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 […]

Fortis Hospital hosts basic life support training for suburban police force

Over 400 Policemen and Policewomen from 8 Police stations across Ulhasnagar and Ambernath participated in this training program

Fortis Hospital hosts basic life support training for suburban police forceAs guardians of the city, Police are usually first on the scene of an emergency, often encountering life threatening situations. To further equip these guardians, team of doctors from Fortis Hospital, Kalyan conducted a Basic Life Support (BLS) training programme for the officers from Ulhasnagar and Ambernath, covering eight police stations from the October 25 […]

CISF personnel saves passenger after he suffered a cardiac arrest

After the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) jawan saved his life, the message of the medical emergency was immediately passed on to Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) medical team

CISF personnel saves passenger after he suffered a cardiac arrestThe domestic airport in Mumbai is one of the busiest domestic airports in the country. Together, they handle several thousands of passengers in a day. On October 26, a passenger named Satyanarayana Gubbala, who hails from Andhra Pradesh was scheduled to fly from Mumbai to Hyderabad, but he suddenly collapsed near Terminal- 2 at the […]

Heart disease common among firefighters who die of cardiac arrest, finds study

Most firefighters who die from cardiac arrest turn out to have narrowing of the heart arteries or structural damage in their hearts, a recent study suggests

Heart disease common among firefighters who die of cardiac arrest, finds studyWhen firefighters become suddenly incapacitated on the job, it endangers their lives. It may also put other lives at risk as they work to rescue people from burning buildings or douse flames before they spread, researchers note in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Despite this obvious risk, research to date hasn’t offered a […]

Alcohol abuse in young adults and its impact on heart

Dr Hasmukh Rawat, a Senior Interventional Cardiologist and HOD - Cardiology, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, shares how alcohol consumption can affect the health of the heart, and what problems it can cause

Alcohol abuse in young adults and its impact on heartWe all are aware of the fact that too much of anything can turn out to be bad for you. Today, young adults do not understand the importance of preventive health care and turn a deaf ear to the most advice given in this regard. For a majority of this group, socially recognised lifestyle habit […]
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