Dr. P K Gupta was born and brought up in the small hill town of Dehradun, in the foot hills of Himalayas. His early education was in St. Thomas High school followed by him graduating to MBBS from the third oldest medical college in India, the famous SN Medical College Agra. He pursued his residency […]

The viral video on vaccine that is circulating on the social media I reviewed the video after I received it from multiple sources. I call it sensational content, sensational because it provokes the animal within us and makes us drop the rationality of reasoning. It happens to almost all of us unless we ignore it […]

INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (HQs.)(Registered under the Societies Act XXI of 1860)Mutually Affiliated with the British & Nepal Medical AssociationsI.M.A. House, Indraprastha Marg, New Delhi-110 002Telephones: +91-11-2337 0009 (10 lines), 23378680 / +91-9999116375, 9999116376, Fax: +91-11-23379470Website: http://www.ima-india.org ; Email: hsg@ima-india.orgNational PresidentDr. Sharad Kr. Agarwal+91-9717111942 np@ima-india.orgImmediate Past National PresidentDr. Sahajanand Pd. Singh+91-9334118698 sahajsurgery.phulwarisharif@gmail.comHonorary Secretary GeneralDr. Anilkumar J. […]

Came across nice article, especially for Doctors ‘Do you practice?’‘Have you stopped seeing patients?’‘Ohh, you work only in clinic, not in hospital?’‘ All the time you are seen at some places’‘Look at xyz, how big hospital he /she built. What are you doing?’Look at abc. How famous doctor he is. Why don’t you become like […]

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Why did the strategy for significantly increasing BA.4 and BA.5 neutralizing antibodies using a bivalent vaccine fail? The most likely explanation is imprinting. The immune systems of people immunized with the bivalent vaccine, all of whom had previously been vaccinated, were primed to respond to the ancestral strain of SARS-CoV-2. (Collated by CovidRxExchange) They therefore […]

August 2017 National Cancer Grid Guidelines for Stocking and Dispensing Essential Narcotic Drugs in Medical Institutions NCG Palliative Care CommitteeCompiled in August 2017 by Nandini Vallath, M R Rajagopal, Tripti Tandon Disclaimer The information provided below is under review by the central government, at the time of writing this chapter. The reader is requested to […]

August 2017 National Cancer Grid Guidelines for Stocking and Dispensing Essential Narcotic Drugs in Medical Institutions NCG Palliative Care Committee Compiled in August 2017 by Nandini Vallath, M R Rajagopal, Tripti Tandon Disclaimer The information provided below is under review by the central government, at the time of writing this chapter. The reader is requested […]

Dr Veena Aggarwal, Consultant Womens’ Health, CMD and Editor-in-Chief, IJCP Group & Medtalks Trustee, Dr KK’s Heart Care Foundation of India 23 January 2023 Covid-19 patients are 81 times more likely to die during the acute phase of the illness, according to a study published in the journal Cardiovascular Research. This risk remained high by […]

Supplementary appendixThis appendix formed part of the original submission and has been peer reviewed. We post it as supplied by the authors.Supplement to: Faust JS, Renton B, Chen AJ, et al. Uncoupling of all-cause excess mortality from COVID-19 cases in a highly vaccinated state. Lancet Infect Dis 2022; published online Aug 22. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(22)00547-3. Table of […]

OPEN ACCESS EDITED BY Mairaj Ahmed Ansari, Jamia Hamdard University, India REVIEWED BY Tinhinane Fali, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), France Bibhiti Das, University of Mississippi Medical Center, United States *CORRESPONDENCE Paddy Ssentongo pssentongo@pennstatehealth.psu.edu SPECIALTY SECTION This article was submitted to Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Prevention, a section of the […]

Brain Research validates concepts propounded by Patanjali in Yoga Sutras. Posted on November 8, 2020 by nsraghavan Scientists have been preoccupied for centuries trying to understand consciousness. Even today, it remains one of the most important unanswered questions of modern neuroscience. Nevertheless, there are several insights on this subject that have been well researched and accepted by scientific community. […]

Their definition of long COVID is a condition in which a child or young person has symptoms (at least one of which is a physical symptom) that: 1.Have continued or developed after a diagnosis of COVID-19 (confirmed with one or more positive COVID tests) 2.Impact their physical, mental or social wellbeing The definition, published in […]

DALIAN, China — Around 900 million people in China, or 64% of the population, had contracted COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic (collated by CovidRxExchange) as of Wednesday, according to a report by local researchers. Cumulative deaths since December have topped 345,000, and are expected to (collated by CovidRxExchange) reach 1.7 million by the […]

OPINIONGUEST ESSAYThere Has Never Been a Better Time to Be ShortJan. 1, 2023ImageAn illustration of primates evolving into men on a green background.Credit…Illustration by Sam Whitney/The New York Times; images by Man_Half-tube, via Getty ImagesBy Mara AltmanMs. Altman is a writer and the author of “Gross Anatomy.”Leer en españolSign up for the Opinion Today newsletter […]

The new england journal of medicine Original ArticleAntibody Status and Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Health Care WorkersS.F. Lumley, D. O’Donnell, N.E. Stoesser, P.C. Matthews, A. Howarth, S.B. Hatch, B.D. Marsden, S. Cox, T. James, F. Warren, L.J. Peck, T.G. Ritter, Z. de Toledo, L. Warren, D. Axten, R.J. Cornall, E.Y. Jones, D.I. Stuart, G. […]

LOOTERAS AND THE ‘LOOTED’by Dr. Pranav Kodial, Dahanu “Looteras! That’s what these doctors are, I tell you. Thieves, in white coats.” The big-moustached gentleman in his early-sixties concluded his outburst with a loud snort. His friend sitting opposite him agreed wholeheartedly. I was in the train, en route to my hospital. These two gentlemen were […]

National Youth Day12th January 2023Best wishes onSwami Vivekanand Jayanti“विकवित युिा; विकवित भारत”Youth (15-29 years) comprise 27 % ofour population.Let us rededicate ourselves compassionately towards theirEmotional & Mental Health.1 Stress Management in YouthDr. Deepak RathodSenior Psychiatrist & Management TrainerStress is the general term applied to the pressure people feel in life. No one is immune to […]

Before 1979 no expiry date was mentioned on medicines, this practice started in USA in 1979. An article shared by Dr Mohsin Jaffer of Florida, USA_ DO MEDICINES REALLY EXPIRE OR ARE WE TAKEN FOR A RIDE? By Richard Altschuler If a bottle of Tylenol, (Paracetamol) for example, says something like “Do not use after […]

डॉक्टर साहब का हेयर सलून————————-(व्यंग्य)डॉक्टर्स में बढ़ती बेरोज़गारी से तंग आकर एक चिकित्सक ने हेयर सलून खोलने का विचार किया।चूँकि उन्होंने कुछ वर्ष मेडिकल प्रोफेशन में भी हाथ पैर मारे थे इसलिए वहाँ सीखी तकनीक को यहाँ लागू करने का निश्चय किया।सलून के लिए सबसे पहले बैंक से भारी भरकम लोन लिया और अंतर्राष्ट्रीय तकनीक […]

WORKING TOGETHER Bridging the Gap Between Medical Practitioners and LGBTIQA FOR FREE DISTRIBUTION BINDUMADHAV KHIRE WORKING TOGETHER Bridging the Gap between Medical Practitioners and LGBTIQA FOR FREE DISTRIBUTION Bindumadhav Khire Published by: Bindumadhav Khire WORKING TOGETHER Bridging the Gap between Medical Practitioners and LGBTIQA Bindumadhav Khire ISBN Paperback: 978-93-5620-586-4 Published by: Bindumadhav Khire Printers: Pratima […]

बुजुर्गो को चूहा मत बनाइये… एक आश्चर्यजनक रीति चल पड़ी है, बुजुर्ग बीमार हुए, एम्बुलेंस बुलाओ, जेब के अनुसार 3 स्टार या 5 स्टार अस्पताल ले जाओ, ICU में भर्ती करो और फिर जैसा जैसा डाक्टर कहता जाए, मानते जाओ। और अस्पताल के हर डाक्टर, कर्मचारी के सामने आप कहते है कि “पैसे की चिंता […]

Flatulence – How to approach: Dr. YK Amdekar A A A Flatulence is a common problem in the community presenting as abdominal bloating or discomfort, excessive farting or burping. Diet and lifestyle-related issues predominate in apparently healthy persons. However, flatulence of sudden onset or as a persistent symptom in a sick individual demands further evaluation to rule […]

Dopamine is the pleasure hormone. But there is something called ‘Dopamine Addiction’!  What is it and what to do about it. A small informative 🧵  ▶️Must know for children and young adults! https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/ads?client=ca-pub-3755072543989337&output=html&h=345&adk=2358440988&adf=682516099&pi=t.aa~a.1636740372~rp.4&w=414&lmt=1672725047&rafmt=1&to=qs&pwprc=7152865607&format=414×345&url=https%3A%2F%2Fthreadreaderapp.com%2Fthread%2F1609903897207881729.html&fwr=1&pra=3&rpe=1&resp_fmts=3&sfro=1&wgl=1&fa=40&dt=1672725047814&bpp=5&bdt=2682&idt=-M&shv=r20221207&mjsv=m202212050101&ptt=9&saldr=aa&abxe=1&cookie=ID%3De5eff5a918198327-227950be27d90014%3AT%3D1672725047%3ART%3D1672725047%3AS%3DALNI_MbU0i8BOXKHUC7Dy_6tVw32wsIEyg&gpic=UID%3D00000b9cbe9a164a%3AT%3D1672725047%3ART%3D1672725047%3AS%3DALNI_MYkzeXl26entAmjXJPT0XIeliEU-g&prev_fmts=0x0&nras=2&correlator=2410070077137&frm=20&pv=1&ga_vid=717969347.1672725047&ga_sid=1672725047&ga_hid=974093834&ga_fc=1&u_tz=330&u_his=1&u_h=736&u_w=414&u_ah=736&u_aw=414&u_cd=32&u_sd=3&adx=0&ady=652&biw=414&bih=628&scr_x=0&scr_y=0&eid=44759875%2C44759926%2C44759837%2C31071219%2C31071269%2C44780792&oid=2&pvsid=1295781588916473&tmod=1799169255&nvt=1&ref=https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2F&eae=0&fc=1920&brdim=0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C414%2C0%2C414%2C736%2C414%2C628&vis=1&rsz=%7C%7Cs%7C&abl=NS&fu=128&bc=31&ifi=2&uci=a!2&btvi=1&fsb=1&xpc=pUUBdjOmo5&p=https%3A//threadreaderapp.com&dtd=38 Dopamine plays a key role in the brain’s reward and pleasure centers & is involved in a wide range of behaviors & […]

(Published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary) Government of IndiaMinistry of Chemicals and FertilizersDepartment of PharmaceuticalsNational Pharmaceutical Pricing AuthorityNew Delhi, the 19th December, 2022ORDERS. O. 5938(E):- In exercise of the powers conferred by paragraphs 4, 6, 10, 11, 14, 16, 17 and 18 of the Drugs (Prices Control) […]

(Published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary) Government of India Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers Department of Pharmaceuticals National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority New Delhi, the 19th December, 2022 ORDER S. O. 5938(E):- In exercise of the powers conferred by paragraphs 4, 6, 10, 11, 14, 16, 17 and […]

Savior sibling A savior baby or savior sibling is a child who is conceived in order to provide a stem cell transplant to a sibling that is affected with a fatal disease, such as cancer or Fanconi anemia, that can best be treated by hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.  The savior sibling is conceived through in vitro fertilization. Fertilized zygotes are tested for genetic compatibility (human leukocyte […]

Support E Voting If ours is not a profession how then can it be a noble profession ? The fundamental Characteristics of a Profession as opposed to a trade is that a profession has to have professional autonomy and is self regulatory. Various laws and their interpretation by judiciary have removed both these key features. […]

AS INTRODUCED IN THE RAJYASABHA             THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR CONTROLLING MEDICAL INFLATION BILL, 2022   A     BILL   to provide for the establishment of a National Commission for Controlling Medical Inflation in order to monitor, regulate and standardise the rising costs of medicines, medical diagnostic tests and […]

I found this simple explanation of the Covid situation by Prof.Dr.Rajkumar, quite useful. Circulated in our official hospital WA group. (1/4)  https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/ads?client=ca-pub-3755072543989337&output=html&h=294&adk=270366720&adf=903839353&pi=t.aa~a.1636733229~rp.4&daaos=1671757558957&w=384&lmt=1671763906&nsk=c4d57657&rafmt=11&pwprc=7152865607&ad_type=text_image&format=384×294&url=https%3A%2F%2Fthreadreaderapp.com%2Fthread%2F1605958005702688768.html&pra=3&wgl=1&fa=26&dt=1671763906610&bpp=2&bdt=3584&idt=2&shv=r20221207&mjsv=m202212010101&ptt=9&saldr=aa&abxe=1&cookie=ID%3Dd664c4333f88d27a-22cadb2f03d9001c%3AT%3D1671763906%3ART%3D1671763906%3AS%3DALNI_MY1R4h2YcovTLlMucVS2u1sOz2Jhg&gpic=UID%3D00000b96294650d9%3AT%3D1671763906%3ART%3D1671763906%3AS%3DALNI_MYtEstekuTD1iT_oA-RXciY19NL7w&prev_fmts=0x0%2C414x345&nras=3&correlator=4134976426559&frm=20&pv=1&ga_vid=899582711.1671763905&ga_sid=1671763906&ga_hid=1415819771&ga_fc=1&u_tz=330&u_his=1&u_h=736&u_w=414&u_ah=736&u_aw=414&u_cd=32&u_sd=3&adx=15&ady=1457&biw=414&bih=628&scr_x=0&scr_y=0&eid=44759875%2C44759926%2C44759842%2C31071167%2C44780792&oid=2&pvsid=620000973629267&tmod=2039653517&nvt=1&ref=https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2F&eae=0&fc=1792&brdim=0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C414%2C0%2C414%2C736%2C414%2C628&vis=1&rsz=%7C%7Cs%7C&abl=NS&fu=128&bc=31&ifi=3&uci=a!3&btvi=2&fsb=1&xpc=tzppwb9LMJ&p=https%3A//threadreaderapp.com&dtd=53 Prof. Dr. Rajkumar of Tamilnadu, is a reliable source on this subject. So, I hv forwarded it here.

[Downloaded free from http://www.worldsocpsychiatry.org on Wednesday, December 21, 2022, IP:]ViewpointThe Culture of Bullying in Medical Training Must StopAbstractAmong the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics professions, medical training continues to carry remnants of the medieval concept of apprenticeship. A lingering hangover of apprenticeship in medicine is the culture of teaching through shame, embarrassment, and humiliation […]

Fact Check-No evidence COVID-19 Omicron XBB variant has higher mortality rate, or is five times more ‘toxic,’ than Delta  By Reuters Fact Check Social media users in Singapore are copy-pasting a text post which warns that the COVID-19 Omicron XBB variant, first discovered in August, is five times more “toxic” and has a higher mortality rate […]

𝗠𝗕𝗕𝗦.Every medical student aspires for this degree. But what does MBBS stand for?*🤔We owe it to the Bombay UniversityIn 1906, it began awarding MB, & BS — an acronym for Medicine Baccalaureus, & Bachelor of Surgery. This Latin and English hybrid became MBBS. Baccalaureus in MBBS has an interesting etymology.It comes from Latin bacca (“berry”) […]

The Commercialization of Medical industry Practicing since more than 25 years i wondered why its not the same as the wonderful days of the past.Patients, Governments, Insurance companies trust has reduced towards the medical Fraternity.The portrayal of doctors and hospitals as commercial and fraud is common.Out of pocket expenses often leads to violence. What has […]

Recent professional conduct regulations by the National Medical Commission NMC for registered medical practitioners RMPs are penned down in this article. The Ethics and Medical Registration Board (EMRB) of the National Medical Commission (NMC) has released draft rules entitled “National Medical Commission, Registered Medical Practitioner (Professional Conduct) Regulations 2022.” The proposed regulations include a broad […]


· Tumarken crisis (macula destruction-linear balance is lost) · Holman Miller sign/ Antral sign on CT frog like facies · Lhermitte’s sign · Prominent arytenoids · Floppy aryepiglottic fold · Turban epiglottis · Mouse nibbled ulcers OBSTETRICS · Psoriasis SIGNS IN MEDICINE.. How many you remeber 😅

Little long, but please do read – 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 […]

BEGINNER’S GUIDE FOR SYSTEMATIC REVIEWSA step by step guide to conduct systematic reviews and Meta-Analysis(An ICMR Publication)Anju Sinha, Geetha R. Menon, Denny John ForewordI am happy to write this foreword for Beginner’s Guide for Systematic Reviews. This book is mainly aimed at public health and social science researchers for undertaking systematic reviews. The aim of […]

1Role of Professional Societies and Whither IAPP? * Anirudh Kala**I am sure many of you have read the story of Rip Van Winkle. He was a Dutch villager living in America in the eighteenth century during the colonial era. One day, as the story goes, he met some strangers carrying kegs of liquor and helped […]

Vivek Chauhan, Rajesh Sharma, and Suman Thakur Additional article information Sir, Tobacco smoking is quite common in all sections of Indian society and two main forms of tobacco are cigarette and biri. Biri is formed by stuffing tobacco inside tendu leaves and tied with a thread at one end. Biri has no filter, and to […]

A Real Princess and Her Ferrari!© Dr. Rajas Deshpande “Make way! The princess is coming in her Ferrari” said Mr. Rajender Suri, and indeed, people made way for them to pass by! Just as I had stopped believing that real life love stories with princes and princesses can still weave magic, I met the Suri […]

Let’s aim to be fortunate Dr. Wada in Japan advocates calling people over 70 years old as “fortunate people” rather than “elderly people”. He summed up the secret of 70-year-olds becoming “lucky ones” into “42 sentences” Seniors over the age of 70 do not need regular physical examinations because the “standard of health” varies from […]

We all know that ‘To err is human’, but did you know that a recent study by the Harvard University showed that more than 50 lakh patients die in India every year due to medical errors triggered by lack of practical knowledge among the doctors and nurses to handle patients when brought to the hospital. […]

Decoding Six Basic Emotions From Functional Brain Connectivity Patterns FeaturedNeuroscience ·November 21, 2022 Summary: Whole brain functional connectivity patterns successfully classified six basic emotions from neutral expressions. Source: Science China Press Emotions are an important part of human intelligence. Identifying specific emotional categories from complex neural patterns (i.e., the neural decoding of emotional information) is a key […]

Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) STANDARD TREATMENT GUIDELINES 2022 Coping with Stress in Adolescents Lead Author Swati Y Bhave Co-Authors Jayshree, Sandeep Kavade Under the Auspices of the IAP Action Plan 2022 Remesh Kumar R IAP President 2022 Vineet Saxena Upendra Kinjawadekar Piyush Gupta IAP President-Elect 2022 IAP President 2021 IAP HSG 2022–2023 © Indian […]

DISULFIRAM CONSENTPatient name: Age:Sex: M/F Consultant: Dept/Unit: UHID:Information for patient:● Disulfiram is a medication that is used to help prevent relapse to alcohol.● The body is not able to process alcohol while taking disulfiram. This includes even very smalldoses that may be absorbed from perfume/deodorant, hand sanitizer, mouth washes, gargles, tonics, ayurvedic/homeopathic medicines, food items […]

The day is not far when Doctor’s trust in Doctor will also erode. Are We really running out of patients..? I wanted to become a doctor as I thought this is one profession where we are making a change and taking away someone’s suffering. But over years the trust in the profession and the pride […]

THE DARK SIDE OF BEING A DOCTOR “Loneliness” Profound loneliness. You can be surrounded by friends, family and colleagues, but in reality, you are quite alone. If your family does not consist of doctors, they hardly understand the difficulties that you go through. They sympathize with you, yet are unable to grasp the reality of […]