A health officer with Nashik civic body has invented a product to treat brain tumours and other related ailments. Marked by the presence of jade stone, this new device is to be worn as a part of therapy with minimal heat induction allowing the blood clots to dissolve and improve circulation.
The patent was filed with Pune-based Ganesh Hingmire, who works on intellectual property rights. The government of India has recently issued a patent for the inventor.
Praveen Pagare, who conceived the alternate medical therapy, said the idea came to him after he saw two close ones suffering from neurological disorders.
“My father-in-law suffered from spinal injury and another close friend suffered from paralysis. Unfortunately, both of them lost their lives. It strengthened my determination to find a solution,” he said, adding that his relatives were recommended therapy from jade stone as a part of the massage and other treatments. This is where he sourced the idea from.
He then referenced several books and got in touch with experts. “I conducted different experiments for three years and finally made a functional device and filed for the patent,” Pagare added.
The device ‘Brain Guard’ is carved out of a helmet which fits on the head. The jade stone and far
The device primarily dissolves blood clots destruct
Pagare said that he is in talks with about four companies that are working on furnishing the product and bringing it out in the market.
“The creation of device shows that one does not need to be a scientist or a scholar to invent something. Devotion and identifying the correct need for a problem is important for such inventions,” said Hingmire.
Nonetheless, neurologists from the city feel it is too soon to comment on the product.
“The device is at a preliminary stage. It will have to undergo tests and validations from a number of agencies before it comes to the market,” said the head of