Doc files petition for ‘his’ kidney transplantation

When we hear the word court, we think about cases like crime, divorce, domestic violence and so on. But, the Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court has got one-of-a-kind case of transplantation

Doc files petition for ‘his’ kidney transplantationIn a first, the Aurangabad bench of Bombay High Court has got a unique case to decide upon. It’s a case of a 70-year-old, who has filed a petition to acquire a kidney of his slow learner brother as both his kidneys have failed. Dr Atul Pawar (70), from Hadgaon, Nanded district has filed a […]

Know what’s stopping Mumbai men from getting sterilised

In the 2016 to 20117 year, 729 men have undergone vasectomy. From April to December 2017, only 578 men in Mumbai have undergone vasectomy

Know what’s stopping Mumbai men from getting sterilisedAccording to the municipal administration, the number of men who opt for sterilisation has declined in the last seven to eight years. According to the figures released by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), in the year 2011 to 2012, a total of 1,619 males and 21,062 women have undergone vasectomy. In the 2016 to 20117 […]

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

It is doctor’s responsibility to taking care of patients. Sometimes doctors tend to ignore their health. But, Padma Shri Awardee Dr TP Lahane is an exception. Dr Lahane is a go getter, fitness enthusiast and a discipline eater who never gives his workout a miss. According to him, staying fit; can only pave a way towards a healthy life. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Lahane revealed his stay-fit formulas

Simple living and healthy eating is Dr TP Lahane’s fitness mantraDr 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 […]

Organ donation: Nashik couple makes rangoli to spread awareness

Organ donation is the need of the hour. So, with an aim to spread awareness regarding organ donation, a couple in Nashik has made a 2,500 sqft huge rangoli

Organ donation: Nashik couple makes rangoli to spread awarenessNashik’s Dharmadhikari couple has being the talk of the town due to their unique 2,500 sqft rangoli to create awareness regarding the organ donation. Since 22 years, Asavari and Satish Dharmadikari, have taken up social causes like ‘Beti Bachao’ and superstitions existing in the country, and are making rangolis on these vital issues. The couple […]

Corporal punishment victim to undergo treatment in Mumbai

Vijaya Chougule, a Kolhapur resident forgot to carry her book to the school. Sounds like a small thing. But, it turned out to be horrendous for her when her teacher punished her by asking her to do 500 sit-ups. Now, Vijaya will seek treatment at KEM Hospital in Mumbai

Corporal punishment  victim to undergo treatment in MumbaiYou must have heard many incidents of teacher pushing the students when they do not complete their homework. But, you would be shocked to hear that in Kolhapur, a teacher punished the student just because she didn’t carry her notebook. Vijaya Chougule, who studies in standard 8 th, was asked to do 500 sit-ups. After […]

Union Cabinet abolishes the Medical Council of India

A bill was proposed to replace Medical Council of India, the apex medical body governing the medical sector. Finally, the central government has taken a huge step by abolishing it

Union Cabinet abolishes the Medical Council of IndiaWith an intention to reform the medical sector, Niti Aayog, had proposed the replacement of Medical Council of India with a new body, National Medical Commission. A bill in this regard, The National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2017 was put under the public domain. On Friday, A bill to replace the Medical Council of India […]

‘Positive about resuming duty as male constable’

Lalita Salve, who recently approached Bombay HC, seeking leave of absence to undergo a sex-change surgery and resume as a male constable after being denied leave by her seniors, said she is ready to embrace her true identity. She said she will ‘go ahead with the surgery irrespective of government decision’

‘Positive about resuming duty as male constable’“I am a man. No one needs to tell me this. I know it myself,” affirmed Lalita Salve, a police constable from Beed. Salve grabbed headlines recently when she approaching the Bombay High Court, seeking leave of absence to undergo a sex-change surgery and resume as a male constable after being denied leave by her […]

Long waiting period, high cost impeding liver transplant surgeries in India

Doctors say while this procedure is life-saving, a lot of patients have to delay it because they are unable to find donor and / or gather funds required for the surgery and post-operative medication and care

Long waiting period, high cost impeding liver transplant surgeries in IndiaIndia not only has around 2,000 liver transplant surgeries each year, it is also one of the few countries that have a sizable number of living liver donors. According to reports, liver transplant is an established means of treatment for end stage liver disease. Though this is a life-saving procedure, several patients face constraints due […]

Asha: Govt to distribute free contraceptives

In order to abort the child, many women approach hospitals for abortion or consume pills which are available online. But, this can be harmful for them. With an aim to increase the use of contraception inn women, Department of Family Welfare and Planning is taking efforts

Asha: Govt to distribute free contraceptives‘Antara’ injection was available earlier in private hospitals. However, women could not afford as it was costly. Owing to which, the state government made it available for women in the municipal and government hospitals. To increase the use contraception and to safeguard the health of the couple, family welfare department has taken initiative to provide […]

New Year: FDA to curb food adulteration

Whole country is eagerly waiting to celebrate New Year and people are taking efforts to make their celebration the special one. When we take about celebrations, the food is the integral part. On December 31, Food is in lot more demand in clubs, restaurants, hotels and dhaba, which can encourage food adulteration. To stop it, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is taking extra precautions

New Year: FDA to curb food adulterationAccording to the information given by the FDA official, from December 15 to 31, a special movement will be carried out in Mumbai and the areas nearby. If the food is being prepared in the untidy place or the food is being adulterated. Then, the FDA will take a stern action against the seller. Shailesh […]
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