Critical surgery revives two patients who were almost brain-dead

The patients had stopped breathing and their hearts were not functioning when they were brought in to the hospital. Even the pupils of these patients were not reacting to the light. They were on the second stage of brain death, where the heart stops pumping blood

Critical surgery revives two patients who were almost brain-deadTwo patients who were almost brain-dead had been admitted to a Pune hospital and were brought back to life with timely help and effective consecutive surgeries. These patients were on the second stage of brain death, where the heart stops pumping blood. However, with neuro-surgeries the clots of these patients were removed and they are […]

Timely treatment, the guide to recover from Cerebral Palsy

Timely and continuous treatment coupled with physiotherapy can make a child free of Cerebral Palsy, emphasize doctors. A special session of interaction with parents of children affected by cerebral palsy (CP) was arranged at Sancheti hospital in Pune

Timely treatment, the guide to recover from Cerebral PalsyA special session of interaction with parents of children affected by cerebral palsy (CP) was arranged at Sancheti hospital in Pune. Doctors emphasized that timely, continuous treatment, with help of physiotherapy can make the child free of CP one day. Dr Sandeep Patwardhan, renowned paediatric orthopedician, said, “The parents should understand that the child can become […]

Good News: A woman delivers child in a private cab en-route to Kamla Nehru Hospital on Monday

Private cab rides can often be very delightful and comforting but, for this expecting mother it proved to be a boon as she delivered a baby in the cab, on her way to the hospital

Good News: A woman delivers child in a private cab en-route to Kamla Nehru Hospital on MondayIt was a busy Monday morning with usual blues when a private cab driver experienced a different driving event. At about 8 am, the driver Yashwant Galande reached to pick up the customer who turned out to be an anxious expecting mother, and her family member. “After realizing, the customer is due to deliver a baby […]

Pune doc busts myth for child’s healthy tooth

A pediatrician from Pune has taken on a battle against superstition by vocally disapproving on it through her Facebook post. Dr Kalpana Sangle, noticed in her practice that many parents are falling prey to a thread which is made available in medical shops. The thread, called as ‘tadpatta’ is known to help children with healthy tooth, at the teeth development period

Pune doc busts myth for child’s healthy toothIn her routine practice, Dr Kalpana Sangle, a paediatrician from Pune noticed that many parents are falling prey to a thread which is made available in medical shops. The thread, called as ‘datancha-patta’  is known to help children with healthy tooth, at the teeth development period. Mighty concerned about this, she recently wrote a Facebook […]

Pune witnesses a rise in number of cancer volunteers

Pune has recently started seeing more takers for the cancer support groups. It is not just the increase in number of such support groups, but also the increase in the number of cancer survivors who want to voluntarily offer their service in these groups

Pune witnesses a rise in number of cancer volunteersIn the last three months, Pune has witnessed new initiatives being launched by cancer support groups. New groups are being formed and more number of cancer survivors getting trained for effective volunteering. Aastha breast cancer support group, the first of this kind, is a support group in Pune formed in 2002. It hardly had any […]

IMA observes nationwide satyagraha on Gandhi Jayanti

Their demands include delinking penal provisions against doctors for minor clerical errors in act like PCPNDT, timely changes Clinical Establishment Act, capping of compensation in cases of medical negligence and withdrawal of National Medical Council Bill and this protest also addressed the issue of assault on doctors

IMA observes nationwide satyagraha on Gandhi JayantiDoctors belonging to the Indian Medical Association (IMA) observed a country wide satyagraha by fasting for an entire day the day of Gandhi Jayanti. The aim is to protest against the no-decision of the government to make any concrete laws to address the increasing assaults on the doctors. The other demands also include the delinking […]

Losing mother to ‘Breast Cancer’ prompts NRI woman to start awareness campaign

A Non-Resident Indian (NRI), who originally hails from Pune, has decided to conduct sessions on awareness regarding breast cancer in the city. The first workshop was conducted in the last month. She also plans to conduct numerous sessions in future, to educate more and more people

Losing mother to ‘Breast Cancer’ prompts NRI woman to start awareness campaignAyesha D’Cruz, who works with marketing company in USA and is settled in Atlanta, along with her husband aims to create awareness regarding breast cancer. “On July 15, 2013, my mother succumbed to breast cancer. For eight years, she had a lump developed in her breast, but she didn’t inform anyone. She just ruled it […]

Flying frequently? Keep yourself active during flights

Maintaining the schedules for back to back flights can be hectic. And some people opt this on an everyday basis as a part of their routine. One such frequent flyer landed in trouble as little did he knew, that one such flight could nearly cost him his life. Doctors say he developed a pulmonary embolism in his lower part of his leg, which broke off and had reached his heart and lungs. Doctors add though there are many factors that lead to pulmonary embolism, immobilization associated with frequent flying is a rare one

Flying frequently? Keep yourself active during flightsWith global connectivity, aeroplanes have made the global travel so easy and with elegance. But, on the other hand, frequent flying can take a toll on one’s health without being known. Such is the case of a 49-year-old Lars Meijar, a Dutch national, who is a typical multi-national executive and often travels across the world […]

Pune NGO walks for organ donation

It’s been quite a while since we have started discussing openly about organ donation. However, many people still remain unaware about organ donation. To curb this, Rebirth, a Non-Government Organization (NGO) has arranged a special event to create awareness on organ donation in Pune

Pune NGO walks for organ donationRebirth foundation, arranged an event in Pune to spread awareness about organ donation. From getting showered by brilliant and bright colors to being jovially sprayed by water, and greeted by leg thumping dhol-tasha; the event will lead audience to experience thematic experience on organ donation. The untimed three kilometer distance of Rangathon is split into […]

To protest against the assault on doctors, IMA doctors to fast on October 2

Pune chapter of Indian Medical Association (IMA) expressed its disapproval over the current proposed law by the government over cut practice. Further, IMA doctors, across the country, will be going on a symbolic fast on October 2, to protest against the increasing incidents of assaults on the doctors

To protest against the assault on doctors, IMA doctors to fast on October 2On Friday, in a press conference, Pune chapter of Indian Medical Association (IMA) mentioned that across the country, IMA doctors will be going on a symbolic fast on October 2, to protest against the no-decision of the government to make any concrete laws to address the increasing assaults on the doctors. During the interaction, IMA also […]
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