Maharashtra FDA seizes gutkha worth crores

The Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration seized gutka by raiding Mumbai and the nearby areas. This action was taken against the sale of Gutka after the ban

Maharashtra FDA seizes gutkha worth croresEven after the ban imposed on gutkha by the state government, it was available at many places. In the areas in and across Mumbai, from April to September, in the span of six months, 46 places were raided by acting promptly acting on the complaints received. Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken this […]

Kharra: A leading cause of oral cancer, says survey

Kharra (mix of processed tobacco, betel nut or areca nut and lime) is a form of tobacco. According to the Government Dental College of Nagpur, consumption of Kharra leads to oral cancer

Kharra: A leading cause of oral cancer, says surveyTobacco is harmful for health. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) like ischemic heart diseases, cancers, diabetes, chronic respiratory diseases are the leading causes of death globally and associated with tobacco use. The government dental college of Nagpur conducted a survey. In which, from January to August 2017, a mouth check-up was conducted in the hospital for seeking […]

Rise in sex change cases, societal acceptance still distant

In the past few decades now, there is a significant rise in the number of people aspiring to change their sex flocking to Mumbai. But, there seems to be a lack of acceptance even among those families whose members have or are willing to undergo such surgeries

Rise in sex change cases, societal acceptance still distantIt’s no news that in the past few years, Mumbai has become one of Indias key centres for sex reassessment surgery (SRS). For decades now, people aspiring to undergo cosmetic procedures have been flocking to Mumbai. However, there seems to be a lack of acceptance even among those families whose members have or are willing […]

Go ‘Clean’: Nursing students perform a street play

They say, ‘Cleanliness is next to godliness’, keeping up with that, a street play was organised. Dr Avinash Supe, Dean of KEM Hospital and all the heads of the department and professors were present for the same

Go ‘Clean’: Nursing students perform a street playCleanliness is a most important topic for everyone. If we maintain cleanliness in our daily life we feel lots of benefits. If we talk about our health (physical, mental, social and psychological), we notice that how important the personal cleanliness and cleaning of environment is necessary for us. The whole environment is our home which […]

‘Jab They Met’… After 18 years

It was an emotional moment when a girl who was saved by the doctor met him after eighteen years. Nothing unusual right? But, you would be surprised and happy to know why their meeting was special. As around 18 years ago, the doctor had saved the pregnant woman who then had delivered a baby girl. The small baby has now turned in to an 18-year-old girl who aspires to become a doctor similarly like the doctor who gave her and her mother a new life

‘Jab They Met’… After 18 yearsAfter scoring well in NEET exam, Pratiksha Khusape has now got an admission in Government Medical College, Miraj, whose dream is to become a doctor and serve to people. When she has recently started perusing medicine, her tryst with Dr Sanjay Shivade who, 18 years ago saved her mother was indeed blissful. Pratiksha met the […]

250 differently able kids dance their way to glory

An NGO, founded by Ace Choreographer and Dance Legend, Shaimak Davar; Victory Art Foundation conducted its annual Presentation for the third consecutive year on 25 October, which was held at the St Andrew Auditorium, Bandra, Mumbai. More than 250 differently abled kids from 10 different NGOs performed at the event

250 differently able kids dance their way to gloryCelebrating India’s spirit of Unity in Diversity, glorifying many festivals, languages and cultures of our country, Victory Presentation brought in unique opportunity for all the children from different NGOs and Institutes who have been trained by Shiamak’s finest dance faculty to show that they are differently abled and not disabled. Though they might not have […]

United by ‘Diabetes’: A couple gets married through a matrimonial website for diabetics

For people with diabetes, it becomes difficult to find a suitable match. Often, people get bog down and lose their self-confidence as they are unable to find a perfect. Similarly, a diabetic couple who went through the same problem met through a matrimonial website, which has been specifically launched for type 1 diabetes patients

United by ‘Diabetes’: A couple gets married through a matrimonial website for diabeticsIndia has been caught in the web of diabetes. Diabetes is commonly seen in youngsters. Not being able to find a suitable match is one of the major problems which arise due to diabetes. As a solution to this, the diabetes experts from Delhi had launched Diabetic matrimony.com, a matrimonial website to help these diabetes patients […]

Rare: Mumbai’s schizophrenic man diagnosed with paedophilia, undergoes treatment

Co-morbidity is nothing but basically the combining of two or more factors at one go, which at times could be one ailment followed by another. As for this 38-year-old Mumbai man, schizophrenia, an illness for which he was treated for more than 15 years now, is suffering from another ailment- paedophilia and he is under treatment for his condition

Rare: Mumbai’s schizophrenic man diagnosed with paedophilia, undergoes treatmentCo-morbid ailments are very difficult to heal. In a one-off case, now, a schizophrenic has been detected with another illness, paedophilia.  To the surprise of the doctors treating him, paedophilia is co-morbidity and not a manifestation of schizophrenia in this case. Schizophrenia is a difficult disease to handle. Paedophilia, for another is a very difficult […]

Organ donation: Krushna Sadgir’s family to shift near Mumbai

After paediatric heart transplant, a proper care has to be taken, in order to avoid infections. Krushna’s family shifted near Mumbai as in the village; there are higher chances of him contracting infection

Organ donation: Krushna Sadgir’s family to shift near MumbaiKrushna Sadgir, an eight-year-old boy, who belongs to Akole Taluka in Ahmednagar. In December 2016, Krushna was diagnosed with a heart ailment and was admitted in Pune’s Army Hospital where his heart function was found to be only 41 per cent. For which, heart transplant was one of the options. But heart transplantation expense was more […]

Do you sit with your legs crossed? Mind it!

Although it can feel like a natural sitting position for so many of us, we’ve probably been told at some point down the line that crossing your legs is bad for you. But experts say you might want to rethink that habit: Crossing your legs can actually have some negative health effects

Do you sit with your legs crossed? Mind it!You probably cross your legs at least once while you’re having dinner, working at your desk, or pretty much any time you sit down. Odds are, you don’t even realise you’re doing it — you just sit and cross one leg over the other, like you’ve done for years. According to experts it can be […]
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