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 […]

Pune doctors perform a risky surgery, treat lady with a rare tumour

A 50-year-old lady in Pune was denied treatment by the doctors at different private hospitals who wanted to get her operated for tumour, which was present just behind the oral cavity adjacent to tonsil. But the lady was fortunate, as two weeks ago, doctors at Sassoon hospital successfully removed the tumour

Pune doctors perform a risky surgery, treat lady with a rare tumourVijaya Khot, a Kolhapur resident, was denied treatment at different private hospitals that she had visited before coming to Sassoon hospital in Pune. Khot wanted to get rid of her tumour which was placed at a risky location.  The tumour was surrounded by the main artery which was connected to brain. Private Doctors denied to […]

You can help Pranali raise funds to cure her bedridden brother       

Sourabh Shete suffered serious injuries to his spine last year, and needs advanced physiotherapy sessions to recover

You can help Pranali raise funds to cure her bedridden brother       Elder siblings almost always have their younger siblings’ back. Same is the case with the Shete siblings from Kolhapur. When Sourabh Shete met with an accident last May and hurt his spine, his elder sister Pranali set all her aspirations aside and made his recovery her life’s only mission. Pranali has initiated crowdfunding and is […]

Maha govt felicitates BMC for measures of birth control

The state government of Maharashtra felicitated BMC on the eve of World Population Day for effectively implementing No Scalpel Vasectomy (NSV) and Postpartum Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (PPIUCD). Apart from BMC, other corporations which have outstandingly performed in terms of birth control measures under family welfare programme were also felicitated

Maha govt felicitates BMC for measures of birth controlOn the eve of World Population Day, celebrated on July 11, the state government of Maharashtra felicitated the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for effectively implementing No Scalpel Vasectomy (NSV) and Postpartum Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (PPIUCD). In 2016-17, BMC has done 736 NSVs and around 8,000 PPIUCD and stood first in implementing these birth control measures. […]

Tell me my friend, why should I work: An emotional poem penned by a doctor on the recent attacks

Dr Chaitnaya Kulkarni, a resident from Government medical college, Kolhapur, has penned down a poem questioning why patients overlook efforts made by doctors to save their lives and attack them mercilessly. Dr Kulkarni has written this poem following a brutal assault on one of the resident doctors in Dhule, after which 4,500 resident doctors had gone on strike for five days

Tell me my friend, why should I work: An emotional poem penned by a doctor on the recent attacks“Resident doctors work round the clock. Sometimes, the shift duty stretches for 48 hours and for whom do we work? We work because every life is precious for us and in return what do we get? We get abused and assaulted by patients and their relatives,” said Dr Chaitanya Kulkarni, a resident doctor at Government […]