A 6-year-old girl treated for a metallic rod which pierced into her brain

A 6-year-old girl treated for a metallic rod which pierced into her brainSejal Yadav, a 6-year-old girl fall from 8ft height on a metallic rod of about 3ft metallic rod pierced into the head resulting penetrating injury at right frontal-parietal region while playing at Chembur. When she presented, she was unconscious. Family relatives of Sejal Yadav removed the rod on the site and took her to local Hospital for further treatment. […]

How to take care of asthma in winters

Dr Arvind Kate, a Pulmonologist at Zen Multi-speciality Hospital, Chembur, shares various symptoms of asthma and explains how to prevent asthma attacks in winters

How to take care of asthma in wintersAsthma is an epidemic in the making. India has witnessed a whopping 43% surge in its incidence since 2013. One of the major causes of concern is the growing rate of pollution in our country. According to a recent report, globally, thirteen of the most polluted cities, of top 20, are in India. One of […]

World Heart Day: Mumbaikar receives heart from brain-dead donor

The husband of the deceased consents to donate his brain-dead wife’s heart, liver and kidneys. This organ donation marked Fortis Hospital’s 84th heart transplant, so far this year

World Heart Day: Mumbaikar receives heart from brain-dead donorA team of cardiac experts at Fortis Hospital, Mulund led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head-Cardiac Transplant Team, successfully conducted a heart transplant to save the life of a 37-year-old female, Nita Desai (name changed) from Chembur, Mumbai, yesterday which also happened to be the eve of World Heart Day. This life saving transplant, which marks […]

Rare case where organs were shifted to left side of the body, successfully operated

Due to diaphragmatic hernia all the major organ including heart, chest, lung, and wind pipe of a 58-year-old nurse were shifted to left side of her body. A diaphragmatic hernia is very common among children but very rare in adults. A team of doctors has successfully operated a 58-year-old nurse with the use of 3D laparoscopic surgery

Rare case where organs were shifted to left side of the body, successfully operatedEarlier, the woman had undergone open surgery for diaphragmatic hernia which failed, laparoscopic was the only option to perform another surgery. A team led by director and surgical gastroenterologist, Dr Roy Patankar performed a successful rare 3D laparoscopic surgery for diaphragmatic hernia for a 58-year-old nurse Chandrakala at Zen Multispecialty Hospital in Chembur. Chandrakala from […]

Chembur BPCL blast: 5 workers in ICCU, 2 critical

In total, 43 BPCL workers were injured in the blast out of which 21 were treated at the refinery itself and allowed to go home, while 22 workers were shifted to Shushrut Hospital in Sion. Among these 22 workers, 5 are admitted in the ICCU and 2 among them remain in a critical condition

Chembur BPCL blast: 5 workers in ICCU, 2 criticalA regular work day turned into a horrific event, when a blast occurred at the BPCL refinery at Mahul road in Chembur area of Mumbai. The blast occurred caught fire at around 3 pm. Fire and smoke was seen emanating at the refinery near the Eastern Freeway in Chembur. The vibrations of the blast extended […]

Chembur BPCL blast: Terrified workers shares first-hand account, 41 injured

Two employees of the Bharat Petroleum plant in Chembur share eyewitness account

Chembur BPCL blast: Terrified workers shares first-hand account, 41 injuredA few people have been injured in the blast which took place in the BCPL refinery at Chembur. The Bharat Petroleum refinery at Mahul road in Chembur area of Mumbai caught fire at around 3 pm. Fire and smoke was seen emanating at BPCL’ s refinery near the Eastern Freeway in Chembur. The blast was […]

Major blast at Bharat Petroleum plant in Chembur, few injured

Major fire breaks out at Bharat Petroleum plant in Mahul, Chembur. Around 9 fire trucks are at the spot

Major blast at Bharat Petroleum plant in Chembur, few injuredLevel- III fire breaks out at Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited-RMP plant in Chembur; 9 fire tenders, 2 foam tenders and 2 jumbo tankers have been pressed into service at the spot. The incident reportedly took place at around 3:00 pm. Fire confirmed to hydrogen tank in BPCL Refinery, states Fire brigade chief. Nearby buildings were […]

Mumbai rains: ‘One Rupee Clinics’ come to the rescue of stranded Mumbaikars

The maximum city battled the floods with open arms by almost every hospital trying to help the patients. One rupee Clinic, an initiative by voluntary doctors at various railway stations helped various people with food and tea

Mumbai rains: ‘One Rupee Clinics’ come to the rescue of stranded MumbaikarsTuesday, August 29, was all about helping one another in whatever way possible. ‘One Rupee Clinic,’ an initiative by voluntary doctors at various railway stations helped various people with food and tea. These were people stranded in different places without a way to reach home. The maximum city battled the floods with open arms and […]