‘Make way for ambulances,’ appeals father who lost his son in a traffic jam

Have you ever sat in a traffic jam and observed the vehicles around you, you might have observed what happens when an ambulance tries to make its way. Motorists begin to honk and at times make it difficult for the ambulance to pass through. Have you ever thought about the person inside the ambulance? Here’s why you need to give it a rethink

‘Make way for ambulances,’ appeals father who lost his son in a traffic jamOn the evening of April 10, 2018 Karyappa Kardagi had called an ambulance as his son, Kartik, a three-year-old boy had swallowed something and it has lodged itself in his oesophagus. Karyappa was on his way to Pune from Gadhinglaj with his son, when the ambulance was diverted midway as Kartik’s condition began to deteriorate. […]

Kolhapur: Wrestler suffers a severe neck injury, in critical state

A 20-year-old Wrestler from Kolhapur, Maharashtra, suffered a severe neck injury while competing in a wrestling match on Monday. Nilesh is currently undergoing treatment at Karad's Krishna hospital. Doctors say, his condition is critical and he’s battling for life

Kolhapur: Wrestler suffers a severe neck injury, in critical stateDreams of a budding 20-year-old wrestler came crashing down when he suffered a critical neck injury in a local wrestling tournament. Hailing from Kolhapur, Maharashtra, Nilesh Kandurkar was unbeaten in the local tournament and had a dream a be a big wrestler one day. Unfortunately, on Monday, his dreams came to an end, when he met with an accident, […]

Mumbai: Doctors treat leukaemia survivor for rare chemotherapy side effect

Although the 16-year-old girl bravely overcame her fight against cancer, she was struck with a condition which impairs the hip of a person with chronic pain. Annually, out of 25,000 patients diagnosed with leukaemia in India, 5 to 10% develop the disease

Mumbai: Doctors treat leukaemia survivor for rare chemotherapy side effectA leukaemia survivor from Kolhapur was diagnosed with an extremely rare disease called Avascular Necrosis of the Hip (AVN) that affects cancer patients during chemotherapy or as an after effect. According to her doctors at PD Hinduja, the 16-year-old girl successfully underwent cancer treatment at Tata Hospital and then referred to them for treatment of […]

A teenager’s journey after 300 sit-ups and 26 days of recovery

In her exclusive interview to My Medical Mantra, Vijaya Chougule spoke about the 300 sit-ups that she was made to do in her class and how the following 26 days has been very difficult for her. She recollects almost everything perfectly, yet triumphs her fears by recovering physically as well as getting treated to heal herself psychologically

A teenager’s journey after 300 sit-ups and 26 days of recoveryAccording to doctors who are treating her at the KEM Hospital in Mumbai, she has surely improved. She will be discharged on Wednesday. Vijaya’s 26-long-days’ painful journey:   Currently, Vijaya has started walking after 26 days of constant treatment Vijaya will be discharged from the hospital on Wednesday She is gradually trying to cope with her […]

‘Her’ legs have stopped shivering after 25 days

Kolhapur’s Standard 8 th student Vijaya Chougule, was punished by her teacher and was asked to do 500 sit-ups, as she forgot to carry her notebook. After 300 sit-ups she collapsed on the ground. Immediately, she was rushed to Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Government Medical College, Kolhapur. For further treatment, she was shifted to the KEM Hospital. Now, Vijaya’s health has improved in two days and her legs have stopped shaking after 25 days

‘Her’ legs have stopped shivering after 25 daysVijaya’s legs have stopped shaking after 25 days with the help of medicines. She has shown improvement within two days after being admitted to the KEM Hospital Though, she needs support to walk. Now, her father is relieved as there is improvement in her health. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Nivrutti Chougule, Vijaya’s father said, […]

Scary sit-ups: ‘She is still shivering and has lost her self-confidence’

Her legs are still shivering, she cannot walk, she is in immense pain, and she is scared and has lost her self-confidence. Innocent Vijaya Chougule is still trying to get answers to why she was subjected to such cruelty? “We tried talking to her, to help her get through her agony. Though, she talks but she is still in a state of shock,” informed her father

Scary sit-ups: ‘She is still shivering and has lost her self-confidence’Kolhapur’s Standard 8 th student Vijaya Chougule, was punished by her teacher and was asked to do 500 sit-ups, as she forgot to carry her notebook. After 300 sit-ups she collapsed on the ground. Immediately, she was rushed to Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Government Medical College, Kolhapur. Now, for the further treatment, she has been […]

Corporal punishment victim to undergo treatment in Mumbai

Vijaya Chougule, a Kolhapur resident forgot to carry her book to the school. Sounds like a small thing. But, it turned out to be horrendous for her when her teacher punished her by asking her to do 500 sit-ups. Now, Vijaya will seek treatment at KEM Hospital in Mumbai

Corporal punishment  victim to undergo treatment in MumbaiYou must have heard many incidents of teacher pushing the students when they do not complete their homework. But, you would be shocked to hear that in Kolhapur, a teacher punished the student just because she didn’t carry her notebook. Vijaya Chougule, who studies in standard 8 th, was asked to do 500 sit-ups. After […]

Pune NGO organises matrimonial meet for HIV positive people

Matrimonial website Positive Saathi aims to help HIV positive patients meet others like them, through this event. The matrimonial meet will be held on November 26 in Kolhapur and registration is free for the participants. They will also offer free consultations with doctors and lawyers at the venue. So far, the matrimonial site has seen more than 300 successful marriages

Pune NGO organises matrimonial meet for HIV positive peopleIn today’s day and age, HIV still has a certain stigma associated with it. People with HIV/AIDS still discrimination in society, especially when they try to find a life partner. As most people consider being in a relationship with an HIV positive as taboo. Now, Positive Saathi, India’s first online matrimony portal for HIV positive […]

A baby weighing 5 kgs born in Kolhapur

When a baby is born, generally, the baby weighs around 2 to 3 kgs. But in Kolhapur, a baby weighing 5 kgs was born which is very unique. And the hospital in which the baby was born claims that it is the first baby of Maharashtra who weighs 5 kgs and the height of the baby is 2 feet

A baby weighing 5 kgs born in KolhapurA woman from Kolhapur gave birth to a baby weighing 5 kg. Yes … you will be shocked if you hear this but it’s true. On 20th September, at the Janani Hospital in Kolhapur, Sampada Joshi (name changed) gave birth to the baby. The hospital claims that it is the first baby in Maharashtra who […]

Know why ‘he’ is short….

GHD is a medical condition which arises due to problems arising in the pituitary glands. It affects the stimulation of growth and cell reproduction of the person. Doctors say it is essential to detect the GHD as early as possible. There is something called as height and weight charts. Parents should fill those entries regularly and monitor it closely

Know why ‘he’ is short….Just like other adolescents of his age, an 18-year-old Vijay Jadhav was very excited about going to college after passing out from standard 10. But, he was devastated when his fellow college mates didn’t accept him well. He was often bullied by the fellow classmates and was told to attend school again. “They used to […]