Yoga improves quality of life in breast cancer patients, proves study

Yoga improves quality of life in #breastcancer patients, proves study  

An Indian study by including doctors Nita Nair, Nishu Singh Goel and five others from Department of Surgical Oncology, Breast Disease Management Group and Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) in Mumbai have evaluated and proven that yoga helps improve the quality of life for women undergoing medical treatment for breast cancer. Interestingly, the study shows that […]

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Swine Flu: Symptoms, treatment and tips to stay safe

Swine flu also denoted as H1N1, is an infection caused by any one of several types of swine influenza viruses. This is a highly infectious disease that can spread even through bare minimum contact with a person infected with H1N1 virus. When infected people cough, spit or sneeze, tiny drops of the virus are released […]

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

This 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 […]

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Mumbai: 57% of resident doctors in civic-run hospitals face work-related burnout

People from all walks of life are talking about burnout and its impact. Those who experience burnout, report a loss of enthusiasm, feelings of pessimism, and a low sense of personal accomplishment. These feelings can show up in a work or home environment, or both. In India, factors such as extensive working hours, poor facilities, […]

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Organ donation: Meet a health ambassador who creates awareness on railway stations

After retiring from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, 68-year-old Ramesh Dongre took up the mission to educate people about the ill effects of tobacco, about organ donation, noise pollution, cleanliness and so on with the help of a board on Kandivali railway station, Mumbai, for an hour daily. He wears the banner and creates awareness […]

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Sex toys users at a higher risk of getting infections

The sex narrative in India is undergoing a major shift. Many sexual wellness start-ups are seeing a huge growth in the country. From lubricants and massagers to edible lingerie and sex games from kinky costumes to hundreds of types of vibrators; the sexual wellness industry is offering a variety of product to its ever increasing […]

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CM Fadnavis assumes charge, signs first cheque under CM Relief Fund

On Monday, November 25, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis assumed charge of his office After assuming charge, Devendra Fadnavis signed the first cheque of his second tenure which has been given to a patient in need. The Chief Minister Relief Fund was suspended due to the president’s rule in Maharashtra Amid the political crises in […]

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#NationalEpilepsyDay: Myths on epilepsy still prevail in society

The event was attended by epilepsy patients and others. Epilepsy is a chronic disorder, the hallmark of which is recurrent, unprovoked seizure. A person is diagnosed with epilepsy if they have two unprovoked seizures (or one unprovoked seizure with the likelihood of more) that were not caused by some known and reversible medical condition like […]

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