27 per cent of BMC school children addicted to smoking, reveals survey

The ugly leitmotif of adolescent smoking addiction has come into light. According to a survey, a large number of children from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) are into smoking. The survey was conducted by students from class five to ninth

27 per cent of BMC school children addicted to smoking, reveals surveyThe doctors of Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mazgaon, Mumbai, conducted survey in 30 schools BMC schools. The doctor was surprised, as the survey that, so far, 27 per cent of children were into smoking. Tobacco products have been implicated as the main causes of oral cancer. Still, students get into smoking right from their schooling […]

Pune: ZP to launch cancer-free campaign in the memory of late RR Patil

The number of people suffering from cancer is increasing at an alarming rate. In rural area too cancer is prevalent. So, to bring down these numbers, cancer-free campaign has been initiated in Pune district. This campaign has been given name of late RR Patil, home minister, Maharashtra

Pune: ZP to launch cancer-free campaign in the memory of late RR PatilSix months ago, a survey was conducted by the health officials of the Pune Zilla Parishad. The survey revealed, there were numerous cancer patients in rural areas who are ignorant about its treatment. Due to which, the movement was initiated. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Pravin Mane, Pune Zilla Parishad’s Health committee, Chairperson said, “People […]

State initiates oral health campaign

An oral hygiene campaign has been implemented in state to create awareness about oral health. This movement organised by the medical education department, includes dental colleges across Maharashtra. In December 2016, the government has released a Government Resolution (GR). So far, five mega health camps were organised in the state. More than 7,000 people were provided free dental check-ups and treatments

State initiates oral health campaignEveryone wants to have a great smile which is why good oral hygiene is important! Having poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems. The purpose of oral hygiene is to prevent the buildup of plaque, the sticky film of bacteria and food that forms on the teeth. But due […]

Lifeline Express: A real lifeline to cancer patients in need

The oral cancer screening done by the dentists at Lifeline Express found 36 patients suffering from oral cancers and 180 with pre-cancerous lesions. This is one of the highest burdens of oral cancer ever detected in any of the camps held so far. Docs claim that this is the world’s first cancer facility on train. It is currently stationed at Mirzapur

Lifeline Express: A real lifeline to cancer patients in needCancer surgeries were performed on the Lifeline Express on September 09, 2017 it is a train that is stationed at Mirzapur station. The purpose of Lifeline Express is obvious, it helps cancer patients get a new life and it also is the only lifeline that can help save them here. The surgeries carried out on […]

Wanting to switch over to green tea, here are six reasons you should

A cup of green tea a day, may actually keep the doctor away. From a weight loss aid to targeting pancreatic cancer, green tea has evolved into a medicinal drink that caters to a myriad of illnesses. The reality is there are surprising benefits to reap from this magical drink in just one cup

Wanting to switch over to green tea, here are six reasons you shouldGreen tea is already quite a rage in the health sector and has actually benefited people. From a weight loss aid to targeting pancreatic cancer, green tea has evolved into a medicinal drink that caters to a myriad of illnesses. The reality is there are surprising benefits to reap from this magical drink in just […]

Almost half of Kumbh Mela participants face risk of oral cancer, says study

The study, conducted by Indian Dental Association (IDA), Government of Maharashtra and the Harvard School of Public Health, highlights the danger of oral cancer caused by tobacco in India. As many as 5,302 participants were examined and 50.3 per cent of the participants were using tobacco products. About 48.4 per cent of participants were found to have pre-malignant lesions in clinical oral examination. Majority of participants were in the age group of 20-60 years

Almost half of Kumbh Mela participants face risk of oral cancer, says studyA recent study, collectively conducted by Indian Dental Association (IDA), Government of Maharashtra and the Harvard School of Public Health, has highlighted the danger of oral cancer caused by tobacco in India. The study has revealed that 48.5 per cent participants of 2015 Nashik Kumbh Mela faced a major risk of Oral Cancer. For the […]

Doctors to run on ‘World No Tobacco Day’ for anti-tobacco awareness

Doctors in Yavatmal have come together to spread awareness about the hazards of tobacco in a creative way by organising a mini marathon and performing a skit. This will help them interact with people in an efficient and fun way and spread the message of anti-tobacco awareness among people

Doctors to run on ‘World No Tobacco Day’ for anti-tobacco awarenessTo mark the 30th anniversary of ‘World No Tobacco Day’, which falls on May 31, 2017, doctors from Yavatmal district of Maharashtra are preparing a massive anti-tobacco awareness run. For this occasion the Yavatmal unit of Indian Medical Association (IMA), has organised several programs to make people aware of the health threats posed by tobacco consumption. […]