Your relationship with money is an important one, here’s how to deal with it

Money doesn’t have to control you. You can control how it affects your life and your health on a day-to-day basis. From professional help to everyday tasks you can do yourself, there are many resources available to help you get your finances, and how you think about them, on track

Your relationship with money is an important one, here’s how to deal with itChances are stress and anxiety about money are a part of your daily life. From rent and mortgage payments to health expenses and childcare costs, the list is endless. You’re definitely not alone in this plight. We all have some kind of stress or anxiety related to money. That’s despite the fact that, above a […]

‘Cancer is not only patient’s but family’s battle’

Prakash Puramwar, was diagnosed with Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) in 2012. GBM is the most aggressive brain cancer with median survival rate of 12 to 15 months in patients who get surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. His recent reports suggest that after five year post diagnosis, there is no recurrence of tumour

‘Cancer is not only patient’s but family’s battle’‘Where there is great love there are always miracles,’ mentions the board put outside the oncology OPD in Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune. “This quote on the board inspired us to not to give up on my father’s treatment,” said Amar Puramwar, son of 63-year-old cancer survivor. When there is handful of cases of survival with […]

Bengaluru: Actor Emraan Hashmi inaugurates cancer care hospital

Cancer is a destructive disease- not only for the one suffering it but even for those around it. A couple in Bangalore, gifted their 50 acres of land to build a super speciality cashless cancer care hospital for poor people

Bengaluru: Actor Emraan Hashmi inaugurates cancer care hospitalBollywood actor, Emraan Hashmi inaugurated India’s first ever open cancer care hospital that will treat Below Poverty Line patients across India, free of charge. The initiative is part of a newly launched NGO, New India, by a Bangalore-based business couple. They announced the launch of their dream project, ‘New India,’ a self-funded NGO, and gifted […]

HIV: NGO’s campaign to find a suitable match

People suffering from HIV or AIDS find it difficult to search for a suitable match. Mumbai District AIDS Control Society is tirelessly working for the same. The part of this network of people living with HIV has organised a campaign. This is the 11th year of the organisation. Till now, many men and women with HIV have found a suitable match

HIV: NGO’s campaign to find a suitable matchThe fear of contracting the disease combined with negative feelings, people have contributed towards the stigma that is associated with HIV/ AIDS. What makes it worse is the social taboo that is associated with the disease often forcing patients to keep the disease hidden from others. But, these patients also need support and care. So, […]

Head-sized tumour removed from 31-year-old man’s head

In a surgery which went on for seven hours, a team of doctors led by Dr Trimurti Nadkarni managed to successfully remove a tumour weighing 1.837 kgs. Such tumours are rare and are a surgical challenge. There was heavy blood loss during the surgery and the patient required transfusion of 11 units of blood

Head-sized tumour removed from 31-year-old man’s headDoctors at B.Y.L Nair Hospital and Topiwala National Medical College have extracted a massive tumour The tumour weighed 1.873 kgs The patient named Santlal Pal, is a 31-year-old man who works as a cloth vendor,  he was admitted to the Department of Neurosurgery of the hospital and was brought in with progressive swelling of scalp, […]

Doctors treat a man with 90% blockage

A 40-year-old man was saved through a life-changing surgery in Fortis, Kalyan. The team of cardiac surgeons at the hospital successfully treated the man through a renal angiography procedure recently

Doctors treat a man with 90% blockageThe patient was brought to emergency with acute breathlessness and severe nose bleeding which was a result of accelerated hypertension. Further tests revealed that the patient had more than 90% blockage and required immediate treatment to save his life. Many years ago, Sushil Sawant was diagnosed with hypertension. However, he ignored this condition and did […]

Controlling your weight can help lower stroke risk

Strokes don't usually come out of the blue. It is true that nobody can predict the precise time when a stroke will strike. But even when an underlying medical condition puts you at risk, you might be able to do something about it. Small changes in lifestyle, such as keeping a check on your weight can prevent the risk of strokes

Controlling your weight can help lower stroke riskThere is a lot you can do to lower your chances of having a stroke. Even if you’ve already had a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA), you can take steps to prevent another. Controlling your weight is an important way to lower stroke risk. Excess pounds strain the entire circulatory system and can lead […]

PM Modi to inaugurate World TB summit

India continues to have the highest number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the world, stated the Global TB Report 2017 released by World Health Organization (WHO). In India, an estimated 27.9 lakh patients were suffering from TB in 2016 and up to 4.23 lakh patients were estimated to have died during the year. Owing to which, in the month of March, a world TB summit will be conducted under the guidance of the experts in Delhi

PM Modi to inaugurate World TB summitTuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that usually affects the lungs and weakens the immune system. As per information received by My Medical Mantra, the summit will be held from March 13 to 16. PM Modi will inaugurate the same. Speaking about the 1st TB summit which will be held in India, Dr Sunil Kharpade, deputy director general […]

Here’s how to encourage healthy dietary habits in children

Eating disorders are growing in numbers, especially in early adolescence and yes, there are obvious reasons to worry and stay concerned. Let’s stay practical and discuss what we can do maximum at a very primary level, yet deal with them most effectively in a preventive manner before your child’s dietary practice turns into a health issue

Here’s how to encourage healthy dietary habits in childrenHere we are in 2018, mostly with nuclear families, where both parents are busy with their job and career, rarely meeting their child during the day, who is even busier with his/her school, play, tuitions, swimming, music class and few more. You worry about your child, and worry maximum about his/health and diet off course, […]