Body shaming can be a health risk for teenagers

Body shaming is one of the biggest problems in today’s young generation and has become a problem for both genders as body image goes deeper than just making somebody feel bad in the moment. It also makes them feel ashamed about their body

Body shaming can be a health risk for teenagersToday’s young generation does not see wrong in expressing their opinion. That is true, but shutting out anyone with a different body type than them is not okay, say doctors. Body shaming is commonly seen in both girls and boys. Girls in their teens want to look thin and boys want to join the gym […]

Infant with a congenital defect in dire need of funds for cochlear implant

He is just eight months old, yet he is unable to hear his name being called out by his parents or relatives. He was born to his parents after many years of them trying to conceive a child. But his parents were shattered when they realised that their own child can’t hear them

Infant with a congenital defect in dire need of funds for cochlear implantSuyash Bedekar, an eight-month-old is suffering from bilateral profound Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL). It is a kind of hearing loss due to the damage in the inner ear or the nerve from the ear to the brain. He urgently needs to undergo a cochlear implant. He is currently undergoing treatment at Mumbai’s civic-run KEM Hospital […]

Tip of the iceberg: KEM doctor removes stone from patient’s mouth in 40 seconds

Doctors at KEM Hospital have extracted a 15x20 centimetres stone from a 55-year-old man’s mouth. The mass in the man’s mouth had formed 5 years ago. The patient noticed this only after he had difficulties in eating and drinking

Tip of the iceberg: KEM doctor removes stone from patient’s mouth in 40 secondsThe patient was a resident of Lucknow, Babu Bhai Yadav (name changed), a 55-year-old male was living with the stone in his mouth since the past 5 years. From many years, he suffered from pain in the mouth. When he began to have difficulties in eating and drinking he went to a doctor. The doctor […]

Ignoring a breast infection, can be risky for your health: Caution doctors

In the last eight years, Mumbai's civic-run KEM Hospital around 5, 500 women came to KEM Hospital to get treated for breast-related ailments out of which 5,000 women were suffering from some or the other form of breast infection. Whereas, 500 women, were detected and diagnosed with advance stage breast cancer

Ignoring a breast infection, can be risky for your health: Caution doctorsWhile a lump inside a breast can be a cause of concern for some women there are certain signs of breast infections or breast cancer which go unnoticed or are ignored. Doctors inform that women should not ignore any kind of breast pain or feeling of swelling. From 2011-2018, around 5,500 women came to KEM […]

BMC budget 2019: Healthy Mumbaikar on BMC’s agenda  

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) announced its annual budget for the city today. The civic budget for the first time crossed Rs 30,000 crore mark. The overall budget for the city this year amounted to Rs 30,692 crore rupees

BMC budget 2019: Healthy Mumbaikar on BMC’s agenda  After the Union Budget, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) presented its budget for financial year 2019-20. BMC commissioner Ajoy Mehta presents civic budget for Mumbai. This is the fourth budget which was presented by Ajoy Mehta during his current tenure. Keeping health as an important priority in its budget the BMC has allocated Rs 4151.14 […]

Mumbai: BMC to increase its health budget, civic hospital to soon turn into multi-specialities

Sixty per cent of the people in Mumbai, live in the Eastern and Western suburbs, and the peripheral hospitals are their lifeline. Many times the patient has to travel all the way to the major hospital, as appropriate facilities are not available in the peripheral hospital. Now with this new decision the BMC intends to convert peripheral hospitals into multi-specialty hospitals

Mumbai: BMC to increase its health budget, civic hospital to soon turn into multi-specialitiesThe Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is set to increase the health budget for the year 2019-20. The move aims at upgrading the peripheral hospitals to multi-specialty hospitals. This move will reduce the patients’ load on the major civic-hospitals, and the corporation can cater to a large number of poor and needy patients. The health budget […]

Patient’s relatives attack ward boy at KEM Hospital

A violent took place against ward boy today (Jan 04) morning at Mumbai’s civic-run KEM hospital. A ward boy was physically assaulted by a patient’s relative. After this a group of workers came together and went on strike

Patient’s relatives attack ward boy at KEM HospitalThe incident took place around 11:30 a.m. when a ward boy told the relatives of a patient that they could not charge their mobile phones inside the ward. After this the relatives beat up the ward boy. In response to this incident, a group of workers went on strike outside the dean’s office. Around 150 […]

KEM doctors turn fruit sellers to draw attention to unpaid stipend issue

Doctors at Mumbai’s civic run KEM Hospital turned fruit-sellers for a day, in order to highlight the plight of their fellow colleagues who have not been paid their stipend for more than a month. The aim of this protest is to voice their demands and draw the government’s attention toward this burning issue

KEM doctors turn fruit sellers to draw attention to unpaid stipend issueIn order to show solidarity with their colleagues from Nagpur, Latur, Beed, and Aurangabad who have not been paid the stipend for the past several months, the resident doctors from Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) have also joined the protest and pledged their support as well. Resident doctors at Mumbai’s civic-run hospitals have also […]

Mental health: Mumbai docs treat the boy with a rare mental condition

Ritesh suffered from a mental disorder called Early Psychosis, where a patient thinks that someone is there beside him all the time. He used to slouch while walking. The family, at first, thought that he was suffering from back pain, but, when this continued, the family got terrified and sought for medical help

Mental health: Mumbai docs treat the boy with a rare mental conditionMany times, as a kid, one must have been carried by the relatives on their back, but, a 23-year-old Mumbai man carried someone all the time on his back. He talks to him, plays with him, and take him along while going anywhere. For a second, you will feel that we are telling you the […]

KEM Hospital to set-up one-stop centre for rape, acid attack victims

Mumbai’s civic-run KEM Hospital is soon going to start a one-stop centre for victims of rape, child abuse and acid attacks. This centre will help reduce the time that these traumatised woman have to spent at the hospital for medical examinations

KEM Hospital to set-up one-stop centre for rape, acid attack victimsThe centre aims to have gynaecologists, physiatrists, forensic experts under one roof. This will help speed up the process of preparing the medical reports which have to be handed over to the police and courts. Now, the sexually abused women and girls will have a dedicated centre for them. This centre will be started at […]
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