#WorldAIDSDay: Horoscopes will not shape your future, a blood test surely will

 She was humiliated beyond extent and ridiculed by society with constant taunts and insulted on every step of her life. She was shamed, crushed and shunned at each and every moment. People did their best to pull her down. But, she firmly stood her ground

#WorldAIDSDay: Horoscopes will not shape your future, a blood test surely willIn a society where HIV positive people are still stigmatised, labelled and judged, Ratna Jadhav, a 40-year-old woman from Beed, Maharashtra, is making her presence felt, and making sure that her voice is heard loud and clear. She will not budge down to pressure or societal norms. Ratna herself is an HIV positive person. But, […]

People diagnosed with AIDS drops by 56%, states MDACS

On the eve of World AIDS Day, celebrated on December 1, My Medical Mantra looks at the stigma attached to the disease, how far we have come, how close are we to achieve our dream to banish it and what initiatives are being taken by the government

People diagnosed with AIDS drops by 56%, states MDACSAccording to The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS); the world will be done away AIDS before 2030. Given that the disease has been around for a very long time, many initiatives have been taken from time to time by the government to eliminate the same. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has been a massive step […]

‘I wish I had dropped her to station yesterday’

Says husband of a 28-year-old Shraddha Nagaonkar, who was shocked by the dreadful incident but she is recuperating well after the injury. However, for a lot of people, the injuries have left an indelible impression. Those injured in the mishap yesterday, have been given a financial aid of Rs 50,000 in cash by the rail authorities, claim families

‘I wish I had dropped her to station yesterday’The gruesome Friday stampede not only snatched away the loved ones of their families but also left dozens of people injured. But for those who are injured, the scars are not only on the body but also on their mind. And amongst one of them is Shraddha Nagaonkar. If you happened to visit ward number […]