Aaradhya has got a new heart, but paediatric heart transplants remain a challenge

Lack of paediatric donors led to families traveling down south for heart transplants until some years ago. Slowly, the scenario is changing. In the last month, Mumbai witnessed three paediatric heart transplants. Still, lot has to be done, in order to raise awareness regarding the same. Here, My Medical Mantra tries to understand what has changed positively with regards to the heart transplants but also analyses the challenges behind it

Aaradhya has got a new heart, but paediatric heart transplants remain a challenge    With Aaradhya Mule getting discharged on Wednesday, evening, the question arises is, where are we heading from now on, in terms of paediatric heart transplants? The four year old Mule, waited for about a year-and-a-half in search of a suitable heart. According to the Zonal Transplant Coordination Center (ZTCC), out of the twenty-nine heart […]

Aaradhya begins a new life, with a new heart in a new home

After a relentless battle, four-year-old Aaradhya Mule left for home with a new heart beating inside her. Her parents are grateful for the prayers and good wishes that helped them tide over all difficulties

Aaradhya begins a new life, with a new heart in a new homeAfter spending 22 days in the hospital, little spirited Aaradhya Mule was discharged on Wednesday, evening. Finally, the tiny brave girl’s ordeal has ended after a year-and-a-half. The family, who have received love and support in the time of deep crisis, said this is nothing short of a miracle. Now, smiling Aaradhya has left Fortis […]

Hospital staff gets emotional while a smiling Aaradhya heads home

As Aaradhya Mule gets discharged, the hospital wishes the best for the tiny spirited girl. All in all, the journey of the Mule’s has successfully ended. The hospital staff say she was very much like a family for them

Hospital staff gets emotional while a smiling Aaradhya heads homeIt is often believed that relations are made by heart. And sure enough, that stands true as that could be witnessed at Fortis Hospital, Mulund as little Aaradhya left for her Taloja home after being discharged from the hospital. Aaradhya used to visit the hospital every fortnight and had formed a rather close bond with […]

Heart affair: The ‘Man’ behind Aaradhya’s heart now aims to save more lives

Yogesh Mule, Aaradhya’s father has been championing the cause of spreading awareness about heart transplants. Ever since, April 2016, when the Mule’s realised about Aaradhya’s heart ailment, the family is advocating organ donation. Mule further said that it should be taught in schools in order to create awareness. In fact, he has already helped a Sadgir family to take care of their son Krushna post his heart transplant

Heart affair: The ‘Man’ behind Aaradhya’s heart now aims to save more livesYogesh Mule has been very instrumental and vocal about spreading awareness about heart transplants. But ever since his little angel, Aaradhya got a heart on September 5, he has tried helping out others at the hospital. Krushna Sadgir came to Fortis hospital, Mulund with a similar heart condition as that of Aaradhya. On September 20, […]

Do you stand for longer period? You may suffer from varicose veins

A lot of people suffer from varicose veins and the number is continuously increasing. But there is a lack of awareness regarding the same. Owing to which, on September 23, Wockhardt hospital organised a free camp and a workshop to educate people about this neglected condition. More than 100 people from Mumbai and Navi Mumbai participated in this camp

Do you stand for longer period? You may suffer from varicose veinsVaricose veins are caused by standing for longer period or by standing and working continuously. To create awareness amongst the masses, Sterling Wockhardt hospital of Vashi organised a workshop. According to doctors, if one stands and works continuously on one place, then they suffer from varicose veins. Varicose veins are enlarged, swollen, and twisting veins, […]

Happy ending for little Aaradhya!

After a relentless battle, four-year-old Aaradhya Mule left for home with a new heart beating inside her. Her parents are grateful for the prayers and good wishes that helped them tide over all difficulties following My Medical Mantra’s powerful online campaign, Save Aaradhya

Happy ending for little Aaradhya!Little Aaradhya Mule is finally left for her new home, happy and healthy, thanks to the prayers and wishes of countless people from across the world. Ever since My Medical Mantra started the online campaign, Save Aaradhya, to find a heart for the four-year-old, the response from the readers has been overwhelming. The family, who […]

BMC workers participate in the organ donation awareness session

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) often echoes the sentiment of being the flag bearers of change in the city. To bring to life this outlook and to observe the occasion of the upcoming World Heart Day, over 100 workers of the G-North Ward of the BMC took part in an initiative to gain insight on the process and importance of organ donation

BMC workers participate in the organ donation awareness sessionOrgan donation is the need of the hour as one organ donor can save up to eight lives. Owing to which, BMC workers participated in a session which was conducted by Medics from S.L Raheja hospital – A Fortis Associate. The event focused on how there is a need for more potential donors to come forward and pledge their organs, […]

Asian Heart Institute performs its first heart transplant

Navratri is a scared and auspicious festival which brings joy and takes away all the sorrows. While Navratri was truly a blessing as Mumbai’s heart transplant program added yet another success story with Asian Heart Institute of Bandra, operating its first heart transplant patient

Asian Heart Institute performs its first heart transplant  No parent should ever have to mourn the death of their child, but in an unfortunate incident in Latur, the parents of the 19-year-old brain-dead boy, mourned his death, but, at the same time, took a big move by deciding to give a new lease of life, by donating his heart. The parent’s decision […]

Beware: Pigments from tattoos may reach the lymph nodes

According to researchers, microscopic particles from tattoos can travel within the body and reach the lymph nodes,

Beware: Pigments from tattoos may reach the lymph nodesAlong with pigments, tattoo inks contain preservatives and contaminants such as nickel, chromium, manganese and cobalt. “When someone wants to get a tattoo, they are often very careful in choosing a parlor where they use sterile needles that haven’t been used previously. No one checks the chemical composition of the colors, but our study shows […]

Health alert: Smoking in movies harms children

Research shows that when it comes to smoking, children are heavily influenced by some of the folks they consider the coolest of the cool: actors in movies

Health alert: Smoking in movies harms childrenWe want to believe we’re raising our kids to think for themselves, and not to do dumb or unhealthy things just because the cool kids are doing them. “There’s a dose-response relationship: The more smoking kids see onscreen, the more likely they are to smoke,” said Dr. Stanton Glantz, a professor and director of the […]
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