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Chikungunya cases in Mumbai touch 5-year high

It’s Just Tip of Iceberg, Say Doctors. The incidence of chikungunyain Mumbai has touched a five-year high this year with 60 confirmed cases being reported so far. The disease situation though is remarkably better than Pune that has reported nearly 2,500 cases. The first few cases of the `breakbone fever’ were reported in October followed by a steady stream of patients through November and December. From not reporting a single case last year, the positive cases jumped to 60 in just a span of three months this year. In 2012,…

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Chikungunya rears head again in Mumbai

Chikungunya, the breakbone fever, has made a comeback to Mumbai after a span of one and a half years.The BMC on Thursday confirmed four cases of the viral disease that wreaked havoc in Delhi this year, affecting thousands and its complications claiming 13 lives. The health report from the civic body stated that at least 20 more people are suspected to be suffering from the disease that spreads through the bite of the same aedes aegypti mosquito that transmits dengue. Physicians from the private sector are not surprised by the…

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‘Hepatitis C virus can manage liver cancer’ claims Mumbai based totally homeopath

Acity homeopath has published a look at in an international scientific magazine at the anti-most cancers impact of a brand new homeopathic medicinal drug prepared from Hepatitis Cvirus in a laboratory version. there is, at present, scepticism over the efficacy of homeopathy , with many international journals having known as it a “placebo” effect. “but the look at published in Elsevier’s journal of Integrative remedy shows that our Hepatitis C virus-primarily based medicinal drug effectively destroyed live most cancers cells wit hin a lab placing,” stated homeopath Rajesh Shah. The…

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Weekend Getaways That’ll Cost Less Than a Meal For Two: Mumbai Read more at: http://goodtimes.ndtv.com/features/weekend-getaways-thatll-cost-less-than-a-meal-for-two-mumbai-1268425?cp

Here’s something you didn’t know, you could plan a weekend getaway and spend Less thanĀ  what you would on a fancy dinner for two. So all you Mumbaikars, pack your bags, hit the throttle, and plunge for a break! 1. Go, raise a coast! a) Palgarh The scenic location of this princely state, replete with waterfalls makes it the perfect retreat. Mahim and Kelve beach are both at an arm’s distance from Palgarh. All you art enthusiasts, can get an introduction to Worli art here. Distance: 113 km Room tariff:…

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Mumbai, Bangalore Ranked Among Cheapest Cities in World: Report

London: Mumbai and Bangalore are among the cheapest cities in the world, according to a top London-based forecast group that named Singapore as the most expensive city. Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ranked Singapore as the priciest ahead of Zurich, Hong Kong, Geneva and Paris. It also said India and Pakistan accounted for five of the ten least expensive cities in the world. London was sixth and New York seventh on the list that compared the cost of a basket of goods across 133 cities, BBC News reported. The cheapest were…

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Uber Partners Mumbai Traffic Police to Install Breathalysers

App-based cab aggregator Uber has partnered with the Mumbai traffic police to curb drunk-driving by installing ‘Uber Breathalysers’ at bars and pubs in the city. Uber Breathalyser is a kiosk that analyses alcohol content in a person’s blood and accordingly flashes a red light, if it’s over the legal limit, and a green light, if it’s safe for the person to drive. If the reading is over the legal limit, a message is displayed on the screen that helps the person request an Uber home, instead of driving. “Through this…

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