Category neuropsychiatry

Kerala Assembly passes new Kerala Public Health Bill

Kerala Assembly passes new Kerala Public Health Bill March 21, 2023 11:53 pm | Updated 11:53 pm IST  The new and comprehensive Kerala Public Health Bill, 2023, unifying the provisions in the Madras Public Health Act, 1939 and the Travancore-Cochin Public Health Act, 1955 was passed by the Assembly on Tuesday.  However, amidst the ongoing […]

What is RTH (Right to Health) bill which was passed today in rajsthan ?

What is RTH (Right to Health) bill which was passed today in rajsthan ? 1) any patient can walk in any hospital if he/she has any emergency, hospital has to admit and treat him/her without taking any payment (emergency is not describred so practically any patient can walk in and say I have emergency please […]

An appeal

I wish the Khalistanis knew this.1.We Indian Sikhs understand your anger with India. We Indian Sikhs too feel the same pain of 1984 and Bluestar; but we don’t blame the whole of India for it. It was the act of Indira Gandhi and her son, Rajiv Gandhi that gave us this deep… wound. We are […]


588‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍ ‍ ‍‍‍‍‍ ‍‍ ‍राजस्‍थान‍राज-पत्र,‍मार्‍च 20,‍2023‍‍‍‍‍ ‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍भाग‍3(क) Bill No. 21 of 2022 (Authorised English Translation) THE RAJASTHAN RIGHT TO HEALTH BILL, 2022 (As amended by the Select Committee) Note:- All matters omitted by the Select Committee have been placed in square brackets and newly matters inserted have been underlined. A Bill to provide for right[s] […]


अपनी अंतरात्मा को जगाए ,संघर्ष करने वालों का साथ दें धोखा नहीं करे जयपुर जैसा मैंने देखा !! कल 20 मार्च 2023 को राजस्थान की हठधर्मी गहलोत सरकार द्वारा लाए जा रहे RTH बिल के खिलाफ निजी चिकित्सा कर्मियों द्वारा बुलाए गए जयपुर कूच में शामिल होने के लिए अपनी सीनियर डॉक्टर अनिल सुराना बॉस […]

Doctor Visit Charges in India

List of Doctor Visit Charges / rates in various cities of India. Doctor Visit Charges cost in more than 70 cities. — Read on

राइट टू किल private hospital

जयपुर: राजस्थान सरकार प्रदेश की जनता को स्वास्थ्य का कानूनी अधिकार देने के लिए राइट टू हेल्थ बिल के तहत कानून बनाने जा रही है। बिल का ड्राफ्ट तैयार कर लिया गया है । पिछले विधानसभा सत्र में इसे पेश भी किया था लेकिन प्रदेश के प्राइवेट अस्पतालों के डॉक्टर इस बिल का विरोध कर […]


Simmi Waraich SUBSTANCE use — mainly harmful use and dependence — has emerged as a major problem all over the world and countries are grappling with policies and reforms. As such, Anirudh Kala’s book, ‘Most of What You Know about Addiction is Wrong’, is a pertinent read, not only for policymakers but laypersons as well. […]


Covid-19 threat expected to become on par with flu this year, says WHO

Covid-19 threat expected to become on par with flu this year, says WHO The World Health Organization is considering downgrading covid-19 from a public health emergency of international concern, its highest level of alert, as the coronavirus is now less likely to cause serious illness or overload healthcare services By Clare Wilson 17 March 2023 Covid-19 […]

Do Masks Work? Yes. No. Maybe.

Do Masks Work? It’s a Question of Physics, Biology, and Behavior. A recent review from a prominent scientific source has reignited the debate over masks. There are no easy answers. Top: A man wearing a mask below his nose sits at an outdoor table in Times Square, New York City, in August 2020. Visual: Alexi […]

101,043 MBBS, 45,471 MD, MS, PG Diploma, 4,997 SS seats available across 660 medical colleges in India

By – Garima Published On 2023-03-18 12:00 GMT   |   Update On 2023-03-18 12:00 GMT New Delhi: Providing the current total of all medical seats and institutes in the country, the Health Ministry has released a complete breakup pointing out a significant increase in the seat matrix across all states/UTs. According to the data […]

probiotics and psychobiotics

Neurobiology of Stress 13 (2020) 100277 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Neurobiology of Stress journal homepage: Lacticaseibacillus paracasei Lpc-37® improves psychological and physiological markers of stress and anxiety in healthy adults: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled and parallel clinical trial (the Sisu study) Elaine Patterson a, *, Síle M. Griffin a, Alvin Ibarra a, Emilia […]

Doctor Can’t Be Punished Under Drugs & Cosmetics Act For Storing Small Quantities Of Medicines : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that a doctor’s act of storing small quantities of medicines will not amount to an offence of unauthorized stocking of medicines under Section 18(c) of the Drugs and… — Read on

Food causing ectopic.

Heart Palpitations Aff Eating Heart palpitations feel like your heart flutters, pounds or skips a beat. Certain ingredients in food, such as sugar, carbs or salt, can cause them. Supplements, medications and other factors can also play a role. Heart palpitations after eating usually aren’t harmful.  OVERVIEW What are heart palpitations after eating? Heart palpitations feel […]


Please don’t mix fruits and a whole lot of raw green and colored veggies into a blender and make yourself a detox juice if you have pre existing liver disease. This is the second patient this week who seems to have developed kidney injury after daily consumption of home made fruit+veggie juice. A blend of […]

Patients Who Harass Physicians: 5 Behaviors toWatch For

Patients Who Harass Physicians: 5 Behaviors toWatch ForIn August 2021, at the height of the COVID Delta variant, a male patient in hisearly 50s visited the family medicine practice of Jacqui O’Kane, DO, at SouthGeorgia Medical Center.“He complained of upper respiratory symptoms,” said O’Kane. “Specifically, he had a dry cough, fever, headache, and malaise.” She […]

Amendments to hospital protection Act likely as doctors come under frequent attacks in Kerala

Though close to 200 cases of violence against healthcare workers have been reported in the State since 2020, none of the culprits have been booked under the Act, says IMA State unit. The doctors have urged the government to amend the Act to declare the area within a 500-metre radius of a hospital as a […]

Quitting Doctors: The New Phenomenon

Quitting Doctors: The New Phenomenon©️ Dr. Rajas Deshpande “I am reducing my practice now. I have already stopped admitting cases” one of my colleagues told me during the coffee break. I wasn’t surprised, as it was the fourth time this week some doctor had said that to me. He is an excellent physician, I know […]

Guidelines for determining medical negligence underway? Health Ministry says matter under Consideration

NMC had also written to the Union Health Ministry on September 29, 2021, suggesting the constitution, terms of members and functioning of such medical boards at district and state levels. — Read on

Drug regulators

The Centre has proposed that the country’s apex drug regulatory body, CDSCO, be  ..  Read more at:

Three Years into Pandemic — Time to get out

Three Years into Pandemic — Time to get out WHO declared the coronavirus disease as Pandemic on 11 March 2020. As three years pass, life moves on, eventually returning to normal. As we look into the past awful memories mixed with lifetime experiences, start flashing on the screen. World learned several new things during days […]

In Memorium: Neurosurgeons We Lost in 2022 – PMC

World Neurosurg. 2023 Mar 2 doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2023.02.044 [Epub ahead of print] PMCID: PMC9978927PMID: 36894489 In Memorium: Neurosurgeons We Lost in 2022 Bipin Chaurasia,1,∗ Bhavya Pahwa,2 Abhidha Shah,3 Tho Vantha,4 Raushan Kumar Chaurasia,5 Batuk Diyora,6 Kanwaljeet Garg,7 Patricia Maggiora,8 Khemakhem Moez,9 Adnen Boubaker,10 Fernando Luiz Rolemberg Dantas,11 Renato Fedatto Beraldo,12 Ahmed Ragab AbdelSalam,13 Mahmoud Hamdy Fergany Ali,14 […]

healthy patient-doctor relationship

It is indeed with a heavy heart that I write this obituary about the slow and steady decline and painful( to many of us in the field ) death of a healthy patient-doctor relationship which was based on trust, confidence and respect. Having been in the field for over four decades, I have witnessed the […]

Raman Viswanathan

Raman Viswanathan was born on 8th September 1899. After graduating in English literature and Science from the Madras University, he had his medical education in Madras Medical College where from he took his M.B.B.S. in 1926 and M.D. in General Medicine in 1931. He was awardedmembership of the Royal College of Physicians, London, in 1932 […]

जस्टिस फॉर जज।

भूतपूर्व चीफ जस्टिस रंजन गोगोई जी (जो भगवान राम मंदिर केस की सुनवाई के समय चीफ जस्टिस थे) ने रिटायरमेंट के बाद अपनी एक किताब लिखी जिसका नाम है जस्टिस फॉर जज। इस किताब में उन्होंने राम मंदिर की सुनवाई के समय बनी अलग अलग परिस्थितियों का जिक्र किया है जिसमें से एक परिस्थिति बहुत […]

List of the Best Pulmonologist in Dehradun 2023

Pulmonary/Lung issues have been very common these days. Lung issues are treated by doctors known as pulmonologists. It might be hard for individuals to find the best pulmonologist if they lack proper knowledge regarding the pulmonary field. In this article, we will be looking at some factors to look for when searching for the best […]

Best pulmonologist in dehradun

Who is the best pulmonologist in Dehradun? Dr. Manvendra Garg MD is a good pulmonary physician. He is running a chest clinic at 61 Gandhi Road, lane jain dharamshala, Dehradun. His phone number is 01352621343, 9760879999.,78.0355187,18z/data=!4m12!1m5!3m4!2zMzDCsDE5JzA0LjciTiA3OMKwMDInMjIuOCJF!8m2!3d30.31798!4d78.03966!3m5!1s0x39092991467c1de3:0xa9820f74a943af2b!8m2!3d30.3146225!4d78.0357717!16s%2Fg%2F11g8pys5p4?hl=en-US Pulmonologist If you have a cough that lasts for a long time, or you have trouble breathing, […]

These 7 festivals celebrated in other parts of the world are similar to Holi

These 7 festivals celebrated in other parts of the world are similar to Holi Holi, the fun-filled and messy festival of colours is what we Indian love to celebrate with our hearts wide-open. We don’t care about getting dirty because it is how Holi is meant to be celebrated. Well, it isn’t the lone fest […]

How should Advance Directive be recorded and preserved?

How should Advance Directive be recorded and preserved? The document should be signed by the executor in the presence of two attesting witnesses, preferably independent, and countersigned by the jurisdictional Judicial Magistrate of First Class (JMFC) so designated by the concerned District Judge.The witnesses and the jurisdictional JMFC shall record their satisfaction that the document […]

Kali Jota by Neeru Bajwa and Satinder

Neeru BajwaSatinder Sartaaj Went to see movie Kali Jota by Neeru Bajwa and Satinder Strong and emotional performance by Neeru Bajwa.But I wonder how did censor board passed the scenes in movie which shows Mental patients in very poor light, CHAINED PATIENTS, UNMODIFIED ECT, AND ACTORS MAKING FUN OF POOR PSYCHIATRIC PATIENTS BY DOING VARIOUS […]

The therapeutic potential of psychedelics: the European regulatory perspective

The therapeutic potential of psychedelics: the European regulatory perspectiveSDI Productions/Getty Images714 Vol 401 March 4, 2023Published OnlineIn the EU, mental health problems affect more than one February 10, 2023in six people with considerable impacts for individuals society and economic costs that exceed 4% of grossdomestic product across the EU.1,2 There is a need for […]

Standard Electroencephalography in Clinical Psychiatry

Standard Electroencephalography in Clinical Psychiatry Standard Electroencephalography in Clinical Psychiatry: A Practical Handbook, First Edition Edited by Nash Boutros, Silvana Galderisi, Oliver Pogarell and Silvana Riggio © 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. ISBN: 978-0-470-74782-7 Other Titles in the Wiley Practical Handbooks for Psychiatry Series The Old Age Psychiatry Handbook: A practical guide Joanne Rodda, […]

Foundation of alternate system

Foundation of alternate system is on balance of panja boothas! Every human body is a miniscule of the universe!அண்டத்தில் இருப்பதுதான் பிண்டத்திலும்….andam is universe and pindam is human body! For thithi you do pinda pooja..hope one can decipher what this means!The 5 elements water, fire, earth, air and space constitute the universe and a miniscule of […]

Study shows antibody-dependent SARS-CoV-2 transmission and pathogenesis

Study shows antibody-dependent SARS-CoV-2 transmission and pathogenesis -SRAS tnedneped-ydobitna swohs ydutS sisenegohtap dna noissimsnart 2-VoC By Neha Mathur Feb 23 2023 Reviewed by Danielle Ellis, B.Sc. *Important notice: bioRxiv publishes preliminary scientific reports that are not peer-reviewed and, therefore, should not be regarded as conclusive, guide clinical practice/health-related behavior, or treated as established information. In […]

A Lab Leak in China Most Likely Origin of Covid PandemIf

A Lab Leak in China Most Likely Origin of Covid Pandem…… ◆ WSJ NEWS EXCLUSIVENATIONAL SECURITY Lab Leak Most Likely Origin of Covid-19 Pandemic, Energy Department Now Says U.S. agency’s revised assessment is based on new intelligence A campus of the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan, China, in 2020. PHOTO: HECTOR RETAMAL�AGENCE FRANCE�PRESSE�GETTY […]

coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Community and close contact exposures continue to drive the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. CDC and other public health authorities recommend community mitigation strategies to reduce transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 (1,2). Characterization of community exposures can be difficult to assess when widespread transmission is occurring, especially from asymptomatic per- sons within […]

Healing the Economy: Estimating the Economic Impact of India’s Vaccination and Related Measures†

Healing the Economy: Estimating the Economic Impact of India’s Vaccination and Related Measures† Working Paper* Amit Kapoor1 Richard Dasher2 † The authors would like to thank Rishi Jain, Shivani Kowadkar, Sheen Zutshi, and Teesta Bose for their research assistance. * The views presented here are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the […]

Ten Traits of Great Physicians

Ten Traits of Great PhysiciansJohn P. Higgins, MD, MBA, MPhilMcGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Tex.ABSTRACTThere are certain traits that differentiate great doctors from good doctors. This article will discuss some of these traits along with tips you can incorporate to go from good to great. By applying these […]


ADVANCED DIRECTIVEI _______(name) age _ years Indian, residing at ________ ___________________________ (address) hereby exercise my right to make decisions about my healthcare. This document titled “Advanced Directive” shall come into force when I am unable, due to my physical or mental incapacity, to make my own healthcare decisions. In the event of losing my capacity […]

An observational study on drug prescribing pattern of psychotropic medication in psychiatry outpatient department of a medical college in

[Downloaded free from on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, IP:]Original ArticleAn observational study on drug prescribing pattern of psychotropic medication in psychiatry outpatient department of a medical college in Eastern IndiaUjjwal Bandyopadhyay1, Debanjan Bhattacharjee2, Avik Chakraborty3*1Associate Professor, 2Senior Resident, 3Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, ESI‐PGIMSR, ESIC Medical College and ESIC Hospital and ODC (EZ), […]

Can a Million Chinese People Die and Nobody Know?

Can a Million Chinese People Die and Nobody Know? Official statistics on COVID can’t be trusted, because they serve Beijing’s political interests. Making the dead disappear is only part of it. By Michael Schuman FEBRUARY 24, 2023, 7:40 AM ET Can a million people vanish from the planet without the world knowing? It seems impossible […]


What is Spirometry? V Spirometry is a method of assessing lung function by measuring the total volume of air the patient can expel from the lungs after a maximal inhalation.  Indications: Diagnostic •To evaluate  respiratory symptoms, signs, or abnormal laboratory tests •To measure the effect of disease on pulmonary function •To screen individuals at risk of […]

N-Methyl D-Aspartate (NMDA) Receptor Antagonists and Memantine Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease, Vascular Dementia and Parkinson’s Disease

HHS Public Access Author manuscriptCurr Alzheimer Res. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2016 August 28.Author Manuscript Author Manuscript Author Manuscript Author ManuscriptPublished in final edited form as:Curr Alzheimer Res. 2012 July ; 9(6): 746–758.N-Methyl D-Aspartate (NMDA) Receptor Antagonists and Memantine Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease, Vascular Dementia and Parkinson’s DiseaseDavid Olivares1, Varun K. Deshpande2, Ying Shi2, […]

Letter To,Shri Narendra Modi

INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (HQs.)(Registered under the Societies Act XXI of 1860)Mutually Affiliated with the British & Nepal Medical AssociationsI.M.A. House, Indraprastha Marg, New Delhi-110 002Telephones: +91-11-2337 0009 (10 lines), 23378680 / +91-9999116375, 9999116376, Fax: +91-11-23379470Website: ; Email: hsg@ima-india.orgNational PresidentDr. Sharad Kr. Agarwal+91-9717111942 np@ima-india.orgImmediate Past National PresidentDr. Sahajanand Pd. Singh+91-9334118698 sahajsurgery.phulwarisharif@gmail.comHonorary Secretary GeneralDr. Anilkumar J. […]

Beware doctorsLandmark formula for compensation

Beware doctorsLandmark formula for compensation by Supreme Court. (70 – age) x annual income + 30% for inflation – 1/3 for expenses. Hence if a 35 year old person dies due to medical negligence and has a monthly income of 2 lakhs (70-35) x 24lakhs = 8.4 crores. Add 30% =10.92 cr – 1/3 for […]


—( )— REGISTERED NO. DL—(N)04/0007/2003—19EXTRAORDINARY II — 1PART II — Section 1PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY66]No.66] NEWDELHI,THURSDAY,DECEMBER05,2019/AGRAHAYANA14,1941(SAKA)Separate paging is given to this Part in order that it may be filed as a separate compilation.MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE (Legislative Department)New Delhi, the 5th December, 2019/Agrahayana 14, 1941 (Saka) The following Act of Parliament received the assent of […]


Recent professional conduct regulations by the National Medical Commission NMC for registered medical practitioners

Recent professional conduct regulations by the National Medical Commission NMC for registered medical practitioners RMPs are penned down in this article. The Ethics and Medical Registration Board (EMRB) of the National Medical Commission (NMC) has released draft rules entitled “National Medical Commission, Registered Medical Practitioner (Professional Conduct) Regulations 2022.” The proposed regulations include a broad […]

First Kraken, now Orthrus

First Kraken, now Orthrus: Monsters from Greek mythology are taking a new form – of COVID-19 variants. Now experts warn of Orthrus. Officially called CH.1.1, this Omicron spawn could leave the fast-spreading Kraken behind XBB.1.5, also known as Kraken, is the most dominant virus in the US right now. But experts warn that Orthrus could […]