Pollution can lower your baby’s birth weight, say researchers

Researchers of Sri Ramchandra University in Chennai have conducted a research on the effect of the rising pollution on the foetus. If a pregnant woman is exposed to 10 microgram pollution, the baby's birth weight reduces by 4 grams

Pollution can lower your baby’s birth weight, say researchersAs the level of pollution is increasing with the change in weather condition, cities like Delhi and Mumbai are witnessing a rise in a lot of health issues. Researchers at Sri Ramchandra University conducted research in Chennai and the surrounding two districts. Since last five years, 1,200 women were studied.  In the 10 micrograms pollution, […]

All you need to know about female sexual disorders

Sexual problems in females are very prevalent and commonly associated with physiological concerns and the quality of life. Many women experience problems with sexual function at some point. Female sexual dysfunction can occur at any stage of life

All you need to know about female sexual disordersFemale sexual disorders (FSD) include:  Sexual desire disorders Lack of interest in sex Unable to achieve orgasm Sexual pain disorders: Dyspareunia: Pain during intercourse Vaginismus: Painful spasmodic involuntary vaginal contractions  Risk Factors for FSD  Psychological factors: Anxiety Depression Persistent daily and acute stress Individual and partners variables such as history of abuse, self-esteem, relationship conflict, lack […]

‘Shut down hookah parlours in Mumbai’, demands Vishwanath Mahadeshwar

Mumbai’s mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar has written a letter to Datta Padsalgikar, the Mumbai Police Commissioner regarding the hookah parlour and demanded that, many youngsters are attracted towards it . So, the police should take a stern action against it

‘Shut down hookah parlours in Mumbai’, demands Vishwanath MahadeshwarMumbai’s Prince Aly Khan Hospital’s Health Service Aga Khan, had conducted a survey. According to it, 6.3 per cent children consume hookah. Hookah addiction is a serious concern owing to which, Vishwanath Mahadeshwar has written a letter to Datta Padsalgikar, the Mumbai Police Commissioner. The letter says: The hookah parlours should be permanently shut Hookah parlours are rampant […]

Good news: Maha witnesses improvement in the organ donation figures

While the state had seen 132 cadaver organ donations in total in 2016, it has witnessed 135, this year. In the year 2015, the total number of cadaver donations was 61, while the last year it had seen a significant increase, by taking the total up to 132. While Pune topped the list in 2016, this year Mumbai has topped the list

Good news: Maha witnesses improvement in the organ donation figuresWith a slight improvement in the organ donation figures of Maharashtra, Mumbai has seen the highest donation in state since January 1, 2017 till date. While the state had witnessed an unprecedented rise in organ donation in 2016, this year, the bar has been raised. In the year 2015, the total number of cadaver donations […]

Mumbai: 44% school-going children are addicted to smoking

Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mazgaon, Mumbai, conducted a survey in the government and private schools. As per the survey, in all 27 per cent children are into cigarette smoking. Boys smoke more compared to the girls. The survey was conducted between December 2016 and February 2017, amongst the age group of 14

Mumbai: 44% school-going children are addicted to smoking  Mumbai’s Prince Aly Khan Hospital’s Health Service Aga Khan, had conducted a survey amongst school-going children regarding cigarette smoking. The survey revealed that 44.4 percent of government school children are addicted to cigarette smoking. The survey revealed: 27% children are addicted to cigarette smoking 6.3% children consume hookah 24% children are addicted to tobacco […]

Beware! Your cabbie can be sleep deprived

We all travel by cabs regularly. Sometimes, we notice the driver in a confused state, agitated or irritated. But, you will be shocked to know that two taxi-drivers from Mumbai have posed a unique case to doctors about sleep deprivation

Beware! Your cabbie can be sleep deprivedToday, sleep deprivation is one of the most commonly found problems. Your body needs sleep, just as it needs air and food to function at its best. Without enough sleep, your brain and body systems won’t function normally. It can also dramatically lower your quality of life. However, as a passenger, the last thing that one […]

Help her, as raising funds is the last hope to save her

Pooja Agarwal has been battling her ailment like a true fighter. Her struggle against the internal hernia has led to her family exhausting their funds. She has already undergone a laparotomy along with four major surgeries and needs to undergo a final one to get treated of this ailment. The family is trying their best now to gather the required amount through fundraisers

Help her, as raising funds is the last hope to save herRelief from unbearable pain is the wish of every individual who is suffering from severe ailments. Such is the wish of Pooja Agarwal, a 27-year-old who is fighting against all odds in the hope to recover from a rare ailment. What started out as a minor stomach ache, progressed to being diagnosed as transmesenteric hernia. […]

Gynaecologists mourn the untimely death of Dr Punam Satpute

On December 27, Mumbai gynaecologists woke up with the shocking news of the death of Dr Punam Satpute, a gynaecologist who was found dead at her residence in Andheri, Mumbai, last night. Her gynaecologist friends know her as a grounded person with full of life

Gynaecologists mourn the untimely death of Dr Punam SatputeDr Punam Satpute, who was known for her robotic surgery did her MBBS from Seth GSMC and KEM Hospital and post-graduation from Sir JJ Group of Hospitals. Later, she worked with LTMG Sion Hospital as a lecturer before going to Singapore where she was the head of the Robotic Department at National University Hospital for […]

What is dengue shock syndrome?

Dengue shock syndrome is one among the stages of dengue hemorrhagic fever, which is a fatal condition, usually occurs in extremes of ages as in young children and in elderly people

What is dengue shock syndrome?Who are more prone to dengue fever? It is believed that people with weak immune system and those who are developing a second dengue infection, are more vulnerable to dengue fever. The severity also depends on multiple reasons such as immunity, recurrent dengue infection, and multiple co morbidities and so on and also who are suffering […]

Easy to follow home remedies for countering lower back pain

Most cases of low back pain stem from strain or sprain due to simple overuse, unaccustomed activity, excessive lifting, or an accident. In most cases the best move is to wait and see if the pain resolves on its own. If the pain does not improve, it's time to see a doctor.

Easy to follow home remedies for countering lower back painAs people enter middle age, they are more likely to experience bouts of low back pain. In fact, according to the Harvard Special Health Report Men’s Health: Fifty and Forward, back pain affects about four in five Americans at some point in their lives and equally strikes men and women. Age is often the culprit. […]