Mumbai: After Chandini’s death, 350 students examined by doctors

While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Samajwadi Party corporator, Raiz Sheikh informed that the incident occurred due to an alleged medicinal reaction, on the other hand the BMC states that the parents brought their children to the hospital due to a panic reaction and few kids have complained about nausea and giddiness

Mumbai: After Chandini’s death, 350 students examined by doctorsOn Friday morning (August 10), a huge wave of panic and confusion spread among residents of Govandi’s Baiganwadi and Shivaji Nagar area in Mumbai. The parents in rushed to Rajawadi Hospital, Ghatkopar and Shatabdi Hospital, Govandi with their children as they feared that something was amiss with their kids health. In total, 365 children were […]

Mumbai: Suspected poisoning kills one, 60 students admitted in hospital

The children did not attend the school today as they were not feeling well, as they complained of stomach pain and were vomiting their parents immediately brought them to the hospital

Mumbai: Suspected poisoning kills one, 60 students admitted in hospitalA student studying in a BMC-run Urdu medium school in Mumbai’s Sanjay Nagar area at Shivaji Nagar, Govandi died today morning. 50-60 children have been admitted to Rajawadi Hospital in Ghatkopar. The possible cause behind the student’s death and ill health of children is said to be suspected poisoning through food or medicines. Speaking to My […]

4 indicators which convey that you are eating too much salt

Salt not only preserves food but also adds flavour to it, which explains why many people eat more of it than they should. Perhaps, an even bigger factor involves the excessive amounts of salt we consume via processed foods

4 indicators which convey that you are eating too much saltWhile a high blood pressure reading is an obvious one, here are four other possible signs you should be cutting back on the salt: Your food tastes bland Some people might be born with a ‘salt tooth’ but habit likely plays a bigger role in salt preference, according to experts. “We do develop a taste […]

Dengue fever outbreak halted by release of genetically engineered mosquitoes

The first large-scale deployment of mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia bacteria, which makes them unable to transmit viruses, has stopped all outbreaks of dengue fever in a city in northern Australia for the last four years

Dengue fever outbreak halted by release of genetically engineered mosquitoesInsects unable to transmit viruses halted disease in Australian city – now scientists hope same technique could help tackle Zika and malaria The success of the project in Townsville, Queensland, will encourage hopes that Wolbachia can provide a knockout blow against the Zika virus in Brazil as well, where the mosquitoes have been introduced into […]

Doctor creates music album to spread awareness on organ donation

There are millions of people in this country who need an organ for survival. If they get an organ, they can get a new life. Each year, hundreds of people die while waiting for an organ transplant. There is a shortage of organs, and the gap between the number of organs donated and the number of people waiting for a transplant is getting larger. Owing to which, a doctor has launched a music album titled - ‘Ungadaan Mahadaan’

Doctor creates music album to spread awareness on organ donationOrgan donation is the need of the hour. So, with an aim to spread awareness regarding organ donation, a music album ‘Ungadaan Mahadaan’ has been launched. Dr Vijay Bhave, a paediatrician from Mumbai has written songs of this music album. The music album is in Hindi and is available on YouTube. The album is getting […]

Maha: CRPF bravehearts pledge to donate their organs

While the jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force (CPRF) risk their lives every day to protect us from terrorist and naxal attacks, they also have a tender side to them. CRPF displayed their humanitarian sides by pledging their organs

Maha: CRPF bravehearts pledge to donate their organs889 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel including officers and jawans have pledged to donate their organs. On Thursday, 09 August, 445 CRPF personnel have received the Organ Donor card from National Organ and Tissue and Transplant Authority (NOTTO). They are the valiant soldiers of India, who fight with the naxals day in, day out, […]

Pregnancy no barrier, Sania Mirza plays tennis with baby bump

One would think pregnancy might keep tennis player Sania Mirza off the court, but that’s clearly not happening. In a video shared on Instagram by her sister, Anam Mirza, the siblings are seen engaging in a friendly match

Pregnancy no barrier, Sania Mirza plays tennis with baby bump“Getting mom-to-be to hit a few balls,” Anam has captioned her video on Instagram. It shows the sisters enjoying a round of tennis as their father Imran Mirza stands next to the court. As the two sisters are seen giggling and playing their father Imran Mirza too was there next to the court and advising […]

Kids will be ‘brand ambassadors,’ of the fight against childhood obesity

15,000 school Kids from Pune schools to spread awareness by drawing their thoughts on obesity

Kids will be ‘brand ambassadors,’ of the fight against childhood obesityIndia has the second highest number of obese children in the world after China; according to a study, around 14.4 million kids in India have excess weight. Globally, over two billion children are suffering from health problems related to being overweight or obese, and an increasing percentage of people die from this health condition. Obesity […]

Mumbai: Doctors skip lunch break to serve more patients

Doctors from Mumbai’s civic-run Nair Dental Hospital have decided to work during lunchtime as well for the benefit of the patients. The decision has been taken as a number of patients who used to visit the hospital during lunchtime, had to return home without treatment

Mumbai: Doctors skip lunch break to serve more patientsThe new system has been implemented from August 01. The Out Patient Department (OPD) will work from 9:00 am to 4.30 pm without a taking break. And now, the doctors will have their lunch rotation wise which will help ensure that OPD’s will function smoothly. Have you ever been to a government office during lunchtime? […]

Spider venom being utilised to treat rare form of epilepsy

Dravet syndrome is a severe form of epilepsy that typically appears during the first 12 months of life. The condition is resistant to current treatments and, sadly, children who are affected often die before they reach adulthood

Spider venom being utilised to treat rare form of epilepsyAccording to a new study carried out in Australia, a protein found in spider venom could help scientists design an effective medication for the treatment of a rare form of epilepsy. Dravet syndrome ‘is a severe form of epilepsy’ that typically appears during the first 12 months of life. Seizures, which increases in temperature and bright […]