Vegetable vendor successfully fights leukemia without chemo

40-year-old Vijendra Jaiswal, from Bhandup, Mumbai, who suffered prolonged cough and fever, diagnosed with Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia; was treated using a new Chemotherapy protocol

Vegetable vendor successfully fights leukemia without chemoJaiswal had been experiencing persistent fever and cough; in November 2017, he visited a local physician who recommended an X-Ray. Post report evaluation, he was diagnosed with Tuberculosis (TB) and was put on oral medication. Even after a couple of weeks, there was no relief, he then visited Fortis Hospital, Mulund, where he underwent a […]

Plastic ban: ‘Citizen participation is key along with establishment and govt’, tweets Aaditya Thackeray

Yuva Sena Chief Aaditya Thackeray in his tweet said that the ban on single use disposable plastic has to be a two way movement. And along with establishment and the government, the citizens’ involvement is must

Plastic ban: ‘Citizen participation is key along with establishment and govt’, tweets Aaditya ThackerayThe Plastic ban covers the production, use, storage, sale, distribution, import and transportation of plastic. Those violating the ban would be fined Rs 25,000 and could also face a three-year jail term. Plastic used to cover medicines, forest and horticulture products, solid waste, tree saplings and the use of plastic in special economic zones for […]

Plastic waste management is critical to the health of our planet, tweets Dia Mirza

Actor Dia Mirza, who is United Nations Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India, tweeted, “Plastic waste management is critical to the health of our planet. ALL life is being threatened by lack of waste management infrastructure!.” She has been championing the cause of raising awareness about the need to conserve nature and be environmentally conscious

Plastic waste management is critical to the health of our planet, tweets Dia MirzaThe Maharashtra government banned the use of plastic. The ban would cover the production, use, storage, sale, distribution, import and transportation of plastic. Those violating the ban would be fined Rs 25,000 and can face a three-year jail term. After which, actor Dia Mirza had tweeted, “A gift to the environment is a gift to citizens! Thank […]

Nashik: Doctors undertake road safety awareness drive

Everyone knows the traffic rules. But, sometimes we tend to neglect it. Accidents can occur if the traffic rules aren’t followed which in turn can be fatal to the health. To create awareness about traffic rules so that people can follow it, the Nashik doctors have come forward

Nashik: Doctors undertake road safety awareness driveFamily Physician’s Association, National Integrated Medical Association and Nashik Traffic police has undertaken an initiative to create awareness about the traffic rules which will help to avoid accidents for 5 days (from Monday to Friday). Through it, awareness is being created at signals by the policemen and the doctors. The doctors are creating awareness about […]

Mumbai: Construction worker impaled by rod in thigh, survives

An iron rod pierced through construction worker Ram Yadav’s right thigh which went through his bone. The worker survived miraculously as the doctor’s remove dthe rod by removing his skin and cutting the muscles. This is a third case in past few days

Mumbai: Construction worker impaled by rod in thigh, survivesJanuary: 5ft long rods pierced through Rajendra Pal’s chest and abdomen. Doctors from GT Hospital performed the surgery March: Salim Sheikh was impaled by 4ft rod. Doctors from Sir  J J Group Of Hospitals performed a surgery March: While working at a construction site, Ram Yadav was impaled by the rod Since last few months, […]

PM Modi advocates ‘Fit India’ movement

In 42nd Mann ki Baat, PM Modi exhorted the importance of fitness and health, owing to requests and recommendations he received over letters and e-mails from the public. Yoga guarantees fitness as well as wellness, it has become a global mass movement today, said PM Modi, while introducing the 'Fit India' movement

PM Modi advocates ‘Fit India’ movementIn his monthly radio programme “Mann Ki Baat”, the Prime Minister said: Preventive healthcare is most cheap and easy. As much as we are conscious about preventive healthcare, it will be beneficial for the person, his family and society. A healthy India is vital as a clean India. In case of health, the country has […]

Digital health security law: Rs 5 lakh fine, five-year jail term for data breach

According to the draft Digital Information Security in Healthcare Act (DISHA) prepared by the Health Ministry, serious breaches of health care data should be punishable by up to five years in jail and a fine of up to Rs 5 lakhs

Digital health security law: Rs 5 lakh fine, five-year jail term for data breachThe central government has drafted the digital health security law. The Health Ministry’s draft Digital Information Security in Healthcare Act enables people to have the right to privacy, confidentiality and security of their digital health data. According to the proposed Digital Information in Healthcare Security Act (DISHA), those making any breach will face punishment up […]

Can we promise pregnancy to every woman today?

Today, fertility treatment is purely scientific and precise, targeted to determining the cause and treating it. Besides, almost every hurdle can be overcome with the help of amazing options. For example, a woman without a uterus can still have her own child by borrowing another’s womb!

Can we promise pregnancy to every woman today?In a normal couple During normal sexual activity, semen which consist of millions of sperms, is deposited in the vagina. From there the active and motile sperms travel into the fallopian tube to meet the egg which is released from the ovary once a month. This is where fertilization of the egg occurs. The fertilised […]

Cancer patients residing on footpath to get a temporary shelter

Good news for the patients who come from across the country and the world to take treatment at the Tata Memorial Hospital. The state government is taking efforts to provide shelter. The government has proposed to construct 2 buildings of 300 flats in Govandi, Mumbai. The health department has sent this proposal to the urban development department

Cancer patients residing on footpath to get a temporary shelterThe patients seeking treatment at the Tata Memorial Hospital and their relatives sometimes have to spend nights on the roads. Owing to which, the patients can suffer from infections. So, to help the cancer patients and their families, the government has come forward. Dr Deepak Sawant, the state help minister has informed about it in […]

Soon: Organ donation information to be printed on your driving license

Nitin Gadkari, Union transport minister said, one of the leading company has given the proposal. We are signing an agreement with them to incorporate the organ donation information on the driving license. Earlier, Nagpur’s RTO Officer Sharad Jichkar had written a letter to the transport commissioner regarding the same

Soon: Organ donation information to be printed on your driving licenseIn 2016,  4,80,000 accidents took place in India 1,50,000 people died in the accidents The accidental deaths have increased by 3% Every day, 413 citizens lose their lives in accidents While speaking on the subject, Nitin Gadkari, Union transport minister said, “One of the leading company has given me the proposal. We are signing an agreement […]