Pune: PMC starts healthcare centre for lactating mothers

The Pune Municipal Corporation has started a special healthcare center for pregnant and lactating women called Hirkani kaksha

Pune: PMC starts healthcare centre for lactating mothersThe Pune Municipal Corporation has started a special healthcare center for pregnant and lactating women called Hirkani kaksha. The cell is a clean and hygienic room where lactating mothers along with their kids will be allowed. The Hirkani cell is been started at Bhavani Peth ward office. The official said such centres have been opened […]

‘Ankur’: One-of-a-kind support group formed for children of addicts

A support group for children of addicts which has recently been started in Thane and Pune has become a helping hand for around 100 children of drug, alcohol and Internet addicts

‘Ankur’: One-of-a-kind support group formed for children of addicts‘Ankur,’ a first of its kind support group has been started at Muktangan Rehabilitation Centre in Pune. In Thane, the group is carrying out its activities under the guidance of Dr Anand Nadkarni. Mukta Puntambekar, the director of Muktangan Rehabilitation Centre said, “Over the years, we observed that families of people suffering from addiction have […]

Pune: 85-year-old man back to his feet after spine surgery

An 85-year-old Mohanlal Rathi was suffering from back pain for a while. He lost strength in his legs and lost control over his urine. Doctors diagnosed him with tuberculosis of the spine. The disease damaged Rathi's 12th bone of the thoracic spine and was advised with spine surgery

Pune: 85-year-old man back to his feet after spine surgeryAn 85-year-old businessman, Mohanlal Rathi, was suffering from back pain for a while. He took Over the Counter (OTC) medicines, which didn’t help him. Over time, the pain worsened, and he could not walk or even move in bed comfortably. Further adding to his misery, he lost strength in his legs and lost control over […]

Pune: 10 years post-transplant, patient elected as Deputy Sarpanch

It was a routine follow-up, but Kakade arrived with sweets for the entire staff of the Jehangir Hospital, as on Friday, after fighting with the disease, he was elected as a member of the panchayat named Wadgaon Shinde. The 46-year-old Yuvraj Kakade leads a busy and active life even after a decade post-transplant

Pune: 10 years post-transplant, patient elected as Deputy SarpanchOn Friday, a kidney transplant patient brought sweets for a doctor in Jehangir Hospital, who performed the transplant on him. After fighting with the disease, he was elected as a member of the panchayat named Wadgaon Shinde, in Pune, and will soon take oath as deputy Sarpanch. The 46-year-old Yuvraj Kakade lives a busy life […]

Pune: Doctors remove 10.5 kg pumpkin-sized tumour from 50-yr-old woman’s body  

Doctors of Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital, Maharashtra’s first Joint Commission International (JCI), USA and NABH Accredited Hospital successfully removed a pumpkin-sized giant uterine tumour weighing 10.5 kg from a 50-year-old female

Pune: Doctors remove 10.5 kg pumpkin-sized tumour from 50-yr-old woman’s body  Pushpa (name changed), a resident of Bhosari, Pune complained of mild pain and swelling at her abdomen. She was able to carry out her daily activities but was getting tired very often. Then one day her relative noticed that her abdomen was abnormally looking distended and they immediately consulted Dr Rohidas Alhat, an Obstetrician and […]

Pune-based nursing professor saves the life of a 22-yr-old

A nursing professor saved the life of a 22-year-old woman, who had jumped into the Khadkawasala dam. She performed a CPR on her, managed to revive her.

Pune-based nursing professor saves the life of a 22-yr-oldA nursing professor at BJ Medical College, Pune, saved the life of a 22-year-old woman, who had jumped into the Khadkawasala dam. She jumped off from around 25 ft into the dam. Some swimmers already carried the woman out of the water to the dam side. Sharmila Dhumal-Sathe performed Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) on her. […]

#SpecialStars: ‘Yes, I can’ the journey of a special powerlifter

In My Medical Mantra’s special series, today, we are going to meet 20-year-old Manali from Pune. Manali, who is suffering from Down syndrome, is a #SpecialStar, as she has won four medals in the Special Olympic for India. My Medical Mantra brings you her inspirational story, “Yes, I Can”

#SpecialStars: ‘Yes, I can’ the journey of a special powerlifter“Yes, I Can, Yes, I Can, I can do it,” the echo grows louder, and louder, and louder. As soon as one begins interacting with 20-year-old, Manali Shelke, from Pune, Maharashtra, her words get stuck into the mind like an arrow. Manali, who is suffering from Down Syndrome since birth, and has never let her […]

Pune’s ‘Maitra’ to help mothers of special kids to relieve stress

Parenting a special child requires a lot of stamina and patience. Considering this, a social group in Pune has come forward and started conducting sessions for mothers of special kids for relieving their stress

Pune’s ‘Maitra’ to help mothers of special kids to relieve stress“Our lives revolve around our kids. Parenting of a special child is more challenging than that of a normal child. As human beings we also want change to refresh our minds,” said Neeta Bhatwdekar after the session for mothers of the special children arranged for the first time by Maitra a social group in Pune. […]

Pune doctors’ quick action save 8-year-old’s kidney

A fall almost turned out to be a fatal one for an 8-year-old when while running up the three steps of a grocery store the girl lost her balance and fell. The parents worried when she vomited 15 minutes later and passed blood in her urine and stools. The doctors place three types of catheters in a 3-hour-long surgery and save her kidney

Pune doctors’ quick action save 8-year-old’s kidneyA fall while playing in the neighbourhood almost turned out to be a fatal one for an 8-year-old. On February 23, Sarika Chaudhary was running up the three steps of a grocery store when she lost the balance and fell. While she got a few scratches, the impact of the fall seemed internal. Ten minutes […]

Pune hosts first-of-its-kind workshop on organ donation

For the first time ever, Pune has organised a national level workshop to spread awareness about organ donation and answer vital questions related to it

Pune hosts first-of-its-kind workshop on organ donationThe practical based training on how to counsel relatives of brain-dead patients; how to maintain organs; when to declare a patient as brain-dead and other such topics will be imparted during the workshop. While much is being done to create awareness among common people, the aim of the workshop is to increase awareness in medical […]
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