#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Laproscopic surgery should be made available in rural areas’

Women, today, are career-oriented and put in the same hours as the men. During the process, they are subjected to severe stress from the work and home fronts. Sustaining this pressure for a long time takes a massive toll on their bodies, and they end up paying a heavy price. Earlier, in case of complications, […]

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#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Medical students should go beyond academics’

Clinical acumen does not figure on the priority list of our undergraduate students, and all the efforts go into cramming to secure high grades. At the Post Graduate level, even the entrance exam focuses more on theory-based education. We need to give medical students a chance to train their minds to think about what’s beyond […]

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Bangladesh ‘Tree Man’ readmitted to hospital as due to relapse of rare the disease

Bangladesh: ‘Tree Man’ readmitted to hospital due to relapse of his rare disease  

A year ago Abul Bajandar, a Bangladeshi rickshaw-puller dubbed ‘tree-man’ for the bark-like growths that once covered his body, appeared to have made a full recovery from the rare condition that has afflicted him for a decade. He had undergone extensive surgeries last year to remove wood-like warts from his hands and feet. But twelve […]

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Mumbai: AMC zonal meet highlighted vital medical issues

The event started with a lucid presentation on GST for Doctors by Mr Hakim. He gave a sound advice about the applicable GST to individual doctors as well as nursing homes. The next session was about Infection Control mechanisms for nursing homes, by AMC knowledge partners, Suburban Diagnostics. Dr Vasant Nagwekar, Dr Viral, Dr Shaheen […]

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Soon: Mumbai to get 10 new ‘Bike Ambulances’, informs Dr Deepak Sawant

Now, 10 new ‘Bike Ambulances’ will be introduced in Mumbai and 20 new  in the remote areas. In the remote areas, where the ambulance can’t reach, the ‘Bike Ambulance’ will be of a great help. Owing to which, the medical facilities will be provided through 20 ‘Bike Ambulances’ in Palghar, Jawahar, Mokhada, Nandurbar and Melghat areas, informed […]

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Dr Shivkumar Utture, MMC’s newly elected president

  Eight months after the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) held elections to set up a new executive committee, the council gets its President and new executive committee members. Dr Shivkumar Utture has been elected as new president, while Dr Jayesh Lele has been appointed as Vice President. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, the newly […]

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Online Continuous Medical Education, soon a reality in India

The World Medical Association (WMA), on Tuesday came out with a circular of making the Continuous Medical Education (CME) digital. This means that the CME’s will be conducted online by making it easier for medical professionals across the country more connected and better informed. WMA’s initiative will help to bridge a gap between high and low resource […]

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Andhra government’s ‘Swasth Vidya Vahini’ to raise awareness on health and medical issues

In order to create awareness among rural people across Andhra Pradesh about various aspects of health, hygiene and diseases, state government launched a novel medical and health programme ‘Swasth Vidya Vahini’ on Saturday. However, awareness activities under the programme will be taken up only from January 1. Under this programme, medical, dental, nursing and home-science […]

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