International Women’s Day: 1 in 28 women is likely to develop breast cancer during her lifetime

Economic growth in India, has brought with it other challenges – including cancer. Cancer prevalence in women, as well as deaths, are increasing rapidly among Indian women, primarily because of changing lifestyle, increasing lifespan, low awareness and late detection

International Women’s Day: 1 in 28 women is likely to develop breast cancer during her lifetime  Now, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Indian women, constituting about 27% of all female cancers and incidence rates begin to rise in the early thirties and peak at ages 50-64 years. Overall, 1 in 28 women is likely to develop breast cancer during her lifetime. India accounts for the third […]

‘Knowledge is the best prevention for altitude illnesses’

President of India conferred Dr Anita Bhardwaj, the Medical Director at Six Sigma High Altitude Medical Rescue Services, Haryana by ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar 2017’ - the highest civilian award to women, on the occasion of International Women’s Day. This award is organised by the Ministry of women’s and child Development, Government of India. She is the only lady who is providing free high altitude medical services. She is trained in high altitude by Indian Army, Air force, ITBP, BSF and NDRF too. Here, she shares her success story with My Medical Mantra

‘Knowledge is the best prevention for altitude illnesses’Six Sigma Healthcare provides free high altitude medical services to all needy people on high altitudes – ‘Any Height – Anywhere – Anytime- Any whether and Any Hill’ Saved 5600 Victims on High Altitudes. Team of 88 Doctors/ Para-Medicals/ Social workers. Treated 53,889 victims on high altitudes. First to develop mobile application to find real […]

‘Consuming more sugar can adversely affect your health’

About 10% to 20% more sugar than the recommended amount can contribute to adverse health effects, say experts. An overload of sugar in the diet is known to cause weight gain, which further has a direct link to a range of diseases -- diabetes to some forms of cancer. A large amount of free sugar that is consumed is ‘hidden’ in processed foods and drinks, warn doctors

‘Consuming more sugar can adversely affect your health’The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently indicated that sugar intake should be restricted. This recommended sugar intake includes that added to foods and beverages by the manufacturer or cook, and sugars naturally present in honey, syrups and fruit juices. Speaking about this, Padma Shri Dr K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India (HCFI) […]

Manohar Parrikar to travel to US for further treatment

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar is all set to leave for US tonight for further treatment, informed the Goa Chief Minister Office through itself official twitter handle on March 6

Manohar Parrikar to travel to US for further treatmentManohar Parrikar, who was rushed to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital with complaints of stomach-ache two weeks back, was back in Mumbai for further treatment on March 5. While Lilvati Hospital officials refused to comment, the official CMO Goa twitter handle has been updating people on Parrikar’s health status. On March 5, it tweeted saying Parrikar will […]

‘People with physical pain must be cautious while choosing a spa treatment’

The modern wellness industry no longer allows chest thumping on Ayurveda. Thai massages, Aromatherapy, Mexican massages, Hawaiian massages are equally becoming popular and thus competitive to assert their ‘wellness’ claims. As per Cochrane Library, that there is still not much research done to prove the high claims of different touch therapies

‘People with physical pain must be cautious while choosing a spa treatment’Therapeutic massages and spas claim to relieve stress, reduce pain, boost mood and promote relaxation. But all these claims are yet to be proved beyond doubt to be true. The Cochrane Library, which gathers and summarizes the best evidence from research to help in making informed choices about treatment, says that there is still not […]

Maha: Helpline to counsel women suffering from depression

The Maharashtra state commission for women (MSCW) has decided to launch a helpline to help women who are suffering due to injustice on them, depression, sexual harassment and so on. The helpline will be launched on the International women’s Day on March 8

Maha: Helpline to counsel women suffering from depressionThis will be a one-of-its kind helpline in India which can be helpful for women The women across Maharashtra can call on this number. Two helpline numbers will be launched. If needed more numbers will be launched. Now, women can de-stress themselves and lead a happy life. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Vijaya Rahatkar, the […]

Sunny Leone, husband Daniel Weber become proud parents via surrogacy

Actror Sunny Leone, who had adopted a baby girl with husband Daniel Weber in July 2017, has now been blessed with two baby boys. She took to Instagram to announce the big news and shared that her family is now complete with Nisha Kaur Weber, Asher Singh Weber and Noah Singh Weber

Sunny Leone, husband Daniel Weber become proud parents via surrogacyMonths after welcoming their first child, the couple has embraced parenthood again, this time with two boys. Sunny and Daniel became proud parents to Asher Singh Webr and Noah Singh Weber. “God’s Plan!! June 21st, 2017 was the day @dirrty99 and I found out that we might possible be having 3children within a short amount […]

Veteran actress Shammi passes away

Shammi, fondly addressed as 'Shammi aunty' by Bollywood celebrities, was seen in ‘Coolie No 1’, ‘Khuda Gawah’, ‘Hum’, ‘Arth’, ‘The Burning Train’ and the recent ‘Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi’. As well as the television series ‘Dekh Bhai Dekh’, ‘Zabaan Sambhal Ke’, ‘Shriman Shrimati’, ‘Kabhi Yeh Kabhi Who’ and ‘Filmi Chakkar’, passed away at the age of 89

Veteran actress Shammi passes awayVeteran Bollywood actress Nargis Rabadi, popularly known as Shammi, has passed away. The actress appeared in over 200 films. And the exact cause of her death is yet unknown. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, designer Sandeep Khosla and former Member of Parliament Priya Dutt were among those who expressed their grief over her death on social media. […]

‘If not for the timely donation, this birthday wouldn’t have been possible’

On her first birthday after the heart transplant, Aaradhya’s father Yogesh Mule thanked her donor for giving her a new lease of life. Organ donation not only gifts a life to the recipient; it saves a parent from the pain of losing a child, it prevents a child from growing up without a parent. It adds years of happiness to couples whose time together would otherwise have been cruelly cut short. It is the ultimate gift of love

‘If not for the timely donation, this birthday wouldn’t have been possible’There are millions of people 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 […]

Pune: Sassoon Hospital starts a dedicated endoscopy unit

Now-a-days, people indulge in junk food and are addicted to alcohol. This subsequently invites many health issues like indigestion, liver problems and so on. Also, the percentage of cancer affected people is going up. Owing to which, Sassoon General Hospital (SGH), has started a dedicated endoscopy unit in the hospital on Monday

Pune: Sassoon Hospital starts a dedicated endoscopy unitThe dark side of junk foods is not an unknown fact. Fast foods and processed foods have known to increase the chances of childhood obesity, heart disease and diabetes and other chronic diseases. So, Sassoon General Hospital (SGH), has started a dedicated endoscopy unit in the hospital on Monday. Divisional commissioner Chandrakant Dalvi inaugurated the endoscopic unit for […]
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