Maharashtra: ‘Endoscopy on wheels’ to help treat stomach ailments of rural patients

‘Endoscopy on wheels,’ is a first-of-its-kind centre in India, it is now ready and will be accessible to the common people. The mobile centre has been conceptualised by Padma Shri awardee Dr Amit Maydeo, Director, Baldota Institute of Digestive Science, Mumbai

Maharashtra: ‘Endoscopy on wheels’ to help treat stomach ailments of rural patientsThis service was launched by Maharashtra Chief Minister, Uddhav Thackeray at the Mantralaya on Tuesday, December 10. This mobile unit will surely benefit rural patients. The primary aim of this novel initiative is to provide state-of-the-art medical facilities to the poor and needy who can’t afford expensive medical diagnosis and treatment in private hospitals. While […]

‘Watch what you eat to beat the diabesity monster’

The world is being plagued by the epidemic of ‘diabesity’. Diabetes and obesity are two non-communicable diseases (NCDs) that are spreading like an epidemic, and the worst affected are the youth. They are falling prey to diabesity because of the lifestyle they lead

‘Watch what you eat to beat the diabesity monster’Obesity and diabetes are two silent killers. While we are aware of their perils, we do not pay much attention to them. We are so caught up in the rut that we do not pay attention to what we eat and how much sugar, salt and trans-fats we consume. The looming threat of obesity has […]

My Medical Mantra turns 3: Thank you, readers!

My Medical Mantra completed three years on December 04, 2019 since its inception the health news portal has focused on the noble cause of organ donation. It has helped spread awareness on organ donation through its stories. It has also helped people in need through its crowdfunding stories. We thank our readers for having faith on us and being part of this journey

My Medical Mantra turns 3: Thank you, readers!My Medical Mantra completes 3 years, one of the organisation’s main focus is to raise awareness on organ donation and it is its mission to spread a word on the importance of organ donation among people. In the last 3 years, My Medical Mantra has been successful in spreading awareness about this noble cause. Through […]

Maharashtra No. 1 in organ donation, yet it still has a long way to go

Although the state of Maharashtra has pipped Tamil Nadu and Telangana to top ‘deceased donation’ list. It still has a lot more to achieve. In terms of awareness, a lot more needs to be done. And while cadaver organ donations are at an all-time high in the state, public hospitals and medical colleges have little claim in the success

Maharashtra No. 1 in organ donation, yet it still has a long way to goIn comparison to other states in India, the highest number of cadaver organ donation has been witnessed in Maharashtra. The union health ministry also appreciated the efforts made by the state and Maharashtra bagged the award for being the best state in the field of deceased organ donation. The state received this award from the […]

#WorldDisabilityDay: Badlapur couple opens first-of-its-kind orphanage for disabled animals

A couple residing in Badlapur, Maharashtra have started an orphanage called ‘Panavatha’ for handicapped animals. This place will exclusively cater to the needs of handicap animals. It is a facility like no other when it comes to taking care of these animals

#WorldDisabilityDay: Badlapur couple opens first-of-its-kind orphanage for disabled animalsThis orphanage aims to provide the utmost care to the disabled animals which are brought in. All kinds of animals will be looked after at this hospital. Whether it be a dog, cat or monkey all animals will be treated with equal care and affection. It might have struck you, that if it is possible […]

#WorldDisabilityDay: ‘With an equal opportunity, disabled people are capable of doing anything’

We bring you the story of a 67-year-old woman, who has been actively working since the last 36 years to ensure that each disabled person is treated equally and the same opportunities that any able-bodied person is provided with

#WorldDisabilityDay: ‘With an equal opportunity, disabled people are capable of doing anything’Meenakshi Deshpande is a 67-year-old woman who lives in Pandharpur in Solapur, Maharashtra. She was affected with polio when she was a child, at the time she was around 6 to 7 years old. As she was a handicap child she was given to any schools. But, due to her father’s resistance, she was eventually […]

Shunned by society, but not defeated – how she became a beacon of hope for others

Continuing with our series of strong independent woman, we bring you the story of a woman’s sheer resilience. She never let her disease define her life. She took the worst that life had to offer and worked towards doing the best for others

Shunned by society, but not defeated – how she became a beacon of hope for othersPeople affected with HIV/AIDS have always been at the receiving end of discrimination in society. They have been ostracised as they have a certain stigma attached to them. But, they were not born with this stigma; it is society that has labelled them. But these patients have not let society dictate terms to them; one […]

‘India performs the second largest number of organ transplants in the world’

The union health minister presided over the 10th Indian Organ Donation Day. He urged people to pledge for organ donation and to save lives of the needy

‘India performs the second largest number of organ transplants in the world’The Health Ministers felicitated and recognised the noble act of organ donation of several families of donors. “You have inspired and motivated all of us through your act of strength and humanity in your saddest moments of life, and we salute all those breavehearts for being a source of life for the needy,” Dr Harsh […]

#OrganDonation: Maharashtra best state in the field of deceased organ donation

The state of Maharashtra received an award for being the best state in the field of deceased organ donation at the ‘10th Indian Organ Donation Day’ ceremony, organised by National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO) at Vigyan Bhawan, Delhi on Saturday, November 30

#OrganDonation: Maharashtra best state in the field of deceased organ donationSurekha Joshi, an organ transplant coordinator from Maharashtra, received an award for the best organ transplant coordinator in India. She has been working for the cause of organ donation since 1997. She initially would counsel people about eye donation and eventually entered into the field of organ donation. She was also the recipient of the […]

Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray pays a visit to Lata Mangeshkar

A day after being sworn in as the Maharashtra Chief Minister, Uddhav Thackeray visited legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar at a city hospital on Friday, November 29

Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray pays a visit to Lata MangeshkarOn Friday evening, Uddhav Thackeray visited veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar to check in on her health. He asked her about her health and spoke with the family members present at the hospital. The meeting comes a day after the Shiv Sena chief was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra under Maha Vikas Aghadi of […]
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