Mumbai: Prince’s health remains critical, inform doctors

Uttar Pradesh resident, Prince was brought to Mumbai for a congenital heart condition. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Hemant Deshmukh, Dean, KEM Hospital, said, “Prince’s health is critical. His blood pressure is fluctuating, he is put on a ventilator. His parents have been informed about his condition.” He added, “We received information that […]

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Mumbai: KEM doctors save 14-yr-old’s life suffering from a rare congenital anomaly

Doctors from Mumbai’s civic-run KEM hospital treated a 14-year-old Buldhana boy from a rare congenital anomaly. He had developed a tilted spine as one part of the spine did not develop. Moreover, he started losing the sensations in his leg, and if not treated, then he might have lost the ability to walk. Doctors from […]

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igital detox to recharge and reboot you

Digital detox to recharge and reboot you

Feeling anxious by just thinking about giving up your smartphone and missing out on social media updates for a day? It may not be as bad as you think – if you’re prepared. Dr Harish Shetty, consulting Psychiatrist at Dr LH Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, explained, “Continuous use of smartphones and other gadgets can cause neck […]

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MBBS students step in to the role of teacher to impart sex education to kids

The medical students will soon impart sex education to children studying in civic-run schools in Mumbai. The students will help spread awareness on sex education and personal hygiene among the children. This initiative will also reach out to those children who have not completed their studies and have dropped out. This initiative was first started […]

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Soon KEM Hospital to have its own IVF clinic, thanks to ex-students

Behind India’s booming population is another story: declining fertility rates and desperate couples. Urban Indian fertility is now at levels seen in developed countries and in some places among the lowest in the world. Now to tackle this problem, two former students from KEM Hospital will be establishing an IVF centre. This will be beneficial […]

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Mumbai: Doctors at KEM Hospital protest against violence on doctors

Senior doctors from civic-run hospitals in Mumbai have come forward to lend their support to resident doctors. On Tuesday, July 23 held a token protest at KEM Hospital. Their demands were to beef up security arrangements across all civic and government-run hospitals and medical colleges. The protest was held to as a mark of solidarity […]

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Mumbai witnesses 36 cases of swine flu, so far this monsoon

Mumbai recorded its first suspected swine flu death on Saturday night. A 26-year-old woman from Mumbra succumbed to the suspected H1N1 virus after she stopped responding to treatment. Danishta Idress Khan had been admitted to the civic-run KEM Hospital in Parel in the first week of July. She was diagnosed with swine flu and was […]

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MBBS students to learn how to recognise symptoms of mental illnesses

It will help students identify patients with depression and other mental health-related illness, so that early intervention can take place and the patient can be referred to a psychiatrist. Around 180 MBBS students will participate in this workshop, they will be split into groups. The workshop will train students on how to identify signs of […]

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BMC Hospitals start ‘Monsoon OPD’ to keep a check on rain-related ailments

Usually after the heavy rainfall, a few weeks later more and more patients come for a medical check-up. Infections by virus and bacteria are main threats, hence, people need to adopt preventives measures and it is advisable to visit doctors. In the last three years (2015-2018), there were 97 deaths caused due to dengue in […]

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