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IIT Alumni Council to develop injectable biotherapeutics for the treatment of Covid-19 patients

The IIT Alumni Council announced MegaTx - an initiative to ease out the complexity of the plasma therapy with a primary ...

July 6, 2020

Nehru Science Centre holds panel discussion on COVID-19 challenges and opportunities

While COVID-19 has been the most serious challenge of 2020, it should be converted into an opportunity...

July 02, 2020

From stadium to isolation centre to hospital: A jumbo fight against Covid-19 at Mumbai’s NSCI dome

The facility has a recovery rate of 76%; likely to play crucial role as cases surge...

June 28, 2020

Honour Dr Muffazal Lakdawala

Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala a surgeon treating 600 COVID patients in the DOME Mumbai. Convicts, Cops, cancer patients...

June 19, 2020

Stadium as isolation centre, contactless clinics & remote monitoring: How NSCI Dome handled COVID-19 crisis

NSCI Dome has treated and discharged more than a thousand Covid-19 patients....

June 19, 2020

This is a Long War, Take Own Health As Seriously As Patient Care: Dr Muffazal Lakdawala

Trained to look at the glass as half full, medical professionals at the Covid-19 battle zone need to put themselves...

June 15, 2020

100 Hours 100 Stars: Dr Muffazal Lakdawala and Ananya Birla

Learn how to tackle the current scenario with Surgeon Dr Muffazzal Lakdawala ...

May 06, 2020


City doctors are now exploring the use of chest X-rays to detect cases. This reduces the need to ...

May 01, 2020

In Mumbai, a quarantine model under the dome: comfort, contactless

Only weeks ago, this was one of the largest event venues in the country at over 38,000 sq ft and a seating capacity for 8,000-10,000, at the National Sports...

April 30, 2020

COVID-19 crisis: NSCI dome in Worli turned into a 'contactless' facility with 500 beds

With more than 500 beds, the NSCI is presently one of the largest COVID-19 positive facilities in Mumbai. The dome also has a contactless clinic to limit the spread of the ...

April 29, 2020

What it’s like to be on the frontline of the coronavirus Pandemic

Be responsible to maintain social distancing as that currently seems to be our best option at preventing mass scale dissemination of the coronavirus, says Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala

March 30, 2020

10 foods that are good for your GUT

Gut bacteria affect the way you accumulate fat; how you balance levels of blood sugar, how your body secretes hormones that trigger your hunger pangs and craving for sweet as well...

November 08, 2019

Cooked Food V/S Raw Food- Are You Eating Right?

Eating both raw and cooked foods have their own benefits and it is not a simple yes or no. Dr. Muffazal Lakdawal, Founder & Chief Surgeon – Digestive Health Institute...

October 22, 2019

Cooked Food V/S Raw Food- Are You Eating Right?

Eating both raw and cooked foods have their own benefits and it is not a simple yes or no. Dr. Muffazal Lakdawal, Founder & Chief Surgeon – Digestive Health Institute...

October 22, 2019

Can Your Gut Combat Your Food Allergies?

Can Your Gut Combat Your Food Allergies?...

October 23, 2019

11 super foods to increase your blood platelets

Foods rich in folate, vitamin B 12, vitamin C, D, K and iron are known to increase the platelet counts....

October 16, 2019

We fail to convince our government that obesity is a disease: Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala

If you want to change the policy, then the action should come from the government, public health awareness groups and from the common people demanding that obesity be included as a disease...

October 15, 2019

Bariatric surgery only long-term weight loss method for morbid obesity: Dr Muffazal Lakdawala

‘I believe in the Circle of Life theory. It’s an ongoing life-cycle of learning, improving and teaching’...

Is the fashion of eating amongst your peers affecting one’s nutrition?

An individual’s personality is characterized by the specific thinking pattern, habits, behaviours, family and also the socio-economic environment that he is brought up in. Research has shown that young...

September 2, 2019

Mumbai: Asia's renowned bariatric surgeon, Muffazal Lakdawala to join BYL Nair Hospital as lecturer

It looks like the life of Asia's renowned bariatric surgeon, Dr Muffazal Lakdawala has come to a complete cycle. He earned his Masters in Surgery from BYL Nair Hospital and now, he is going to join...

Aug 21, 2019

The OMAD Diet is not a complete justice to your holistic wellness

Proper food and nutrition are definitely one of the most important aspects when it comes to holistic wellness. However, intermittent fasting like OMAD...

July 30, 2019

Can obesity shrink your brain?

The first is a study published by Mark Hamer of Loughborough University in the Journal of Neurology. This study examined 10,000 patients...

July 30, 2019

Can A Single Cup Of Coffee Do Wonders To Combat Obesity?

Let's face it - you're more addicted to drinking coffee than you're likely to admit. Whether you're a college student trying to stay up all night to finish assignments or someone who just can't ...

July 5, 2019

Planning On Cutting Down On Sugar? Here’s What You Need To Know

Ever eaten a whole bunch of candy or sugary, sweet treats and found yourself more hyper than usual? You’re probably experiencing a sugar buzz--supposed to be...

Jul 01, 2019

Do you need an organ cleanse?

The latest fad diet involves eating foods that purify the kidneys, but experts say it...

Jul 01, 2019

Start your day with these nutritious recipes and feel energetic throughout the day

Porridge is a wholesome meal that gives you the right amount of nutrition to kick-start your day...

Does Rice Really Make You Gain Weight?

Rice is one of the most commonly available and consumed cereals in the world. It is part of the staple diet in many countries. In Indian households...

June 11, 2019

Does Lemon Water Really Aid In Weight Loss? We Asked The Experts

You’ve probably read or watched your favourite celebrity or influencer wax eloquent about the benefits of sipping on some lemon water...

Jun 06, 2019

Is Your Digital Addiction Making You Obese?

The touchscreens are getting bigger and it's tipping the scale on our weighing machines.

May 12, 2019 | FRIDAY

Fat Shamed by Shobhaa De, MP Police Inspector Daulatram Jogawat gets free Bariatric Surgery, Loses 65 kilos

Daulatram Jogawat weighed 180 kgs before he was operated on by well-known bariatric surgeon Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala at Saifee Hospital ...

2018-3-9 | FRIDAY

Winning Stroke: Interview With Dr.Muffazal Lakdawala

In an interview, Dr.Muffazal Lakdawala, Founder & Chief Surgeon, Digestive Health Institute by Dr.Muffi opens up about his personal preferences, life and much more ...

2018-3-8 | THURSDAY

Digestive Health Institute celebrates Women's Day with Ambassador Sky Chef

Comprehending the significance of an all-inclusive healthy lifestyle for women, Digestive Health Institute (DHI) by Dr. Muffi, celebrated this occasion by organizing an ...

2018-3-8 | THURSDAY

MP Cop 'Fat-Shamed' By Shobhaa De Undergoes Surgery

With lifestyle changes, economic growth and rising disposable incomes, obesity among Indian population is rising alarmingly and reaching epidemic proportions. ...

2018-2-22 | THURSDAY

Dr Muffazal Lakdawala's style mantra: Keep it simple

I believe in wearing what I feel comfortable in and what looks good on me. Your clothes must never make you awkward or conscious. ...

2017-9-13 | WEDNESDAY


Take some risks, focus on doing what you love, don't be distracted by parties, and other words of wisdom from those who have been there and done that ...

2017-9-11 | MONDAY

Leptin: Your brain's superhero that keeps you full and controls weight loss

Scientists have deciphered complex hormones that prove the age-old adage 'the brain controls everything' is in fact true. ...

2017-9-11 | MONDAY

MP cop fat shamed8217 by Shobhaa De undergoes

The Madhya Pradesh policeman after he was “fat-shamed” by Shobhaa De on Twitter, today underwent a gastric bypass surgery here, Dr Muffazal Lakdawala ...

2017-4-3 | MONDAY

Fasting & Feasting

During the extended period of fasting — interspersed with feasting — in the holy month of Ramzan, take special care of your food, advises MUFFAZAL LAKDAWALA ...

2016-6-11 | SATURDAY

Morbid Obesity increasing in Oman

The number of patients suffering from morbid obesity is increasing in Oman, says the senior nutritionist at the Centre for Obesity and Digestive Surgery (CODS) in India. ...

2016-4-6 | WEDNESDAY

EGO - Blog by Muffazal Lakdawala

How often has this simple word destroyed relationships both professional and personal, as well as the people involved? ...

2016-4-1 | FRIDAY

Poverty: A curse

The dictionary meaning of the word Poverty is general scarcity or dearth, or the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money. ...

2015-9-28 | MONDAY

No sweat weight loss

The widespread ignorance among people about a surgical cure for obesity prompted Dr Lakdawala to create the dedicated bariatric and metabolic surgery centre ...

2015-8-20 | THURSDAY

Actress Reena roy loses 25 kilos in a year

She underwent bariatric surgery to shed some flab as reported 'Reena Roy undergoes weight loss operation' (sunday mid-day, July 27, 2014). ...

2015-2-3 | TUESDAY

How to stay fit this party season

This time of year for most can be a disaster in terms of gaining weight. Food and drink is in abundance and mentally we seem to allow ourselves to indulge with the ...

2014-12-19 | FRIDAY


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