‘We will soon see Champion on his feet by January 2018’

Champion is set to get prosthetics fitted in by January 2018. The NGO treating him have so far managed to raise Rs 75,000 but the prosthetics is estimated to be Rs 1.75 lakh. At this time Champion needs us to come forward to help him

‘We will soon see Champion on his feet by January 2018’There is good news for Champion, the stray dog who was found maimed and castrated last month. The NGO Animal Matters to Me (AMTM), which is presently taking care of him, has found a prosthetic maker. My Medical Mantra was the first to report on Champion and the NGO’s efforts to save him on November […]

Rare: Boy born with torn jaw and three uvulas treated in Mumbai

According to the doctors, the case of having three uvulas is very rare. Such cases are found in only one among one lakh children. Apart from this birth defect, he was also born with a torn jaw

Rare: Boy born with torn jaw and three uvulas treated in MumbaiIn a rare medical case, doctors performed corrective surgery on a boy with three uvulas.  Ekjyot Singh, a two-year-old boy, was born with this condition due to a hereditary birth defect. Usually, everybody’s mouth has one uvula. The uvula is the fleshy piece of tissue hanging down over your tongue toward the back of your […]

Here’s how to identify and treat exercise addiction

Exercise addiction usually starts with a desire for physical fitness. An eating disorder, such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia, may lead to an unhealthy obsession with exercise. A body dysmorphic disorder, or body image disorder, may also cause exercise addiction

Here’s how to identify and treat exercise addictionAddiction to ‘drugs’ (or substances; a better scientific term) are known since ages. Not much surprisingly, certain behaviours can be addictive too, though the attention over them is a recent development. The increased usage of smartphones, the Internet, and online gaming is a real cause of concern by the end of 2017. And to add […]

Organ donation: A service to mankind, says Vice President Naidu

On December 4, Health news web portal My Medical Mantra, completed a year. So, on the occasion of its first anniversary, The Vice President of India, Venkaiah Naidu, feclitated the families of organ donors, in the VP house, Delhi. On this ocassion, Venkaiah Naidu, encouraged people to donate organs as it is the need of the hour. He also appreciated and thanked team My Medical Mantra for taking up the cause and spreading awareness regarding organ donation

Organ donation: A service to mankind, says Vice President NaiduOn My Medical Mantra’s first anniversary, the families of donors who donated the organs and saved lives were felicitated by Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India. “Organ donation is a noble act and it can save and enrich lives, said Venkaiah Naidu in the felicitation programme. Nine family members of the donor families from Mumbai, […]

‘Being active with baby bump is fine, but consult a doctor’

Taking up a completely new thing during the pregnancy is not very advisable. Athletes are used to their training and practicing. Though they continue their routine with proper consultation of a doctor, with no complications in pregnancy is fine. But starting a new activity can prove to be risky, say experts

‘Being active with baby bump is fine, but consult a doctor’At one point of time, pregnancy and work were like two different pedals for a woman’s life, but not anymore. With celebrities and athletes working throughout their pregnancy, My Medical Mantra looks at how it is now a trend among women.  Most doctors agree that each pregnancy is different and there can’t be any particular […]

Mumbai, a haven for people seeking sex reassignment surgery

Two months ago, My Medical Mantra was the first to report about the sex reassignment surgery (SRS) of Sukanyeah Krishna, who zeroed in on Mumbai for the procedure. Doctors say there has been a steady rise in number of such surgeries in the city

Mumbai, a haven for people seeking sex reassignment surgeryFor decades now, people aspiring cosmetic procedures have been flocking to Mumbai. It’s no surprise that in the past few years, the city has become one of India’s key centres for sex reassignment surgery (SRS). Mumbai’s Dr Parag Telang, who specialises in this surgery, alone has performed 35 sex change operations in the past two-and-half […]

Double organ transplant nothing short of a history: doctor

Dr Vrishali Patil, the head of the team that performed simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplant surgery in Pune last year, said organ donation has the power to transform lives and India needs to strengthen its organ donation program

Double organ transplant nothing short of a history: doctorDr Vrishali Patil, the head of the team, said this procedure is path-breaking and history has been made. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, she said, “Meeting the patient, who has undergone pancreas and kindly transplant simultaneously, now gives me a true sense of fulfilment. Before the operation, he had suicidal thoughts but post operation, I […]

New study suggest losing weight with exercise alone may not protect your knees

Obese people who lose a substantial amount of weight can significantly slow down the degeneration of their knee cartilage, but only if they lose weight through diet and exercise or diet alone, according to a new MRI study

New study suggest losing weight with exercise alone may not protect your kneesA new MRI study presented yesterday at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) stated that obese people who lose a significant amount of weight can slow down the degeneration of their knee cartilage, but only through exercise and diet or only by diet. According to the Centers for Disease Control […]

Smart foods to beat that stomach bloating

Bloating can be related to stress, anxiety and eating foods high in salt and fat. Whether the culprit is dehydration, menstrual cycle, or something you ate. Experts list out certain foods can take away bloat and make you feel better

Smart foods to beat that stomach bloatingBloating is often an uncomfortable feeling in your abdomen area as a result of air built-up in the digestive tract. This uncomfortable feeling can also lead to things like gas, nausea and constipation. But, the good news is that you can set your body straight by loading up on these healthy foods, say experts. Dr […]