Baby with rare congenital complications survives complicated surgery

The child’s case is a very rare one, say paediatricians. The infant was brought to Hinduja hospital congenital deformities.  The child was brought to the hospital after a local hospital approached the Hinduja Hospital’s Rural Health Programme medical staff for the child’s condition for free treatment and is discharged today

Baby with rare congenital complications survives complicated surgeryEven before Laadki Ubersaada could see her infant only after two days since his birth, the doctors at the Primary Health Centre (PHC) informed the parents that their kid was having a major respiratory trouble. Laadki ka ladka, as the kid is fondly referred to in the hospital, was shifted  to P.D. Hinduja Hospital located […]

Mumbai building collapse: Miraculous escape for ten sweetmeat workers

An over 80-year-old Arsiwala Building, in one of the most renowned areas of Mumbai’s Bhendi Bazaar, collapsed around 8:30 am on Thursday morning. The incident left behind 22 people dead, around 16 injured and a dreadful memory for the residents and witnesses

Mumbai building collapse: Miraculous escape for ten sweetmeat workersTawakkal Sweets, a sweet shop near Bhendi Bazaar, is said to be one of the renowned sweet shops. However, on Thursday morning, it proved to be a rather blessed on too. The sweets are usually made at a shop on the ground floor of Arsiwala building that collapsed around 8:30 am on Thursday morning, leaving about 22 dead, around 16 injured […]

THRIVE: An initiative towards socio-economic rehabilitation for people with mental illnesses

The training aims to boost their self-confidence. After the training, this group will be helping them find suitable employment opportunities. Registrations for this initiative are open and families willing to enrol for the same can do it at the earliest

THRIVE: An initiative towards socio-economic rehabilitation for people with mental illnessesA group of mental health professionals in Pune are working towards the social and economic rehabilitation for those who have been affected by mental illnesses. Through an initiative titled as ‘THRIVE’ – ‘Together for Health, Research and Innovation for Vibrant Employment’, this group is helping these patients in the acquisition of life skills which will […]

Only a ‘heart’ can save Suhana

Suhana Shaikh, a 14-year-old girl is suffering from a serious heart condition called cardiomyopathy. She urgently needs to undergo a heart transplant. Her father, a BEST bus driver, has made all the efforts he can to collect funds for her surgery. More than the disease itself, the Shaikh's have been pained by the ignorance of people regarding heart donation

Only a ‘heart’ can save SuhanaA week after My Medical Mantra reported about the heart condition of Suhana Shaikh, the family is still awaiting a phone call from some donor across the country. More than the diseases itself, the Shaikh’s have been pained by the ignorance of people regarding heart donation. Over a month ago, Suhana was admitted to Fortis […]

Musician without arms, meet a man who plays the guitar with his toes

Tony Melendez says medication his mother took for morning sickness may have kept his arms from developing. He was 16 years old when a musician showed him how to tune the guitar differently. That's when he realised he could use his toes to strum the chords

Musician without arms, meet a man who plays the guitar with his toesTony Melendez of Branson, Missouri, naturally strums the guitar with his toes. “I had to learn and face head on. There are no arms on this body,” the musician said. “What am I going to do? Am I going to cry about it or am I going to get up and start doing things about […]

Killer ‘Blue Whale’ banned in India

As a reaction to the on-going ‘Blue whale’ saga, the government has now sent a letter seeking to remove the game from all major sites to make it inaccessible to the vulnerable and innocent minds

Killer ‘Blue Whale’ banned in IndiaThe government has finally taken a lead in the ‘Blue whale’ saga that seemed like a never-ending episode. Ever since the news of a 14-year-old committing a suicide in Mumbai has come out in the media, the country has been searching about the game and its availability, majorly to feed their curiosity. Reportedly, the boy’s […]

‘Mother’ in Sushma Swaraj grants medical visa to a Pakistani girl

Ailing Pakistani girl gets a medical visa from Sushma Swaraj after requesting her on twitter by calling her 'maa'

‘Mother’ in Sushma Swaraj grants medical visa to a Pakistani girlOn August 14th, Faiza Tanveer, a 25-year-old from Lahore, tweeted to the External Affairs Minister of India, Sushma Swaraj, asking her to grant her a medical visa to get treated from Inderprastha Dental College & Hospital, Ghaziabad,Uttar Pradesh.  The highlight however was, Tanveer referring to Swaraj as her ‘maa’ (mother), one of the cutest things […]

‘Keep dahi handi out of money and politics’

In 2009, Bhiwandi resident Nagesh Bhoir, who met with an accident during dahi handi, appealed to the government for capping the height of the human pyramids. While, his friend also opined that the mandals shouldn’t politicise dahi handi and some concrete measures should be taken regarding the same

‘Keep dahi handi out of money and politics’In 2009, Nagesh Bhoir, a Bhiwandi resident who was 22-years-old, fell on the ground from the topmost part of a human pyramid and suffered a spinal injury. His lower body was paralysed, after which, he is bed ridden. It has been seven to eight years, since the unfortunate incident occurred. But still, the memories of […]

Pune’s ‘Maitra’ to help mothers of special kids to relieve stress

Parenting a special child requires a lot of stamina and patience. Considering this, a social group in Pune has come forward and started conducting sessions for mothers of special kids for relieving their stress

Pune’s ‘Maitra’ to help mothers of special kids to relieve stress“Our lives revolve around our kids. Parenting of a special child is more challenging than that of a normal child. As human beings we also want change to refresh our minds,” said Neeta Bhatwdekar after the session for mothers of the special children arranged for the first time by Maitra a social group in Pune. […]

Wife saved four lives by donating her husband’s organs

After knowing that she has lost her husband forever, one courageous wife donated her husband’s organs after he was declared brain dead

Wife saved four lives by donating her husband’s organsFour lives were saved by a woman who donated her husband’s organs after he was declared brain dead at Charni Road’s Saifee Hospital. Even though she knew that she has lost her husband, she mustered courage and decided to donate his organs. 61-year-old Ganpat Mohite (name changed) who lives in Chira bazar, Mumbai, experienced sudden […]
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