Monthly Archives: March 2014

Are your friends really good for you?

Characteristics of a good friend   By David Joel Miller Are your friends really good for you? Some friends are positive factors in your life. Other people you are calling friends are destructive. We all need people in our lives but how do you tell which of these folk you should keep as friends and which […]

6 Hostage Negotiation Techniques That Will Get You What You Want

Eric Barker March 26, 2014      akindo—Getty Images/Vetta RECOMMENDED FOR YOU Siri’s Voice: The Woman Behind It Bill Gates: How to Fix Capitalism Miley Cyrus Takes the Saturday Night Live Stage by Taboola How does hostage negotiation get people to change their minds? MORE Important Life Lessons: What’s The Most Important Life Lesson Older People […]

Asylum: Inside the Haunting World of 19th-Century Mental Hospitals by Maria Popova

What straitjackets have to do with Eames chairs and the mutations of policy ideals. One of the 19th-century’s most notorious socioarchitectural phenomena were the “insane asylums” that housed the era’s mentally ill — enormous and stunning buildings whose architecture stood in stark contrast with the ominous athmosphere of their inner workings. Fascinated by this phenomenon […]

Should there be an ‘Exit Test’ for MBBS graduates?

  GUEST ARTICLES Should there be an ‘Exit Test’ for MBBS graduates? Saturday, March 22, 2014 by Dr Praveenlal Kuttichira Tweet ‘The Hitavada – The People’s Paper’ of March 10 carried an article titled MCI clears ‘Exit Test’ for MBBS pass-outs. The article was written by Mr Vikas Vaidya from Nagpur dated Feb 9. The matter never appeared […]

chromogranin a

Plasma chromogranin A after severe burn trauma. Lindahl A.E., Low A., Stridsberg M., Sjoberg F., Ekselius L., Gerdin B. Neuropeptides 4 Plasma chromogranin A after severe burn trauma. Lindahl A.E., Low A., Stridsberg M., Sjoberg F., Ekselius L., Gerdin B. Neuropeptides 47:207-212(2013) · Mapped (3) Elevated serum levels of Chromogranin A in hepatocellular carcinoma. Biondi […]

“Is Med School Worth the Dollars, Stress, and Decade Spent in Training?”

“Is Med School Worth the Dollars, Stress, and Decade Spent in Training?” I hear this question a lot. Even some of my most capable and well-adjusted friends and fellow medical students have confided to me that in the midst of medical school, they questioned whether this was the right profession for them and whether medical […]

mental health act

CHAPTER XI MENTAL HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION (sec. 73 to 93)   86. All proceedings before the Commission and the Board, shall be deemed to be judicial proceedings within the meaning of sections 193, 219 and 228 of the Indian Penal code. 91. (4) If the mental health establishment does not comply with the orders or directions […]

cost of medicines

Medicines for rich patients only? Gopal Dabade, Mar 13, 2014 : Cost of medicines is the most debated topic even among civil society members and several heads of governments. Modern medicines play an important role in saving lives and also in improving quality of life. Not many know that vast majority of people do not […]

kinds of milk !

You’re Drinking the Wrong Kind of Milk And we’re not talking about soy or almond, either. —By Josh Harkinson | Wed Mar. 12, 2014 3:00 AM GMT Tweet Okea/Thinkstock When my in-laws moved from India to the United States some 35 years ago, they couldn’t believe the low cost and abundance of our milk—until they developed […]

7 things you need to know if you stay together after an affair

Does an affair mean you should divorce? Posted on March 2, 2014 By David Joel Miller 7 things you need to know if you stay together after an affair Divorce After an Affair? Divorce Cake Photo courtesy of Flickr (DrJohnBullas) So one partner has had an affair, should you divorce? Should you stay and try to work […]