Anuradha Mascarenhas stays in Pune and writes for The Indian Express on health and related topics.
The Bedis’ stood in a queue for hours, only to be told by the bank personnel that their Aadhar and PAN card details had not been updated on the bank’s database due to a “system fault”.
The timing of such notices has come under much flak as the church gears up to celebrate Christmas.
As AIDS day, which falls on December 1, draws near, HIV-positive people in Pune like Maya continue to struggle as several cannot avail of monetary benefits offered by social security schemes.
In April, Padgaonkar was interviewed for a documentary made by former students of St Vincent’s School, on the occasion of the institute completing 150 years.
Padgaonkar was admitted to the clinic on November 18 in a critical condition after he suffered a massive heart attack.
Annually, medicines worth Rs one lakh thousand crore is sold in the domestic market and there are 8.5 lakh retail chemists and 1.5 lakh stockists (wholesalers) across the country.
The survey found highest number of leprosy cases in Bihar (4,526) followed by Odisha (4,399) and Chhattisgarh (2560).
Some churches, that usually had a weekly collection of Rs 7,000 are now getting Rs 300.
In an exclusive interview with The Indian Express, Silberkleit talks about how both teachers and CEOs have the same goal — growth and advancement.
Speaking to Anuradha Mascarenhas, Dr Dasmit Singh explains how demonetisation has effected his family and what are his plans for the next week.
While the estimated number of TB cases is 28 lakh, only 17 lakh were reported this year under the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP).
Kidney-pancreas transplant is done to plant both kidney and pancreas simultaneously into a patient whose kidney failure is related to type 1 diabetes.
At KEM hospital, a doctor gave the example of a patient — a poor farmer who did not have a PAN card — who had brought cash and was admitted after verification through his ID card.
The committee has 18 posts out of which nine are filled by the state government , including that of Director of Health Service, Director of Medical Education and Research.
While he sought treatment for 32 long years, Singh decided to take up an activity that made him feel complete.
At Pune’s Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), scientists involved with CAIPEEX, said that a campaign has been launched to conduct more observation studies first.
Directed by Kailash Jadhav, the film was an effort by activists involved with the Lek Laadki Abhiyaan, to highlight the issue of child marriages, a glaring reality in the Marathwada region.
Film on 14-year-old being married to an older man touches a chord.
However, SAFAR scientists said that air quality in the city is going to improve with an increase in temperature.
Studies have shown firecrackers have significant amounts of heavy metals like lead and cadmium and their fumes contain highly harmful oxides of sulphur, phosphorous, nitrogen and carbon.
As part of an intensive drive to detect hidden cases of leprosy, workers are going door to door, to test and counsel. At last count, there were 20,000 new cases across the country and climbing
The share of PM2.5 will become 60-70 per cent, said Dr Gufran Beig,Project director, SAFAR.
India accounts for the highest burden of tuberculosis globally, which is 23 per cent of the global burden of incidence of active TB patients.
The suspected avian influenza deaths at Delhi’s Deer Park had Pune’s team of virologists joining the surveillance effort.
Snake tablets were followed by ladis (strings of 1,000 crackers), pulpuls (a kind of colourful fuljhadis), fuljhadis, chakris and anaars in the level of pollutants generated.
Single-window system to be set up to expedite cases.
For several years, Desai had faced allegations that he conspired in 2009 to have the Medical Council recommend that a private medical college be allowed to add more students.
“How else will I survive? There are choices in life and I decided to remain positive,” Sheetal Jain who has battled poverty and sexual abuse to learn drumming.
Report says cases under-reported, revises incidents from estimated 22 lakh to 29 lakh in 2014
The phenomenon of high rates of child malnutrition in South Asia has been termed the “the South Asian enigma” by Ramalingaswami and other experts, Amitav Banerjee, a community medicine expert had said.
India is home to 60 per cent of the world’s leprosy patients and according to the NLEP, at least 1.25 lakh new cases were detected in 2014-15 in the country.
Pushes for separate posts for vector and water-borne diseases,
Among 8,500 peer educators are school kids trained to speak on unwanted pregnancies, sexual issues.
Fasting is very common among Jains and most do it at special times during festivals and on holy days.
CCMB is studying the function of Hox genes that help shape the body’s axis while the embryo is formed.
Over two years, city-based Parivartan Trust has identified 1,500 such persons with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and anxiety.
This modern day cowboy and me, we had a good thing going.