Veteran actor Dalip Tahil unravels his fitness mantras

Speaking to My Medical Mantra, actor Dalip Tahil, spills the beans about his fitness goals, know- how’s of yoga and diet - all of which is his secret for his emotional, physical and mental well-being!

Veteran actor Dalip Tahil unravels his fitness mantrasPower pact performer Dalip Tahil, who has displayed impeccable acting skills in movies like ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’, ‘Baazigar’, ‘Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke’, ‘Ishq’, ‘’Bhag Milkha Bhaag’ and so on, reveals  his keep-fit formulas. Now, he will also be seen in Sudhir Mishra’s ‘Daasdev’. Fitness freak and a yoga lover, Bollywood’s versatile actor says […]

Mumbaikars feel the ‘heat’

As the heat wave grips Mumbai, on Sunday a maximum temperature of 37.6 degrees Celsius was recorded in the city. Since, the mercury is rising in the city; health conditions like cold, cough, viral, sore throat and so on can give Mumbaikars a tough time. So, experts advise appropriate care to keep these health issues at bay

Mumbaikars feel the ‘heat’On Sunday, the maximum temperatures recorded by IMD Santacruz observatory were 37.6 degrees Celsius, which was 5.5 degrees Celsius above normal. And by IMD Colaba observatory: 36.5 degrees Celsius, 6 degrees Celsius above normal.  As per the experts, it is essential to take charge of health by taking the necessary precautions. “Since, the temperature has […]

‘Women with intermediate or higher risk should be evaluated’

Bollywood superstar Sridevi was getting ready for dinner with her husband Boney Kapoor in Dubai when she reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest in her room in the Jumeirah Emirates Towers hotel says a report in the Khaleej Times, quoting family sources. As per experts, women should have a thorough knowledge about heart disease and its symptoms. As, this will help in timely diagnosis and treatment

‘Women with intermediate or higher risk should be evaluated’A 38-year follow-up from the Framingham Heart study evaluated the incidence of sudden cardiac death in women compared with men. The study revealed that women had a lower sudden cardiac death (SCD) rate than men at all ages. The risk of sudden death among women with coronary heart disease is one-half that of men with […]

Golden rules for great hair

No matter how strong and beautiful your hair appear to you, pay careful attention to their hair care regimen to grow keep them at its best. As, hair care is one of the mandatory aspects of our beauty regime. Dr Apratim Goel, dermatologist and laser surgeon of Cutis Skin Studio lists out hair care tips. Besides, she tell you more about natural hair care and remedies for hair care

Golden rules for great hairWhich is the single most important factor to maintain healthy hair? It’s not expensive products and exotic oils, but a balanced healthy diet followed regularly. Hair needs to be nourished on daily basis. Since, everyone these days is on weight loss diets, remember that you are compromising the hair nutrition as well. Hair needs carbs, […]

NGO to provide hearing aids for school children

Giving education to someone is a very noble cause. However, an NGO in Maharashtra has now started a crowd-funding campaign in order to distribute hearing aids for school children. Samata Pratishthan, a Maharashtra-based NGO is working for the rehabilitation and education of hearing impaired children in and around the region of Yeola, Maharashtra, India

NGO to provide hearing aids for school childrenSupporting and making extensive efforts towards imparting educational aid for the hearing impaired, Samata Pratishthan a Maharashtra-based NGO is working for the rehabilitation and education of hearing impaired children in and around the region of Yeola, Maharashtra, India. The NGO runs a residential school, ‘Maiboli Karnabadhir Residential School’ in the area, for such children. At […]

Mumbai: FDA initiates food security campaign

We all eat roadside hot vadapav, bhajiyas and beverages. Though, we know that the place is unhygienic we tend to eat it. This in turn affects people’s health. People suffer from abdominal pain, diarrhoea, infections and so on. So, to check the hygiene status of the food sold at roadside, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has initiated a ‘Food Security Campaign’.

Mumbai: FDA initiates food security campaignSince many years, The BMC health department is receiving complaints of ill health due to roadside food consumption. So, to check the hygiene status of the food sold at roadside, the FDA has initiated a ‘Food Security Campaign’. Under this campaign, inquiry of the roadside sellers will be conducted in Mumbai’s 24 wards and areas. […]

Free bone marrow transplantation at Borivali’s BMC hospital

BMC takes an important decision for patients suffering from thalassemia in Mumbai. In BMC’s thalassemia care super specialty hospital in Borivali, free bone marrow transplantation will be done on thalassemia patients

Free bone marrow transplantation at Borivali’s BMC hospitalThalassemia is an inherited blood disorder in which the body makes an abnormal form of haemoglobin. Haemoglobin is the protein molecule in red blood cells that carries oxygen. In the private hospital, one has to spend around 20, 00,000-25,00,000 for bone marrow transplantation. The poor and needy cannot afford it. So, in order to help […]

Maha govt cancels appointment of 104 doctors

The government is taking various measures like giving doctors the posting of their choice so that the doctors serve in the rural areas. But, few doctors don’t join the duty even after getting the posting of their choice. So, these doctors are under government’s scrutiny now. The government has taken action on 104 doctors who took postings of their choice but didn’t join their duties

Maha govt cancels appointment of 104 doctorsThe government has issued a GR on February 22. In which, those doctors who haven’t join their service their appointment has been canceled. As per the information by the union health ministry, in the country, there is 81% shortage of expert doctors in the rural areas. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Satish Pawar, additional […]

Pune: ‘61% of people with end stage renal disease did not get any treatment’

Dr Vivek Kute, senior nephrologists while delivering his talk at Scientific Program seminar arranged by Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) in Pune In India said, around 61% with end stage renal disease did not get any treatment, 32 per cent got hemo dialysis, 5% receive peritoneal dialysis and just 2% get kidney transplant. In order to treat those 60% public health care sector should be strengthened

Pune: ‘61% of people with end stage renal disease did not get any treatment’He underlined that majority of the patients suffering from end stage kidney related disorders die in India and so affordable kidney transplants should be made available at public health centres. He also mentioned the need to have global kidney exchange program so that compatible kidneys are made available. “In India, around 61% with end stage […]

Mumbai: 113 new TB patients detected

Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but they can also damage other parts of the body. TB spreads through the air when a person with TB of the lungs or throat coughs, sneezes, or talks. To eradicate TB, BMC has undertaken a campaign from January 2018. In Mumbai, 113 new TB patients have been detected

Mumbai: 113 new TB patients detected7 patients have MDR TB and are being treated immediately for the same. 1,500 patients underwent x-ray. 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). On PM Modi’s direction, a national strategic plan has been developed to […]
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