Income tax department raid hospitals in Nashik and Dhule

The raids have been carried out in six places across Maharashtra. In this raid, well-reputed hospitals and diagnostic centres have been raided by sleuths of the income tax department. According to the sources in the income tax department, 55 teams are working on these raids, 16 senior officers are supervising these raids, and 225 officers […]

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Pune IMA designs course to keep non-diabetologists updated about diabetes

Generally, care providers/ doctors diagnose diabetes when patients come for seemingly unrelated problems. Considering this, the Indian Medical Association (IMA), Pune, has designed a Certificate course in Diabetes to keep all non-diabetologists updated about the ailment. Diabetes is one of the most prevalent diseases at any adult age group in both sexes and different stages […]

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Nashik: Swine flu claims two lives in four days

A sudden change in weather has led to an increase in the number of swine flu cases. So far, 16 people have died from January to September 13 in Nashik district. People have been advised to take necessary precautions and seek timely medical intervention.    The uncertain weather and its fluctuations have created favourable conditions […]

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Nashik: August witnesses steep rise in dengue cases

While dengue cases are increased attempts are being made to reduce this number. The Aedes aegypti mosquito is the carrier of dengue virus and it lays its eggs in pools of stagnant fresh water. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Jairam Kothari, Nashik Municipal Corporation’s Health Department’s Medical Officer, said, “Caution is being taken so […]

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Nashik doctors successfully remove 4,100 gallstones from 43-yr-old man

In what could be the first-ever reported case in Maharashtra, surgeons from Nashik’s Krishna hospital successfully removed 4,100 gallstones from a patient’s body. According to doctors, Yogesh Yeole, a 43-year-old businessman, was admitted to the hospital due to acute abdominal pain. Doctors performed a CT scan, sonography, Liver Function Test and other series of tests […]

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Nashik: Doctors remove two rupee coin from a toddler’s throat

Nashik: Doctors remove coin from a toddler’s throat

A 7-year-old Krishna Rajput, who hails from Jalana, Maharashtra, accidentally swallowed a two rupee coin. On Friday, Krishna was rushed to Nashik’s district hospital. The doctors, using endoscopy procedure, removed the coin from his throat. Krishna Rajput’s (7) grandfather gave him a two rupee coin to play. But, he accidentally swallowed it. He started developing […]

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Mumbai: National Health Mission workers call off the strike

NHM workers to continue strike, despite appeal from state govt

The Maharashtra government has constituted a three-member ministerial panel to review the demands of the National Health Mission workers. The committee has worked out that the decision will be taken on their demands within three months. Till the committee takes a final decision, the government has decided not to fill the vacancies, on which the […]

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