This Diwali, keep the safety of animals in mind

Diwali is known as the festival of lights, but over the years this joyous celebration has turned from a festival of lights into a festival of noise. Children and teenagers are generally the one who light the most firecrackers. Earlier firecrackers were generally small and less noisy, but over the years, new varieties of firecrackers […]

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Simple and effective ways to reduce fall risk in elderly people

A guide to understand and tackle falls in an #OlderPerson

When a person grows older, mobility concerns come in to play. Falls are one of the major health problems amongst senior citizens and a common cause of injury in this age group; an event which is most of the times accidental and seen mainly in elderly individuals. Recurrent falls are a critical cause of morbidity […]

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This baby toy can causing serious injuries, caution health experts

According to a new study, hundreds of thousands of babies have been injured while using baby walkers. The results of the study appeared in the latest issue of the journal Pediatrics this week. The team of researchers looked at emergency visits due to injuries caused while using infant walkers between 1990 and 2014. They found […]

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Simple and effective ways to reduce fall risk in elderly people

Simple and effective ways to reduce fall risk in elderly people

Falls are the leading cause of injuries among older adults, at times leading to long-term complications and discouraging them from being physically active. Here are a few simple and effective steps one can take to reduce their risk. Regular eye check-ups Eye health plays an important role here, if you are sensitive to light or […]

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Bursting crackers affects animals more than it affects humans

Diwali is known as the festival of lights, but over the years this joyous celebration has turned from a festival of lights into a festival of noise. Children and teenagers are generally the one who light the most firecrackers. Earlier firecrackers were generally small and less noisy, but over the years, new varieties of firecrackers […]

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Mumbai: 44 injured, 2 dead in Ganesh visarjan festivities

Five people were admitted to civic-run Nair Hospital. Twenty-two people were admitted to Ghatkopar’s Rajawadi Hospital. Seventeen people were admitted to a private hospital in Kandivali. On Monday morning, September 24, a boat carrying  five devotees turned turtle and submerged into the Arabian sea. But, immediately people who were on the other boat jumped into […]

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Soon: State govt to start a burns centre in Mumbai

Right in the beginning of the New Year, the health department takes an important decision. As per the information received by My Medical Mantra: The burns centre will be started at Malad, Mumbai It will consist of 30 beds The government will fund it Hospital will have a skin bank Awareness would be created regarding […]

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Kamala Mills fire: BMC chief suspends 5 officers; CM Fadnavis orders probe

Mumbai Kamala Mills fire: She lost her life on her birthday

A massive fire broke out at 12.30 am at ‘1 Above’ restaurant in Kamala Mills compound, Mumbai. Many people were present in the pub when the fire broke. As per BMC disaster management’s information, at least 14 people lost their lives in the incident and 26 are injured.  On December 28, in the gruesome incident, […]

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