BMC goes digital for health, develops an app to provide information on various diseases

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has designed a ‘Monsoon Related App’, which is free of cost and can be downloaded in any android phone. With the help of this app, people will get the information regarding various life-threatening diseases on one click. The app will be inaugurated on September 19

BMC goes digital for health, develops an app to provide information on various diseasesMonsoon invites a host of diseases like malaria, dengue, and leptospirosis and so on. Every year, the number of patients suffering with these diseases goes on increasing as there is a lack of awareness amongst people, regarding these diseases. Owing to the rise in the number of patients, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is working to […]

WMA celebrates its 70th anniversary on medical ethics day

Today, the World Medical Association (WMA) is marking its 70th anniversary on World Medical Ethics Day. The WMA was founded with 27 countries and held its first annual General Assembly in Paris in 1947 and it has become the global platform to develop medical ethics, the rules of the profession. In the year 2003, WMA decided to mark its anniversary by holding an annual World Medical Ethics Day on September 18, to promote the presence of ethics in medicine

WMA celebrates its 70th anniversary on medical ethics dayThe WMA was founded with 27 countries and held its first annual General Assembly in Paris in 1947. Today the Association has a membership of more than 100 national medical associations as constituent members from around the world. It has become the global platform to develop medical ethics, the rules of the profession. Since 1947 […]

Know how to treat diarrhoea during pregnancy

If you experience three or more loose bowel movements in one day, you may have diarrhoea. Diarrhoea during pregnancy is common. However, just because you have diarrhoea doesn’t necessarily mean it’s directly related to your pregnancy

Know how to treat diarrhoea during pregnancyDiarrhoea during pregnancy: Digestive difficulties, such as constipation and diarrhoea, may occur frequently during pregnancy. Blame it on shifting hormones, changes in diet, and added stress. The fact is, pregnant women deal with diarrhoea quite a lot, and if they aren’t cautious, it can cause problems. Find out what you can do to ease the discomfort when it strikes. […]

Global hunger has affected 815 million people, says UN

As per United Nations report, global hunger is on the rise again and it has affected 11 per cent of global population that is (815 million people), in the year 2016. The reason behind this is attributed to the proliferation of violent conflicts and climate-related shocks. Through this report, a contradictory picture of malnutrition and the obesity has also come to surface

Global hunger has affected 815 million people, says UNA recent report released by United Nations (UN) has highlighted the harsh reality. According to the report, global hunger is on the rise again and it has affected 11 per cent of global population that is (815 million people), in the year 2016. This is mentioned in the new edition of the annual United Nations report […]

Mumbai: 3 succumb to dengue, 164 new cases reported

After swine flu and malaria, dengue has created havoc in Mumbai. From September 1 to 11, 102 dengue cases were reported in Mumbai. Now, the number has gone up to 164. While 3 people have died due to dengue

Mumbai: 3 succumb to dengue, 164 new cases reportedIn the end of August, torrential rain accompanied by strong winds pummelled Mumbai. While in the beginning of September, people had to experience unbearable heat. The change in climate invites various diseases like swine flu, during which, the mosquitoes breed in in stagnant water. So after swine flu, Mumbai is witnessing rise in the number […]

UP to seek Maha’s help to improve health services in state

To know about various initiatives undertaken by Maharashtra in the health care sector, and its efforts to curb mother and child death, a delegation under Siddharth Nath Singh, Uttar Pradesh health minister, met Dr Deepak Sawant, the state health minister, at Mantralaya. There will be Inter-state coordination, to improve the health services of both the states, said Dr Sawant

UP to seek Maha’s help to improve health services in stateWith regards to health service, Maharashtra is leading state in the country. So the Union Health Minister suggested studying its various schemes and success stories.“I had come to Maharashtra to understand about its healthcare services, so that UP can also implement  various schemes like telemedicine, bike ambulance, SNCU, CPS courses in Uttar Pradesh with Maharashtra’s […]

How your breast develops: A guide for teens

Breasts are made of fatty tissue, blood vessels, and milk ducts. The biological reason they get bigger is so that a woman can feed a baby, if or when she has one later in her life. Most girls develop breasts between the ages of 8 and 13 years old

How your breast develops: A guide for teens  Young women’s bodies go through many changes during puberty, and one of the biggest is when their breasts begin to grow. A question many girls and teenagers may ask themselves is should their breasts hurt when they grow? In this guide, we address common questions about breast development. We will also explore the signs […]

Parents donate organ of their brain-dead son, save four lives

Suresh, a 21-year-old boy from Karnataka was declared brain- dead. Even though his parents were illiterate, they decided to donate their son’s organs after being counselled by the doctors

Parents donate organ of their brain-dead son, save four livesSuresh (named changed) sustained a head injury after he met with an accident on September 11 in Basavkalyan, a small town in Karnataka. After taking treatment in a private hospital, he came to Solapur government hospital on September 13, where he was declared as brain-dead. Though he comes from a rural area and has a […]

Unbearable heat forces Mumbaikars to visit hospitals

In the end of August, Mumbai witnessed a heavy downpour. But in the beginning of September, there was a sudden rise in the temperature as heat in Mumbai is on its peak. A thick haze enveloped the city, despite a high temperature in the day. As Mumbai’s air quality worsened, people suffered from respiratory ailments like cough and cold and fever

Unbearable heat forces Mumbaikars to visit hospitalsMumbaikars are reeling with heat and experiencing the October heat, in the month of September itself. People are sweating it out due to unbearable heat and humidity. Since Mumbai is experiencing heavy rains and heat and humidity at the same time, which has affected their health. Lot of people are making trips to the private […]

Hospital uses snakes and ladders game to create health awareness

A hospital from Pimpri, has perfectly captured the changing lifestyle through our favourite game. Yes, snakes and ladders. Disease-free life is a ladder to a healthy life, while lack of exercise and junk food consumption, will invite diseases. So to educate people regarding this, snakes have been used. Now, this poster has become a topic of discussion on the social media

Hospital uses snakes and ladders game to create health awarenessAs a kid, we all have played snakes and ladders, which till date, remains our favourite game. But a hospital from Pimpri-Chinchwad, has used this game in a unique way, to create awareness regarding the diseases amongst people. Do you still refuse to believe it? Read This… When you happen to visit Aadhar hospital in […]
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