Why people lie: Human brains are too insecure for the truth

Lying is deeply ingrained in society. We all learned about “white lies” from a young age, taught that we tell a small untruth to spare another person’s feelings. But why do we have to do this?

Why people lie: Human brains are too insecure for the truthLying has a lot more to it than someone trying to avoid consequences for their actions. We all learned about “white lies” from a young age, taught that we tell a small untruth to spare another person’s feelings. But why do we have to do this? The School of Life explains, while blaming George Washington […]

What women should research before adopting dairy-free diet

Both men and women who cut out dairy risk becoming deficient in calcium, leading to other health problems. Anyone adhering to a dairy-free diet, especially women, should ensure that they’re getting major nutrients like calcium from other sources

What women should research before adopting dairy-free dietKnown to the world as multi-taskers, women usually tend to include the latest health craze into their daily routine. But, it is of utmost importance for them to do a thorough check of pros and cons of the trend for the body else some alteration can be dangerous. Take for example, the decision to live […]

Fitness first: Type 1 diabetes patients trek to Kalsubai

A two-day trek to Kalsubai Peak in Igatpuri, the highest peak in Maharashtra will be climbed by 23 children and young adults (aged 16-22 years) from 13 cities, across India. With an aim to raise awareness regarding on type 1 diabetes (T1D) - Diabetes India, Udaan and Sanofi India have come up with a unique initiative called ‘OneUp’ gave an opportunity to children to up their fitness levels

Fitness first: Type 1 diabetes patients trek to  KalsubaiAccording to the International Diabetes Federation’s (IDF’s) Diabetes Atlas, India stands second amongst the top ten countries for the number of children with type 1 diabetes (0 to 14 years) and the numbers are increasing by around 3 per cent every year, particularly among children. With an aim to raise awareness regarding on type 1 diabetes […]

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, […]

First cadaver donation of 2017 at Sion Hospital

The deceased person’s heart was allocated to Fortis hospital. The liver was allocated to KEM Hospital. One kidney was allocated to Hinduja hospital, while other was allocated to Sion Hospital

First cadaver donation of 2017 at Sion HospitalThe first cadaver donation of the year happened in Sion Hospital on Sept 28. Abraham John, a 35-year-old man’s organs were donated to the various hospitals in the city. Abraham who was from Kerala was hospitalised in Sion Hospital on Sept 26 after he met with a railway accident. His heart was allocated to Fortis […]

Amyra Dastur reveals her fitness and beauty secrets

Super svelte, toned and beautiful Amyra Dastur, who debuted with the flick ‘Issaq’ mesmerised the audiences with her pretty looks and acting skills. Having started her career as a model at the age of 16, Amyra is an absolute fitness freak. She is a popular face in TV commercials. The gorgeous actress, who is gearing up for her debut Telugu flick ‘Raju Gadu Yama Danger’, shares her fitness and beauty formulas with My Medical Mantra

Amyra Dastur reveals her fitness and beauty secretsFrom being a pretty damsel to having a captivating personality, there isn’t anything that actress Amyra Dastur doesn’t have in her kitty.  Well, let’s have a look at how she keeps her body into shape. MMM: What is your fitness regime like? Amyra: When I’m in Mumbai, I attend dance classes thrice-a-week for two hours. […]

‘India a hub of training and teaching EUS,’ says Dr Maydeo

‘India a hub of training and teaching EUS,’ says Dr MaydeoThe three-day Asian Endo-ultrasound (EUS) conference that kick-started with a bang on Thursday, it will play host to a number of invitees from India as well as doctors and endoscopists from abroad. Dr Amit Maydeo, organising chairman of the conference and the director of Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences (BIDS), Global Hospital, Mumbai, said, “The idea of the […]

‘EUS conference is all about combining the endoscopy and ultrasound technology for better research’

EUS conference will be full of knowledge, experience and fun-filled teachings for the young endoscopists that focus on finding solutions to demography-specific ailments

‘EUS conference is all about combining the endoscopy and ultrasound technology for better research’The Endoscopy Ultra Sound (EUS) technique is the newest indispensable part of endoscopy procedure and will be the key point of focus at the Asian EUS conference that has commenced on Thursday. Dr Vinay Dhir, the organizing secretary of the conference, said, “EUS conference is all about combining the endoscopy and ultrasound technology that is […]

Do women sweat more than men? New study breaks the myth

Women, even the fittest, don't sweat as much as men. Fit men perspire most, especially during more intense exercise, but do not use more sweat glands, whereas a fit female body has just as many glands active and pumping, although they produced less sweat from glands

Do women sweat more than men? New study breaks the mythWhen we think of male hygiene, foul smells, excessive sweating, and awkward bodily noises come to mind. Meanwhile, the fairer sex is depicted as sweet-smelling, glowing, and poised. Now, a study published in Experimental Psychology has found it’s our body shape and size that determine how much we sweat, not our gender. “We found that […]

Mumbai doctor bags ‘Honoris Causa honour’ for excellence in gynaecology

As a first, doctor from Mumbai gets a ‘Fellow Honoris Causa’ award for her excellence in the field of gynaecology. It is an award of excellence issued by The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)

Mumbai doctor bags ‘Honoris Causa honour’ for excellence in gynaecologyThe All India Coordinating Committee (AICC) of RCOG, UK in association with The Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI) committees and The Mumbai Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society (MOGS) held a felicitation event at Hotel Trident, Mumbai. “This award means a lot to me. I have been admiring and inspiring RCOG ever since […]
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