Organ donation: Meet a health ambassador who creates awareness on railway stations

After retiring from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, 68-year-old Ramesh Dongre took up the mission to educate people about the ill effects of tobacco, about organ donation, noise pollution, cleanliness and so on with the help of a board on Kandivali railway station, Mumbai, for an hour daily. He wears the banner and creates awareness […]

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Mandira Bedi

#FitIndiaMovement: Fitness icon Mandira Bedi’s workout and diet plan

Known for her fit frame and vivacious personality and having won a stunt show on television, Mandira Bedi is considered an epitome of fitness. Mandira who has the most captivating and fit body is very much disciplined about her workout and her diet plan. “I work out for five days a week. Along with cardio, I […]

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Can we promise pregnancy to every woman today?

In a normal couple During normal sexual activity, semen which consist of millions of sperms, is deposited in the vagina. From there the active and motile sperms travel into the fallopian tube to meet the egg which is released from the ovary once a month. This is where fertilization of the egg occurs. The fertilised […]

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Sir JJ Group of Hospitals

JJ Hospital to sign MoU with Israel for enhancing medical technology

Sir JJ Group of Hospital is looking forward to signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Israel government The MoU will be signed for the exchange of medical facilities and research in the health sector A team of doctors from Sir JJ Group of Hospitals met Israel’s Consulate General of Mr Yaakov Finkelstein in […]

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‘Mohalla Clinics are an utter flop and drastic neglect of patient care is there for all to see’ : Dr Harsh Vardhan hits out at Kejriwal

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, on Saturday, June 08, expressed deep anguish at the reply of Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi which was released on social media asserting that Delhi Government shall not implement Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) in Delhi. In a letter written to […]

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#HealthyHoli: Healthy food options for Holi

Don’t make Holi an excuse to binge on unhealthy calories and invite health risks. Just make them in a healthier way which does not affect your waistline or disrupt your weight loss plans. Dr Ankita Ghag, Clinical Nutritionist, Vacchan Aarogya and Diabetes Care 365 said: Instead of bhang consume milkshakes, aam panna, jal jeera, thick lassi, veggie smoothies, lemon […]

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BMC budget 2019: Healthy Mumbaikar on BMC’s agenda  

After the Union Budget, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) presented its budget for financial year 2019-20. BMC commissioner Ajoy Mehta presents civic budget for Mumbai. This is the fourth budget which was presented by Ajoy Mehta during his current tenure. Keeping health as an important priority in its budget the BMC has allocated Rs 4151.14 […]

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MARD appeals GMC and MCGM Medical Colleges to form panel to address issue of health budget

Resident doctors across the state are working with the highest degree of dedication to provide tertiary care to 112,374,333 population. Maharashtra is one of the wealthiest and the most developed in the nation, contributing 25% of the country’s modern yield and 12% of its GDP. But still budget, on health, especially tertiary care, is not […]

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woman’s guide to breast cancer

Women: ‘Life events play a major role in the development of breast cancer’

Doctors say that breast cancer cases are increasing in developing countries due to increase in life expectancy, increased urbanization and adoption of Western lifestyles. In fact, due to a lack of awareness, majority of breast cancers are detected late in developing countries. “Every woman should be aware of the symptoms, as after puberty a woman breast consists of connective tissues, fats, thousands of […]

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#MenstrualHygieneDay: Tips every girl and woman should follow

Most women would believe that the only product to maintain hygiene for them during periods is a sanitary napkin or tampon. In our listicle, we look at products that can be used to maintain menstrual hygiene. When we talk about menstrual hygiene, we focus on treating vaginal discharge, infections, odour and itch issues etc. related […]

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