Cardiac arrest prevention tips: Know about the best strategies to keep heart healthy

Scared of developing cardiac arrest? Here’s how to keep your heart healthy

Cardiac arrest prevention tips: Know about the best strategies to keep heart healthySudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is an unforgiving condition that doesn’t choose its victims, whether they’re children or adults. It’s not modest either, taking the lives of around 200,000 teens and children on a yearly level, according to statistics. However, there is hope to be found, since these deaths can be prevented if you learn to […]

Hands-only CPR vs. standard CPR with mouth-to-mouth breathing: Which is better?

A new large-scale study in Sweden suggests that hands-only CPR is as effective as the standard approach even without mouth-to-mouth breathing

Hands-only CPR vs. standard CPR with mouth-to-mouth breathing: Which is better?Calling an ambulance is always the first and best option when someone suddenly collapsed or stopped breathing near you. It may be due to cardiac arrest, drowning or other factors that could lead to problems in the body’s functions. But first responders cannot always promise to arrive on time and fast. They may face unexpected […]

IMA Pune begins unique initiative to impart CPR training

IMA Pune has started a unique initiative for emergency medical services. The doctors are going to different societies, government departments and colleges in Pune to give basic training on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

IMA Pune begins unique initiative to impart CPR trainingAny society, club, school or college who want the training can now contact IMA Pune’s doctors and they will come and deliver training at your doorstep. Dr Sanjay Patil, President of IMA Pune, said, “One of our doctor’s relative was saved because the person got timely CPR. This incident triggered us all to start providing […]

Nagpur: Policemen and other security personnel to receive CPR training by IMA

The Indian Medical Association (IMA), Nagpur branch, has resolved to train more than 12,000 policemen, traffic cops, home guards, and other personnel in uniform from the city in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) during the course of this year

Nagpur: Policemen and other security personnel to receive CPR training by IMACPR is an emergency procedure followed to resume heartbeats of a person in case of cardiac arrest. By learning about the CPR, security personnel will not feel afraid in case someone suffers from a heart attack. They will become more confident in handling emergency situations. It will allow them to provide timely assistance to the […]

Docs save 5-year-old girl who had a light bulb lodged in her lung

A team effort was instrumental in saving the child. The doctors involved achieved a successful outcome which ultimately helped save the child from any disastrous complications

Docs save 5-year-old girl who had a light bulb lodged in her lungA five-year-old girl was recently admitted to Lilavati Hospital at Bandra Reclamation after being transferred from another hospital with a case history of having accidentally inhaled a foreign body. An attempt was made to remove the object ‘endoscopically’ as it was presumed to be in the food pipe but later, once confirmed to be in […]

This baby boy survived twenty-five heart attacks in one day!

A nine-month old baby stunned doctors after he survived 25 heart attacks in a single day - believed to be the most ever suffered in 24 hours by one person in the UK. Theo Fry, now 19 months old, has had 30 cardiac arrests in total and has also been through 17 operations, all before his first birthday

This baby boy survived twenty-five heart attacks in one day!When he was just nine months old, Theo survived an incredible twenty-five heart attacks in 24 hours, this is thought to be the most ever seen by UK medics in one person in one day. His fight for life had begun at eight days old – and before his first birthday he had fought off […]

Joining the fitness bandwagon this year? Here are tips to get you through

Participating in marathons, cyclothons and walkathons has indeed become the latest trend in metropolitan cities. With many fitness enthusiasts, athletes and people of all age groups participating in long & short distance events, numbers of participation platforms have also significantly increased. Smaller cities across the country are also joining the league to glorify the ‘thon’ trend

Joining the fitness bandwagon this year? Here are tips to get you throughWhile most participants in such events are equipped with the right knowledge and train much before the event, others seldom have any training or guidance, thereby upping their risk of injury. Here are a few tips one must follow to have an injury-free ‘thon.’ Do not take it sluggishly: One should not go from zero […]

Hyderabad: Son’s go on rage fuelled rampage after mother’s death, vandalise hospital

Three brothers vandalised the hospital on Monday night after the death of their mother. It was a night of mayhem as the brothers went on a rampage in the hospital, and also assaulted the policemen as well

Hyderabad: Son’s go on rage fuelled rampage after mother’s death, vandalise hospitalA mob on Monday damaged properties of the Global Hospital in Lakdi-ka-pul after the death of 45-year-old Samina Begum. Samina who was being treated for lung disease died while undergoing treatment. Angry family members damaged the furniture and tried to attack the doctors. Meanwhile, the security guards rushed in and controlled the mob. Shameen suffered […]

Mid-flight emergency: Doctor performs CPR to revive 57-year-old man

A doctor from B J Medical Government College in Pune helped saved the life of a man on flight. The doctor reviving the cardiac arrest victim. in the nick of time

Mid-flight emergency: Doctor performs CPR to revive 57-year-old manDr Udaan Rajput was travelling from Nagpur to Pune by Go Air flight G8, 284 on December 17, when pilot announced if there was a doctor on flight as there was a sudden medical emergency. Ashok Jadhav, (57), hailing from Kolhapur had a sudden cardiac arrest. “I immediately checked his pulse and respiration; he was […]

Yoga reduces the risk of having a second cardiac arrest, finds study

In a unique study done with the collaboration of the ICMR (India) and Medical Research Council (UK), it was revealed that Yoga had beneficial effects in preventing the risk of a person suffering a second cardiac arrest. The study suggests that Yoga-based Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) can greatly help improve the patients health and help them recover in a safe and stable environment

Yoga reduces the risk of having a second cardiac arrest, finds studyThe first-of-its-kind study was jointly funded by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Medical Research Council (UK). The study was done at 24 centres across India. Patients who have suffered a heart attack were asked to undergo a Yoga-Cardiac Rehabilitation program. 4,000 patients were included in the study, had suffered a heart attack […]
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