This is how we can SaveAaradhya

Doctors and experts suggest ways on how we can help #SaveAaradhya

This is how we can SaveAaradhyaOn Thursday (February 10), Aaradhya Mule was admitted to hospital for ninth time since April last year. The four-year-old, who is suffering from an end-stage heart disease or Dilated Cardiomyopathy, is in need of a heart transplant and Fortis Hospital’s hunt for a heart donor still continues. The hospital has been relentlessly searching for a […]

Depression doubles risk of death after heart attack, angina

Given the significant impact of depression on long-term survival, researchers said clinicians should seek ways to better identify depression in patients with coronary heart disease

Depression doubles risk of death after heart attack, anginaDepression is the strongest predictor of death in the first decade following a diagnosis of coronary heart disease, according to a study scheduled for presentation at the American College of Cardiology’s 66th Annual Scientific Session. The study found people with coronary heart disease who are diagnosed with depression are about twice as likely to die […]

How using baby powder can be harmful for your baby’s airways

The potential of inhaling any powder could be harmful, especially for premature babies or for those with heart disease and asthma

How using baby powder can be harmful for your baby’s airwaysThe American Paediatric Association recommends against using baby powder, initially over concerns that talc, which was used in some products but has been largely phased out, could be inhaled and harm babies’ lungs. There are currently safer baby powder options that use corn-starch as a talc-substitute, like the Honest Company’s organic baby powder, which was […]

Dos and don’ts for a healthy heart

Researchers found that if people ate less salt and meat and ate more nuts, fruits and vegetables, they could greatly lower risk of heart disease

Dos and don’ts for a healthy heartJust 10 foods account for nearly half of all heart disease deaths in the U.S., researchers reported. If people ate less salt and meat and ate more nuts, fruits and vegetables, they could greatly lower their own risk of heart disease, the researchers at Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy found. It comes […]

“I am sure you will come out as a winner,” says Maha CM’s wife to Aaradhya on her birthday

Aaradhya Mule celebrates her fourth birthday today. My Medical Mantra wishes her a very happy birthday

“I am sure you will come out as a winner,” says Maha CM’s wife to Aaradhya on her birthdayIt is Aaradhya Mule’s birthday today. My Medical Mantra wishes her a very happy birthday. On the occasion of her birthday, we once again appeal to the people to spread as much awareness as possible regarding her situation and for organ donation. In April 2016, Aaradhya was diagnosed with end-stage heart disease. According to the […]

Aaradhya’s struggle moves Maha CM’s wife Amruta Fadnavis

Also joining the campaign to save four-year-old’s life is Padma Shri Dr Tatyarao Lahane, Dean of JJ Hospital, Mumbai and Nikoli Edwards, Independent Senator in Government of Trinidad and Tobago

Aaradhya’s struggle moves Maha CM’s wife Amruta Fadnavis“I request everyone to help Aaradhya get a new heart,” said Amruta Fadnavis, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ wife as she joined My Medical Mantra’s campaign to #SaveAaradhya. A Navi Mumbai resident, Aaradhya was in playschool last year when she was diagnosed with end-stage heart disease. She needs a donor heart whose body weight is […]

Researchers invent new method to identify cause of killer heart disease

New research finds that atrial fibrillation – one of the most common forms of abnormal heart rhythm – is caused by the irregular electrical ‘storm waves’, and is a major cause of stroke as it increases the risk of blood clots forming inside the heart

Researchers invent new method to identify cause of killer heart diseaseA team of researchers have invented a new method to identify the origin of irregular electrical ‘storm waves’ in the heart. This new research, published in PLOS Computational Biology, could have major implications for the future treatment of a killer cardiac disease. Atrial Fibrillation – one of the most common forms of abnormal heart rhythm […]

First made in India dissolvable stents approved by government

Reportedly, a health ministry subject expert committee (SEC) approved Gujarat-based Meril Life Science’s bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS) at a meeting on Tuesday

First made in India dissolvable stents approved by governmentThe health ministry has approved the country’s first locally made bioresorbable cardiac scaffold, or naturally dissolving stent for clearing blockages in arteries that carry blood to the heart. A health ministry subject expert committee (SEC) approved Gujarat-based Meril Life Science’s bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS) at a meeting on Tuesday, a senior government official told on […]

Drinking heavily causes arteries to stiffen up, which may cause heart disease over time

Consistent heavy drinking can age the arteries prematurely by interfering with the blood flow, thus affecting the elasticity of the arterial walls

Drinking heavily causes arteries to stiffen up, which may cause heart disease over timeCardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death worldwide, with over a third of global deaths being attributed to a cardiovascular event. In the United States, CVD accounts for 1 in every 4 deaths, killing around 610,000 people every year. More than half of these deaths occur in men, according to the Centers for […]

My Medical Mantra’s #SaveAaradhya cause finds support from 2,000 college students

Acting upon My Medical Mantra’s plea to save three-year-old Aaradhya suffering from end-stage heart disease and in desperate need of a donor heart, Aurangabad’s Mahatma Gandhi Mission’s College of Journalism and Mass Communication, along with Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College, decided to celebrate Valentine’s Day differently

My Medical Mantra’s #SaveAaradhya cause finds support from 2,000 college studentsTo help three-year-old Aaradhya Mule find a donor heart for transplant, 2,000 students from Mahatma Gandhi Mission’s College of Journalism and Mass Communication (MGM), along with Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College (JNEC), took up My Medical Mantra’s #SaveAaradhya cause on Valentine’s Day. They decided to celebrate the day differently and held a social media campaign to […]
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