Renowned Ayurvedic expert, P Y Vaidya Khadiwale passes away

Among his lifetime achievements, he will be known for initiating Jan Kalyan Rakt Pedhi, the first private blood bank in Maharashtra

Renowned Ayurvedic expert, P Y Vaidya Khadiwale passes awayP Y Vaidya Khadiwale, a well-known Ayurvedic expert died on Thursday. He was 85 year-old. Apart from being a brilliant Ayurvedic expert, he was also a man who carried out many social works in his life. He worked with Indian Air Force for around 17 years. He retired in the year 1968. Then, he started […]

Tree appreciation walk: Citizens learn about rare Ayurveda plants and their benefits

The participants of the walk were college students, housewives, retired officials and senior citizens. The walk began at 8 am and continued for two and half hours. The visitors were delighted to see more than 61 species of plants out of which some of them were rare species

Tree appreciation walk: Citizens learn about rare Ayurveda plants and their benefitsAround 70 citizens from across Mumbai right from Andheri, Chembur to Godbunder road, gathered at 8 am on Sunday morning for the 89 the Tree Appreciation Walk It was conducted by the two veterans Dr Usha Desai who had spent three decades as the HoD of Medicine in GM Hospital and Mrs Renee Vyas, a tree expert who […]

Explained: What does sleep sex mean?

Sexsomnia often causes self-touching or sexual motions, but it can also cause an individual to seek sexual intimacy with others unknowingly. Sexsomnia may also occur at the same time as other parasomnia activities, such as sleepwalking or talking

Explained: What does sleep sex mean?Sexsomnia or sleep sex occurs when an individual engages in sexual acts while asleep. Most available research has found that sexsomnia episodes occur mostly during non-rapid-eye-movement (NREM), the dreamless, deepest stage of the sleep cycle. Sexual dreams are not considered a type of sexsomnia because they do not involve physical actions or behaviours aside from […]

Mumbai teacher struggles to gather funds for his treatment

In the year 2015, Nerul’s Carlos Kasbe, suffered from paralysis. After which, he was not able to move his left hand and leg voluntarily. He couldn’t walk without support. Since two years, he is dependent on others. Also, he hasn’t got the reimbursement of the medical bills. Now, this teacher is trying to gather funds for his treatment

Mumbai teacher struggles to gather funds for his treatmentCarlos served as a principal at the school Amchi Shala, Chembur. He suffered from paralysis. After which, he was not able to move his left hand and leg voluntarily. His treatment at the hospital was Rs 2.40 lakhs.  After treating him for a month, he was discharged.  But, he couldn’t walk and was unable to […]

Pollution can lower your baby’s birth weight, say researchers

Researchers of Sri Ramchandra University in Chennai have conducted a research on the effect of the rising pollution on the foetus. If a pregnant woman is exposed to 10 microgram pollution, the baby's birth weight reduces by 4 grams

Pollution can lower your baby’s birth weight, say researchersAs the level of pollution is increasing with the change in weather condition, cities like Delhi and Mumbai are witnessing a rise in a lot of health issues. Researchers at Sri Ramchandra University conducted research in Chennai and the surrounding two districts. Since last five years, 1,200 women were studied.  In the 10 micrograms pollution, […]

‘Shut down hookah parlours in Mumbai’, demands Vishwanath Mahadeshwar

Mumbai’s mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar has written a letter to Datta Padsalgikar, the Mumbai Police Commissioner regarding the hookah parlour and demanded that, many youngsters are attracted towards it . So, the police should take a stern action against it

‘Shut down hookah parlours in Mumbai’, demands Vishwanath MahadeshwarMumbai’s Prince Aly Khan Hospital’s Health Service Aga Khan, had conducted a survey. According to it, 6.3 per cent children consume hookah. Hookah addiction is a serious concern owing to which, Vishwanath Mahadeshwar has written a letter to Datta Padsalgikar, the Mumbai Police Commissioner. The letter says: The hookah parlours should be permanently shut Hookah parlours are rampant […]

Good news: Maha witnesses improvement in the organ donation figures

While the state had seen 132 cadaver organ donations in total in 2016, it has witnessed 135, this year. In the year 2015, the total number of cadaver donations was 61, while the last year it had seen a significant increase, by taking the total up to 132. While Pune topped the list in 2016, this year Mumbai has topped the list

Good news: Maha witnesses improvement in the organ donation figuresWith a slight improvement in the organ donation figures of Maharashtra, Mumbai has seen the highest donation in state since January 1, 2017 till date. While the state had witnessed an unprecedented rise in organ donation in 2016, this year, the bar has been raised. In the year 2015, the total number of cadaver donations […]

Mumbai: 44% school-going children are addicted to smoking

Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mazgaon, Mumbai, conducted a survey in the government and private schools. As per the survey, in all 27 per cent children are into cigarette smoking. Boys smoke more compared to the girls. The survey was conducted between December 2016 and February 2017, amongst the age group of 14

Mumbai: 44% school-going children are addicted to smoking  Mumbai’s Prince Aly Khan Hospital’s Health Service Aga Khan, had conducted a survey amongst school-going children regarding cigarette smoking. The survey revealed that 44.4 percent of government school children are addicted to cigarette smoking. The survey revealed: 27% children are addicted to cigarette smoking 6.3% children consume hookah 24% children are addicted to tobacco […]

Beware! Your cabbie can be sleep deprived

We all travel by cabs regularly. Sometimes, we notice the driver in a confused state, agitated or irritated. But, you will be shocked to know that two taxi-drivers from Mumbai have posed a unique case to doctors about sleep deprivation

Beware! Your cabbie can be sleep deprivedToday, sleep deprivation is one of the most commonly found problems. Your body needs sleep, just as it needs air and food to function at its best. Without enough sleep, your brain and body systems won’t function normally. It can also dramatically lower your quality of life. However, as a passenger, the last thing that one […]

Help her, as raising funds is the last hope to save her

Pooja Agarwal has been battling her ailment like a true fighter. Her struggle against the internal hernia has led to her family exhausting their funds. She has already undergone a laparotomy along with four major surgeries and needs to undergo a final one to get treated of this ailment. The family is trying their best now to gather the required amount through fundraisers

Help her, as raising funds is the last hope to save herRelief from unbearable pain is the wish of every individual who is suffering from severe ailments. Such is the wish of Pooja Agarwal, a 27-year-old who is fighting against all odds in the hope to recover from a rare ailment. What started out as a minor stomach ache, progressed to being diagnosed as transmesenteric hernia. […]