‘Staying fit is not tough’

‘Fitness is a way of life,’ For Yogesh Bhateja, a celebrity fitness trainer, who is the man behind actor Sonu Sood's chiselled body, actress Neetu Kapoor, comedian Kapil Sharma and choreographer and director Farah Khan's fitness and Tamannaah Bhatia and Esha Gupta's envious figure. So, if you aspire to achieve a fitter body, follow these keep-fit mantras

‘Staying fit is not tough’Jim Rohn said, “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live in. So, exercise regularly and follow a well-balanced diet,” said Bhateja. He advised, “People who are physically fit are healthier and are less prone to health problems. Becoming physically fit requires a change in life style. You will have […]

Soon: Tata Memorial Hospital to start a patient navigation course

To help the patients to acquire a timely medical advice, Tata Memorial Hospital and Tata Institute of Social Science will start a course soon. The one year course will be called as 'Advance Diploma in Patient Navigation'. Through this syllabus, information will be provided on how to guide the patients and boost their morale

Soon: Tata Memorial Hospital to start a patient navigation courseThis new curriculum will be unveiled on February 28, on the birth anniversary of the Tata Memorial Hospital. Cancer patients from all over the country come to seek treatment at the Tata Memorial Hospital. The patient has queries like where to go? Which doctor to meet? How to take out a case paper? Where to […]

Smart tips to get rid of those embarrassing hiccups

Most people have experienced the uncomfortable, sometimes quite noisy condition known as hiccups. You might wonder why they occur? Do they serve some purpose? Know it all from the doctors

Smart tips to get rid of those embarrassing hiccupsHiccups occur in practically every human being, including babies and older adults. They occur when your diaphragm (the thin layer of muscle that separates your chest cavity from your abdomen) suddenly and involuntarily contracts (tightens) said doctors. Dr Amol Wagh, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon and Assistant Professor at Sir JJ Group of Hospitals said, “Causes can […]

SOS: Computer Vision Syndrome can cause serious eye conditions

Possibly 21st century’s most common health complaint is tired eyes. These days, many of us have jobs that require us to stare at computer screens for hours at a time and that can put a real strain on your eyes. Working adults aren't the only ones affected; kids, who use computers or stare at tablets, can have issues, too. Here, the doctors prescribe a perfect plan to protect your eyes in the digi age

SOS: Computer Vision Syndrome can cause serious eye conditionsComputer Vision Syndrome (CVS), the medical term for digital eye strain, is best avoided by being aware of it. Dr Gaurav Luthra, President, Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society of India, informed, “CVS is more commonly seen in computer professionals and students. CVS which is also known as digital eye strain is caused due to prolonged hours […]

Andheri fire: He lost his family while saving others

Abbas Kapasi’s house caught fire. But he lost his life while trying to save his neighbours as the fire could have spread in their house as well. Due to one mistake the door got locked and didn’t open. This led to the death of his family members

Andheri fire: He lost his family while saving othersOn Thursday morning, four people died and five were injured after the third floor of Mehmud building, Shivaji Nagar, Church Road in Andheri East caught fire at 12:50 am. Unfortunately, in this incident, Sakina Abbas Kapasi (14), Mohin Abbas Kapasi (10), Taslim Abbas Kapasi (42), Dawood Ali Kapasi (80) lost their lives. As per John […]

Andheri fire: That is why ‘he’ is alive

On Thursday morning, four people died and five were injured after the third floor of Mehmud building, Shivaji Nagar, Church Road in Andheri East caught fire at 12:50 am. Fortunately, Huzefa Kothari survived and narrated the whole incident

Andheri fire: That is why ‘he’ is aliveThough, he was stuck in the fire, Huzefa Kothari survived as he stayed back at his home. On Thursday morning, four people died and five were injured after the third floor of Mehmud building, Shivaji Nagar, Church Road in Andheri, East, caught fire. Some of Huzefa’s family members are injured. But, the Kothari family survived […]

Shocking: 16 Kg tumour removed from 13-year-old’s stomach

Since two years, this 13-year-old was living a painful life, with a swollen stomach. The doctors from the Cama and Albless Hospital removed a 16 kg tumour with surgery. Now, she is free from the agony and she is getting back on track

Shocking: 16 Kg tumour removed from 13-year-old’s stomachSavera Ahmed (13) who belongs to a small village in Uttar Pradesh, studies in standard 5th. Two years ago, she experienced an excruciating stomach pain and was taken to a resident doctor for the treatment. She was fine after the treatment. Later, she started bloating up. She visited many doctors and also took X-rays but […]

Phones help patients in cancer care

In today’s time, staying without a phone is almost an impossible task. Having said that, a doctor from Tata Memorial Hospital has recently published an innovative research in the latest edition of the South Asian Journal of Cancer, only to find that there were several benefits which the Smartphones could offer their patients, post-treatment

Phones help patients in cancer careOral cancer is one of the most common cancers among Indian men. In India, every year 1 Lakh new Mouth Cancers are newly diagnosed. Unfortunately, 50% of these newly diagnosed Cancers Die within 12 month of Diagnosis. Most of the Sufferers of Mouth Cancer are Tobacco users, who usually are illiterate and economically deprived. With these facts […]

NMC Bill: IMA withdraws strike

Today, The Indian Medical Association was observing a nationwide 12-hour strike. There has been a tussle between government and the doctors regarding the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill. The NMC bill isn’t a good one according to the doctors and the IMA is strongly opposing it. Today, the state government sent it to the standing committee. However, the IMA has withdrawn the strike

NMC Bill: IMA withdraws strikeThe IMA conducted a press conference at their office in Juhu, Mumbai. While, the MBBS students protested at Azad Maidan. IMA conducted the General Body Meetings (GBM) at their offices across Maharashtra. Informing about the government’s decision in the Lok Sabha, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said, “Those who opposed the bill demanded that the bill should be sent to the standing committee.  The […]

Know why your doctors won’t be available on January 2

New Year doesn’t sound like a ‘happy one’ so far. With IMA planning to go on a 12-hour-strike tomorrow, there is a lot of anxiety about what will be the next. This ‘black-day’ is to mark protest against the proposed NMC Bill

Know why your doctors won’t be available on January 2This New Year doesn’t seem to be a very pleasing one for the modern medical doctors. There has been a tussle between government and the doctors regarding the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill. The NMC bill isn’t a good one according to the doctors and the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has strongly been opposing it. Therefore, […]