#BreastCancer: Women visiting gynaecologists for breast lumps, delaying cancer treatment

Oncologists have found that with the lump in a breast many women are going to a gynaecologist who is not trained to diagnose breast cancer. In around 5 to 10 per cent of cases, it then causes a delay in diagnosis

#BreastCancer: Women visiting gynaecologists for breast lumps, delaying cancer treatmentIn order to reverse the trend, experts point out that women should see an expert to avoid misdiagnosis or delay in diagnosis of breast cancer. Lumps can occur in the left or right breast, or in both breasts. There are many types of a breast lump, most of which are harmless. Doctors diagnose breast cancers […]

#WorldSpineDay: Sedentary lifestyle and lack of exercise to blame for spinal problems

Our spines are the structure that surrounds the spinal cord, and is extremely important as the spinal cord connects to the brain and is the pathway that allows our brain to interact with the entire rest of the body i.e. all the muscles in the body, organs, and all other systems within the body, and this is the reason, why it is so important to maintain a healthy spine

#WorldSpineDay: Sedentary lifestyle and lack of exercise to blame for spinal problemsAn unhealthy spine can interfere with the entire central nervous system and can also cause a host of unwelcome health issues such as pain, numbness, and weakness in the arms and legs, impaired breathing and digestion and impaired control of the bowel and bladder. On the occasion of World Spine Day, doctors informed that around […]

Pune: Marathon to be organised to spread awareness on organ donation 

On Sunday, October 20, Punekars will run a marathon to spread awareness of the importance of organ donation. The run has been organised by Lions Club International District 3234D2 in Pune. The marathon will have a run of 3 km, 5 km, 10 km and 21 km i.e. half-marathon. The run has been organised at Pune near BMCC college ground

Pune: Marathon to be organised to spread awareness on organ donation As per the Health Ministry’s report in 2018, only 0.80 per million people opted to donate their organs in India. And, there is a steep imbalance between the demand and supply of the organs.  The main aim of the marathon is to spread awareness among the children and youths about the importance of organ donation.  India needs 2 […]

Good News: Pune witnesses its 50th organ donation

This is an indication that Punekars are warming up to the concept of organ donation. This goes to show that awareness regarding organ donation is increasing in the city and day-by-day more people are becoming aware of the vital importance of organ donation. As awareness about the organ donation process is steadily on the rise, more family members are coming ahead themselves to give consent

Good News: Pune witnesses its 50th organ donationThe efforts taken by the state of Maharashtra has led to growing awareness about the concept of organ donation in Maharashtra. The ceaseless work of ZTCC coordinators and everyone involved in the process of organ donation has led to this A cadaver donation took occurred aon Tuesday, October 08. A 23-year-old had met with an […]

Pune couple donates oxygen plant to Indian army soldiers at Siachen

A couple in Pune went the extra mile to help the Bravehearts who protect our motherland. They put in a part of their savings and also began a crowdfunding project to help the soldiers stationed at Siachen base. They did all this so that the soldiers could ‘breathe easily.’ The contribution has been appreciated by the Indian Army as it will help the soldiers breathe at a place which has one of the highest altitudes in the world

Pune couple donates oxygen plant to Indian army soldiers at SiachenSiachen is considered to be the world’s highest battlefield. Situated in the eastern Karakoram ranges of the Himalayas, it is the world’s 5th largest glacier. Bone-chilling winds, immense cold, and sub-zero temperature tests the limits of human endurance. But, the brave soldiers of the Indian Army stand a firm on the ground bracing themselves against […]

Rise in dengue, chikungunya cases worry Pune Municipal Corporation

Officials say that the trend of rising dengue cases may continue in the next month as well. They emphasize that people should take all the preventive measures. And during the survey, they noticed that in 90 per cent cases, the mosquito which causes dengue was found in the patient's house itself

Rise in dengue, chikungunya cases worry Pune Municipal CorporationIn the last three months, there is a steep rise in dengue and chikungunya cases in Pune. While 2019 has seen 630 cases of dengue, September itself has seen highest number of cases — 321. In the last three months, the city has witnessed a rise of more than 70 per cent in dengue cases. […]

NCP leader Supriya Sule diagnosed with dengue

NCP leader Supriya Sule on Thursday said she has been diagnosed with dengue and was advised rest by doctors

NCP leader Supriya Sule diagnosed with dengueDue to sudden weather change, the experts are warning that cases of dengue and viral fever can witness a spike in and around the Pune region. NCP MP Supriya Sule is diagnosed with dengue and has informed people through social media that she is unwell. “Although I have been diagnosed with dengue and advised bed […]

Pune: Ethics to be taught on a compulsory basis to MBBS students

From this year  onwards, module on ethics, attitude and communication has been made compulsory for MBBS students

Pune: Ethics to be taught on a compulsory basis to MBBS studentsThe month-long course that Medical Council of India (MCI) has introduced, is divided into five parts namely, orientation, skills module, enhancement skills, sport and extracurricular activities and professionalism and ethics also including other sub-sections such as computer and English skills. Recently BJ Medical College had arranged a special workshop for professors to train them on […]

Pune: A liver transplant couldn’t save his life, but ‘this’ procedure could

At times, there are certain patients who cannot undergo a liver transplant due to certain medical complications. Recently, one such patient was admitted to a hospital in Pune. He was treated through an alternate procedure known as Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT). The treatment proved to be successful. And the doctors ultimately managed to save his life

Pune: A liver transplant couldn’t save his life, but ‘this’ procedure couldPatients who cannot undergo liver transplant due to lack of availability or any other reason, get treatment under Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT). Anish (name changed on request), 30-year-old IT professional’s Acute Liver Failure (ALF) was triggered by viral Hepatitis A. In such cases, doctors have started using CRRT technique and his life was saved […]

Organ donation: In a first, Maharashtra witnesses 5 simultaneous on one day

This is the first time that the state has witnessed five organ Transplants at a single centre in one day. A heart Transplant, simultaneous kidney transplant, pancreas and kidney transplant, and a liver transplant were carried out in Sahyadri Hospitals

Organ donation: In a first, Maharashtra witnesses 5 simultaneous on one dayFor the first time ever, a hospital in Pune, Maharashtra has witnessed five transplants which took place at the same day. This incident is a reason for joy in the medical fraternity and also for the budding organ donation movement which is growing day by day. With more awareness, people themselves are coming forward in […]
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