Five reasons behind why your fingers are swollen

Swelling, also known as edema, can happen anywhere in the body. It’s commonly seen in the hands, arms, feet, ankles, and legs. Swelling occurs when extra fluid gets trapped in your body’s tissues. Several things can cause this, including heat, exercise, or medical conditions

Five reasons behind why your fingers are swollenPerhaps, you suspected swelling after the rings on your fingers seemed a lot tighter than usual. Or it may be a case of highly noticeable bloating around the joints of your hands. Regardless of the severity, here are some possible explanations for why your fingers seem a little puffy lately. Excess salt consumption Have you […]

Mumbaikars feel the ‘itch’ as mercury rises

Mumbai’s hot weather poses challenges when it comes to skin care. The sweat, humidity, heat and the UV rays can wreak havoc on your skin by calling for a plethora of skin problems. Experts tell you how to keep the skin conditions at bay and combat the harsh sun

Mumbaikars feel the ‘itch’ as mercury risesSkin care needs during the hot weather are different from the routine you use in the winter.  From increased acne to the dangers of the sun’s UV rays, protecting, hydrating and nourishing the skin during hot weather conditions can be a daunting task.  Shikha Goswami* experienced intense itching all over her body. Owing to which, […]

Due to uneasy temperature swine flu toll still shows no signs of abating

Swine flu is a respiratory disease caused by influenza viruses. It infects the respiratory tract resulting in barking cough, decreased appetite, and nasal secretions and can be transmitted easily through the air, skin, saliva and contaminated surfaces

Due to uneasy temperature swine flu toll still shows no signs of abatingAs per the latest data received from state’s health department, Maharashtra has seen a steep rise in swine flu cases with 134 deaths between January and April this year. Among this 16 people were from Marathwada region. Whereas 19 people are on ventilators. The department also informed that Nashik, Pune, Ahmednagar, Kolhapur, Solapur and Pimpri […]

Maha heatwave kills four, state set-up heatwave therapy centres

As the heatwave is grappling Maharashtra, the state government has swung into action and has set-up heatwave therapy centers in all medical colleges. It has also issued an advisory for all collectors

Maha heatwave kills four, state set-up heatwave therapy centresA day after the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a warning about heatwave in the state, four people have died due to the rise in mercury levels. As the heatwave grips the state, and is likely to continue over the next 48 hours, state government has swung into action and has set-up heatwave therapy centres. […]

As Maharashtra sizzles above 40 degrees, swine flu cases are on an upswing

As per the data received from the health department, till March, 80 people have died due to swine flu and 353 cases so far have been reported form various hospitals across Maharashtra

As Maharashtra sizzles above 40 degrees, swine flu cases are on an upswingAs India reels under the blistering heat and parts of Maharashtra sizzling above 40 degrees Celsius, the change in weather pattern in March is a great cause of concern for Maharashtra government. As per the health department data, 80 people have died due to swine flu and 353 cases have been reported from various hospitals […]

After Bhira, Malegaon burns at 43.2° Celsius; IMD warns of heatwave in North-Central region of Maha

In a forecast, the weather bureau has issued a heatwave warning, especially in the parts of North-Central Maharashtra and in all 11 districts of Vidharbha. Temperature is likely to remain high for next 48 hours

After Bhira, Malegaon burns at 43.2° Celsius; IMD warns of heatwave in North-Central region of MahaWith the temperatures soaring above normal in March, heatwave has gripped Maharashtra and as per Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast, it is likely to intensify over the next two days. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, a senior IMD official said, “We have issued a heatwave warning, especially for North-Central Maharashtra and in all 11 districts […]