Nagpur: Docs help patients with mental health problem to get a new identity

Everyone has their own identity. However, the patients with mental health problem lose their identity due to their illness. To help them acquire their identity, the doctors of the regional mental hospital, Nagpur, have come forward

Nagpur: Docs help patients with mental health problem to get a new identityThe doctors of the regional mental hospital of Nagpur, have started giving new birth dates and names to those who do not remember anything. Based on this information, the doctors are going to give them Aadhar card. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Praveen Navkhare, medical superintendent, of regional mental hospital, Nagpur, said, “Families of […]

Post discharge, Vijaya visits the Gateway of India and Marine Drive

•Kolhapur’s Standard 8th 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 and now she has been discharged.

Post discharge, Vijaya visits the Gateway of India and Marine Drive

Obesity: Sassoon Hospital starts a dedicated clinic

Obesity means having too much body fat. Obesity increases your risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke and so on and reduces the quality of life. To tackle it, Pune’s Sassoon Hospital has started a dedicated obesity clinic

Obesity: Sassoon Hospital starts a dedicated clinicToday, the awareness regarding the obesity related diseases is increasing. The good news is that you can take steps to lose weight. And losing even some weight can make a big difference to your health and how you feel. As, the government hospitals are coming forward to offer treatment for the same. Now, Sassoon Hospital in […]

Pune: Doc uses novel technique, saves COPD patient

Pune doctors used a novel technique to save a 66-year-old resident of the city, suffering from advance Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Timely intervention by modifying the existing technique in a novel way helped him to get a new lease of life

Pune: Doc uses novel technique, saves COPD patientECMO stands for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) therapy, which delivers oxygen to the blood is commonly used these days. But, in Pune, doctors used a similar technique like ECMO to reduce carbon dioxide level in the blood. As per doctors, the technique is gaining support in the western countries. While, very few centres in India […]

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 […]
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