Maha: After Mumbai, MMC to take action against bogus path labs in Pune

After prompting, the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) to take action on four pathologists in Mumbai who provided their signatures to run illegal pathology labs, the Maharashtra Association of Practicing Pathologists and Microbiologists is set to lodge a complaint on against pathologists in Pune whose have allowed their names have been used to operate bogus path labs

Maha: After Mumbai, MMC to take action against bogus path labs in PuneIn state of Maharashtra, be it rural or urban areas, there are thousands of illegal pathology laboratories run by unqualified personnel. This is quackery in the medical field and is hazardous to the public health. More cases are emerging about illegally-run pathology labs. The Maharashtra Association of Practicing Pathologists and Microbiologists have found that there […]

Organ donation: Brain-dead man gives new lease of life to two

The family of a 57-year-old man consented to donate his organs after he was declared brain-dead, this act of generosity helped give a new lease of life to two patients who were waiting for an organ transplant. This organ retrieval marked Mumbai’s 3rd organ donation, so far this year

Organ donation: Brain-dead man gives new lease of life to twoThe cadaver donation took place at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital on Thursday, January 22. The 57-year-old male patient suffered from a hypertensive brain haemorrhage during the course of his treatment and was declared brain-dead by the doctors. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Rekha Barot, organ transplant co-ordinator of Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, said, […]

Mumbai marks its first heart transplant of 2019

Marking their 1st heart transplant of 2019. Doctors at Fortis Hospital, Mulund conducted a life-saving surgery on a 60-year-old recipient

Mumbai marks its first heart transplant of 2019The donor family consented to donate their brain-dead father’s heart, liver, kidneys and corneas. This also marks Kalyan’s 1st multi-organ cadaver donation and retrieval in 2019. A team of cardiac specialists at Fortis Hospital, Mulund led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head-Cardiac Transplant Team, successfully performed a heart transplant on a 60-year old male recipient from […]

Mumbai: Sewri TB Hospital records over 9,000 TB deaths in the past five years

In the last five years, 41,487 TB patients were registered at Sewri’s civic-run TB Hospital from which 9,471 patients died due to the dreaded respiratory illness

Mumbai: Sewri TB Hospital records over 9,000 TB deaths in the past five years41,817 patients were admitted in Sewri’s TB hospital during the last five years. 9,471 patients died due to tuberculosis. In India, around 4 lakh people lose their lives in India due to TB, each year . While 29 lakh cases of TB are registered each year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made it his mission to […]

Happy New Year: Thank You, Doctor! TB survivor pens an emotional letter for doctors

On Monday, December 31 (New Year’s Eve), doctors at Mumbai’s civic-run TB Hospital in Sewri, received a pleasant surprise. It was a surprise which they will never be able to forget in their lifetime

Happy New Year: Thank You, Doctor! TB survivor pens an emotional letter for doctorsWish you a very happy New Year Doctor; these were the words which a TB survivor wrote inside the greeting card which she presented to the doctors who treated her. An 11-year-old girl named Anshika Vishwakarma, had walked into the hospital to wish doctors a ‘Happy New Year.’ These were the very same doctors who […]

Man cycles from Kolkata to Mumbai to raise awareness about blood donation

Most of us are well aware that blood donation can help save precious lives. Yet very few people willingly come forward to donate their blood. This happens due to certain doubts or misconceptions which people have. Now, a 49-year-old man from Kolkata has travelled all the way from Kolkata to Mumbai to spread awareness about this noble cause

Man cycles from Kolkata to Mumbai to raise awareness about blood donationJoydeb Roth had departed from Kolkata on October 05, 2018 and reached Mumbai on December 28. Today, he visited blood banks in KEM and JJ Hospital. He met with the officials of the blood banks. On his journey, he travelled across Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh), Delhi, Haryana, and eventually reached Mumbai. He has […]

How one Christmas tree, devastated the lives of three families

Five senior citizens died in a major fire that broke out in a 15-storey residential building located at Tilak Nagar. This is the fourth major fire incident that took place in Mumbai in the past four days

How one Christmas tree, devastated the lives of three familiesThe fire started on the 11th floor of a residential building called Sargam society. The housing society is located at Tilak Nagar in Chembur. The victims have been identified as Sunita Joshi, 72, Bhalchandra Joshi, 72 and Suman Shrinivas Joshi, 83, Tarla Gangar, 52 and Laxmiben Gangar, 83. The five elderly residents of the building […]

KEM doctors turn fruit sellers to draw attention to unpaid stipend issue

Doctors at Mumbai’s civic run KEM Hospital turned fruit-sellers for a day, in order to highlight the plight of their fellow colleagues who have not been paid their stipend for more than a month. The aim of this protest is to voice their demands and draw the government’s attention toward this burning issue

KEM doctors turn fruit sellers to draw attention to unpaid stipend issueIn order to show solidarity with their colleagues from Nagpur, Latur, Beed, and Aurangabad who have not been paid the stipend for the past several months, the resident doctors from Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) have also joined the protest and pledged their support as well. Resident doctors at Mumbai’s civic-run hospitals have also […]

Mumbai police help pregnant woman deliver a child at Dadar station

A mother of two, started experiencing excruciating labour pains at Dadar railway station. The Mumbai police immediately rushed to her aid. The doctors were called in and the woman safely delivered a baby on the platform

Mumbai police help pregnant woman deliver a child at Dadar stationThe Mumbai police have always served as guardian angels of the city. They lent a helping hand in times of emergency and natural disasters. In one such incident which occurred a few days ago, the police helped a mother in to deliver a baby. The incident happened on the intervening nights of December 23 and […]

Doctors welcome surrogacy ban, but raise doubts over certain clauses

The clause of allowing surrogacy from ‘close relatives’ and a clause of having a cooling period of at least five years of married life before opting for surrogacy has become a bone of contention after the Lok Sabha recently passing the bill banning commercial surrogacy in India

Doctors welcome surrogacy ban, but raise doubts over certain clausesExperts have said that there is no logic for five year minimum period and by restricting it to only blood relatives it government is trying to limit the option of surrogacy. While speaking to My Medical Mantra about the five year clause and the clause requiring the surrogate mother to be a blood relative, Dr […]
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