Daily Archives: 03/03/2020


Nitrate Rich Vegetables Help Boost Muscle Mitochondria A substance called nitrate, which is abundantly found in vegetables like beetroot, spinach and lettuce, boosts the cellular power plants of the muscles, known as the mitochondria. Inorganic nitrate has been linked for half a century to negative health effects, but contrary evidence has emerged more recently. Prior […]


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Covid 19 and india

We also face a new threat. The next epidemic has a good chance of originating on a computer screen of a terrorist intent on using genetic engineering to create a synthetic version of the smallpox virus or a contagious and highly deadly strain of flu. So, the point is that we ignore the strong link […]

Consent in psychiatry

[Downloaded free from http://www.ijmr.org.in on Sunday, March 1, 2020, IP:] Indian J Med Res 151, January 2020, pp 6-9 DOI: 10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_1518_19 Commentary – concept, application & implications Quick Response Code:  In the past few decades, the practice of medicine has moved from a paternalistic view where a doctor decides what is best for […]

Informed consent in psychiatry outpatients

[Downloaded free from http://www.ijmr.org.in on Sunday, March 1, 2020, IP:] Indian J Med Res 151, January pp 35-41 DOI: 10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_1036_18 Smita N. Deshpande1, Nagendra Narayan Mishra6, Triptish Bhatia1, Kiran Jakhar4, Satnam Goyal7, Srikant Sharma2, Ankur Sachdeva5, Mona Choudhary3, Gyan Deep Shah1, Roberto Lewis-Fernandez9 & Sushrut Jadhav8 1Department of Psychiatry, Centre of Excellence in Mental […]

APA Resource Document on QTc Prolongation and Psychotropic Medications

Margo C. Funk, M.D., M.A.,1 Scott R. Beach, M.D.,2,3 Jolene R. Bostwick, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP,4 Christopher M. Celano, M.D.,2,3 Mehrul Hasnain, M.D.,5 Ananda Pandurangi, M.B.B.S., M.D.,6 Abhisek C. Khandai, M.D., M.S.,7 Adrienne Taylor, M.D.,7 James L. Levenson, M.D.,6 Michelle Riba, M.D.,8 and Richard J. Kovacs, M.D.9 APA OFFICIAL ACTIONS Objective: Psychiatrists and other clinicians frequently […]