a challenge for a lot of us. However, sitting in a bad posture could be much more destructive, say experts. Posture refers to the way an individual holds alignment of spine in the body with all its adjoining structures. It includes every single movement that a person makes. […]

Mumbai Bridge Collapse: Five seconds saved thousands of lives

On Tuesday, an Andheri-bound local train was on its way to Churchgate when a section of a foot overbridge in Andheri fell. The alert 47-year-old motorman Chandrakant Sawant. of the train hit the emergency breaks and averted the bigger mishap

Mumbai Bridge Collapse: Five seconds saved thousands of lives  It was a rainy Tuesday morning on July 3, when an Andheri-bound local train was on its way to Churchgate. It was a routine journey for the 47-year-old motorman Chandrakant Sawant. As the train left Andheri, within a few minutes, it reached the speed of 50 kilometers per hour. Suddenly, the train halted abruptly […]

Mumbai: Part of the foot overbridge collapses, 5 injured

A part of a foot overbridge has collapsed near Andheri station, Mumbai, on Tuesday morning. 5 passengers have been injured in this accident. The injured people have been admitted to Mumbai's civic-run Cooper hospital

Mumbai: Part of the foot overbridge collapses, 5 injuredOn Tuesday, a part of the foot overbridge near Andheri railway station, Mumbai, collapsed  Dr Ganesh Shinde, Dean of the Civic-run Cooper hospital confirmed that 5 people have been injured   Due to the incident, the western railway services between Bandra to Goregaon have been shut  The accident has left thousands of office-goers stranded on […]

Doctors Day: ‘We do not get de-motivated because of few attacks’

Dr Rohan Sequeira, a consulting physician with Jaslok Hospital and Medical Director of St. Elizabeth hospital, Mumbai, was attacked by patient’s relatives when the patient died

Doctors Day: ‘We do not get de-motivated because of few attacks’“When you know that you have acted in the best interest of the patient, you should continue to serve the society,” says Dr Rohan Sequira. This is the thought of a doctor, who was attacked in the past by the relatives of the patient. Dr Sequira continues to serve the society. Dr Sequeira, while speaking […]

Tips to stay stress-free at work

Stress is something that can hit someone irrespective of the level in the business and research depicts that it is widespread and is not confined to any particular job or industry. If stress becomes extreme or is prolonged for a period of time, it can lead to a physical or mental illness

Tips to stay stress-free at workStress occurs when you cannot cope and you do not know how and what to focus on. Stress at work can increase chances of sickness, absence from work, staff turnover and other issues such as errors. Understanding how to spot the signs of stress in your team, and then know what to do to reduce stress, […]

Maharahtra police grants permission to Lalita Salve for sex change surgery

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis cleared the file from his office on April 18 to allow Beed constable Lalita Salve to undergo the gender reassignment surgery. Salve had earlier met the CM’s and sought his intervention. CM Fadnavis had taken a holistic view of her case.  Lalita was employed as a female cop and was a part Beed’s all-women squad. However, later after she realised about underdeveloped male organs in her body, she applied for a sex change operation

Maharahtra police grants permission to Lalita Salve for sex change surgeryLalita Salve, a female constable in Maharashtra Police, will now set to undergo a sex change surgery. Director General of Police (DGP) Maharashtra, has given her the permission to undergo a sex change operation On Monday, May 21, Lalita received a letter for the DGP officer informing about the permission being granted to her. Soon, […]

Tuberous sclerosis: Parents initiate a campaign to spread awareness

Today, May 15 is observed as National Tuberous Sclerosis Day. There is lack of awareness about tuberous sclerosis (a hereditary disease). To spread awareness on it, the patients’ family whose children are affected with this disease have created a group

Tuberous sclerosis: Parents initiate a campaign to spread awarenessWhat is tuberous sclerosis (TS)? Tuberous sclerosis (TS) is a rare genetic condition that causes noncancerous, or benign, tumours to grow in your brain, other vital organs, and skin. TS can be inherited. Some people only have mild symptoms, while others experience: Autism Seizures Tumours There’s no known cure for TS, but most people can […]
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