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 […]

Swine Flu: Symptoms, treatment and tips to stay safe

Currently in Maharashtra, according to recent news reports, Swine Flu has claimed about 191 lives and as many as 1,772 people have tested positive for the contagion so far this year; this is alarming. The city is seeing a frightening rise in the number of swine flu cases; keeping this in mind, it is imperative that people identify early symptoms of this infection and seek appropriate preventative care before it’s too late

Swine Flu: Symptoms, treatment and tips to stay safeSwine 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 […]

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

‘Endoscopy on wheels,’ is a first-of-its-kind centre in India, it is now ready and will be accessible to the common people. The mobile centre has been conceptualised by Padma Shri awardee Dr Amit Maydeo, Director, Baldota Institute of Digestive Science, Mumbai

Maharashtra: ‘Endoscopy on wheels’ to help treat stomach ailments of rural patientsThis 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 […]

Mumbai: Now, get tested for HIV at a railway station near you

In a bid to change the negative attitude towards HIV testing, the Mumbai District AIDS Control Society (MDACS) will offer free tests at 12 stations in Mumbai which see the maximum footfalls

Mumbai: Now, get tested for HIV at a railway station near you  In collaboration with the railways, the Mumbai District AIDS Control Society (MDACS) is going to set-up kiosks and also carry out the HIV test, so that people can finally know if they are a risk of being HIV positive (+). This year, the HIV screening campaign will start from the second week of December […]

My Medical Mantra turns 3: Thank you, readers!

My Medical Mantra completed three years on December 04, 2019 since its inception the health news portal has focused on the noble cause of organ donation. It has helped spread awareness on organ donation through its stories. It has also helped people in need through its crowdfunding stories. We thank our readers for having faith on us and being part of this journey

My Medical Mantra turns 3: Thank you, readers!My Medical Mantra completes 3 years, one of the organisation’s main focus is to raise awareness on organ donation and it is its mission to spread a word on the importance of organ donation among people. In the last 3 years, My Medical Mantra has been successful in spreading awareness about this noble cause. Through […]

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

Job burnout is a special type of work-related stress, a state of physical or emotional exhaustion that also involves a sense of reduced accomplishment and loss of personal identity

Mumbai: 57% of resident doctors in civic-run hospitals face work-related burnoutPeople 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, […]

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

Keeping in line with our stories which share a theme of organ donation, today we bring you the inspiring story of an individual who is truly 'out there' to spread awareness on organ donation. This 68-year-old health ambassador is on a mission to spread awareness on tobacco-related diseases and organ donation

Organ donation: Meet a health ambassador who creates awareness on railway stationsAfter 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 […]

Sex toys users at a higher risk of getting infections

Doctors say that once people start using sex toys, they end up overusing it. Gadgets can't be an alternative for genuine human touch. The use of substandard toys can also lead to skin problems

Sex toys users at a higher risk of getting infectionsThe 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 […]

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

The temporary President’s Rule in the state of Maharashtra had plunged the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund into a crisis. It was abruptly stopped due to the political deadlock in the state. Now the appointment of  Devendra Fadnavis as the chief minister of Maharashtra. The CM Relief Fund has resumed operations

CM Fadnavis assumes charge, signs first cheque under CM Relief FundOn 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 […]

#NationalEpilepsyDay: Myths on epilepsy still prevail in society

On the occasion of National Epilepsy Day, which was observed on November 17, the Epilepsy Foundation had organised an event to raise awareness about the neurological condition

#NationalEpilepsyDay: Myths on epilepsy still prevail in societyThe 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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