Is there any way to prevent scars?

Despite many scientific advances, there is no definitive way of preventing or treating scars yet. But there are things that doctors and patients can do to reduce the extent of scar development

Is there any way to prevent scars?Scars are caused by the body’s inability to regenerate the complex connective tissue in our skin after injury. An anonymous researcher shared his own personal experiences, when it comes to talking about scars, he explained saying, “During my years as a research scientist, and I became very familiar with the sight of scars. From the […]

Pune NGO walks for organ donation

It’s been quite a while since we have started discussing openly about organ donation. However, many people still remain unaware about organ donation. To curb this, Rebirth, a Non-Government Organization (NGO) has arranged a special event to create awareness on organ donation in Pune

Pune NGO walks for organ donationRebirth foundation, arranged an event in Pune to spread awareness about organ donation. From getting showered by brilliant and bright colors to being jovially sprayed by water, and greeted by leg thumping dhol-tasha; the event will lead audience to experience thematic experience on organ donation. The untimed three kilometer distance of Rangathon is split into […]

Ways to increase height as an adult

While adults cannot do much to increase their height, they can take steps to avoid age-related loss of height

Ways to increase height as an adultSome people are unhappy with their height and wish they could be taller. Unfortunately for most adults, there is not much that can be done to increase height. After age 18, most tricks to increase height will not work, even with good nutrition and exercise. However, there are ways to appear taller and prevent loss of height, […]

‘I will never travel by train, again’

Said the 28-year-old Shraddha Nagaonkar to her husband who survived the mishap on Friday. While all of us know that there have been severe casualties at the Elphinstone- Parel Bridge incident on September 29, what came out as an aftermath has been the psychological impressions that the sight has created among those who have survived the stroke of bad luck

‘I will never travel by train, again’A day after the shocking Elphinstone-Parel Bridge mischance, a lot of people who have survived the incident have approached the psychiatric department in an acute state of shock. Psychiatrists across the city say that this is the aftermath of any such incident of mass casualty. “This condition is called acute stress reaction. It is the […]

Brothers at KEM hospital, parents still unaware

Among the families affected by the spine-chilling stampede, two brothers from Uttar Pradesh were also affected by this unfortunate incident. Though, their parents do not know about their condition, the brothers do not want to inform them and cause them unnecessary pain

Brothers at KEM hospital, parents still unawareWhile many parts of the KEM Hospital were lit up and rangoli patterns were made to celebrate Dussehra on Saturday, Dharmendra Patel (20), a resident of Sion Koliwada secretly wished to be in his hometown to celebrate the festival with his brother and parents in Uttar Pradesh. However, Patel only prayed for his younger brother, […]

‘I wish I had dropped her to station yesterday’

Says husband of a 28-year-old Shraddha Nagaonkar, who was shocked by the dreadful incident but she is recuperating well after the injury. However, for a lot of people, the injuries have left an indelible impression. Those injured in the mishap yesterday, have been given a financial aid of Rs 50,000 in cash by the rail authorities, claim families

‘I wish I had dropped her to station yesterday’The gruesome Friday stampede not only snatched away the loved ones of their families but also left dozens of people injured. But for those who are injured, the scars are not only on the body but also on their mind. And amongst one of them is Shraddha Nagaonkar. If you happened to visit ward number […]

Mother faints after watching injured daughter, admitted in KEM

Reshma Kadam was one of the victims that got injured in the Elphinstone Road stampede on September 29. Among others, she also was hospitalised in KEM Hospital. Reshma’s mother, Pramita rushed to KEM after being informed about the stampede. After watching her daughter injured, Pramita became unconscious and had to be shifted to a separate ward in KEM Hospital

Mother faints after watching injured daughter, admitted in KEMIt’s said a mother could never watch an injury on her child’s body whether how grown up is the child, same is the case with a 27-year-old Reshma Kadam. Reshma was one of the victims that got injured in the stampede that occurred at Elphinstone Station in Mumbai on September 29. Among others, she also […]

Younger brother loses life while elder one left injured

In the gruesome stampede that claimed the lives of 23 people at Mumbai’s Elphinstone Road station, two siblings, Akash Parab (19) and Rohit (11) also became victims in the accident. While the elder brother suffered severe injuries in the accident, the younger one couldn’t survive

Younger brother loses life while elder one left injuredIn the gruesome stampede that occurred on September 29 during the peak hours at Mumbai’s Elphinstone Road station, there were two brothers who suffered an inexplicable tragedy in the accident. A 19-year-old Akash Parab and his 11-year-old younger brother Rohit left from Kanjurmarg in the morning of September 29 to reach Elphinstone Road. Both of […]

Elphinstone Stampede: Death toll rises to 23

On Friday morning, the horrific stampede that occurred at around 10:30 am, during morning rush hour amidst a heavy downpour on a foot-over bridge in Mumbai's Elphinstone station has claimed 23 lives as of now with 32 still admitted at the hospital and two have taken discharged against doctor's medical advice

Elphinstone Stampede: Death toll rises to 23The Friday’s Elphinstone-Parel Bridge stampede claimed another life after Satyendra Kanojia, who was critically injured and admitted in intensive care unit of KEM Hospital , succumbed to his injuries on Saturday morning. The death toll is now 23. According to the hospital officials, Kanojia, who was one of the 61 casualties brought to the hospital on Friday, had severe […]

‘Stampede could have been avoided, if people had not panicked’

On Friday, At least 23 people were killed and 38 were injured in a stampede at foot- over bridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Rupesh Ahir, a survivor of this horrific incident, recounts it

‘Stampede could have been avoided, if people had not panicked’Unlike every day, 26-year-old Rupesh Aahir, a Shahad resident, left fo Parel (his workplace). But on Friday,  Rupesh’s journey  was not  ‘happy’ as he was one of those who were caught in the unfortunate stampede. Recounting the mishap, Rupesh said that it was pouring and people had gathered on the bridge to take a shelter, […]