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Santosh Andhale

  • Experts bat for framing, implementation of antibiotic policy at all hospitals

    Hospitals across the state must have an antibiotic policy and adhere to it religiously to put an end to indiscriminate use of the drugs, say medical experts. With scores of bacteria developing resistance to various antibiotics, the once-wonder medicines are no longer effective in treating even many...

    Friday, 30 January 2015 - 7:40am
  • Finally, a cure for your doctor's handwriting

    The national epidemic of illegible medical prescriptions is set to be eradicated. Soon, a standard format for writing medical prescriptions will become mandatory. The new format, issued by Medical Council of India (MCI), is for all doctors who practice allopathy in the country.

    Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 5:10am
  • Facing too many bumps in married life? Head to Masina Hospital on Monday

    The freedom and anonymity offered by the internet and social media notwithstanding, they are causing irreparable harm to marriages. Concerned at the growing trend, the Masina Hospital has organised a workshop to help people manage bumpy rides triggered by the digital world.

    Sunday, 25 January 2015 - 6:10am
  • Mani Bhavan staff recall US president Barack Obama's last visit

    On the eve of US president Barack Obama's historic visit to India as a chief guest for 66th Republic day parade at Delhi, Mani Bhavan staffers and trustee recalls fond memories of Obama's visit to Mani bhavan four years ago. He had spent around 45 minutes in this Museum. During his museum...

    Sunday, 25 January 2015 - 5:40am
  • JJ hospital makes apron mandatory for doctors

    After it was found that most of the doctors on duty were not wearing aprons, the Sir JJ Group of Hospitals administration has issued a circular making aprons mandatory for doctors at work. This move came after the dean of the hospital took a surprise round of various departments of the hospital.

    Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 7:20am
  • 63-year-old grandmother to donate kidney to grandson today

    The Patils had to run from pillar to post to get state permission for the transplant

    Tuesday, 20 January 2015 - 7:45am
  • Spitting may soon land you in jail

    State prepares draft Bill in order to crack down on those spitting in public places

    Tuesday, 13 January 2015 - 7:30am
  • Mumbai artist's painting to grace ISRO headquarters

    Shishir Shinde recently gifted space agency the artwork, which is his interpretation of Mangalyaan

    Sunday, 11 January 2015 - 7:15am
  • Mobile quick response teams ideal for Mumbai, says Patna doctor Dr Vijayshil Gautam

    In emergency situations like road or train accidents, fires, floods, earthquakes and other calamities, quick mobile response teams (QMRT) can drastically reduce the number of casualties, says its architect Dr Vijayshil Gautam, head of surgery department at Jay Prakash Narayan All India Institute of...

    Sunday, 11 January 2015 - 5:15am
  • Maharashtra health department to set up special neuro-rehabilitation centres in Mumbai, Pune

    The state health department has decided to set up its first neurological rehabilitation centres in the state- that is, dedicated facilities to help patients recover from disabilities caused by brain stroke, spinal cord injury, or other neurological conditions. State health officials are looking in...

    Saturday, 10 January 2015 - 5:45am