cancer survivor Adam Shatford with Erinna Lindfield the hairdresser in her salon

Cancer survivor thanks his hairdresser for saving his life, after she spots cancerous mole

A hero hairdresser saved a customer’s life after finding a lump on his head which was diagnosed as cancer days later. Erinna Lindfield, 42, urged Adam Statford to get the mole checked out by doctors after discovering it under his left sideburn Driving instructor Adam Shatford, 54, popped in for a quick trim when one […]

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New York: Man wears sign in hopes of finding a kidney donor for his wife

New York: Man wears sign in hopes of finding a kidney donor for his wife

But on the way to the counter I noticed a man in a black coat, wearing a backpack bearing a sign, “In need of a kidney for my wife, B+. 917-442-6202.” Unsure what to say, I quickly snapped a photo. And then he was gone. Although I generally hate posting pictures of people online without […]

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new born baby isla

Crowdfunding: UK couple have baby after Facebook group funds IVF treatment

A couple who underwent IVF treatment paid for by friends from a Facebook group have had a baby girl. Marisha Chaplin gave birth to Isla on Saturday via Caesarean section. The new mother-of-two, from Cotgrave, Nottinghamshire, said she broke the news to members of the Facebook group as soon as she could. “I messaged them […]

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Father-of-three left paralysed from nose down after eating roadside chicken curry

The food poisoning unexpectedly brought on a rare autoimmune disorder called Guillian-Barré Syndrome. David was left paralysed from the face down, unable to talk and breathe while on a ventilator for four months. He has finally learnt to walk on his own eight months after the Chinese curry nearly cost him his life. The former […]

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‘My task is herculean, the only way I know is to keep moving ahead’

Providing healthcare services in rural and tribal areas have always been a daunting task for the government. For the people living in the rural areas, Primary Health Centre (PHC) is the only option. As poor and needy people, find it very difficult to reach to the district hospital. Today, My Medical Mantra brings you an […]

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Meet Shirin, a disabled girl who helps prevent farmer suicides

She has always rejected the idea of depression. She inspires farmers to never give up, no matter what the circumstances in life. Even though she was born with no arms and just one leg, she radiates positivity and uses her life as an example to dissuade farmers from taking the drastic step of committing suicide. […]

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‘If women are working on par with men in all fields, then, why not in the Fire Brigade?’

    The profession of fire-fighting was once an all-male bastion job in Mumbai. But, in the 21st century, there are a number of women who have broken through this glass ceiling and have carved out their own identity in this space. These women are bravehearts who have the guts and determination to go through […]

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Meet an entrepreneur with Down’s syndrome overcame disability to start her own cafe

Have you been visited Belapur in Navi Mumbai? Have you heard about Aditi’s Cafe? No? Then if you happen to be in Belapur, you must visit this place. Aditi Verma, 24, who runs the eatery, has Down syndrome, but it is barely evident, as she meticulously takes down lunch orders, greeting every customer with an […]

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Temptation of tasty food, a barrier to maintain healthy heart: Study

Temptation of tasty food, a barrier to maintain healthy heart: Study

September 29 is celebrated as the World Heart Day. And on this occasion, a study done by AC Nielson and vetted by Medical Nutrition Foundation has published the findings of the study. The study titled ‘Saffolalife study 2017’ has highlighted the barriers faced by Indians in leading a healthy life for a healthy heart. The study […]

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‘Cancer does not mean that life has come to a full stop’

“People who have been diagnosed with cancer, feel like it’s the end of the world. They feel dejected and slip into depression. They lose hope toward  life. But, cancer doesn’t mean a full stop to the life. We should give a ‘comma’ after the word ‘cancer’ and start a life afresh,” says cancer survivor, Alka […]

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