Affordable sanitary pads can reduce reproductive tract infection in women: Doctors

Ahead of menstrual hygiene day (May 28), doctors have urged the government to rethink the decision to tax sanitary pads as affordability is a major factor for many women to avoid usage of sanitary pads

Affordable sanitary pads can reduce reproductive tract infection in women: DoctorsAffordable sanitary pads can reduce the reproductive tract infection rate in women, say doctors. Ahead of Menstrual Hygiene Day (May 28), doctors have urged the government to rethink the decision to tax sanitary pads as affordability is a major factor for many women to avoid usage of sanitary pads. “During menstruation, a woman should ideally […]

After uterus, Pune doctor eyes for revolution in non-vital organ transplants

An organ transplant from cadaver under non-vital organ category happens mostly in cornea and skin, leaving most of the other non-vital organs as a waste. Till now uterus was not mentioned in the permitted organ transplants list by the state government, which otherwise included heart, kidney and liver

After uterus, Pune doctor eyes for revolution in non-vital organ transplantsAfter performing India’s first Uterus transplant surgery, Dr. Shailesh Puntambekar wants to focus on intestinal and pancreas transplant in future. Puntambekar, Director of Galaxy Care Hospital, now eyes at transplants of non-vital organs to become a movement. Speaking to My Medical Mantra Puntambekar said, “We are currently practicing intestinal transplant on cadaver and our next […]

Mumbai sees 9 per cent rise in TB cases in one year

Strapline: On World Tuberculosis Day today, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) report shows that as compared to 2015, numbers of TB patients in 2016 have gone up by 3,448 cases

Mumbai sees 9 per cent rise in TB cases in one yearWhile the Government of India has an aim to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) by 2025, the dream seems to be a farfetched one as India’s financial capital has seen a steep rise in TB cases in last one year. On World Tuberculosis Day today, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) report shows that as compared to 2015, numbers […]

Mumbai doctors celebrate Dussehra

Mumbai doctors celebrate DussehraAs per tradition, Indians worship their trade tools on the day of Dussehra. Doctors in Mumbai too worshipped the medical equipment that they specialise in to celebrate the auspicious occasion. While some doctors worshipped the equipment in a cardiac operation theatre, some doctors followed the tradition at their clinics.   [huge_it_slider id=”2″]