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 […]

Worried about dementia? Hearing and language problems could be forerunners of cognitive decline Even in their 60s, people who will go on to develop cognitive problems show different speaking patterns when describing a picture. (Stanislaw Rozpedzik / European Pressphoto Agency) Melissa Healy Melissa HealyContact Reporter Scientists have traced the roots of dementia back to midlife, […]

PUBLIC HEALTH By JULIE CRESWELL, REED ABELSON and MARGOT SANGER-KATZ JULY 24, 2017 Early last year, executives at a small hospital an hour north of Spokane, Wash., started using a company called EmCare to staff and run their emergency room. The hospital had been struggling to find doctors to work in its E.R., and turning […]

Anatomy:  1–> KLM for Gross Anatomy 2–> Snell’s Anatomy 3–> BD Churassia  4–> RJ Last 5–> Grey’s Anatomy 6–> Langman Embryology  7–> KLM for Embryology 8–> BD For General Anatomy 9–> Dissector 10–> Di Fore Histology  11–> Junqueira’s Histology  12–> Netter Atlas of human Aantomy Folder link–> https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3WdpdsqpX0LYV9KQ3lxY29FY28 Physiology:- 1–> Guyton  2–> Ganong 3–> Sheerwood […]

Image result for recovered depression images india 11,WARNING BELLS,YOU NEED TO WATCH,WHILE ON TREATMENT FOR DEPRESSION  Dr Harish Shetty 1] Keep a watch for missed dosages. As the patient improves s/he tends to skip medicines. This may not cause a relapse immediately but a breakdown will be around the corner. So preferably supervise the medications […]

National Snakebite Management Protocol, 2009.  India is recognised as having the highest snakebite mortality in the world.  Most of the fatalities are due to the victim not reaching the hospital in time and are preventable.  Research has shown that PHC doctors do not treat snakebite mainly due to lack of confidence.  At the secondary and […]

Dr Ved Prakash Mishra Chairman, Academic Committee, MCI Historical perspective The Indian Medical Service owes its origin to the East India Company formed by the British. It was on December 31, 1600 that Queen Elizabeth granted a charter to the Association of Merchant Adventures of London to trade with the East, which gave birth to […]

Dr Brendel is a consultant to the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Ethics Committee as well as Director of the Master of Bioethics degree program at the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics, a practicing clinical and forensic psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital, and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.   On November […]

Cows can cure HIV. Surprised? Well this is what researchers in the US have found. A study published in journal Nature by researchers at Scripps Research Institute, the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and Texas A&M University has found that cows hold the clue to HIV cure. The researchers were able to induce potent antibodies […]

I write in an International public Q & A website. Quite often I get questions which keep complaining of the high consultation charges of doctors; high costs of tests, medicines, and surgery in private hospitals in India. Most Indian people feel that doctors are responsible for the high cost of healthcare in India. Some examples […]

Relationships are always an energy exchange. To stay feeling our best, we must ask ourselves: Who gives us energy? Who saps it? It’s important to be surrounded by supportive, heart-centered people who make us feel safe and secure. It’s equally important to pinpoint the energy vampires, who, whether they intend to or not, leech our […]

Did you know that at Harvard, one of the most prestigious universities in the world, the most popular and successful course teaches you how to learn to be happier?__ The Positive Psychology class taught by Ben Shahar attracts 1400 students per semester and 20% of Harvard graduates take this elective course. According to Ben Shahar, […]

Dr Alex Zachariah shows a flag that is used while practising “kabaddi yoga” by drug addicts undergoing rehabilitation. Photo: Inderjeet Verma Manav Mander Tribune News Service Ludhiana, July 17 Former principal of Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) Dr Alex Zachariah, who has settled in the US, is in his native land again to help […]

To The Editor in Chief Aaj Tak Dear Sir, In a news report broadcasted on 18.07.2017 on your chanel all Doctors were called Dacaits just because some hospitals were found selling medicines on MRP. I want to ask you, is it illegal to sell anything in this country on MRP?Actually your pain is the apparently decent […]

It is a common tendency among Doctors tend to allow their names and signatures to be used by labs, ultrasound centers and imaging centers for a fee, where these labs or radiological centres put a stamp of a doctor or digital sign for any investigations carried out. Doctors also give these digital sign or stamp […]

The correct choice of pharmaceutical interventions for Parkinsonism management results in a better patient outcome and reduced occurrence of motor complications. This guideline outlines the efficacy and the adverse effects of the available class of drugs for pharmacotherapy of parkinsonism. Parkinsonism is characterized by tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity and postural instability. Treatment strategies of parkinsonism depend […]

The major components of emotional intelligence are personal competence and social competence. Developing emotional intelligence involves developing both personal competence and the social competence Guidelines to develop personal competence: Pay attention to your emotional reactions to situations. Introspect on why you respond the way you do. Try to think of different ways to interpret harmful […]

January 30, 2014 | Cardiovascular Diseases By William Brady, MD Figure 1A. Acute coronary syndrome Figure 1B. Acute coronary syndrome Figure 1C. Wellens syndrome (deeply inverted T wave) Figure 1D. Wellens syndrome (biphasic T wave) Figure 2A. Pulmonary embolism Figure 2B. CNS vascular event (subarachnoid hemorrhage) Figure 2C. Bundle-branch block (left bundle-branch block) Figure 2D. […]

The woman deserved at least some tears for her selfless service to him, but here he was, already thinking about his remarriage. She was indeed pale and her recent haemoglobin was just three grams. That was barely enough to keep her alive and she was pregnant on top of that. Such a low haemoglobin meant […]

The Washington Post20 May 2014BY SANDRA G. BOODMAN BIGSTOCK Doctors at a Northern California hospital, concerned that a 40-year-old woman with sky-high blood pressure and confusion might have a blood clot, order a CT scan of her lungs. To their surprise, the scan reveals not a clot but large cancers in both breasts that have […]

When Drugs and Surgery Don’t Work, an Option in Epilepsy Andrew N. Wilner, MD; Barbara C. Jobst, MD, PhD Andrew N. Wilner, MD: Welcome to Medscape. I’m Dr Andrew Wilner and today I have the pleasure of speaking with Dr Barbara Jobst. Dr Jobst is an epileptologist and professor of neurology at Dartmouth Medical School […]

I’m Richard Isaacson, director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York-Presbyterian. A new study recently published in Neurology looked at the quantity of a person’s sleep and how that could correlate with the diagnosis of dementia later in life. The study was very interesting. It may not have found what […]

Question on GST : I am a practicing Clinical Doctor. I purchase medicines from suppliers and in the process pay them GST (previously called as VAT) on the bills received from them. I then dispense medicines to my patients and issue them receipts including consultation+dispensing fees. It goes without saying that the cost of medicines […]

Pieces of debris found in the Indian Ocean indicate that a missing Malaysian jet may have plunged into the waters. Counsellors tell T.V. Jayan that family and friends of the passengers may find it difficult to cope with the grief Grief has its own symbols. Little bouquets of roses, teddy bears and candles often dot […]

In UK law, only a person with capacity can give consent. There is no proxy consent. When a person loses capacity due to mental disorder ( for ex delirium) , the doctor can take a decision in the best interest of patient. He takes the wishes of family members as a good practice. If time […]

If you are a Kashmiri Pandit, it’s certain that in your life you have been asked a question by your non KP friend that, “why you didn’t picked up a gun”. We all answered in a way we found suitable, but our friends never really understand the trauma and the burden that we feel. We […]

Following guidelines is essential, which we follow at NIMHANS  a) Make sure person with mental illness is symptom free for reasonable degree of time (one year at least) b) Advice patient and significant other members of the family regarding complete disclosure (Plz document the advice) c) explain the possible outcomes of non-disclosure (document that patients […]

पारिवारिक मित्र से व्यवसायी चिकित्सक का तीन दशकों का सफर  डाक्टर दिवस 1 जुलाई पर विशेष   पिछले तीन दशकों के दौरान डाक्टर के सामाजिक सम्मान में जो गिरावट आई है, शायद ही किसी अन्य प्रोफेशन में ऐसा हुआ हो। जिस समाज में डाक्टर को भगवान का दर्जा दिया जाता रहा हो उसी को शैतान मान […]

The Union Health Ministry has banned 46 private medical colleges from admitting medical students for the next one as well as two academic years citing substandard facilities. The colleges have also had to forfeit a security deposit of Rs 2 Crore each. The 4,000 UG students currently pursuing their courses at these colleges will be […]

A renowned Indian heart surgeon is currently building a 2,000-bed, internationally accredited “health city” in the Cayman Islands, a short flight from the U.S. Its services will include tertiary care procedures, such as open-heart surgery, angioplasty, knee or hip replacement, and neurosurgery for about 40% of U.S. prices. Patients will have the option of recuperating […]

Pam Harrison June 27, 2017 Extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO) appears to protect memory and learning ability and reduces the formation of beta amyloid (Aβ) plaques and neurofibrillary tangles in the brain — the classic hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) — new animal research shows. The study, conducted by investigators at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, […]

Nico De Pasquale Photography/Getty Seven years ago, a cover of The Economist showed Barack Obama, head down on a Louisiana beach in front of an oil rig — the picture of lonely despair. The image perfectly encapsulated the news magazine’s story about the massive pollution caused when BP’s Deepwater Horizon platform exploded, and what the […]

*Pharmabiz,* *By Laxmi Yadav,* *Mumbai,* *Friday, June 30, 2017.* *With an aim to curtail the ‘cut practice’ in medical profession, the Maharashtra government has decided to introduce Prevention of “Cut practices in Medical Services Act, 2017” soon.* *A 9-member committee has been formed by the government to study other countries’ regulations for preventing cut practices […]

Clinical Journals Latest Picks“Doctor is not god. He is also human and can make mistakes.” Understanding Doctor-Patient Disputes [Part 3] M3 India Newsdesk | Jun 29, 2017 Trends     If you want to check part 1 or 2, please click here. Part 1 “Threatened to kill us” Part 2 What is the biggest reason […]

In the next part of our survey, we attempted to understand what the doctors thought about the reasons for doctor -patient disputes. From the responses that we gathered, an often-cited reason was inadequate understanding of the disease on the patient’s part which leads to avoidable dispute situations. Doctors also reported that disputes often arose when the […]

Part1]M3 India Newsdesk | Jun 29, 2017 Trends     The doctor -patient relationship is being increasingly highlighted. Nasty disputes between doctors and patients or patient’s relatives have been making headlines recently. With this background, we attempted to understand the Indian doctor’s views of this situation through an online survey. Objective To explore the views […]

 Arnold Relman MARCH 29, The Social Transformation of American Medicine by Paul Starr  Social scientists have been perplexed by the remarkably favored position of doctors in American society. Few other professions conduct their affairs with so much autonomy and receive in return such generous economic benefits. In a country historically suspicious of privilege and authority […]

 Financial interests are eroding the trust between doctors and the community. Brooks Elliott  – Welcome to a new series in which we’ll showcase an array of articles examining issues from ethics to the evidence in evidence-based medicine, the influence of medical journals to the role of Big Pharma in our present and future health. Here […]

Working Party of the Royal College of Physicians, Clin Med (Lond). 2005 Nov-Dec. Medicine bridges the gap between science and society. Indeed, the application of scientific knowledge to human health is a crucial aspect of clinical practice. Doctors are one important agent through which that scientific understanding is expressed. But medicine is more than the […]

  RICHARD A. FOULLON, MD | PHYSICIAN | JULY 12, 2011 According to Wikipedia, up to the beginning of the 19th century there had been only 3 occupations that were considered to be professions, Divinity, Medicine and Law. A profession is considered a trade or occupation that transforms itself through “the development of formal qualifications […]

Occupational prestige (also known as job prestige) is a way for sociologists to describe the relative social class positions people have. It refers to the consensual nature of rating a job based on the belief of its worthiness. The term prestige itself refers to the admiration and respect that a particular occupation holds in a […]

for someone in her 30s, I’ve spent a lot of time in doctors’ offices and hospitals, shivering on exam tables in my open-to-the-front gown, recording my medical history on multiple forms, having enough blood drawn in little glass tubes to satisfy a thirsty vampire. In my early 20s, I contracted a disease that doctors were […]

Physicians face unique circumstances during their careers that may lead to depression; these include bullying, hazing, sleep deprivation, overwork, and medical board investigations—plus the repeated near-daily exposure to suffering and death. However, doctors also experience depression for the same reasons the general public does, says Pamela Wible, MD, Ideal Medical Care, Eugene, Oregon. Dr Wible […]

  kedarnath tragedy, kedarnath disaster, kedarnath flood, psychiatrists, mental truma, kedarnath shrine, uttarakhand, himalayas, kedarnath valley, indian express On June 12, the search for 23-year-old Prahlad Singh ended. Villagers found him tightening a rope around his neck. “He was about to kill himself,” says Prahlad’s mother Rajeshwari Devi. That day, he had run away from home, […]

by The MINDS Foundation   In 1948, the Constitution of the World Health Organization (WHO) recognized health to have two crucial dimensions – physical and mental. Since then, as stated in the definition, health is considered as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well being, and not merely the absence of disease or […]

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had got over it, only for the symptoms to return with a vengeance? Whatever your circumstances, science can help you to beat anxiety for good.Anxiety can present as fear, restlessness, an […]

Pauline Anderson June 22, 2017 1   Combining an opioid antagonist such as naloxone with an alpha2-adrenergic agonist is a feasible approach for managing opioid withdrawal, results of a new Cochrane review suggest. However, it is unclear whether this approach reduces the duration of withdrawal or facilitates transfer to naltrexone treatment to a greater extent […]

Dr. S. K. Thakur Professor Of Surgery  May 29 2017      Share on WhatsApp Share on Email Flag inappropriate    +59 votes  views (1.6k) I have been in the medical profession for nearly 35 years and have not done anything extraordinary in the field that may make people curious about this special day for […]

Authors Joel Handler MD First published: 31 August 2009Full publication history DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-7176.2009.00181.x View/save citation Cited by (CrossRef): 13 articles Check for updates Citation tools Joel Handler, MD, Kaiser Permanente, 411 Lakeview Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92807 E-mail: joel.handler@kp.org A 62-year-old woman with hypertensive stage 3 chronic kidney disease and a long history of bipolar II […]

COPENHAGEN, Denmark ― Probiotics may be effective in reducing core depressive symptoms in treatment-naive patients with a mild to moderate form of the disorder, results of a new pilot study suggest. Investigators led by Caroline Wallace, PhD candidate, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, found that symptoms of mood, anhedonia, and sleep disturbance were significantly reduced […]

The Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (Amendment) Bill, which was introduced by the Siddaramaiah government in the Assembly, has been referred to a joint select committee of the legislature but the threat posed by it still remains. It is intended to regulate private hospitals but the draconian measures proposed in the bill will badly hurt the […]