March 2024
Veena Aggarwal
Family Medicine

Research Updates from Around the World

The First Known Death from Alaskapox READ MORE

Guest Editorial
Sanjay Kalra, Leepica Kapoor, Sanagavarapu Deepa, Anmol Rattan
Internal Medicine Public health

Food is the vital breath of living beings.”

Charaka Samhita, Sutra Sthanam XXVII:349.

While n.... READ MORE

Review Article
Sotubo Sotomiwa, Sourabh Sharma, Amisu Mumuni, Odeyemi Ayoola


Glomerulonephritis is one of the leading causes of chronic kidney disease in Nigeria. The pattern of glomerulonephritis is said to be different from other .... READ MORE

Clinical Study
M Priyadharshini, Haritha Sagili, Subhashini Kaliaperumal, Nivedita Jha
Obstetrics and Gynecology


Diabetes complicates a significant proportion of pregnancies, with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) posing a considerable health concern. While the inci.... READ MORE

Clinical Study
Rajesh Kumar Meena, Dhan Raj Bagri, Reena Kumari Meena, Jagdish Singh, Chetan Meena
Obstetrics and Gynecology Pediatrics


Background: In India, every year around 3.5 million babies are born premature, accounting for almost 13% of total live births in the count.... READ MORE

Case Report
BV Nagabhushana Rao, T Sravanthi, R Suneetha, MS Mounica
Family Medicine Internal Medicine


Scrub typhus is an acute febrile illness caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, a Gram-negative intracellular organism transmitted by Leptotrombidi.... READ MORE

Case Report
Gurdeep Kaur, Rahul Metri, Amit Pooria, Abhinav, Rajesh Meena


Introduction: Dyke-Davidoff-Masson syndrome (DDMS) is characterized by seizures, facial asymmetry, contralateral hemiplegia and mental ret.... READ MORE

Brief Communication
Sanjay Kalra, Navneet Agrawal, Ashok Kumar Das
Diabetes & Endocrinology


Modern medicine has recognized prediabetes as a well-characterized syndrome only in the last two decades. However, Ayurveda has clearly described distinct .... READ MORE


Medication errors are a major cause of avoidable harm in health care systems globally and can occur at various stages of their use. In 2006, a report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) titled ‘Preventing Medication Errors’ said, &ldq.... READ MORE

Medical Voice for Policy Change

Minutes of an International Weekly Meeting on Approach to a Patient with Palpitations”

Speaker: Dr Vivek Chaturvedi, MBBS, MD Medicine (AIIMS), DM Cardiol.... READ MORE

Conference Proceedings

LTx for Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure: Don’t Rush It!

Dr Dharmesh Kapoor, Hyderabad

Acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) is a dynamic syndrome associated with very high short-term mortality.... READ MORE

Around The Globe

The Case for Fludrocortisone + Hydrocortisone in Septic Shock

Administration of a combination of fludrocortisone and hydrocortisone reduced mortality by 12% among patients with septic shock compared to hydrocortisone alone.... READ MORE

Spiritual Update

Low self-esteem is the opposite of ego. Supportive psychotherapy is often used to treat depression by improving self-esteem.

Low self-esteem always develops when one compares their skill or knowledge with somebody else. We often forget tha.... READ MORE

Inspirational Story

Once, Buddha was walking from one town to another town with a few of his followers. This was in the initial days. While they were traveling, they happened to pass a lake. They stopped there and Buddha told one of his disciples, “I am thirsty.... READ MORE

Lighter reading



A man is driving down a country road, when he spots Santu standing in the middle of a huge field of grass.

He pulls the car over to the side of the road and notices that S.... READ MORE

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