Beed: ST bus driver drives 26 kms to save passenger

On Tuesday afternoon, a passenger traveling on board a ST bus from Beed to Pune suffered massive heart attack. The witty bus driver took the decision to shift the patient to a nearby hospital. He drove 26 kms to Beed district hospital but the patient couldn’t survive

Beed: ST bus driver drives 26 kms to save passengerOn Tuesday afternoon, patients who had come to Beed district hospital were shocked to see a State Transport bus parked in the hospital premises. No one knew what had happened. But, they later found out that one of the passengers had suffered a massive heart attack. A passenger named Sayyed Jalal who was traveling on […]

Organ donation: A service to mankind, says Vice President Naidu

On December 4, Health news web portal My Medical Mantra, completed a year. So, on the ocassion of its first anniversary, The Vice President of India, Venkaiah Naidu, feclitated the families of organ donors, in the VP house, Delhi. On this ocassion, Venkaiah Naidu, encouraged people to donate organs as it is the need of the hour. He also appreciated and Thanked team My Medical Mantra for taking up the cause and spreading awareness regarding organ donation

Organ donation: A service to mankind, says Vice President NaiduOn My Medical Mantra’s first anniversary, the families of donors who donated the organs and saved lives were felicitated by Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India. “Organ donation is a noble act and it can save and enrich lives, said Venkaiah Naidu in the felicitation programme. Nine family members of the donor families from Mumbai, […]

Healthy Maharashtra: Actor Ashmit Patel joins hands with the government

State government is making efforts to enable the poor people and the destitute, to seek an appropriate treatment. Owing to which, medical camps have been organised in the state. Even, the corporate companies are coming forward to help patients get the state-f-the art facilities. Now, actor Ashmit Patel has joined the bandwagon

Healthy Maharashtra: Actor Ashmit Patel joins hands with the governmentThe government is going an extra mile for ‘Healthy Maharashtra’. Government is organising health camps to provide the free latest medical facilities in the rural areas. If a patient requires a surgery, the financial help is provided from the CM relief fund. If every person is healthy in the state, then, Maharashtra can become healthy. […]

My Medical Mantra turns 1: Thank you, readers!

My Medical Mantra is a unique web portal dedicated to health news which was launched by CM Devendra Fadnavis on December 04, 2016. Our sole purpose is to bring the latest news, interesting developments and intriguing facts from the medical world in simple words. The English website’s popularity led us to launch My Medical Mantra in Marathi. It is the first dedicated Marathi health news website launched by CM Fadnavis on July 1, 2017. We thank readers for their constant love and support

My Medical Mantra turns 1: Thank you, readers!Now, fitness has become a way of life. People are aware of things which they were not aware before. So, with an aim to pave the way for long term well being, the portal helps in spreading, promoting and encouraging a healthy living. Through all its efforts, medical breakthroughs, fitness and diet mantras, we have […]

Organ donation: Maharashtra ranks second in cadaver donation

The state received second while Pune’s Sahyadri hospital stood third for their performances in the field of cadaver organ donation. The state and hospital were selected on various criteria and for encouraging as well as spreading awareness among people about organ donation

Organ donation: Maharashtra ranks second in cadaver donationOn the occasion of the ‘8th National Organ Donation Day’, Maharashtra received the second prize for its performance in the field of Cadaver Organ Donation, while Pune’s Sahyadri Hospital received the third prize. The state and hospital are awarded on various criteria’s like, the total number of cadaver organ donation, Information Communication Education (IEC) activity, […]

Doctors and pharmacists face-off on generic medicines

To make medicines affordable for common man, the government has also given the option of generic medicines. Owing to which, Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has written a letter to doctors by urging them to prescribe generic medicines in bold letter, along with branded. Still, the doctors don’t follow it. Even, PM Narendra Modi had asked patients to use generic medicines

Doctors and pharmacists face-off on generic medicinesAccording to Maharashtra Registered Pharmacists Association, doctors purposely avoid prescribing generic medicines. Kailas Tandle, president, Maharashtra Registered Pharmacists Association said, “MMC has written a letter to the doctors urging them to prescribe generic medicines. Before this, central government also gave a letter. Still, few doctors avoid prescribing it.” According to the Maharashtra Medical Council’s letter, […]

Organ Donation Day: ‘Need to promote cadaver donation’

In India, it is mainly living donors who are donating organs and only about 23 per cent of the organ transplant is being done with organs obtained from the cadavers. There is a need to promote cadaver or deceased organ donation rather than relying on living donors

Organ Donation Day: ‘Need to promote cadaver donation’“When seen from the perspective of reason and rationale, the gift of life is the ultimate gift that one could give and organ donation is, therefore, a ‘God like act’ and needs to be encouraged, ”stated Anupriya Patel, Minister of State (HFW) on the occasion of ‘8th Indian Organ Donation Day.’ It was organised by […]

Aurangabad: Nurse arrested in connection with illegal abortion

The police have arrested a nurse in Aurangabad for allegedly carrying out illegal abortions. A woman, who was coerced to undergo an abortion by her family, filed a case against the nurse. The police have seized abortion pills and instruments required to carry out an abortion from her house

Aurangabad: Nurse arrested in connection with illegal abortionThe Aurangabad police have arrested a nurse, after a woman filed a complaint with the police against the nurse alleging her of conducting illegal abortions. Lalita Khade, a 40 year-old woman, was arrested on Friday from Bhalgaon area of Aurangabad. According to the police, Lalita Khade was working as a nurse, but since the past few months […]

Don’t hold patients at ransom, PMC’s letter miffs pune doctors 

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) in Pune has reacted strongly to the letter. The letter mentions words like exploitation of patients for deposits and the IMA objects to the use of such defamatory words against the medical profession. In response the IMA has sent a letter to the PMC, conveying their stand on the issue 

Don’t hold patients at ransom, PMC’s letter miffs pune doctors A letter dispatched by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has agitated members of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), Pune branch. It has objected to the letter which was recently sent by PMC to hospitals in the city. The letter alleges that the hospitals are holding patients at ransom and their relatives are asked to purchase […]

Pune doctors treat thalassaemia patient with severe dengue

She showed several complications which are not commonly seen among other dengue cases. While being admitted to the hospital, her blood pressure was very low and also her haemoglobin levels had plummeted

Pune doctors treat thalassaemia patient with severe dengueDengue is spreading at an alarming rate this season. It has now emerged as a public health concern in Maharashtra. Pune has recently witnessed a case with a severe manifestation of this dreadful disease. Sheetal Shinde is a 22-year-old woman who is a thalassaemia patient since the last fifteen years. She is suffering from dengue […]