Anuradha Mascarenhas stays in Pune and writes for The Indian Express on health and related topics.
In the financial year 2015-16, the call centre received as many as 11,281 grievance calls and another 65,623 calls seeking blood.
Over the years, safety protocols were set up and 22 human milk banks have come up at various other hospitals.
Based on the book Kalam-e- Niswan, the play is a dramatic recitation bringing forth the voices of Muslim women 100 years ago.
MSM, people who inject drugs lag behind other HIV-infected persons in getting care, says study
First field trial supports removing transgender diagnosis from mental disorders chapter within WHO classification.
In 14 districts, 1.27 lakh farmers suffering from diseases mostly diabetes, hypertension.
Pune’s B J Medical College was the sole trial site that was part of the ambitious PROMISE study
Maharashtra govt to step up drive this year, immunising pregnant women, high risk persons against H1N1 virus
This report comes close on the heels of a World Health Organisation report released two days ago, emphasising how big a problem NCDs are in the region.
The study added that a total of 28.81 lakh people in India were living with HIV.
Two years later, doctors who initially treated the survivors told The Indian Express that the villagers no longer wanted to be counselled.
The aim is to create a comprehensive profile of cultural personalities and rank them according to popularity, age and experience.
A disastrous landslide that struck Malin on July 30 two years ago, killed 151 people
Approximately 1,150 patients with diabetes and poor cardio-metabolic profiles were randomly assigned to either the multicomponent QI strategy or the usual care for two and a half years.
The bully is bad news for the victim — and for himself.
Last year too, the Bombay High Court had observed that religious festivals should be celebrated in a meaningful manner so that no inconvenience is caused to others.
The ambitious scheme has attracted up to 350 families to invest in girl children in last two years
As against 4.8 lakh sterilisations done on women as a family planning procedure, there were just 21,000 vasectomies performed last year.
Thirty years since the first HIV case was detected in India, a look back at the journey of the disease’s oldest survivors.
At ZTCC Pune zone, 272 patients are on waitlist for kidneys, 100 for livers.
As per the health authorities, there have been fewer recorded cases of swine flu and related deaths in Pune this year
Dr Subhash Salunkhe, head of the state communicable diseases prevention committee, says health authorities and civic body should not be complacent
My father had remarried and my mother was sent to hospital when I was barely six or seven, said son.
Power fluctuations damage appliances; residents approach MSEDCL for compensation.
The IMA is making an attempt to revive the ‘trusted’ family physicians
Raakhan Raan, grassy patches of land treated as sacred groves in Ahmednagar district, impresses Pune’s forest officials.
An Ironman triathlon is one of a series of long distance races organised by the World Triathlon Corporation consisting of a 3.86-km swim, 180.25-km bicycle ride and a 42.2-km marathon—in this order and without a break.
The book records interviews of 78 doctors, who have courageously spoken against malpractices in the medical sector, and offers solutions to boost patient-doctor dialogue
This year, the theme is ‘Listen first’, which encourages parents and peers to increase communication with youths and teenagers to reduce their chances of falling prey to drugs.
Minimising bleeding and reducing unnecessary transfusions helped our team to perform this landmark surgery, Dr Verma said.
The radiologists' strike had crippled services to such an extent that doctors had no option but to defer the patient’s appointment indefinitely.
June 21 marks the second year of international yoga day celebrations.
Gravitational waves from a binary black hole merger detected by LIGO once again in December 2015.
A prayer meet will be held on June 21at SM Joshi Hall to pay homage to victims.
There has been a dip in the number of cases filed against doctors under the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PC-PNDT) Act.
Doctors want charges quashed against Dr Jape, seek ouster of PMC doctor implementing PC-PNDT Act .
Truth be told there is nothing fresh about the writing or the writer’s imagination, and his best lines are in the footnotes.