Why is yoga gaining more popularity over other forms of exercise?

In order to relieve stress, being more active or to enhance your mood, doing some form of physical exercise, is essential these days. But many people are puzzled whether they should opt in for yoga or gymming  

Why is yoga gaining more popularity over other forms of exercise?The debate between yoga vs. gym has many people confused. Ahead of International Yoga Day, people who have been practicing yoga since several years, say that yoga has many aspects which cannot be seen in any other form of exercise. “Yoga is not just about body, but it is also about your mind,” says Pooja […]

Against all odds, this 45-yr-old woman beats cancer after 21 years

As a patient who was suffering from Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML) cancer, which affects blood and bone marrow, she put up a brave fight against the disease. Even though she had limited resources, the victory of Vidya Patil, who hails from rural areas of Maharashtra, is quite commendable

Against all odds, this 45-yr-old woman beats cancer after 21 yearsVidya Patil, has been fight the battle against with CML since the last 21 years and her fight has succeeded, as her cancer is now under control. Doctors say it is very rare to see, CML patients living for more than two decades. “I belong to a village in Barshi taluka. Our financial condition is […]

Giving ‘asha’ to women: Meet this young ‘Padman’ from Pune

While everyone has watched the Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Padman’ on silver screen, Pune has got a real-life Padman. Sachin Ashasubhash, a 25-year-old youngster from Pune who is making sanitary pads since the last eight months which are distributed free-of-cost in the rural areas of Maharashtra

Giving ‘asha’ to women: Meet this young ‘Padman’ from PuneAshasubhash has employed six needy women for the project who makes around 5,000 pads every month. The initiative is being run on the concept of cross subsidisation. It all started when Sachin used to distribute old clothes to needy people around a year ago. “When I used to go and visit marginalised communities, I realised […]

Pune: Accident victim’s wife receives 5 lakh from health department

Even though she is affected by the grief of her husband’s recent death, Sunita Jadhvar, a 38-year-old woman, isn’t worried about the financial future of her family. She has become the first beneficiary of Pune Health Department’s Pandit Deendayal Upadhyal Accidental insurance scheme

Pune: Accident victim’s wife receives 5 lakh from health departmentThis exclusive scheme of Pune Municipal Corporation’s Heath Department, gives five lakh rupees aid to those who have died in accident and who were paying residential property tax. Dr Sanjeev Wavare, Assistant Medical Officer of Health, (AMOH), Pune, said, “This scheme is launched in this financial year. We are happy that we have got the […]

Pune: Intern doctors arrange blood donation camp to lodge protest

Around 2,300 intern doctors across the 18 medical colleges in Maharashtra have called for an indefinite strike, but BJ Medical College’s students have decided to take a different route to observe their strike. They decided to arranged a blood donation, this shows that even though they are on strike they have not forgotten about the patients they serve

Pune: Intern doctors arrange blood donation camp to lodge protestDr Ketan Deshmukh, one of the interns at BJ Medical College and Joint Secretary with the Association of Medical State Interns, said, “ We wanted to do something innovative. We did not arrange a protest march but decided to do something better this time. A protest rally does not help us much. So we decided […]

Boy who appeared for SSC exams from hospital, secures 76%

Ganesh Hake, a 15-year-old boy residing in Chakan, Pune had severely injured his leg in an accident, during his SSC boards exams. Dr Vijay Gokule had helped him appear for his board exam from the hospital itself. Ganesh has scored 76 % in his board exams, and wants to be a doctor one day

Boy who appeared for SSC exams from hospital, secures 76%“My son, Ganesh, had met with an accident during the board exams, I had thought, it’s all over, my son is going to lose his year now. But, all thanks to Dr Gokule sir. Because of his efforts, my son could appear for the exams. And how, I am very happy that he has passed […]

Pune: Assistant nurse achieves dream of clearing SSC board exam

In 2010, after clearing her 9th grade, Vaishnavi had met with an accident, which forced her to be bedridden for one-and-half years, which involuntarily made her leave her education midway

Pune: Assistant nurse achieves dream of clearing SSC board examVaishnavi Bhore, a 24-year-old who is working in a Pune hospital as an assistant nurse has passed the SSC examinations. Bhore had done a nursing course from Yashwantrao Chavan Open University and after completing it, she began working as an assistant nurse in Pune But, with an aim to complete her education, Vaishnavi appeared and […]

Self-medicating for Vitamin B 12 deficiency? Then, read this!

With the high marketing claims of pharmaceutical companies, many people in the country have started self-medication for vitamin B12 and D3 deficiencies. But doctors say that it should be taken only when needed and it cannot be a substitute for a balanced and nutrition rich diet

Self-medicating for Vitamin B 12 deficiency? Then, read this!A product like a dose of vitamin B12 and D3 supplements are hitting the shelves in India. Be it a family get together or office party, the deficiency of B12 and self-medication is a hot topic to be discussed. Doctors conveyed that it should be taken only when needed and it cannot be a supplement […]

‘Make way for ambulances,’ appeals father who lost his son in a traffic jam

Have you ever sat in a traffic jam and observed the vehicles around you, you might have observed what happens when an ambulance tries to make its way. Motorists begin to honk and at times make it difficult for the ambulance to pass through. Have you ever thought about the person inside the ambulance? Here’s why you need to give it a rethink

‘Make way for ambulances,’ appeals father who lost his son in a traffic jamOn the evening of April 10, 2018 Karyappa Kardagi had called an ambulance as his son, Kartik, a three-year-old boy had swallowed something and it has lodged itself in his oesophagus. Karyappa was on his way to Pune from Gadhinglaj with his son, when the ambulance was diverted midway as Kartik’s condition began to deteriorate. […]

Organ donation: Pune marks its 25th cadaver donation

The organ donation of a 16-year-old student marked the 25th cadaver donation in the Pune circle of the Zonal Transplant Coordination Center. total of 110 organs have been retrieved from the brain-dead donors. Among all the organs kidneys have seen the largest number of transplants followed by the liver

Organ donation: Pune marks its 25th cadaver donationIn a major boost to the organ donation campaign in Maharashtra, Pune has witnessed 25 cadaver donations till date. While Mumbai has witnessed 19 cadaver donations from Jan 01 to May 08, this year. Last year, the state had witnessed 135 cadaver organ donations, while in 2016 the cadaver donations were 132 Organ donation of […]
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