Bad air quality, sudden rains wreak havoc on the health of Mumbaikars

In the past few days, Mumbai was dealing with bad air quality. While today morning, Mumbaikars woke up to light rain. The sudden temperature fluctuations can take a toll on people's health. It can increase the risk of viral fear and infections. It can be more problematic for people who suffer from asthma. Health experts say that this can lead to a rise in respiratory illnesses

Bad air quality, sudden rains wreak havoc on the health of MumbaikarsThe weekend showers are also likely to help improve the air quality in the city, which has been deteriorating since monsoon’s departure. While Mumbai’s Air Quality Index (AQI) remained well below 50 during monsoon, it shot up to 111 for the first time in four months on Wednesday, October 16, according to System of Air […]

‘Even the smallest contribution you make can play a big role in saving my son’s life’

The 11-year-old son of Manisha Lohar is suffering from thalassemia major, a bone marrow transplant surgery is the old way to save his life. Earlier, Prathmesh was undergoing regular blood transfusions, but now the transfusions are no longer viable

‘Even the smallest contribution you make can play a big role in saving my son’s life’‘My brother is unwell. He doesn’t play with me anymore, he is sick that is why he has been admitted in the hospital. But I can help make my brother feel better,” said Harshita, the five-year-old sister of Prathamesh. His sister might be young, but she is the only one who can save the life […]

5 bogus doctors arrested by Mumbai police for duping people

The Mumbai crime branch has arrested five bogus doctors from Mumbai's Byculla and Nagpada areas

5 bogus doctors arrested by Mumbai police for duping peopleAccording to the police, the accused persons were practising as a doctor without a degree. The accused persons have been remanded to police custody till October 19th According to Mumbai Police, out of the five, one person is illiterate, the other is 7th pass, and the rest are 10th and 12th respectively. Bogus doctors are […]

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

The study randomly assigned patients to perform yoga and conventional exercise or asanas, in addition to standard chemotherapy. The sample size for the study was 605 patients, with at least a year of follow-up.  The improvements were found on those performing these asanas regularly

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 […]

Organ donation: Mumbai No. 1 city in Maharashtra

Mumbai has witnessed 64 organ donation, so far this year. According to data provided by the Zonal Transplant Coordination Centre (ZTCC) the month of September has seen the highest number of organ donations in comparison with other months.

Organ donation: Mumbai No. 1 city in MaharashtraOne single organ and tissue donor can save or improve the lives of more than eight people, helping to restore eyesight, damaged tissues or vital functions. Organ transplantation gives thousands of children and adults each year a renewed chance at living full and active lives. Organ donations in Maharashtra Mumbai – 64 Pune – 49 […]

Maharashtra assembly election 2019:  Govt doctors exempted from election duty

This decision was taken after a few prominent doctors from state-run hospitals discussed the issue with the Mumbai district collector

Maharashtra assembly election 2019:  Govt doctors exempted from election dutyThe name of doctors, nurses, and staff from Sir JJ Group of Hospitals had emerged in the election duty list. After which Dr Pallavi Saple, Dean, Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Dr Sanjay Surase, Superintendent, Sir JJ Group of Hospitals and Dr Madhukar Gaikwad, Superintendent, St George Hospital met up Mumbai district collector Shivaji Jondhale […]

Topsy-turvy weather wreaks havoc on the health of Mumbaikars

Do you wake up to a sunny morning, commute during a hot and humid afternoon and leave work on a rainy evening? If the answer to this question is yes, then you are among the millions of Mumbaikars who are dealing with this bizarre weather pattern

Topsy-turvy weather wreaks havoc on the health of MumbaikarsThis has been the routine for the past two days in Mumbai. The sudden change in weather has taken a toll on Mumbaikars health. A lot of Mumbaikars are complaining of viral fever and civic-run hospitals are witnessing a surge in patients suffering from fever-related ailments. Since the past few days, Mumbaikars are battling with […]

Bravery award winner begins crowdfunding to help save his brother’s life

A bravery award winner named Mohit Dalvi has begun a campaign to save his brother Rupesh Dalvi. Mohit was conferred the bravery award for saving lives of little girls from drowning into Walkeshwar’s Banganga Ganga. His brother urgently requires to undergo a bone marrow transplant. But the brothers cannot afford the cost of the surgery on their own, so they have turned to crowdfunding and need your help

Bravery award winner begins crowdfunding to help save his brother’s lifeRupesh Dalwi, the 22-year-old elder brother of Mohit is suffering from a rare bone marrow disease which can only be treated with a bone marrow transplant. The bone marrow of Rupesh is no longer producing white blood cells. He was being treated for a year at Global Hospital in Parel. He wasn’t responding to the […]

Better awareness yields results, as Mumbai witnesses its 61st organ donation

In an indication that Mumbaikars are warming up to organ donations, with the 50th organ donation in July, the city had already crossed the benchmark which it had set in 2018. And with a cadaver donation which took place on Wednesday, September 25, Mumbai has now witnessed its 61st organ donation, so far this year. This is also the first time that five organ donations have occured over the course of one month

Better awareness yields results, as Mumbai witnesses its 61st organ donationThis goes to show that awareness regarding organ donation is increasing in the city and day-by-day more people are becoming aware of the vital importance of organ donation. As awareness about the organ donation process is steadily on the rise, more family members are coming ahead themselves to give consent. The 59th organ donation in […]

Mumbai docs perform high-risk surgery to save 1-yr-old Iraqi baby from a facial defect

A multidisciplinary approach by the hospital during this complex and high-risk surgery helped reduce the risk of blood loss or death. The availability of expertise and a timely intervention gave the baby a new lease of life

Mumbai docs perform high-risk surgery to save 1-yr-old Iraqi baby from a facial defectThe baby was diagnosed with large vascular malformation over the left side of the face which resulted into swelling. Successful excision of vascular malformations without causing significant scarring/cosmetic deformity of the face. A team led by Dr Nilesh Satbhai, Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Microsurgeon successfully performed a complex reconstructive surgery on a year-old baby for […]
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