Daily Archives: 06/01/2020

Dementia

Dr. Prithika Chary discusses how simple investigations can be used to make a differential diagnosis of dementia and with the help of two cases explains the approach taken to diagnose and treat such patients. The DSM – IV criteria for definition of the dementia syndrome are multiple cognitive deficits, including memory impairment and at least […]

Oldest Medical college

  The year 1835 has a special bearing in the history of medical education in India. Two very prestigious and respected medical colleges of India, Calcutta Medical College, Kolkata and Madras Medical College, Chennai admitted students for the first time in 1835. The Calcutta Medical College was not only the first institute to teach modern […]