June 2019
From the Desk of Group Editor in Chief
Dr KK Aggarwal

On June 4, the Kerala Health Minister confirmed that a 23-year-old college student admitted to a hospital in Kochi had been infected with the Nipah virus. The results of blood samples of the student, which were tested at the National Institute of .... READ MORE


MEDICOLEGAL
KK Aggarwal, Ira Gupta

Doctors in India, since Vedic time, have been equated to God. No other profession, whether it is priest, lawyers, judges or politicians, occupies the same status as that of the medical doctors. Medical profession is the noblest profession.

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CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

March 01, 2019 | Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel, Powai, Mumbai

Does Diabetes Mellitus Affect Clinical Outcomes in Patients with DES?

Dr Ashwin Mehta, Mumbai

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AROUND THE GLOBE

Healthy Lifestyle Helps Reduce the Risk of Dementia – WHO Guidelines

People can reduce their risk of dementia by getting regular exercise, not smoking, avoidi.... READ MORE


Spiritual Update
KK Aggarwal

The eras of Rama and Krishna represent two different perceptions of life. While Rama taught us the message of truthfulness, Krishna taught us when not to speak the truth and also when speaking a lie is justified.

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Lighter reading

HUMOR

 

Three Professionals

A Mechanical, Electrical and Computer Engineer were riding together to an Engineering Seminar; the car began jerking and shuttering.

The mechanical engineer, said,.... READ MORE



Inspirational Story

When you see a couple fight or having an argument, what is the first thing that comes in your mind?

Probably you think that you will never allow arguments to set in your relationship (especial.... READ MORE


MEDICAL VOICE FOR POLICY CHANGE
Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal

Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal

Maharashtra FDA Asks DCGI to Include Balloon Catheters and Guiding Catheters Under NLEM

The Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reportedly ur.... READ MORE


Clinical Study
Sarah Alam, Mu Rabbani, Ms Zaheer, Muhammad Uwais Ashraf, S Hasan Amir

SARAH ALAM*, MU RABBANI, MS ZAHEER, MUHAMMAD UWAIS ASHRAF#, S HASAN AMIR#

*Senior Resident

Dept. of Endocrinology

All India Institute of Medical S.... READ MORE


Clinical Study
Avinash Shankar, Amresh Shankar, Anuradha Shankar

 *Chairman

National Institute of Health and Research, Warisaliganj (Nawada), Bihar

Director (Hon)

Aarogyam Punarjeevan, Patna, Bihar

Ex-Director, Centre for Indigenous Medi.... READ MORE


Clinical Study
Satish Joharwal, Dhan Raj Bagri, JN Sharma

Abstract

Introduction: Tuberculosis has always remained puzzling to diagnose. Many children with tuberculous meningitis are diagnosed late due to non-availability of rapid and .... READ MORE


Clinical Study
Sheevani, Jaspal Kaur, Kailash Chand, Gomty Mahajan, Shashi Chopra

Abstract

Introduction: Clindamycin (CL) is a lincosamide antibiotic used in staphylococcal infections. It is highly bacteriostatic against Staphylococcus aureus. Clini.... READ MORE


Clinical Study
Meena J Shah, Rakesh K Vyas

Abstract

We attempted this study to evaluate the feasibility and safety of high dose rate intraluminal brachytherapy (HDR-ILBT) in  patients with anal cancer using a surface applicator designed by us and also to deter.... READ MORE


Clinical Study
Mehul Shah, Shreya Shah, Pramod Upadhyay

Abstract

Objective: To compare the incidence of infection and damage done by wooden sticks with that caused by other objects and to evaluate objects causing ocular injury. READ MORE


Clinical Study
Mamta Rani, Parneet Kaur, Khushpreet Kaur, Gurdip Kaur, Satinder Pal Kaur

Abstract

Introduction: The postpartum period presents a critical window of opportunity to provide family planning counseling and methods to women who may not otherwise receive .... READ MORE


Case Report
KA Vivek, N Vijayakumar, R Umarani

Abstract

Hanging is among the most common methods of committing suicide in India, as reported in recent data published by National Crime Records Bureau. Neurological injury in such cases occurs.... READ MORE


Case Report
Ponnathpur Lakshmi, Meena L

Abstract

Lingual thyroid is a rare developmental anomaly caused due to the aberrant embryogenesis during descent of the thyroid gland from the foramen cecum to its pre-laryngeal site. Foreign b.... READ MORE


Case Report
S Saravana Moorthy, N Vijayakumar, R Umarani

Abstract

This article describes a patient who presented with bilateral ptosis following overdose of chloroquine tablet followed by complete recovery after 36 hours of ingestion. Ptosis is quite.... READ MORE


Case Report
Anjani Dixit, Monica Vohra Pandit

Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is a catastrophic condition that occurs when amniotic fluid and fetal tissue enters maternal circulation. It is an unpredictable, unpreventable condition that needs prompt diagnosis so tha.... READ MORE


Case Report
BV Nagabhushana Rao, BVS Raman, Sailesh Modi, M Umamaheswara Rao

Amebiasis is caused by Entamoeba histolytica, a protozoan. Clinical manifestation can be either intestinal or extraintestinal. Over 50 million people are affected annually with a mortality of 1,00,000 people a year.1

He.... READ MORE


Case Report
Avishek Bhadra, Pallab Kumar Mistri, Bandana Biswas, Shilpa Kumari, Sudip Mukherjee

Abstract

Twin pregnancy with one complete hydatidiform mole (CHM) and coexisting live fetus is a very rare condition. It is an obstetric problem, which may put the mother at risk of harmful com.... READ MORE


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