There is no shortcut to keep your brain healthy, say experts

While a lot of research is underway to slow down the aging of brain, doctors say that a variety of things could be done in our routine that will slow down this procedure. With more and more awareness about health of brain, doctors are also seeing more and more number of patients coming to take advice on how to keep their brain healthy

There is no shortcut to keep your brain healthy, say expertsAs more and more awareness about healthy brain is underway, doctors are also seeing more and more number of patients coming to take advice on how to keep their brain healthy. Dr N Ichaporia, consulting neurologist at Jehangir Hospital Pune, said, “Patients often come and ask me how to keep our brain young? Nowadays, I […]

Which foods are easy to digest?

Foods that are easy to digest tend to be low in fiber. This is because fiber — while a healthy part of the diet — is the part of fruits, vegetables, and grains that isn’t digested by your body. As a result, the fiber passes through your large intestine and may cause a number of issues from gas to bloating to difficult-to-pass stool

Which foods are easy to digest?Foods that are easy to digest can help with several symptoms and conditions. This may include: temporary nausea diarrhea gastroenteritis gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) diverticulitis inflammatory bowel disease Whatever the case, choosing the right foods may be the key to avoiding potential triggers and feeling better. Whole fruits contain high amounts of fiber, but cooking them […]

How to increase height as an adult

While adults cannot do much to increase their height, they can take steps to avoid age-related loss of height

How to increase height as an adultSome people are unhappy with their height and wish they could be taller. Unfortunately for most adults, there is not much that can be done to increase height. After age 18, most tricks to increase height will not work, even with good nutrition and exercise. However, there are ways to appear taller and prevent loss of height, […]

‘Be fit to be happy’

Says Dr Sargam Soni, Mumbai’s gynaecologist and fertility expert and the founder-head of Devdaan foundation. Discipline, Dedication and determination are the words synonymous to her. Dr Soni who is redefining fitness is a gym-junkie and also has also been a face of some brands. Come what may, she never compromises with her fitness routine. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Soni spills the beans on her fitness formulas

‘Be fit to be happy’If you happen to meet Dr Sargam Soni, there is no way that you wouldn’t be in awe of her toned body and beautiful smile. She swears by her fitness regime and says that, if you need to be happy- you need to be fit, by mind and soul. Her usual day starts at 6.30 am. She consumes 1 […]

CHFC to monitor cleanliness in KEM premises

In order to ensure cleanliness in the hospital premises, the KEM Hospital has constituted a Committee on Food, Hygiene, and Cleanliness (CFHC). The committee will keep a close watch on clean water supply and hygiene of food in canteens

CHFC to monitor cleanliness in KEM premisesThe King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital in Mumbai has constituted a Committee on Food, Hygiene, and Cleanliness (CFHC) to ensure the cleanliness of the hospital premises. This committee will also keep a close watch on the clean water supply and hygiene of food in canteens. The committee has been conferred with the powers to take […]

To curb adulterated sweet menace, FDA keeps a stringent check on sweet shops in Mumbai

During the festival season, the demand for sweet goes up. Grabbing this opportunity to make a quick buck, traders and the sweetshop owners use adulterated food items to make mithai (sweets). This in turn proves to be a health hazard for the common man

To curb adulterated sweet menace, FDA keeps a stringent check on sweet shops in MumbaiWith Navaratri being celebrated in Mumbai and Dussehra just around the corner, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Maharashtra, has swung into action to keep a check and prevent adulteration of sweets. The aim of the FDA is to keep Mumbaikars safe from the menace of the adulterated sweets and away from any diseases or […]

Kabaddi pro Anup Kumar unravels his keep-fit strategies

‘Captain Cool’ Anup Kumar has been one of India’s marquee kabaddi exponents for nearly a decade now. He has led the Indian team to the World Cup and has been part of Asian Cup wins. He has also taken U-Mumba to one title in the Pro Kabaddi League, in the year 2015. Anup is one of the most successful raiders of Pro Kabaddi League and International Kabaddi

Kabaddi pro Anup Kumar unravels his keep-fit strategies  Arjuna Award winner Anup Kumar is known for his brilliant captaincy and sportsmanship. Due to his extraordinary skills of taking bonus points, he is famously known as ‘Bonus ka Badshah’. Here, the kabaddi king shares his fitness formulas. MMM: How is your fitness regime like? Anup: I do a mixture of skill sessions and […]

Toothache? Here are the foods that wreck your pearly whites

If you are what you eat, that's particularly true for your teeth and gums. Because many foods and beverages can cause plaque, cavities and lead to tooth decay, which can damage your teeth. So, brush your teeth twice -a-day, use a mouthwash, floss and visit the dentist regularly, say city doctors

Toothache?  Here are the foods that wreck your pearly whitesThere are plenty of foods that people should be avoiding if they want to keep their teeth in good shape said doctors. Mumbai based dental surgeon Jyoti Deshpande said, “Foods that are both sticky and sugary are bad for the teeth. After you eat a sugary snack or meal, the sugar causes the bacteria to […]

Doctors go an extra mile to help the stranded staff

Rains have created havoc. Heavy rains have thrown normal life out of gear in Mumbai and its adjoining areas, disrupting rail, road and air services. While the whole city was trying it's might to reach the nearest safe shelter, MARD an organization of doctors at Sion Hospital lent a helping hand to their staff

Doctors go an extra mile to help the stranded staffDoctors are known for their usual habit of helping humans and as a responsible citizen, they have discharged their duties too. On Tuesday, while the city was trying it’s best to strive through floods, the Mumbai Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) at Sion Hospital made arrangements for its resident staff and faculty including ward staff as […]

Consistent weight loss in the first few weeks of dieting may help to achieve long-term weight loss, according to researchers

Adopting a healthful, balanced diet is considered one of the best strategies for weight loss, but - as many dieters will know - it is not as easy as it sounds

Consistent weight loss in the first few weeks of dieting may help to achieve long-term weight loss, according to researchers    If you’re looking to lose weight and keep it off, a new study may help you to reach your goal. Researchers have now found that consistently losing weight in the early days of a new diet plan – even small amounts – may increase the chances of achieving long-term weight loss. It is […]