‘Affordable transplants are the need of the hour’

As a part of our affordable transplant series, we take a look at how transplants in the country need to be made affordable for everyone. As per experts, private hospitals are not very feasible when it comes to organ transplants

‘Affordable transplants are the need of the hour’Organ donation can save and enrich lives. Unfortunately, the need for organ donors is much greater than the number of people who actually donate. If you look around you, you will most definitely come across at least one person requiring an organ transplant. But, the scenario is changing. The year 2017, recorded the highest cadaver organ […]

‘7 Among 1,000 kids in India, suffer from cleft lips and cleft palate,’ say experts

Cleft lips and cleft palate, a birth defect is basically a medical condition where there is no proper growth of lips during the gestation period. Around 30-40 children suffering this were seen in the health camp which was organized in Aurangabad. Experts say that this birth defect can be treated by plastic surgery

‘7 Among 1,000 kids in India, suffer from cleft lips and cleft palate,’ say expertsAccording to experts, the number of babies with Cleft lips and Cleft palate in India has increased over the years. As compared to the western countries, Asian region witnessed more babies born with Cleft lips and Cleft palate. According to the experts, 7 Among 1,000 kids in India, suffer from cleft lips and cleft palate. Let’s take the […]

Meet a doctor who ‘acts’ to highlight a social cause

Dr Anant Kadethankar is renowned in Aurangabad as well as in the army hospital. Since the year 1995, Dr Kadethankar is serving the patients for free, in the Aurangabad’s army hospital from past 22 years

Meet a doctor who ‘acts’ to highlight a social causeDr Kadethankar served the country for five years. After that, he started giving free treatment to the patient’s in the army hospital. In the year 2014, the Army honoured him with certificate for treating the patients. He served in Indian Army’s medical core regiment. Dr Kadethankar is multi-talented. He is a cardiologist, an actor, director, […]

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 ocassion 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, […]

Aurangabad: Nurse arrested in connection with illegal abortion

The police have arrested a nurse in Aurangabad for allegedly carrying out illegal abortions. A woman, who was coerced to undergo an abortion by her family, filed a case against the nurse. The police have seized abortion pills and instruments required to carry out an abortion from her house

Aurangabad: Nurse arrested in connection with illegal abortionThe Aurangabad police have arrested a nurse, after a woman filed a complaint with the police against the nurse alleging her of conducting illegal abortions. Lalita Khade, a 40 year-old woman, was arrested on Friday from Bhalgaon area of Aurangabad. According to the police, Lalita Khade was working as a nurse, but since the past few months […]

Fitness first: Type 1 diabetes patients trek to Kalsubai

A two-day trek to Kalsubai Peak in Igatpuri, the highest peak in Maharashtra will be climbed by 23 children and young adults (aged 16-22 years) from 13 cities, across India. With an aim to raise awareness regarding on type 1 diabetes (T1D) - Diabetes India, Udaan and Sanofi India have come up with a unique initiative called ‘OneUp’ gave an opportunity to children to up their fitness levels

Fitness first: Type 1 diabetes patients trek to  KalsubaiAccording to the International Diabetes Federation’s (IDF’s) Diabetes Atlas, India stands second amongst the top ten countries for the number of children with type 1 diabetes (0 to 14 years) and the numbers are increasing by around 3 per cent every year, particularly among children. With an aim to raise awareness regarding on type 1 diabetes […]

Organ donation: 19-year-old youth, gives new life to three

A plane was arranged to transport his heart from Latur to Mumbai and a green corridor was created to transport his heart to Mumbai. His kidneys went to patients awaiting a transplant in Aurangabad

Organ donation: 19-year-old youth, gives new life to threeA 19-year-old boy from Latur has given a new lease of life to 3 people waiting for donor organs. The boy Kiran Sunil Lobhe was electrocuted at his residence. He was then taken to a private hospital. After being declared brain-dead, yesterday afternoon and the family being counselled, his body was then shifted to Government […]

An engineer from Navi Mumbai gives new life to four

The deceased had met with a bike accident on September 21 and was declared brain-dead on September 23. This is Mumbai's 41st cadaver organ donation, this year

An engineer from Navi Mumbai gives new life to fourA Navi Mumbai engineer gave new lease of life to four people waiting for donor organs for transplant after he was declared brain-dead at Apollo Hospital, Navi Mumbai on September 23. Lokesh Gholap was on his way to the office on his bike when he met with accident on September 21 on the Thane-Belapur road. […]

Doctor steps in as ‘Good Samaritan’ helps in easing treatment of  farmer’s son

A sick baby who is just 4 months old baby was accompanied by his grandparents when they had visited Dr Amol’s hospital. Dr Amol, who hails from Vijapur, Aurangabad, helped the poor grandparents who are farmers, by reducing the bill amount and promising vaccination for free. He says farmers are not only economically and mentally weak. All what they need are a few comforting words

Doctor steps in as ‘Good Samaritan’ helps in easing treatment of  farmer’s sonFarmers in Maharashtra are reeling under severe crises, drought since the last three consecutive years and now the prices of the agri-products have touched a new low. Due to which the debt ridden farmers are committing suicide. But, there are ‘Good Samaritans’, who are stepping forward to help the farmers in whatever and whichever way […]

Born with a disorganised ‘right heart’ boy survives complex surgery

Sanket was diagnosed with a complex heart defect, wherein the heart was located in the right side of the chest. All the heart chambers and arteries were interchanged. Also there was large hole in the heart. The artery to the lungs was narrow due to this there was extremely poor supply of impure blood to the lungs for purification

Born with a disorganised ‘right heart’ boy survives complex surgerySanket More is looking forward to return to school and play with his friends. The six-years –old boy recently underwent a successful complex heart surgery at Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital. A son to parents who are farmers from Aurangabad district of Maharashtra. His mother said his recovery was possible in part to his […]