‘We are deeply anguished’: IMA on PM Modi’s remark

Doctors from the Indian Medical Association, and Association of Medical Consultants, Mumbai, have written an open letter to PM Narendra Modi. The doctors have expressed their disappointment over his remark in London.

‘We are deeply anguished’: IMA on PM Modi’s remarkThe medical fraternity in India has expressed their dissent over the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remark in an interview in London. The Indian Medical Association (IMA), and the Association of Medical Consultants, Mumbai, have written an open letter to the PM. In the letter, Dr RN Tandon, Honourary Secretary of IMA, stated,  “Indian doctors have brought international […]

Organ donation: 24-yr-old brain-dead Amravati woman saves four lives

Diksha Mandape was declared brain-dead, after which her brothers took the bold decision to donate her organs and tissues. After the due procedure, her heart, lungs, liver, both kidney's, eyes, and skin has been donated by the family.

Organ donation: 24-yr-old brain-dead Amravati woman saves four livesBrothers of Diksha Mandape, a 24-year-old girl, who was as declared brain-dead by the doctors, have decided to donate her organs and tissues in Amaravati, Maharashtra  Diksha’s Heart, both lungs, liver, both kidneys, both eyes, and skin have been donated   The liver has been given to an ailing patient in Nagpur, who has become the first liver transplant patient […]

Nashik: Doctor adopts 1 lakh girls to spread menstruation awareness

The doctors from Manavata Cancer Hospital, Nashik, Maharashtra, has decided to adopt 1 lakh girls with the aim to adopt provide free sanitary napkins to them. If this campaign kicks off well, their aim is to adopt around 5 lakh more needy girls in future

Nashik: Doctor adopts 1 lakh girls to spread menstruation awarenessOnly 12% women in India use sanitary napkins while menstruating  62 % women in the country, still use a cloth to protect themselves during menstruation days   1.32 lakh new cases of cervical cancer are reported every year in India Menstruation and the use of sanitary napkins is still a kind of a taboo in India. While […]

To prevent muscle soreness, follow these recovery tips

You may feel like you never want to go to the gym again. But exercise-induced muscle damage, and the steps you take to recover, are all part of becoming a better athlete, as long as you know your limits. Knowing the right steps to take for recovery is essential to repair muscle. Taking the right steps will also prevent injury. And the good news is, recovering and preventing injuries are easier than you think

To prevent muscle soreness, follow these recovery tipsSome people call it “good” pain, but the truth is that no one really enjoys getting out of bed the morning after an intense workout. Your body is tense, your muscles feel weak and swollen, and you are ferociously hungry. First things first — stop overtraining: There is a growing amount of evidence that suggests […]

Don’t have fridge? Store insulin in an earthen pot

According to the research published in Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, India has 97,700 children suffering from Type-1 diabetes mellitus. For whom, taking insulin is necessary. Insulin has to be stored in a cool place. But, many patients don’t have fridge. To help these patients, Dr Archana Sarda, diabetologist, has come out with a solution of storing insulin earthen pots

Don’t have fridge? Store insulin in an earthen potIn India, there are thousands of children and adults, who suffer from type-1 diabetes, living in rural areas. And the biggest worry they face is how to store the insulin as they don’t have fridge at their disposal. So, either they have to search for a medical shop or a suitable place where they can […]

Maha: Doctors remove key which was pierced in man’s skull

In a shocking incident from Ahmednagar, Maharashtra where patient was treated by doctors for a key which was had penetrated his skull

Maha: Doctors remove key which was pierced in man’s skullA 25-year-old man was admitted to Anand Rishi Hospital with a key which was stuck in his skull. Doctors treated him by performing a procedure known as craniotomy also known which burr hole surgery. This is a surgical operation in which a bone flap is temporarily removed from the skull to access the brain. The […]

Are you appearing for NEET exams? Then, dress right  

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has come out with the dress code for students taking the upcoming NEET exam. While issuing the admit cards for the National Eligibility-cum Entrance Test (NEET) for students willing to pursue MBBS and BDS at medical colleges, the board has advised candidates to come in ‘light-coloured half sleeves dress’ and ‘not to wear shoes.’

Are you appearing for NEET exams? Then, dress right  The NEET exam will be conducted on May 06, from 10 am to 1 pm. “The schedule will remain unaltered even if the date of the test is declared a public holiday,” CBSE said in a statement. Reiterating the dress code it announced in 2017, the board has added that the candidates will have to […]

Know about urinary tract infection, its causes, symptoms and remedies

Urinary tract infections are caused by microbes such as bacteria overcoming the body's defences in the urinary tract. They can affect the kidneys, bladder, and the tubes that run between them. Women are at greater risk of developing a UTI than are men. Infection limited to your bladder can be painful and annoying. Doctors typically treat urinary tract infections with antibiotics

Know about urinary tract infection, its causes, symptoms and remediesUrinary tract infection, also referred to as UTI, is caused due to the microbes such as bacteria infecting the urinary tract. The majority of the urinary tract infections are caused by the E-coli bacteria, which is usually found in the digestive system of a human body. Sometimes women face recurrent UTI’s as well. People of […]

How to protect your eyes from heat this summer

With mercury levels rising, we present you with quick tips on how to prevent eye problems during summer to ensure your eyes remain healthy

How to protect your eyes from heat this summerMumbai and Maharashtra are reeling under severe summer heat. The temperature has already touched the mark of 40 degrees in several districts of Maharashtra. The unbearable summer heat is brought a large variety of diseases along with it. Dust and sand particles and cause irritation in the eyes. During the summer people are affected with […]

POSCO Act: Child rapists to be awarded death penalty

The government had informed the Supreme Court on Friday that it was actively considering amending the penal law to introduce death penalty to those convicted of sexually abusing children up to 12 years of age

POSCO Act: Child rapists to be awarded death penaltyThe criminal law amendment ordinance seeks to amend the IPC, the Evidence Act, CrPC and the POCSO Act. Minimum punishment in case of rape of women has been increased from rigorous imprisonment of 7 years to 10 years, extendable to life imprisonment; in case of gang rape of a girl below 12 years, punishment will […]