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 […]

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 […]

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley undergoes successful kidney transplant at AIIMS

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has undergone a successful kidney transplant at All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences, AIIMS, Delhi. As per the information provided by the AIIMS, both donor and the recipient are recovering

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley undergoes successful kidney transplant at AIIMSUnion Finance Minister Arun Jaitley undergoes a kidney transplant at All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, on Monday. According to AIIMS administration, the kidney transplant was successful Doctors say, both the recipient and the donor are recovering well The press release issued by Prof Dr Aarti Vij, chairperson media-protocol division, which stated “Arun Jaitley, […]

Crash diet can invite heart problems

A crash diet is a diet for losing weight by limiting calories in a very short period of time. Although, it helps in quick weight reduction, it is bad for health. As per experts, if not treated it can lead to heart problems in the long run

Crash diet can invite heart problemsUnsupervised internet and WhatsApp-based crash diets can harm heart function and reduce its ability to pump blood. It is important for those with heart disease to seek medical advice before adopting a very low-calorie diet. In people with existing heart disease such a diet might aggravate heart failure symptoms like shortness of breath or increase […]