Manasi Tahalani

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End-stage kidney diseases on the rise

Mumbai : City-based nephrologists are expressing their worries over the rising cases of end-stage renal diseases (ESRD) which is the last...Read More

‘HIV incidences down by 50%’

‘HIV incidences down by 50%’

Dr Shrikala Acharya outlined MDACS plan to fight HIV and eradicate AIDS by 2020. Edited excerpts from a conversation with Manasi Tahalani

‘After Hancock, Carnac  bridge next on agenda’

‘After Hancock, Carnac bridge next on agenda’

In a tete-a-tete with Manasi Tahalani, Deputy Chief Engineer, Construction (Dadar) and the in-charge of the whole operation, Rajeev Mishr...Read More

Kin of other patients cry foul over Indrani’s VIP treatment

Kin of other patients cry foul over Indrani’s VIP treatment

Relatives allege they are being denied access to CCU of JJ Hospital, say former media honcho should have been admitted to different ward

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Workers with MDR-TB resume duty

Mumbai : Six ailing workers of Sewri TB hospital suffering from Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) have resumed their hospital du...Read More

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Hospitals in city struggling with water shortage, turn away patients

Mumbai : The hospital staff and patients of Gokuldas Tejpal (GT) and Cama hospital are struggling with acute water shortage with the BMC’...Read More

State recruits 1,800 doctors for eight cities

State recruits 1,800 doctors for eight cities

Medical officers allowed to choose location in new transfer process; 70% vacant posts filled as against the usual 10%

On A Wing And A Prayer

On A Wing And A Prayer

Injured men talk about panic inside compartments leading to some of the passengers jumping out of the slowly moving train

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Stress management workshop works wonders for cops

Mumbai : The stress management workshop, which was organized for over 45,000 strong Mumbai police officers and constables in May is provi...Read More

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Reliance Life Science imports plasma to curb albumin shortage

Mumbai : After reeling under an albumin shortage for nearly one and a half years, people in the city can breathe a sigh of relief as the ...Read More

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Taking painkillers without prescriptions is harmful: docs

Mumbai : City doctors have warned people against the indiscriminate consumption of painkillers as excessive use can lead to health proble...Read More

Bayside Banter

Bayside Banter

A kaleidoscope of men, matters & moments that make the madness & magic of Mumbai

KEM, Sion, Nair hospital  to get 500 CCTVs in a year

KEM, Sion, Nair hospital to get 500 CCTVs in a year

“With the objective of tightening security, we will be installing around 500 CCTVs in KEM, Nair and Sion hospital which will improve the ...Read More

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56-year-old Thane resident donates organs, saves 5 lives

Mumbai : The wife of a 56-year-old man from Thane was aware about organ donation and its significance, following whi-ch she willingly don...Read More

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Donating organs in the city is plagued with problems

 Mumbai   : Despite civic hospitals admitting numerous accident cases and performing 80-100 surgeries a day, they fail to convert brain-s...Read More

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Form counselling units for docs in civic hospitals, say psychiatrists

Mumbai : In the wake of a suicide attempt of a resident doctor in KEM Hospital, city psychiatrists urge the civic body to start counselin...Read More

Bayside Banter

Bayside Banter

A kaleidoscope of men, matters & moments that make the madness & magic of Mumbai

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Docs should maintain hygiene by hand-washing: Study

50 per cent of cross-infections are spread through hands if not disinfected, say experts

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Poor civic hospital-medicare ratio

BMC unable to provide primary healthcare in western suburbs

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BMC’s big mosquito detection drive flops

10,227 appeals were sent to housing societies, but the civic body only got 1,097 positive responses

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