How to prevent choking: The safe and easy way

The Heimlich manoeuvre works by creating an artificial cough. By pushing on the diaphragm, the manoeuvre forces air out of the lungs and up through the throat, forcing a trapped object out

How to prevent choking: The safe and easy wayIn 1972, a doctor from Cincinnati read a story about choking. At the time, choking was the sixth leading cause of accidental death. These statistics inspired the doctor to devise a simple way to prevent these deaths from happening. The procedure became known as the Heimlich manoeuvre. The Heimlich manoeuvre works by creating an artificial […]

Mumbai toddler with rarest of rare health condition treated successfully

Two-month-old Trombay resident Ziyad’s was suffering from Bilateral Morgagni Hernia, wherein a hole is developed in diaphragm-muscular sheet which separates organs within the abdomen from the chest

Mumbai toddler with rarest of rare health condition treated successfully“Ziyad was born last year on October 24 in Jalna (Maharashtra). He was born normal, but two months later, he started coughing continuously. Initially, we thought it was a normal cough and cold, but when he started breathing heavily, we were worried,” said Yusuf Yunus, Ziyad’s father. Ziyad’s X-ray reports came as a shock to […]