Ruby Hall clinic performs robotic surgery to treat kidney stone 

The surgery was performed on 35 year old woman, who was suffering from kidney stone since last few years. Doctors claim this is the first of it's kind of a surgery performed in Pune and Maharashtra

Ruby Hall clinic performs robotic surgery to treat kidney stone A HR professional named Ashwini, (name changed), a 35-year-old woman whose kidney was infected due to stone formation. She was successfully operated at Ruby Hall clinic using next generation robotic surgery. This technology has helped doctors from Pune to overcome the barriers associated with open and laparoscopic surgery. Doctors at the hospital claim this is […]

In a rare case, girl loses ovaries due to negligence 

Medical literature, suggest that the incidence of ovarian auto-amputation is only 0.001 per cent. Doctors informed that one ovary had already died and fallen in the uterus few months ago. The doctors removed the fallen ovary along with the other ovary that had died and which had remained suspended in the uterus

In a rare case, girl loses ovaries due to negligence Ten days ago, doctors at Sassoon hospital successfully operated her on what is known in medical terminology as ‘ovarian auto-amputation’. It has reported a rare case in which the neglect for an abdominal pain has caused a 13 year old girl to lose her ovaries. Ovarian auto-amputation is a condition which leads to twist of […]

Pune doc says no to illegal abortion, gets brutally attacked

Today, the cases of patients mercilessly attacking doctors are rising. In one such unfortunate incident in Pune, on September 9, a gynaecologist from in Pimple Gurav area was allegedly attacked by a sharp weapon. The episode occurred after he refused to perform an illegal abortion on woman, who was more than five months pregnant

Pune doc says no to illegal abortion, gets brutally attackedThe role of a doctor is to remove the miseries and save the life of a person, but, today, the one who saves uncounted life is struggling to save his own, for all the right reasons. Dr Amol Bidkar, who runs Sakhi Maternity home in Pimple Gurav was attacked by the patient’s relatives, after which, […]

Baby boy of barely 24 weeks, weighing 520 grams miraculously survives

Meet Rajasthan’s youngest premature baby, who barely weighs 520 grams, remarkably survives overcoming his fragile condition. Even though fate had other plans for this baby, it seems like his destiny overcame fate. The child put up a brilliant fight given his condition and has successfully recovered now. Doctors claim that this baby is the youngest premature baby in Rajasthan

Baby boy of barely 24 weeks, weighing 520 grams miraculously survives  Maya premature infant’s tale of survival is an extraordinary one. The micro preemie, who was born prematurely at just 24 weeks of gestation (five and half months) and weighed only 520 grams , fought for three-and-half months to survive a stormy course in the neonatal ICU of Jivanta Children’s Hospital , Udaipur , the […]

State officials dismiss claim of shortages of cartridges used for ‘GeneXpert’

A total of 72 government run centres provide GeneXpert facility in Maharashtra which carry out Cartridge-Based Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (CBNAAT), which gives out report within two hours. These tests are crucial for detection of TB in HIV positive patient and detection of Multi Drug Resistant (MDR) TB cases

State officials dismiss claim of shortages of cartridges used for ‘GeneXpert’A tuberculosis (TB) official from Maharashtra has dismissed any claims of shortages of cartridges used in GeneXpert facility for the rapid detection of TB. These cartridges are used for rapid detection and treatment of suspected multi-drug resistant (MDR-TB) patients as well as those with HIV-TB comorbidity. Sanjeev Kamble, Joint Director of state for TB, said, […]

Horse racing begins in Pune, medical services offered to injured jockeys

Horse racing in India is over 200 years old and is a well-established and a breeding industry. This year’s racing season has begun in Pune; doctors say that the casualties that the jockeys suffer are unusual as they are exposed to serious injuries of brain, spinal cord, lung, abdomen and thoracic region during racing. To tackle this, an ambulance service which is managed by doctors at Jehangir hospital in Pune, is offering emergency medical services to the injured jockeys

Horse racing begins in Pune, medical services offered to injured jockeysRaghav (name changed), last week, suffered two major fractures along with head injury, while he was riding his horse during the race at Royal Western Indian Turf Club (RWITC’s) race course in Pune. He was offered an emergency medical service on the race course and was saved during the crucial ‘golden hour’ period after an […]

Help us save our son, father appeals to netizens

Naiteek’s condition has become so critical that he is not able to attend school. His father is a worker in a small scale industry in Pune, while his mother is a homemaker. As his parents are not able to fund the surgery on their own, they have resorted to crowdfunding as an attempt to help gather funds required for their son’s surgery

Help us save our son, father appeals to netizensThe parents of an eight-year-old from Pune have started a crowdfunding campaign for their son who is suffering from liver failure and needs to undergo a liver transplant immediately. Naiteek is suffering from a congenital disease named Wilson’s disease and this disease has led to his liver failure in this case. The doctors have advised […]

ReBirth foundation hosts event to promote organ donation

On the eve of organ donation day yesterday, the ReBirth foundation in Pune hosted an event to spread awareness about organ donation. The foundation was started by Rajesh Shetty in January 2015. The idea of the foundation was to help people with queries of organ donation, a lesser known concept at the time

ReBirth foundation hosts event to promote organ donationOrgan donation is a very important topic of discussion, right now. August 29th has been declared as Organ Donation Day by the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis. On the eve of Organ Donation Day yesterday, the ReBirth foundation in Pune hosted an event to spread awareness about organ donation. The foundation was started by […]

Skipping breakfast? Beware!

The practice of skipping breakfast is pretty common, and this is particularly true for adolescent girls. A cross sectional study done in urban slums of Pune highlighted how adolescent girls are found to be skipping the breakfast in order to cut those extra kilos. Even doctors say that skipping breakfast is not limited to urban slums but a dangerous phenomenon which is prevalent, not only amongst the adolescent girls but a across the strata of society like working and older adults

Skipping breakfast? Beware!Breakfast is quite literally the meal meant to “break the fast” from all the hours you spend sleeping, and skipping it is known to cause a slew of bad chain reactions throughout the body.  Even doctors say that skipping breakfast is not limited to urban slums but a dangerous phenomenon which is prevalent, not only  amongst the adolescent girls […]

Pune reports highest swine flu death toll in the state

Around 14.26 lakh patients in Maharashtra are already screened, out of which 4,428 patients were diagnosed positive for swine flu. The state has reported 461 deaths so far, this year

Pune reports highest swine flu death toll in the stateThe total swine flu positive cases reported so far this year in Pune have reached 501. Also, more than 13,000 people who were suspected to have contracted swine flu have been given Tamiflu from January 1 to August 26 in the city. The Pune district has reported the highest number of death toll due to […]
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