Survivors were given “medications and injections to make them more compliant, for birth control measures or to make them fatter”, the report observed.
Staffers will be trained on 50 signs indicative of sex trade, such as request for change of bed linen too frequently, male guest with minor in a room for too long, suspicious requests by guests and of absence of identification proof by girls who check in.
About 200 scientists marched over a 2-km stretch in South Mumbai protesting budgetary cuts in scientific research and the shift towards “pseudo-scientific ideas”.
NCRB data of 2015 shows Maharashtra reported maximum cases (13,921) of crime against children in the country. It also ranked highest in rape cases of children (2,231) and sexual harassment of minors (1,043) .
The two travelled over 3,000 km from a village near Aizawl to Mumbai to undergo treatment at the Tata Memorial hospital. Like them, in 2015 and 2016, 359 and 337 cancer patients, respectively, stayed in the Mizoram House for cancer treatment. This year, 158 Mizo patients have sought shelter.
The complaint is based on a Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) report that found high levels of bromate in packaged drinking water in 27 per cent of the samples they tested in Mumbai. Bromate is known to have carcinogenic effects, reduce weight and affect renal function.
“Patte ke mahal ki tarah mere saamne mera ghar toota (I saw my flat collapse like a pack of cards),” recollects Rajesh Doshi, as he nurses his injured foot in Shantiniketan Hospital.
The news of the collapse of Ghatkopar’s Siddhi Sai Cooperative Housing Society on Tuesday made the residents of Borivali’s Laxmi Chhaya building and Dockyard Road’s Babu Genu Mandai building revisit the horrors of a similar tragedy in the past. “I saw myself when I watched the victims of Ghatkopar’s building collapse on TV channels on […]
At Shantiniketan hospital, four patients — Rajesh Doshi, Riddhi Khanchandani, Ganesh Thanage and Pradnya Jadeja —remained admitted. Doctors said all of them were stable.
"Eman will be the ambassador for obesity treatment to help the hospital spread awareness on childhood and adult obesity, treatment and nutrition intake," said Dr Shamsheer Vayalil, managing director at VPS Healthcare
In 1962, on the same piece of land, Deshmukh, the first mayor of Mumbai after Independence and also the first president of Indian Medical Association, had breathed his last at age of 78.
The BMC analysed deaths of 22 people due to H1N1 and found that most of them either belonged to the high risk category or suffered from a delay in starting the Oseltamivir drug.
The report was completed in 2012 but was not released by the former Congress-NCP government or the current BJP-led regime.
On June 26, the DHS had written to Powai police about producing recipient Dimple Himmatramka, who underwent an alleged illegal transplant in April 2016, recipient Rasilaben Kantharia and donor Harshaben Kevadia, who underwent a transplant in May 2016.
Realising the necessity for sensitisation of both the medical fraternity and the community, city-based Humsafar Trust is now holding awareness sessions. Outside Mumbai, community outreach has been held in Pune and Delhi so far.
Between 2012 and 2017, information gathered by NGO Praja through the Right to Information (RTI) law showed there were 90 questions raised by corporators in both the health and standing committee meetings seeking change in names of hospitals.
Ever since the first hand transplant in India in 2015, patients from across India and abroad have been lining up at a Kochi hospital, even as more hospitals have registered for the procedure. But only two more transplants have been possible since.
GST rollout: “We expect normal supply to return in three-four days. But there will be no scarcity anywhere,” said Anil Navandar, secretary of Maharashtra State Druggists and Chemists Association.
According to the first information report (FIR), the prison staff assaulted Mnajula Shetye, who was also appointed as a warden in prison, over an argument over food on June 23 afternoon.
The state’s quasi judicial body has 85,000 registered allopathic doctors. Apart from issuing licence for practice to doctors, the council also looks into complaints of medical negligence and introduces regulations regarding ethics of medical practice.
For a hotel or restaurant to renew its licence or for a street vendor to get registered, the owner will have to display the set of FDA formulated guidelines in a prominent spot, where all customers can view it.
Another FDA report shows how private hospitals allegedly gain a profit margin of 200-500 per cent on routine medical instruments such as urinary bags, disposable syringes, needles and oxygen masks, among a list of 18 medical items.
“There is no such thing as absolute fundamental right. The right to eat beef is subject to ‘reasonable restrictions’ in the Constitution. Soon, a national ban will be announced on cow slaughter and consumption,"said BJP leader Subramanian Swamy.
The notification has been approved internally, says DHS joint director.
The move is aimed at curtailing direct and indirect promotion of tobacco brands by the state government
he most noticeable decline in tobacco use was amongst youngsters aged 15-24 years. Between 2010 and 2016, prevalence of tobacco among teenagers (15-17 years) shot down from 9.6 per cent to 4.4 per cent.
Maximum breeding, with 536 spots, found in PWD buildings, followed by Central Railway, CPWD.
The FDA report, sent to the Maharashtra government, the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) and the NPPA, has stated that intraocular lens must be included in the definition of ‘drug’ under Drug Price Control Order 2013
A detailed study of 12 hospitals, distributors and importers by the FDA in Maharashtra, Delhi and Chennai found that private hospitals were earning a profit margin of 25 to 472 per cent on six varieties of balloon catheter and 50 to 529 per cent on four brands of guiding catheter.
An e-cigarette or an Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) is a smoking battery-operated device that uses liquid nicotine, propylene glycol, water, glycerin and flavour to give a user the sense of smoking a real cigarette.
Selling e-cigarettes has attracted a conviction in Punjab, Maharashtra has taken steps towards a ban, and the Centre last month asked experts to assess its dangers
While National Aids control Organisation (NACO) programme conducts active screening and treatment of HIV infection, making considerable dent in new cases, hepatitis has no active screening campaign under central or state government.
Sleep apnea is caused when oxygen supply is blocked during sleep, leading to frequent episodes of waking up
Ready to Use Therapeutic Food is a WHO recommended ready-to-eat paste
Bio-bank will store blood samples of two lakh residents for at least 5 years
Health department’s online system unavailable for a fortnight now since central government notified BMC of malpractices and misuse of the facility