Yoga helped me to get ‘back’ on track

Dr Apratim Goel, Dermatologist and laser surgeon of Cutis Skin Studio, who is a fitness enthusiast, reveals her keep-fit formulas

Yoga helped me to get ‘back’ on trackIf you happen to meet Dr Apratim Goel, you will be pleased with her enigmatic smile and flawless skin. She swears by her fitness regime and informed, “I grew up seeing my mom doing yoga every day. Later, I suffered from lower back pain and decided to opt for yoga.” She added, “I have a […]

Karnataka: Doctors strike called off

The Karnataka government stared at a crisis, after 20,000 doctors launched an indefinite strike against some provisions of the Private Medical Establishments (Amendment) Bill. They demanded that the Siddaramaiah government drop at least four contentious proposals in the bill. However, the doctors have called off the strike, after their demands were approved

Karnataka: Doctors strike called offIn a step to make healthcare affordable, the Karnataka government decided to fix the rates for different types of treatments and bed charges in private hospitals and nursing homes. The bill, Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (Amendment) Bill 2017, which has been placed on the floor in the house, empowers the state government to fix rates, […]

Epilepsy rehabilitation centre in Mumbai, now a reality

On the eve of National Epilepsy Day on November 17, the Epilepsy Foundation in Mumbai has started a rehabilitation centre for children, with an aim to rehabilitation of such patients. Rehabilitation will include occupational therapy, counseling session, speech therapy, yoga sessions and so on

Epilepsy rehabilitation centre in Mumbai, now a realityEpilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behaviour, sensations, and sometimes loss of awareness. Anyone can develop epilepsy. Epilepsy affects both males and females. Owing to which, The Epilepsy foundation in Mumbai has now started an epileptic children’s school. Children with epilepsy […]

Mumbaikars: Come forward to donate blood, appeals SBTC

Due to the blood shortage in municipal and government hospitals, The State Blood Transfusion Council (SBTC) has appealed Mumbaikars to donate blood. Owing to which, on November 26, blood donation camps will be organised at all the railway stations in Mumbai

Mumbaikars: Come forward to donate blood, appeals SBTC  There is always a significant, on-going need for blood. Because, there is no substitute for human blood, the generosity of blood donors helps to ensure that we maintain an adequate supply for our patients. But, blood donation has still not gained momentum, which has resulted in to blood shortage. Owing to which patients and […]

Migraine: Women have poorer quality of life than men, says study

Many of us are familiar with some form of the throbbing, uncomfortable, and distracting headache. As, there comes a point when work deadlines, irksome bosses, late nights, skimpy sleep schedules and traffic jams takes a toll on us. A new study published in JAPI- an Indian medical journal- shows women with migraine have poorer quality of life than

Migraine: Women have poorer quality of life than men, says studyA migraine can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on just one side of the head. It’s often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine attacks can cause significant pain for hours to days and can be so severe that the pain is disabling. A study published […]

Pune: Doctors save pregnant lady with rare syndrome

A 22-year-old lady, who was third time pregnant, started getting seizures and lost her consciousness while she was delivering twins in Pune’s hospital. For three days, she was in comatose stage and gained her consciousness, only when the doctor treated her for a rare syndrome. According to doctors, a targeted treatment to control her Blood Pressure (BP), to improve her platelet count and to slow down the breaking down of Red Blood Cells, helped her to get back on track

Pune: Doctors save pregnant lady with rare syndromeEarlier this month, a rare case of HELLP syndrome, (H- hemolysis ( breakdown of red blood cells), EL- elevated liver enzymes (liver function), LP- low platelets counts (platelets help the blood clot) along with PRES (Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome) was diagnosed at Ruby Hall clinic. These are life threatening conditions during pregnancy, with the occurrence […]

Maha doctors to get ‘overtime’

Doctors, Are you willing to work in rural areas? But, worried about working for more than eight hours and getting less ‘overtime’? Then, here is good news for you

Maha doctors to get ‘overtime’Now, doctors serving in the rural years will get ‘overtime’. The Health Department has taken this decision with the intention of encouraging maximum doctors to work in rural areas. Currently, there are many vacant posts for the doctors in the rural areas. For this, the state government will take 500 doctors on contract basis. According […]

20,000 Karnataka doctors on indefinite strike

On Thursday, around 20,000 doctors in Bengaluru, joined an indefinite strike, demanding that at least four of the 14 proposals in the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (amendment) Bill, 2017, be dropped. The strike will be called off, once the government approves the demands

20,000 Karnataka doctors on indefinite strikeThe Karnataka government stared at a crisis on Thursday after 20,000 doctors launched an indefinite strike against some provisions of the Private Medical Establishments (Amendment) Bill. They demanded that the Siddaramaiah government drop at least four contentious proposals in the bill. The doctors joined colleagues from at least 14 other districts who were already protesting […]

CM Fadnavis aims to make Maha cataract-free by 2019

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis's dream of making Maharashtra a cataract-free state will soon come true. CM Fadnavis himself has taken initiative which is not only for senior citizens but also for entire Maharashtra state. Approximately in 20 months, 17 lakh free cataract surgeries will be done. Apart from this, free spectacles will be distributed to these patients

CM Fadnavis aims to make Maha cataract-free by 2019There is a backlog of around 17 lakh surgeries across the state. Cataract of more than 5 lakhs people is mature. Therefore, CM Fadnavis decided to make Maharashtra cataract free. The Padma Shri awardee, Dr Tatyarao Lahane, joint director of Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER), is appointed as the chief coordinator for the […]

Mumbai: 3,000 units of blood available, says Dr Deepak Sawant

In the last three days, In Mumbai, in all the blood banks 2,500 to 3,000 units of blood is available. If the blood of respective blood group is not available. Contact, The State Blood Transfusion Council (SBTC) and the blood will be made available, said Dr Deepak Sawant, the state health minister

Mumbai: 3,000 units of blood available, says Dr Deepak SawantThe population of the state is 11.13 million and according to the criteria of World Health Organization, one per cent of the blood collection is required and the state needs 11 lakh units of blood. Last year, Maharashtra secured first place in the country through blood donation. As 16, 17,000 units blood was collected. As […]
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