‘Jab They Met’… After 18 years

It was an emotional moment when a girl who was saved by the doctor met him after eighteen years. Nothing unusual right? But, you would be surprised and happy to know why their meeting was special. As around 18 years ago, the doctor had saved the pregnant woman who then had delivered a baby girl. The small baby has now turned in to an 18-year-old girl who aspires to become a doctor similarly like the doctor who gave her and her mother a new life

‘Jab They Met’… After 18 yearsAfter scoring well in NEET exam, Pratiksha Khusape has now got an admission in Government Medical College, Miraj, whose dream is to become a doctor and serve to people. When she has recently started perusing medicine, her tryst with Dr Sanjay Shivade who, 18 years ago saved her mother was indeed blissful. Pratiksha met the […]

Osteoporosis: Risk in young mothers

While we are all aware that osteoporosis is most common in older people, there has been a considerable rise in the number of younger people being affected by it, including premenopausal women in their 20s, 30s and 40s. The term ‘premenopausal’ refers to women who are still having regular menstrual periods and have not yet reached menopause, says Dr AbhijitKale, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, S.L Raheja Hospital - A Fortis Associate Hospital

Osteoporosis: Risk in young mothersOsteoporosis is bone loss that is serious enough to result in fragile bones, increasing the risk of fracture by multifold. Younger women who tend to restrict what they eat in order to lose weight are at a higher risk of Osteoporosis and fractures. This also includes young mothers, since the baby growing in its mother’s […]

A baby weighing 5 kgs born in Kolhapur

When a baby is born, generally, the baby weighs around 2 to 3 kgs. But in Kolhapur, a baby weighing 5 kgs was born which is very unique. And the hospital in which the baby was born claims that it is the first baby of Maharashtra who weighs 5 kgs and the height of the baby is 2 feet

A baby weighing 5 kgs born in KolhapurA woman from Kolhapur gave birth to a baby weighing 5 kg. Yes … you will be shocked if you hear this but it’s true. On 20th September, at the Janani Hospital in Kolhapur, Sampada Joshi (name changed) gave birth to the baby. The hospital claims that it is the first baby in Maharashtra who […]

Bombay HC rejects abortion plea of minor rape victim

The father of a 16-year-old rape victim has approached the Bombay High Court seeking permission to terminate victim’s 27-week pregnancy. The high court, on October 10, had directed the KEM Hospital to form a medical board of expert doctors and examine the present health condition of the victim

Bombay HC rejects abortion plea of minor rape victimMumbai’s 16-year-old minor victim will not be able to abort her child. As Bombay High Court rejected the abortion plea which was filed by her father. The victim’s father has sought the permission to terminate her pregnancy on the grounds of her physical incapability to bear and deliver a child. The victim is mentioned to […]

Mumbai local: Woman delivers a baby girl

26-year-old Salma Shaikh was travelling by train to KEM Hospital for her delivery. Bu, on the way she started getting labour pain. With the help from one rupee clinic she delivered a baby girl in the train. Currently, the services of these clinics are available at various stations like Dadar, Kurla, Ghatkopar, Vashi, Wadala Road and Mulund. The patients taking treatment there only have to pay ‘One Rupee’

Mumbai local: Woman delivers a baby girlOn Monday night around 10:15 pm an unusual scene played out in the local train. 26-year-old Salma Shaikh was travelling to KEM Hospital for her delivery. The train reached Dadar and suddenly the woman started getting labour pain. The station master immediately called up ‘One Rupee Clinic’s’ on duty doctor Prajvalit Sonkamble who delivered the baby […]

Against all odds: Pune woman combats swine flu and delivers child successfully

Doctors at Ruby Hall clinic, Wanowrie, Dr Shilpa Kulkarni said that she was in critical condition when brought to hospital. In such cases, managing the patient’s nutrition and blood pressure requirement is a challenging task

Against all odds: Pune woman combats swine flu and delivers child successfullyA pregnant woman from Pune put up a brave fight against swine flu and beat all odds to give birth to a baby girl at Ruby Hall clinic in Wanowrie. Shilpa Nimbalkar, a 23-year-old lady, was eight months pregnant when she came in with the complaints of fever and itching in her throat, to Ruby […]

Identification of heart defects in mother’s womb via foetal echo

Foetal echo is a procedure that can be done between 18 to 24 weeks of pregnancy. The technology, has now come to be used in various Mumbai based hospitals to identify congenital heart defects so as to provide better treatment

Identification of heart defects in mother’s womb via foetal echoIt is believed that among ever 120 children in India, one is diagnosed with a heart defect and about a third of them have serious heart defects. At a time when we speak highly about caring for our heart, doctors are looking for alternatives to avoid such late diagnosis. With ultrasound technology at its best, […]

Not all that bleeds is piles

Patients have to be evaluated by a clinician, specifically a surgeon, who can ascertain the exact cause of bleeding, investigate and then treat it. One must also refrain from using alternate medicine remedies without consulting a clinician so as not to miss lurking malignancies, assuming “It’s only piles.”

Not all that bleeds is pilesAs a surgeon, one of the commonest problems that I treat regularly is bleeding in stools. Largely, my patients are females who have been self-medicating themselves due to ignorance of their own health issues and awkwardness of being examined by a male doctor. When questioned about their problems most of them would reply, “Doctor I […]

Know how to treat diarrhoea during pregnancy

If you experience three or more loose bowel movements in one day, you may have diarrhoea. Diarrhoea during pregnancy is common. However, just because you have diarrhoea doesn’t necessarily mean it’s directly related to your pregnancy

Know how to treat diarrhoea during pregnancyDiarrhoea during pregnancy: Digestive difficulties, such as constipation and diarrhoea, may occur frequently during pregnancy. Blame it on shifting hormones, changes in diet, and added stress. The fact is, pregnant women deal with diarrhoea quite a lot, and if they aren’t cautious, it can cause problems. Find out what you can do to ease the discomfort when it strikes. […]

Pune woman delivers a baby, despite being in coma for 85 days

A woman gave birth to a baby girl, after coming out of coma, in Pune’s Ruby Hall clinic. According to the doctor, the woman was in coma for 85 days. Doctors took care of her baby, while she is in coma. According to doctors, she was in the state of unconsciousness in the hospital. Her condition was critical. Owing to her strong will power, she came out of coma and gave birth to the baby

Pune woman delivers a baby, despite being in coma for 85 days  A woman delivered a baby in Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune. Yes, there is nothing surprising in that.  But, you will be shocked, if we tell you, that a woman who was in coma for 85 days, delivered a baby girl. Don’t be believe us? Read this… After coming out of coma, the woman delivered […]
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