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City hospital tells man his uterus, ovaries are normal

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Speaking to Sakal Times, Gaikwad said that he had a severe stomach ache on May 7 (Sunday). “After I met my family doctor, she referred me to the Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital for a sonography test. Since it was a Sunday, I was taken to the emergency section of the hospital for the test,” said Gaikwad.

Speaking to Sakal Times, Gaikwad said that he had a severe stomach ache on May 7 (Sunday). “After I met my family doctor, she referred me to the Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital for a sonography test. Since it was a Sunday, I was taken to the emergency section of the hospital for the test,” said Gaikwad.

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Why doctors in India not opt for govt service?

Monday, 14 August 2017

One of the reasons many young doctors do not wish to join the public set-up is because there is no respect for the medical fraternity. Many doctors working with Primary Health Centers (PHC) have to face harassment at the hands of local goons and politicians making it impossible for them to do their work.   
— Dr Anant Phadke, 
(Co-convener of Jan Arogya Abhiyaan)

Medicine is what a doctor learns all his life and he puts in a lot of effort to save lives. That very feeling is thrashed when a doctor is attacked. Many young doctors around me have decided to take up a private practice or go abroad for learning.
Dr Abhijit Vaidya, (National President of Arogya Sena)

One of the reasons many young doctors do not wish to join the public set-up is because there is no respect for the medical fraternity. Many doctors working with Primary Health Centers (PHC) have to face harassment at the hands of local goons and politicians making it impossible for them to do their work.   
— Dr Anant Phadke, 
(Co-convener of Jan Arogya Abhiyaan)

Medicine is what a doctor learns all his life and he puts in a lot of effort to save lives. That very feeling is thrashed when a doctor is attacked. Many young doctors around me have decided to take up a private practice or go abroad for learning.
Dr Abhijit Vaidya, (National President of Arogya Sena)

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Pregnant woman delays seeing doc due to Lunar Eclipse

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Pune: A city-based gynaecologist has claimed that a nine-month pregnant woman did not visit the doctor on Monday during the lunar eclipse on Monday despite complaints of reduced fetal movements. The infant is now under observation in the intensive care unit (ICU). Doctors from the city highlight that many patients avoid seeing a doctor on such perceived inauspicious occasions.

Speaking to Sakal Times about the delay in treatment due to superstitions, Dr Shalaka Shimpi said many pregnant women often avoid seeing a doctor during the perceived inauspicious time.

Pune: A city-based gynaecologist has claimed that a nine-month pregnant woman did not visit the doctor on Monday during the lunar eclipse on Monday despite complaints of reduced fetal movements. The infant is now under observation in the intensive care unit (ICU). Doctors from the city highlight that many patients avoid seeing a doctor on such perceived inauspicious occasions.

Speaking to Sakal Times about the delay in treatment due to superstitions, Dr Shalaka Shimpi said many pregnant women often avoid seeing a doctor during the perceived inauspicious time.

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Wealthy families likely to neglect breastfeeding

Sunday, 6 August 2017

Pune: For an infant, to be breastfed till 6 months of age is crucial for its overall development. In India, every second child is deprived of this important care.

In India, only 54.9 per cent infants get breastfed exclusively while the figure is 56.6 per cent for Maharashtra.

Doctors from Pune highlighted the need for breastfeeding for the overall development of an infant on the occasion of ‘World Breastfeeding Week’ observed from August 1-7.

Pune: For an infant, to be breastfed till 6 months of age is crucial for its overall development. In India, every second child is deprived of this important care.

In India, only 54.9 per cent infants get breastfed exclusively while the figure is 56.6 per cent for Maharashtra.

Doctors from Pune highlighted the need for breastfeeding for the overall development of an infant on the occasion of ‘World Breastfeeding Week’ observed from August 1-7.

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24 year old overcomes cancer twice, clears CA exam

Saturday, 5 August 2017

I don’t feel disabled or restricted or look at life from a negative perspective. I have gained a lot of strength through these years of struggle and I have only emerged braver.

I don’t feel disabled or restricted or look at life from a negative perspective. I have gained a lot of strength through these years of struggle and I have only emerged braver.

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Alarming drop in Pune’s sex ratio

Saturday, 5 August 2017

Pune: For a city known to be the first in the country to establish a school for girls, Pune has registered a sharp drop in the sex ratio in just six months!

The sex ratio in Pune has dropped from 934 to 909 girls born per 1,000 boys born in this period. The six monthly sex ratio released by the State government shows that the city’s performance in ensuring a healthy sex ratio is deplorable, which points towards an increase in sex selective abortions.

Pune: For a city known to be the first in the country to establish a school for girls, Pune has registered a sharp drop in the sex ratio in just six months!

The sex ratio in Pune has dropped from 934 to 909 girls born per 1,000 boys born in this period. The six monthly sex ratio released by the State government shows that the city’s performance in ensuring a healthy sex ratio is deplorable, which points towards an increase in sex selective abortions.

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Rainfall throughout June, Aug exactly as predicted

Friday, 4 August 2017

Pune: According to the data provided by India Meteorological Department (IMD), between July 27 to August 2, there has been only five per cent extra rainfall in central India which includes Maharashtra. 

For the country as a whole, rainfall between June 1 to August 2, that is for the southwest monsoon season has been 100 per cent as predicted earlier by the IMD.

Pune: According to the data provided by India Meteorological Department (IMD), between July 27 to August 2, there has been only five per cent extra rainfall in central India which includes Maharashtra. 

For the country as a whole, rainfall between June 1 to August 2, that is for the southwest monsoon season has been 100 per cent as predicted earlier by the IMD.

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Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Pune: Pune has received 6 per cent more rainfall than expected this monsoon from July 1 till July 31. Even as the rainfall across Maharashtra has been good, regions like Marathwada and Vidarbha are yet to get their share.

Pune has reported 195 mm rainfall, more than expected rainfall of 184 mm in July, according to the statistics provided by Pune-based India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Pune: Pune has received 6 per cent more rainfall than expected this monsoon from July 1 till July 31. Even as the rainfall across Maharashtra has been good, regions like Marathwada and Vidarbha are yet to get their share.

Pune has reported 195 mm rainfall, more than expected rainfall of 184 mm in July, according to the statistics provided by Pune-based India Meteorological Department (IMD).

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Brain-dead patient saves four lives

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Pune: A 43-year-old woman was declared brain dead after she met with an accident on Baramati-Jejuri road. Her family members decided to save four lives by donating her heart, liver, two corneas and skin. The heart was transported from Pune to Delhi for transplant.

Surekha Joshi from Ruby Hall Clinic said there were no takers in Pune and Mumbai for the heart.

Pune: A 43-year-old woman was declared brain dead after she met with an accident on Baramati-Jejuri road. Her family members decided to save four lives by donating her heart, liver, two corneas and skin. The heart was transported from Pune to Delhi for transplant.

Surekha Joshi from Ruby Hall Clinic said there were no takers in Pune and Mumbai for the heart.

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Swine flu toll climbs to 80

Monday, 31 July 2017

“In many deaths reported in PMC limits, patients have taken proper medical care after a delay of a few days of diagnosis and due to this the number has shot up. Also, a lot of high-risk patients have tested positive for H1N1,” said Dr Sabne.

“In many deaths reported in PMC limits, patients have taken proper medical care after a delay of a few days of diagnosis and due to this the number has shot up. Also, a lot of high-risk patients have tested positive for H1N1,” said Dr Sabne.

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