Daily Archives: 28/07/2018

25 points for clinicians

👏 👏👏 Dear friends posting 25 points which I feel every clinician should follow; 1. Do not prescribe medicines for more then 30 days even for out station patients. Out station patients demanding late follow up should be referred to a fellow consultant based at new address or nearby Medical College specialty Dept 2. For […]

NMC

Just Released: Much awaited report from the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the National Medical Commission, 2017 Committee proposes to move forward with the NMC Bill, 2017 with substantial recommendations on the Constitution of the NMC, regulation of fees in Medical colleges, the National exit exam and role of States in approving medical colleges The Department-related […]

Ultrasound and dementia

Japanese scientists have found that applying ultrasound waves to the brain can improve cognitive dysfunction – and possibly combat dementia. The research found that applying low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) to the brains of mice improved blood vessel formation and nerve cell regeneration without having obvious side effects. The research, which was conducted by scientists at Tohoku […]

Deception in research

Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Marcia Angell is the author of The Truth About the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It. But more to the point, she’s also the former Editor-in-Chief at the New England Journal of Medicine, arguably one of the most respected medical journals on earth. But after reading […]

NMC BILL

To, Shri. Ram Gopal Yadav Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health, Government of India, New Delhi. Subject: Suggestions/Objections to National Medical Council Bill, 2017 (hereinafter referred to as “NMC Bill”) Introduction:- The idea of reforming and revamping the MCI took root in the Independence Day speech of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 2009. The […]

Banned drugs

Complete list of 344 drugs banned by the Ministry of Health Family welfare Complete list of 344 drugs banned from today in the market A gazette notification by Ministry of Health and d drugsFamily Welfare has banned 344 medicines of fixed drug combinations. The Health Ministry banned 344 fixed drug combinations through a gazette notification. […]