First VATS performed on a 22 year-old patient at Sewri’s TB Hospital

A team of doctors of TB Hospital, Sewri, have successfully performed a Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) on a Tuberclosis (TB) patient. This is for the first time, when the hospital has performed such kind of a surgery

First VATS performed on a 22 year-old patient at Sewri’s TB Hospital22-year-old Aslam Khan (name changed) from Uttar Pradesh was operated in Swwri hospital as there was pus accumulated the area between his lungs and the inner surface of the chest wall. By using VATS technique doctors removed pleura wrapped around the lung which was affected by TB. Dr Lalitkumar Anande chief medical officer of Sewri’s Tuberculosis Hospital […]

Lancet report states, TB could be a prominent cause of child deaths

The study states that 2, 39,000 children younger than 15 years of age die from tuberculosis globally in 2015; 80 per cent of these deaths were in children younger than 5 years of age. More than 70 per cent of deaths occurred in the Southeast Asian and Africa regions

Lancet report states, TB could be a prominent cause of child deathsTuberculosis (TB) is a deadly disease that each of us may have heard about at least once in our lifetime. In relation with this a recent study published in the ‘Lancet’ a medical journal concluded that TB in children is increasingly prominent and is one of growing causes of infant mortality. It states that, 2, […]

NPPA fixes the ceiling prices of knee implants

After the impending debate about the fixing of prices for the knee replacement surgery, the NPPA on Wednesday has announced capping of ceiling prices of orthopaedic knee implants for knee replacement surgery to maintain transparency

NPPA fixes the ceiling prices of knee implants  In order to make healthcare affordable and maintain transparency in the cost of the medical equipment and implants, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) on Wednesday announced capping on ceiling prices of orthopaedic knee implants for knee replacement surgery. As per the notification, the primary knee replacement system will cost between Rs 4,090 to Rs 38, […]

Solapur youths start ‘Roti Bank’ for patients and their relatives

At Solapur civil hospital, youngsters from Solapur began an initiative known as 'Roti Bank', in order to provide food for patients and their relatives coming in for treatment. This initiative has received a great response from the people of Solapur

Solapur youths start ‘Roti Bank’ for patients and their relativesA large number of people from rural areas come to seek treatment in Solapur’s civil hospital. And the relatives of these patients stay with them until their treatment is completed.  But due to poor financial conditions, people can’t afford to spend money on food. Due to this reason, a few youngsters have come together and […]

Mumbai gears up for a mega conclave on healthcare next week

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Western region is hosting a huge conclave to discuss various matters related to public health policy such as public private partnership, digital healthcare, health insurance, primary healthcare as well as imperatives for hospitals in changing operating context

Mumbai gears up for a mega conclave on healthcare next weekPublic health policy is a matter of discussion for each and every one of us at a certain point in time. The operating environment of healthcare providers is very important for the health care developments in the country. Keeping this in mind, the confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Western region is hosting a huge conclave […]

Here’s how our bones heal after a fracture

In most cases, bone makes use of its remarkable ability to regenerate. This means that the new bone that fills the fracture closely resembles the bone before the injury, without a trace of a scar

Here’s how our bones heal after a fractureMany people have experienced or at least seen someone with a fracture at a certain point in time. Broken bones are painful, but the majority heal very well. The secret lies in stem cells and bone’s natural ability to renew itself. We may take our bones for granted or are not aware of its amazing […]

Create awareness to avoid another swine flu outbreak

Swine flu hits back with an increase in the number of patients affected by the H1N1 virus in Maharashtra. The state has recorded the highest number of swine flu deaths in the country this year with a 13-fold rise from last year. In such situations due to the rise in number of patients there should be adequate amenities in hospitals in order to serve the infected in a better way

Create awareness to avoid another swine flu outbreakSwine flu is wreaking havoc in the city. There have been 835 cases and 16 deaths in Mumbai this year till July. Maharashtra has recorded 284 deaths and 2,324 cases till the first week of July. That’s almost 50 per cent of the 600 deaths across the country. So the BMC and hospitals should together initiate awareness […]

Accepting unhappy emotions can uplift your mood, reveals study

The study findings state that people who habitually accept their negative emotions experience fewer negative emotions, which in turn adds up to better psychological health

Accepting unhappy emotions can uplift your mood, reveals studyOn days that you are feeling low and gloomy, one of the best strategies to prevent negative thoughts is to accept the emotions you feel at the given moment. A recent study proves that accepting your sorrows will help in lifting up your mood. While it may seem like a no brainer that calmly accepting […]

NDRF team helps woman deliver baby in boat in flood-hit Bihar

Harjana Khatun delivered a baby girl in the midst of flood assisted by rescue officials. The mother and baby are now recuperating at a primary healthcare centre

NDRF team helps woman deliver baby in boat in flood-hit BiharThe National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) believes in the motto – Saving Lives and Beyond and this is what one of their teams did during rescue efforts in Bihar. As they managed the crisis in the flood-hit state, a rescue team helped a woman deliver her baby on a boat at Benipatti block, in Madhubani […]

Being overprotective can take a toll on your child’s self confidence

Parents love their children very much, but sometimes the love becomes over protective and kids feel like parents intrude on their privacy by constantly acting like paparazzi. Clinical Psychologist Vasudha Deshpande Korde will guide the parents to know the difference between being involved in their children's lives and being overprotective

Being overprotective can take a toll on your child’s self confidenceA few days ago, I met a boy, who was around 20 to 21 years old. He was very frustrated as he didn’t like what he was doing. He cannot live life on his own terms. He appeared as a slave to me, as his parents constantly kept a watch on his every moment. Finally, […]
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