Doctor creates WhatsApp groups for obesity and diabetes free India

Obesity means having too much body fat. Factors that might affect your weight include your genetic makeup, overeating, eating high-fat foods, and not being physically active. Obesity increases your risk of heart disease and so on. It also causes diabetes which is difficult to treat

To help people to get rid of diabetes and obesity, in the year 2012, Dr Jagannath Dixit started an obesity and diabetes free campaign. This campaign is there since five years through social media. For which, 99 WhatsApp group have been formed. And the patient can share his information and problems. And the doctor suggests […]

Transgender: Mumbai witnesses decrease in HIV-Aids cases

There has been a lot of awareness created regarding AIDS which is helping people to understand it. Owing to which, in the year 2016 to 2017, during the span 9 months, 2,492 transgender were examined. Amongst which, 7 were diagnosed with Aids

Special efforts are being made by the state government to bring down the HIV-Aids figures in Mumbai. The transgender do not visit Anti Retroviral Therapy Centres (ART) for check-ups, due to which it become difficult to find as to how many are infected. But, according to the figures, in transgender, the HIV-Aids figures have come […]

Touching women inappropriately? Can be a mental disorder

An Instagram profile v9nair was bragging about his obscene behaviour towards women. The user had clicked photographs while inappropriately touching women’s back, who were wearing blouses and posted those pictures on Instagram. After some social media users brought this shameful act in the light, Insta acted immediately by removing his account. Many expressed their anger over this. Meanwhile, this could be a mental disorder, warned city experts

Touching women inappropriately? Can be a mental disorderWomen took to social media platforms to speak up about surviving sexual assault or harassment after Hollywood actor Alyssa Milano urged people to tweet using hashtag MeToo to show the magnitude of the problem, after which it became viral. Since last few days, many women narrated their disturbing experiences and to raise awareness on sexual […]

Pune: ZP to launch cancer-free campaign in the memory of late RR Patil

The number of people suffering from cancer is increasing at an alarming rate. In rural area too cancer is prevalent. So, to bring down these numbers, cancer-free campaign has been initiated in Pune district. This campaign has been given name of late RR Patil, home minister, Maharashtra

Six months ago, a survey was conducted by the health officials of the Pune Zilla Parishad. The survey revealed, there were numerous cancer patients in rural areas who are ignorant about its treatment. Due to which, the movement was initiated. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Pravin Mane, Pune Zilla Parishad’s Health committee, Chairperson said, “People […]

Mumbai’s first citizen urges people to join Save Aaradhya campaign

Newly elected Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar extends his support to My Medical Mantra’s ‘Save Aaradhya’ campaign. Mahadeshwar requested Mumbaikars to promote organ donation so that many like Aaradhya can get a new lease of life

Newly elected Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar has extended his support to My Medical Mantra’s ‘Save Aaradhya‘ campaign. Mahadeshwar requested Mumbaikars to promote organ donation, so that many like Aaradhya can get a new lease of life. “We all need to promote organ donation. For patients like Aaradhya, organ transplant is the only solution to live […]

Aaradhya’s struggle moves Maha CM’s wife Amruta Fadnavis

Also joining the campaign to save four-year-old’s life is Padma Shri Dr Tatyarao Lahane, Dean of JJ Hospital, Mumbai and Nikoli Edwards, Independent Senator in Government of Trinidad and Tobago

“I request everyone to help Aaradhya get a new heart,” said Amruta Fadnavis, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ wife as she joined My Medical Mantra’s campaign to #SaveAaradhya. A Navi Mumbai resident, Aaradhya was in playschool last year when she was diagnosed with end-stage heart disease. She needs a donor heart whose body weight is […]

Mumbai Police Commissioner launches Save Aaradhya documentary

Appeals to Mumbaikars to spread awareness regarding organ donation. Assures that Mumbai police too would do its best to spread the word around for Aaradhya

Mumbai Police Commissioner Datta Padsalgikar on Monday (February 20) launched the English documentary of the #SaveAaradhya campaign. The documentary was launched at the police chief’s office in Crawford Market, Mumbai. The commissioner who was moved by the condition of 3-year-old Aaradhya, said that, proper awareness needs to be created with regards to organ donation. Speaking […]

After Hrithik Roshan pledged his eyes, eye hospital starts nationwide eye donation awareness campaign

The campaign aims to get 1 million people to pledge their eyes and spread awareness on why it is important to donate eyes

Actors learn a lot, about life and otherwise, while playing different characters in their movies. Similar was the case with Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan, who experienced the struggle of visually-impaired people while playing the role of a blind man in his recently released movie, Kaabil. While essaying his role, the light-eyed actor was moved by […]

Relentless year-long blood donation drive yields 32,009 units for NGO

Members of Akhil Bhartiya Terapanth Yuvak Parishad, a Jain NGO, who began their drive on January 1, 2016, continued it till December 31, 2016. They organised 468 blood donation camps at 410 different venues

Every drop of blood donated turns into boon for the one who is in dire need of it. Keeping this in mind, members of Jain NGO Akhil Bhartiya Terapanth Yuvak Parishad (ABTYP) took unto themselves to spread awareness on importance of blood donation across India in a unique way. Last year, ABTYP organised a year-long […]

Maharashtra govt to launch surgical strike against the ‘Silent Killer’

In a month-long campaign, the state plans to conduct many programmes at 18 medical colleges to create awareness for fight against obesity

To control the growing menace of non-communicable diseases (NCD) like diabetes and hypertension, the Maharashtra government has decided to fight obesity – a major factor of NCD. The state’s medical education ministry, along with the Jayshree Todkar (JT) Foundation, will begin the ‘Fight Obesity’ campaign from November 29. “Obesity is a disease. Sadly, people associate […]