13-year-old gives a new lease of life to two girls

A green corridor was created during the transit of the organs from Sparsh Hospital, Yeshwantpur to Narayana Health City

13-year-old gives a new lease of life to two girls  Two lives have been saved on Wednesday, July 18, in Bengaluru, as the family of a 13-year-old boy decided to donate his organs. The boy has given a new lease of life to two girls, aged 11 and 9 respectively. The 13-year-old donor, hailing from Karnataka, was admitted to Yeshwantpur-based Sparsh Hospital, following an […]

Maha: Health workers and Police department save two pregnant women in Gadchiroli

Providing healthcare services in the remote areas is a daunting task in front of the health workers. However, the Asha workers ceaselessly do their job and save thousands of lives. Recently, two different cases emerged from Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, where the coordination of between different agencies helped to save two pregnant women and their children

Maha: Health workers and Police department save two pregnant women in GadchiroliZareguda, a small tribal village, in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, is surrounded by water throughout the year. The only way to reach the interior parts of the village is through small boats, which the tribal people call Donga. In addition to that, during heavy rains, the Pamalu-Gautami river swells up, and it becomes more difficult […]

Cabinet approves establishment of two Medical Colleges in Uttar Pradesh

The proposal of the State Government of Uttar Pradesh for the establishment of a new medical college at Deoria at a cost of Rs.250 crore under Phase-II of the Centrally Sponsored Scheme

Cabinet approves establishment of two Medical Colleges in Uttar PradeshThe Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, July 18, has approved the proposal of the State Government of Uttar Pradesh for the establishment of a new medical college at Deoria at a cost of Rs.250 crore under Phase-II of the Centrally Sponsored Scheme. Under Phase-II of the […]

Cardiovascular deaths increasing in rural areas, says study

India accounts for about a fifth of cardiovascular deaths globally, but nationally representative data on mortality trends are not yet available. In order to solve this problem, nationwide mortality study, was recently done a team of doctors.

Cardiovascular deaths increasing in rural areas, says studyIndia accounts for about a fifth of cardiovascular deaths globally, but nationally, representative data on mortality trends are not yet available. In order to solve this problem, nationwide mortality study was recently done a team of doctors. The report of this study was recently published in the medical journal, The Lancet. It aimed to assess […]

Four-year-old chokes on seed, survives cardiac arrest

A four-year-old boy was admitted to Jehangir hospital for choking recently as he swallowed an unknown foreign body while playing. By the time he reached the hospital, he had a cardiac arrest. And he suffered the second cardiac arrest while doctors were treating him.

Four-year-old chokes on seed, survives cardiac arrestCan you imagine a child whose heart completely stops on two occasions, but the child goes home hale and hearty? A four-year-old boy was admitted to Jehangir hospital for choking recently as he swallowed an unknown foreign body while playing. By the time he reached the hospital, he had a cardiac arrest. And he suffered […]

BMC installs safety net in 1,425 manholes, CM Fadnavis

Keeping in mind the unfortunate death of Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, who died by slipping into an open manhole during the August 29 floods. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has covered up 1,425 open-manholes so far

BMC installs safety net in 1,425 manholes, CM FadnavisMumbai has total 28,662 manholes in the city  The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has covered 1,425 manholes with safety nets so far Mumbai’s renowned gastroenterologist Dr Deepak Amarapurkar had died last year after falling into an open manhole. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis informed the Maharashtra legislative council on Wednesday, July 18 After facing people’s ire […]

Foot care and diet tips for diabetic patients

Foot problems are common amongst diabetics. Diabetes can also lower the amount of blood flow in your legs and feet, making it hard for a sore or an infection to heal. Good foot care is very important to prevent serious infections and gangrene

Foot care and diet tips for diabetic patientsOur body requires energy to perform the metabolic functions that sustain life. Glucose is a small, simple sugar that serves as a primary fuel for energy production, especially for the brain, muscles and several other body organs and tissues. Diabetes is a condition when the body can’t use glucose normally. The levels of glucose in […]

India houses 60% of world’s new leprosy cases: NCPEDP

Leprosy is one of the world’s oldest diseases. While recognised as a disability under the Persons with Disabilities (PwD) Act of 1995 and is completely curable, persons affected by leprosy continue to face discrimination not only from society at large, but also from other people with disabilities

India houses 60% of world’s new leprosy cases: NCPEDPIndia accounts for over 60 per cent of annual new cases of leprosy and is home to around 800 self-settled leprosy colonies. According to the National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP). WHO data reveals that in 2016, a total of 2,14,783 cases of leprosy were reported worldwide. There were 18,000 child […]

Here’s why you should not hold your urine for too long

Holding in pee for extended periods of time can cause bladder infections, kidney ailments warn doctors

Here’s why you should not hold your urine for too longHave you ever been stuck in a massive traffic jam in Mumbai? Does anyone of you experience traffic snarls in Delhi? If you ask this question to a Mumbaikar or a Delhiite, where huge traffic jams are normal, 100% of the people would respond saying yes. And the most common issue we face while get […]
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