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 […]

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 […]

Biometric attendance: BMC hospital staff to protest on March 22

BMC hospital employees have not been given their salaries due to glitches in the biometric attendance system. The workers have demanded to remove the errors in the system before linking them to biometric attendance pay. Employees warn that if the administration does not fulfil their demands they will take out a protest march against the municipal corporation

Biometric attendance: BMC hospital staff to protest on March 22Implemented across Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) run hospitals, doctors, staffers and nurses have to use biometrics to register their entry and exit from hospital daily. But, due to the glitch the attendance wasn’t registered. And the salaries of the nurses, doctors and staffers were cut. Owing to which the staffers haven’t got their salaries. Also, […]

Charitable Hospital doctors to conduct prisoners’ medical check-up

Across Maharashtra, the Charitable Hospital doctors will conduct the medical check-up of the prisoners. The medical camp will be organised in the jail premises. 400 doctors from the state while doctors from 74 hospitals of Mumbai will participate

Charitable Hospital doctors to conduct prisoners’ medical check-upTo examine the health of the prisoners the medical check-up will be conducted. Prisoners from all the jails across Maharashtra will be examined. Medical check-up of prisoners of Nagpur and Chandrapur jails have been conducted. OPD will be started in the jail premises. Due to which the prisoners will now be able to seek an […]

Maha: 3-year imprisonment for milk adulterators soon

Maharashtra government to make milk adulteration a non-bailable offence. Speaking in the Legislative Assembly, state food and civil supplies minister Girish Bapat said if the penalty for milk adulteration was increased to three years, there would be no scope for the accused to get bail

Maha: 3-year imprisonment for milk adulterators soonGirish Bapat, Food and civil supplies minister said, penalty for milk adulteration would be raised to three years and there will be regular checks on vans. He was responding to the issue, which was raised by Ameet Satam of the Bharatiya Janata Party and others through a Calling Attention notice. Currently, the adulteration of milk […]

Know how this brave heart is fighting with this rare syndrome

A disease could be devastating for anybody. A banking professional from Mumbai, who is getting treated in different parts of the country, has started researching on the rare condition he was diagnosed with - Isaac Syndrome. He speaks with My Medical Mantra about his journey so far

Know how this brave heart is fighting with this rare syndromeFor 38-year-old Mukesh Sharma (name changed), a Mumbai resident,  who is a result-oriented professional, with master’s in business management offering over 12 years of successful career with diverse roles distinguished in Sales, Business Development and Fundraising. For him, life was all but goal-driven. As the saying goes, ‘Life is like a rollercoaster ride’. During February […]

Superstar Big B falls ill, doctors rush to Jodhpur

Currently, Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is shooting for ‘Thugs Of Hindostan ‘, that is slated to release in November this year. Last night, while retiring for the day, Amitabh Bachchan in his blog, mentioned that he was not feeling good and needed his team of doctors for a check-up

Superstar Big B falls ill, doctors rush to JodhpurLegendary Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan reportedly fell ill while shooting ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ in Jodhpur. The news was confirmed by the actor himself through a blog post on Tuesday morning. In his blog, Big B wrote, “I am getting my team of Doctors in tomorrow morning to fiddle around with my body and set me […]