How to stop your partner snoring

It’s something that if you don’t address, then it can lead to sleep deprivation – or even relationship issues – in the future

How to stop your partner snoringDo you snore at night? You probably won’t know as you’re sound asleep! If you have a partner who snores, however, then you’ll know how annoying it can be. Nudging them, covering your ears or even sleeping in the spare room, can only work for so long. If it’s something that you don’t address, then […]

New 5D tech may help diagnose diseases from cell phone images

Called "Hyper-Spectral Phasor" analysis, it is much faster and far less expensive than current techniques, and may be useful for diagnosing and monitoring diseases by using cell phone images

New 5D tech may help diagnose diseases from cell phone imagesScientists have developed a new 5D technique for analysing images, an advance that may make it easier to quickly find tell-tale signs of diseases from pictures taken using cell phones. Called “Hyper-Spectral Phasor” analysis, or HySP, it is much faster and far less expensive than current techniques, and may be useful for diagnosing and monitoring […]

IMA cautions its members on running illegal pathology labs

Indian Medical Association (IMA), Maharashtra wrote to the President and Secretaries of IMA Local Branches, asking them to ensure that no doctors should run in house pathology lab with the help of technician or should not refer patients to the labs which are independently run by the technicians

IMA cautions its members on running illegal pathology labsAs per the letter: ‘If the doctor refers patients to an illegal lab and treats the patient relying on these reports, it is a breach of medical ethics. The association will not be in a position to help members in any way if they are found guilty of supporting and associating with illegal laboratories’. ‘The Maharashtra […]

‘Young men are falling prey to psychogenic erectile dysfunction ’

Three months post marriage, a couple walked into a city doctor’s clinic with a complaint of the man ‘not performing well’. But his diagnosis, has made the doctors in the city believe that this is a side-effect of excessive pornography and taking up sex as a challenge rather than a pleasurable experience

‘Young men are falling prey to psychogenic erectile dysfunction ’Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar starrer ‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan’ which was released last year, highlighted the issue of erectile dysfunction (ED). Erectile dysfunction is not always a physical problem only. There can be psychogenic causes which may cause or worsen the problem. Psychogenic erectile dysfunction is defined as the persistent inability to achieve or maintain erection satisfactory for […]

KEM Hospital to provide high-tech facilities to patients

Monday marked the 92nd anniversary of the KEM Hospital. On its foundation day, special programmes were organised in the hospital. During this program, new projects have been undertaken to provide health facilities to the patients. In this, various changes in the hospital will be carried out for the patient’s convenience

KEM Hospital to provide high-tech facilities to patientsAn action plan prepared by the hospital was unveiled in the programme. The plan was made to ensure there is proper planning if an emergency arises in the hospital. This action plan was prepared to identify injured and the dead patients in emergency. How can control the crowd? Availability of the medicines. Immediate medical attention […]

Tata Hospital starts a unique course catering patients and caregivers need

Tata Memorial Centre launched a first-of-its-kind training course – KEVAT. KEVAT candidates will be trained for patient navigation who would help cancer patients to manage their medical experience and coordinate their care. KEVAT is a year-long certificate course in patient navigation. Any graduate of Indian nationality from any discipline can register for the programme. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, who was the chief guest for the graduation ceremony at TMH on January 22, congratulated the institute for the unique course

Tata Hospital starts a unique course catering patients and caregivers needTata Memorial Centre in Mumbai  launched a first-of-its-kind training course called KEVAT. Through KEVAT, the registered candidates will be trained for patient navigation which is a relatively a new profession. The patient navigators help cancer patients to manage their medical experience and coordinate their care. This programme has been launched by keeping the need of […]

Soon: BMC hospitals to get additional 230 ventilators

Everyday, thousands of patients are admitted to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) hospitals for treatment. Not, only from Mumbai, a large number of people come from Maharashtra and across the state. But as compared to the number of patients the number of ventilators is less. Owing to which, the BMC’s health department has decided to increase the number of ventilators

Soon: BMC hospitals to get additional 230 ventilatorsExpenditure: 24 crores 230 ventilators will be purchased in the first phase. The ventilators will be available at the KEM Hospital, Sion Hospital, LTMG Medical College, BYL Nair Hospital and Cooper Hospital. The ventilators will be fixed in the ambulances. As per the information received by the My Medical from the source, Tender process for […]

‘This profession is a mission and not commission’

At graduation ceremony in Tata Memorial Centre (TMH), Mumbai, vice president M Venkaiah Naidu emphasised on tackling cancer, which is a major public health issue in India and across the world. He also suggested, teaching yoga in schools. The Vice President also congratulated all those who graduated from TMH. On this occasion; Governor of Maharshtra C Vidyasagar Rao and Vinod Tawde, the state Education Minister were also present

‘This profession is a mission and not commission’In its projection, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said in 2016 the total number of new cancer cases is expected to be around 14.5 lakh and the figure is likely to reach nearly 17.3 lakh new cases in 2020. Over 7.36 lakh people are expected to succumb to the disease in 2016 while […]

Universal Healthcare is the need of the hour, say experts

Lack of trust in a doctor-patient relationship can lead to bad outcomes. To help address the issue of the lack of trust between doctors and patients there is a need for a better healthcare system for all. Pune Citizen Doctor Forum (PCDF), a non-profit registered society had organised a seminar on developing a system for Universal Healthcare

Universal Healthcare is the need of the hour, say expertsIrrespective of the economic background of the person, Universal Healthcare (UHC) would ensure that everybody gets access to quality healthcare. Members of PCDF stressed that the UHC should provide cashless quality healthcare for every person requiring it. PCDF is working towards bridging the current trust deficit between patients and doctors who are trying to do ethical, rational […]

9th grade students expose harmful effects of Wi-Fi with science experiment

Effects of Wi-Fi include increased cancer risk, a rise in harmful free radicals, genetic damage, structural and functional changes to the reproductive system, learning and memory deficits, neurological disorders, and a negative impact on our general well-being

9th grade students expose harmful effects of Wi-Fi with science experimentWe have long encouraged students to find ways to connect with their school work, making it interesting and personal, holding their attention longer and allowing them to see more success. This was the case at a school in northern Jutland, where a group of 9th-grade students recently embarked on a biology experiment inspired by their […]