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, […]

A CPR in time saves woman’s life

•45-year-old’s life was saved in Mumbai by Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) •Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving technique useful in many emergencies, including heart attack or in which someone's breathing or heartbeat has stopped •Vinita is fine now and she will resume work

A CPR in time saves woman’s life  While going to the office, 45-years-old Vinita Ramakrishnan from Mumbai suddenly suffered from back and chest pain and started sweating heavily. Her ECG revealed that she suffered a minor heart attack. When she fell unconscious, she was immediately admitted to Fortis Hospital, Mulund and was given Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). In its full, standard form, […]

India: ‘Organ donation rate is 0.58 per million population’

2,00,000 recipients are waiting for kidney transplant only 8,000 donors are there. The demand for organs and tissues for transplantation is far more than availability of the organs like liver, heart and cornea as well

India: ‘Organ donation rate is 0.58 per million population’The estimated requirement of major organs and tissue as available with NOTTO is as under: Organ/Tissue      Required     Available Kidney                     200000         8000 Liver                          50000           1500 Heart      […]

Know why you wake up to drenched sleepwear and bed sheets

People who suffer night sweats will wake in the night to find their bedclothes and bedding drenched. This can be annoying, distressing and embarrassing. Here, experts tell you about the common causes and the treatment

Know why you wake up to drenched sleepwear and bed sheetsNight sweats are repeated episodes of extreme perspiration that may soak your nightclothes or bedding and are related to an underlying medical condition or illness. The medical term for night sweats is nocturnal hyperhidrosis, which means ‘night-time excessive sweating’. Some of the causes are menopause, infections, antidepressant medications stress and alcohol or drug misuse and […]

A teenager’s journey after 300 sit-ups and 26 days of recovery

In her exclusive interview to My Medical Mantra, Vijaya Chougule spoke about the 300 sit-ups that she was made to do in her class and how the following 26 days has been very difficult for her. She recollects almost everything perfectly, yet triumphs her fears by recovering physically as well as getting treated to heal herself psychologically

A teenager’s journey after 300 sit-ups and 26 days of recoveryAccording to doctors who are treating her at the KEM Hospital in Mumbai, she has surely improved. She will be discharged on Wednesday. Vijaya’s 26-long-days’ painful journey:   Currently, Vijaya has started walking after 26 days of constant treatment Vijaya will be discharged from the hospital on Wednesday She is gradually trying to cope with her […]

‘Her’ legs have stopped shivering after 25 days

Kolhapur’s Standard 8 th student Vijaya Chougule, was punished by her teacher and was asked to do 500 sit-ups, as she forgot to carry her notebook. After 300 sit-ups she collapsed on the ground. Immediately, she was rushed to Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Government Medical College, Kolhapur. For further treatment, she was shifted to the KEM Hospital. Now, Vijaya’s health has improved in two days and her legs have stopped shaking after 25 days

‘Her’ legs have stopped shivering after 25 daysVijaya’s legs have stopped shaking after 25 days with the help of medicines. She has shown improvement within two days after being admitted to the KEM Hospital Though, she needs support to walk. Now, her father is relieved as there is improvement in her health. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Nivrutti Chougule, Vijaya’s father said, […]

Premature ovarian failure tied to premature menopause

Changing lifestyle is one of the major reasons for premature ovarian failure which can also lead to premature menopause in women at a very early age, stated the Pune doctors. Also, the doctors are witnessing a rise in the cases of ovarian failure because of the changing lifestyle. Apart from the inability to conceive a child naturally, women suffering from pre-mature menopause are at a high risk of osteoporosis, dementia and heart related issues

Premature ovarian failure tied to premature menopauseIn Premature ovarian failure (POF) cases, women as young as 30-years-old face menopausal symptoms. POF is a condition where there is a physiological decrease in the number of eggs at a younger age. Lifestyle changes such as smoking, previous ovarian surgeries, anticancer therapies and familial POF are some of the reasons for low ovarian reserve […]

Mumbai fire: Mirza family loses their two sons

On Monday, 12 people died in a fire that broke out at a shop on Khairani road, Sakinaka in the early morning hours. The fire broke out at namkeen shop Bhanu Farsan. The fire was extinguished with the help of 3 fire engines, 4 jumbo tankers and 108 ambulances. But, in this gruesome incident, the Mirzas have lost their two sons. After which, the Mirzas are in the state of shock and immense pain

Mumbai fire: Mirza family loses their two sonsOn Monday, early morning, a major fire broke out at Bhanu farsan namkeen shop at Khairani road, Sakinaka, Mumbai. 12 people died in the unfortunate incident. Nayeem Mirza (18) and Waseem Mirza (24) were cousins, who worked in the Bhanu Farsan shop since past five to six months. Their bodies have been identified by their […]

Soon: Maha to establish ‘Haffkine Institute’ as a pharma company

The Maharashtra government is going to run the ‘Haffkine Institute’ as a pharmaceutical company, which is the world leader in polio vaccine production. On Monday, Girish Bapat, Food and Drug Administration Minister, said in the Legislative Assembly, that the government is making efforts to make it the world’s number one, by giving more funds for research

Soon: Maha to establish ‘Haffkine Institute’ as a pharma companyFormer Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, had asked a question about the tendering process for procuring polio vaccine. To which, Girish Bapat, Food and Drug Administration Minister, said, “ ‘Haffkine Institute’ has a major hand in producing vaccine for eliminating polio. A committee of the Chief Secretaries has been appointed to investigate the technical issues […]

Mumbai fire: An eyewitness narrates the horrific incident

On Monday, early morning, a major fire broke out at Bhanu farsan namkeen shop at Khairani road, Sakinaka, Mumbai. 12 people died in the unfortunate incident. Akhilesh Tiwari, who is an eyewitness to it, lost his elder brother Mahesh Tiwari (35)

Mumbai fire: An eyewitness narrates the horrific incidentAccording to eyewitness Akhilesh Tiwari, around 2:30 am to 3:00 am, the wire caught fire, while 20 to 22 people were  working in the shop. Tiwari and the others were sleeping then. After which, he could feel the flames. Later, the whole floor caught fire along with the shop and there was no way out. […]
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