Mumbai Kamala Mills fire: ‘They all died due to suffocation’

A massive fire broke out in Mumbai. As per BMC’s disaster management’s information, at least 14 people lost their lives and 26 are injured. The reason of the fire is still unknown. Many people were present in the pub when the fire broke. As per fire brigade officials, the reason of the fire is still unknown. […]

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Nagpur: Docs help patients with mental health problem to get a new identity

The doctors of the regional mental hospital of Nagpur, have started giving new birth dates and names to those who do not remember anything. Based on this information, the doctors are going to give them Aadhar card. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Praveen Navkhare, medical superintendent, of regional mental hospital, Nagpur, said, “Families of […]

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Kidney transplant or dialysis: Sad dilemma for financially weak

When Anita Shinde sold their four-acre agricultural land for her husband’s kidney transplant, little did she know that this would come to nought. Sunil, a 41-year-old farmer from Varud village in Ahmednagar district, needs yet another kidney transplant as the previous procedure could not meet with success due to medical complications. “He was undergoing dialysis […]

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Doctors treat Mumbai man with a rare brain disorder

Mumbai accountant puzzled doctors from the city with vague symptoms that didn’t coherently match any one particular disease. The 62-year-old had been complaining of mild sinusitis, dull headache, and positional vertigo. He was under the treatment of a local ENT physician. He was diagnosed with sinusitis and the headaches were attributed to recent change in […]

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After Mumbai, pollution grips Pune

As the level of pollution is increasing with the change in weather condition, major areas in Pune are at greater risk of causing asthma attack. According to the Air Quality Index website’s figure realised on Sunday, Bhosari and Hadapsar ranks top on the list with 223 that is Particulate Matter (PM) 2.5, Shivajinagar with 165 […]

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Wake-up call: Brain tumour linked with the use of cell phone

IIT research: Excessive usage of cell phone causes brain cancer

A survey conducted by The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, revealed that due to excessive of mobile, emission of radiation and other hazardous waves from the mobile, increases the risk of developing brain cancer by 400 per cent. Due to the overuse of mobile phones, more radio activities were found in patients with brain […]

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Counselling helps moms to bring up healthy preemies, finds survey

Preemies need special medical care in a neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU. They stay there until their organ systems can work on their own. According to World Health Organization, India tops the list of 10 countries with the greatest numbers of preterm births with an elephantine figure of 3,519,100 births a year. Every year, an […]

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Deafness: Commonly seen in the age group of 18 to 25, say doctors

Most ear pain clears up on its own without any treatment. But if it’s not getting better, or if you have other, more serious symptoms, you may need to see a doctor.  Dr Bachi Hathiram, ENT surgeon and HOD of Nair Hospital said, “Young generation is crazy about mobile phones. Continuous use of ear phones can […]

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Success: Know how palliative care unit is improving the quality of lives in Jawhar

Jawhar is a municipal council in Palghar district of Maharashtra. This taluka mostly consists of the tribal population and it is a topic of discussion for rampant malnutrition. But amongst the adversities, a team of Patangshah Cottage Hospital Jawhar is running a successful unit of palliative care in the Jawhar taluka. This unit was started in 2011 with the guidance of Tata […]

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