#WorldDisabilityDay: Differently-abled man creates two-wheeler for disabled people

Jignesh S. Shah (41) is physically challenged from lower limbs and works as a video editor. While browsing the internet, he once found a video of a vehicle, which enabled a physically challenged person to mount it with their wheelchairs. He was inspired to work on designing and fabricating similar mobility solutions for handicapped people […]

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Maha health department on high alert to tackle any probable Zika outbreak in state

With cases of Zika virus reported in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu last year, the Maharashtra state health department has formed a surveillance team to keep a check on all tourists spots where people from different states visit. Dr Mahendra Jagtap, an entomologist from Maharashtra, said, “So far, no case is reported in […]

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Doctors perform Mumbai’s 2nd heart transplant of 2019 on middle-aged woman

  A team of cardiac specialists at Fortis Hospital, Mulund led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head-Cardiac Transplant Team, successfully performed a heart transplant to save the life of a 48-year-old recipient from Surat, Gujarat, on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The 44-year-old donor who was working as a drawing teacher at a civic school in Bandra, […]

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Gujarat: Know why forensic experts are studying the teeth of deceased persons

The main objective of the study was to help identify people based upon the unique set of teeth that they posses and the differences in dental structure and levels of elemental calcium and zinc. The survey was conducted by studying and analysing extracted teeth from deceased person. The study was conducted by Dr Abhinav Raj, […]

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Surat: Brain-dead youth gives new lease of life to four

A cadaver donation took place at Surat’s Sunshine Global Hospital, on Wednesday, September 12. Mihir Patel, an 18-year-old youth was declared brain after being admitted in the hospital for two days. After appearing for his exams on Monday, September 10 he met with a road accident on his way home. His bike collided with another […]

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Gujarat: Vadodara Municipal Corporation bans pani puris

Gujarat: Vadodara Municipal Corporation bans pani puris

Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC), in Gujarat, has banned pani puri with immediate effect. The Municipal Corporation has imposed a ban due to the unhygienic method of pani puri preparation. Although the ban would be for a temporary period as of now. The VMC has raided various places across the city where pani puris are made. […]

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India: Sex ratio at birth dips in 17 of 21 large states, Maha records 18 point fall

India: Sex ratio at birth dips in 17 of 21 large states, Maha records 18 point fall

Sex ratio is the proportion of males to females in a given population, usually expressed as the number of males per 100 females at a specific stage in life, especially at conception, birth, and a given stage between birth and death. The sex ratio at birth (SRB) witnessed a decline in 17 out of 21 […]

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