Coming soon: SC to get sanitary pad vending machines

Women lawyers and litigants were often forced to suspend work and rush to a chemist or shop selling pads during uncomfortable situations. Now, this will soon see an end as Supreme Court has decided to put sanitary pad vending machines in its premises

Coming soon: SC to get sanitary pad vending machinesWith such a move from a bench of judges at Supreme court, the activists and gynecologist from the country have welcomed the initiative. Furthermore, they have demanded that such pad vending machines be set up in other public spaces as well. Also, this will soon see an end as Supreme Court has decided to put […]

SC to hear the plea of 3 women who crossed the 20-week abortion limit

In India, the Section 3 of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act, 1971, does not allow abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy. This will be the first time that three cases which have crossed the 20-week limit will be heard on the same day. Meanwhile, on October 3, US House passed a legislation criminalising abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy

SC to hear the plea of 3 women who crossed the 20-week abortion limitThree women who have crossed the 20-week abortion limit, are looking forward for October 6, when the Supreme Court will hear the plea to abort their unborn child suffering from life threatening abnormalities This will be the first time that three cases which have crossed the 20-week limit will be heard on the same day. In India, […]

Elphinstone bridge stampede: KEM gives yoga lessons to survivors

On Friday, At least 23 commuters were killed a tragic stampede on a narrow railway foot-over bridge connecting the Parel-Elphinstone Road stations. The injuries of the patient who were admitted in the KEM Hospital for treatment. To help survivors get back on track, the hospital is giving them yoga lessons

Elphinstone bridge stampede: KEM gives yoga lessons to survivorsThe gruesome Friday stampede left dozens of people injured. But for those who are injured, the scars are not only on the body but also on their mind. The tragic incident still haunts the injured leaving them shocked. And to ease the agony of these survivors who are suffering hand, leg, and back injuries, the […]

Swimming has a host of benefits for your mind, body, and soul

here are a host of benefits you may gain from swimming laps regularly.

Swimming has a host of benefits for your mind, body, and soulYou may have heard that experts recommend adults get 150 minutes of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity each week. Swimming is an excellent way to work your entire body and cardiovascular system. An hour of swimming burns almost as many calories as running, without all the impact on your bones and joints. Works your […]

Dr TP Lahane hands over charge of JJ Hospital dean to Dr Nanandkar

After serving Sir JJ group of Hospitals for 22 years as an ophthalmologist, head of the ophthalmology department and dean, Padma Shri Dr TP Lahane now will work as joint director in Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER)

Dr TP Lahane hands over charge of JJ Hospital dean to Dr NanandkarAn Era in Sir JJ Group of Hospital comes to an end with Dr TP Lahane handing over the dean charges to Dr SD Nanandkar on Thursday. Dr Lahane has been the dean of the esteemed state run medical college for the last seven years and eight months. He completed 22 years of service to the […]

Nashik eye surgeon’s novel instrument to remove foreign body without retinal damage

An ophthalmologist from Nashik, Dr Manish Bapaye, has developed an instrument with which the retinal injury will be treated more effectively now. According to Dr Bapaye, the current technology has many limitations but the instrument developed by him, will help to remove the foreign body without disturbing the retina

Nashik eye surgeon’s novel instrument to remove foreign body without retinal damageThe instrument called ‘foreign body forceps’ (claw) is a novel foreign body removal instrument which will help ophthalmologists to remove foreign body without damaging the retina. While, the current technology does not allow the easy removal of foreign body of more than the size of 10 to 12 millimetre, the interment developed by Bapaye, will […]

Terrible tramadol addiction lands 40-year-old in a hospital

A 40-year-old woman hailing from rural Maharashtra approached city Hospital with a very peculiar case getting addicted towards intramuscular tramadol injections. Around 12 years ago, while undergoing severe pain, a doctor advised her Tramadol Injection. After this, for the past 9 years, she has been taking twelve intramuscular tramadol injections daily. So much so that she is severely addicted

Terrible tramadol addiction lands 40-year-old in a hospitalSavitri Sawant (name changed) came to Masina Hospital on Wednesday with a peculiar case of addiction. For the past nine years, she has been taking 12 intramuscular Tramadol injections every day. Even her husband didn’t even know it was an addiction until one fine day, the injections couldn’t be bought by her husband. Tramadol is […]

Which foods are easy to digest?

Foods that are easy to digest tend to be low in fiber. This is because fiber — while a healthy part of the diet — is the part of fruits, vegetables, and grains that isn’t digested by your body. As a result, the fiber passes through your large intestine and may cause a number of issues from gas to bloating to difficult-to-pass stool

Which foods are easy to digest?Foods that are easy to digest can help with several symptoms and conditions. This may include: temporary nausea diarrhea gastroenteritis gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) diverticulitis inflammatory bowel disease Whatever the case, choosing the right foods may be the key to avoiding potential triggers and feeling better. Whole fruits contain high amounts of fiber, but cooking them […]

Say bye to heat, hello to healthy food

Get down after 11am on any given day in October in Mumbai and you will notice most people travelling with a scarf and goggles to beat the heat. As ‘Heat-wave’ hits the city, here are tips to conquer the scorching sun by eating right and staying bright

Say bye to heat, hello to healthy foodEver since the month of October began, the cotton and light clothes from our closets have got another chance to see the light of the day! Sun is out in full swing and My Medical Mantra has got some tips on what to eat and what to avoid. It’s only five day since the month […]

Hormone supplement’s overdose could affect the body hazardously

In this age of fitness, Dr Altamash Shaikh a Consultant Endocrinologist, Diabetologist and Metabolic Physician, at S.L Raheja Hospital, speaks to My Medical Mantra about testosterone and hormone overdose amongst gym goers

Hormone supplement’s overdose could affect the body hazardouslyTestosterone is the primary hormone in the male body helps in increasing muscle mass and body strength, boosting libido, virility and decreasing the risk of illness. It is also a drug, used for treating delayed puberty (a medical condition) amongst adolescent males. Sport supplements are becoming highly popular amongst the gym goers, not only those […]