Bangladesh: ‘Tree Man’ readmitted to hospital due to relapse of his rare disease  

A patient in Bangladesh known as ‘tree man’ underwent extensive surgeries last year to remove wood-like warts from his hands and feet. Now, however, he says the unusual growths are starting to come back

Bangladesh: ‘Tree Man’ readmitted to hospital due to relapse of his rare disease  A year ago Abul Bajandar, a Bangladeshi rickshaw-puller dubbed ‘tree-man’ for the bark-like growths that once covered his body, appeared to have made a full recovery from the rare condition that has afflicted him for a decade. He had undergone extensive surgeries last year to remove wood-like warts from his hands and feet. But twelve […]

’I have been diagnosed with NeuroEndocrine Tumour’, tweets Irrfan Khan

In one of the saddest news to have hit us on Friday, Irrfan Khan, Bollywood’s unconventional star tweeted about his illness. ‘Learning that I have been diagnosed with NeuroEndocrine Tumour as of now has admittedly been difficult, but the love and strength of those around me and that I found within me has brought me to a place of hope’, he tweeted

’I have been diagnosed with NeuroEndocrine Tumour’, tweets Irrfan KhanRecently, Actor Irrfan Khan recently left his many fans worried as he tweeted about his ‘rare disease’. Messages of ‘speedy recovery’ and ‘good luck’ from across the world started pouring in. Later, in a Facebook post Irrfan’s wife Sutapa Sikdar,  thanked his  fans for their good wishes and their concern. The power house of talent, […]

Know how this brave heart is fighting with this rare syndrome

A disease could be devastating for anybody. A banking professional from Mumbai, who is getting treated in different parts of the country, has started researching on the rare condition he was diagnosed with - Isaac Syndrome. He speaks with My Medical Mantra about his journey so far

Know how this brave heart is fighting with this rare syndromeFor 38-year-old Mukesh Sharma (name changed), a Mumbai resident,  who is a result-oriented professional, with master’s in business management offering over 12 years of successful career with diverse roles distinguished in Sales, Business Development and Fundraising. For him, life was all but goal-driven. As the saying goes, ‘Life is like a rollercoaster ride’. During February […]

‘My search for rare stories made me find a rare disease,’ tweets Irrfan Khan

The power house of talent, actor Irrfan Khan, who is known for displaying his impeccable acting skills in the flicks like ‘Piku’, Lunch Box’, ‘Hindi Medium’ and so on, revealed via twitter post that he is suffering from a rare disease and will share details when there is a conclusive diagnosis

‘My search for rare stories made me find a rare disease,’ tweets Irrfan KhanOn Monday, in a heart-breaking twitter post, the 51-year-old actor said he and his family were jolted by the knowledge of his illness, and requested his fans and followers not to speculate about his health. “Sometimes you wake up with a jolt with life shaking you up. The last fifteen days, my life has been […]

Mumbai: Doctors treat leukaemia survivor for rare chemotherapy side effect

Although the 16-year-old girl bravely overcame her fight against cancer, she was struck with a condition which impairs the hip of a person with chronic pain. Annually, out of 25,000 patients diagnosed with leukaemia in India, 5 to 10% develop the disease

Mumbai: Doctors treat leukaemia survivor for rare chemotherapy side effectA leukaemia survivor from Kolhapur was diagnosed with an extremely rare disease called Avascular Necrosis of the Hip (AVN) that affects cancer patients during chemotherapy or as an after effect. According to her doctors at PD Hinduja, the 16-year-old girl successfully underwent cancer treatment at Tata Hospital and then referred to them for treatment of […]