Monthly Archives: February 2013

all mental illness have common genes

The biggest study yet into genetics and mental health has come up with a stunning result: The five most common mental illnesses — autism, attention deficit disorder, bipolar disease, schizophrenia and major depression — all have a common genetic root. The finding, published in the journal Lancet on Wednesday, may eventually lead to a complete […]

Do Steroids Cause Uncontrollable Rage?

Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been charged with pre-meditated murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. At his bail hearings, South African investigating officer Hilton Botha testified that he found two boxes of drugs that could be testosterone, and needles in Pistorius’ bedroom. PISTORIUS DENIES MURDER: Pistorius claims that he mistakenly killed […]

the path to love by dr deepak chopra

The Internet has taken up the slack from print media by offering tips on love and relationships, which pop up on home pages, in tweets and in news teasers many times a day. If the secret to lasting romance could be shared like a recipe for cinnamon buns, our problems would be over. But love […]

Bounce back from setback dr bhachech

Bounce back from setback After a disgraced alcoholic made fashion headlines like he used to at New York Fashion Week, we were inspired to talk strategies on making a dream comeback after fortune’s blow –Teja Lele Desai It may be the New York success story of a British designer who hurt the Jewish and was saved […]


Hydrocephalus is a build-up of fluid on the brain. The excess fluid puts pressure on the brain, which can cause it to be damaged. The damage to the brain can result in a wide range of symptoms, including: Headache Being sick Blurred vision Difficulty walking Hydrocephalus can usually be treated using a piece of equipment […]

How doctors can spot patients likely to sue

How doctors can spot patients likely to sue.

How doctors can spot patients likely to sue

  PROFESSION [Illustration by Gilbert Ford /] How doctors can spot patients likely to sue Knowing what types of patients are more lawsuit prone can help reduce physicians’ liability risks. By ALICIA GALLEGOS, amednews staff. Posted Feb. 4, 2013. PRINT| E-MAIL| RESPOND| REPRINTS|  SHARE  Medical liability defense attorney Michael J. Sacopulos often hears physicians speak in hindsight about […]

Private Practice’

‘Why I’m Leaving Private Practice’ ‘Why I’m Leaving Private Practice’ January 29, 2013 | Work/Life Balance, Career, Healthcare Reform By David Mokotoff, MD Along with the decision to go into medicine, the next most important professional decision a physician makes is when to leave it. As I rapidly approach the Medicare age, there is much to consider. Although my contract […]


  This week, the National Archives here in New Delhi released a set of letters between Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and a close friend from his South African days, Hermann Kallenbach, a German Jewish architect. Cue a set of ludicrous “Gay Gandhi” headlines across the world, wondering whether the fact the Mahatma signed some letters “Sinly […]

delirium tremens

What is delirium tremens? Delirium tremens (the DTs) is a severe reaction to withdrawal from alcohol. Delirium tremens can be deadly. The DTs usually start 24 to 72 hours after a person who is dependent on alcohol either stops or limits drinking. What is the cause? Chronic drinking changes the way the body and brain […]