dr.pk gupta, about me and my work I am a neuropsychiatrist , epileptologist and electroencephalographer (तंत्रिका- मनोरोग, अपस्मारविज्ञान और ईईजी में सलाहकार) My address is- DR P K Gupta.MBBS (Hons),MD(Psy.Med) 61/5 Gandhi Road,lane jain dharamshala,Dehradun,Uttrakhand,India-248001 Ph 91 135 2621343,Mo- 9837425545. e mail–dr.pkgupta@yahoo.com,dr.pkgupta@gmail.com web site–http://www.deemagclinic.wordpress.com EDUCATION-MBBS from University of Agra, (1979 to 1985),(MBBS with Honors in […]

June 23, 2019, 2:00 AM IST Chetan Bhagat in The Underage Optimist | India | TOI When I was in school, many of my friends prepared for entrance exams. For science students back then, and perhaps even now, medicine and engineering were the most popular options. I chose engineering. Today, when I see the state […]

Health professionals must protect their patients’ dignity and privacy Anant Bhan The tsunami that marked a solemn end to 2004 left behind unprecedented devastation. The world was shocked at the increasing casualty figures and the real-time images of the disaster brought by the news media. These included clips and photographs of dead bodies, grieving relatives, […]

जब स्कूल में था तो मेरे कई दोस्त प्रवेश परीक्षा की तैयारी करते रहते थे। उन दिनों और शायद आज भी विज्ञान के छात्रों के लिए मेडिसीन और इंजीनियरिंग सबसे लोकप्रिय विकल्प थे। मैंने इंजीनियरिंग को चुना। आज जब मैं अपने देश में डॉक्टरों की हालत देखता हूं तो मैं शुक्र मनाता हूं कि मैंने […]

Along with my colleagues, I had investigated the so-called mystery disease in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, during its outbreak in 2012, 2013 and 2014. The local name for it was acute encephalitis syndrome, but we found that the disease was not encephalitis but encephalopathy. This distinction is important. Encephalitis results from a viral infection, unless proved otherwise. […]

Doctors all over the country supported the Indian Medical Association’s nationwide protest on Monday, against the attacks on doctors in West Bengal. However, we kept emergency services open; because that is what we are supposed to do as doctors – save lives. I remember reading a quote by Kate Gilmore, UNHRC’s deputy high commissioner for […]

Last updated Mon 19 Nov 2018 By Caroline Leopold Reviewed by Natalie Butler, RD, LD Table of contents Eating fruit is a delicious way to satisfy hunger and meet daily nutritional needs. However, most fruits contain sugar. This has raised questions about whether fruits are suitable for people who have diabetes. Diabetes is a chronic […]

अपनी तकलीफ़ साझा कर रहा हूं, दो मिनट मेरी जगह ख़ुद को रखकर सोचिएगा। आठ सालों से ग्रामीण क्षेत्र में अवस्थित एक मेडिकल कॉलेज अस्पताल में शिशु चिकित्सक की तरह काम कर रहा हूं। करीब दो-तीन सालों से बचे समय में निजी प्रैक्टिस भी कर रहा हूं। अपने क्लिनिक से भी भरती योग्य गंभीर मरीजों […]

Last week at Kolkata’s Nil Ratan Sarkar (NRS) hospital, relatives of a dead man turned their rage on a junior doctor. Dr Paribaha Mukhopadhyay stood defenceless as a brick was hurled at him, fracturing his skull, leading to major head injuries. He was operated upon, but now there are fears of possible brain damage. It […]

এনআরএস হাসপাতালে আন্দোলনরত ডাক্তারদের “প্রেস রিলিজ”। On the completion of the GB meeting, we have come to certain conclusions. We have certain demands that we have listed out. The same will be read out by our brother here. At the end of the meet, we are not going to entertain or answer any questions whatsoever. […]

आम सभा की बैठक के पूरा होने पर, हम कुछ निष्कर्षों पर आए हैं। हमारी कुछ माँगें हैं जिन्हें हमने सूचीबद्ध किया है। यहाँ हमारे भाई द्वारा पढ़ा जाएगा। बैठक के अंत में, हम किसी भी प्रश्न का उत्तर देने वाले नहीं हैं। आगे के सवालों के जवाब केवल तभी दिए जाएंगे जब कल सुबह […]

Somethings on my mind about what’s happening now. It is not so simplistic like the BJP and TMC are making it out to be. Both are taking advantage of the situation. The doctors protests in Kolkata must be handled with empathy and wisdom. This is not the time for TMC to scent conspiracies nor for […]

Initial incident: Date-10/6/19 Time-10.30-11.30pm Place-NRSMC&H Incident:A male patient aged 75 years, admitted in the male medicine ward died on 10/6/19 at around 6.15pm.Life saving drugs were injected to him and patient party accused that poison had been given to him causing death and they went into a feud with interns and threatened them that they […]

नही चाहते थे के इस देश के सड़ांध मारते मेडिकल जगत पर कुछ लिखा जाए।लेकिन आज लिखना ज़रूरी हो गया।क्योंकि आज चिकित्सा जगत उस दोराहे पर आ खड़ा हुआ है,जहां से सिर्फ और सिर्फ पतन नज़र आ रहा है।जान बचाने वालो को आज खुद अपनी जान के लाले पड़ रहे है। पिछले 15 सालों से […]

“The doctor killed the patient” or “the hospital killed the patient” – a statement you can find frequently in new nowadays. Have you ever wondered what if the patient himself was a doctor? ©️ detcare -He was the Medical college principal (not naming but you can certainly find the news, few years back). A well […]

June 14, 2019, 2:00 AM IST Devi Shetty in TOI Edit Page | Edit Page, India | TOI The WHO ranking of global health systems ranks India at a shameful 112th position, below Iraq and Venezuela, mainly due to the shortage of doctors. Converting taluka and district hospitals to  medical colleges is logical but not […]

Motivational trainers and career counsellors have been accused of practising as clinical psychologists after obtaining fake Doctor of Letters (D.Litt) certificates from fictitious universities in the country and abroad. Among them there a few school teachers and government employees too, claims Jithin K, president, Malabar chapter, Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists. They are found to […]

The influence of a skilled and thoughtful mentor never wanes EDWARD HUNDERT In the mid-1950s, Leston Havens, psychiatrist, professor, author, patient advocate, and, for me, a mentor extraordinaire, began a residency at what would become Massachusetts Mental Health Center. During his nearly three decades at the center, Les helped define the fledgling field of biological […]

The draft National Education Policy’s call for abandoning all regulation of fees in professional courses marks the latest in a series of steps that have aggressively pushed commercialisation of medical education over the last decade, say public health activists. Till 2009, the official stance was that education could not be for sale or a for-profit […]

Pfizer chose to ‘hide’ cure for Alzheimer’s 5 days ago .entry-header end slider-section Share 0 Shares A team of researchers inside Pfizer made a startling find in 2015: The company’s blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis therapy Enbrel, a powerful anti-inflammatory drug, appeared to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by 64 per cent. The results were from […]

© Dr. Rajas Deshpande “I don’t agree with your diagnosis” said the senior gynaecologist to me, as the rich patient and his family heard with interest and confusion, “I don’t think this patient has Parkinsons Disease”. I had just returned from an advanced University Hospital in Canada after completing a fellowship in Parkinson’s Disease, a […]

The posting in Dermatology was one, as an Intern, I had looked forward to. The full name of the specialty was Dermatology, Venearology and Leprology. In addition to diseases of the skin, it dealt with sexually transmitted diseases and leprosy. It was one of those cooler departments that an intern desperately looks forward to. I […]

The real p(atient) value Sharon Roman The significance of patient perspectives: empathy and better healthcare Editorial commentary journal, until now I have remained a data5 point, but I am a person. Please allow me to introduce myself, my name is Sharon Roman, and 20 years ago, I was diagnosed with clinically definite multiple sclerosis. Funding […]

Spahn et al. Critical Care (2019) 23:98 https://doi.org/10.1186/s13054-019-2347-3 RESEARCH  Open Access Donat R. Spahn1, Bertil Bouillon2, Vladimir Cerny3,4,5,6, Jacques Duranteau7, Daniela Filipescu8, Beverley J. Hunt9, Radko Komadina10, Marc Maegele11, Giuseppe Nardi12, Louis Riddez13, Charles-Marc Samama14, Jean-Louis Vincent15 and Rolf Rossaint16*               […]

REVIEW SIDRA AZIM, MD Starling Physicians Endocrinology; Medical Staff, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford CHRISTIAN NASR, MD Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Cleveland Clinic; Clinical Assistant Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH   […]

 CONTEMPORARY REVIEW                                Cyrus Vahdatpour, MD; David Collins, MD; Sheldon Goldberg, MD, FACC   Cardiogenic shock (CS) is a common cause of mortality, […]

To Dr Harshavardan Health Minister of India. Respected Sir Greetings While every health professional was glad to see a medical doctor holding the Health minister of India portfolio every modern medicine Doctor is aghast at one of the Governments first and major desicion . Of making Ayush doctors,nurses,dentists,pharmacists,with a bridge course become qualified modern medical […]

  Journal of Dual Diagnosis research and practice in substance abuse comorbidity ISSN: 1550-4263 (Print) 1550-4271 (Online) Journal homepage: https://www.tandfonline.com/loi/wjdd20 Venkata Lakshmi Narasimha, Rahul Patley, Lekhansh Shukla, Vivek Benegal & Arun Kandasamy To cite this article: Venkata Lakshmi Narasimha, Rahul Patley, Lekhansh Shukla, Vivek Benegal & Arun Kandasamy (2019): Phenomenology and Course of Alcoholic […]

                1 Catriona Ida Macleod, Jacqueline Marx, Phindezwa Mnyaka, and Gareth J. Treharne is handbook is about researchers’ encounters with ethical dilemmas in the conduct of social and health research in which a critical approach is being applied. Each chapter […]

(Author is a non medico frnd ) “You guys are actually having fun here. To see the real ragging, go to a Medical College,” so we were told by our seniors when we started the first year in the Engineering College. Later as we interacted with friends who had taken admission in MBBS, it became […]

   Print Close DrAbhayShuklaandDrArunGadre |July5,2017|15:14 PHOTO ILLUSTRATION By NILANJAN DAS The difference between a rational, ethical doctor and one who is not can be the crucial difference between good health outcomes and bad health outcomes, and sometimes even between life and death. As doctors who have practised and interacted with many other doctors, […]

India has already introduced several steps towards health for all, including the launch of Ayushman Bharat and adopting a visionary mental health policy. A national suicide prevention plan is under discussion in the ministry of health and family welfare–… Share Share on linkedin Share on reddit Share on Email Cancel As we close out the […]

for Boosting Female Sex Drive Source: 10 Best Herbs for Boosting Female Sex Drive by Dr. Edward Group   Maybe you haven’t felt the urge in a while. Perhaps it just hasn’t felt as good as it used to. It could be stress, or it could be something more. When it comes to boosting your sex drive, the […]

Sudden cardiac death: what about the rest of the family? European Heart Journal BUY NOW READ MORE APRIL 18TH 2013 By Mattis Ranthe Most people regard cardiovascular disease as results of poor lifestyle, and the majority of patients are thought of as older persons. However, over recent decades an increasing pool of genetic findings has […]

Beta cells secrete insulin Beta-blockers are the other major class of blood-pressure-lowering drugs that have been implicated in causing diabetes or worsening diabetes control. The several large studies that have looked at the risk of diabetes associated with beta-blockers include the Nurses Health Studies I and II and the ongoing ARIC (Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities) […]

Testing the expanded continuum hypothesis of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Neural and psychological evidence for shared and distinct mechanisms Author links open overlay panel SaraSorellaaAlessandroGrecuccia Show more https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2019.101854 Get rights and content Under a Creative Commons license open access Highlights • The continuum between schizophrenia and bipolar disorder was investigated. • The usage of an […]

Illustration for the sped-up aging observed in the telomeres of the chromosomes of first-year medical residents, called interns. Credit: University of Michigan In just a few short weeks, tens of thousands of newly minted doctors will start the most intense year of their training: the first year of residency, also called the intern year. /4988204/MedX_Mobile_InText_Middle […]

What I have learned so far….. In our world we live in, the word Transplant seems all to common of a word. With the advances in medicine we hear it used often as to suggest it in some way is an easy process. That is far from the truth! Though advances in medicine have yielded […]

Something I had written long back on Quora as an answer to the question, “What is the biggest irony of studying MBBS?”. The English playwright William Shakespeare describes seven stages of life in his monologue ‘All The World’s A Stage’. The MBBS student, whose life can be similarly divided into multiple stages, faces ironies of […]

MC cause of Cell injury: Hypoxia MC cause of Hypoxia: Ischemia MC cause of Inflammation: Infection MC cause of Impaired Wound Healing: Infection MC cause of Acute Cor Pulmonale Pulmonary: Embolism MC cause of Chronic Cor Pulmonale: COPD MC cause of Superior Vena Caval Syndrome: Small Cell Carcinoma of Lung Compression MC cause of Infection […]

The way forward After the hue and cry raised by the PCPNDT judgment of the honourable Supreme Court the matter is now crystal clear in that there is no relief for doctors from the draconian PCPNDT Act. Our honorable courts have been swayed by the deliberate propaganda that reversal of deplorable sex ratio depends on […]

The founder of Insys Therapeutics John Kapoor has become the first pharmaceutical boss to be convicted in a case linked to the US opioid crisis. A Boston jury found Kapoor and four colleagues conspired to bribe doctors to prescribe addictive painkillers, often to patients who didn’t need them. The former billionaire was found guilty of […]

Seeing many …. ” Started New Job” in Facebook… By Pgs Joining in Various Institutes… Please take these three advices from me.. which is based on Past 10 year experiences with PG seat takers…. whatever PG you have taken- This Three rules applies… 1. Definitely a new place may attract you.. but you wont be […]

1. Pecuniary Jurisdiction: As per proposed CPA Bill 2018, the District Forum shall have jurisdiction to entertain complaints where the value of the goods or services paid as consideration does not exceed Rs. 1 Crore, the State Commission shall have jurisdiction upto Rs. 10 Crore and the National Commission shall have jurisdiction where value of […]

It was a busy morning at hospital, ICU rounds were exhausting. Going through the fresh reports of each patient, planning and modifying the treatment after discussion with the team and finally counselling the families of the patients, filling the family meeting forms. While all this was going on, I got a call from the OPD […]

#Hony_General_Secretary_Indian_Psychiatric_Society writes #Friends_Media_and_countrymen With a heavy heart and burning mind I am writing this post to address you all. This is regarding upcoming movie ‘#Mental_Hai_Kya. The film is being produced by Ms Ekta Kapoor and being directed by an award winning director Mr Prakash K. Lead Actors in the movie are Kangana Ranaut and Rajkumar […]

*Healthy ageing: Eat less to live more* Adhering to a calorie–restricted diet over the long term ameliorates the normal age–related decline in diastolic function of the heart in healthy, non–obese adults. The cardiac beneficial effects of caloric restriction are mediated by reductions in blood pressure, systemic inflammation, and myocardial fibrosis as per a study published […]

It was a busy morning at hospital, ICU rounds were exhausting. Going through the fresh reports of each patient, planning and modifying the treatment after discussion with the team and finally counselling the families of the patients, filling the family meeting forms. While all this was going on, I got a call from the OPD […]

Stunning New Evidence Suggests You Can Begin Enjoying a Razor-Sharp Mind in Only 48 Hours. content post Dear Health Conscious Reader, The sad truth is that millions of Americans over 50 may be damaging their brains without knowing it. Each new day brings more forgotten facts—and precious memories lost, forever. It doesn’t have to be […]

Roughly 90% of American adults do not eat enough fruits and vegetables, but many are trying to make up for it by popping pills. According to the Council for Responsible Nutrition, 75% of U.S. adults take a dietary supplement of some kind. Multivitamins, many people believe, are a one-step way to get the nutrients they […]