A heat-buster plan to tackle the sweltering October heat  

Prajakta Borse, a sports nutritionist and clinical dietician, shares how to beat this prickly heat of the October

A heat-buster plan to tackle the sweltering October heat  We all have noticed the remarkable change and the sudden drop in the humidity with very few rain showers to almost nil causing a steep rise in the temperature. Well, let’s welcome autumn famous for its prickly sun rays throughout the day, and breezy coolant nights with clear sky glittered with stars. If this difference […]

Here’s how to manage a sore throat and prevent infections

Sore throats can be painful and annoying. Fortunately, most sore throats are caused by a minor illness and go away without medical treatment. The best way to prevent sore throats is to avoid the germs that cause them and practice good hygiene. If a sore throat is persistent, you must see a doctor

Here’s how to manage a sore throat and prevent infectionsThe last two months of 2017 brought along cold winds and the city experienced the chills, a sure sign that winter was here. Although the festive season has ended and the New Year has begun, Mumbai has also experienced a shift in temperature conditions; it remains a fluctuating weather timetable. Due to the impact of […]

Mumbai: Civic body to upgrade peripheral hospitals to a ‘multi-speciality’ centres

The move aims at strengthening and providing the state of art healthcare facilities especially in the western and eastern suburbs. More than 60% of Mumbaikars live in western and eastern suburbs of the city. And the move will provide hassle-free medical facilities to the people

Mumbai: Civic body to upgrade peripheral hospitals to a ‘multi-speciality’ centresThe Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to upgrade the peripheral civic-run hospitals in the city into multi-speciality hospitals. Sources say the BMC has proposed two thousand crore rupees to strengthen the health system in the city While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Avinash Supe, Dean of Mumbai’s civic-run KEM hospital, and Director of […]

BMC issues notices to 8,500 Mumbaikars for failing to curb mosquito menace

Cases have been filed against 563 people and the BMC has collected fine of Rs 63 lakhs from Mumbaikars

BMC issues notices to 8,500 Mumbaikars for failing to curb mosquito menaceThe Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued notices to 8,500 Mumbaikars for not taking preventive measures to curb the mosquito menace by destroying or looking out for mosquito breeding spots. The BMC has initiated action against Mumbaikars between January-June 2018. Insecticide department of BMC has penalised the citizens for not taking due care to of […]

Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims its fifth victim?

So far, this monsoon, four deaths have been reported due to leptospirosis. Sources inform that a fifth suspected death has occurred due to the zoonotic disease

Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims its fifth victim?Three people had died due to leptospirosis in the month of June A 15-year-old boy from Kurla A 27-year-old man from Govandi And, a 21-year-old woman from Malad On July 13, a 17-year-old from Worli died due to the disease. The fifth victim was undergoing treatment for leptospirosis at Mumbai’s civic-run Sion Hospital, the person […]

Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims its fourth victim?

This is the fourth suspected death due to Leptospirosis. In the month of June, three Mumbaikars had died due to leptospirosis. The latest death due to leptospirosis is yet to be confirmed by the BMC’s Epidemiological death committee

Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims its fourth victim?A 17-year-old from Worli, Mumbai has suspected to have died due to leptospirosis in the city As per the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the teenager had walked through the flooded water in Worli Seaface and other areas The BMC has recently released the latest data of the monsoon-related disease in Mumbai. As per the data […]

Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims first victim of monsoon?

A middle-aged man has died in Mumbai on the evening of Monday, June 25. The BMC’s health officials suspect that the man died after contracting leptospirosis. The death occurred at Mumbai’s civic-run Sion hospital. Last year, leptospirosis claimed the lives of three people

Mumbai: Leptospirosis claims first victim of monsoon?This could become the first case, where leptospirosis has claimed the life of a person during on-going monsoon season The monsoon in Mumbai has now already set. For the month of June, the island city has witnessed the second highest rainfall in the past 10 years. But apart from this Mumbai, has witnessed its first […]

#MumbaiRains: Here’s what you need to do if you waded through waterlogged streets

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued health guidelines as a precautionary measure, as symptoms of these diseases can be visible only after a few days. So, if you have waded through rainwater already, or in coming days you might have to make your way through waterlogged streets, don’t forget to take these medications for your better health

#MumbaiRains: Here’s what you need to do if you waded through waterlogged streetsThe monsoon arrived in the city with a bang. Mumbai witnessed its first spell of monsoon on Saturday. And as far as the condition of the roads was concerned, the visuals were pretty much the same as every year. The roads were waterlogged, and yet again the claims of BMC were washed away. Many Mumbaikars […]

Need to find a public toilet? Google can soon help you out

Mumbaikars can now find a public toilet nearby with the ease of just one click. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has uploaded information regarding all public toilets in the city on Google Maps. It will guide you by showing public toilets which are in your vicinity

Need to find a public toilet? Google can soon help you outLocating a public toilet in a city like Mumbai is like searching for a needle in a haystack. As the number of toilets are very few. But now, Google will help you to find the exact location of nearby public toilets. Just search it on Google and you will surely find it. Since the last […]
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