Pothole menace: Doctor crushed to death in road accident

A 23-year-old doctor lost her life in an unfortunate accident on Wednesday (October 09) evening, her bike hit a pothole and she was run over by a truck. The accident occurred on the Wade-Bhiwandi Highway in Thane

Pothole menace: Doctor crushed to death in road accidentThe condition of roads in Mumbai, Thane, Domblivi, Kalyan, and Palghar are quite pathetic. The pothole menace is a growing problem in urban areas all over Maharashtra. On Wednesday night, an innocent woman lost her life due to a pothole. Dr Neha Sheikh lost control of her motorcycle after it hit a pothole hard. She […]

‘Doctors should devote their time in talking to patients’

Doctors, nurses, paramedical and support staff form a strong and robust framework of the ‘Health Pyramid’. Providing health services to a state is a herculean task, but stronger the pyramid, more robust the health system will be. If we can develop this pyramid, especially in rural areas, nothing can stop Maharashtra from becoming a healthy and prosperous state

‘Doctors should devote their time in talking to patients’Unfortunately, rural areas still do not have an adequate number of doctors and paramedical staff. We face an acute crunch of nursing staff as well. Due to non-availability of trained manpower, there is a disparity in the health services at urban and rural areas. Healthy Maharashtra should cover two major aspects: availability of specialised human […]

Here’s why Bipasha Basu wore a grey ribbon on her shirt

On the eve of #WorldMentalHealthDay, Bollywood sensation Bipasha Basu, has come out in open to spread awareness on #mentalillness. Bipasha has posted a picture on the social media platform of Twitter wearing a grey ribbon. #WorldMentalHealthDay is celebrated on October 10 each year

Here’s why Bipasha Basu wore a grey ribbon on her shirtStress, anxiety, peer pressure, and, competition are taking a toll on the human mind. Owing to which a lot of people are suffering from mental illness. In India, one in twenty are suffering from mental disorders. And, the number is rising worldwide. Mental illness is still looked upon as a stigma in India. Due to […]

Pune: More than 8 lakh people screened for swine flu

Over eight lakh people have been screened for Swine Flu in Pune city, till today the figure has reached 8,00,764. With the change in weather and upcoming winter, officials have asked the residents to take all possible precautionary measures

Pune: More than 8 lakh people screened for swine fluSo far, in 2019, over eight lakh people have been screened for Swine Flu in Pune city. Till today the figure has reached 8,00,764. With the change in weather and upcoming winter, officials have asked the residents to take all possible precautionary measures. According to Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) data, a total of 13905 people […]

Shocking! More than 5 lakh people diagnosed with mental disorders in Maha

According to data provided by the central government’s Health Management Information System (HMIS), in the last one and a half years, 5,43, 411 patients in Maharashtra were diagnosed with mental health problems. From this given figure, 1, 51, 881 patients in Mumbai were diagnosed with mental health conditions. These figures were derived from patients seeking treatment at government and civic-run hospitals

Shocking! More than 5 lakh people diagnosed with mental disorders in MahaMental illnesses are brain-based conditions that affect thinking, emotions, and behaviours. Since we all have brains – having some kind of mental health problem during your life is really common. Mental health problems may be related to excessive stress due to a particular situation or series of events. As with cancer, diabetes and heart disease, […]

Maha: FDA starts inquiry over pharmacists working at multiple drugstores

The Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken notices of cases, wherein certain pharmacist are working at more than one drugstore. This is not allowed under the rules of the FDA. If found guilty, a stringent action will be taken upon those who have broken the rules

Maha: FDA starts inquiry over pharmacists working at multiple drugstoresThe Maharashtra Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) has begun an inquiry against 79 pharmacists, who are allegedly working in many chemists shops. According to the FDA, if the pharmacist is found guilty during the inquiry, strict action will be taken against them. As per the rules, a pharmacist cannot lend his degree to others and […]

Rajasthan govt ban paan masala on 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

The Rajasthan government on Wednesday, October 02, announced a ban on the use of paan masala containing magnesium carbonate, nicotine and tobacco, and even the flavoured supaari in the state on the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Rajasthan govt ban paan masala on 150th anniversary of Mahatma GandhiWith this, Rajasthan has become the third state after Maharashtra and Bihar to announce such a move. The initiative has been taken to prevent youths from getting addicted to such tobacco products. While announcing this decision to the press, Rajasthan’s health minister Raghu Sharma stated, “All such products will now be banned in the State […]

#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘This book will help strengthen policies on health,’ states Eknath Shinde

On September 28, My Medical Mantra presented the coffee-table book titled ‘Healthy Maharashtra – A Vision Document by Eminent Doctors’ to Maharashtra’s Health Minister Eknath Shinde and MP Shrikant Shinde. Thr minister appreciated this initiative of My Medical Mantra and stated that the book will help be of reference to policymakers

#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘This book will help strengthen policies on health,’ states Eknath ShindeThe book was launched by the hands of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Wednesday, September 18 in Nashik. This book is a compilation of opinions and suggestions of various doctors whose aim is to make Maharashtra a healthy state. My Medical Mantra has been focusing on health-related issues that are of public importance. The organisation has […]

Shocking: Maharashtra witnesses 15 deaths due to swine flu in one month

While from January 01 to September 15, the state reported 212 deaths caused due to swine flu (H1N1 virus). During the same duration of time 2,207 new cases of swine flu were detected and diagnosed across the state

Shocking: Maharashtra witnesses 15 deaths due to swine flu in one monthThe district to witness the most deaths is Nashik, with 33 deaths as a result of the virus. From January 01 to August 18, 197 swine flu deaths were recorded. 18,65, 704 patients were physically examined. From August 18 to September 15, 15 deaths were recorded. Swine flu also denoted as H1N1, is an infection […]

Maharashtra: Special detection campaign for non-communicable diseases begins from today

Around 8.66 crore people are expected to be surveyed through this campaign. The survey aims to include the examination of patients for leprosy, TB, high BP, diabetes, oral cancer, breast cancer and uterine cancer, and also create public awareness about lifestyle-related illnesses

Maharashtra: Special detection campaign for non-communicable diseases begins from todayCoinciding with the run-up to the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the state of Maharashtra, started a special patient search campaign has been launched in the state from today. This will continue till September 28. Under this campaign, nearly 8.66 crore people will be examined for various diseases. “This survey will cover all the […]
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