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Why heart disease is not easily diagnosed in women

Women, especially home-makers, quite often tend to ignore health issues. Moreover, traditionally, rates of diagnosis of health conditions among women have been reported to be lower than in men due to variety of factors. Talking about heart disease, a staggering number of deaths in women occur due to various cardiac conditions, more even than breast […]

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Kalyan: Fortis Hospital teaches 100 auto drivers basic life support skills

Thousands of auto rickshaws ply passengers to their destinations on Mumbai roads daily, and contribute to the transport lifeline of the city. Often, these drivers come across life-threatening situations; some of those include medical emergencies and accidents. The auto drivers were taught basic life support skill for road accidents and emergencies and a follow-up health check-up […]

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Pune: 30 to 40% prisoners at Yerwada jail suffering from skin disease

Pune: 30 to 40% prisoners at Yerwada jail suffering from skin disease

Doctors from Pune’s Aundh Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) volunteered to examine the inmates. The health camp was organised on Thursday, July 12. The doctors checked their blood pressure and tested their blood sugar levels, along with doing other medical examinations. Upon doing skin examinations, it was found that many prisoners were suffering from skin […]

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Free health check-up for over 7,324 destitute

Mumbai: Free health check-up for over 7,324 destitute

With an aim to make healthcare accessible to all, a free-health screening was organised in the state on November 4 by the State Charity Commission. The objective of this drive was to educate the underprivileged about the health benefits and schemes available for them at trust run hospitals across the city. Doctors from 43 member […]

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Cardiac health camp hosted at Kalyan-Dombivli to raise awareness on heart health

Cardiac health camp hosted at Kalyan-Dombivli to raise awareness on heart health

When it comes to matters of the heart, most of us take heart health very seriously. However, this is only applicable once we are aware of and comprehend the underlying concerns and conditions. We often chose to neglect the warning signs that our body gives out, unknowingly carrying on with our daily business. According to […]

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Pune Zilla Parishad launches pilot project for welfare of pregnant women

In order to zero in on maternal deaths and infant mortality in Junnar and Purandar talukas of Pune district, the Pune Zilla Parishad’s health department has started a unique pilot project. The project began on Tuesday, October 24 and if this model is successful, the officials said that it will be implemented throughout Maharashtra. Under […]

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