Beneficial yoga asanas for treating hypertension

According to a report published in Nature journal, Hypertension is directly responsible for 57% of all stroke deaths and 24% of all coronary heart disease deaths in India.

Beneficial yoga asanas for treating hypertensionHypertension – also known as high blood pressure. Blood vessels act as carriers of blood from the heart to other parts of the body. High blood pressure caused due to the force of blood pushing against the walls of vessels. High blood pressure can lead to heart attacks, strokes and death. High blood pressure is […]

Goa: Back to India, CM Parrikar resumes office

Goa CM Mahonar Parrikar was undergoing treatment in the US, for pancreatic ailment. He was out of Goa for almost three months. After returning to home on Thursday evening, CM immediately took charge of the office on Friday

Goa: Back to India, CM Parrikar resumes officeAfter undergoing treatment in the United States for over three months, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has returned to Goa on Thursday On June 15, Parrikar resumed his office in the morning and had a meeting with the state department officers  The Goa CM has released a video message for the people of Goa, after […]

Giving ‘asha’ to women: Meet this young ‘Padman’ from Pune

While everyone has watched the Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Padman’ on silver screen, Pune has got a real-life Padman. Sachin Ashasubhash, a 25-year-old youngster from Pune who is making sanitary pads since the last eight months which are distributed free-of-cost in the rural areas of Maharashtra

Giving ‘asha’ to women: Meet this young ‘Padman’ from PuneAshasubhash has employed six needy women for the project who makes around 5,000 pads every month. The initiative is being run on the concept of cross subsidisation. It all started when Sachin used to distribute old clothes to needy people around a year ago. “When I used to go and visit marginalised communities, I realised […]

Excess sugar is more harmful to your body than you think

Sugar is sweet, but too much of it can sour your health. Whole foods like fruits, veggies, dairy, and grains have natural sugars. Your body digests those carbs slowly so your cells get a steady supply of energy. Added sugars, on the other hand, come in packaged foods and drinks. Your body does not need any added sugars

Excess sugar is more harmful to your body than you thinkHow much is too much? The American Heart Association recommends no more than 6 teaspoons (25 grams) of added sugar a day for women and 9 teaspoons (36 grams) for men. Weight Gain Sugar-sweetened beverages are a big source of added sugar. If you drink a can of soda every day and don’t trim calories […]

‘People should file complaint if a hospital asks for blood’

On the occasion of World Blood Donor Day, My Medical Mantra talked with Dr Arun Thorat, Assistant Director of State Blood Transfusion Council (SBTC). The officer claims that replacement blood donation in the form of deemed blood donation should be totally stopped

‘People should file complaint if a hospital asks for blood’He also said that people should come and register a former complaint with SBTC, if any of the hospital was found to be charging for more than the processing fee for blood or asks for replacement blood. In an interview with My Medical Mantra, Dr Arun Thorat spoke about the issues affecting the process of […]

Ayushman Bharat: 20 states sign MoU for implementing National Health Protection Mission

JP Nadda emphasised that the success of the scheme hinges upon the active participation of the states. States need to own the scheme while centre will design the policy framework with all possible flexibility and support

Ayushman Bharat: 20 states sign MoU for implementing National Health Protection MissionUnion Minister of Health and Family Welfare, JP Nadda exchanged the Memorandum of Understanding with the state health ministers of 20 states marking their commitment towards the launch of the Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM) at a Health Ministers conclave today. Expressing gratitude to the Prime Minister, JP Nadda stated that we […]

Maha: ‘Schools to celebrate yoga day on 21st of every month’

Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawade has come up with a proposal to celebrate Yoga Day on 21st of every month. He has suggested that all the schools in Maharashtra, should keep a fixed time on this date dedicated for yoga

Maha: ‘Schools to celebrate yoga day on 21st of every month’The United Nations had accepted the resolution to celebrate International Yoga Day on June 21, on 11 December 2014. As the International Yoga Day is around the corner, Education Minister Vinod Tawade has come up with an innovative idea to inculcate yoga in the daily routine of the school students. While addressing a meeting with […]

Nipah virus: Kerala withdraws travel advisory

The Kerala government has lifted the travel advisory it had issued in the wake of the outbreak of deadly Nipah virus last month, that has claimed 17 lives so far. Health secretary Rajeev Sadanandan said in a statement here that it was now safe to travel to any part of the state

Nipah virus: Kerala withdraws travel advisoryKerala government has withdrawn travel advisory that it had issued on May 22 and 25 in view of Nipah virus. The travel advisory had asked people to avoid the districts of Kozhikode, Malappuram, Wayanad and Kannur. This has now been retracted. Additional Chief Secretary of State Health and Family Welfare Department, Rajeev Sadanandan, issued a […]

Here’s how you can tackle these 5 deadly monsoon related diseases

When the monsoons hit the country, a whiff of damp Earth engulfs our senses; we are often habituated to sipping on a cup of hot tea with a plate of our favourite comfort snacks, listening to 90’s retro music and enjoying the sound of raindrops. However, the reality of the seasonal situation is a bit different

Here’s how you can tackle these 5 deadly monsoon related diseasesMost common difficulties faced are seasonal illnesses, which are a package monsoon deal. Often caused due to environmental factors, here are the five most common monsoon diseases that you need to look out for. Preparing to tackle them effectively is half the battle won. Dengue A disease spread by mosquitoes that typically bite early in […]

Pune: Accident victim’s wife receives 5 lakh from health department

Even though she is affected by the grief of her husband’s recent death, Sunita Jadhvar, a 38-year-old woman, isn’t worried about the financial future of her family. She has become the first beneficiary of Pune Health Department’s Pandit Deendayal Upadhyal Accidental insurance scheme

Pune: Accident victim’s wife receives 5 lakh from health departmentThis exclusive scheme of Pune Municipal Corporation’s Heath Department, gives five lakh rupees aid to those who have died in accident and who were paying residential property tax. Dr Sanjeev Wavare, Assistant Medical Officer of Health, (AMOH), Pune, said, “This scheme is launched in this financial year. We are happy that we have got the […]
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