Pune: Sassoon hospital to have biggest mortuary in Maharashtra

Pune will soon get the biggest mortuary in Maharashtra. Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) is all set to have the biggest mortuary in the state which will have the capacity for 100 corpses

Pune: Sassoon hospital to have biggest mortuary in MaharashtraPune will soon get the biggest mortuary in Maharashtra. Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) is all set to have the biggest mortuary in the state which will have a capacity for 100 corpses. Praveen Shingare, Former Director of Medical Education of Maharashtra, said, “We have already released funds for the first phase. The new mortuary will […]

Depression: A whopping 14,000 farmers in Maharashtra treated for mental illness

To curb suicide cases in the state, and to help the farmers to stand on their own feet, the Maharashtra government had launched a project — Prerana. The project, launched in 2015, has been implemented in 14 districts

Depression: A whopping 14,000 farmers in Maharashtra treated for mental illnessIn the last four years, as many as 14000 farmers from drought-hit areas of Maharashtra are given mental health treatment.  Over 90,000 farmers, suffering from mental stress and mental illness were sent for counseling.  The Maharashtra state government, in 2015, had launched a project — Prerana, to boost the morale of the farmers. As of […]

10 super foods to prevent breast cancer

While there is no one single food or diet that can prevent or cause breast cancer, diet is an area in which individual choices can make a real difference

10 super foods to prevent breast cancerNo food or diet can prevent one from getting breast cancer; it is not 100% effective. However, nutrition is an important aspect and plays an important role in decreasing the chances of breast cancer. Even if you are diagnosed with it, eating and maintaining a nutritious and well-balanced diet can make a significant difference and […]

Breast cancer can affect men too, here’s what you need to know

Being extremely rare, male breast cancer is not among the discussion points in our lives. In many cases, the disease being undetected leads to its spreading to the lymph nodes or other areas. It develops in the small amount of breast tissue men have behind their nipples. The most common symptom is a hard, painless lump in one of the breasts

Breast cancer can affect men too, here’s what you need to knowBreast cancer, as we all know it, is usually assumed to be a worry only for women. It is true, however, men are also at risk but do not even know it. Male breast cancer is very rare and accounts for only 1% of all breast cancer cases. Despite the rare occurrence of breast cancer […]

4 never heard before signs of breast cancer women should know

In the new study, 83 percent of the women who had breast cancer symptoms and were diagnosed found a lump first. But a little more awareness of other signs can't hurt. But a lump isn't the only symptom. In fact, one in six women diagnosed with breast cancer first report a symptom other than a lump

4 never heard before signs of breast cancer women should knowMany women diagnosed with breast cancer share a common experience: They feel a lump that wasn’t there before, which ultimately turns out to be cancerous. It’s why women are told to be familiar enough with what their breasts feel like to notice any such changes. But a lump isn’t the only symptom of breast cancer. […]

Cancer risk factors that you need to be aware about

According to World Health Organisation (WHO) report, around one third of deaths from cancer are due to the 5 leading behavioural and dietary risks: high body mass index, low fruit and vegetable intake, lack of physical activity, tobacco use, and alcohol use

Cancer risk factors that you need to be aware aboutCancer is the second leading cause of death globally, and was responsible for 8.8 million deaths in 2015. Globally, nearly 1 in 6 deaths is due to cancer. Risk factors for cancers Tobacco use, alcohol use, unhealthy diet, and physical inactivity are major cancer risk factors worldwide and are also the 4 shared risk factors […]

Borderline Personality Disorder: A serious mental health issue

It is marked by a lifetime pattern of intense mood swings and instability in behaviour, self-image, and functioning, but is historically hard to diagnose and even more difficult to treat

Borderline Personality Disorder: A serious mental health issueBorderline personality disorder is a very serious, yet rare, mental health issue believed to affect around 1.6 per cent of the adult U.S. population. The illness is marked by an inability to effectively manage emotions, but is historically hard to diagnose and even more difficult to treat. Here are some of the most common symptoms […]

Playing football helps improve bone health for prediabetes patients

Twice-weekly one-hour football training sessions combined with dietary guidance improve bone health in untrained 55 to 70-year-olds with prediabetes

Playing football helps improve bone health for prediabetes patientsFootball scores from all angles for untrained middle-aged and elderly women and men with prediabetes. This is the conclusion from a study carried out in the Faroe Islands by football researchers and physiologists from the Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics at the University of Southern Denmark and the University of the Faroe Islands. […]

Know how menstruation affects your oral hygiene

Menstruation gingivitis is a common oral problem women go through. It occurs due to hormonal fluctuations during the course of menstruation or before. Further gingivitis can also make you fall prey to periodontitis (tooth mobility)

Know how menstruation affects your oral hygieneThe surge in the production of the female hormones estrogen and progesterone that occurs during menstruation increases the blood flow to the gums. In this process the gum tissues become red, soft, swollen and tender, further leading to conditions like bad breath, bleeding gums, bleeding while tooth brushing, gingival pain and discomfort while chewing hard foods. This condition is experienced one […]

Mother’s diet can protect newborns against food allergies

The study's findings are consistent with new dietary recommendations for pregnant and nursing mothers. Previous research had not been conclusive, with some studies indicating a protective role for breastmilk, and others suggesting that children could become allergic to foods they encountered through their mother's diet

Mother’s diet can protect newborns against food allergiesResearch published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine today indicates that a mother’s diet can protect nursing newborns against food allergies. Conducted by researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, the study offers an explanation for how breastfeeding can promote tolerance to the foods that most often cause allergies. The study received support […]
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