All you need to know about high-grade cancer

Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre on Wednesday revealed that she has been diagnosed with cancer. My Medical Mantra speaks with oncologists to know what does high grade cancer actually mean

All you need to know about high-grade cancerCancer is typically labelled in stages from I to IV, with IV being the most serious. Those broad groups are based on a much more detailed system that includes specific information about the tumour and how it affects the rest of your body When you’re diagnosed with cancer, your doctor will tell you what stage […]

Fantasy vs. reality: How unrealistic expectations ruin relationships

Access to free pornography online is laying foundation of many people’s sexual tastes. When one enters to discuss whether pornography is healthy or harmful, one has already entered the muddy waters, where there is no final word for the question

Fantasy vs. reality: How unrealistic expectations ruin relationshipsSex is a complex process and there can be no final word for anything related to it. Experts say that watching porn on routine basis and becoming addicted to it does have a harmful effect. But, they also point out that there are couples who watch it on rare occasion which helps them to explore […]

Actress Sonali Bendre diagnosed with high-grade cancer

Sonali Bendre has said that she has been diagnosed with high grade cancer that has metastised. She is undergoing treatment in New York at present

Actress Sonali Bendre diagnosed with high-grade cancerBendre posted a picture of her and her husband-film producer Goldie Behl, accompanied by a long caption that discussed how she got aware of the disease, the treatment she is taking in New York and the gratitude she has towards her loved ones who have made the fight easier. Sharing the news on her social […]

Mumbai: Work stress forces 40% of doctors to consume sleeping pills

In a recent survey carried out to understand the problems being faced by doctors, such as increased work pressure and stress related to it. The survey brought forth some interesting findings and highlighted the burdens being faced by doctors  

Mumbai: Work stress forces 40% of doctors to consume sleeping pillsGadge Diabetes Care Center recently conducted a survey with doctors to understand their work pressure and how much quality time they spend with themselves or families. In the survey, 40 % of the doctors were female and 60% were male. In the age group of 40 and above, the doctors using sleeping pills is below […]

Researchers say sleep deprivation is ‘like drinking too much’ for the brain

New research from the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of Los Angeles, California (UCLA) and Tel Aviv University in Israel now confirms that sleep-deprived people experience memory lapses and may deal with distorted visual perception; as the communication between neurons is temporarily impaired

Researchers say sleep deprivation is ‘like drinking too much’ for the brainLately, many studies have focused on how sleep affects the ways in which our bodies function, and especially on how it impacts the brain. Studies recently covered by Medical News Today have suggested that how much — and how well — we sleep may be key in visual learning, memory consolidation, and necessary unlearning. New […]

Mumbai: Senior citizens to soon get free treatment at civic-run hospitals

In order to cater to the health issues of the elderly, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has come up with a proposal to provide free treatment them

Mumbai: Senior citizens to soon get free treatment at civic-run hospitalsSoon Mumbaikars above the 60 years of age, will be able to avail of free medical treatment civic-run hospitals. Dr Avinash Supe, Dean of civic-run KEM hospital and Director of all major hospitals had submitted the proposal to the health department. The BMC’s Health Committee has accepted the proposal, and now it has been sent […]

#KitupChallenge: Sachin Tendular encourages youngsters to stay fit with sports

After the Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore came up with ‘Hum Fit Toh India Fit’ challenge which took over the internet, former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has come up with a new challenge - ‘Kit Up Challenge.’

#KitupChallenge: Sachin Tendular encourages youngsters to stay fit with sportsThe legendary Indian batsman took to Instagram and nominated people to play their favourite sport and share a video of the same on the social networking website. In this video, Sachin says, “Bachpan se main har ek sports khelna enjoy karta aya hun, khaas karke cricket. Aur main aapko itna hi kehna chahunga ki yeh […]

Why are women more prone to heart disease than men?

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among women. On average, women develop cardiovascular disease, about 10 years later than men. Although, rates of heart disease among younger women (aged 35 to 54) are actually increasing, a trend thought to be attributable to obesity

Why are women more prone to heart disease than men?One in 3 women die of cardiovascular disease, compared to 1 in 31 women who die of breast cancer. While the actual numbers of deaths from heart disease have declined among both men and women, more women die of cardiovascular disease each year than men. It is thought that this difference is partially due to […]

This is how a diabetic patient should take insulin

Diabetic people have to administer themselves insulin doses twice or thrice a day. But, a number of people are not aware of how to take the dose properly. Injecting yourself at the same place, repeatedly, can cause discomfort. Experts advise patients to take the injection in a circular pattern on the stomach or the thigh

This is how a diabetic patient should take insulinNiket Thakkar, a 12-year-old Mumbai resident, has been a patient of type-1 diabetes for over six years now. Niket has to take his dose of insulin, thrice a day. He takes his own doses. But, a few months ago, due to taking a dose in the same place, he had developed a swelling on his […]

Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims first victim of monsoon?

A middle-aged man has died in Mumbai on the evening of Monday, June 25. The BMC’s health officials suspect that the man died after contracting leptospirosis. The death occurred at Mumbai’s civic-run Sion hospital. Last year, leptospirosis claimed the lives of three people

Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims first victim of monsoon?This could become the first case, where leptospirosis has claimed the life of a person during on-going monsoon season The monsoon in Mumbai has now already set. For the month of June, the island city has witnessed the second highest rainfall in the past 10 years. But apart from this Mumbai, has witnessed its first […]