Organ donation: 19-year-old youth, gives new life to three

A plane was arranged to transport his heart from Latur to Mumbai and a green corridor was created to transport his heart to Mumbai. His kidneys went to patients awaiting a transplant in Aurangabad

Organ donation: 19-year-old youth, gives new life to threeA 19-year-old boy from Latur has given a new lease of life to 3 people waiting for donor organs. The boy Kiran Sunil Lobhe was electrocuted at his residence. He was then taken to a private hospital. After being declared brain-dead, yesterday afternoon and the family being counselled, his body was then shifted to Government […]

To curb adulterated sweet menace, FDA keeps a stringent check on sweet shops in Mumbai

During the festival season, the demand for sweet goes up. Grabbing this opportunity to make a quick buck, traders and the sweetshop owners use adulterated food items to make mithai (sweets). This in turn proves to be a health hazard for the common man

To curb adulterated sweet menace, FDA keeps a stringent check on sweet shops in MumbaiWith Navaratri being celebrated in Mumbai and Dussehra just around the corner, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Maharashtra, has swung into action to keep a check and prevent adulteration of sweets. The aim of the FDA is to keep Mumbaikars safe from the menace of the adulterated sweets and away from any diseases or […]

Uterus transplant OPD: More unmarried women seek help

Since the OPD has started the hospital has received more than 300 phone inquiries till date. The registered people are the one who have got donor too. While 10 married women form Pune have registered, 17 unmarried from the city have also registered

Uterus transplant OPD: More unmarried women seek helpIt’s almost been three months that India’s first dedicated uterus transplant OPD has started now. During this time, nine people whose genetic makeup is different have also registered for the procedure. Also, the OPD has received more response from unmarried girls over the married women. While 62 married women have applied, the number of unmarried […]

Dr Ganesh Rakh: An ‘UMEED’ for the girl child

In 2012, Dr Ganesh Rakh made a decision, to not charge money from the patient if a girl child was born. An incident in his life inspired him to go ahead with this idea. Also, even before this incident, he noticed that the birth of a girl child and boy child was treated very differently

Dr Ganesh Rakh: An ‘UMEED’ for the girl childAs you walk into Dr Ganesh Rakh’s Medicare Hospital Foundation in Hadapsar, Pune you are sure to hear sounds of laughter and joy at the hospital. This hospital distributes sweets and cuts cakes if a female child is born. Dr Rakh is a man with a huge heart and larger aspirations. Coming from a very […]

An engineer from Navi Mumbai gives new life to four

The deceased had met with a bike accident on September 21 and was declared brain-dead on September 23. This is Mumbai's 41st cadaver organ donation, this year

An engineer from Navi Mumbai gives new life to fourA Navi Mumbai engineer gave new lease of life to four people waiting for donor organs for transplant after he was declared brain-dead at Apollo Hospital, Navi Mumbai on September 23. Lokesh Gholap was on his way to the office on his bike when he met with accident on September 21 on the Thane-Belapur road. […]

Against all odds: Pune woman combats swine flu and delivers child successfully

Doctors at Ruby Hall clinic, Wanowrie, Dr Shilpa Kulkarni said that she was in critical condition when brought to hospital. In such cases, managing the patient’s nutrition and blood pressure requirement is a challenging task

Against all odds: Pune woman combats swine flu and delivers child successfullyA pregnant woman from Pune put up a brave fight against swine flu and beat all odds to give birth to a baby girl at Ruby Hall clinic in Wanowrie. Shilpa Nimbalkar, a 23-year-old lady, was eight months pregnant when she came in with the complaints of fever and itching in her throat, to Ruby […]

Prostrate cancer cases on rise in rural areas: Delhi cancer registry

The data shows that almost all regions of India are equally affected by prostate cancer. The incidence rates of this cancer are constantly and rapidly increasing in all the Population Based Cancer Registries (PBRCs). The cancer projection data shows that the number of cases will double by 2020

Prostrate cancer cases on rise in rural areas: Delhi cancer registryA majority of metastatic CA prostate cases (PCa) are coming from rural areas. “There is an urgent need for creating awareness about the threat of prostate cancer amongst the rural populace”, expressed Prof (Dr) Anup Kumar, Head of Department, Urology and Renal Transplant, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College (VMMC) and Safdarjung Hospital. The registry at Safdarjung […]

Dr Avinash Saoji who aspires to live for a 100 years, shares his fitness mantra

Dr Avinash Saoji, is the founder and director of Prayas, an NGO based in Amravati, Maharashtra. It works towards the betterment of all four dimensions of health i.e. physical, mental, social and spiritual health. Apart from his social work, Dr Saoji often conducts workshops which guide people on how to stay fit

Dr Avinash Saoji who aspires to live for a 100 years, shares his fitness mantraWhenever people have attended Dr Avinash Saoji’s public programs, he makes it a point to invite them for the celebrations of his 100th birthday. He says that he wants to live and keep working till he is a 100 years old, this is what inspires him. “There is so much to be done and I […]

Krushna meets his mother, ex-armyman father hunts for job to pay bills

After successful heart transplant on Krushna his mother met him for the first time on Thursday. But his father is still at his hometown, arranging money for Krushna’s treatment

Krushna meets his mother, ex-armyman father hunts for job to pay billsKrushna, who was waiting for six months to get heart, has recently undergone heart transplant surgery. Its been two days that the surgery took place and Krushna is recovering at ICU in Fortis hospital in Mumbai. Doctors said they have kept him in unconscious state so that he does not do too many movements. Krushna’s […]

Serve bond or face the music: Maha govt to doctors

The latest notice issued by the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) has asked doctors, who have completed their medical degrees from state government or municipal run medical colleges, to submit their bond-free certificate to the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) for renewal of registration, failing which they will lose their rights of practising in the state 

Serve bond or face the music: Maha govt to doctorsIn a strong move to zero in on doctors who have studied in state or civic-run medical colleges but have not completed the mandatory one-year bond and/or cleared the fees, the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) has asked doctors to submit their bond-free certificate to the state medical council. The DMER, on September […]
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