#VoteForHealth: ‘Government should focus on bogus pathologists issue’

As the Lok Sabha general elections have begun across the country and the people are taking to the polling booths to cast their vote, My Medical Mantra highlights a few healthcare needs which need to be taken into consideration by whichever government comes into power

#VoteForHealth: ‘Government should focus on bogus pathologists issue’My Medical Mantra’s campaign #VoteForHealth focuses on various health issues which are very important for the well-being of the common man. On which the government must focus during and after the election. The biggest festival of the largest democracy in the world has begun, and people are coming out from their homes to cast their […]

National Liver Day: Are we as a society failing our alcohol addicts?

Alcohol-related liver emergencies are rising. People are oblivious of how dangerous alcohol is for the liver’s health. Today, even in Asian countries like India, alcohol is emerging as the commonest cause of chronic liver disease

National Liver Day: Are we as a society failing our alcohol addicts?National Liver Day is observed every year on April 19, each year, to spread awareness about liver-related diseases. According to the WHO, alcohol consumption accounts for 3.8% of the global mortality and 4.6% of Disability-Adjusted Life Year (DALYs). Liver disease represents 9.5% of alcohol-related DALY’s worldwide, while individual rates vary in different regions. Today, even in […]

#VoteForHealth: “Government should work towards increasing the life span”

...shares Dr Sanjeev Kamble, former Director, Health Services, Maharashtra, for My Medical Mantra's #VoteForHealth campaign which spreads awareness about health issues among the common people. Wherein, health experts and policymakers express their views about a healthy state

#VoteForHealth: “Government should work towards increasing the life span”My Medical Mantra’s campaign #VoteForHealth focuses on various health issues which are very important for the well-being of the common man. On which the government must focus during and after the election. Dr Sanjeev Kamble, former Director, Directorate of Health Services (DHS), Maharashtra, has shared his views with My Medical Mantra. He says that in […]

#VoteForHealth: “Government must control rampant use of junk food”

As the Lok Sabha general elections have begun across the country and the people are taking to the polling booths to cast their vote, My Medical Mantra highlights a few healthcare needs which need to be taken into consideration by whichever government comes into power

#VoteForHealth: “Government must control rampant use of junk food”After the election, people have very high hopes from the government. Voters hope that the government will deliver the promises, and work for the betterment of people. With an aim to create awareness about health issues, My Medical Mantra has started a campaign called #VoteForHealth. Through this campaign, we are gathering important health issues, which […]

#VoteForHealth: “Prevention aspect missing from India’s health policy”

As the Lok Sabha general elections have begun across the country and the people are taking to the polling booths to cast their vote, My Medical Mantra highlights a few healthcare needs which need to be taken into consideration by whichever government comes into power

#VoteForHealth: “Prevention aspect missing from India’s health policy”Through the #VoteForHealth series, we aim to convey the honest opinion of doctors and medical workers over the expectations that they will have from the upcoming government after the elections. The first phase of the #Election2019 has commenced on Thursday, April 11. During the next few days, the election fever will reach its peak, but, […]

#VoteForHealth: “Liver transplants need to be made affordable for common people”

With an aim to make people aware of their health rights and issue pertaining to health. My Medical Mantra has started a campaign called #VoteForHealth. Under this campaign, we will bring to you the perspective of eminent doctors about healthcare and policies which the government should take into account

#VoteForHealth: “Liver transplants need to be made affordable for common people”The first phase of the #Election2019 has commenced on Thursday, April 11. During the next few days, the election fever will reach its peak, but, what about the real health issues? The biggest festival of the largest democracy in the world has begun, and people are coming out from their homes to cast their vote. […]

“If we don’t manage to secure funds, he will not survive”

Kiansh has been suffering from Budd-Chari syndrome, a rare liver disease. He was diagnosed with the disease when he was just two-months-old. And the only option by which he can survive is through a liver transplantation

“If we don’t manage to secure funds, he will not survive”“I have to donate a part of my liver, to save my son’s life, If I don’t he will not survive. And my mission is to save his life,” says teary eyed Varshala Ingle, mother of a two-year-old Kiansh. Kiansh has been suffering from Budd-Chari syndrome, a rare liver disease. He was diagnosed with the […]

Excess meat consumption tied to higher risk of liver disease, finds study

People who eat a lot of animal protein may be more likely to have excessive fat in their livers and a higher risk of liver disease than individuals whose main source of protein is vegetables, a Dutch study suggests

Excess meat consumption tied to higher risk of liver disease, finds studyWhile dietary changes are recommended to treat this type of liver disease, research to date hasn’t clearly demonstrated whether these changes can work for prevention. Researchers focused on what’s known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which is usually associated with obesity and certain eating habits. Overweight people who ate the most animal protein were […]

Healthy eating habits tied to reduced risk of developing liver disease

People who make an effort to improve their diet may be more likely to have less fat in their livers and a lower risk of liver disease than individuals who stick to unhealthy eating habits, a U.S. study suggests

Healthy eating habits tied to reduced risk of developing liver diseaseResearchers focused on what’s known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFDL), which is usually associated with obesity and certain eating habits. While dietary changes are recommended to treat this type of liver disease, research to date hasn’t clearly demonstrated whether these changes can work for prevention. For the current study, researchers examined data from dietary […]

Here’s scientific evidence why eating green leafy vegetables can help protect your liver

New research that features in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) discovers that a compound present in green leafy vegetables helps prevent non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in mice

Here’s scientific evidence why eating green leafy vegetables can help protect your liverA larger portion of green leafy vegetables in the diet may reduce the risk of developing liver steatosis, or fatty liver. In a study published in PNAS researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden show how a larger intake of inorganic nitrate, which occurs naturally in many types of vegetable, reduces accumulation of fat in the […]