Mumbai: Prince’s health remains critical, inform doctors

Doctors at Mumbai’s civic-run have stated that the child’s condition is worrisome. He has been put on a ventilator

Mumbai: Prince’s health remains critical, inform doctorsUttar 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 […]

Mumbai: Doctor commits suicide at KEM Hospital

In an unfortunate incident, a doctor working at Mumbai’s civic-run KEM Hospital, committed suicide on November 16

Mumbai: Doctor commits suicide at KEM HospitalThe reason behind his suicide is still unknown. Dr Pranay Jaiswal was a senior medical officer (SMO) at the hospital. His phone was switched off since 8 pm. last night. He had completed his studies in general surgery. His friends tried their best to get in touch with him. Around 11 am, on November 16,  his […]

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. Also,  he started losing the sensations in his leg, and if not treated, then he might have lost the ability to walk

Mumbai: KEM doctors save 14-yr-old’s life suffering from a rare congenital anomalyDoctors 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 […]

Digital detox to recharge and reboot you

A digital detox is switching off electronic gadgets such as mobiles and smartphones, tablets, laptops, and computers for a certain period of time. This allows you to spend some screen-free time and enjoy whatever you are doing

Digital detox to recharge and reboot youFeeling 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 […]

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

Medical students studying at KEM, Nair, and Sion Hospital will soon take on the role of teachers. The students have come together under an initiative known as ‘Vector’ and will soon impart sex education to children studying at municipal schools in Mumbai

MBBS students step in to the role of teacher to impart sex education to kidsThe 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 […]

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

Two ex-students from KEM Hospital have found a way to give back to their alma mater. A husband-wife duo who are IVF specialist have reached out to KEM Hospital and will be helping them in starting an IVF clinic aimed at helping the common people

Soon KEM Hospital to have its own IVF clinic, thanks to ex-studentsBehind 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 […]

Mumbai: Doctors at KEM Hospital protest against violence on doctors

Senior and resident doctors at Mumbai’s civic-run KEM Hospital have organised a token protest to raise their voices against the increasing incidents of violent attacks on doctors in the country

Mumbai: Doctors at KEM Hospital protest against violence on doctorsSenior 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 […]

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

Civic-run hospitals in Mumbai have recorded 36 cases of swine flu in total, so far this month. Swine flu is a respiratory disease caused by influenza viruses that infect the respiratory tract of pigs and result in a barking cough, decreased appetite, nasal secretions, and listless behaviour; the virus can be transmitted to humans

Mumbai witnesses 36 cases of swine flu, so far this monsoonMumbai 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 […]

MBBS students to learn how to recognise symptoms of mental illnesses

KEM Hospital will be hosting a workshop on Wednesday, July 10, to help undergraduate medical students to identify the signs and symptoms of mental illness among people. The objective of this workshop is to help identify a ‘psychological crisis,’ and inform students about mental health

MBBS students to learn how to recognise symptoms of mental illnessesIt 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 […]

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

In order to treat cases related to monsoon-related illness, the civic-run hospitals have started a monsoon Out Patient Department (OPD) in their premises. The civic-run hospitals will also soon organise blood donation drives as a precautionary measure to be prepared for emergency cases

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