November 2019
From the Desk of Group Editor in Chief
KK Aggarwal

Last month, I attended the World Medical Association (WMA) General Assembly at Tbilisi, Georgia. One of the sessions during the meet discussed mercy killing, a controversial and much debated issue. This reminded me of .... READ MORE


MEDICOLEGAL
KK Aggarwal, Ira Gupta

Can the Consent be Taken a Few Days Before the Procedure?

Recall of informed consent is not affected by the timing of obtaining informed consent before any procedur.... READ MORE


CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
DERMACON

DERMACON International 2019 – India

17-20th January 2019 | Clarks Exotica Convention Resort & Spa, Bengaluru

Focus on Apremilast in Dermatology - The Indian Scenario

Dr DA.... READ MORE


AROUND THE GLOBE

Agreement to Eliminate trans-fatty Acids from Industrial Food Production Aims to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease

A new plan to reduce cardiovascular disease by eliminating trans-fatty acids from industrial food production b.... READ MORE


Spiritual Update
KK Aggarwal

Somebody once asked Lord Buddha, “After meditating for years, I have not been able to gain anything.” Then Lord Buddha asked, “Did you lose anything?” The disciple said, “Yes, I lost my anger, desires, expectations an.... READ MORE


Lighter reading
Lighter Side of Medicine

Dad’s reply

A teenage boy had just passed his driving test and inquired of his father as to when they could discuss his use of the car.

His father said he’d make a deal with his son: “You bring yo.... READ MORE


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Inspirational Story

Once a man had a dream in which his hands and feet and mouth and brain all began to rebel against his stomach.

“You good–for–nothing sluggard!” the hands said. “We work all day long, sawing and hammering and l.... READ MORE


MEDICAL VOICE FOR POLICY CHANGE

Health Minister launches WHO India Country Cooperation Strategy 2019-2023

“The country is passing through a phase of not only transition, but also immense productive transformation in the health sector”. This .... READ MORE


Clinical Study
Rita Sinha, Sadhna Singh

Despite legislation passed against teenage marriages, teenage pregnancy is still common. Teenage pregnant mothers form a high-risk group since their cardiovascular, endocrine, reproductive and psychological development.... READ MORE


Clinical Study
Alka Gahlot, ML Swarankar, Ravikant Soni

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate retrospectively the efficacy of  ultrasound-guided embryo transfer method on pregnancy and implantation rate a.... READ MORE


Case Report
J Ilankumaran, Saritha K Narayanan, S Periasammy

Abstract

Dapsone hypersensitivity syndrome (DHS) is an idiosyncratic adverse effect caused by dapsone. It is a kind of drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome and involves a triad of eruptions, fever and organ involvement l.... READ MORE


Case Report
Sudip Kumar Ghosh, Debabrata Bandyopadhyay, Susmit Haldar

Abstract

Introduction: Contact with a jellyfish can cause a wide variety of conditions, ranging from cutaneous eruption to fatal cardiovascular and.... READ MORE


Case Report
Sanjeet Kumar Singh, Mona Lisa, Ashish Ranjan Singh, Amit Kumar Sinha, Anita Kumar

Abstract

Small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the cervix is a rare and very aggressive tumor. The behavior of this rare malignancy is different from that of squamous cell carcinomas, with a high propensity for nodal and .... READ MORE


Case Report
Sarthak Shah, Amir Zangiabadi

Abstract

We report a complete atrioventricular (AV) block associated with lacosamide. Lacosamide is an antiepileptic medication that blocks the sodium channels of m.... READ MORE


Case Report
BL Kumawat, Chandrajeet Singh Ranawat, Divya Goel

Abstract

Leukoencephalopathy is a progressive white matter disease of brain primarily occurring as a result of various exogenous and endogenous causes. Chemotherape.... READ MORE


Review Article
Priti Nanda Sibal

Abstract

Diabetes is one of the biggest global health emergencies of the 21st century. Overall, 425 million people worldwide are estimated to have diabetes, with India being home to.... READ MORE


Review Article
Alka Gahlot

Abstract

Normal delivery confers a wide range of benefits for both, the mother and offspring. Yet, in many cases, cesarean section becomes an indication, for instan.... READ MORE


Rti Analysis
KK Aggarwal, Ira Gupta

A drug can be restricted in modern medicine but not in Ayush systems of medicine.

Prescription drugs in Ayurveda are classified under Schedule E(1), which includes poisonous substances under Ayurvedic (including Siddha) and Unani System of.... READ MORE


Rti Analysis
KK Aggarwal, Ira Gupta

A drug can be available in Ayurvedic preparations but not approved in modern medicine.

Marijuana is another name for cannabis obtained from the Cannabis plant, Cannabis sativa. It is mainly used as charas, hashish, ganja and bhang.... READ MORE


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Short communication
Amit Agrawal, Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar, Ravish Keni

Acute pain can be one cause to visit emergency services, while chronic pain is also a cause to seek medical attention. Acute pain can be a sequel of surgical intervention and poorly managed postoperative pain can becom.... READ MORE


HCFI Round Table Minutes
KK Aggarwal, Meenakshi Datta Ghosh

Minutes of the Second Meeting, held 17th May 2019 at 4 pm, at the PHD Chambers of Commerce and Industry, PHD House, Siri Fort Institutional Area, August Kranti Marg, New Delhi-110016

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