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 […]

One hears epic accounts of people surviving bullets to the brain, 10-story freefalls or months stranded at sea. But put a human anywhere in the known universe except for the thin shell of space that extends a couple of miles above or below sea level on Earth, and we perish within minutes. As strong and […]

India left embarrassed: Renowned medical journal Lancet discusses rising violence in country’s health sector In a piece published in one of the oldest medical journals in the world in April, it was said that the health workers in India have reached a breaking point in the wake of continuous physical attacks on them. By : […]

If you are looking for a career in the ‘lucrative’ medical field, you are in luck. This article takes about 10 minutes to read (5 minutes if you have completed 12th standard). Once you complete reading the article, you will know how one can become a doctor in India. You don’t need any medical qualification, […]

US NEWS BY JACK PHILLIPS December 7, 2018 Updated: December 7, 2018 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an update on Dec. 6 about its ongoing recall of heart and blood pressure medication due to impurities that could cause cancer. It said Mylan Pharmaceuticals “is expanding its voluntary recall to include all lots […]


 Lotfi Hacein-Bey, MDa,b,*, Jeremy J. Heit, MD, PhDc, Angelos A. Konstas, MDd  KEYWORDS Acute stroke Ischemia Neuro-interventional management Thrombectomy Endovascular KEY POINTS Mechanicalthrombectomyisnowstandardofcareinstrokefromlarge-vesselocclusionwithClass IA evidence. Treatment paradigms will likely evolve from time limits toward personalized physiology-based pa- tient evaluation. Although a number of effective devices are available, techniques will continue to evolve. Increasingly […]

Good DC. Definition Intermittent neurologic symptoms comprise a group of complaints that may be associated with dysfunction of many organ systems, including the central nervous system, cardiovascular system, and vestibular apparatus. Intermittent metabolic disturbances and psychiatric problems may also result in neurologic symptoms. Despite these diverse etiologies, all the conditions discussed here share the following […]

Doctors are not a sociable lot. They have one or two close friends, and they’re usually other doctors. They’re cut off from the non-physician world. The only feedback they get is from other doctors who think like them. Doctors do not travel out of their cities to attend weddings of their close friend’s son or […]

Our observations of hundreds of depressed patients had confirmed that excessive worry puts huge stress on the REM sleep mechanism. This led us to hypothesise that schizophrenia develops in those particularly imaginative, highly sensitive people who become so stressed that the REM sleep discharge mechanism cannot take the strain, and so their ability to separate […]

In India, before marriages there are compatibility concerns on various issues but medical issues are never given their due importance. People tend to overlook or are unaware of the health aspect of the marriage. Premarital checkup should be conducted for a soon-to-be-married couple in order to identify if there is any injury with genetic blood […]

(c) Dr. Rajas Deshpande Long day. Came home. Ritual steamy hot bath to wash away the hospital feel, followed by steaming hot dinner. Switched on jazz, and I picked up the pasta. Heaven descended upon my tongue. “How perfect this moment is!” I thought, and that’s where I was wrong. The phone rang. “Sir, 18 […]

It’s often said that early retirement lengthens your life, but is it true? And do some professions have a shorter life expectancy? If a statistical claim is repeated often enough it can become accepted as a universal truth, even if it has no basis in fact. There’s the suggestion that 93% of communication is non-verbal […]

With the surge in dengue cases this year, a 2012 Facebook post with an image of papaya leaves is viral again with close to 995,000 shares since it was first posted. This Facebook post attributes a Times of India article as the source of information, and suggests that the juice of papaya leaves may be […]

For other uses, see Life extension (disambiguation). Life extension is the idea of extending the human lifespan, either modestly – through improvements in medicine – or dramatically by increasing the maximum lifespan beyond its generally settled limit of 125 years.[1] The ability to achieve such dramatic changes, however, does not currently exist.[2] Some researchers in […]

A study by Dr. Ephrem Cheng, a leading American scholar, on the relationship between life expectancy and retirement age ( Age at Retirement Vs Life Span) The investigation report. The report netted several pension plans for U.S. supermajority groups, including Boeing, AT&T and Ford Motor Co., and found that the later the executive retires, the […]

by John Dahlia Business Editor NCWV Media Oct 29, 2018 9 The team celebrates at the WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute moments after members successfully performed the first procedure in the world of a phase II trial using focused ultrasound to treat a patient with early stage Alzheimer’s. At the center is Judi Polak, who is […]

COMMENTARY JORGE A. GUZMAN, MD Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic MADHU SASIDHAR, MD Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic JAMES K. STOLLER, MD, MS Chairman, Education Institute; Executive Director, Leadership Development, Professional Staff Affairs Office; and Head, Cleveland Clinic Respiratory Therapy, Department of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Cleveland Clinic  ■ […]

Salient features • First major revision after 21 years, previous edition was 1997 • Called “Competency-based UG Curriculum for the Indian Medical Graduate” • For the first time, India’s MBBS curriculum acknowledges the importance of ethics, responsiveness to needs of patients and families and fine communication skills to engage the ailing • Clinical exposure from first year itself […]

Every day, a small ant arrives at work very early and starts work immediately. She produces a lot and she was happy. The Chief, a lion, was surprised to see that the ant was working without supervision. He thought if the ant can produce so much without supervision, wouldn’t she produce even more if she […]

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Joe Diemand, 76, has spent the past 20 years as a truck driver, sometimes driving all night. Such… Read More Our floodlit society has made sleep deprivation a lifestyle. But we know more than ever about how we rest—and how it keeps us healthy. BY MICHAEL FINKEL PHOTOGRAPHS BY MAGNUS WENNMAN This story appears in […]

left CCI, which has so far received 52 cases pertaining to anti-competitive practices in pharmaceutical and healthcare sector, prescribed some policy and regulatory action to address issues choking competition. Viswanath Pilla Earlier this week, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) released a first of its kind policy note on “Making Markets Work for Affordable Healthcare”. The […]

 See discussions, stats, and author profiles for this publication at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/5487992 Considerations Article in Pharmacotherapy · May 2008 DOI: 10.1592/phco.28.4.530 · Source: PubMed CITATIONS READS 53 117 6 authors, including: Jeffrey R Strawn University of Cincinnati 177 PUBLICATIONS 2,269 CITATIONS SEE PROFILE Some of the authors of this publication are also working on these […]

There are three aspects of ritual of karva chauth . One is fasting the whole day without water, the other is ritual of seeing the moon through a sieve, and other is looking at your husband through a sieve .It is known that moon can cause tidal waves in ocean and since we all carry […]

This mysterious unity of the heavenly and the terrestrial realms personified in the Female is certainly the most powerful and long lasting religious image ever to evolve in the human species. And in fact, it is still with us today. Go into any Catholic church and look closely at the image of the mother of […]

The moon has always fascinated us, as it has been part of our culture, religion and literature since time immemorial.  It is also the closest celestial force and has its own impact on the Earth and its beings. It influences and drives a number of natural phenomenon that occur on earth, such as the ocean […]

The moon looms large in folklore, urban legends and myths from around the world. And on Monday Nov. 14, it will loom larger in the sky than it has in decades. Every full moon is a spectacular sight, if skies are clear. But November’s full moon is far from ordinary. It will be the closest […]

The Moon and the lunar cycle have been associated with insanity since forever. Before there were Shakespeare’s jesters making fun of people because the Moon seem to have affected them. Then came the modern legends of the werewolf. Moon was considered powerful enough, not just to control the sway of the tides (very powerful feat […]

8 Signs of a Healthy Baby Do you wonder if your little one is eating enough, sleeping enough, and on track for all those important milestones? Check out these easy-to-spot signs that prove Baby is both happy and healthy. Pinterest Facebook More Pinterest PhotoAlto/ Veer <img srcset=”https://assets.parents.com/s3fs-public/styles/nfp_220_portrait/public/images/p_PHP3040102.jpg?xkGKL3pGTRZP2N972DYS3qHqBRFVankz 220w, https://assets.parents.com/s3fs-public/styles/nfp_450_portrait/public/images/p_PHP3040102.jpg?nK3SQhvCfnIvU.lkTpTP5kUksWEGtcB3 450w, https://assets.parents.com/s3fs-public/styles/nfp_550_portrait/public/images/p_PHP3040102.jpg?hMjDnVj1Vpn4BLjUUHszkEZ0gvE1D2FA 550w, https://assets.parents.com/s3fs-public/styles/nfp_640_portrait/public/images/p_PHP3040102.jpg?GnszXH9uv9yNNA4c0kA9W3i5kt1d7nAa 640w, https://assets.parents.com/s3fs-public/styles/nfp_860_portrait/public/images/p_PHP3040102.jpg?6skABO0WqGXqHg7tbe07cSU.w0.pMIoo […]

Children can develop the same mental health conditions as adults, but their symptoms may be different. Know what to watch for and how you can help. By Mayo Clinic Staff Mental illness in children can be hard for parents to identify. As a result, many children who could benefit from treatment don’t get the help […]

years ago there was a remarkable incidence of MD paediatrics students final examination in KGMC, Lucknow in which all the PG students were declared “Failed” by the external examiner on the basis of their different diagnosis of a child of 9 month age kept for spot diagnosis ( No History, No Examination was permitted ). […]

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. […]

  ON MEDICINE By Siddhartha Mukherjee Oct. 10, 2018 The anatomy laboratory was always freezing. This was our first course as medical students, and we had split ourselves into groups — four students to every cluster. Each of us carried a copy of “Netter’s Anatomy”; by the end of three months in the lab, […]

Dubai: All tourists and residents of UAE will now be required to fill in an electronic form to get approval to carry any kind of medication for personal use, said a top Ministry of Health and Prevention official. The Import of Personal Medication service was launched at Gitex 2018. The service, which is a part […]

Sophie Soklaridis, Ph.D., Catherine Zahn, M.D.C.M., Ayelet Kuper, M.D., D.Phil., Deborah Gillis, M.A., Valerie H. Taylor, M.D., Ph.D., and Cynthia Whitehead, M.D., Ph.D.et a “Me Too” as a slogan to increase awareness about sexual assault dates back about a dozen years, but it has really taken off in the past 2 years as the issue […]

(c) Dr. Rajas Deshpande Entering the hospital that morning, I was wondering if I could finish early and go for a relaxed dinner with a friend who was visiting. Iwas in an excellent mood when I entered the hospital at about 10 AM. That’s when I heard the noise. In the entrance lobby, there was […]

Movement is scaring off male academics from mentoring women, commentary says Kas Roussy – CBC News October 08, 2018 A group of Canadian scientists says a backlash against the #MeToo Movement is depriving women of mentoring opportunities in academic medicine. (Shutterstock / Panchenko Vladimir) Read Comments Here’s this week’s Second Opinion, a roundup of eclectic […]

Megan Brooks October 05, 2018 • Seven out of 10 physicians would not recommend their profession to their children or other family members, and more than half are thinking about retiring within the next 5 years, including one-third of those under the age of 50, according to a new national survey by The Doctors Company, a physician-owned […]

India is different. In most democratic countries discussions on healthcare have gone sideways as there is a great rift between the Right and the Left with a divider in between. In India, however, there is no Left or Right as nobody is challenging the private market in healthcare. Contrarily, in the West, the conservatives on […]

NEW DELHI: States like Jharkhand and Bihar with acute shortage of doctors have seen few new medical colleges being opened in the last five years, while those with a glut of MBBS seats and doctors continue to allow new private colleges. This is despite doctors’ associations in these states warning against over-production of doctors. In […]

यह धारणा इतनी कॉमन हो चुकी है। हम पहले ही इस केस का वैज्ञानिक इन्वेस्टीगेशन करने के पहले यह मान लेते हैं कि मरीज़ का मुख्य चिकत्सक और अस्पताल का ownner दोनों ही बेहद भ्रष्ट और नैतिक रूप से इतने पतित हैं कि, डेड बॉडी से भी पैसे कमाना चाहते हैं। जिससे यह विश्लेषण नैतिक […]

The salary of Dr.Ronald Ross IMS, the discoverer of Malaria parasite cycle that won him Nobel Prize, was Rs.1000/month when he was posted to Calcutta in 1898 . At that time gold was sold at Rs.18/10 gms. By that reckoning, in today’s money that salary of Rs 1000/- is equal to Rs.15,00,000/( Fifteen lakhs ) […]

Medico Legal, September 28, 2018. Medical board held that apart from other factors, “non-availability of Dr Garg” was one factor too. Jalandhar: On account of delay in treatment, which allegedly led to the death of a patient suffering from myocardial infarction, a city-based cardiologist has been booked under the IPC section 304 A on the […]

Yet Again; Doctors got beaten brutally by mob at BHU. In evening their was a clash at emergency department surgery after a distant aunt of a university student(suffering from cholecystitis) was not given bed due to no vacancy.The alleged student of the Birla hostel of the came with 15-20 of his class-mates and started abusing […]

This is a rather lengthy post. I don’t generally post political opinions and this must not be construed as such. So please read this actual and impartial analysis from the point of view of the person lowest in the rung to implement this Ayushman Bharat scheme. The entire world and every media worth its salt […]

By Sing Lin, Ph.D. Member of National Council of Chinese Institute of Engineers – USA/Greater New York Chapter, and Member of Board of Director of National Taiwan University Alumni Association – Greater New York March 2002 1. Most Creative Years in the Life The Nobel Laureate, Dr. Leo Esaki, delivered the distinguished lecture entitled “Innovation […]

History of my (our) Alma mater ——————————————Sharing the Info from my Respected Seniors! (Dr Anil Chaudhary Via: Dr Neera Chandra) Our Younger Generation of SNMC may not be aware of this Rich Heritage! ——————- During the British Empire’s government, in 1854 S N Medical College was founded for the practice of British military doctors. The […]

Is it not but natural that a doctor who has spent all his life becoming a good doctor and then staying a good doctor with an extensive medical career spanning over 5 decades names his autobiography “The White Apron”? Dr. M. M. Jain (M.D. Medicine, M.D. Pediatrics), who retired recently from Ruby Hall but is […]