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 […]

Know what the doctor MPs opine about NMC Bill

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. As per them, the Bill is anti-poor, anti-people, non-representative, undemocratic and anti-federal in character. Therefore, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) observed a nationwide strike on January 2. My Medical Mantra tried to decode the perspective of the doctor MPs

Know what the doctor MPs opine about NMC BillIf the demands are not granted, the doctors will go on an indefinite strike. They will also launch a surgical strike. The reaction on the NMC Bill could be seen in the Lok Sabha as the doctor MPs express their wrath towards the government. The BJP-Shiv Sena MPs opposed the NMC Bill. Speaking to My […]

Health hazards due to sex toys on the rise

Doctors say that once people start using sex toys, they end up overusing it. Gadgets can't be an alternative for genuine human touch. The use of substandard toys can also lead to skin problems

Health hazards due to sex toys on the riseThe sex narrative in India is undergoing a major shift. Many sexual wellness start-ups are seeing a huge growth in the country. From lubricants and massagers to edible lingerie and sex games from kinky costumes to hundreds of types of vibrators; the sexual wellness industry is offering a variety of product to its ever increasing […]

Mumbai: 4 dead, 5 injured as building catches fire

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

Mumbai: 4 dead, 5 injured as building catches fireFire Confined to electric wiring , electric installation, household articles and etc in room no 306 on third floor of a ground plus upper four floored residential building. The cause of fire is not known yet. After the Kamala Mills tragedy in which 14 people lost their lives in a fire at a pub, another […]

Daytime wounds heal faster than injuries at night, discover researchers

The key to accelerated daytime wound healing, the scientists found, was that skin cells moved more rapidly to repair the wound and there was also more collagen, the main structural protein in skin, deposited around the wound site

Daytime wounds heal faster than injuries at night, discover researchersOur internal body clocks cause wounds such as cuts and burns sustained during the day to heal around 60 per cent faster than those sustained at night, scientists have discovered in a finding that has implications for surgery and wound-healing medicines. It found burns sustained at night took an average of 28 days to heal, […]

Mumbai: Tata Memorial Centre and Shatabdi bag the cleanliness award

Tata Memorial Centre bagged the number one position while Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital (Shatabdi Hospital) bagged the number two position in ‘Swachata Abhiyan’ competition organised by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. After the rat menace, the Shatabdi Hospital administration had taken the issue of cleanliness seriously and worked towards the patient’s benefit. Which resulted in helping it bag this prestigious award 

Mumbai: Tata Memorial Centre and Shatabdi bag the cleanliness award‘Cleanliness is next to godliness,’ take that into consideration the BMC had organised the ‘Swachata Abhiyan’ competition. As per the information received by the BMC administration, solid waste management department had organised this competition which included hotels, gardens and the hospitals. After which, the Tata Memorial Centre bagged the number one position while Baba Saheb […]

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 […]

No cross pathy: Homeopaths extend support to IMA

After the introduction of the National Commission Bill (NMC) Bill in the parliament by replacing the existing MCI, the Indian Institute of Homeopathic Physicians has written a letter to the Indian Medical Association (IMA) Andra Pradesh and Telangana, stating that they are against the proposed Bridge course

No cross pathy: Homeopaths extend support to IMAThe Indian Institute of Homeopathic Physicians support the concern of the IMA as far as the bridge course is concerned. The Indian Institute of Homeopathic Physicians is against the proposed the Bridge course for Ayurveda doctors as it will not serve any purpose for the national health. This course will open a Pandora’s Box for […]

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 […]