Daily Archives: 30/06/2017

Olive Oil Key Ingredient in Alzheimer’s Prevention?

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, […]

Digital image manipulation is a growing problem in science.

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 […]

*Maharashtra govt to introduce ‘Prevention of Cut practices in Medical Services Act’…!!*

*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 […]

Part 3 of doctor patient relationship

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 […]

Part2 of doctor patient relationship 

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 […]

“Threatened to kill us” Doctor-Patient Disputes – Causes and Remedies [

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 […]