Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: 5 central jail prisoners test HIV positive on return

    Bhopal: Five prisoners released from Bhopal Central Jail in last one year were diagnosed with HIV, claimed the counsellor of antiretroviral therapy (ART) centre at Hamidia hospital. The counsellor Sanjana Singh, while talking to Free Press, further claimed that the people who were found to be HIV positive were allegedly sodomised in the jail, the allegation sternly refuted by prison authorities.

  • To create awareness for Ayurvedic treatment, Chennai-based doctors create online platform

    Mumbai: In an order to create awareness about Ayurveda treatment, a team of doctors have developed an online platform ‘’ which will help people to know more about Ayurvedic therapies. The doctors said LiveRight allows one to read about Ayurvedic therapies and treatment processes, consult expert doctors, and buy medicines through the online platform.

  • Mumbai: FSSAI will set up a panel of scientists to identify limits in contaminated water

    Mumbai: In a bid to identify micro-plastics and micro fibres in drinking water bottles, for the first time the Bureau of Indian Standards and another food safety auditing body will be working with the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India for identifying the parameters, so that they can check the level of contamination in water which can cause severe health issues.

  • Mumbai: KEM students help patients navigate through the hospital

    Mumbai: Till now, the resident doctors have come under flak for striking and ignoring patients to press for their cause. For the first time, the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) students of the King Edward Memorial (KEM) medical college turned into architects as they designed navigation maps in various colours to help needy patients reach the exact location within the hospital without getting harassed.

  • Down Syndrome Day: Embrace the uniqueness

    With Down Syndrome Day being celebrated this month, Pritha Banerjee speaks to experts while trying to shed light on the syndrome and dissociate the stigma attached to it

  • Indore: Govt to provide perks to docs, treatment cost to patient

    Indore: Aimed at making country tuberculosis free by 2025, government has decided to provide perks to doctors and also, the cost of treatment per month to the patients. However, the government has also made provisions to punish doctors who would fail to notify the authorities considered about the disease.

  • Dog bite cases increase by 20% in megapolis, reveals RTI query

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) claims to be dedicated for providing better facilities to Mumbaikars, seems to have forgotten its objective. This can be said so as the richest civic body- BMC which has an annual budget of crores of rupees has failed to arrange 65 lakhs for the Mumbaikars and instead turned a blind eye to the rising menace of canines in the city.

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    Mumbai: BMC to fumigate 2,605 under-construction sites to tackle mosquito menace

    Mumbai: The insecticide control department of the civic body will start fumigation programme at all under-construction sites of Mumbai to control mosquito menace. According to officials, there are around 2,605 under-construction sites across Mumbai where fumigation will be carried out on a priority basis. As monsoon preparation begins, the fumigation programme will be held to help reduce the spread of diseases like malaria and dengue.

  • Delhi Budget 2018-19: AAP government presents Rs 53,000 crore budget for 2018-19

    New Delhi: The AAP government today presented its Rs 53,000 crore budget for 2018-19 in the Assembly, which laid emphasis on environment, health, education and water. Presenting the budget Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said that the budget follows “trickle up” economics aiming to benefit poor and middle class people in Delhi.

  • Mumbai: Now, get all details on medical and health services on Medipta app

    Mumbai: In order to bring all the facilities related to health care industry together on one platform, the Medipta medical services aggregator with the support of the state government and the Maharashtra State Chemists and Druggists Associations (MSCDA) have created a mobile-based application named ‘Medipta’ for patients which will connect them with the doctors, chemists and diagnostic laboratory and every entity in healthcare industry.

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    Trying to Conceive in the City That Never Sleeps

    Mumbai is known as the Maximum City and the City that Never Sleeps. It is the most populous city in India. Life in Mumbai is fast-paced, noisy and crowded. The pressure and stress of urbanization in Mumbai has led to fertility problems in couples that are trying to conceive.

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    Mumbai: BMC distributes 100 vaccines to peripheral hospitals to control swine flu

    Mumbai: In a first of its kind initiative, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has started giving training to staff from eight peripheral hospitals regarding when to give swine flu vaccine to patients. A senior health official said they have instructed hospitals to provide vaccination to vulnerable groups of patients admitted to the hospital so that they can be protected from falling prey to the virus.

  • World Sleep Day 2018: Not sleeping enough? Here is what you’re missing

    March 16 is observed as Sleep Day to raise awareness about the health hazards that happen due to lack of proper sleep. International company Philips carried out a survey on Better Sleep, Better Health. According to the survey, 32% Indians don’t get proper sleep due to technology and 19% people work at their nap time. Disadvantages of a bad sleep are more than the dark circles under the eyes. A bad sleep

  • Indore: Feel free to sleep your best today

    Indore: Sleeping is the best thing which everyone loves to do and wish to continue whenever they want. Much to a surprise for many, there is a dedicated day for sleeping and is observed every year on March 16. The day was launched aimed at spreading awareness about sleeping disorders which further put adverse effect on people’s health. Sleep problems constitute a global epidemic that threatens health and quality of life for