‘That’s when I had stopped using lipstick’

After transforming from Lalita to Lalit, Tuesday, literally was Lalit’s day out. For the first time, Lalit stepped out of the hospital to return to his native place as a man. Lalit says he is eager to join his police duty soon and his very optimistic about his new life and new changes in the body

‘That’s when I had stopped using lipstick’“In 2009, I came to know that I am different from the other girls, that is when I stopped using lipstick. Then I never looked at it nor did any make-up. I could feel from the inside that I was different. Finally, I have my own identity now,” said Lalit Salve. Lalita finally got her […]

Tips to stay stress-free at work

Stress is something that can hit someone irrespective of the level in the business and research depicts that it is widespread and is not confined to any particular job or industry. If stress becomes extreme or is prolonged for a period of time, it can lead to a physical or mental illness

Tips to stay stress-free at workStress occurs when you cannot cope and you do not know how and what to focus on. Stress at work can increase chances of sickness, absence from work, staff turnover and other issues such as errors. Understanding how to spot the signs of stress in your team, and then know what to do to reduce stress, […]

Maintaining ethics at all costs

We have been reading occasionally of substandard medical care provided by some medical practitioners/institutions. In this context, I thought I should bring to the fore a supreme sacrifice by a colleague of mine, maintaining medical ethics of the highest standard

Maintaining ethics at all costsWe have been reading occasionally of substandard medical care provided by some medical practitioners/institutions. In this context, I thought I should bring to the fore a supreme sacrifice by a colleague of mine, maintaining medical ethics of the highest standard Two weeks back, I was requested to come to Spandan Heart Institute, Nagpur, to operate […]

Medical miracle: Premature twin babies with low birth weight survive against odds

These ultra-micro-preemies are among the smallest twins to ever survive in India. The twins weighed just 475 and 617 gram at the time of birth  

Medical miracle: Premature twin babies with low birth weight survive against oddsA frightening dream transformed to reality for couple Shobha Kunwar and Ganpat Singh, when their twin baby boys, born weighing just 475 grams and 617 grams, fought for four months to survive a stormy course in the neonatal ICU of Jivanta Children’s Hospital, Udaipur. Born to Shobha Kunwar and Ganpat Singh from Jalore, Rajasthan, the […]

Overcoming his shortcomings, boy with writing disability clears HSC

Anurag Thombre, a 20-year-old resident of Panvel, Maharashtra, has a writing disability since birth. Though he couldn’t write, he cracked the HSC exam with a first class. Instead of writing Anurag was granted special permission by the board to appear for the exam with the help of a computer

Overcoming his shortcomings, boy with writing disability clears HSCAnurag has had a writing disability since his birth. A child who is has a writing disability cannot write anything as they cannot move their hands. But, Anurag has scored a first class in the HSC exam of the Maharashtra Board. The Maharashtra HSC board had given him special permission to take his exam by […]

#MenstrualHygieneDay: Tips every girl and woman should follow

Feminine hygiene has an impact on the overall health; feminine hygiene needs to be observed stringently especially during menstruation. With a lot of discussions on GST being imposed on sanitary pads, we look at what other things are important in maintaining hygiene for women

#MenstrualHygieneDay: Tips every girl and woman should followMost women would believe that the only product to maintain hygiene for them during periods is a sanitary napkin or tampon. In our listicle, we look at products that can be used to maintain menstrual hygiene. When we talk about menstrual hygiene, we focus on treating vaginal discharge, infections, odour and itch issues etc. related […]

Maharahtra police grants permission to Lalita Salve for sex change surgery

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis cleared the file from his office on April 18 to allow Beed constable Lalita Salve to undergo the gender reassignment surgery. Salve had earlier met the CM’s and sought his intervention. CM Fadnavis had taken a holistic view of her case.  Lalita was employed as a female cop and was a part Beed’s all-women squad. However, later after she realised about underdeveloped male organs in her body, she applied for a sex change operation

Maharahtra police grants permission to Lalita Salve for sex change surgeryLalita Salve, a female constable in Maharashtra Police, will now set to undergo a sex change surgery. Director General of Police (DGP) Maharashtra, has given her the permission to undergo a sex change operation On Monday, May 21, Lalita received a letter for the DGP officer informing about the permission being granted to her. Soon, […]

Tuberous sclerosis: Parents initiate a campaign to spread awareness

Today, May 15 is observed as National Tuberous Sclerosis Day. There is lack of awareness about tuberous sclerosis (a hereditary disease). To spread awareness on it, the patients’ family whose children are affected with this disease have created a group

Tuberous sclerosis: Parents initiate a campaign to spread awarenessWhat is tuberous sclerosis (TS)? Tuberous sclerosis (TS) is a rare genetic condition that causes noncancerous, or benign, tumours to grow in your brain, other vital organs, and skin. TS can be inherited. Some people only have mild symptoms, while others experience: Autism Seizures Tumours There’s no known cure for TS, but most people can […]

How Roti bank addressed hunger, prevented food wastage

In India, about 20 crore people go to bed hungry almost on a daily basis

How Roti bank addressed hunger, prevented food wastageMumbai Dabbawallas’ Roti Bank initiative is leading by example in eliminating hunger and reducing food waste. The Mumbai Dabbawalas Association had taken step to address the issue. With the help of (Retd.) IPS Officer, former Commissioner of Police, Mumbai/ DGP of Maharashtra, D. Sivanandhan, and UK-based businessman, Nitin Khanapurkar, they began their war against hunger […]

All you need to know about non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a very common disorder and refers to a group of conditions where there is accumulation of excess fat in the liver of people who drink little or no alcohol. The most common form of NAFLD is a non-serious condition called fatty liver

All you need to know about non-alcoholic fatty liver diseaseSome people with NAFLD may have a more serious condition named non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). In NASH, fat accumulation is associated with liver cell inflammation and different degrees of scarring. NASH is a potentially serious condition that may lead to severe liver scarring and cirrhosis. Cirrhosis occurs when the liver sustains substantial damage, and the liver […]
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