NMC Bill row: AIIMS doctors invite JP Nadda for a debate

The AIIMS Resident Doctors' Association (RDA) wrote to JP Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare and invited him for an open debate on the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill

NMC Bill row: AIIMS doctors invite JP Nadda for a debateThe National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2017, which was approved by the Union Cabinet on December 18, is to set up a new and transparent system of regulating healthcare.  However, Indian Medical Association (IMA) opposes the bill. It says that the newly introduced bill is flawed then the old one. Informing about the government’s decision in […]

Mumbai Marathon: ‘This will be my first dream run’

Tata Mumbai Marathon or the ‘dream run’ is all set to begin in the next five days. This year, many cardiac patients in the team under special supervision of doctors are participating. My Medical Mantra talks to one such patient who will run 10 kms after joining a cardiac rehab just 15 days after his surgery

Mumbai Marathon: ‘This will be my first dream run’Every adventure has someone’s story to tell and so are various unique stories of participants at the Mumbai Marathon this year. Scheduled on January 21, it has many patients who have undergone cardiac surgeries and are back to their routine. For an engineer working with an esteemed organisation realising that he suffered from an acute […]

Dahanu boat capsize: 3 dead, 31 safely rescued

On Saturday, at least three school students died, after a boat capsized off the coast of Dahanu, Maharashtra. The boat was carrying 34 students. 31 students have been rescued

Dahanu boat capsize: 3 dead, 31 safely rescuedIn a tragic incident, a boat carrying 34 school students capsized two nautical miles from the sea shore in Dahanu, Maharashtra. The accident happened at 11:30 am near Parnaka beach off the coast of Dahanu in Palghar district. 34 school students of KL Ponda High School were present in the boat. Suddenly, the boat capsized. Three students […]

‘He survived due to his willpower’

Rajendra Pal, a 21-year-old, West Bengal’s resident came to Mumbai to fulfil his dream of securing a job. But, destiny had something else in store for him as Rajendra met with a tragic accident. He fell on iron rods in a pit at a construction site in Nariman Point and got stuck on the rods, as a few of them pierced his body. Miraculously, he survived

‘He survived due to his willpower’5ft long rods pierced through his chest and abdomen. His surgery went on for two hours. Fortunately, there were no injuries to his vital organs. West Bengal resident, Rajendra Pal, 21, came to Mumbai, 20 days ago in search of job. He acquired job as a labourer at Nariman Point’s construction building through his cousin […]

ONGC helicopter crash: 3 dead, 4 missing

Today, three people have died in a helicopter crash off the coast of Mumbai. The ONCG chopper VTPWA Dauphin AS 365 N3, which took off from Juhu airport at 10.20 am with seven people on board, crashed about 20 miles from land off Dahanu. The Debris has been found off Dahanu

ONGC helicopter crash: 3 dead, 4 missingA Pawan Hans helicopter with five ONGC employees and two pilots on board crashed on Saturday. The chopper which took off from Juhu airport was scheduled to land at North Field of ONGC at 10.58 am. Three people have died in the mishap while four are missing. Large scales Indian Coast Guard sear and rescue […]

Maharashtra: Boat capsizes in Dahanu, 32 students rescued, 8 still missing

In a shocking incident, a boat carrying 40 school students capsized two nautical miles from the sea shore in Dahanu,Maharashtra. The local fishermen started the rescue operation. So far, 25 students have been successfully rescued

Maharashtra: Boat capsizes in Dahanu, 32 students rescued, 8 still missingThe incident took place at 12.30 pm. 40 school students and passengers were present in the boat. Suddenly, the boat capsized. 32 students rescued while 8 students are still missing. As per the information received by My Medical Mantra, a boat carrying 40 students and few passengers capsized. After which, the local fishermen started the […]

Mumbai: Leopard attacks 7, caught after 6 hours

Today, at least seven people were injured in an attack by a leopard, which entered a residential area in Nanipada in Mulund East. The injured were rushed to the hospital and were treated immediately

Mumbai: Leopard attacks 7, caught after 6 hoursAfter acquiring the information about the leopard entering the locality, the forest officials reached the spot. After 6 hours, the leopard was caught by the forest officials. Out of 7 people who are injured the 3 are being treated at the local hospital. While one is serious and has been shifted to the Sion Hospital and […]

Mumbai: Rod pierces his body, he cheats death

Construction was going on in the building in the Nariman Point, Mumbai. So, while working labourer Rajendra Pal fell into the basement pit of a building site. In this accident, the rods pierced through his body. Rajendra was immediately rushed to the GT Hospital. Doctors successfully removed the rods from his body

Mumbai: Rod pierces his body, he cheats deathThe building was under construction. Rajendra Pal met with an accident while working. 5ft long rods pierced through his chest and abdomen. He was immediately rushed to the hospital. Doctors successful removed the rods from his body. Fortunately, there were no injuries to his vital organs. Rajendra fell into the basement pit of the building […]

Pune hospital gears up to perform country’s third uterus transplant

The authorisation committee at government's Sassoon General Hospital in Pune gave the approval on Friday to the Galaxy Care Hospital. Accordingly, the third uterus transplant will be carried out on January 26

Pune hospital gears up to perform country’s third uterus transplantAfter the first two successful uterus transplants in the country, Galaxy Care Hospital in Pune has acquire the permission to carry out third uterus transplant on Friday.  As per the hospital management, the two women that were the first one in the country to undergo uterus transplant, will undergo embryo transplant in January or February this […]

Mumbai Marathon: 3 months post liver transplant, ‘he’ is ready to run

Three months ago, Sandeep Kalsiwal, a Jalgaon resident underwent liver transplantation. Now, Sandeep is planning to participate in the Mumbai Marathon which will be held on January 21. Sandeep’s vital decision will inspire many and will help to create awareness regarding the organ donation

Mumbai Marathon: 3 months post liver transplant, ‘he’ is ready to runPeople across the city, nation and the world are gearing up for the upcoming Mumbai Marathon scheduled on January 21. The runners are occupying tracks in parks, roads and beaches.  To create awareness on healthy lifestyle and liver ailments, the nephrologists from the private hospitals, the liver donors and the recipients will also participate in […]