Lifeline Express is hospital going to people, says doctor who performed first cancer surgery on rails

In an interview with My Medical Mantra, Tata Memorial Hospital’s Oral Cancer Surgeon Dr Pankaj Chaturvedi shares his experience of performing ‘first-ever cancer surgery on rails’

Lifeline Express is hospital going to people, says doctor who performed first cancer surgery on railsLifeline Express, India’s only hospital-on-train, recently conducted its first cancer surgery on December 24 in Satna, Madhya Pradesh. A team of doctors from Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital, Mumbai, operated on Hiralal Lodging, a 53-year-old tea vendor suffering from oral cancer. Two new coaches fully equipped for cancer surgery were introduced to the five-bogie train on […]

Renowned gynaecologist on morning jog collapses, dies of heart attack

Dr Rakesh Sinha, the first doctor to bring minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques to India, suffered acute heart attack while practicing for Mumbai Marathon at Joggers Park

Renowned gynaecologist on morning jog collapses, dies of heart attackRenowned city gynaecologist Dr Rakesh Sinha passed away in Bandra’s Holy Family Hospital on the morning of December 26. The 60-year-old doctor, who was the first to bring minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques to India, was declared dead on arrival. Sinha, who has been participating in Mumbai Marathon for past few years, was practicing at Joggers […]

Nephrologists from six countries present their studies on chronic kidney disease at ISN conference

Indian Society of Nephrology’s (ISN) 47th annual conference focuses on treatment and prevention of various kidney related disease

Nephrologists from six countries present their studies on chronic kidney disease at ISN conferenceIn its 47th Annual Conference, Indian Society of Nephrology aims to conduct a detailed discussion on treatment and prevention of various kidney diseases. The conference (ISNCON 2016), beginning December 15 to 18, has been organised with support of Mumbai Nephrology Group. Indian Society of Nephrology is a platform to share scientific studies related to kidney […]

35 per cent of her body weight was tumour. Five-year-old girl saved by Sion Hospital doctors

Abandoned by parents, teen brother rushes girl to hospital after she was wrongly treated by a quack

35 per cent of her body weight was tumour. Five-year-old girl saved by Sion Hospital doctorsAbandoned by their parents, Sadashiv, 18, decided to take up responsibility of his five-year-old sister, Vaishnavi, after a quack branded her with hot iron to treat her complaints of severe stomach pain. An alert and worried Sadashiv, a resident of Panvel, soon realised that there was something wrong with his sister which needed immediate medical […]

After you lose weight, where does it go?

It turns out all that panting through your workout is actually good for a reason

After you lose weight, where does it go?Wobbly and out of breath, you jab at the button on the treadmill that makes the machine come to a stop. Finally, it’s over. You completed your workout and can now go home to grab a shower and complete the ritual of stepping onto the bathroom scale — your fate, all but sealed in the […]
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