Menstrual hygiene: Mumbai docs distribute free sanitary pads to rural women

There is little awareness about menstrual hygiene and sanitary pads in the rural areas. In order address this doctors distributed sanitary napkins free of cost to rural women on Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s death anniversary. Doctors chose this day as a number of women from rural areas visit Mumbai to pay tribute to Dr Ambedkar

Menstrual hygiene: Mumbai docs distribute free sanitary pads to rural womenWomen in the remote rural areas generally don’t speak on the subject of menstruation. They aren’t aware about menstrual hygiene and the use of sanitary pads. Women living in villages still use old sarees, towels and napkins while menstruating. Hence, in order to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene, doctors from Mumbai distributed free sanitary pad […]

Rare: Boy born with torn jaw and three uvulas treated in Mumbai

According to the doctors, the case of having three uvulas is very rare. Such cases are found in only one among one lakh children. Apart from this birth defect, he was also born with a torn jaw

Rare: Boy born with torn jaw and three uvulas treated in MumbaiIn a rare medical case, doctors performed corrective surgery on a boy with three uvulas.  Ekjyot Singh, a two-year-old boy, was born with this condition due to a hereditary birth defect. Usually, everybody’s mouth has one uvula. The uvula is the fleshy piece of tissue hanging down over your tongue toward the back of your […]

Brothers at KEM hospital, parents still unaware

Among the families affected by the spine-chilling stampede, two brothers from Uttar Pradesh were also affected by this unfortunate incident. Though, their parents do not know about their condition, the brothers do not want to inform them and cause them unnecessary pain

Brothers at KEM hospital, parents still unawareWhile many parts of the KEM Hospital were lit up and rangoli patterns were made to celebrate Dussehra on Saturday, Dharmendra Patel (20), a resident of Sion Koliwada secretly wished to be in his hometown to celebrate the festival with his brother and parents in Uttar Pradesh. However, Patel only prayed for his younger brother, […]

Three youths come forward to lend a helping hand, when no one else did

In the Elphinstone stampede that unfolded today before our eyes Mumbai witness a gruesome spectacle, but these three youths reminded us not to be mere spectators in an emeregency or a diastarous situation. While performing this random act of kindness, they noticed that their fellow Mumbaikars were just bystanders to this incident who were busy clicking pictures on their phone, some of them were even making video recordings. This is a good example to follow

Three youths come forward to lend a helping hand, when no one else didThe horrific scenes and gruesome images of the Elphinstone stampede will be etched in our collective memory for several weeks and for the people have lost their loves today will endure these scars forever. A story which stands out today is a story of three friends who help people in spite of the horror and […]

Elphinstone stampede: Elder brother survives while younger one dies in stampede

In the stampede that took place today morning at Elphinstone station this morning. Akash Parab (19) and Rohit Parab (11) two brothers suffered through a terrible incident, while Akash has leg injuries, his brother Rohit is still missing

Elphinstone stampede: Elder brother survives while younger one dies in stampedeBrothers share a strong bond since childhood; they play together, take care of each other and grow up together. Then, imagine the sorrow of one brother losing the other. How overwhelming would it be for you? In the gruesome stampede that occurred during the peak hours at Mumbai’s Elphinstone station two brothers suffered an inexplicable […]

Elphinstone stampede: Passengers lose lives during morning rush hour

On Friday morning, an unfortunate and horrific stampede occurred at around 10:30 am, during morning rush hour amid a heavy downpour on a foot-over bridge in Mumbai's Elphinstone station, which connects two of the city's major local lines. While, many family members mourn the death of their loved ones

Elphinstone stampede: Passengers lose lives during morning rush hourBefore the incident took place, office-goers had gathered on the foot-over bridge connecting Elphinstone and Parel stations, where the  stampede took place. At least 22 passengers were killed and 39 were injured in a stampede at Mumbai’s Elphinstone railway station, amongst which was Richard Fernandes’s wife Theresa. Richard Fernandes, a Dadar resident  lost his 39-year-old wife […]

Bombay hospital’s renowned doc missing, police complaint lodged

Bombay hospital’s renowned gastroenterologist Dr Deepak Amarapurkar is missing, since, Tuesday afternoon. A missing complaint has been lodged. Meanwhile, speaking to My Medical Mantra, Jay Kumar, additional commissioner of police, central region, confirms that Dadar police station has received a missing complaint

Bombay hospital’s renowned doc missing, police complaint lodged  Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, a gastroenterologist at Bombay hospital,  left around 4:30 in the afternoon, from the hospital to Prabhadevi, where he resides. After which, Dr Amarapurkar is still missing. Meanwhile, Jay Kumar, additional commissioner of police, central region Mumbai, confirmed “Dr Amarapurkar has been missing since yesterday evening and a complaint has been received […]

Social media post rescues a cancer patient in heavy rains

Mumbai has come to standstill on Tuesday following a continuous rainfall. A man, Swapnil Nayak was taking his father to Nair hospital for treatment. After being stranded in the car at Dadar’s Hindmata flyover for almost 4 hours, Swapnil posted an SOS message on Facebook for help. His post became viral on the social media website and soon the people reached out to him for help

Social media post rescues a cancer patient in heavy rainsContinuous rainfall has made Mumbai to a standstill on Tuesday. As the clock struck noon, most of the streets and highways in the city started to be waterlogged. And, Dadar’s Hindmata flyover was no exception to this. A man, Swapnil Nayak was taking his father, who has been diagnosed with 4th-stage prostate cancer, to Nair hospital for […]

Mumbai rains: BMC rescues cancer patients, sends boats

Every minute of Mumbai's day today was nightmarish, as Mumbai is seeing heavy rainfall today, leaving various parts of the city severely waterlogged. Meanwhile, thousands of people were stranded, amongst them many were cancer patients. The patients were safely evacuated by BMC’s emergency department

Mumbai rains: BMC rescues cancer patients, sends boats  During afternoon, Hinadmata was amongst one of the area, severely waterlogged. And to top it all, 12 cancer patients were stuck at Hindmata Chowk. But Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC’s) emergency department turned out to be a boon for these cancer patients and they were safely rescued and placed in Sant Gadge Maharaj Dharamshala. Dadar’s […]