Navratri Special: Educating police about organ donation is the need to hour

Today, My Medical Mantra brings you the story of Dr Sabeena Shaikh, an organ transplant coordinator and Assistant Director Medical Administration, who works at Saifee Hospital in Mumbai. She has been instrumental behind saving the lives of hundreds of people Counselling the family of a brain-dead patient, and convincing them to donate organs, is the toughest […]

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Organ donation: ‘Noes’ don’t deter her, as one ‘yes’ can save many lives

She has spent several sleepless nights and at the times the day also stretches for too long. Day in, day out the mental pressure keeps piling up. There is no certainty that she will get a ‘yes.’ But she clings to the ray of hope that is she works hard someone’s life will be saved. […]

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#FitIndiaMovement: Simple living and healthy eating is Dr TP Lahane’s fitness mantra

Dr TP Lahane, the Joint director of Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER), needs no introduction. He is a ray of hope for many patients and a perfect role model for the budding doctors. Dr Lahane believes in simple living and healthy eating and makes sure that he practises what he preaches. Dr Lahane […]

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#FitIndiaMovement: Fitness icon Mandira Bedi’s workout and diet plan

Known for her fit frame and vivacious personality and having won a stunt show on television, Mandira Bedi is considered an epitome of fitness. Mandira who has the most captivating and fit body is very much disciplined about her workout and her diet plan. “I work out for five days a week. Along with cardio, I […]

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Can we promise pregnancy to every woman today?

In a normal couple During normal sexual activity, semen which consist of millions of sperms, is deposited in the vagina. From there the active and motile sperms travel into the fallopian tube to meet the egg which is released from the ovary once a month. This is where fertilization of the egg occurs. The fertilised […]

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Russian woman who grew beard after son’s birth, finally able to lead normal life successful treatment

A mother who grew a beard after giving birth and refused to let her husband kiss her finally ditches the surgical mask she wore at all times, after treatment eliminated her stubble. She is finally able to go outside without a mask for the first time in years after successful treatment for hirsutism. Svetlana Savchenkova, […]

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What should be done in the golden hour after heart attack?

A 57-year-old south Mumbai resident Sundar Chaturvedi (name changed) started feeling breathlessness at 2 am early in the morning. Without wasting time, the family immediately called up the hospital and in night clothes, Chaturvedi was hospitalised in Jaslok Hospital. On diagnosing, it became clear that Chaturvedi had the suffered a severe heart attack. He was immediately put […]

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Infant with a congenital defect in dire need of funds for cochlear implant

Suyash Bedekar, an eight-month-old is suffering from bilateral profound Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL). It is a kind of hearing loss due to the damage in the inner ear or the nerve from the ear to the brain. He urgently needs to undergo a cochlear implant. He is currently undergoing treatment at Mumbai’s civic-run KEM Hospital […]

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