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  • Mumbai, Sewri hospital, Sewri TB hospital, Tuberculosis, TB hospital runs out of adult diapers, adult diapers

    Mumbai: Sewri TB Hospital runs out of adult diapers for bedridden patients

    Mumbai: Lack of adult diapers in the government-run Tuberculosis hospital, Sewri has forced bedridden patients to use hand-made cloth pads which can cause severe infection to patients. A senior doctor said despite repeated complaints by the nurses and ayas, the hospital is yet to float the quota for the process of procuring diapers. 37-year-old Anjali…

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  • Mumbai: Stroke the 2nd most common cause of mortality after coronary heart disease

    Mumbai: A stroke, commonly called paralysis or brain attack, occurs when blood circulation to the brain fails. Around 17 million people experience stroke each year. Six millions of these strokes are fatal. Someone dies of stroke every six seconds. Stroke is the second commonest cause of mortality after coronary heart disease and is responsible for…

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    MRI death: Family still waiting for Rajesh’s cut finger, says senior official of BYL Nair Hospital

    Mumbai: Two weeks after the death of Lalbaugh resident Rajesh Maru, 32, after getting pulled into a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine at civic-run BYL Nair hospital, his family are still waiting for his severed finger, which had remained attached to the machine along with the oxygen cylinder he had been holding at the time…

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    Breaking! Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan admitted to Lilavati hospital

    Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan got admitted at Lilavati hospital in the gastroenterology department for a regular checkup. On Friday at around 6.30pm, the actor got admitted to the hospital for a regular dose of medicine that needs to be taken in injection through saline supply. He was admitted under Dr Jayant Barve, a famous gastroenterologist. As…

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    Mumbai: Govandi slum kids top malnutrition chart, says survey

    Mumbai: According to a survey conducted by the Fight Hunger Foundation, non-governmental organisation (NGO) last year over 170 children were found to be suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) and 439 children suffering from Moderate acute malnutrition. This survey was conducted in the Govandi M/E ward which has three slums such as Umerkhadi, Sathe Nagar…

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  • ‘Aapli Chikitsa’ is yet to start for Mumbaikars

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) allocated a large sum of budget towards strengthening periphery hospitals and dispensaries for the year 2018-19, but a two-year-old scheme, ‘Aapli Chikitsa,’ with an allocation of Rs 16 crore is yet to be started. A senior official confirmed that even after launching the tender twice, not a single diagnostic…

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  • Mumbai: Central Railway to set up new coaching complex at Parel

    Bhayandar: In yet another instance the Central Railway have received a approval for setting up a new coaching complex at Parel. A senior railway official said a budget of Rs 193 crore has been sanctioned for setting up this complex from long distance trains will originate and terminate. They also be revamping the Parel-Elphinstone road…

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  • Mumbai: Flexi-timing for office-goers to ease rush hour; can it be a reality in maximum city?

    Mumbai: Three months after 23 commuters died in a stampede at the Elphinstone Road station, a citizen’s campaign is demanding a paradigm shift in the way Mumbai commutes to work, through extensive application of flexible working hours for office-goers. The campaign is backed by the India chapter of the International Advertising Association (IAA) after being…

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  • Mumbai: FSSAI introduces common logo for ‘organic foods’ with tag line ‘Jaivik Bharat’

    Mumbai: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) last month introduced a logo for organic foods which will help customers identify authentic food. A senior official said the logo has been designed specifying the standards of organic farming and dealers cannot sell an organic product without the logo. ‘Jaivik Bharat’ logo has been…

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    Mumbai: Eye cancer most common among kids aged below 5

    Mumbai: Retinoblastoma, a rare form of eye cancer affecting only about 2,000 people in India per year, is the most common among children under the age of five. About 92 per cent of such children live in the developing countries. Many children lose their eyesight or die from this cancer due to lack of awareness of the initial…

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