Doc safely delivers baby at 35,000ft on international flight

Dr Sij Hemal who was travelling form India to the United States, delivered baby on international flight. This definitely wasn't what Dr Sij Hemal was expecting when he booked a flight

Doc safely delivers baby at 35,000ft on international flightAn off-duty doctor sprung into action on a long-haul flight when a woman sitting next to him suddenly went into labour on the plane. For Dr Sij Hemal, who works at Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, The eight hour Air France flight from Paris to New York was the second leg of his […]

‘Some patients get bogged down, some keep an optimistic approach’

Jagavegali Mansa, Jagaveglya Goshti’ book by Dr Sushma Deshmukh highlights the trust and faith that patients and their dear ones blindly repose in the doctors. About how selflessly many social workers extend support to the strangers who need medical attention. The book throws light on how to live the life with a clear mind and how to fight the diseases by defying the odds

‘Some patients get bogged down, some keep an optimistic approach’Through this book, a vivid depiction of doctor and the ‘patient relationship’ has been sumptuously sketched. It not only brings out the manifestations of inter-active human dispositions, but also crystallises the uniqueness of the human approach in rendering the ‘healing touch’ drenched in human considerations. It also brings to the fore the concept that is […]

Buried penis syndrome: A unique clinical challenge, says doc

Obesity is the mother of all diseases. Obesity also has morbidities and a Buried penis (hidden penis) could be one of the major problems. Similarly, Shekhar Shah (name changed) visited a city doctor with a buried penis syndrome (BPS)

Buried penis syndrome: A unique clinical challenge, says docBuried penis syndrome describes a penis, normal in size, but lacking an appropriate sheath of skin. It could be a congenital disorder in which the ‘buried penis’ is located beneath the integument of the abdomen, thigh, or scrotum. The penis may also be buried within its own skin. Dr Deepak K Jumani, professor and sexual […]

Daughters fulfilled father’s last wish by donating his body

One organ donor can save up to eight lives. Similarly, Rasiklal Walia, (75), a Borivali resident, who was confined to bed said, ‘I won’t survive, but donate my body’. He told his daughters that it is his last wish. After which his three daughters donated his body at KEM Hospital, Mumbai

Daughters fulfilled father’s last wish by donating his bodyMumbai’s Walia family has set a new example for the society, by creating awareness about organ donation. The skin and eye donation procedure was completed at the Masina Hospital, Byculla, Mumbai. His eyes were donated at the Parel eye bank and his skin was donated at the Masina Hospital’s eye bank. While, his body was […]

Maha: FDA to track TB patients

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that usually affects the lungs. Many TB patients in Maharashtra and Mumbai are being treated by private doctors or at the hospitals. The government doesn’t have their information. To track these patients, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will conduct an inquiry with the chemists. In the upcoming days, the FDA and the TB eradication department officials will visit the chemists and collect the information of the TB patients and the medicines

Maha: FDA to track TB patientsThe number of TB patients across the state and Mumbai, have gone up. Owing to which, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has come forward to curb the numbers. The FDA has started inspecting the medicines given to the TB patients by the chemists. The information will be collected about which doctor has prescribed the […]

Delhi: CM Kejriwal pays a surprise visit at govt hospital

On Thursday, Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi Chief Minister paid a surprise visit at GTB Hospital to check whether the health services of the government are being properly delivered to patients

Delhi: CM Kejriwal pays a surprise visit at govt hospital“Made a surprise visit of GTB Hospital. Long queues at pharmacy. Need to increase no of counters n pharmacists. Shortage of ultrasound machines,” read his tweet. Apart from visiting the hospital, the Chief Minister also interacted with the relatives of the patients. During this time, he asked whether the patients were facing any problems during […]

Tax-free sanitary pad is every woman’s right, Supriya Sule

Sanitary napkin which is the necessity of every woman is currently in the 12% GST slab. Moreover, tax-free sanitary pads are very woman’s right, said Supriya Sule, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP. She attacked Modi government by saying that this government has failed to solve the problems of women. Also, she is protesting for tax-free sanitary pads

Tax-free sanitary pad is every woman’s right, Supriya SuleRecently, Supriya Sule, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP tweeted, “Women’s health, cleanliness and the facilities should not be the government’s medium of generating revenue. Tax-free sanitary pad is every woman’s right. We will put forward these demands amongst the people.”#NoGSTForSanitaryPads. She attacked Modi government by saying that this government has failed to solve the problems of women. […]

Miracle: 35 weeks pregnant lady delivers baby after her accident

While, India witnesses one of the highest number of accidental deaths in the world, a 35 weeks pregnant woman from Pune, successfully delivered a baby boy, immediately after she met with an accident

Miracle: 35 weeks pregnant lady delivers baby after her accidentIndia witnessed 17 deaths and 55 road accidents every hour in 2016, one of the highest in the world, according to the latest report released by the Union road transport and highways ministry. To make Indian roads safer and to initiate responsible driving among people, the National Safety Council of India along with the Ministry […]

School girls to participate in Mumbai Marathon, demand tax-free sanitary pads

Sanitary napkin which is the necessity of every woman is currently in the 12% GST slab. Women’s organisations across the country have protested against the decision of the government. Now, four schoolgoing girls from the rural areas will participate in the Mumbai Marathon by demanding to make the sanitary pads available at an affordable price. Thus, stressing on maintaining the menstrual hygiene as well

School girls to participate in Mumbai Marathon, demand tax-free sanitary padsOn the issue of tax-free sanitary napkins, Supriya Sule, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP is ready to take on the Modi government. She tweeted, “Women’s health, cleanliness and the facilities should not be the government’s medium of generating revenue. Tax-free sanitary pad is every woman’s right. We will put forward these demands amongst the people.”#NoGSTForSanitaryPads […]

Soon: Mumbai to get 10 new ‘Bike Ambulances’, informs Dr Deepak Sawant

Ambulance takes a long time to reach the congested areas in Mumbai. Even a thought of our beloved one falling sick and after that a long wait for an ambulance scares us. So set all your worries free as ‘Bike Ambulance’ was started. It is convenient option as the patients would get the necessary treatment on time. The ‘Bike Ambulance’ will have a trained paramedic doctor and well equipped with medical gears. In just a few months, 'Bike Ambulance' has saved lives of 1,302 patients

Soon:  Mumbai to get 10 new ‘Bike Ambulances’, informs Dr  Deepak SawantNow, 10 new ‘Bike Ambulances’ will be introduced in Mumbai and 20 new  in the remote areas. In the remote areas, where the ambulance can’t reach, the ‘Bike Ambulance’ will be of a great help. Owing to which, the medical facilities will be provided through 20 ‘Bike Ambulances’ in Palghar, Jawahar, Mokhada, Nandurbar and Melghat areas, informed […]
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