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Life extension

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 […]


Live life kingsize

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 […]

Historic breakthrough: WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience team first to use ultrasound to treat Alzheimer’s

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 […]

Caring for VIPs: Nine principles

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 […]

Corporate hospital’s Story —

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 […]

Firecrackers and Diwali

Firecrackers and Diwali

While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey

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 […]

Competition Commission’s policy prescriptions to make healthcare transparent, affordable

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 […]

Atypical Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome: Diagnostic Controversies and

 See discussions, stats, and author profiles for this publication at: 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 […]

Karva chauth is to potect women from harmful moon and dangerous husbands

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 […]

Connection between Woman and the Moon

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`s impact on Men

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 […]

Moon and our body

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 […]

Full moon and body

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

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=” 220w, 450w, 550w, 640w, […]

Mental illness in children: Know the signs

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 […]

Normal vs abnormal

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

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. […]

For Doctors, Delving Deeper as a Way to Avoid Burnout

  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, […]

Carrying medicine to UAE.

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 […]

Men’s Fear of Mentoring in the #MeToo Era — What’s at Stake for Academic Medicine?

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., 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 […]

The Parceled Sandwiches

(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 […]

A chilling effect of #MeToo in academic medicine

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 […]

Most Physicians Disenchanted With Their Profession: Survey

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 […]

Glut of doctors

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 […]

क्या डेड बॉडी , को ICU में रखा जा सकता है पैसों के लिए #एक_मेडिकल_इन्वेस्टिगेशन :

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 […]

Ross’s salary

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 ) […]

*Unavailability During Golden Hour: Cardiologist booked for death due to negligence*

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 […]

BHU Mobicracy

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 […]

Optimum Strategies for Creativity and Longevity

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 SN MEDICAL COLLEGE

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 […]

“The White Apron” “द व्हाईट एप्रन”

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 […]

“Hats Off, Phoenix!”

(c) Dr. Rajas Deshpande. She had paralysis, over eight times in last six years. Lost vision few times. Lost balance many times. Even lost speech and bits of memory. Severe vertigo woudn’t let her move for days. Many hospital admissions, many injection courses and tests. Barely two weeks ago, she had come to the OPD […]

Medical Representatives

आज दोपहर मे मै जब अपने अस्पताल मे बैठा मरीजोंका इलाज कर रहा था तो एक medical representive मेरे कमरै मे आये और कहा कि सर आप आजकल कई विषयों पर लेख लिख रहे हैं कभी हमारे विषय मे भी कुछ लिखियेगा । मैने सोचा अरे ये बात मेरे जेहन मे अब तक आई कैसे […]

See the future of medicine in India.

As usual. interesting reading and sound advice from a very very senior Gynecologist.. Indian healthcare in shambles.. “One Doesn’t Need To Be A Doctor To Start A Hospital, Just As One Can Start A Hotel Without Knowing How To Cook”. 🍁Big businessmen and corporates who must invest their money in profitable ventures knew this very […]

Ways to avoid attacks on medicos

There was a meeting organised for hospital administrators regarding attacks on Medicos, Hospitals and healthcare providers. Following are the “20 hospital commandments” to be implemented for the smooth going of day today affairs of hospitals and clinics. Circulating the suggestions collected over the past several years to prevent hospital attacks. *20 suggestions to prevent hospital […]

Banned drugs combinations

LIST OF FDC’S BANNED WITH EFFECT FROM 12-09-2018 AS PER NOTIFICATIONS CIPMMA SL.NO FIXED DOSE COMBINATION NOTIFICATION NO 1 Aceclofenac (SR) + Paracetamol 750 2 Aceclofenac + Paracetamol + Famotidine 744 3 Aceclofenac + Paracetamol + Rabeprazole 705 4 Aceclofenac + Zinc Carnosine 745 5 Acetaminophen + Guaifenesin + Dextromethorphan + Chlorpheniramine 945 6 Acetaminophen […]

Charges in small hospitals

Charter of Patients’ Rights for adoption by NHRC

  Preamble Patients’ rights are Human rights! The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) emphasizes the fundamental dignity and equality of all human beings. Based on this concept, the notion of Patient Rights has been developed across the globe in the last few decades. There is a growing consensus at international level that all […]

Medical Profession and Charity:

A Guideline For Medical Students (Speech at a recent Medical Event) © Dr. Rajas Deshpande My dear friends, you will receive many sermons about your responsibility to do charity and social service from those who do no charity themselves. Many who have never done anything worthwhile for the society will remind you of your Hippocratic […]

How psychiatrists think

Advances in psychiatric treatment (2009), vol. 15, 72–79 doi: 10.1192/apt.bp.107.005298 ARTICLE Niall Crumlish is Lecturer in Psychiatry in Trinity College, Dublin. His primary research interests are early psychosis, insight and transcultural psychiatry. Brendan D. Kelly is Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry at University College Dublin. His research interests include the epidemiology of psychosis and relationships between […]

Sterilisation failure

Many cases of sterilization failure are reported in media where the medical team is always accused of it/s failure and few also challenged in court too. In the matter titled as “Lok Nayak Hospital versus Prema, RFA No. 56/2006” the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi vide judgement dated 06.08.2018 has held that medical negligence is […]

The truth about medical negligence

Sorry about that! A vast majority of people believes that doctors are a negligent lot. This often implies that doctors are not courteous enough, are brusque to the point of being rude, are not available when needed, and prescribe unnecessary laboratory tests, scans and medicines. At a function organised by the Indian Medical Association on […]

‘The Truth About the Drug Companies’

By MARCIA ANGELLOCT. 31, 2004 The $200 Billion Colossus What does the eight-hundred-pound gorilla do? Anything it wants to. What’s true of the eight-hundred-pound gorilla is true of the colossus that is the pharmaceutical industry. It is used to doing pretty much what it wants to do. The watershed year was 1980. Before then, it […]

National snake bite management program

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 […]

Zero alcohol

Alcohol use is a leading risk factor for death and disability, but its overall association with health remains complex given the possible protective effects of moderate alcohol consumption on some conditions. With our comprehensive approach to health accounting within the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2016, we generated improved estimates of […]