Soon: State govt to start a burns centre in Mumbai

The burns victims are treated in BMC hospitals or the government medical colleges. Or, they are admitted at the National Burns Centre, Airoli, as there is no special burns centre in Mumbai. Owing to which, the state government will start a new burns centre, consisting of 30 beds in Malad, Mumbai

Soon: State govt to start a burns centre in MumbaiRight in the beginning of the New Year, the health department takes an important decision. As per the information received by My Medical Mantra: The burns centre will be started at Malad, Mumbai It will consist of 30 beds The government will fund it Hospital will have a skin bank Awareness would be created regarding […]

Know why your doctors won’t be available on January 2

New Year doesn’t sound like a ‘happy one’ so far. With IMA planning to go on a 12-hour-strike tomorrow, there is a lot of anxiety about what will be the next. This ‘black-day’ is to mark protest against the proposed NMC Bill

Know why your doctors won’t be available on January 2This New Year doesn’t seem to be a very pleasing one for the modern medical doctors. There has been a tussle between government and the doctors regarding the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill. The NMC bill isn’t a good one according to the doctors and the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has strongly been opposing it. Therefore, […]

Highlights of 2017: Health news web portal My Medical Mantra’s journey

To keep people updated about the healthcare sector. India’s leading health news web portal My Medical Mantra, has carved a niche audience with its efforts, timely reporting of the news, campaigns, medical breakthroughs and fitness and diet mantras. With an aim to pave the way for long term well-being, the portal helps in spreading, promoting and encouraging a healthy living

Highlights of 2017: Health news web portal My Medical Mantra’s journeyMy Medical Mantra is a medical news portal which aims at bringing the latest news, interesting developments and intriguing facts from the medical world in simple words for its readers. On December 4, health news web portal My Medical Mantra completed a year. On the occasion of its first anniversary, The Vice President of India, […]

No hangover: Step into the New Year guilt-free

Many of us have started prepping for it already! From picking the best outfit to food to music, are you all set for the New Year's party? New Year’s Eve parties are fun, but drinking irresponsibly can have you starting off 2018 on the wrong foot. Experts give some friendly drinking advice for the biggest party of the year

No hangover: Step into the New Year guilt-freeAnd it’s the New Year Again! We’d be setting foot into a brand new year, 2018. Jittery, excited, anxious, retrospective – the last few days of the year are a bundle of emotions difficult to put in words. There can’t be a better idea to bid goodbye to the year that was with friends and […]

‘Gymming and running are my two pillars of fitness’

Dr Aditya Kelkar is a phacoemulsification and vitreoretina surgeon at National Institute of Ophthalmology. He aspires to live a healthy life by following a strict fitness routine and never gives it a miss. He is also an avid marathon runner

‘Gymming and running are my two pillars of fitness’‘Consistency in the exercise helps you maintain both mental and physical health,’ says Dr Aditya Kelkar, phacoemulsification and vitreoretina surgeon at National Institute of Ophthalmology, who aspires to live a healthy life. He follows a strict fitness routine and never gives it a miss. His fitness schedule involves three days of gymming and three days […]

Kamala Mills fire: Know how KEM doctors tackled the emergency

A massive fire broke out at 12.30 am at ‘1Above’ restaurant in Kamla Mills Compound, Mumbai. Many people were present in the pub when the fire broke. 14 people lost their lives in the incident and 26 are injured. The injured were admitted to KEM Hospital. But, during the night time the doctors were less compared to the day time

Kamala Mills fire: Know how KEM doctors tackled the emergencyIt was an emergency and the injured needed an immediate treatment. Right from the patient’s relatives, the police and the media, everyone was present in the hospital. Owing to which, the hospital administration immediately asked the doctors to report on their duties. After which, the patients were treated. On the other hand, it was essential […]

Organ donation: Mumbai witnesses 81st heart transplant

The young man’s family was counselled by medical social workers on organ donation to which they willingly consented to donate his organs. With this, the family has helped save the lives of at least four critically ill patients

Organ donation: Mumbai witnesses 81st heart transplantWith 2017 coming to a close end, surgeons at Fortis Hospital Mulund worked in perfect tandem along with medical social workers to enable Mumbai’s 81st Heart Transplant. The donor heart was implanted into a 40-year-old male recipient; this became possible after the parents of a 21-year-old male from Bhopal consented to donate their son’s organs. […]

Dr Amit Maydeo awarded the IMA Dr Jyoti Prashad Ganguli Memorial Award

Dr Amit Maydeo, the director of Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences (BIDS), Global Hospital, Mumbai received the prestigious IMA Dr Jyoti Prashad Ganguli Memorial Award for distinguished record of selfless community service in the rural areas. At the All India Medical Conference (NATCON- 2017) that was held in Mumbai on December 27 to 28

Dr Amit Maydeo awarded the IMA Dr Jyoti Prashad Ganguli Memorial AwardIMA National awards are presented every year to various IMA members/medical persons of repute for their distinguished and outstanding services to the profession during the last year. Dr Amit Maydeo, the director of Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences (BIDS), Global Hospital, Mumbai received the prestigious IMA Dr Jyoti Prashad Ganguli Memorial Award for distinguished record […]

‘10 % of Indians have one or more mental health problem’

President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the 22nd convocation of National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in Bengaluru. He said, “We need to ensure that by 2022 at least those who are suffering from severe mental disorders have been diagnosed and have access to treatment facilities. Let us take this up as a national mission”

‘10 % of Indians have one or more mental health problem’    Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel and act as we cope with life. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. But, deteriorating mental health is a severe issue in the country. President Ram Nath Kovind said, […]