Monthly Archives: January 2016

post traumatic diabetes insipidus

Dear All, My colleague, Dr. Mistry and I had just about finished an inguinal hernioraphy. A couple of skin stitches were required to finish the operation. I had a dynamic theatre sister, a sister Octavia who had her eyes all over the hospital. Straight from the casualty on a stretcher she brought in a patient […]

College Students’ Internet Addiction Has Mixed Effects on Families By Janice Wood

College Students’ Internet Addiction Have Mixed Effects on Their Families There’s good news and bad news for college students who are addicted to the Internet, according to a new study. On one hand, the Internet helps keep them connected to their families when they are apart. But when they are together, their family complains about […]

How much alcohol intake is “normal”?

I regularly have patients who drink a fair amount of alcohol but do not think they should try to reduce the amount they consume. If I gently try to introduce the idea that maybe the amount they are drinking is a bit on the higher side and maybe they should cut back a little, they […]

give your day a healthier start.

We bring you some unusual advice on how to shake up your rising routine and give your day a healthier start. Try mixing up your morning routine for some surprising health boosts. You shouldn’t, for instance, use toothpaste or make your bed, but you certainly should have sex. Kiss and make out: Research suggests that […]

Types of suicidal behaviors

So many different types of behaviors are sometimes referred to as suicide attempts. The lack of clarity and agreement about what to call different types of suicidal behaviors is a problem clinically and in clinical research. But there is a difference between an Actual Attempt, an Interrupted Event, an Aborted Attempt, and Preparatory Acts/Behavior. Suicide […]

2030 तक भारत में एक लाख (10 लाख )अतिरिक्त एमबीबीएस डॉक्टरों होगा; 

2030 तक भारत में एक लाख (10 लाख ) अतिरिक्त एमबीबीएस डॉक्टरों होगा; वर्तमान में प्रति वर्ष 50,000 @ उत्पादन किया जा रहा। डॉक्टरों की कमी की धारणा के विपरीत, नए योग्य चिकित्सकों की एक बड़ी संख्या भारत में स्वास्थ्य क्षेत्र में मानव संसाधन में होने के कारण कुप्रबंधन के लिए बेकार की स्थिति में […]

अपने दिल की देखभाल करने के लिए एक आम आदमी के लिए अंगूठे नियम क्या हैं

देवी शेट्टी के साथ चैटDr.Devi शेट्टी, नारायण हृदयालय (हार्ट विशेषज्ञ) बंगलौर के साथ दुबई sheikA चैट अपने कर्मचारियों के लिए विप्रो द्वारा आयोजित किया गया। चैट की प्रतिलिपि नीचे दी गई है। हर किसी के लिए उपयोगी है Qn: अपने दिल की देखभाल करने के लिए एक आम आदमी के लिए अंगूठे नियम क्या हैं? […]

आहार / नींद की गुणवत्ता

आहार मोटापा, हृदय रोग और कई अन्य शर्तों के अपने जोखिम को प्रभावित करने, स्वास्थ्य के लिए सबसे महत्वपूर्ण योगदान है। अब, एक नए अध्ययन से क्या हम भी खाने, सोने की गुणवत्ता के लिए महत्वपूर्ण प्रभाव पड़ता है कि दावा किया है। [एक महिला को सो नहीं पा] शारीरिक और मानसिक ऊर्जा को पुनर्स्थापित […]

Storytelling Medicine: You of All the People in the World

Copyright 2014 by Susan Miranda. I had decided that you of all the people in the world could be there when I die, and now you cannot be in my life at all. For about a year, I had felt that I possibly had some terminal illness. Not being inclined to go see a doctor, […]

Doctors need to learn about dying, too

By Susan Svrluga January 15    Dr. Michael Nisco (Photo courtesy of Michael Nisco) Michael Nisco (Courtesy of author) Doctors will finally be reimbursed for talking about death with their terminally ill patients, but, Michael Nisco argues, very few of them know how to do that. Nisco, the hospice national medical director for Amedisys Home […]

Nazi Extermination of Mental Illness

 Dr. BlumenfieldAbout the Blog 30Dec2009Year End Reflection on Those Taken From UsThere are certain times of the year such as religious holidays, anniversaries and the New Year where I find myself reflecting on those people who are no longer with us. As we come to a new year and the end of the first decade […]

When Breath Becomes Air,”

In May of 2013, the Stanford University neurosurgical resident Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with Stage IV metastatic lung cancer. He was thirty-six years old. In his two remaining years—he died in March of 2015—he continued his medical training, became the father to a baby girl, and wrote beautifully about his experience facing mortality as a […]

diet could have implications for sleep quality.

Diet is one of the most important contributors to health, affecting our risk of obesity, heart disease and numerous other conditions. Now, a new study claims that what we eat also has important implications for sleep quality.[A woman unable to sleep] Published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, the study suggests that eating foods […]


Since its invention by a French doctor 200 years ago, this device has become the unique identifier for clinical practitioners. A stethoscope wrapped around the collar of a white-coat medico tethers the patients easily to them. However, the tether is reportedly being frayed. Let us get into the most happening discussion of the time among […]

showing vulnerabilities 

A psychiatrist named Tom, would employ one of three tactics when he first met a new patient: Either he’d drop a pencil, tell a bad joke or spill his coffee.  Presumably, Tom’s patients had already been impressed by the diplomas on his wall, which signaled his competence and credibility. Now Tom’s goal was to demonstrate […]


Dr. Pk Gupta  Jan 04 2016 What Is The Treatment For Resistant Urinary Tract Infection Nephrology Internal Medicine UrologyVotes(0) Answers(6) Viewed 120 Times One 72 year old male, hypertensive non-diabetic, non-smoker patient presented with sleepiness and confusion 5 years ago. On investigation he had urinary tract infection with pus cell count of over 100 per hpf. […]


  one 72 year old male,hypertensive non diabetic non smoker, patient presented with sleepiness and confusion 5 years ago. On investigation he had urinary tract infection with pus cell count of over 100 per hpf. He also had elevated serum creatinine . Repeated ultrasound abdomen revealed slight prostatomegaly with pvr of 50 to 70 ml, […]

dara shikoh majma ul behrain

Dara Shikuh: Majma‘ ul-Bahrain or the Mingling of the Two Oceans [of Islam and Hinduism] Introduction: Dara Shikoh (1615-1659) was the eldest son the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. He was educated as heir apparent but developed since his youth a strong interest in esoteric aspects of Islam and in mysticism which brought him since his […]

Biruni’s Description of the Caste System in the 11th Century

Introduction: Al-Biruni (Alberuni, A.D. 973-1048) was one of the greatest universal geniuses of his age. Born in Khwarazm (today Uzbekistan), he wrote more than hundred books in various disciplines of science and humanities. In 1017, after the conquest of Khwarazm by Mahmud he was taken as a highly honoured “state prisoner” to Ghazna where he […]