Pune doc proves medical profession is not just about making money

A woman who was afflicted from asthma, since the past 15 years was actually suffering from a serious heart ailment. This was revealed only when she saw a local doctor after complaining about immense pain. The doctor turned out to be a Good Samaritan, as he saw to it that she was operated upon for her heart condition

Pune doc proves medical profession is not just about making moneyOf late, the doctor-patient relationship in the country has hit an all-time low. There are some cases which still inspire our hope and trust in doctors. One such case involves a young doctor, who serves in a semi-rural area near Pune, who went out of his way to treat an old woman with heart disease. […]

Sassoon Hospital introduces state-of-the-art technology to treat skin ailments

The dermatology department has started Co2 laser treatment to treat patients with different types of scars and birth marks on the skin.  Doctors state that with the help of this advanced technology, they can perform routine procedures with ease and efficiency

Sassoon Hospital introduces state-of-the-art technology to treat skin ailmentsIt is not just affluent class in the society which seeks the help of cosmetic surgeons for flawless skin, but even people belonging to poorer sections of society. Now, the middle class are approaching doctors in government hospital and inquiring for the treatments to give them perfect skin. Sassoon Hospital in Pune has started a […]

Children’s Day: MARD donates surgical equipment to Sassoon Hospital paediatric ward

To mark Children’s day Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors, (MARD), Pune donated surgical instruments to the paediatric ward of Sassoon Hospital, as the ward lacked the basic instruments due to unavailability of the same

Children’s Day: MARD donates surgical equipment to Sassoon Hospital paediatric wardOn the occasion of Children’s Day, Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors, (MARD), Pune branch donated surgical instruments to the paediatric ward of Sassoon Hospital, Pune. Dr Ajay Vane, Secretary General of MARD, Pune said, “When we were on duty in the ward, the nursing staff informed us about unavailability of some the instruments. We were […]

Pune: MARD doctors donate medicines to the orphanage

During Diwali, after donating frits to the needy patients in the Sassoon Hospital, Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors, (MARD), Pune, has now donated syrups and medicines to the orphanage kids

Pune: MARD doctors donate medicines to the orphanage  Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors, (MARD), Pune branch donated medicines to Shreevatsa; a care centre for the family deprived children in the city. Different syrups and medicines which are frequently needed for these kids were given by the MARD members. Dr Sagar Phate, President of MARD Pune, said, “We had written to the organisation […]

Kamala Nehru Hospital starts milk bank in Pune, a first for a municipal run hospital

According to the WHO, receiving milk from a human milk bank should be the first alternative for a baby whose mother is unable to breastfeed. Still there are many hospitals in India which use infant formula as human milk is not sufficiently available

Kamala Nehru Hospital starts milk bank in Pune, a first for a municipal run hospitalKamala Nehru Hospital has become the first hospital run by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) to start a human milk bank. The hospital has tied up with Sassoon General Hospital in Pune and will soon start supplying milk to newborn babies who cannot be nursed by their mothers. According to the World Health Organisation, receiving […]

Ande Ka Funda: Sassoon Hospital observes World Egg Day

Along with proteins, eggs also contain Vitamin D, B6, B12, selenium; and minerals such as zinc, iron, and copper. It nutritional value is also high

Ande Ka Funda: Sassoon Hospital observes World Egg DayOn the occasion of World Egg Day, Sassoon General Hospital in Pune distributed 7,000 eggs on Friday. The intention behind this is to help raise awareness on the benefits of eggs and the important role it play in our diet and nutrition. This year, October 13, is being celebrated as World Egg Day to highlight […]

To safeguard medical equipment Sassoon Hospital presses for advance tech

The request for the express feeder has been made repeatedly with the MSEDCL since the past 6 years, without the express feeder medical equipments can be severely damaged, if voltage fluctuations take place

To safeguard medical equipment Sassoon Hospital presses for advance techSassoon General Hospital in Pune has demanded an express feeder from the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) to avoid damage to sophisticated equipments such as ventilators and incubators, as they can get damaged due to severe fluctuations in voltage. An express feeder is a sophisticated machine, which can help safeguard machinery in the hospital, in […]

Sassoon Hospital conducts special workshop to improve doctor-patient relationship

A special workshop was organised at B J Medical College and Sassoon Hospitals, Pune on Friday to teach students communication skills on how to deal patients

Sassoon Hospital conducts special workshop to improve doctor-patient relationshipThere has been an increase in the number of incidents about doctors getting attacked by patients being reported in the country. Keeping this in mind, a unique effort has started where special lessons are devised to teach young doctors on how to communicate with patients. A special workshop was organised at Sassoon Hospital and B […]

Alzheimer’s in India under-reported, say doctors

On World Alzheimer’s Day, My Medical Mantra looks at how an important degenerative disease of the brain like Alzheimer’s still goes unreported in India. Doctors say that lack of knowledge about the disease leads to late diagnosis affecting the patients’ response to the treatment in negative way

Alzheimer’s in India under-reported, say doctorsAs we look forward to celebrate the World Alzheimer’s Day on September 21 tomorrow, we look at how many people in the country still remain unaware about the condition, leading to many cases going unreported and untreated. The disease is most common in people 60 years and older. Globally India houses the second most number of individuals […]

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 […]
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