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 […]

Post incessant rains, dengue threat worries BMC

In the 11 days of September, the city has reported 102 dengue cases while only 93 dengue cases were recorded in August. This September, the weather seems suitable for breeding of aedes aegypti mosquitoes, say experts

Post incessant rains, dengue threat worries BMCThe Aedes aegypti mosquito’s carrier of dengue virus breeding spots is being found in stagnant fresh water. Also, the incessant pouring on the city has increased the risk of increasing the mosquito breeding spots. This has put the administration on their toes to control the epidemic. The officials have also asked for the cooperation from […]

Father seeks financial help to treat daughter with rare liver condition

Nayra is currently admitted at Jaslok hospital and an interventional procedure has been performed on her. In order to continue further treatment, the couple are planning to sell their home in Mahim

Father seeks financial help to treat daughter with rare liver conditionNayra is just a one-year-old child who is suffering from a rare liver disease called Budd Chiari Syndrome. Nayra’s parents Vidita and Anil Parmar are doing their best to provide her the best treatment available. According to the doctors, Nayra might need a liver transplant but she is too young to sustain the surgery. For […]

Health insurance should be affordable and accessible by one and all

The CII conclave on coming Wednesday will host a session of Insurance and last mile challenges in insurance like coverage offered, procedural issues related to maintenance

Health insurance should be affordable and accessible by one and allLife insurance is the need of the hour. Public health policy, in all is a matter of discussion for each and everyone of us at a certain point in time. The operating environment of healthcare providers is very important for the health care developments in the country. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Western region […]

Sister donates kidney to brother, celebrates Raksha Bandhan in hospital

On Monday, Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai, witnessed an emotional Raksha Bandhan celebration in the hospital ward, after a sister donated kidney to her brother, who was successfully operated last week

Sister donates kidney to brother, celebrates Raksha Bandhan in hospitalRaksha Bandhan signifies love and strengthens the bond between the brother and the sister. On this occasion, brother pledges to protect his sister, through the thick and thin. But 68-year-old Bakulaben Maniar became an inspiration, as she donated her kidne,y by granting a new lease of life to her 67-year-old brother Dhirenbhai Maniar. Dhirenbhai Maniar, […]