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 […]

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. […]