Daily Archives: 16/10/2020

serious neuropsychiatric effects of covid

From acute delirium to long term fatigue, covid-19 has serious neuropsychiatric effects Viral infections of the respiratory tract can have multisystemic effects, including on the central nervous system (CNS), and thus may precipitate a spectrum of psychiatric and neurological disorders.1 Some patients with covid-19 are now known to develop various CNS abnormalities with potentially serious […]


*Dr. Hans Selye*

*HISTORY TODAY IN MEDICINE* *OCTOBER* 1⃣6⃣ *Dr. Hans Selye*   *Jan 26, 1907 – Oct 16, 1982* 💠Hungarian-Canadian Endocrinologist 💠Father of the Field of Stress Research His contributions… 🔹Selye studied medicine at *German Medical School* in Prague and later earned a Doctorate in organic chemistry during 1929. 🔹After completion of his studies, he emigrated to United […]

The story of anaesthesia credit to *Dr HS Adenwalla*

When one goes through the history of the birth of anaesthesia one wonders why anaesthesia did not come to us as early as the year 1800- a good 50 years before it actually did! In 1800 the celebrated English chemist, Sir Humphrey Davy had relieved the pain of an infected tooth by inhaling Nitrous Oxide. […]