Daughters fulfilled father’s last wish by donating his body

One organ donor can save up to eight lives. Similarly, Rasiklal Walia, (75), a Borivali resident, who was confined to bed said, ‘I won’t survive, but donate my body’. He told his daughters that it is his last wish. After which his three daughters donated his body at KEM Hospital, Mumbai

Daughters fulfilled father’s last wish by donating his bodyMumbai’s Walia family has set a new example for the society, by creating awareness about organ donation. The skin and eye donation procedure was completed at the Masina Hospital, Byculla, Mumbai. His eyes were donated at the Parel eye bank and his skin was donated at the Masina Hospital’s eye bank. While, his body was […]

Break-up via text: A trend among youngsters

In 2014, when an American site claimed that a growing number of youngsters, between the age group of 18-30 years ended their relationships over a text, it seemed unbelievable. But now, psychiatrists in Mumbai discuss about how a growing number of youngsters are breaking up with a text in order to ‘avoid’ the awkwardness

Break-up via text: A trend among youngstersHeartbreaks are sad, however, they are worse when it is done over a text message or using any form of social media. In last 2014, an American website revealed through its survey that, of 2,712 respondents, it revealed that 56% ended their relationship via text, email or some form of social media. But now, psychiatrists […]

Maha: FDA to track TB patients

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that usually affects the lungs. Many TB patients in Maharashtra and Mumbai are being treated by private doctors or at the hospitals. The government doesn’t have their information. To track these patients, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will conduct an inquiry with the chemists. In the upcoming days, the FDA and the TB eradication department officials will visit the chemists and collect the information of the TB patients and the medicines

Maha: FDA to track TB patientsThe number of TB patients across the state and Mumbai, have gone up. Owing to which, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has come forward to curb the numbers. The FDA has started inspecting the medicines given to the TB patients by the chemists. The information will be collected about which doctor has prescribed the […]

Stroke: A leading cause of disability in urban India

With over 1.5 million cases of stroke reported in the country each year, the incidence has increased by a staggering 17.5% during the last 15 years, says study. Despite availability of excellent health care services, increased awareness regarding prevention and identification of stroke symptoms, stroke remains a leading cause of disability with urban India at one-and-a-half times at greater risk than rural India

Stroke: A leading cause of disability in urban IndiaMultiple studies over the past have revealed that stroke is a huge problem in the country. Now, a Bangalore based study revealed that male versus female incidence is 2:1, i.e., men are at greater risk than women. It also concluded that stroke is no more a disease of the elderly; it has now become more […]

Delhi: CM Kejriwal pays a surprise visit at govt hospital

On Thursday, Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi Chief Minister paid a surprise visit at GTB Hospital to check whether the health services of the government are being properly delivered to patients

Delhi: CM Kejriwal pays a surprise visit at govt hospital“Made a surprise visit of GTB Hospital. Long queues at pharmacy. Need to increase no of counters n pharmacists. Shortage of ultrasound machines,” read his tweet. Apart from visiting the hospital, the Chief Minister also interacted with the relatives of the patients. During this time, he asked whether the patients were facing any problems during […]

Tax-free sanitary pad is every woman’s right, Supriya Sule

Sanitary napkin which is the necessity of every woman is currently in the 12% GST slab. Moreover, tax-free sanitary pads are very woman’s right, said Supriya Sule, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP. She attacked Modi government by saying that this government has failed to solve the problems of women. Also, she is protesting for tax-free sanitary pads

Tax-free sanitary pad is every woman’s right, Supriya SuleRecently, Supriya Sule, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP tweeted, “Women’s health, cleanliness and the facilities should not be the government’s medium of generating revenue. Tax-free sanitary pad is every woman’s right. We will put forward these demands amongst the people.”#NoGSTForSanitaryPads. She attacked Modi government by saying that this government has failed to solve the problems of women. […]

Miracle: 35 weeks pregnant lady delivers baby after her accident

While, India witnesses one of the highest number of accidental deaths in the world, a 35 weeks pregnant woman from Pune, successfully delivered a baby boy, immediately after she met with an accident

Miracle: 35 weeks pregnant lady delivers baby after her accidentIndia witnessed 17 deaths and 55 road accidents every hour in 2016, one of the highest in the world, according to the latest report released by the Union road transport and highways ministry. To make Indian roads safer and to initiate responsible driving among people, the National Safety Council of India along with the Ministry […]

‘Develop hospital management system of global standards,’ Kejriwal to health officials

Hospital Management Systems of International Standard focus on efficient and accurate administration of finance, improved monitoring of drug usage, and the study of effectiveness and use of modern technology

‘Develop hospital management system of global standards,’ Kejriwal to health officialsDelhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday directed officials to work on developing a hospital management system of global standards. A tweet by Kejriwal mentioned that, “Directed Health Dept. today to develop most modern hospital management information system of international standards to integrate all Delhi government hospitals, Mohalla clinics and polyclinics.” Doctors from Maharashtra have […]

School girls to participate in Mumbai Marathon, demand tax-free sanitary pads

Sanitary napkin which is the necessity of every woman is currently in the 12% GST slab. Women’s organisations across the country have protested against the decision of the government. Now, four schoolgoing girls from the rural areas will participate in the Mumbai Marathon by demanding to make the sanitary pads available at an affordable price. Thus, stressing on maintaining the menstrual hygiene as well

School girls to participate in Mumbai Marathon, demand tax-free sanitary padsOn the issue of tax-free sanitary napkins, Supriya Sule, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP is ready to take on the Modi government. She tweeted, “Women’s health, cleanliness and the facilities should not be the government’s medium of generating revenue. Tax-free sanitary pad is every woman’s right. We will put forward these demands amongst the people.”#NoGSTForSanitaryPads […]

Soon: Mumbai to get 10 new ‘Bike Ambulances’, informs Dr Deepak Sawant

Ambulance takes a long time to reach the congested areas in Mumbai. Even a thought of our beloved one falling sick and after that a long wait for an ambulance scares us. So set all your worries free as ‘Bike Ambulance’ was started. It is convenient option as the patients would get the necessary treatment on time. The ‘Bike Ambulance’ will have a trained paramedic doctor and well equipped with medical gears. In just a few months, 'Bike Ambulance' has saved lives of 1,302 patients

Soon:  Mumbai to get 10 new ‘Bike Ambulances’, informs Dr  Deepak SawantNow, 10 new ‘Bike Ambulances’ will be introduced in Mumbai and 20 new  in the remote areas. In the remote areas, where the ambulance can’t reach, the ‘Bike Ambulance’ will be of a great help. Owing to which, the medical facilities will be provided through 20 ‘Bike Ambulances’ in Palghar, Jawahar, Mokhada, Nandurbar and Melghat areas, informed […]