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 […]

Effective home remedies to overcome menstrual cramps

About three out of four women experience menstrual pains, and every one out of 10 women experiences severe cramps

Effective home remedies to overcome menstrual crampsAs women, we all know it, dread it, and are sometimes even thankful that we get it — I’m talking about our monthly period. We all know the constant throbbing and cramping pains that come with it. According to the Mayo Clinic, your uterus contracts to help expel its lining during your period. Hormone-like substances, […]

Lack of sleep may increase infertility risk among women

The study revealed that women with sleep disorders were also more likely to have a variety of chronic health problems, including high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, lung disorders and kidney issues

Lack of sleep may increase infertility risk among womenWomen with sleep disorders other than sleep apnea may be more than three times as likely to experience infertility as their counterparts who don’t have trouble sleeping, a recent study suggests. When insomnia was to blame for women’s sleeping difficulties, they were more than four times as likely as peers who slept well to experience […]

Exercise can help increase longevity in people with heart disease

Compared to people who were inactive, participants who consistently got the minimum recommended amount of exercise for adults were 36% less likely to die during the study. If these very active people scaled back their workouts over time, they were still 26% less likely to die than sedentary individuals

Exercise can help increase longevity in people with heart diseaseOlder adults with heart disease who regularly exercise, even a little bit, may live longer than they would without any physical activity, a Norwegian study suggests. Researchers examined three decades of data on 3,307 adults who had been diagnosed with coronary heart disease after a heart attack or an episode of severe chest pain, known […]

Obesity takes a toll on our immune system, disrupts working of our ‘guardian cells’

In a healthy condition, guardian cells protect against inflammation and metabolic disease by killing the troublesome macrophages in our fat. But when obesity is established these Adipose Type One Innate Lymphoid Cells (ILCs) are depleted and lose their regulatory killing function

Obesity takes a toll on our immune system, disrupts working of our ‘guardian cells’Scientists have uncovered the physiological mechanics underlying inflammation and obesity by tracking the actions of ‘guardian immune cells’ in response to changes in diet. They believe their work may herald a new era of research now that they have new therapeutic targets to prevent and control obesity-related inflammation and metabolic disease. The scientists, led by […]

Summer vacations: Tackle blood shortage, appeals SBTC

The shortage in the blood bank is could be linked to the vacations where schools and colleges are shut. And the blood donors go out of Mumbai. For which, NGOs and charitable trusts should organise blood donation camps. Also, a meeting should be conducted with the ones who donate blood at the district level, said The State Blood Transfusion Council (SBTC)

Summer vacations: Tackle blood shortage, appeals SBTCThere is always a significant, on-going need for blood. Because, there is no substitute for human blood, the generosity of blood donors helps to ensure that we maintain an adequate supply for our patients. After KEM Hospital, Kandivali’s BMC run Shatabdi Hospital is facing blood shortage of A positive and AB positive blood groups. Now, […]

India initiates process to develop national essential diagnostics list

The National Essential Medication List (EML) in India has been helpful in capping prices of a variety of products, and has increased access to important medicines. For the next step, a smaller working group will be created by the government, to move forward with the EDL process, which is expected to be completed by the end of the year

India initiates process to develop national essential diagnostics listThe Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Delhi, along with several partners, including WHO India and McGill University today convened the first national consultation on Essential Diagnostics List (EDL). To improve access to drugs, since 1977, the World Health Organization (WHO) has published a Model List of Essential Medicines. India has published a National EML […]