Mumbai: First-of-its-kind, Maharashtra doctor treats turtle through physiotherapy

The Turtle treatment and wildlife Transit Centre in Dahanu have successfully treated an Oliver Ridley turtle

Mumbai: First-of-its-kind, Maharashtra doctor treats turtle through physiotherapyThe turtle was found injured at Vasai. It had injured his right leg and was unable to walk. The doctors at the Turtle treatment and wildlife Transit Centre treated the turtle through animal physiotherapy. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Dinesh Vinhalkar said, “The turtle was brought to our treatment centre as he was […]

KEM Hospital to set-up one-stop centre for rape, acid attack victims

Mumbai’s civic-run KEM Hospital is soon going to start a one-stop centre for victims of rape, child abuse and acid attacks. This centre will help reduce the time that these traumatised woman have to spent at the hospital for medical examinations

KEM Hospital to set-up one-stop centre for rape, acid attack victimsThe centre aims to have gynaecologists, physiatrists, forensic experts under one roof. This will help speed up the process of preparing the medical reports which have to be handed over to the police and courts. Now, the sexually abused women and girls will have a dedicated centre for them. This centre will be started at […]

A well-regulated OTC framework will improve access to medicines in India

On behalf of the pharmaceutical industry in India, the Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India, along with a few members from the domestic pharmaceutical industry and consumer industry, released a study titled Shaping India’s OTC Policy 2018 at the Annual CubeX-Nicholas Hall OTC Conference, held in Mumbai

A well-regulated OTC framework will improve access to medicines in IndiaIn collaboration with CubeX and the Nicholas Hall Group of Companies, this Study calls for a well-regulated OTC framework that not only helps improve access to medicines but also supports responsible self-medication to achieve multiple health and economic objectives. While proposing the policy for India, the study- Shaping India’s OTC policy 2018- considers the best […]

Furnish the list of illegal nursing homes, Bombay High Court directs state govt

To stop the ill practices of the private hospitals, and to protect the interest of the patients, the Union Government has passed the Clinical Establishment Act. However, the Maharashtra government has not moved an inch to implement the Act in the state. The Bombay High Court, on Thursday, had directed the government to reply on the issue

Furnish the list of illegal nursing homes, Bombay High Court directs state govtThe Bombay High Court on Thursday, (October 11) cracked a whip on the Maharashtra government. The court rapped the Maharashtra government on the issue of implementing the Clinical Establishment Act in the state. The court has directed the state government to file the reply in this regard. The Union Health Ministry, in a written order, […]

Girls, flaunt your back this Navratri!

The festival is already underway, and if you are planning to celebrate it in traditional attire; go ahead girls, here are some ways and quick treatments shared by Dr Rinky Kapoor, Cosmetic Dermatologist and a Dermato-Surgeon, The Esthetic Clinics, Mumbai, to wear low back or backless cholis

Girls, flaunt your back this Navratri!Navratri is the time to show off a toned and flawless back when you wear those colourful backless cholis. Few quick tips to look your best, be it the face or the back. Back facial You may opt for the age-old humble facial if you have naturally healthy skin, and do not have blemishes or […]

Obesity and aesthetics: Risk factors of being overweight

Dr Sharad Sharma, a Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, shares the various risks of being overweight and how to identify the signs of obesity

Obesity and aesthetics: Risk factors of being overweightIn observance of World Obesity Day on October 11, it is crucial to understand the rising cause of obesity, and how important it is to get oneself checked in time to avoid increasing morbidity in the future. Obesity can be divided into three categories, i.e., overweight, obese, and morbid obesity. As the number of overweight […]

Rheumatic arthritis growing at an alarming rate in the youngsters, worry doctors

Arthritis has troubled innumerable people in their old age for many years. It’s a painful condition that causes joint pain in your body. However, in the last few decades, there is a steady increase in the number of youths suffering from rheumatic arthritis

Rheumatic arthritis growing at an alarming rate in the youngsters, worry doctorsWhile the growth, at which the younger generation is undergoing, is disturbing, the reasons for this are many varying from injuries, hereditary among others. Recently, a 26-year-old patient, at Nanavati Hospital, complained of severe knee pain, stiffness, inability to straighten his knee and walk without an aid. For many years now, he has been suffering […]

World Arthritis Day: Debunking the myths associated with the condition

Arthritis is very common; however it is often not understood well. Actually, Arthritis isn’t one disease; it's a casual means of bearing on a joint pain or joint disease

World Arthritis Day: Debunking the myths associated with the conditionThere are over one hundred differing kinds of inflammatory diseases and conditions connected to it. Individuals of all ages, sexes and races will and do suffer from inflammatory disease. It’s most distinctive amongst women, and happens more often depending on the age of the individual. On the occasion of World Arthritis Day which is observed […]

Cancer warrior: ‘Every woman should self-examine her breast‘

Usually, in people’s mind, cancer is juxtaposed with death. The fight of those who are diagnosed with it then becomes difficult. But, still, there are some who triumph over it and be the helping hand for those who are fighting their battle to surmount it.

Cancer warrior: ‘Every woman should self-examine her breast‘Dr Kalpana Gupte, a breast cancer survivor is one such person. Kalpana, Deputy Director at Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) regional centre in Pune, was diagnosed with stage one breast cancer in 2001. “I went through shock when I got to know that I am suffering from cancer. Cancer is always associated with death […]

#WorldObesityDay: Maha to set up a task force to curb Child Obesity

On World Obesity Day, while inaugurating a book on obesity, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis said that the state would launch a campaign to spread awareness about junk food. Also, the food menu, in the hotel, should inform about the calories

#WorldObesityDay: Maha to set up a task force to curb Child ObesityThe Maharashtra state government has decided to set up a task force to curb rising cases of child obesity in the state  The force is to be set up jointly with JT foundation in Maharashtra  The government has also planned to set up a dedicated Metabolic Institute for common man’s benefit  Faulty lifestyle, social media, […]