Meet a Nari Shakti awardee who developed a bra to help detect breast cancer

Dr A. Seema, the Nari Shakti Puraskar winner, with her team, have developed a bra which helps in diagnosing breast cancer. My Medical Mantra's correspondent, Darshana Daga, got an opportunity to share a talk with her

Meet a Nari Shakti awardee who developed a bra to help detect breast cancerA six-member team, headed by Dr A. Seema of the Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (C-MET) from Thrissur has developed a bra which helps in detecting breast cancer. With embedded sensors that measure the skin temperature and also creates thermal imaging to detect cancerous cells, this device will help many to diagnose breast cancer. […]

Meet the Nari Shakti awardee who has dedicated her life to eradicate blindness in India

Dr Sujatha Mohan is constantly working in the field, to provide the primary eye treatment to the rural and poor people in Southern India. She has been awarded the Nari Shakti award by President Ram Nath Kovind in recognition of her relentless hard work

Meet the Nari Shakti awardee who has dedicated her life to eradicate blindness in IndiaThis International Women’s Day, The Nari Shakti Puraskar, the highest civilian award for recognising the achievements and contributions of women, was awarded to Dr Sujatha Mohan. Dr Sujatha is the executive medical director of Rajan Eye Care Hospital, and she has dedicated her work towards eradicating preventable blindness in southern India. She aims at providing […]

IIT Delhi students invent roll-on to help ease period pain  

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi incubated start-up Sanfe has launched Sanfe Period Pain Relief Roll On to relieve period pain and ease out the mood swings faced by women during menstruation cycle

IIT Delhi students invent roll-on to help ease period pain  Based on essential oils including eucalyptus oil, menthol and wintergreen oil, it can also help improve the mood of users. It has been developed by two third-year B. Tech students Archit Agarwal and Harry Sehrawat (Co-Founders at Sanfe) and an IIT Delhi Professor Dr Srinivasan Venkataraman. Archit Agarwal, B. Tech Textile Technology student and Co-founder […]

‘Human Milk Bank’ for the kids of sex workers is the need of the hour’

Gauri Sawant, a transgender and a renowned social activist has penned down a book, describing her journey. Soon, a book on her life 'Gauri-The Urge to Fly' will hit the market

‘Human Milk Bank’ for the kids of sex workers is the need of the hour’On the occasion of International Women’s Day, a renowned transgender activist Gauri Swant inaugurated the cover page of her book ‘Gauri-The Urge to Fly’  The book focuses on her struggle and how she managed to break the stigma and social stereotype of the society  Gauri is fighting for the rights of the sex workers and transgender over the past […]

#WomensDaySpecial: Air Vistara to offer sanitary pads on-board

Air Vistara is set to become the first airline in the country to provide sanitary pads to its female passengers. This is part of a special initiative which will be started from March 8

#WomensDaySpecial: Air Vistara to offer sanitary pads on-boardThese sanitary pads will be provided to the women on request. It aims to help ease any problems a woman might face if they do not have a sanitary pad with them. Women who face awkward situations need not worry about these problems any longer. The ‘PadsOnBoard’ initiative will offer bio-degradable sanitary pads to women […]

IMA to organise special programme this Women’s Day

Every year, Women’s Day is celebrated March 8 to honour their remarkable contribution to society. In this programme, there will be lectures by many stalwarts on self-defence, fitness, healthy eating, and stress management for a peaceful and happy life

IMA to organise special programme this Women’s DayGlobally, Women’s Day is celebrated March 8 every year in honour of their remarkable contribution to society. When a woman and doctor, i.e., Creator and healer come together, it will create a more civilized, happy, and peaceful society. Therefore, to commemorate International Women’s Day, this year, Indian Medical Association (IMA) Pune, in association with Pune […]

Know about the top 5 illnesses which affect women

Women and men share most of the common illnesses; but there are few distinctions that set them apart from each other. The health of a woman can be differentiated and deserves special attention. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, doctors elaborate on the five common illnesses witnessed largely in women

Know about the top 5 illnesses which affect womenMenstrual Irregularities These can have various presentations right from puberty to menopause. Periods may be prolonged, heavy, scanty, delayed or frequent. Often, this can be physiological; however, it is important to rule out any underlying medical cause. In young adolescent girls, the cause of an irregular bleeding pattern could be a polycystic ovarian disease, thyroid […]

Vashi: Women’s wing inaugurated at Hiranandani Hospital

This week, marked International Women’s Day, which celebrated the empowerment of women. On this note, a women’s wing has been set up at the hospital

Vashi: Women’s wing inaugurated at Hiranandani HospitalIt will be situated on the 4th floor of the multi-specialty hospital; the wing has a set-up of 15 beds, available on a single, double and triple occupancy basis. Managed by all women staff, each room on this wing is designed as a comfortable arrangement which also caters to patients’ attendant’s accommodation. The ward was […]

Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis launches Asmita scheme to provide subsidised sanitary pads

At the event, Devendra Fadnavis presented Akshay Kumar with the Asmita award for raising awareness on the issue of sanitary pads through 'Padman'

Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis launches Asmita scheme to provide subsidised sanitary padsOn the occasion of International Women’s Day, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and Bollywood actor, Akshay Kumar inaugurated the Asmita Yogana, to provide sanitary pads at an affordable price. Akshay Kumar said, “For bring about a scheme such as Asmita Yogana, I want to give Pankaja Munde the title of ‘Padwoman.’ People should go on the […]

International Women’s Day: Govt launches low cost oxo-biodegradable sanitary pads

 The central government marked Women’s Day by launching a scheme called ‘Suvidha.’ Under this scheme low cost oxo-biodegradable napkins will be made available at affordable rates in Jan Aushadhi stores across India

International Women’s Day: Govt launches low cost oxo-biodegradable sanitary padsUnion Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers, Ananth Kumar launched the 100% oxo-biodegradable sanitary napkin ‘Suvdiha’. The sanitary pads will cost Rs 2.50 per pad. These napkins be available at Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana stores from 28th May. Low-cost sanitary pads are part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s promise of delivering health products at affordable […]