Injured husband consents to donate brain-dead wife’s organs, helps save 3 lives

The family of a 44-year-old brain-dead woman helped in providing the gift of life to three patients who were waitlisted for an organ transplant. This invaluable sacrifice will help give them a second chance at life

Injured husband consents to donate brain-dead wife’s organs, helps save 3 livesThe husband of the deceased donor was injured in a car accident with his wife and family members. When doctors approached him for consent, he showed great courage and gave his approval for organ donation. The family was aware of organ donation and felt it would be of more help to the people who were […]

Mumbai: Jaslok Hospital to soon have a new makeover

The hospital will launch modular operation theatres, expanded OPD services, catheterisation laboratory, and include recreational centres

Mumbai: Jaslok Hospital to soon have a new makeoverThe 350 bedded Jaslok Hospital concludes today, that handling of operations and management control will remain with the hospital and rests all speculations about taking over of daily operations. Having recognised as the best trust-run hospital, and to continue to be at the forefront of clinical excellence, Jaslok Hospital is ramping up its refurbishment plan […]

Jaslok Hospital organises Pink Note 2.0 to spread awareness on breast cancer

 In India, over 1, 50,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year - a staggering number that has overtaken cervical cancer to become the most common cancer affecting women. With 70,000 deaths getting reported every year, a woman succumbs to breast cancer every ten minutes in the country

Jaslok Hospital organises Pink Note 2.0 to spread awareness on breast cancerDue to a lack of awareness (even in metros), the absence of a nationwide, population-based breast cancer screening programme and more than 60 per cent of breast cancers getting detected at an advanced stage, most cancer patients succumb to the disease within a year of getting diagnosed. Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre concluded an evening […]

Jaslok Hospital launches one of its kind geriatric clinic for seniors

Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre launched one of a kind Geriatric Clinic at its hospital premises on Pedder Road on Sunday, September 16, 2018. The event was graced by award winning actress Padma Shri Shashikala who inaugurated the clinic along with other dignitaries

Jaslok Hospital launches one of its kind geriatric clinic for seniorsEven though India is a young country, it’s important to understand and combat the healthcare issues faced by the elderly. According to statistics, in Asia as a whole, the proportion of the elderly is expected to increase from 10.5 per cent to 22.4 per cent during 2012–2050. India is situated in the grip of an […]

Jaslok Hospital spreads awareness on monsoon related diseases in Dharavi

The main objective of the awareness workshop was towards spreading awareness about the water-borne diseases and a step towards a healthy hygienic life at the time of monsoon

Jaslok Hospital spreads awareness on monsoon related diseases in DharaviJaslok Hospital and Research Centre in association with Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation took a step forward towards healthy India and organised an awareness workshop at Dharavi. In 2017, the BMC recorded 1,134 dengue cases and 17 deaths due to the vector-borne disease caused by mosquitoes. Even as malaria cases are steadily declining, with over 6,000 recorded […]

Mumbai: Doctors hope to revive comatose mother to reconnect with twins

The woman had given birth to twins, after which she suffered from a brain injury wherein her brain was deprived of oxygen and immediately went into coma after a Caesarean section surgery. Doctors are trying to revive her with a new method of neurological surgery called Deep Brain Stimulation

Mumbai: Doctors hope to revive comatose mother to reconnect with twinsJaslok Hospital has performed a first-of-its-kind Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery on a woman who has been in persistent vegetative state for almost a year now. The twins who haven’t even known the touch of their mother were conceived via In vitro fertilisation (IVF). The woman after suffering cardiorespiratory arrest along with being in the […]

Caution: Bad lifestyle choices has put youngsters at an increasing risk for piles

Piles – a neglected condition about which people are often embarrassed to talk about. Today, a lot of youngsters are suffering from it. Here the doctors list out the major causes, symptoms, and effective treatments, to cure piles

Caution: Bad lifestyle choices has put youngsters at an increasing risk for pilesPiles (haemorrhoids) are swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that cause discomfort and bleeding. The size of piles can vary and are found inside or outside the anus, explained doctors. Usually the age group above 40 gets piles informed doctors. But “now-a-days, it is commonly seen in the youngsters, in the age […]

Jaslok Hospital starts Mumbai’s first adolescent clinic

India has the largest population of adolescents in the world – 253 million. Owing to this demographic, it is of utmost importance to start taking adolescent health more seriously

Jaslok Hospital starts Mumbai’s first adolescent clinicJaslok Hospital and Research Centre launched the first adolescent clinic today in Mumbai. The clinic is aptly named ‘Lighthouse’ aims to address concerns related with the physical, mental and emotional health of the youngsters. Adolescence is a time of transition that can be filled with questions and challenges, hence this clinic intends at providing expert […]

‘Look, Lurve and Learn’: Breast self-examination training for BMC women employees

On the occasion of national breast cancer awareness month, Jaslok Hospital provided self-examination training to the women employees of the BMC Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (D-ward) in Mumbai. The training session was conducted at D ward BMC office, Nana Chowk, Mumbai for the entire women workforce of BMC

‘Look, Lurve and Learn’: Breast self-examination training for BMC women employeesBreast cancer projection for India for the year 2020 suggests that the number to go as high as 17, 97,900, says a report by NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information). Also, the recent statistics show that women suffering from breast cancer are mainly below the age of 50 years. On October 30, the training session conducted […]

‘Patients come first and I ensure my doctors are convinced about it’

Dr Tarang Gianchandani’s journey from being an orthopaedic surgeon to one of the youngest CEO of a hospital wasn’t an easy one. She has faced challenges in a profession mainly dominated by men, some of whom are not comfortable with a woman being a leader

‘Patients come first and I ensure my doctors are convinced about it’“The patients are my first priority,” says Dr Tarang Gianchandani ,CEO of Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai. She graduated from Lady Hardinge Medical College which is Asia’s only women’s medical college, to become an orthopaedic surgeon; she went on to procuring an MBA from the National University of Singapore. She is one of the youngest women administrators […]