Monthly Archives: February 2022


ALGORITHMS IN MEDICINE Edition – 2018 Medical Division Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore ALGORITHMS IN MEDICINE Editor – in – chief Air Cmde DS Chadha Editors Gp Capt Kishore Kumar Surg Lt Cdr RN Hiremath Published by Command Hospital (Air Force) Bangalore Edition 2018 Disclaimer The endeavour of editors and authors is provide the readers […]

Long Covid

A patient is examined on a table. A medical provider listens to the patient’s stomach with a stethoscope.A patient with long-lasting symptoms of COVID-19, a condition known as long COVID, gets an exam at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv, Israel. Researchers are wor…Read MorePHOTOGRAPH BY AMIR COHEN, REUTERSSCIENCECORONAVIRUS COVERAGEAs long COVID cases grow, clues emerge […]


रजजस्ट्री स.ं डी.एल.- 33004/99 REGD. No. D. L.-33004/99 स.ं 103] No. 103] CG-DL-E-23022022-233681 असाधारण EXTRAORDINARY भाग III—खण्ड 4 PART III—Section 4 प्राजधकार से प्रकाजित PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY नई ददल्ली, मगं लिार, फरिरी 22, 2022/फाल्गनु 3, 1943 NEW DELHI, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2022/PHALGUNA 3, 1943 राष्ट्रीय आयर्वु िज्ञान आयोग (स्नातकोत्तर आयर्वु िज्ञान जिक्षा बोड)ड अजधसचू ना […]

Career options for MBBS

Career options for MBBS India produces 87000 MBBS every year, 20000 Foreign Medical Graduates come to India every year. Even if only 16% clear the Foreign Medical Graduates exam that still makes the number of qualified and licensed MBBS doctors produced yearly at 70200. Government which is the largest employer has 1750 vacancies every year […]

How to Beat Stress, Fear and Lack of Concentration? 7 Tips For Students Appearing For Board Exams

How to Beat Stress, Fear and Lack of Concentration? 7 Tips For Students Appearing For Board Exams Without being in the classrooms for the last two years students are suddenly appearing for their 10th and 12th standard exams. (Representative image) Many students are anxious about the future and lack concentration. Without being in classrooms for […]

✍ Normal pressure hydrocephalus

‍ 🧩 Medical Mnemonics ✍ Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) refers to a condition of pathologically enlarged ventricular size with normal opening pressures on lumbar puncture. NPH is a form of communicating hydrocephalus and is distinguished from obstructive or noncommunicating hydrocephalus, in which there is a structural blockage of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) circulation within the […]


Psychoneuroimmunology is a multidisciplinary field spanning immunology, psychology and neuro-endocrinology.Developing an understanding of the relationship between psychosocial factors, behaviour, immunity and health is a central focus in psychoneuroimmunology (PNI). A broader point of focus in behavioural medicine (mind-body medicine) is the wellness and ongoing development of the individual on all levels – physical, emotional, mental […]

GUIDELINES FOR PARENTSSuspecting Autism and Care of Children with Autism

Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)GUIDELINES FOR PARENTSSuspecting Autism and Care of Children with AutismConvener: Aparajita Gupta Members: Sharmila B Mukherjee,Samir H Dalwai, Devendra GabaAcknowledgment: Neurodevelopment and Disability Chapter, IAPfor Detection ChartsFAQs on SUSPECTING AUTISM AND CARE OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM My son is 11 months old. He sometimes does not respond to his name when […]

Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) | Guidelines for Parents

How To Take Care of My Child 1. Guidelines for Healthy Eating and Junk Food 2. Guidelines for Normal Sleep and Physical Activity 3. Guideline for Dental Care, Diapers, and Clothing 4. Guidelines for Prevention of Accidents and Injuries 5. Screentime Guidelines for Parents 6. Guideline for School and My Child: Parental Concerns Regarding Schooling […]

Survey of autism spectrum disorder in Chandigarh, India Priti Arun & Bir Singh Chavan

Indian J Med Res 154, September 2021, pp **-** DOI: 10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_930_19 Survey of autism spectrum disorder in Chandigarh, India Priti Arun & Bir Singh Chavan Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College & Hospital, Chandigarh, India Received May 23, 2019 Quick Response Code: Background & objectives: Prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has been reportedly on […]

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Mental, behavioural or neurodevelopmental disorders

INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF DISEASES – Mortality and Morbidity Statistics CHAPTER 06 Mental, behavioural or neurodevelopmental disorders This chapter has 161 four-character categories. Code range starts with 6A00 Mental, behavioural and neurodevelopmental disorders are syndromes characterized by clinically significant disturbance in an individual’s cognition, emotional regulation, or behaviour that reflects a dysfunction in the psychological, biological, […]

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Adolescent Opioid Addiction

What Pediatric Primary Care Providers Need to Know About Medication Assisted Therapy for Adolescent Opioid Addiction • Diana Deister, MS, MD • Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist • Adolescent Substance Use and Addictions Program • Division of Developmental Medicine BostonChildren’s Hospital • October 24th, 2017 1 Disclosure Diana Deister, MS, MD has no relationships with commercial […]

Heart Breaking Story: Doctor Mortgages MBBS degree to pay for wife’s ECMO treatment

Pali: Redefining “love”, a Rajasthan-based doctor recently mortgaged his MBBS degree for Rs 70 lakhs in an attempt to save the life of his wife, who had been on ECMO support due to Covid-19… — Read on


Health Ministry Counts 13,01,319 Allopathic Doctors, and 5.65 lakh AYUSH doctors in India

New Delhi: Taking all the doctors registered with the State Medical Councils and the National Medical Commission (NMC) into consideration, India has a total number of 13,01,319 allopathic doctors,… — Read on

LETTERSMyoclonus Associated With Disulfiram

LETTERSMyoclonus Associated With DisulfiramTo the Editor: Disulfiram, an inhibitor of acetaldehyde dehydrogenase, has been used in the management of alcohol dependence as a deterrent agent. The major adverse events with disulfiram include hepatic, neurologic, psychiatric, and dermatologic reactions. There are few reports of seizures associated with disulfiram.Disulfiram has been used in the management of alcohol […]

CHAPTER 06 Mental, behavioural or neurodevelopmental disorders This chapter has 161 four-character categories. Code range starts with 6A00 Mental, behavioural and neurodevelopmental disorders are syndromes characterized by clinically significant disturbance in an individual’s cognition, emotional regulation, or behaviour that reflects a dysfunction in the psychological, biological, or developmental processes that underlie mental and behavioural functioning. […]

SHELL SHOCK Wendy Holden WHINC Published in the United Kingdom by WHINC Copyright © 1998 Wendy Holden This revised Kindle edition copyright © 2014 Wendy Holden Author’s website Wendy Holden has asserted her right under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 to be identified as the author of this work. ISBN-13 978-1-84396-206-9 A […]


HIGHLIGHTS OF TODAY’S VC BY NMC 1. Proposed dates of starting the session for batch starting in 2022 (2021-22) Phase I – 14th February (11 months) Phase II – 1st March 2023 (12 months) Phase III Part 1 – 1st April 2024 – Part 2 (27 months +) 2. Replacement of Hippocrates Oath with Charak […]

Mental Abilities Can Actually Improve During Aging

Home ▸ News Release ▸ Key Mental Abilities Can Actually Improve During AgingKey Mental Abilities Can Actually Improve During AgingPhotoillustration of the outline of a human brain against a colorful backgroundImage credit: monsitj, iStock / Getty Images Plus Posted in News Release | Tagged aging, Alzheimer’s disease, brain, executive function, mind, neuroscience Media ContactKaren Teberkm463@georgetown.eduWASHINGTON […]

Bridging the Digital Divide

Updated: February 04, 2022, 14:56 ISTFinance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Budget 2022 has thrown a delightful surprise by announcing 23 tele mental health centres, with National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) as the nodal centre and International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore (IIIT-B) offering tech support. Many mental health professionals feel this is […]

Treatment and care for people with AD should be individualized based on symptoms and social situation.

The first step following diagnosis is to provide education, support, and resources to the patient and the family. This news is often devastating and may evoke many questions about the disease process, time course, and potential treatment options. A social worker, psychologist, or other mental health professionals should be made available to provide emotional support […]

Initial treatment of epilepsy in adults

Initial treatment of epilepsy in adults Literature review current through: Jan 2022. | This topic last updated: Jul 19, 2021. INTRODUCTION epilepsy is the syndrome of two or more unprovoked seizures that occur more than 24 hours apart [1]. Seizures affect people in many different ways. Seizures are disruptive in the lives of patients and can cause injury. People […]

Indian Agarwal community having megalencephalic leukodystrophy with cysts is caused by a common MLC1 mutation

April 2004 Neurology 62(6):878-82 Indian Agarwal community has a higher prevalence of megalencephalic leukodystrophy with cysts and is is caused by a common MLC1 mutation DOI:10.1212/WNL.63.11.2197-a Source PubMed Authors: J R Gorospe B S Singhal T Kainu F Wu Show all 8 authors Request full-text PDF To read the full-text of this research, you can request […]

How common is violence by psychiatric patients? (Lancet Psych 2021) 

  How common is violence by psychiatric patients? (Lancet Psych 2021)  The Question What do evidence suggest as the risk of violence by individuals with different diagnoses? Violence is a broad term encompassing a variety of behaviours. In this narrative review, Daniel Whiting, Paul Lichtenstein, Seena Fazel looked at officially registered violent crimes (arrests / conviction) ie in […]

National Tele-Mental Health Programme:

Experts hail ‘rare mention’ of mental health in Budget 2022“NIMHANS to be the nodal centre and IIIT Bangalore will provide technological support for the mental health programme,” said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her Budget 2022 speechADVERTISEMENT By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi |Updated: February 1, 2022 6:18:02 pmmental healthMental health has been included in […]

Diagnosis and management of headaches in young people and adults: NICE Guidelines

Updated guideline covering advice on the diagnosis and management of tension-type headache, migraine (including migraine with aura and menstrual-related migraine), cluster headache and medication… — Read on

Headache causes mnemonic

🧩 Medical Mnemonics Headache causes 🎻SHADMEHR 🎶Sinus thrombosis (venous),Sinusitis, Stroke, SAH🎶Hydrocephalus🎶Arteritis (temporal, lupus), Angle-closure glucoma🎶Dissection, Drugs (opiate rebound headache, steroid withrawal and oral convaceptives)🎶Mass, Medication overuse🎶Encephalitis and meningitis🎶Headache, primary(migraine, cluster, tension & Hemicrania continua)🎶Raised ICP neurology 〰〰〰〰〰〰〰〰〰〰〰©️Medical Mnemonics

Financial Ignorance among doctors Original ArticleJournal of Clinical Orthopaedics 2021 July-Dec;6(2):- 8-11Financial Ignorance among Orthopedic Surgeons: A Survey In COVID-19 EraSachin Kale1, Ajit Chalak1, Sanjay Dhar1, Prasad Chaudhari1, Sushmit Singh1, Aditya Gunjotikar1AbstractBackground: COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected the finances of orthopedic surgeons around the globe due to recurring lockdowns and fewer elective surgeries. It has […]