Organ donation: Brain-dead 54-year-old woman helps save two lives in Mumbai

The family of a 54-year-old woman consented to donate her organs after she 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

Organ donation: Brain-dead 54-year-old woman helps save two lives in MumbaiA cadaver donation took place at Mumbai’s Nanavati Hospital on Wednesday, August 29. The 54-year-old female patient became brain-dead, due to bleeding in the brain. The decision to donate her organs was taken by her bereaved son and daughter. For the past few days the woman was being treated at Nanavati Hospital in Vile Parle. […]

Organ donation: Brain-dead man gives new lease of life to four patients in Mumbai

The family of a 46-year-old man his organs after he was declared brain-dead, this selfless act went on to save four patients who were waiting for an organ transplant. This was the 32nd organ donation which has taken place in Mumbai, so far this year

Organ donation: Brain-dead man gives new lease of life to four patients in MumbaiA cadaver donation took place at Vile Parle’s Nanavati Hospital on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Suresh Panchal, a 46-year-old male patient became brain-dead, due to bleeding in the brain. The family had suffered a huge loss. However, even during the hour of grief, Suresh Panchal’s son did not forget his father’s wish. Suresh Panchal’s son, […]

Bangladeshi’s heart gets back to normalcy after 8 years

A 62-year-old Bangladeshi is leading a normal life after an implantable loop recorder has been fixed in him to monitor his heart. The device will record the patient’s heart rhythm continuously similar to taking continuous ECGs. Any abnormal rhythm will be immediately sent to the concerned doctor as a mobile alert and the doctor can view the abnormal rhythm online

Bangladeshi’s heart gets back to normalcy after 8 yearsSince the year 2010, Tofazzal Hossain started suffering from syncope, a condition that is characterised by sudden passing out or black out episodes. Today, Hossain, a 62-years-old Bangladesh citizen is leading a normal life. These episodes occurred at any time of the day while Hossain did his daily chores and was followed by weakness for […]

New Year: A new hope for a hip TB patient

For YM Shaikh, bedridden life was beyond accepting. From being bedridden to walking out of the hospital recently, the challenge for doctors operating on him was huge

New Year: A new hope for a hip TB patientThis New Year had good news and new hopes in store for the Shaikhs. As, in the last week of December, a revised hip transplant gave a new lease of life to YM Shaikh, a bed ridden TB Hip Patient. YM Shaikh, a Mumbai resident, was relived from his 8 month agony. Now, he is […]

Maha: 3 years jail for not treating poor?

Poor people are often denied of treatment by the hospitals. So, the charity hospitals who deny treatment to the poor and the destitute won’t be spared, as the directors will have to spend three years in jail. The state government has amended the law and an action would be taken against the charity hospitals which refuse free and discounted treatment to the poor and destitute

Maha: 3 years jail for not treating poor?On Wednesday, Dr Ranjit Patil, Minister of state for home (urban) gave the information in the Legislative Council that; the government has amended the law and has imposed a new three-year sentence for hospitals rejecting treatment. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Shiv Kumar Dige, charity commissioner said, “The High Court has ordered that poor patients should […]

Timely intervention saves 17-year-old footballer after heart attack

Health experts recommend that youngsters also need to be cautious about their heart health. Any sign of stress and uneasiness should not be ignored and must be followed by preventive check-ups and consultation

Timely intervention saves 17-year-old footballer after heart attackIn March 2017, a local footballer Venkatesh (34) died following a massive heart attack in Bengaluru and in May, a 17-year Belgian footballer Joel Lobanzo, who played for Royal Antwerp, had also suffered a cardiac arrest during training, met the same fate. Unlike these two footballers, a district level 17-year-old Mumbai footballer was lucky. He […]