Risk of serious skin-related adverse drug reactions, including Stevens-Johnson syndrome, occurring with carbamazepine may be increased in the presence of the HLA-A*3101 allele in patients of European descent or Japanese origin. Published 13 December 2012 From: Medicines and Healthcare products Carbamazepine (Tegretol) is an antiepileptic drug that is indicated for the treatment of generalised tonic […]

New Delhi: Whooping 82 Medical colleges have been denied the permission of renewal for MBBS seats for the coming 2018-19 academic year by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. With no renewal permission, the said medical colleges will not be able to offer MBBS courses for the coming academic session. Some medical colleges that […]

SEVEN BLUNDERS TEENAGED GIRLS MAY COMMIT WHILE FALLING IN LOVE: A MUST READ FOR FAMILIES Dr Harish Shetty [Dr Harish shetty is a psychiatrist at Dr L.H. Hiranandani Hospital] [ names have been changed to hide identities] Boys are not always bad. But sometimes girls fall in love with their eyes closed and lose their […]

©️Dr. Rajas Deshpande A hungry poor man named Atmaram went to a big hotel, had a nice big meal, and told he had no money to pay. He was beaten up and handed over to the police. He was released after a warning and a slap. Next day he filled up petrol in his bike, […]

Hii respected seniors..My name is Narendranath and I am doing my MD final year at Manipal..I just want to share my experience about the state of corporate hospitals in India..My wife was primi at 26 weeks last month and was diagnosed to have PIH..Within one week she progressed to severe precclampsia and 20days back when […]

Though I’ve always been proud of the Sikh tradition in military service — particularly in the First and Second World Wars — the fact that the British Raj designated certain ethno-religious groups as martial races makes me uneasy. And recently I’ve been reading a book on the Gurkha regiments, (Byron Farwell’s The Gurkhas), and after […]

© Dr. Rajas Deshpande A continuous beeping filled up the air in the ICU. Over twenty hearts kept making rhythmic sounds, the nurses kept on silencing the false alarms that rung every now and then, and informing us about the ones that needed attention. We had kept the cake in the doctor’s room, we were […]

Diagnosing epilepsy is not simple. Doctors gather lots of different information to assess the causes of seizures. If you have had two or more seizures that started in the brain you may be diagnosed with epilepsy. Getting a diagnosis is not always easy as there is no single test that can diagnose epilepsy. If there […]

   Nipah Virus  What is Nipah Virus? Nipah Virus (NiV) is an emerging infectious disease which first appeared in domestic pigs in Malaysia and Singapore in 1998 and 1999. There is evidence of Nipah infection among several species of domestic animals including dogs, cats, goats, and horses. Sheep may also be affected. […]

Scientists from the U.S. and India have found that consumption of litchi fruit and skipping evening meal can result in very low blood glucose level and acute encephalopathy, seizures and coma, and causes death in many cases. An unexplained illness in children aged 15 years and younger in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, which claims many lives in […]

Legally, whatever you have written is everything, not whatever you have done. So the prescription should be written in such a way that it become the most powerful defence for you. It is important to treat each and every prescription as a potential source of litigation. In my opinion, it’s to be thorough and honest, […]

The Nataraja And Epilepsy: An Interpretation Of The Cosmic Dancer by Anand Venkatraman May 19, 2018, 2:08 pm The Nataraja (Balu Velachery/ • The little demon crushed under Nataraja’s foot doesn’t attract attention, but there may be something very significant to it – perhaps a link to epilepsy and consequently, memory, and consciousness. Do you […]

We often use phrases or words that we don’t fully understand. Sometimes we even use words or phrases the meanings of which we are totally clueless. As people with a passion for words and language, that is generally not viewed as a desirable trait. Yet, the plain fact is we can’t have a detailed understanding […]

DEBRA KELLY MAY 1, 2015 Scientology’s hatred of everything psychiatric is well-known due to Tom Cruise’s infamous, controversial statements on the subject. Those statements just scratch the surface, however, and there is much, much more to the cult-like religion’s absolute condemnation of anything and everything that has to do with the mental health industry. It’s […]

The spending began soaring beyond that of other advanced nations, but without the same benefits in life expectancy. By Austin Frakt May 14, 2018 The United States devotes a lot more of its economic resources to health care than any other nation, and yet its health care outcomes aren’t better for it. That hasn’t always […]

मुख्यमंत्री ने किया “मेरी माँ स्वस्थ माँ” अभियान का शुभारम्भ माननीय मुख्यमंत्री श्री त्रिवेन्द्र सिंह रावत जी ने #mothersday के अवसर पर कैन प्रोटेक्ट फाउंडेशन द्वारा शुरू गये अभियान मेरी माँ स्वास्थ माँ अभियान का शुभारम्भ किया. कैन प्रोटेक्ट फाउंडेशन के इस अभियान का उद्देश्य प्रदेश के सभी स्कूल और कॉलेज में वरिष्ठ डॉक्टर्स की […]

May 5, 2018 ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS The American Heart Association has named May National High Blood Pressure Education month. ad literal Cardiology_VascularMedicine_MediumRectangle /ad literal According to a press release from the AHA, mistakes are often made in home or office BP tests, which may lead to inaccurate readings. “We need to raise awareness […]

My wife and I have befriended multiple people with struggling marriages. Maybe this shouldn’t be a big surprise given the majority of marriages are successful at least in India. That said, every time we end up with friends struggling in marriage, it never gets any less challenging. Every single time we run into this challenge, […]

“Doctor, Will My Dad Survive?” asked the anxious son. “Very unlikely, we are trying our best though” said the desperate doc. The highly qualified son had brought his father late night on a Friday, over 24 hours after he had developed a paralysis. Patient’s blood pressure was high, and heart status was fluctuating. An urgent […]

  Abstract The authors describe the encounter of Lord Buddha with a greatly mentally disturbed woman named as Patacara (literally in Pali: “the shameless” or “the naked” woman). His reception of her in spite of the dislike of the listeners of his discourse, his explanation of her difficulties, and consolation are mentioned. Her elevation as one […]

” साहब अपने ऑफिस में, आरामदेह कुर्सी पर बैठे, आगे-पीछे झूल रहे थे । साहब पिछले बीस सालों से इसी तरह झूले जा रहे हैं । साहब बीस साल पहले तक, इलाज करने वाले डॉक्टर हुआ करते थे । फिर साहब को सरकार ने प्रशासनिक काम सौंप दिया, तबसे साहब इसी काम मे लगे हैं […]

Selling drugs is a relationship business. It’s best to do it in person. That is why, on a summer evening in 2012, Alec Burlakoff was out for dinner with Steven Chun, the owner of Sarasota Pain Associates. Burlakoff was a sales manager for Insys Therapeutics, an Arizona-based pharmaceutical company with only one branded product, a […]

Any deviation in normal urine color intraoperatively is alarming to the clinician. Frequently observed discoloration of urine is high-colored urine (dehydration), dark yellow to orange (bilirubinuria), pink to red-brown (hematuria), brown (myoglobinuria), yellow (Vitamin B-complex), or orange (rifampicin). We report a case of green urine in a 45-year-old female patient, 65 kg, American Society of […]

If the U.S. healthcare sector were ranked as a nation, it would be the world’s 13th-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, more than all of the UK, a new study finds. “Unfortunately, in our quest to take care of individual patients, we’re causing this undue harm,” coauthor Dr. Jodi Sherman, from Yale School of Medicine in […]

Investment in all other business ventures and industry is solicited by all countries as also by all states in India with attractive incentives and tax benefits being given to those who agree to invest. Prime Ministers and other Heads of states fall head over heels in appeasing and trying to attract those with investment potential. […]

If you or someone in your family has suffered from stroke, here are some recovery tips for you – all based on science and research. 1. Recovery is always possible, even years after stroke. Unfortunately there is a lot of misinformation out there in this regard. Sometime ago, I had a conversation with a patient […]

  Have you ever heard of the Harvard study that ran for 75 years to assess what makes us happy? It’s a revolutionary study in psychology. It followed the lives of two groups of men for over 75 years, and it now follows their Baby Boomer children to understand how childhood experience reaches across decades […]

I had posted my personal experience at DocPlexus – a community of doctors in India and received an overwhelming response. Here is the follow up post: Dr abha 1. I have verified that the hospital I was at is NABH-accredited since 2016. So now the process, validity and usefulness of NABH accreditation itself are also […]

I get umpteen number of cases where a doctor after a medical accident has been pressurized to compromise by paying some money. The circumstances at that time usually involving a mob and sometimes the police are such that the doctor considers the 2-5 lacs given as well spent. Some doctors also get an agreement made […]

All over India, Doctors are often manhandled and physically tortured in Pvt or Government Hospital or Clinic if emergency prompt service is not provided to a patient resulting in complication or death or a patient becomes serious suddenly or expires during treatment or after a procedure or operation.In most of these cases, even Police comes […]

खेल दवा की गोली का , बन्दूक रखने कंधा डॉक्टर का ,निशाना जनता पर मोदी के लंदन के कार्यक्रम में चार में से एक डायमंड पार्टनर sunn pharma था ..डॉक्टर पर दिया हुआ वक्तव्य ,और ज़नेरिक दवाओं का ज़िक्र …पीछे कुछ लम्बा झोल लग रहा है .. अब सुनिये sun pharma के बारे में .. […]

Written by Dr Bakhtawar Shah … To all those who want doctor girl as their wives, you guys are not only opting for a degree or a package i.e good looks, status,degree,family background but an individual who has her own mind set, her own choices, her own decisions. Here is what you guys have to […]

पहला पाठ, ये मोदी जी की जिस मुल्क में आप डॉक्टरों की हंसी उड़ा रहे थे , उस मुल्क का सामाजिक कायदा ये है की क्वीन के मेहमानों की फेरहिस्त में यदि एक भी डॉक्टर है तो उसका नाम सबसे ऊपर पहिले क्रम पर लिखा जाता है , वहां के प्रधान मंत्री के भी पहिले […]

I may crib about too much traffic on the road but I myself have 2 between just two of us, and may be heavily invested in Auto sector. Hence it is not in my interest that roads are empty . You may have got the script. When you combine healthcare with investing, a moral dilemma […]

1. When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi. 2. House of God* by Samuel Shem. 3. Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science by Atul Gawande. 4. The Intern Blues by Robert Marion. 5. The Anatomy of Hope by Jerome Groopman. 6. My Own Country: A Doctor’s Story by Abraham Verghese. 7. The Immortal […]

There are no free lunches : ———————————————— *Our respected PM made a point during his public meeting in Westminster, London. He mocked & insulted medical profession of his country from a foreign land.* He is right as well as wrong because society judges propriety of anything according to what suites it best. So , I […]

For those who say that Canadian Doc are protesting for a Salary cut then why Indian Docs are so much behind money. I would like to put light on few facts about Indian Docs. 1. The Doctor-Population ratio of Canada is approx 230 Doctors for every 10000 people. (Data of 2016, Scott’s Medical Database – […]

मोदी चाचा को सलाम, चाचा जी हम डॉक्टर्स ने क्या गलती कर दी जो आप लंदन जा कर भी हमे नही भूले और हमे जुतिया दिया। हां एक गलती तो हमने करी थी जब हम छोटे बच्चे थे कि हमारे मा बाप ने हमसे पूछा था कि बड़े हो कर क्या बनोगे तो हमने तुतली […]

प्रधान मंत्री मोदीजी ने विगत दिन ब्रिटेन में एक उद्बबोधन में ब्राण्ड दवाओं और भारतीय चिकित्सकों पर की गई टिप्पणी पर नीमच के शल्यचिकित्सक डॉक्टर आशीष जोशी की सटीक टिप्पणी ..👇 अवलोकन करे हां , कुछ ऐसा ही हो रहा है भारत के चिकित्सकों की तरफ से । सवर्णों की तरफ से तो आज़ादी से […]

We were always much entertained by a very famous surgeon who would just sit all dressed up in the operation theater. As the worried relatives kept praying in the waiting room, the patient was operated by some other experienced and skilled doctors employed by this ‘famous’ doctor. He would just sit watching TV in his […]

To The Hon PM, Sir, Its always a treat to listen you.Your oratory skills are extra ordinary when you communicatie with Indian diaspora in a foreign country.The way you brand india during your world tours is outstanding and exhilarating. But in your recent address in UK you disappointed and humiliated millions of hard working and […]

20.04.2018 New Delhi Beloved Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modiji The patriarch of the family always speaks about his sons and daughters with pride especially with the strangers. This is our culture. Indian doctors have brought international acclaim and repute due to their world class proficiency and skill. Engaging in small talk  and  maligning the entire […]

आप खुद बना सकते हैं अपने बच्चे को होशियार, संस्कारी और चरित्रवान? कैसे? बता रहीं हैं प्रसिद्व मनोचिकित्सक डाॅ प्रतिभा शर्मा अर्चना शर्मा देहरादून। मनोविज्ञान में हमारे लिए असामान्य और अनुचित व्यवहारों को मनोविकार कहा जाता है। ये धीरे-धीरे बढ़ते जाते हैं। मनोविकारों के बहुत से कारक हैं, जिनमें आनुवांशिकता, कमजोर व्यक्तित्व, सहनशीलता का अभाव, […]

http://www.a4clinics.com 2018-04-14 | Dr. Abha Agrawal, MD The most important thing to understand about pain is that ALL PAIN is actually in our brain, not in our body. What do I mean by this? Let’s say you cut a finger or hurt your leg in an accident. You have nerve fibers in the finger and […]

Here are some traditional Parsi remedies you can try at home: The last one is my Favourite.. 1) *Weakness* Mix one tablespoon of honey and two drops of rose water in alcohol and drink 2) *Cough* Mix honey, powdered black Tellicherry pepper and hot water in alcohol and drink 3) *Cold* Mix warm water in […]

Ancient Indian Science Was Incredibly Advanced Shantanu PrasherMensXP Staff Writer 42K Shares    The credit for almost all the great inventions and discoveries so far has always rested with the Western world. We have read about them in schoolbooks, heard about them on television or in movies and talked about it tirelessly. Sadly, […]

The horizontal and vertical growth in our healthcare system and services can best be summarised from the fact that even after 70 years of Independence, people in rural areas are forced to carry dead bodies on their shoulders while being denied transportation from the respective hospitals. Mohd Naushad Khan | Updated: April 7, 2018, 3:45 […]

The best approach to medico-legal concerns in the physicians’ office is to take timely steps to avoid it. The purpose of this article is to simply lay down direct and precise pointers that can be easily followed by healthcare professionals and establishments in order to avoid litigation and mitigate risk. This article in no manner […]

Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS), Committee on Public Education & Awareness WHO campaign on World Health Day 2017: The theme of World Health Day 2017, celebrated on the 7th of April, was depression. The overall goal of this one-year campaign was that more people with depression, in all countries, seek and get help. Depression is the leading […]