Husband turns to crowdfunding to treat his wife who suffers from a serious lung disease

A 36-year-old woman has turned to crowdfunding as a last resort to gather funds to pay for her a serious lung ailment which she has been suffering from since the last two years. As the family is currently running low on funds they had no other option but to use the medium of crowdfunding to finance her treatment. They have sent out an humble appeal online to help them in whatever way possible

Husband turns to crowdfunding to treat his wife who suffers from a serious lung diseaseRupali Patil, a 36-year-old resident from Jaisinghpur in Kolhapur, Maharashtra is suffering from a serious lung ailment. She has been suffering from pulmonary hypertension for the past two years. Doctors who are treating her stated that the only way to save her life is by lung transplantation. But as they belong to a middle-class family, […]

Here’s why young men from Kolhapur will not shave this November

No Shave November focuses its efforts on benefiting cancer research, but they open it up to all cancers as opposed to just prostate and testicular. No-Shave November is a month-long journey in which men give up shaving with a goal to spread cancer awareness. The No-Shave November in Kolhapur has garnered a positive response. Around 300 young men and teenagers coming forward to donate the money that they would have spent on shaving and grooming to help cancer patients

Here’s why young men from Kolhapur will not shave this NovemberWhat is the concept of No-Shave November? While October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, November is focused on men’s health awareness, including testicular, prostate and colon cancers. Two organizations share the credit in starting this endeavor: the No Shave November foundation, which encourages no facial hair shaving at all, and the Movember Foundation, which advocates […]

Kolhapur: A little bit of mischief cost this 23-year-old his life

Who would have imagined that a harmless prank could have disastrous consequences for a 23-year-old young man in Kolhapur

Kolhapur: A little bit of mischief cost this 23-year-old his lifeThe unfortunate incident took place on Monday, September 03, in a clothing factory in Kolhapur where Aditya Jadhav works at. A friend of his approached him on the pretext of cleaning his shirt with a pipe of compressed air, and then proceeded to move the pipe towards Aditya’s anus, although his friend did not insert […]

Maha: Organ donation from Kolhapur saves life of three patients

This is the third organ donation from Kolhapur, where liver and two kidneys saved life of three people

Maha: Organ donation from Kolhapur saves life of three patientsThe organ donation happened in Diamond Hospital from Kasba Bawada area of Kolhapur. D Y Patil hospital in Pune carried out liver transplant for the first time. While one kidney was given to Diamond Hospital, one kidney was given to Noble Hospital from Pune. It was 6-year-old brain-dead whose organs were retrieved. The family was […]

Kolhapur: Doctor assaulted by angry relatives after patient’s death  

In a fresh incident of violence against of doctors, a resident doctor was assaulted in a government hospital in Kolhapur by angry relatives of a prisoner who was brought in for treatment

Kolhapur: Doctor assaulted by angry relatives after patient’s death   The incident took place on Friday morning at Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Government Medical College. A resident doctor who was on duty in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) was beaten up by the angry relatives of the patient after the patient’s death. A prisoner named Akshay Kondekar, was brought to the hospital in the wee […]

Kolhapur: Woman who had stroke while pregnant, safely delivers baby

Thirty-seven-year-old Sukanya Jadhav (name changed) delivered a baby boy, in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. Her case was a rare one, as Sukanya was suffering from the after effects of a brain stroke while she was pregnant. In these cases, the delivery becomes a challenging task. But, she never gave up

Kolhapur: Woman who had stroke while pregnant, safely delivers babyNine years later, the long and never-ending wait of a 37-year-old Sukanya Jadhav (name changed) finally got over, and she received the biggest gift of her life as she got pregnant. Everyone, in her life, was very happy. The celebrations were about to begin, but on the very next day, she suffered a massive brain […]

‘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 […]