December 2017
GASTROENTEROLGY
VARSHA NARAYANAN*, SUGANDH GOEL†, DHAMMRAJ BORADE†
It is being increasingly recognized that there is a considerable overlap between clinical presentation and symptoms of upper and lower gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. An integral connection of the gut receptors and the brain has also been shown now.... READ MORE

American Family Physician
Bradford T. Winslow, Mary Onysko, Melanie Hebert
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that clinicians screen adults for alcohol misuse and provide persons engaged in risky or hazardous drinking behaviors with brief behavioral counseling to reduce alcohol misuse. However, only a mino.... READ MORE

American Family Physician
Practice Guidelines
Pulmonary hypertension in children is distinct from adult hypertension. It is linked to issues of lung growth and development, and is often related to impaired functional and structural adaptation of pulmonary circulation during transition from fetal.... READ MORE

American Family Physician
Photo Quiz
A 31-year-old man presented with a lesion on his tongue that he first noticed six months earlier as small red dots. His dentist thought it was caused by irritation from his dental bridge. It was painless, but he had some bleeding after brushing his t.... READ MORE

ENDOCRINOLOGY
Bhavana S
Complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (CAIS) is an X-linked recessive rare disorder in which the individual is phenotypically female and genotypically male; a male pseudohermaphrodite. CAIS is suspected when the individual is evaluated for primary.... READ MORE

MEDICOLEGAL
In the Supreme Court of India Civil Appellate Jurisdiction.... READ MORE

Spiritual Update
KK Aggarwal
“I am not my physical body, as I know, once my body dies, nobody wants to touch it.” (Adi Shankaracharya in the Bhaja Govindam).... READ MORE

COMMUNITY MEDICINE
Sunanda R Kulkarni
Objective(s): To study and analyze the maternal deaths occurring due to various causes. Method(s): A retrospective study of maternal deaths occurring due to various causes and to find out the factors responsible for deaths. Results: There were a to.... READ MORE

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