Monthly Archives: August 2022

Dr Yellapgrada Subba Rao

Today is the 74th Death Anniversary of Dr Yellapgrada Subba Rao, one of the brightest Scientists / Discoverers, the World of Medicine had witnessed, hailing from India. A famous Writer Doron Antrim observed in 1950 – “ You’ve probably never heard of Dr. Yellapragada Subbarao yet !! Because he lived you may be alive and […]

NAational Snakebite Management Protocol

NAational Snakebite Management Protocol,India is recognised as having the highest snakebite mortality in the world. Most of the fatalities are due to the victim not reaching the hospital in time and are preventable. Research has shown that PHC doctors do not treat snakebite mainly due to lack of confidence. At the secondary and tertiary care […]

“mother-fetal microchimerism”

During pregnancy, some baby cells migrate into the mother’s bloodstream and then return to the child. It’s called “mother-fetal microchimerism”.For 41 weeks, the cells mix and circulate back and forth, and, after the baby is born, many of these cells remain in the mother’s body, leaving a permanent imprint in the tissues, bones, brain and […]

Doctors fees

Doctors feesAre we working for peanuts ?*Dear Colleagues,It is a great opportunity and responsibility to become a doctor.Recently I had an opportunity to visit Hon. Supreme court of India for a public interest litigation. I paid 1.25 lakhs for filing the case and 2.5 lakh to the senior counsel to appear for us.The case was […]

How India treats its physicians: The patient is dead, let’s beat up the doctor. And go home – Times of India

How India treats its physicians: The patient is dead, let’s beat up the doctor. And go home TNN | Aug 7, 2022, 07:26 IST OPEN IN APP These are real stories. ➤His colleague was under assault, he stepped in to protect her, and was assaulted with an iron rod. ➤A young professional tried his best to reverse […]

Bipolar depression: a review of treatment options

Open accessReviewcopyright.Gen Psych: first published as 10.1136/gpsych-2022-100760 on 4 August 2022. Downloaded from on August 6, 2022 at India:BMJ-PG Sponsored. Protected byBipolar depression: a review of treatment optionsTo cite: Levenberg K,Cordner ZA. Bipolar depression: a review of treatmentoptions. General Psychiatry 2022;35:e100760. doi:10.1136/ gpsych-2022-100760Received 31 January 2022 Accepted 13 July 2022Kate Levenberg, Zachary A CordnerAbsTrACTBipolar […]


When properly administered before an exposure, vaccines are effective at protecting people against monkeypox. ACAM2000 and JYNNEOSTM (also known as Imvamune or Imvanex) are the two currently licensed vaccines in the United States to prevent smallpox. On This Page Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis To Prevent Monkeypox Vaccine Effectiveness Receiving Vaccine After Exposure to Monkeypox Virus Revaccination After […]


If you struggle to sleep 8 hours every night, read this: You can’t be your best if you aren’t getting enough rest. Many of us struggle to sleep as much as we should. This makes us • Stressed• Exhausted• Brain fogged I learned the importance of sleep the hard way. Here are 6 things that’ll help you […]


The protein kinase C (PKC) signaling system plays a role in mood disorders and PKC inhibitors such as endoxifen may be an innovative medicine for bipolar disorder (BP) patients. In this study we show for the first time the antimanic properties of endoxifen in patients with bipolar I disorder (BPD I) with current manic or […]

Avoid these three antipsychotics in women with breast cancer

Avoid these three antipsychotics in women with breast cancer Whether use of antipsychotics is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer is controversial and has certainly not been shown. BUT, here are some facts about prolactin, antipsychotics, and breast cancer that I think psychopharmacologists should know but seemed to come as a surprise to […]

COVID-19 will evolve to be more like the common cold

DONATE HEALTH Experts hope COVID-19 will evolve to be more like the common cold January 12, 20225:17 AM ET Heard on  Morning Edition ROB STEINTwitterFacebookLISTEN· 4:46 4-Minute ListenToggle more options Some infectious disease experts think there may be something of a silver lining with the omicron surge. It may leave a blanket of enhanced immunity that leaves […]

Study lists down vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms that ‘may not reverse’; supplementation may also fail to help

Study lists down vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms that ‘may not reverse’; supplementation may also fail to help TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Last updated on – Aug 4, 2022, 12:44 IST 01/8Why is vitamin B12 essential for the body?nullVitamin B12 is one of the most essential nutrients for your body. It is not only necessary and needed to […]