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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 http://gpsych.bmj.com/ 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 […]

ACAM2000 and JYNNEOSTM

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 […]

sleep

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 […]

Endoxifen

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 […]

Shulgin

Alexander “Sasha” Shulgin, a chemist and psychopharmacologist who introduced the world to the drug MDMA — later called Ecstasy — while creating hundreds of other psychedelic drugs that ultimately provoked a harsh government crackdown, died June 2 at his home in Lafayette, Calif. He was 88. His death was announced by his wife and research […]

Sackler family

Members of the Sackler family who are at the center of the nation’s deadly opioid crisis have won sweeping immunity from opioid lawsuits linked to their privately owned company Purdue Pharma and its OxyContin medication. Federal Judge Robert Drain approved a bankruptcy settlement on Wednesday that grants the Sacklers “global peace” from any liability for […]

Eating ourselves to death: How food is a drug and what food abuse

Original Research Article Eating ourselves to death: How food is a drug and what food abuse costs Matthew Robinson Abstract Drug Science, Policy and Law Volume 8: 1–21 © The Author(s) 2022 Article reuse guidelines: sagepub.com/journals-permissions DOI: 10.1177/20503245221112577 journals.sagepub.com/home/dsp The objective of this paper is to examine definitions of the terms “drug,” “drug use, “drug […]

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The most important skill you didn’t learn in school: Negotiation. 7 simple strategies to become a world-class negot:Is ANCHORING: Is a psychological tactic that uses “shock value” of a VERY high/low offer. It creates a desired reference point for the subsequent (real) offer.  When the real offer is presented, it’s compared to the anchor YOU […]

GUIDELINES FOR MANAGEMENT OF MONKEYPOX DISEASEMinistry of Health and Family Welfare GOVERNMENT OF INDIA1 IntroductionMonkeypox (MPX) is a viral zoonotic disease with symptoms similar to smallpox, although with less clinical severity. MPX was first discovered in 1958 in colonies of monkeys kept for research, hence the name ‘monkeypox.’ The first human case of monkeypox was […]

(Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics) Regulations, 2002 (Published in Part III, Section 4 of the Gazette of India, dated 6th April, 2002)

Indian Medical Council (Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics) Regulations, 2002 (Published in Part III, Section 4 of the Gazette of India, dated 6th April, 2002) MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA NOTIFICATION New Delhi, dated 11th March, 2002 No. MCI-211(2)/2001/Registration. In exercise of the powers conferred under section 20A read with section 33(m) of the Indian Medical […]

Report of the Committee on NMC Draft Regulations

Report of the Committee on NMC Draft Regulations National Medical Commission Registered Medical Practitioner (Professional conduct) Regulations, 2022 having put into public domain by the National Medical Commission for suggestions and comments to be made known to them on or before 22nd June, 2022. National President, IMA constituted a Committee under the Chairmanship of Dr. […]

PM15CH10_Chan ARjats.cls September 27, 2019 14:43 Annu. Rev. Pathol. Mech. Dis. 2020. 15:235–59 The Annual Review of Pathology: Mechanisms of Disease is online at pathol.annualreviews.org https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-pathmechdis- 012419-032711 Copyright © 2020 by Annual Reviews. All rights reserved Keywords mitochondrial dynamics, mitochondrial fusion, mitochondrial fission, mitophagy, neurodegeneration Abstract The dynamic properties of mitochondria—including their fusion, fission, and […]

The Economic Consequences of Increasing Sleep Among the Urban Poor∗

The Economic Consequences of Increasing Sleep Among the Urban Poor∗ Pedro Bessone† Gautam Rao‡ Frank Schilbach Heather Schofield Mattie Toma April 7, 2021 Abstract The urban poor in developing countries face challenging living environments, which may interfere with good sleep. Using actigraphy to measure sleep objectively, we find that low-income adults in Chennai, India sleep […]

GUIDELINES FOR MANAGEMENT OF MONKEYPOX DISEASE

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 1 1. Introduction Monkeypox (MPX) is a viral zoonotic disease with symptoms similar to smallpox, although with less clinical severity. MPX was first discovered in 1958 in colonies of monkeys kept for research, hence the name ‘monkeypox.’ The first human case of monkeypox was reported from […]

acetylcarnosine (NAC) drops for age‐related cataract

acetylcarnosine (NAC) drops for age‐related cataract Vincent DJ‐P Dubois, Andrew Bastawrous, and Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group Additional article information Abstract Background Cataract is the leading cause of world blindness. The only available treatment for cataract is surgery. Surgery requires highly‐trained individuals with expensive operating facilities. Where these are not available, patients go untreated. A […]

No Doctor Needed In The Near Future?

No Doctor Needed In The Near Future?©️ Dr. Rajas Deshpande Laughter is the best medicine… so when you see someone having a heart attack, why don’t you tell them a joke, make them laugh and take them to a comedy show? Sunlight is the best doctor – so if someone has a paralysis or a […]

Amazing story of a doctor who climbed Everest without

Amazing story of a doctor who climbed Everest without legs..Dr. Rajas Deshpande At the age of twenty-fourth, Dr. during pregnancy. Padma Patil has lost the strength of both legs. Had a lot of doctors walk around. But not the diagnosis. Then someone send them to bombay hospital Dr. Sent in to Kecky Turrell. He diagnosed […]

leadership

You shouldn’t be leading anyone until you’ve learned these 9 leadership lessons: 1. Don’t criticize, condemn, or complain. People rarely criticize themselves. So you shouldn’t criticize them either. Criticizing someone will: – Hurt their pride– Demoralize them– Amplify the problem– Put them on the defensive– Make them resentful of you Anyone can criticize. It takes a […]

DO DOCTORS DIE EARLIER THAN GENERAL POPULATION?

CLINICAL REVIEW DO DOCTORS DIE EARLIER THAN GENERAL POPULATION? Doctors live highly stressful lives. Many times, we do hear news of young doctors passing away too soon. It is highly paradoxical that advocates of a healthy life themselves face untimely demise.Researchers have been trying to understand the trends, causes, and solutions for this hardship in […]

King George’s Medical University campus

King George’s Medical University is situated in the heart of the historic city of Lucknow which is the capital of India ‘s most populous state Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow lies about 500 km east of Delhi . The city was the seat of the Nawabs of Awadh in the 19 th century and a centre for […]

Top 10 most beautiful medical campuses in India

Login  0 BOOK A FREE DEMO OF LIVE CLASS 1. Campus of Kasturba Medical College This college is situated on the serene locales of a small town called Manipal through which one can see the Arabian Sea. The entire campus looks green covering an area of 200 acres of open land. It is considered as […]

Medical Negligence

Medical Negligence: Karnataka Court Convicts Three Doctors For Death Of Woman Operated Without Ventilator Facility & Other Life Saving EquipmentMustafa Plumber15 Jan 2022 4:30 PM “A Judicial Magistrate First Class court in Bidar district of Karnataka recently convicted three doctors for causing the death of a woman who was operated on by them without having […]

Mental Illness Will Cost The… Mental illness will cost the global economy

Home » Health » Mental Illness Will Cost The… Mental illness will cost the global economy $16 trillion by 2030 Junaid Dar 6 July 2022 4:37 PM (Representational Photo: AFP) Highlights Anxiety and depression increased worldwide by 26 per cent and 28 per cent in the first year of the pandemic Mental illness will cost […]

Mental health act

RULES CHAPTER-I Preliminary 1. Title and commencement.- (1) These rules may be called the Mental healthcare ( Uttarakhand mental health authority) Rules, 2022. (2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the official Gazette. 2. Definitions.– (1) In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires, – (a) “Act” means the […]

STATE MENTAL HEALTH AUTHORITY, UTTARAKHAND Dehradun, the 05 July

STATE MENTAL HEALTH AUTHORITY, UTTARAKHAND Dehradun, the 05 July, 2022 CHAPTER – I PRELIMINARY 1 Short title and commencement.- i) These regulations shall be called the Uttarakhand State Mental Healthcare Regulations (State Mental Health Authority), 2022. ii) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. 2 Definitions. – […]

sed guidelines for Home Isolation of mild /asymptomatic COVID-19 cases

Government of India Ministry of Health & Family WelfareRevised guidelines for Home Isolation of mild /asymptomatic COVID-19 cases 1. BackgroundOver the past two years, it has been seen globally as well as in India that majority of cases of COVID-19 are either asymptomatic or have very mild symptoms. Such cases usually recover with minimal interventions […]

Neuropathy Update

June 25 – 28 Vienna, Austria Neuropathy Update Sl. No. Content Page No. 1 Diagnostic tests for small fiber neuropathy. 1 2 Why are some neuropathies painful and others not? 3 3 Symptomatic pharmacological and topical treatment of peripheral neuropathic pain 6 4 Immune-mediated small fiber neuropathy: classification, diagnosis and treatment 8 5 Does small […]

Reaching the Unreachable: The Promise of Telepsychiatry in India

Reaching the Unreachable: The Promise of Telepsychiatry in IndiaAmrita ParekhA 2005 study by the National Commission on Macroeconomics and Health indicated that at least 71 million people in India have a serious mental disorder. Despite this alarming statistic, infrastructure as well as manpower for mental health in the country is severely inadequate. Furthermore, 70% of […]

Telepsychiatry Operational Guidelines – 2020Indian Psychiatric Society, &

Dr Suresh Bada Math, Dr Narayana Manjunatha, Dr C Naveen Kumar, Dr Chethan Basavarajappa & Dr BN Gangadhar Telepsychiatry Operational Guidelines – 2020Indian Psychiatric Society, &Telemedicine Society of India,In collaboration withNational Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, (Institute of National Importance)Bengaluru – 560029ISBN: 978-81-945815-2-9NIMHANS Publication No. 170 Copyright © NIMHANS, Bengaluru -560029May 2020 EditorsDr. […]

Every harm, intimidation, obstruction or hindrance to Healthcare professionals is Violence: Kerala HC

Ernakulam: Observing that even an act of intimidation or obstruction or hindrance to a healthcare service person is a non-bailable offence under the Kerala Healthcare Service Persons and Healthcare Service Institutions Act 2012 (Healthcare Act), the Kerala High Court recently denied granting anticipatory bail to a person who allegedly restrained a doctor from performing her […]

INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF DISEASES – Mortality and Morbidity Statistics

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, […]

Personality Test: Your Sitting positions reveals these personality traits

Personality Test: Your Sitting positions reveals these personality traits Do you sit with your knees straight? Knees apart? Ankles crossed? Crossed Legs? Or Figure-Four leg lock? Men Women readers, Know what your sitting position says about your personality and those of the people you know! ROOPASHREE SHARMA UPDATED: JUN 21, 2022 18:47 IST Sitting Position […]

Auto-brewery syndrome

Auto-brewery syndrome or gut fermentation syndrome is a condition in which ethanol is produced through endogenous fermentation by fungi or bacteria in the gastrointestinal (GI) system, oral cavity, or urinary system. Patients with auto-brewery syndrome present with many of the signs and symptoms of alcohol intoxication while denying the intake of alcohol and often report […]

NDPS Bill

On August 29, 1985, Janardhana Poojary, the then minister of state for finance , introduced the NDPS Bill in the Rajya Sabha. As a signatory to the United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961, India was obligated to introduce strong legislation to control the manufacture, supply and consumption of drugs, and discontinue its traditional […]

NATIONAL MEDICAL COMMISSIONNEW DELHI, objections

NATIONAL MEDICAL COMMISSIONNEW DELHI, DATEDNational Medical Commission Registered Medical Practitioner (Professional Conduct) Regulations, 2022.The concerns and objections of RMPs:Although there are uncountable number of contentious clauses in the draft,we are picking up a few important ones and expressing our disappointment and dissent. The original clauses are mentioned in black and our concerns are mentioned in […]

Current GKPersonality Test: Your Nose shape reveals these personality traits

Nose Shape Personality Test: Do you have a Fleshy nose? Button Nose? Straight Greek nose? Crooked nose? Nubian nose like former US President Barack Obama? What the shape of your nose tells about your personality? Today, we will tell you your personality traits based on your nose shape.ROOPASHREE SHARMAUPDATED: JUN 21, 2022 18:47 IST Personality […]

NMC Act objections

2 In covering letter, it is mentioned that document is prepared in accordance with Section 27, 30, 31 and 57 of National Medical Commission Act (2019) (for short NMC Act). The relevant Section 27 gives power to Ethical Medical Registration Board (EMRB) as follows: 27. (1) The Ethics and Medical Registration Board shall perform the […]

NATIONAL MEDICAL COMMISSION

NATIONAL MEDICAL COMMISSION NEW DELHI, DATED National Medical Commission Registered Medical Practitioner (Professional Conduct) Regulations, 2022. The concerns and objections of RMPs: Although there are uncountable number of contentious clauses in the draft, we are picking up a few important ones and expressing our disappointment and dissent. The original clauses are mentioned in black and […]

Sarojini Naidu Medical College & Hospital

Sarojini Naidu Medical College & Hospital,a specialized Tertiary Level Health Care Institution is situated in Agra. Agra, an historical city is famous for its monuments of archeological importance, the major among which are Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. The antiquity of Agra goes back to the […]

Burkit

The year was 1957. A middle aged surgeon was working in Uganda, in the Mulago hospital in Kampala.He was a devout Christian and considered himself a missionary. By his own admission, he wasn’t a great surgeon.What he lacked in surgical genius, he made up for in tenacity. One day a boy named Africa walked into […]

Anterior insula as a gatekeeper of executive control – ScienceDirect

Highlights • The anterior insular cortex plays an under-appreciated role in cognitive control. • The anterior insular cortex is positioned to act as a ‘causal outflow hub’ influencing multiple brain networks. • The anatomy and connectivity of the anterior insula supports this proposed gatekeeper role. Abstract Executive control is a complex high-level cognitive function that […]

Medical debt

Elizabeth and Nick Woodruff of Binghamton, New York, were sued for nearly $10,000 by the hospital where Nick’s infected leg was amputated.Heather Ainsworth for KHN and NPRElizabeth Woodruff drained her retirement account and took on three jobs after she and her husband were sued for nearly $10,000 by the New York hospital where his infected […]

PSYCHE AND SPIRIT: connecting psychiatry and spirituality

PSYCHE AND SPIRIT: connecting psychiatry and spirituality Newsletter of the WPA Section on Religion, Spirituality & Psychiatry (SRSP)Special Issue June 2022OBITUARYEditorial Board: Alan Fung and Peter J. Verhagen http://www.religionandpsychiatry.orgRemembering our friend and colleague Dr. Avdesh Sharma(1956-2022)Peter J. VerhagenThis special edition of the WPA SRSP’s Newsletter Psyche & Spirit is in memory of our chair (2020-2022), […]