Mumbai reports 128 cases of hepatitis in July

Hepatitis A and E remains to be a life threating disease for pregnant women. According to a report released by the BMC's health department, 135 pregnant women lost their lives to due to the hepatitis A and E infection in last the three years

Mumbai reports 128 cases of hepatitis in JulyOn the eve of World Hepatitis Day which is marked on July 28, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) released the number of hepatitis cases reported in the city. There are 128 cases of hepatitis which were reported till in the month of July (until July 26). Speaking about the number of increasing cases of hepatitis, BMC’s […]

Mumbai doctor treats twins with rare single-gene disorder

Doctors say Sanfilippo syndrome occurs among six children in a million. They emphasised on the need to evaluate such patients in a holistic manner

Mumbai doctor treats twins with rare single-gene disorderWhen Rajesh and Kavita K’s twins Lalita and Prerna (all names changed) were born, they were ecstatic. The couple in early 30s looked forward to a happy family life and raise their daughters to the best of their capacity. However, life had different plans for Rajesh and Kavita. They soon found themselves visiting doctors, trying […]

GT hospital offers cosmetic surgery with latest technology

Whether a man or a woman, every one craves for good looks and an attractive persona. For which make endless trips to the parlours and salons. Now-a-a-days, people are also heading for cosmetic surgeries, to enhance their body and looks. Cosmetic surgery has increasingly popular over recent years with a number of women, and men, opting for a number of procedures. And now, there will be an easy availability of cosmetic surgeries government hospital

GT hospital offers cosmetic surgery with latest technologyPrivate hospitals charge a huge amount for cosmetic surgery. Hence, it cannot be afforded by each and every one. This is why this cosmetic surgery has been made available for the common people in the Government Hospital. Few-days-ago, Gokuldas Tejpal Hospital started offering laser cosmetic surgery. And in Mumbai, G.T Hospital is the first government […]

‘Centre’s guidelines to rehabilitate mentally ill should be implemented without manipulation’ demand experts

Social workers and experts in the field have welcomed the judgment but they have also raised concerns over the implementation of the guidelines and demanded that the court’s orders should be implemented without any manipulation

‘Centre’s guidelines to rehabilitate mentally ill should be implemented without manipulation’ demand expertsOn July 10, the Supreme Court ordered all the states and Union territories of India to implement the guidelines formulated by the Centre to ensure social security and a rehabilitation program for persons treated and recovering from mental illness. Social workers and experts in the field have welcomed the judgment but they have also raised […]

To curb menace of bogus doctors, IMA designs logo for allopathy doctors

To nab the bogus doctors, two year ago, the allopathic doctors association decided to come out with the logo which would only be used by the allopathic doctors. This will give help in providing an individual identity to MBBS doctors across the country. So the next time when you visit a doctor, don’t forget to check the logo

To curb menace of bogus doctors, IMA designs logo for allopathy doctors  When you come across a doctor’s car, the first thing which you notice is a (+) mark. The (+) mark indicates that it’s a doctor’s car. The +mark is doctor’s identity since many years. But often this mark is misused by the bogus doctors to fill their pockets. So to curb the practices of […]

23-year-old woman with ‘magic mushroom’ addiction puzzles city doctor

After cases of youngsters using the drug, Spice, were reported, doctors and psychiatrists say they are treating youngsters who are using this gateway drug that is known to create heightened state of ecstasy lasting about eight hours

23-year-old woman with ‘magic mushroom’ addiction puzzles city doctorShikha Rao, a 23-year old, was detected with borderline personality disorder. While treating her, Dr Sagar Karia, realised she was also using magic mushroom, a party drug, known for hazardous hallucinogenic effects. “Shikha is already suffering from a personality disorder, added to which she has caught on to this addiction. Magic mushroom gives a high […]

‘I cheated death,’ says Ghatkopar building collapse survivor

A 40 year old building named Saisadan located near Shreyas theatre collapsed in Ghatkopar, Mumbai. But by god’s grace, 20 year-old Varsha Sakpal who worked in Sitam nursing home which was located in the building survived and narrated the whole incident

‘I cheated death,’ says Ghatkopar building collapse survivorConstruction workers were working, and suddenly the residents began shouting.  The building was shaking. And within no time, it collapsed. You must have surely got goose bumps after hearing this, but Varsha has faced this unfortunate incident. Varsha revealed that, “On Tuesday when the dreadful incident took place. The construction workers started off with their work […]

Strangers build a family on social media to support breast cancer patient

The social media group helps Nanded resident Trupti and her husband, Priyaranjan, with treatment costs as well as accommodation in Mumbai during her chemotherapy sessions

Strangers build a family on social media to support breast cancer patientAmidst cynicism surrounding social media, here’s a story affirming the fact that if used constructively, like everything else, it has the power to change lives. When Dr Charushila Jadhav from Bhopal read a message on social media seeking help for cancer treatment of Trupti from Nanded, he decided it was time to step up. He […]

KEM Hospital holds a unique radiology workshop

To guide undergraduate medical students on how to do an angioplasty for peripheral vascular disease, KEM Hospital conducted a workshop on angioplasty simulation. The prime motto of this workshop was to create awareness about radiology

KEM Hospital holds a unique radiology workshopThe radiology department at the KEM Hospital conducted one-of-a-kind workshop on angioplasty simulation for the medical students of the college. The idea was to give students an idea of how this procedure is conducted in case of a specific heart condition. “The idea is to create awareness about radiology. This is the first time that […]

Pune hospital initiates hepatitis awareness programme

After a whole family form Satara was diagnosed with hepatitis, the doctors from Deenanath Mangeshkar hospital has initiated the hepatitis awareness programme. The hospital has organized different events on world hepatitis day on July 28. Viral hepatitis has been recognized as a serious public health problem in India by the World Health Organisation (WHO) with over 50 million people infected with chronic hepatitis in the country

Pune hospital initiates hepatitis awareness programmeA case of 20-year-old, who developed an end-stage liver cancer, has triggered doctors from Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital to create awareness on hepatitis among the people. Last week, Mangesh (name changed) came to the city hospital with complaint of swelling of legs, jaundice and swelling of belly. After undergoing some tests, he was diagnosed with hepatitis […]