Mumbai: Slab collapses in KEM Hospital

Slab collapses in Mumbai’s KEM Hospital’s dialysis department. As per Dr Avinash Supe, Dean, KEM Hospital, 2 patients have suffered minor scratches and the part of dialysis unit is shifted to alternate place for patient services

Mumbai: Slab collapses in KEM HospitalSlab collapsed at KEM Hospital The slab collapsed in dialysis department The incident occurred at Wednesday night Spekaing to My Medical Mantra, Dr Avinash Supe, Dean, KEM Hospital, “Two patients had minor scratches.  They are stable.  We are shifting part of dialysis unit to alternate place for patient services.   Dialysis services will start today in […]

Women: Fitness tips for pre and post-pregnancy

Have you thought about how you’re going to stay healthy, fit and strong throughout your pregnancy? And not just for you but for your new bundle of joy too. Whether it’s your 1st, 2nd or 3rd trimester or maybe you’re in the planning phase or post natal. Here are top 3 tips on how to stay healthy, fit and strong throughout your journey and the surprising things that go along with it. The best way to move forward with exercise is to make sure your hire a qualified professional in Pre/Post natal exercise and nutrition and that your goals are their aim

Women: Fitness tips for pre and post-pregnancyAre you going to be a new mom? Maybe you’re thinking about it? Billy Garnon, Celebrity Persoanl Dev coach, lists out tips for all the pre and post pregnant women (Spring). You’re going to gain weight, know how to control it  Yeah, that’s right. You’re going to gain weight and not just the weight of the baby […]

BMC to provide behavioural training to ward boys and ayahs  

BMC heath committee is set to start a behavioural training course wherein ward boys and ayahs (female attendants) will be taught how to conduct themselves in a better manner. They will also learn how to communicate effectively with patients and their relatives and operate hospital machinery

BMC to provide behavioural training to ward boys and ayahs  Many times, it is witnessed that patients and their relatives are inconvenienced due to harsh language used by ward boys and female attendants. This also leads to fights in the hospital. To curb this BMC has decided to introduce behavioural training for ward boys and female attendants; this step is aimed at helping them improve […]

No Smoking Day: How smoking almost killed this 33-year-old man

A middle-aged cigarette smoker who has smoked for decades is two to three times more likely to die early than someone similar who has never smoked. World Health Organization (WHO) sees tobacco smoking as the number one avoidable cause of death in the world. With March 14, being observed as National No Smoking Day, we look at how a 33-year-old professional fell into the rut of smoking which eventually ruined his life

No Smoking Day: How smoking almost killed this 33-year-old man“In August 2017, I got to meet a 33-year-old MNC executive at my clinic. It seemed he had a convulsion while driving and he hit a truck parked by the side,” said Dr Ashok Hande, Neurosurgeon at Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi. After the accident, Prabhakar Seth (name changed), was unconscious and was profusely bleeding from the […]

Smoking not only harms your lungs, it also affects your hearing

According to the study of more than 50,000 participants over eight years, smoking is associated with increased risk of hearing loss as we age. Smoking led to an increased risk of hearing loss that ranged from 20% to 60%. The increased risk of hearing loss decreased within 5 years after quitting smoking

Smoking not only harms your lungs, it also affects your hearingMost of us know smoking is not good for our health, increasing our risk of multiple cancers, heart disease and stroke. But now, a new large scale study has revealed it may also have a negative impact on our hearing. Even after adjusting for factors including occupational noise exposure, the researchers found smokers are 1.2 […]

Pune: Doctors help Yemeni girl to open her mouth for the first time

After 30 years, Yemen's Fatima will now be able to open her mouth. As per doctors, there was a tumour near the ear lobe. This led into joint stiffness near ear lobe. And joint gets fused to skull bone. Since 30 years, she was only on a liquid diet. But, due to Pune doctors’ efforts, now she was able to open her mouth for the first time since birth

Pune: Doctors help Yemeni girl to open her mouth for the first timeWe all like to chit-chat with friends, eat scrumptious food and explore different cuisine. But, Yemen’s Fatima couldn’t do all this. Shocked! Yes! You have heard it right, as 30-year-old Fatima doesn’t remember when she last was able to open her mouth. But, due doctors’ efforts, now, she can open her mouth. Fatima consulted many […]

Rare condition: Doctors discover 9cm air-filled pocket in 84-year-old man’s brain

Doctors in Northern Ireland feared that the 84-year-old had suffered a stroke. He complained of weakness on the left-side of his body and had multiple falls. Tests showed an air pocket in the area that controls the left side of his body. Doctors discovered it had been caused by a bone tumour in his sinuses. The cavity had also triggered a mini-stroke in the patient's brain

Rare condition: Doctors discover 9cm air-filled pocket in 84-year-old man’s brainUpon closer inspection they found it had been caused by a bone tumour in his sinuses that had also triggered a mini-stroke. But the patient, whose identity is unknown, declined surgery and was discharged and put on a secondary stroke prevention programme. Doctors in Northern Ireland were so intrigued by the patient that they published […]

Nashik man impaled by 4ft rod survives

33-year-old labourer from Nashik, who was impaled by a 4ft long iron rod that pierced his torso while working at a construction site, was saved by the Sir JJ Group of Hospital doctors, who performed a complex five-hour-long surgery on him

Nashik man impaled by 4ft rod survivesThe rod entered his body through the groin, perforating his intestines, liver, abdomen and chest before coming out of the back. The man journeyed from Nashik to Mumbai in search of a hospital to remove it. On March 8, while working on the first floor at a construction site, near Lasalgaon, Nashik, Salim Sheikh slipped and fell […]

Poor oral health increase risk of weakness in older men

The researchers said that men with dental issues were more likely to be frail than men without those issues. These dental issues included having no teeth, having trouble eating, having dry mouth symptoms, or rating oral health as ‘fair to poor.’

Poor oral health increase risk of weakness in older menOral health issues are common among older adults. These issues include tooth loss, gum disease, tooth decay, and dry mouth. These conditions can also affect an older adult’s well-being because they may make it harder to eat, swallow, speak, get adequate nutrition, and even smile. Oral health issues like tooth loss and gum disease are […]

Pune: Woman suffering from schizophrenia successfully delivers a baby

In the last week, a 36-year-old woman, married for 12 years, with a known case of paranoid schizophrenia for the last 20 years, delivered a baby at the Sassoon General Hospital, Pune

Pune: Woman suffering from schizophrenia successfully delivers a babyNeha Sane (name changed), 36-year-old, has successfully delivered a baby even after suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, diabetes, fibroid. She was admitted in Pune’s Sassoon General Hospital. The brave lady overcame all the obstacles and battled it with a never-say-die spirit. In October 2017, Neha was admitted in the hospital due to psychological disorder. As per […]