WorldMentalHealthDay: Pune mental hospital ‘family ward’ to unite patient and family

On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, the Pune’s regional mental hospital started a ‘Family Ward’ in the hospital. Where the family of the patient can stay with the patient

WorldMentalHealthDay: Pune mental hospital ‘family ward’ to unite patient and familyThe regional mental hospital in Yerawada, Pune, Maharashtra, has started a Family Ward for the patients suffering from mental illness. The ward aims to bring the patients and the family together. So that the patients can spend time with their families Past week, on October 02, the ward began to function. For a patient, the […]

Change in climate leads to rise in viral diseases in Pune

In the last two weeks, Pune has seen many fluctuations in temperature; due to this the city has seen a rise in the number of patients suffering from viral ailments

Change in climate leads to rise in viral diseases in PuneWith the onset of October heat, residents of Pune are encountering many viral diseases. When the post monsoon showers are still vising the city, differences in temperatures are making people from the city ill. The temperatures are varying between hot and cold and during this transitory period, there is an increase in pathogens and allergens […]

Pune doctors successful treat heart patient through a rarely performed surgery

Furthermore, minimally invasive AVR is technically even more difficult in patients with small and calcified aortic roots. This could be one of the reasons that minimally invasive aortic valve replacements is not yet being universally performed

Pune doctors successful treat heart patient through a rarely performed surgeryA team of doctors at Sahyadri Hospitals led by Cardio Thoracic Surgeon, Dr Mahendra Bafna from Pune performed valve replacement on a 27-year-old youngster through small incision. The young man knew that he had problem in the heart valve from last 7 years. He was diagnosed to have leaked aortic valve. Doctors had suggested replacement […]

Pune hoarding collapse: Husband loses life after cremating wife’s ashes

Today, Pune witnessed an unfortunate incident wherein a hoarding came crashing down upon motorists at a traffic signal. Shivaji Pardeshi, was among the people who lost their lives to the dreadful incident

Pune hoarding collapse: Husband loses life after cremating wife’s ashesThe 40-year-old man was returning from Alandi, where he had gone to cremate the ashes of his wife on Friday. While the family was already coping with one tragedy, unforeseen circumstance put them in the wrong place at the wrong time. Shivaji, works as an auto driver and was ferrying his daughter, son and his […]

Three dead, nine injured in Pune hoarding collapse

A hoarding collapsed at Pune’s Mangalwar Peth area this afternoon. The hoarding collapse upon a few rickshaws and bikes which were under it

Three dead, nine injured in Pune hoarding collapseEight people have been injured due to the hoarding collapse. The injured have been rushed to Pune’s Sassoon Hospital. Two people have died due to the hoarding falling upon them, and three people are in a critical condition When My Medical Mantra reached out to the Pune Police Control room they stated that nine people […]

Maha: Pune NGO starts weekly OPD for tribals in Mhalunge village

People who live in the hilly and tribal areas of Maharashtra, still find it difficult to get the basic healthcare facilities. They have to travel several kilometres to reach the nearest primary healthcare centre. Jan Aarogya Manch, an NGO working in Pune has been providing medical care to the people living in these hilly areas

Maha: Pune NGO starts weekly OPD for tribals in Mhalunge villageMhalunge, a small village near Pune, Maharashtra, has been surrounded by hills. The geographical location is such, that if a person falls ill and required immediate medical help. Then, the nearest primary health centre is 10 kilometres away. With no road accessibility, it nearly becomes difficult to take the person to the nearest healthcare centre. […]

Pune: Man suffers from heart attack after playing football

Heart disease is getting younger by the day in India and striking at unlikely early ages. With increasing life style deviation and spiking stress, its catchment area is ominously increasing, taking even youngsters in its grip. Fortunately, the 34-year-old man was rushed to the hospital and timely treatment helped save his life

Pune: Man suffers from heart attack after playing footballIt was an active Sunday morning for 34-year-old man; the IT professional went to play football and after an intense game suddenly began feeling uneasy. He said, “I couldn’t fathom what hit me. I felt a clutching pain in my chest and had difficulty breathing. I was barely conscious when my friends rushed me to […]

Gandhi Jayanti: 94 years ago, Gandhi underwent an appendix surgery at Sassoon Hospital

Around 94 years ago, Mahatma Gandhi was operated for his appendix in Sassoon General Hospital (SGH), in Pune. In the old stone building of the SGH, the hospital administration has still preserved the instruments that were used for the operation and the room in which he was operated

Gandhi Jayanti: 94 years ago, Gandhi underwent an appendix surgery at Sassoon HospitalWhile the room and the things used for operation are not accessible for visitors to see on a regular basis, the hospital administration makes it available for visitors to see on birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. There are many detailed notes that are also available with the hospital, mentioning the details of how he was […]

Gandhi Jayanti: Sassoon Hospital raises awareness on mental health and skin disease

In order to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Sassoon General Hospital, (SGH), had arranged counselling for mentally ill patient’s relatives. The department of skin at Byramjee Jeejeebhoy General Medical College (BJGMC), Pune, in collaboration with Pune Cycle Pratishthan had also organised a cycle rally today to commemorate Swacha Twacha Diwas

Gandhi Jayanti: Sassoon Hospital raises awareness on mental health and skin diseaseThis unique cyclothon which was flagged off from BJGMC Pune by Hon. Dean Dr Ajay Chandanwale in presence of Dr Ajay Taware concluded at the historic Shaniwarwada. It was organised to create social awareness –‘Healthy body healthy skin, vitiligo is treatable and leprosy is curable.’ On this occasion Dean Dr Ajay Chandanwale congratulated dept. of […]

Pune: Mask made by doctor can protect you from pollution, swine flu and TB

The mask will help protect people from pollutants in the air and also help in curbing the spread of swine flu and tuberculosis

Pune: Mask made by doctor can protect you from pollution, swine flu and TBA pulmonologist from Pune’s state-run Sassoon Hospital, Dr Sanjay Gaikwad, has prepared a mask to protect people from pollution and diseases like swine flu and TB Dr Gaikwad and his wife have carried out extensive research on this reusable mask, which has 100% bacterial filtration efficiency. The mask can give up to 95% protection from […]
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