Exercise to keep your joints flexible and strong

Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness. Exercise improves improve joint strength. It can also help you lose weight, which takes pressure off aching joints. If you have any joint issues, ask your doctor before you start a new exercise program so you know what you can do safely

Exercise to keep your joints flexible and strongSwimming, walking, cycling, jogging, running and weight training can help. If you have some mild muscle soreness after you start a new exercise, that’s normal. In case of lasting pain, see your doctor. “It is recommended that 30-45 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic exercise must be undertaken 5-6 days per week to stay healthy. This […]

Mumbai: SSC student dies of heart attack

SSC exams have commenced from today across the state. Before the exams, an unfortunate incident has shook Mumbai. Yes! You have heard it right, a student passed away before appearing for his exams. KEM hospital doctors suspect that he died of a heart attack

Mumbai: SSC student dies of heart attackRutvik Ghadsi, studying in 10th standard of Shishu Vihar School, Dadar, Mumbai, studied and slept on Wednesday night. He didn’t wake up in the morning. When the family tried to wake him up he didn’t respond. Owing to which, he was rushed to the KEM Hospital where he was brought dead. The doctors declared him […]

India: 200 railway stations to get sanitary napkin dispensers, incinerators

Ahead of International Women's Day on March 8, On Monday, the ministry said that the Railway wants to install sanitary napkin dispensers and incinerators at about 200 major railway stations across the country

India: 200 railway stations to get sanitary napkin dispensers, incineratorsAs per the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) IV: 62% young women in the country in the age group 15 to 24 years use cloth for menstrual protection. 42% women use sanitary napkins. 16% use locally prepared napkins. Majority of women in rural areas did not use a hygienic method of menstrual protection with the survey […]

Dr Shanta to PNB MD: ‘Don’t mix cancer with corruption’

PNB Bank Managing Director and CEO Sunil Mehta got chastised from unexpected quarters when Eminent cancer specialist and Padma Vibhushan awardee Dr V Shanta admonished him for using the word 'cancer' to describe the Rs 12,717 crore fraud at the bank by billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi and his associates

Dr Shanta to PNB MD: ‘Don’t mix cancer with corruption’While addressing a press conference in connection with the USD 2 billion scam earlier in the month, the Punjab Nation Bank chief had said: “This cancer, that’s been going on since 2011, we have brought it out and we are resolving it.” In a letter to PNB managing director and CEO Sunil Mehta, Dr Shanta objected […]

International Women’s Day: State govt to implement cancer screening programme

Special efforts have been made by the centre and the state government to make India cancer-free. For timely treatment and diagnosis, the state government will implement a cancer screening programme on the International Women's Day, in Mumbai and across the state

International Women’s Day: State govt to implement cancer screening programmeIn Maharashtra, the percentage of cervical cancer is highest than any other cancer related to women. Since, the cancer treatment is unaffordable, many women tend to neglect it. To help the timely detection and treatment of women in urban and the rural areas, on International Women’s Day on March 8th, the state government will implement […]

TB examination: 2 new labs to be opened in Mumbai, says Dr Deepak Sawant

Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. TB spreads through the air when a person with TB of the lungs or throat coughs, sneezes, or talks. To eradicate TB, BMC has undertaken a campaign from January 2018. In Mumbai, 113 new TB patients have been detected. For which, now the state government will open 2 new labs in Mumbai. A state-of-the-art research centre for more research on tuberculosis will be established at Sir JJ Group of Hospitals

TB examination: 2 new labs to be opened in Mumbai, says Dr Deepak SawantIndia continues to have the highest number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the world, stated the Global TB Report 2017 released by World Health Organization (WHO). On PM Modi’s direction, a national strategic plan has been developed to eradicate TB by the year 2020 to 2025. Also, a world TB summit will be conducted under […]

Tuberous sclerosis: Parents initiate a campaign to spread awareness

There is lack of awareness about tuberous sclerosis (a hereditary disease). To spread awareness on it, the patients’ family have created a group

Tuberous sclerosis: Parents initiate a campaign to spread awarenessKaran Shrivastav,  a 23-year-old man suffered from seizures since he was 11-months-old. After visiting the doctors, his parents came to know that he suffered from tuberous sclerosis. Doctors informed that this is a hereditary disease. Tuberous sclerosis (TS) is a rare genetic condition that causes noncancerous, or benign, tumours to grow in your brain, other […]

Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswathi passes away

Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi,82, the 69th pontiff of the Kanchi Mutt, died on Wednesday in Tamil Nadu's Kanchipuram

Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswathi passes awayThe 82-year-old senior pontiff succeeded Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Swamigal as the 69th Shankaracharya of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam in 1994. Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati, the pontiff of the Kanchi mutt in Tamil Nadu, died at the age of 82, The Hindu reported on Wednesday. As per reports, he had been admitted to a hospital after he complained […]

Sridevi funeral: Last rites to be performed in Mumbai on Wednesday afternoon

On Tuesday, Sridevi's mortal remains reached her Lokhandwala residence in Mumbai late evening. Today, Bollywood celebrities have arrived at Lokhandwala's Celebration Sports Club to pay their last respects to Sridevi. Also, fans have lined up to pay their last respects to the deceased actor

Sridevi funeral: Last rites to be performed in Mumbai on Wednesday afternoonHer body will be kept at Celebration Sports Club in Lokhandwala near her home for people to pay their last respects from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm on Wednesday, before it is taken for cremation. The last journey will commence at 2:00 pm from Celebration Sports Club to Vile Parle Seva Samaj Crematorium and Hindu […]

BMC Hospitals: Fire safety measures should be full proof, demand MLAs

BMC hospitals, dispensaries and medical colleges, have no NOC with regards to fire safety. Even KEM Hospital doesn’t have the NOC. So, in case of fire in the hospital, a big emergency can arise. Fire safety issue in BMC hospitals was raised in the Maharashtra assembly

BMC Hospitals: Fire safety measures should be full proof, demand MLAsAfter Kamala Mills fire, Municipal commissioner Ajoy Mehta, had ordered fire department to carry out fire safety audits in all the BMC hospitals and dispensaries. In which, it was revealed that KEM Hospital doesn’t have the NOC. On Tuesday, in Maharashtra assembly, BJP MLA Atul Bhatkhalkar and Ashish Shelar raised this issue. Speaking to My […]
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