Wives of HIV positive men likely to suffer from mental illness, states study

The survey underlines that although an HIV positive husband get access to regular counselling, the mental health of the wife remains unaddressed. This contributes to the rise in stress levels among the women who act as primary caregivers for them

Wives of HIV positive men likely to suffer from mental illness, states studyA recent survey conducted by a Pune based NGO and ICMR, found that prevalence of Common Mental Disorders (CMD) in women whose husband are HIV positive is much more than its prevalence among the normal population. The survey underlines that when an HIV positive husband get access to regular counselling, the mental health of the […]

38% Indians face mental health problems, reports survey

As many as 38 per cent of the people show some significant signs of mental health difficulties and require immediate professional medical assistance to know the actual well-being of their mental health, reveals a survey conducted by Cosmos Institute of Mental health And Behavioural Sciences (CIMBS)

38% Indians face mental health problems, reports surveyThe survey is aimed at creating awareness about mental health issues specifically in New Delhi. The survey was conducted during the last week of November and witnessed over 50,000 participants. The participants had to respond to 10 questions, especially designed by CIMBS, in order to gauge the mental health risks of the users. The survey […]

Organ donation: Nashik couple makes rangoli to spread awareness

Organ donation is the need of the hour. So, with an aim to spread awareness regarding organ donation, a couple in Nashik has made a 2,500 sqft huge rangoli

Organ donation: Nashik couple makes rangoli to spread awarenessNashik’s Dharmadhikari couple has being the talk of the town due to their unique 2,500 sqft rangoli to create awareness regarding the organ donation. Since 22 years, Asavari and Satish Dharmadikari, have taken up social causes like ‘Beti Bachao’ and superstitions existing in the country, and are making rangolis on these vital issues. The couple […]

Corporal punishment victim to undergo treatment in Mumbai

Vijaya Chougule, a Kolhapur resident forgot to carry her book to the school. Sounds like a small thing. But, it turned out to be horrendous for her when her teacher punished her by asking her to do 500 sit-ups. Now, Vijaya will seek treatment at KEM Hospital in Mumbai

Corporal punishment  victim to undergo treatment in MumbaiYou must have heard many incidents of teacher pushing the students when they do not complete their homework. But, you would be shocked to hear that in Kolhapur, a teacher punished the student just because she didn’t carry her notebook. Vijaya Chougule, who studies in standard 8 th, was asked to do 500 sit-ups. After […]

Doctors extract 65 fibroids without removing woman’s uterus

A woman affected with fibroids since the last two years, recently underwent surgery at Mumbai’s, Cama and Albless Hospital. The doctor performed a minimal invasive surgery to take them out. The largest fibroid extracted was 15 cms

Doctors extract 65 fibroids without removing woman’s uterusDoctors in Mumbai successfully treated a woman who was suffering from fibroids. In all, they extracted 65 fibroids from the woman’s uterus. It was a challenging task for the doctors, as they had to perform the surgery without removing the woman’s uterus. Fibroids are abnormal growths that develop in or on a woman’s uterus. These […]

Union Cabinet abolishes the Medical Council of India

A bill was proposed to replace Medical Council of India, the apex medical body governing the medical sector. Finally, the central government has taken a huge step by abolishing it

Union Cabinet abolishes the Medical Council of IndiaWith an intention to reform the medical sector, Niti Aayog, had proposed the replacement of Medical Council of India with a new body, National Medical Commission. A bill in this regard, The National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2017 was put under the public domain. On Friday, A bill to replace the Medical Council of India […]

‘Positive about resuming duty as male constable’

Lalita Salve, who recently approached Bombay HC, seeking leave of absence to undergo a sex-change surgery and resume as a male constable after being denied leave by her seniors, said she is ready to embrace her true identity. She said she will ‘go ahead with the surgery irrespective of government decision’

‘Positive about resuming duty as male constable’“I am a man. No one needs to tell me this. I know it myself,” affirmed Lalita Salve, a police constable from Beed. Salve grabbed headlines recently when she approaching the Bombay High Court, seeking leave of absence to undergo a sex-change surgery and resume as a male constable after being denied leave by her […]

Anti-dengue vaccine: Central govt conducts a PAN India research

Dengue has created havoc across the country. To tackle it, efforts are being taken by the state and the centre through various campaigns. Still, the number of dengue patients is not going down. Since last four years, dengue cases have increased over one lakh. Owing to which, the central government is conducting a research to develop an anti-dengue vaccine

Anti-dengue vaccine: Central govt conducts a PAN India researchDengue fever is a viral flu which is spread by the bite of an Aedes mosquito. The dengue hemorrhagic fever is widely known as ‘break bone fever’ as it accompanies with severe joint pains which makes the condition even worse. There is no effective medicine and vaccine to cure dengue. Owing to which, the central […]

Long waiting period, high cost impeding liver transplant surgeries in India

Doctors say while this procedure is life-saving, a lot of patients have to delay it because they are unable to find donor and / or gather funds required for the surgery and post-operative medication and care

Long waiting period, high cost impeding liver transplant surgeries in IndiaIndia not only has around 2,000 liver transplant surgeries each year, it is also one of the few countries that have a sizable number of living liver donors. According to reports, liver transplant is an established means of treatment for end stage liver disease. Though this is a life-saving procedure, several patients face constraints due […]

Winter-proof your body: Eat these foods to pump up your immune system

Winter is around the corner. So, here are some simple healthy diet tips to prep your body so it’s strong enough to repel viral invaders all winter long…

Winter-proof your body: Eat these foods to pump up your immune systemWinter is coming and, especially with the cold and flu season, it’s important to know what we can do to keep a strong and balanced immune system to stay healthy and avoid infections. Experts have put together a complete guide about the foods to eat to help you boost your immunity. Manjari Chandra, Senior Consultant […]
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