Stingray threat: BMC asks Mumbaikars to stay alert during Ganapati visarjan

Every year, thousands of Mumbaikars throng the shores of Girgaum Chowpatty and other beaches like Dadar and Juhu to bid farewell to their beloved deity, Lord Ganesha. While the journey of the devotees has come to an end, they have another challenge to face while entering the sea

Stingray threat: BMC asks Mumbaikars to stay alert during Ganapati visarjanThe Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued an alert for all the Mumbaikars. Stingrays has been spotted in large numbers along the seashores in Mumbai. BMC has warned devotees to be cautious while entering the water with their Ganesh idols. Stingray might sting devotees if they accidentally step on the fish. Stingrays possess poisonous barbs, […]

When heart disease runs in the family, what should one do?

Dr Narayan Gadkar, Consultant Cardiologist, Zen Multi-speciality Hospital, Chembur, shares about what one should do if there is a family history of Heart disease

When heart disease runs in the family, what should one do?As a family, we share happiness, difficult times, and a myriad of other aspects of life! However, we also share genes, behavioural and lifestyle traits, which are not just restricted to the present generation. Through our ancestors to our future generations, the genetic material is passed between families – so do many diseases that exist […]

Health Ministry partners with Dell and Tata Trusts to provide technology for Ayushman Bharat

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, here today exchanged the MoU’s with the Tata Trusts and Dell to provide a technological platform for nationwide prevention, control, screening and management program of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

Health Ministry partners with Dell and Tata Trusts to provide technology for Ayushman BharatAnupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare presided over the ceremony and also released the user manual for NCD application under Comprehensive Primary Health Care (CPHC) IT Solutions. Preeti Sudan, Secretary (Health) , Burzis Taraporewala, Senior Adviser, Tata Trusts and Sarv Saravanan, Senior Vice President, Dell EMC COE and Jeremy Ford, Director, […]

Simple, yet effective tips for healthy aging

Being free of disease or infirmity is not a requirement for healthy ageing as many older adults have one or more health conditions that, when well controlled, have little influence on their well-being

Simple, yet effective tips for healthy agingHealthy ageing is about creating the environments and opportunities that enable people to be and do what they value throughout their lives. Everybody can experience healthy ageing. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines healthy ageing “as the process of developing and maintaining the functional ability that enables wellbeing in older age.” Functional ability is about […]

Kolhapur: A little bit of mischief cost this 23-year-old his life

Who would have imagined that a harmless prank could have disastrous consequences for a 23-year-old young man in Kolhapur

Kolhapur: A little bit of mischief cost this 23-year-old his lifeThe unfortunate incident took place on Monday, September 03, in a clothing factory in Kolhapur where Aditya Jadhav works at. A friend of his approached him on the pretext of cleaning his shirt with a pipe of compressed air, and then proceeded to move the pipe towards Aditya’s anus, although his friend did not insert […]

Palliative care: Tata Memorial Hospital starts ‘New Homecare’ for last stage cancer patients

Every year, almost ten thousand patients enrol themselves for the palliative care treatment in Mumbai's Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH). Of which, around 30% are senior citizens. TMH has started an initiative called -- Homecare, to provide medical facilities to those cancer patients, who are suffering from cancer and are in the last stage 

Palliative care: Tata Memorial Hospital starts ‘New Homecare’ for last stage cancer patientsThe concept of palliative care is still unknown to many. Owing to which, patients who are suffering from chronic illness, and are in the last stage of the disease do not visit the hospital. To spread awareness about the palliative care treatment, Mumbai’s Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) has started an initiative called – New Homecare. […]

Mumbai: Doctors perform first-of-its-kind cardiac surgery on 14-year-old boy

Authorities of Society for Rehabilitation of Crippled Children (SRCC) Hospital, is a 207 bed hospital, which is managed by Narayana Health. The aim of the hospital is to offer affordable yet world-class medical care for infants, children and adolescents. Over 500 cardiac surgeries were performed in the last one year

Mumbai: Doctors perform first-of-its-kind cardiac surgery on 14-year-old boyThe super speciality tertiary care paediatric facility at Haji Ali showcased a successful case study of India’s first-of-its-kind ‘Intracardia Repair of Tertalogy of Fallout with Bentall operation’ on a 14-year-old boy. Dr Pradeep Kaushik, senior cardiac surgeon at Narayana Health SRCC Children’s Hospital, identified this child with abnormal function of heart and adopted the Bentall […]

Mid-air horror: 5 Jet Airway passengers suffer mild ear injuries

Have you ever watched a flight attendant dangle an oxygen mask during a routine safety demo, and hoped that you’ll never have to watch one of them pop out above your seat?

Mid-air horror: 5 Jet Airway passengers suffer mild ear injuriesThat happened today as the crew forgot to select the switch to maintain cabin pressure, the 9W 697 Mumbai-Jaipur flight soon returned back to Mumbai after take-off Several passengers complained of severe headaches and at least 30 reported bleeding from nose and ears and were immediately administered first-aid by a team of doctors at the […]

Mumbai: NGO helps raise awareness on organ donation through Ganesh pandals

As the Ganesh festival is in progress, organisations have been using the Ganesh pandal venues as platforms to raise awareness on important social issues. One such NGO called Rajhans Pratishtan took the opportunity to create awareness on the concept of organ donation

Mumbai: NGO helps raise awareness on organ donation through Ganesh pandalsDuring the Ganeshostav in order to spread awareness about organ donation they have tied up with 50 Ganesh mandals across the city. Ganesh mandal’s from Dadar, Chembur, Goregaon, Byculla, and Borivali areas. Through the medium of posters and banners, Rajhans Pratishtan is spreading awareness about organ donation. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Suhas Kabre […]

Here are effective treatments which can help you deal with hair loss

Dr Mohan Thomas, a senior cosmetic surgeon, Cosmetic Surgery Institute shares about the techniques and development of techniques for hair restoration

Here are effective treatments which can help you deal with hair lossNowadays, one of the biggest concerns for most people and predominantly in men is hair loss. Hair is an important determinant of physical attractiveness and means of expressing one’s feeling and individuality. Although female pattern hair loss is also common, however, not many women consider taking treatment as they think that oiling will improve hair. […]
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