Finally! Akash is appearing for his exams from home

Akash Parab lost his younger brother, after the gruesome stampede took place on foot-over bridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations, on On September 29. Akash was coping with his brother’s death, injury and how he can appear for the exam. But, Mumbai University came to Akash’s rescue. As, the representatives of Mumbai University and college went to his house and conducted his exam

Finally! Akash is appearing for his exams from homeTill now, the victims of Elphinstone stampede haven’t come out of the shock, and amongst one of them is Akash Parab, a student of second year, B.COM of Ramanand Arya D.A.V. College, Bhandup. He was coping with brother’s death and his injury and the exam tension. Dr Devanand Shinde, Chancellor of the Mumbai University took […]

Go ‘Clean’: Nursing students perform a street play

They say, ‘Cleanliness is next to godliness’, keeping up with that, a street play was organised. Dr Avinash Supe, Dean of KEM Hospital and all the heads of the department and professors were present for the same

Go ‘Clean’: Nursing students perform a street playCleanliness is a most important topic for everyone. If we maintain cleanliness in our daily life we feel lots of benefits. If we talk about our health (physical, mental, social and psychological), we notice that how important the personal cleanliness and cleaning of environment is necessary for us. The whole environment is our home which […]

Mumbai cop felicitated for donating blood for the 50th time

Mumbai police work round the clock. Despite of heavy rains, festivals and so on. Police are always on their toes to serve the citizens. Similarly, for Pundalik Awhad, a constable of Sewree police station, blood donation is of prime importance along with citizen's security

Mumbai cop felicitated for donating blood for the 50th timeDonated blood is a lifeline in an emergency and for people who need long-term treatments which is why we need you to donate blood. Likewise, Pundalik Awhad, a police constable of Sewree police station has donated blood for 50 times. But, he understood the importance of blood donation due to a life changing incident. His daughter was […]

Pune paediatricians witness rise in dengue cases with complications among children

 Pune has reported more than 2,000 suspected cases of dengue in the last four months. Doctors say that this year the incidence of complications in dengue related cases have increased as the burden of dengue is significantly high

Pune paediatricians witness rise in dengue cases with complications among childrenIn the last three months, Pune has reported the highest number of dengue cases, related to dengue this year. Paediatricians have observed several complications in children affected with dengue. Pune has reported more than 2,000 suspected cases of dengue in the last four months. Doctors say that this year the incidence of complications in dengue […]

Bombay HC rejects abortion plea of minor rape victim

The father of a 16-year-old rape victim has approached the Bombay High Court seeking permission to terminate victim’s 27-week pregnancy. The high court, on October 10, had directed the KEM Hospital to form a medical board of expert doctors and examine the present health condition of the victim

Bombay HC rejects abortion plea of minor rape victimMumbai’s 16-year-old minor victim will not be able to abort her child. As Bombay High Court rejected the abortion plea which was filed by her father. The victim’s father has sought the permission to terminate her pregnancy on the grounds of her physical incapability to bear and deliver a child. The victim is mentioned to […]

Minor rape victim approaches Bombay High Court to end 26-week pregnancy

Recently, across India, a number of cases have surfaced where people are approaching the judicial authorities to terminate the over 20-week pregnancy of the women. In India, the Section 3 of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act, 1971, does not allow abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Doctors feel that there is a need to make amendments in the MTP Act

Minor rape victim approaches Bombay High Court to end 26-week pregnancyA father of a 16-year-old rape victim has approached the Bombay High Court seeking permission to terminate victim’s 26-week pregnancy. The high court, on October 10, had directed the KEM Hospital to form a medical board of expert doctors and examine the present health condition of the victim. The court had asked the board to […]

An NGO adds ‘magic’ to the life of children affected with cancer

Many NGO’s and cancer survivors work to help the cancer patients lead a normal life. A child gets bogged down due to cancer. So, with an aim to spread smile on the faces of the children suffering from cancer, few youngsters have joined hands by organising a puppet and a magic show for them

An NGO adds ‘magic’ to the life of children affected with cancerCancer can rob their childhood. But, to give children happiness and spread smile son their face, few youngsters who work in a private company are going extra miles. These youngsters had organised a puppet and a magic show in LTMG Sion Hospital in order to help them ease their sorrow and pain and give them […]

WhatsApp: Be cautious about the organ donation messages

WhatsApp is a great tool of communication, if used wisely. With everyone around us talking about organ donation, there are huge chances of bogus promotions on the same. My Medical Mantra tries to review one such fake message doing rounds about organ donation and what is the correct to go about it

WhatsApp: Be cautious about the organ donation messagesAt least, once in our lifetime, we must have received messages like – “A donor of Kidneys is available. A person aged 27 is in his death bed. His last wish is to donate his kidneys. His blood group is: AB+ve. Mob: **********..Plz Share… Someone, somewhere, may require. Forward to as many as possible. We may save […]

After Bhabha, KEM to get biogas plant

Three months ago, Bandra’s K.B. Bhabha Hospital installed biogas plant to save fuel. After which, KEM Hospital is all set to install the same. This initiate will help to save the fuel

After Bhabha, KEM to get biogas plantKEM Hospital at Parel in Mumbai gets patients from across the state. The hospital arranges for lunch and dinner of around 400 people, for which it requires around 40 cylinders every month. By taking this into consideration, the hospital has decided to install a biogas plant. Dr Avinash Supe, Dean, KEM Hospital, said, “Hospital administration […]

Elphinstone bridge stampede: KEM gives yoga lessons to survivors

On Friday, At least 23 commuters were killed a tragic stampede on a narrow railway foot-over bridge connecting the Parel-Elphinstone Road stations. The injuries of the patient who were admitted in the KEM Hospital for treatment. To help survivors get back on track, the hospital is giving them yoga lessons

Elphinstone bridge stampede: KEM gives yoga lessons to survivorsThe gruesome Friday stampede left dozens of people injured. But for those who are injured, the scars are not only on the body but also on their mind. The tragic incident still haunts the injured leaving them shocked. And to ease the agony of these survivors who are suffering hand, leg, and back injuries, the […]
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