Organ donation: Brain-dead woman helps save three lives in Aurangabad

The family of a 25-year-old woman consented to donate her organs after she was declared brain-dead, this selfless act went on to save three patients who were waiting for an organ transplant. This was the 6th organ donation which has taken place in Aurangabad, so far this year

Organ donation: Brain-dead woman helps save three lives in AurangabadA cadaver donation took place at Aurangabad’s Manik Hospital on Wednesday, August 22.  Shubhada Bane (name changed), a 25-year-old female patient became brain-dead, due to bleeding in the brain. The doctors at the hospital stated, that upon examination they found out that she had a tumour in the brain. This resulted in a large circulation […]

Aurangabad: Cadaver donation gives new lease of life to three

The family of a 55-year-old Nanded woman agreed to donate her organs after she was declared brain-dead youth, their decision helped save three patients who were waiting for an organ transplant, by giving them a second chance to live. This is Aurangabad’s 19th organ donation

Aurangabad: Cadaver donation gives new lease of life to threeA cadaver donation occurred today at Sunrise Hospital in Nanded, Maharashtra. A 55-year-old woman was recently admitted to the hospital after she met with a road accident. After a few days of treatment, her condition deteriorated and she was declared brain-dead by the doctors. After counselling, the bereaved family made a brave decision to donate […]

Aurangabad: 7-year-old girl holds saline bottle in hand beside her father’s bed

In a heart-wrenching incident which came to light, a 7-year-old girl, from Aurangabad, Maharashtra, was holding on to a saline bottle, for about half an hour, next to her ailing father's bed, as there was no stand available in the hospital to hang the saline bottle

Aurangabad: 7-year-old girl holds saline bottle in hand beside her father’s bedOn Wednesday, a photo of a 7-year-old girl went viral on social media. This girl was standing next to her ailing father’s bed, holding on a saline bottle in her right hand. She was trying to hold the bottle as high as she possibly could, so the saline can flow properly without any hindrance. The […]

Superfast Express halts its journey, to save a two-year-old on-board

Railway authorities swung into action to save the life of a two-year-old Rudra who was having a severe fever on board Jaipur-Hyderabad superfast express. Generally, the superfast express does not get a halt on minor stations, but the railway took a decision to halt the train at Lasur station to help provide emergency medical aid to this two-year-old toddler

Superfast Express halts its journey, to save a two-year-old on-boardIt was a regular Wednesday evening for the passengers of Jaipur-Hyderabad superfast express and the railway staff manning the control room between Nanded and Aurangabad divisions. But, suddenly a phone call received by the Nanded railway division office, changed the relaxed atmosphere altogether. Two-year-old Rudra Sharma was traveling with his family on-board. Rudra, who was […]

Aurangabad: Ghati Hospital resident doctors call off mass bunk

Resident doctors agreed to resume their duty after speaking with the hospital administration. They had organised this mass bunk in response to an assault on one of their colleagues

Aurangabad: Ghati Hospital resident doctors call off mass bunkOn Wednesday, April 25, Dr Harshad Chavan was manhandled by a group of 20 odd men who were accompanying a patient at Aurangabad’s Ghati Hospital. To show their solidarity against this attack, 322 resident doctors who work at the hospital had organised a mass bunk. They have not joined their duty since past three two […]

Aurangabad: Resident doctor attacked by angry mob, colleagues on mass bunk

In a fresh case of assault on doctors, on Wednesday, April 25, a resident doctor working at Ghati Hospital, Aurangabad was attacked during his night rounds

Aurangabad: Resident doctor attacked by angry mob, colleagues on mass bunkDr Harshad Chavan had asked a group of 20 odd men who were accompanying a patient, to vacate the ward and wait outside, upon this they lost their cool and began to beat the doctor. In retaliation of this attack, 322 resident doctors who work at the hospital have organised a mass bunk. They have […]

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 […]

Aurangabad: Hospital fire doused, no injuries reported

 Today, a fire broke out at Aurangabad's, Manik Super Speciality Hospital in Jawahar Nagar. The fire reportedly started at 12 noon. The blaze started on the ground floor, where few patients were present

Aurangabad: Hospital fire doused, no injuries reportedThe fire had spread out to the first and second floor. Six fire engines were pressed into service for putting out the fire. 40 patients were evacuated from the hospital and taken to different hospitals in Aurangabad. Fortunately, there were no injuries reported. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Chief Fire officer Aurangabad R K Sure, […]

Giant cell tumour: Doctors save woman’s leg from amputation

Doctors from Aurangabad’s Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) recently performed a surgery on a 25-year-old woman with a tumour in her leg. The operation was challenging for the doctors as they had to extract the tumour without amputating the patient’s leg

Giant cell tumour: Doctors save woman’s leg from amputationUsha Wadhekar, a 25-year-old woman, residing in Beed was suffering from excruciating knee pain in her left leg since the last several months. Upon diagnosis it was revealed that she was suffering from a malignant tumour known as an osteoclastoma. This is a type of tumour characterised by massive destruction of the end (epiphysis) of […]

Good news: Maha witnesses improvement in the organ donation figures

While the state had seen 132 cadaver organ donations in total in 2016, it has witnessed 135, this year. In the year 2015, the total number of cadaver donations was 61, while the last year it had seen a significant increase, by taking the total up to 132. While Pune topped the list in 2016, this year Mumbai has topped the list

Good news: Maha witnesses improvement in the organ donation figuresWith a slight improvement in the organ donation figures of Maharashtra, Mumbai has seen the highest donation in state since January 1, 2017 till date. While the state had witnessed an unprecedented rise in organ donation in 2016, this year, the bar has been raised. In the year 2015, the total number of cadaver donations […]
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