He climbed the hill and crossed the river to help a woman in labour

In a Face Book post, Odisha’s Dr Yagnadatta Rath, who climbed a hill and a wade across a river to reach tribal woman Sitadadu Raita who went into labour, thanked everyone for their support. Dr Rath’s prompt action is being praised by all

He climbed the hill and crossed the river to help a woman in labourDr Yagnadatta Rath, works as an ad hoc doctor at Tumudibandha community health centre in Kandhamal. In Facebook post, the doctor who has set an extraordinary example climbed the hill and cross the river to reach Raita who went into labour while on the way to hospital on foot, has acknowledged everyone for their support. […]

India: Antibiotic usage goes up by 65%

Antibiotic resistance, driven by antibiotic consumption, is a growing global health threat. As with climate change, there may be an unknown tipping point, and this could herald a future without effective antibiotics

India: Antibiotic usage goes up by 65%Researchers have identified that the global consumption of antibiotics has soared since the year 2000. This could mean drug-resistant superbugs spiraling out of control and calls for new policies to control and oversee usage of these drugs. With the rate of consumption going up by 65% between 2000 and 2015, the need of the hour […]

Nashik: Doctors successfully remove Rs 2 coin from minor’s throat

We have heard of children swallowing coins, pendants and so on. Similarly, Doctors at the Nashik Civil Hospital have removed a Rs 2 coin stuck in throat of a five-year-old, which she accidentally swallowed

Nashik: Doctors successfully remove Rs 2 coin from minor’s throatDoctors at a Nashik Hospital saved a 5-year-old girl’s life after Rs 2 coin accidentally got stuck in her throat. The doctors yesterday performed a telescopic surgery on the girl, Vaishnavi Mali, to remove the coin. Vaishnavi Mali, a resident of Maharashtra’s Manmad town, was given a Rs 2 coin by her grandfather so she could go buy […]

Organ donation: ‘Centre has developed standard curriculum’, JP Nadda

Organ donation is the need of the hour. Union health minister JP Nadda tweeted, “Our government is implementing National Organ Transplant Programme for promotion of organ donation from deceased persons in order to increase the availability of organs for transplant to save lives"

Organ donation: ‘Centre has developed standard curriculum’, JP NaddaThere are millions in this country who need an organ for survival. If they get an organ, they can get a new life. Each year, hundreds of people die while waiting for an organ transplant. There is a shortage of organs, and the gap between the number of organs donated and the number of people […]

Zareen Khan creates awareness about menstrual hygiene

Menstruation is one of the vital processes of a woman's body which deserves utmost caution and self-care.Recently, in order to create awareness about menstrual hygiene. Actor Zareen Khan highlighted the important factors related to menstrual hygiene

Zareen Khan creates awareness about menstrual hygiene  Many girls and women face challenges with managing their periods safely. In addition to persisting taboos, women and girls’ capacity to manage their periods is affected by a number of other factors, including limited access to affordable and hygienic sanitary materials and disposal options leaving many to manage their periods in ineffective, uncomfortable and […]

NMC Bill: IMA calls off strike

Today, the union cabinet has approved and amended the NMC Bill. Though, Indian Medical Association is happy with it. As per IMA, it will continue the struggle and maintain our pressure at each and every step to achieve our maximum demands for the benefit of the fraternity and society. Also, IMA doctors will meet Union health minister J P Nadda on April 2. Though, the strike is called off. The doctors will demonstrate all over the country for 2 hours

NMC Bill: IMA calls off strikeAs per IMA: The union cabinet has approved and amended the NMC Bill. The original draconian NMC bill tabled on 29th December 2017 was referred to PSC due to the Surgical Strike of  January 2. Intense lobbying and strong representation to PSC diluted it further. Threat of agitation from April 2has compelled the government to accept […]

Know about Rani Mukherjee’s ailment in ‘Hichki’

Rani Mukherjee starrer ‘Hichki’ is a treat to watch. Rani plays Naina Mathur who has Tourette syndrome which forces an individual to make involuntary repetitive movements or sounds. The film focuses on turning disadvantages into opportunities and staring down at challenges that life throws at one and ultimately winning over them. In a subject that hasn’t been touched upon much owing to its rarity and absence of a definitive cure. Here’s your guide to know about the disease

Know about Rani Mukherjee’s ailment in ‘Hichki’Rani Mukherjee’s  ‘Hichki’ is gaining a lot of attention. The movie throws light on the Tourette syndrome. Famous personalities who are said to have the condition are Beethoven and Mozart, David Beckham and Marc Eliot. Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder in which a person has continuous and regular involuntary movements and tics. The […]

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 […]