Elphinstone stampede: PM Narendra Modi takes the note of the situation

On Friday, around 10:30 am due to heavy rains, passengers had gathered on Elphinstone and Parel connecting bridge. The stampede took place on foot over bridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations, after which PM Modi took to twitter. Maharashtra Government orders probe

Elphinstone stampede: PM Narendra Modi takes the note of the situationPM Modi tweeted, “My deepest condolences to all those who have lost their lives due to the stampede in Mumbai. Prayers with those who are injured.” He also tweeted, “Situation in Mumbai is being continuously monitored. @PiyushGoyal is in Mumbai taking stock of the situation & ensuring all assistance.” CM Devendra Fadnavis tweeted, “Enquiry will […]

Mumbai: 22 dead, over 39 injured in a stampede at Elphinstone railway station

On Friday, around 10:30 am due to heavy rains, passengers had gathered on Elphinstone and Parel connecting bridge. The stampede took place on foot-over bridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations

Mumbai: 22 dead, over 39 injured in a stampede at Elphinstone railway stationIn a rush-hour stampede, 22 killed (18 male, 4 female)  and over 30 injured, as a crowd tried to leave a narrow foot over-bridge connecting two busy train stations. Injured admitted to KEM Hospital in Parel. While speaking to My Medical Mantra about the unfortunate incident, Niket Kaushik, Railway police commissioner said, “The incident occurred around […]

CHFC to monitor cleanliness in KEM premises

In order to ensure cleanliness in the hospital premises, the KEM Hospital has constituted a Committee on Food, Hygiene, and Cleanliness (CFHC). The committee will keep a close watch on clean water supply and hygiene of food in canteens

CHFC to monitor cleanliness in KEM premisesThe King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital in Mumbai has constituted a Committee on Food, Hygiene, and Cleanliness (CFHC) to ensure the cleanliness of the hospital premises. This committee will also keep a close watch on the clean water supply and hygiene of food in canteens. The committee has been conferred with the powers to take […]

Asian Heart Institute performs its first heart transplant

Navratri is a scared and auspicious festival which brings joy and takes away all the sorrows. While Navratri was truly a blessing as Mumbai’s heart transplant program added yet another success story with Asian Heart Institute of Bandra, operating its first heart transplant patient

Asian Heart Institute performs its first heart transplant  No parent should ever have to mourn the death of their child, but in an unfortunate incident in Latur, the parents of the 19-year-old brain-dead boy, mourned his death, but, at the same time, took a big move by deciding to give a new lease of life, by donating his heart. The parent’s decision […]

Here’s India’s 1st woman dentist-turned-forensic expert

If you are a fan of crime shows and would like to get some thrilling fun in life, one person you should meet for sure in the city is Dr Hemlata Pandey Gala, a forensic odontologist. Haven’t heard of the field? We will solve this mystery for you

Here’s India’s 1st woman dentist-turned-forensic expertIt is believed that passion can often be a very powerful force in making a person work tirelessly. And that stands true, at least in the case of this wonder woman, Dr Hemlata Pandey Gala. Any person who asks her what her profession is tends to look at her with a sense of awe and […]

Sassoon Hospital conducts special workshop to improve doctor-patient relationship

A special workshop was organised at B J Medical College and Sassoon Hospitals, Pune on Friday to teach students communication skills on how to deal patients

Sassoon Hospital conducts special workshop to improve doctor-patient relationshipThere has been an increase in the number of incidents about doctors getting attacked by patients being reported in the country. Keeping this in mind, a unique effort has started where special lessons are devised to teach young doctors on how to communicate with patients. A special workshop was organised at Sassoon Hospital and B […]

On this World Alzheimer’s Day, let’s treat dementia

In various countries of the world, September 21 is observed as the World Alzheimer’s Day. This year, the theme for this day is ‘Remember Me’. Dementia is a disease that commonly affects the elderly. Here in this article, we look at where we have reached so far in terms of its treatment

On this World Alzheimer’s Day, let’s treat dementia“We didn’t realise it was a major illness unless we started noticing behavioural changes in my mother about a year ago. She was just becoming very reclusive. Something like, “You are not giving me food” she would say, exactly 10 minutes after eating. She started getting very violent. My dad, on the other hand, had […]

Dengue dilemma: KEM hospital forms teams to fight dengue

They say, ‘prevention is better than cure’, so acting promptly to this, KEM hospital has gone extra mile to keep dengue at bay, by taking necessary precautionary measures for doctors as well as the hospital staff. The hospital has formed teams to tackle dengue, which is creating havoc in Mumbai

Dengue dilemma: KEM hospital forms teams to fight dengueWhile many patients are coming to the city hospitals to get treated for dengue, KEM hospital is taking measures to see that the doctors don’t fall prey to it. But one of the main concerns is the government hospitals as they generally have breeding spots owing to stagnant waters and so on. Hence, special teams […]

Heavy rains lash Mumbai, water enters in KEM hospital

The city was hit by rain showers on Tuesday afternoon. Parel was one of the areas, which was majorly affected. Due to water logging in KEM hospital, the BMC had to be called for water evacuation

Heavy rains lash Mumbai, water enters in KEM hospitalThe city’s pouring showers proved to be a curse for most Mumbaikars today. However, one of last fears that anyone would want to have, is the hospitals getting clogged and water logged. As Mumbai continued to reel under the impact of the monsoon, rainwater today entered the KEM hospital in Parel. The hospital was filled […]

Govt redefines ‘near relatives’ to make availability of organs easier

The amendment also allows the live organ donation from first cousins having common grandparent(s) and their spouses. Also, the amendment includes live organ donation from both maternal and paternal uncles and aunts of the recipient and their spouses

Govt redefines ‘near relatives’ to make availability of organs easierSoon step-father, step-mother, step-daughter or step-son and their spouses can also donate kidney and liver as the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is set to expand the definition of ‘near relatives’ in the Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Act, 1994. In a circular issued by the Ministry on August 21, it said the […]