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 […]

http://www.hindubooks.org/sudheer_birodkar/india_contribution/medicine.html Sushruta was an ancient Indian surgeon (who was possibly born in 7th century BC) and is the author of the book Sushruta Samhita, in which he describes over 120 surgical instruments, 300 surgical procedures and classifies human surgery in 8 categories. In the Sushruta school, the first person to expound yurvedic knowledge was Dhanvantari […]

This story is part of The Race Issue, a special issue of National Geographic that explores how race defines, separates, and unites us. Tell us your story with #IDefineMe. IN THE FIRST half of the 19th century, one of America’s most prominent scientists was a doctor named Samuel Morton. Morton lived in Philadelphia, and he […]

WHEN AMANDA WANKLIN and Michael Biggs fell in love, they “didn’t give a toss” about the challenges they might face as a biracial couple, Amanda says. “What was more important was what we wanted together.” They settled down in Birmingham, England, eager to start a family. On July 3, 2006, Amanda gave birth to fraternal […]

by Bindu Krishnan I bought the book “The Missionary Position – Mother Teresa in theory and practice” by Christopher Hitchens almost two months back but kept putting off reading it. I knew that it would disturb me and well, it did. By the time Mother Teresa was made into a saint, my adulation had run […]

Irvin Schonfeld, PhD, MPH July 03, 2018 In a recent commentary on Medscape (“Is Burnout a Form of Depression?”), Michael R. Privitera, MD, MS, cited a review article on which I served as one of the coauthors.[1] This review, the conclusions of which Dr Privitera disputes, finds that there is substantial overlap in what some writers call […]

Biomedical waste is a misnomer and thrust on medical professionals to harass them and extract money illegally. Take a scenario  a pt with open tuberculosis with diabetic foot admitted in a hospital, pt foot ambutated and marked as biomedical waste and all precautions are required to disposed in a dedicated team in a dedicated incinerator. […]

Stem cell therapy in humans

LEGAL COLUMN Medicolegal Tip 1 : Do not issue false medical certificate. Enter the identities of the individual if Certificates in issued. Keep a copy of all the certificates issued by you. – IMA TAMILNADU Medicolegal Tip 2 : Never issue death certificate if you have not treated the patient or witnessed at the time […]

* Sections in IPC in defence of Medical Practice to avoid Criminal Litigation *Section 80* – Accident in doing a lawful act Nothing is an offense, which is done by accident or misfortune and without any criminal intention or knowledge in the doing of a lawful manner by lawful means and with proper care and […]

*LONELINESS* Profound loneliness ~ You can be surrounded by friends, family and colleagues, but in reality, you are quite alone. If your family does not consist of doctors, they hardly understand the difficulties that you go through. They sympathize with you, yet are unable to grasp the reality of your training and career. Why you […]

Public  Perception & State  Propaganda  against  Doctors in India

As a medical doctor who has been in practice for more than 45 years and as part of honouring ‘Doctors’ Day’, it gives me great pleasure to pen a few thoughts and offer some advice to my younger colleagues in the profession who are starting their career. The medical profession is one of the noblest […]

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Nursing home in residential area . Supreme courts order

Sharpening your memory and boosting your creativity are just the start Jun 19, 2018 When most people consider adding running to their routines, it’s for the physical benefits, which makes sense: Running can improve your cardiovascular fitness and bone health, and add years to your life. Additionally, it will help you torch calories like no other […]

You may have heard of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. But have you heard of Type 3 Diabetes? In fact, more than 50% of you are already suffering from it for years, and perhaps have noticed some of its symptoms, but you thought they were a part of normal ageing process. Soon, though, those symptoms can become […]

Doctors can practice at residence: High Court

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India produces 67000 MBBS every year, 20000 Foreign Medical Graduates come to India every year. Even if only 16% clear the Foreign Medical Graduates exam that still makes the number of qualified and licensed MBBS doctors produced yearly at 70200. Government which is the largest employer has 1750 vacancies every year for MBBS to work […]

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मित्रों नमस्कार, आज २३ जून को डा श्यामा प्रसाद मुखर्जी का बलिदान दिवस है।आज यदि जम्मू और कश्मीर राज्य में जाने का परमिट नहीं लेना पड़ता है और जम्मू कश्मीर राज्य में प्रधानमंत्री की जगह मुख्यमंत्री का पद है तथा सदरे रियासत की जगह राज्यपाल का पद है तो यह डा श्यामा प्रसाद मुखर्जी के […]

The Little Story Pawan gupta Having spent almost 37 years in treating Kidney stones, first 6 years performing open stone surgery, next 10 years practicing PCNL, URS & ESWL & now for over almost two decades treating Kidney stones by RIRS & URS only, I have never been so comfortable as today. RIRS has become […]

sday, June 20, 2018 एक डॉक्‍टर का सुसाइड नोट जो निजीकरण के दीवानों को हिलाकर रख देगा बशर्ते कि उनका ज़मीर जिन्‍दा हो एक डॉक्‍टर का सुसाइड नोट जो निजीकरण के दीवानों को हिलाकर रख देगा बशर्ते कि उनका ज़मीर जिन्‍दा हो  भारत का मध्यम वर्ग हर चीज का निजीकरण चाहता है। वह चाहता है […]

Gout:Treatment-Facts and science -Dr. Rohini Handa Part 2 M3 India Newsdesk Jun 20, 2018 Here is Part 2 from the series where eminent rheumatologist Dr Rohini Handa  throws light on the treatment of Gout. In this 2 part series, Dr. Rohini Handa, a noted Rheumatologist takes us on an interesting journey of ‘Gout- the oldest type […]

News Journal Survey2 Quiz Nav section News section Gout: Integrating facts and science by Dr. Rohini Handa- Part 1 M3 India Newsdesk Jun 19, 2018 Dr. Rohini Handa, a noted Rheumatologist from Delhi with rich experience in his field, explains in detail about the clinical presentation of gout and the interesting myths, facts, and science […]

© Dr. Rajas Deshpande You reach the top of academic pyramid after a tooth-and-nail competition and the worst mental, emotional and physical hardwork. You learn humanity and humility in the broadest perspective. No one else can understand the worth of your work. Then you are told this is your lifelong cross. Your “Obsession and Compulsion” […]


By Detcare Posted On June 13, 2018 Detcare The small nursing homes/clinic in your neighborhood, the friendly places which are the first point of contact in any emergency are working under a lot of constraints, thanks to the government policies and to the changing doctor-patient relationship. One of the main reasons for this is the competition put […]

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is one of the most clinically and emotionally challenging departments in any hospital. Children are not small adults, instead, they are individuals with their own set of physiological, anatomical and clinical needs distinct from any other patient group. One of the most striking differences between the neonatal population and […]

The dissent was there – all the time. Now, it is reaching very uncomfortable proportions. I am talking about the perpetual tussle between Governments and Doctors. Both are blaming each other for what they perceive as lack of accountability towards the society. While the doctors are sure that the successive Governments have fared miserably in […]

Nalanda University! The very utterance of this name will transport you to India’s ancient terrain of knowledge. This ancient center of higher learning, located in Bihar (in the ancient kingdom of Magadha), is India’s second oldest university after Takshila. Spread over an area of 14 hectares, it was a principal seat of learning from fifth century CE till […]

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Congress politician Shashi Tharoor is going to be tried for abetment of the suicide of his wife Sunanda. I will not go into the details of his case, which are sub judice. Instead, let me make the overriding point that India’s suicide law is illogical and immoral, and needs to be rejected or re-interpreted by […]


Neurontin and its newer more potent version, Lyrica, are widely used for off-label indications that are an outright flagrant danger to the public. These blockbuster drugs were approved for use even though the FDA had no idea what they actually did in the brain. A shocking new study shows that they block the formation of new […]

 Friday, 08 Jun, 11.18 am A lot of studies have stated that nutrients like antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins, flavanols, omega-3 fatty acids and minerals like vitamin E and B and foliate etc. are naturally found in food and can help protect the brain. Since, the mental health indicates the total well-being, it’s better to give […]

Robin Williams didn’t die from suicide. My wife sent me a message to tell me he had died, and, when I asked her what he died from, she told me something that nobody in the news seems to be talking about. When people die from cancer, their cause of death can be various horrible things […]

June 8, 2018, 2:00 AM IST Naresh Trehan ‘The Future is Now’ was a hip-hop album. I borrow the term to underline the fact that all future takes birth in the present; we form and define it here and now. This calls for great responsibility, requires us to be visionary and innovative while being compassionate. […]

The normal heart beats regularly as it is driven by the heart’s pacemaker, called the sinus node. However, all cells in the heart have the ability to trigger their own heart beat independently of the sinus node. If this occurs, it causes an early (or premature) heartbeat, known as an ectopic, also called an extra […]

Joseph R. Berger, MD; Sidney Houff, MD, PhD Author Affiliations Article Information Arch Neurol. 2008;65(5):596-600. doi:10.1001/archneur.65.5.596 Abstract Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection is responsible for significant neurological morbidity, perhaps more than any other virus. Seroprevalence studies suggest that as many as 45 million people in the United States have been infected with HSV-2, […]

Wednesday, 6 June, Home / Opinion / Atanu Biswas | June 6, 2018 1:33 am A doctor in the fourth century BC was facing a tribunal in ancient Athens. The allegations against the doctor were quite serious, of illegal and abusive relationships with the women of Athens while treating them. To prove innocence, the young […]

Risk of serious skin-related adverse drug reactions, including Stevens-Johnson syndrome, occurring with carbamazepine may be increased in the presence of the HLA-A*3101 allele in patients of European descent or Japanese origin. Published 13 December 2012 From: Medicines and Healthcare products Carbamazepine (Tegretol) is an antiepileptic drug that is indicated for the treatment of generalised tonic […]

New Delhi: Whooping 82 Medical colleges have been denied the permission of renewal for MBBS seats for the coming 2018-19 academic year by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. With no renewal permission, the said medical colleges will not be able to offer MBBS courses for the coming academic session. Some medical colleges that […]

SEVEN BLUNDERS TEENAGED GIRLS MAY COMMIT WHILE FALLING IN LOVE: A MUST READ FOR FAMILIES Dr Harish Shetty [Dr Harish shetty is a psychiatrist at Dr L.H. Hiranandani Hospital] [ names have been changed to hide identities] Boys are not always bad. But sometimes girls fall in love with their eyes closed and lose their […]

©️Dr. Rajas Deshpande A hungry poor man named Atmaram went to a big hotel, had a nice big meal, and told he had no money to pay. He was beaten up and handed over to the police. He was released after a warning and a slap. Next day he filled up petrol in his bike, […]