Maharashtra: Over 56,000 patients avail medical benefits through Chief Minister’s Relief Fund in 4.5 years

The Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund has disbursed more than Rs 550 crores to 56,318 needy people for medical requirements since 2014, when the Devendra Fadnavis government took over. The figure for the last 10 months alone is Rs 106 crore disbursed to 10,582 people

Maharashtra: Over 56,000 patients avail medical benefits through Chief Minister’s Relief Fund in 4.5 yearsMore than 550 crores have been allocated for treatment and surgeries. Poor and needy people in the state who require financial assistance for medical problems are aided through this fund. This is done so that no is deprived of healthcare and medical services. In a statement issued Saturday, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis said, “The state […]

Mantralaya officials complain of vomiting, loose motion due to polluted water

Several Mantralaya officials and staff suffered nausea and some had loose motions. This is happening because they consumed polluted water at Mantralaya. This was claimed by opposition leader Dhananjay Munde. As this a serious health concern, an enquiry will be conducted into it

Mantralaya officials complain of vomiting, loose motion due to polluted waterThe government has ordered an inspection of the water samples in Mantralaya. The water supply pipelines will also be inspected. These orders have been given after hundreds of employees working in Mantralaya, had complained of vomiting and nausea. These orders have been issued by Chief secretary Ajoy Mehta. The government has also directed the department […]

Dr Harsh Vardhan assumes charge of Health Ministry, cycles to work on first day

Dr Harsh Vardhan, who has been appointed as the Minister of Health and Family Welfare for a second consecutive term, arrived at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in Delhi this morning  (June 3)on a cycle to take charge of his ministry

Dr Harsh Vardhan assumes charge of Health Ministry, cycles to work on first dayDr Harsh Vardhan, who has been appointed in the Prime Minister-led Narendra Modi cabinet for a second consecutive term, arrived at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in Delhi this morning on a cycle to take charge of his ministry. .@drharshvardhan cycles to Health Ministry to take charge. Senior officials of #MoHFW welcomed him. […]

Dr Harsh Vardhan appointed as union health minister

Dr Harsh Vardhan was appointed Minister of Health and Family Welfare during the Narendra Modi government’s first stint in 2014 and later, given the charge of the Ministry of Earth Sciences and Ministry of Science and Technology. Harsh Vardhan was re-elected to the Lok Sabha from the Chandni Chowk seat, winning it by a margin of over 2 lakh votes this time

Dr Harsh Vardhan appointed as union health ministerThe Chandni Chowk MP Harsh Vardhan took oath as Cabinet Minister for the second time on Thursday, May 30. An experienced party hand with decades of experience in the Capital’s politics, speculation was rife about him being placed at the helm of the party’s State unit to focus on the Delhi Assembly elections early next […]

Breastfeeding reduces child obesity risk by up to 25%, reveals WHO research

New research from WHO published at this month's European Congress on Obesity shows that babies who are never or only partially breastfed have an increased risk of becoming obese as children compared to babies who are exclusively breastfed

Breastfeeding reduces child obesity risk by up to 25%, reveals WHO researchBreastfeeding can cut the chances of a child becoming obese by up to 25%, according to a major study involving 16 countries. World Health Organisation (WHO) experts who led the Europe-wide research are calling for more help and encouragement to women to breastfeed, as well as curbs on the marketing of formula milk which, said […]

FSSAI bans use of stapled tea bags

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), looking at the widespread use of tea bags, has taken cognisance of the potentially harmful staple pins used in packaging tea leaves in tea bags and is seeking a ban on the pins

FSSAI bans use of stapled tea bagsFood regulator FSSAI on Wednesday, January 30 issued a notification seeking a ban on the use of pins in tea bags by the food business operators (FBOs) by June 30. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has asked the FBOs to discontinue manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import of stapled tea bags by […]

Ekta becomes a mother to a baby boy born via surrogacy

Following the footsteps of younger brother, Ekta Kapoor has opted for surrogacy and become a mother to a baby boy. Ekta’s baby was born on January 27 and is perfectly healthy. The producer will bring the baby home soon

Ekta becomes a mother to a baby boy born via surrogacyKapoor is all set to experience the topsy-tuvry journey of a mother. The 43-year-old was blessed with a baby boy through surrogacy on January 27. However, Ekta has still not shared the news on social media yet. Ekta, who chose to stay single just like Tusshar, has opted for the same option to have a […]

Teenage girls more likely to suffer from depression due to social media use

Research suggests link between social media use and depressive symptoms was stronger for girls compared with boys

Teenage girls more likely to suffer from depression due to social media useTeenage girls are twice as likely as boys to show depressive symptoms linked to social media use – mainly due to online harassment and disturbed sleep, as well as poor body image and lower self-esteem, researchers said on Friday. In a study analysing data from nearly 11,000 young people in Britain, researchers found that 14-year-old […]

#DoctorAttack: 13 people sentenced to one year imprisonment for assaulting doctor in Palghar

In a landmark verdict, the court in Palghar, Maharashtra has awarded 13 convicts with one-year imprisonment, in connection with an assault on a doctor. The court has also imposed a fine of Rs 500 upon them as well

#DoctorAttack: 13 people sentenced to one year imprisonment for assaulting doctor in PalgharIn a benchmark decision, the magistrate court from Palghar district, Maharashtra has convicted 13 people for attacking a medical officer in a Primary Health Centre (PHC). The court has sentenced all the 13 accused to one-year imprisonment and Rs 500 fine has been imposed, as well. This is the first-of-its-kind judgment in Maharashtra, where the […]

Just 10 minutes of exercise per day can boost your memory

The findings could provide a simple and effective means of slowing down or staving off memory loss and cognitive decline in people who are elderly or have low levels of physical ability

Just 10 minutes of exercise per day can boost your memoryResearchers have shown that the brain’s ability to store memories improves after a short burst of exercise. Even ten minutes of light physical activity is enough to boost brain connectivity and help the brain to distinguish between similar memories, a new study suggests. Scientists at the University of California studying brain activity found connectivity between […]
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