Not only you, but even your dog can suffer from bladder stones

Many of us are aware that people can suffer from kidney stones, but did you know that kidney stones can also form in your dog’s kidney and hinder urination. One might think that it is rare for a dog to develop kidney stones, but that is not the case. One of the factors for the formation of kidney stones is a faulty diet

Not only you, but even your dog can suffer from bladder stonesRecently veterinarians at Bai Sakarbai Dinshaw Petit Hospital for Animals in Mumbai extracted 60 kidney stones from a dog’s bladder. The dog was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday, November 12. Investigatory reports suggested that the dog was suffering from bladder stones. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr J.C. Khanna, secretary of the Bai […]

This Diwali, keep the safety of animals in mind

While for some folks, Diwali can’t be celebrated without ushering it in by bursting firecrackers and lighting up fireworks. Apart from the environmental impacts and noise pollution it causes, one should also be conscious about its detrimental effects upon the health of birds and animals

This Diwali, keep the safety of animals in mindDiwali is known as the festival of lights, but over the years this joyous celebration has turned from a festival of lights into a festival of noise. Children and teenagers are generally the one who light the most firecrackers. Earlier firecrackers were generally small and less noisy, but over the years, new varieties of firecrackers […]

Mumbai: Doctors treat 11-year-old Kurdish boy suffering from rare spinal cord disorder

Doctors at Global Hospital, Parel successfully treated a 11-year-old Kurdistani boy named Goran Shakhawan, who used to limp for almost all his life, now after a complex surgery he will be able to walk properly

Mumbai: Doctors treat 11-year-old Kurdish boy suffering from rare spinal cord disorderA rare spinal cord tumour forced 11-year-old Goran Shakhawan from Kurdistan, to limp for most of his life. After, undergoing surgery at Global Hospital, Parel, the patient will be able to walk properly now, and can resume normal activities like the children of his age. Surgery, along with physiotherapy and rehabilitation will help him recover […]

Rising incidence of fatty liver disease affects 1/3rd of India’s population

A 22-year-old man treated for fatty liver, and donated part of his liver to his father. Out of 4,862 patients, who visited the Liver Clinic at Global Hospital in 2018, around 17.2% of patients had fatty liver disease. The hospital has launched a comprehensive Fatty Liver Program with a structured diet exercise and medication regime for dealing with fatty liver disease

Rising incidence of fatty liver disease affects 1/3rd of India’s populationFatty liver is a condition, caused by the accumulation of excess fat within the liver cells. It affects the 1/3rd of India’s population and is the leading cause of liver disease. It can be reversed with diet and exercise if detected on time, but a focused effort is needed to manage it. A team of […]

Mumbai: Doctors help liver transplant recipient successfully deliver baby

A team of doctors at Global Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, successfully helped a 24-year-old liver transplant recipient Mehjaben Atif Kolad, deliver a baby boy weighing 2.9 kgs on May 04

Mumbai: Doctors help liver transplant recipient successfully deliver babyThe patient underwent liver transplantation in 2014, due to acute liver failure, when she was 18-years-old. She conceived last year, and both the mother and baby are fine now. Patient Mehjaben Atif Kolad, a resident of Mumbai, suffered from tuberculosis (TB) in 2013. The TB medicines took a toll on her liver and she landed […]

Mumbai: Doctors remove an 8-inch screwdriver from man’s rectum, without performing surgery

Doctors at Global Hospital, Parel successfully managed to extract the tool by using an endoscopic procedure

Mumbai: Doctors remove an 8-inch screwdriver from man’s rectum, without performing surgeryDoctors safely removed an almost 8-inch screwdriver from the rectum of a 54-year-old carpenter on Friday evening, more than 48 hours after he had used it to apply pain medication on his haemorrhoids. On Friday evening, the doctors removed the 8-inch screwdriver from the 54-year-old carpenter’s rectum, in a safe manner without injuring the patient. […]

#WorldHealthDay: Hospital releases short film to reinstate patients’ trust

On the occasion of the World Health Day, which is celebrated on April 7 every year, a short film ‘Khayaal’ has been released by Global Hospital in Mumbai. The film is to inspire the citizens to repose their trust and believe in Hospitals care

#WorldHealthDay: Hospital releases short film to reinstate patients’ trustThe theme of this year’s World Health Day is Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere. Indian healthcare has undergone a sea of change in the recent decade with an increase in infrastructure and availability of super-specialties in tertiary care Hospitals. The short film ‘Khayal’ highlights, that comprehensive quality healthcare services should be accessible to all without […]

Haffkine and IITB BETiC come together to promote medical device innovation among docs

The Haffkine Institute of Training, Research & Testing with 120 years of biomedical expertise is partnering with IIT Bombay with 60 years of engineering excellence to establish a Biomedical Engineering & Technology incubation Centre (BETiC) at Haffkine campus in Parel, Mumbai

Haffkine and IITB BETiC come together to promote medical device innovation among docsThe MoU was signed on Monday, February 11, 2019 at Sahyadri Guest House, Mumbai in the presence of Hon’able CM of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis and Minister of Medical Education, Girish Mahajan; facilitated by Dr Anand Bang, Honorary Advisor-Health, to the Chief Minister. The Haffkine Institute was represented by its Director Dr. Nishigandha Naik and IIT […]

‘We are doing our best to save her life,’ say docs treating critically ill cat

On Saturday afternoon, sometime past 12 pm, when Dr Lalitkumar Anande, who works at Sewri’s Tuberculosis Hospital saw two dogs pulling a helpless cat by its legs. He immediately shooed away the dogs and admitted the cat to Parel’s Bai Sakarbai Dinshaw Petit Hospital for Animals

‘We are doing our best to save her life,’ say docs treating critically ill catWhile speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Lalitkumar Anande, Chief Medical Officer at the Sewri’s Tuberculosis Hospital said, “When I saw the dogs bothering the cat named Mani, I shooed them away. I noticed that Mani had a wound on her head and took her to Parel’s animal hospital.” Dr J C Khanna, secretary and […]

Crystal tower fire: Female firefighter helps save 13 lives

Till now, people always perceived that women cannot perform well in high-risk situations, but this firefighter has helped break that notion by bravely saving 13 lives, in the fire which engulfed Crystal tower, a residential building in Parel

Crystal tower fire: Female firefighter helps save 13 livesOn Wednesday, August 22, a fire which broke out at on the 12th floor of a posh high-rise residential building in Dadar, killed four people and injured 21. Nearly 35 people were rescued from the 17-storey Crystal Tower building near Hindmata Cinema. During the rescue operations, a female firefighter valiantly shone through and helped save […]
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