Number of injured Govindas in Mumbai – 36

Dahi Handi is one of the favorite games of Mumbaikars. Today the excitement is palpable in the city. Govindas are trying their best to break Dahi Handis. Meanwhile, few injuries are reported and the injured Govindas are taken to various hospitals in the city. Here are the numbers of injured Govindas

Number of injured Govindas in Mumbai – 36Number of injured Govidas in Mumbai (till 5 p.m.) Sion Hospital- 11 2 undergoing treatment for hand and leg fractures KEM Hospital-14  1 undergoing treatment Nair Hospital- 3 2 undergoing treatment, 1 discharged Rajawadi Hospital-3 Maa Hospital – 1 3 undergoing treatment in government hospital

KEM hospital’s cadaver lab to train doctors in organ retrieval

Organ donation provides a life-giving, life-enhancing opportunity to those who are at the end of the line for hope. So to train doctors regarding the organ retrieval process, KEM hospital is gearing up to start a cadaver lab

KEM hospital’s cadaver lab to train doctors in organ retrievalThe organ donation process begins after the patient is brain dead. However, retrieving organ form the patient’s body is the most important process. Doctors need an appropriate training to ensure their participation in the organ donation campaign. The  organ donation number in government hospital is low. The leading reason for this is that the doctors […]

‘Don’t need money, but awareness on organ donation’

A man who is on dialysis since last 20 years, appeals people to donate organs, as it can give a new lease of life to someone

‘Don’t need money, but awareness on organ donation’Today, there is a lot of awareness among people regarding organ donation. But in the past, not many people knew about this Nobel deed. Hence, due to the lack of awareness, Prakash More who is on dialysis since last 20 years, appeals people to donate organs. More who is fighting for his life death every […]

TV crime shows and their effects on the minds of children

Increasing addiction to crime shows on TV unleashes a plethora of negative effects on the children, and experts say this is a dangerous trend. Parents and caregivers have to be vigilant about what the kids are viewing on TV and online. The distinction between children friendly shows and other virtual content is a decision for parents to make

TV crime shows and their effects on the minds of childrenKunal Singh (name changed) was a cheerful, talkative boy who would be actively involved in his day to day activities at home and school. Six months ago, he started having sleep issues which were a result of frequent panic attacks during the night. For a nine-year-old, having frequent anxiety attacks is a rare phenomenon. Hence, […]

Soon, a breastfeeding room at KEM Hospital

The announcement was made by the dean of KEM Hospital at an inaugural function of International Breastfeeding Week (Aug 1 to Aug 7) organised by Mumbai Breastfeeding Promotion Committee (MBPC) at the hospital

Soon, a breastfeeding room at KEM HospitalTaking a sensitive step towards lactating mothers King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital, in Mumbai will soon be having a separate Hirkani Kaksh (breastfeeding room) in the hospital premises. It would provide a private space to the female hospital staff members and hospital visitors who want to breast feed their babies. The dean of KEM Hospital, […]

A ‘patient’ who helps other patients at KEM Hospital

Since last 20 years, John is residing near KEM hospital’s public toilet. Destiny played a cruel game due to which he was forced to live like this

A ‘patient’ who helps other patients at KEM HospitalJohn is living in KEM Hospital since last 20 years. He now helps the patients who come to seek treatment in KEM Hospital.  After helping them, he gets 200-300 rupees, which is now his source of income. As John cannot afford the maintenance of the 3 BHK Santa Cruz flat of which the maintenance cost is […]

KEM Hospital gets city’s first GeneXpert to detect viral load in HIV

The King Edward Memorial (KEM) hospital will be using the GeneXpert machine in Mumbai to test the viral load in HIV patients for the first time. The machine has been delivered in the KEM hospital and will start functioning within a next few months

KEM Hospital gets city’s first GeneXpert to detect viral load in HIVThe King Edward Memorial (KEM) hospital will be using a GeneXpert machine for the first time in Mumbai to test the viral load in HIV patients. GeneXpert machines are generally used to test drug resistant TB for first line drug Rifampicin. But for the first time in Mumbai, KEM hospital will be using the GeneXpert to […]

Sex and medicines: All you need to know about hepatitis C

Doctors explain how Hepatitis C is commonly spread through a variety of reasons. They say Hepatitis C is mostly transmitted by blood, unsafe injection practices or IV drug abuse. They emphasize that awareness amongst everyone is important in order to prevent such transmissions

Sex and medicines: All you need to know about hepatitis CRaghav Shinde (name changed) came to the doctor’s clinic complaining of a severe abdominal pain, joint pain, fatigue and fever about a year ago. For someone in their early 50’s, this pain was unbearable. When he met Dr Ravi Mohanka at Global Hospital, he was diagnosed with end-stage of liver cirrhosis. On further testing, Shinde […]

KEM Hospital holds a unique radiology workshop

To guide undergraduate medical students on how to do an angioplasty for peripheral vascular disease, KEM Hospital conducted a workshop on angioplasty simulation. The prime motto of this workshop was to create awareness about radiology

KEM Hospital holds a unique radiology workshopThe radiology department at the KEM Hospital conducted one-of-a-kind workshop on angioplasty simulation for the medical students of the college. The idea was to give students an idea of how this procedure is conducted in case of a specific heart condition. “The idea is to create awareness about radiology. This is the first time that […]

‘Spice’ may grow up to be very popular, say experts

A day after My Medical Mantra reported about the incidence of a new drug, ‘spice’ in the city, social networking websites, Twitter and Facebook, took to discuss the matter in detail. ‘Spice’ Drug, commonly known as synthetic weed is coincidentally reported to be common among young girls and teenagers

‘Spice’ may grow up to be very popular, say experts‘Smoking-up’ is a commonly used term among the teenagers these days. So much seems to be the daze of addiction that most of them don’t realize what’s ‘rolled in those papers’. Shockingly, a new drug seems to have hit the Indian shore. For one, it is dangerous as no one knows about its ill effects completely. […]